Category: News

Bruce: You get relegated playing the Norwich City way

Callum Wilson may have to wait for a return to the starting line-up as Alan Shearer’s calls for Newcastle to show more attacking intent go unheeded. The Magpies are on a run of just two wins in their last 21 matches and sit just three points clear of Fulham...

Hasenhuttl: Ings has to put Southampton’s needs before his own

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl believes a fit Danny Ings must be part of England’s squad for this summer’s Euros. However, Hasenhuttl says rather than worry about his chances of making Gareth Southgate’s squad, Ings needs to focus on helping the team achieve a successful end to the campaign. Ings...

Dalglish: Liverpool’s bad season can still have a happy ending

Sir Kenny Dalglish says Liverpool need to channel the spirit of Istanbul if their “bad season” is to have a “happy ending”. After their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Tuesday, the Reds need to stage a remarkable comeback in the Champions League second leg tie at Anfield to keep...

‘The wall rises’ around Juventus man targeted by Man United

Juventus midfielder Dejan Kulusevski is set to stay at the club despite there being lingering interest from Man United, according to reports. The 20-year-old made his first-team breakthrough with Italian outfit Atalanta. After a successful loan spell with Parma in 2019/20, Juventus signed him for €35m in January 2020. Kulusevski...

Mourinho: The 6-1 win at Old Trafford does not ‘reflect the reality’

Jose Mourinho has insisted that Tottenham’s 6-1 win at Old Trafford earlier this season gives an unclear reflection of the quality of both teams. Spurs dished out United’s joint heaviest Premier League defeat at Old Trafford thanks to a fine attacking display and a defensive horror show as Mourinho’s...

Tuchel urges Chelsea man to make it ‘impossible’ not to play him

Thomas Tuchel has encouraged Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham to make it impossible not to play him. Abraham has only just shaken off a niggling ankle problem suffered in the 2-0 Premier League win over Newcastle on February 15. Chelsea have lost just once in Tuchel’s 15 matches in charge,...

Arteta ‘positive’ Aubameyang won’t become new Ozil at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta does not think Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will become another Mesut Ozil and says the striker is “totally” committed to the club. Aubameyang signed a hefty new three-year contract last summer but has failed to deliver this season and found himself in and out of Arteta’s team...

Arsenal youngster ‘on the verge’ of signing new long-term deal

Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun is close to signing a new long-term contract with the club, according to reports. The 19-year-old signed his first professional contract with Arsenal in February 2019. He has represented England at youth level and he made his debut for the U20s last year. Balogun has...

Allardyce outlines shocking scale of Robinson abuse

Sam Allardyce has revealed the shocking scale of the abuse levelled at striker Callum Robinson in the wake of his two-goal performance in West Brom’s win at Chelsea last week. Allardyce said Robinson had received “over 70 messages” of a discriminatory nature on social media, and said the response...

Saints loanee Minamino reveals ‘surprise’ at Liverpool exit

Southampton loanee Takumi Minamino has revealed his ‘surprise’ at being allowed to leave Liverpool. The Japan international has failed to hold down a starting place at Anfield since joining from RB Salzburg last year. He secured a loan move to St Mary’s late in the January transfer window to...