Jose Mourinho: How the Premier League table would look based on games since Tottenham appointed their new manager

31 Dec

Tottenham’s fortunes couldn’t have got much worse when Jose Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino six weeks ago. The north Londoners were languishing in 14th having won just three of their opening 12 Premier League games of the season. And the club’s poor form extended beyond the beginning of the campaign. Despite reaching the Champions League […]

Kevin De Bruyne to be rested? How Manchester City and Everton could line up for Premier League clash today

31 Dec

Fantasy Football managers up and down the country ask only one thing of Pep Guardiola when Manchester City host Everton on New Year’s Day – start Kevin De Bruyne. For any other manager this would be a certainly, but Guardiola has developed a reputation for springing a surprise around this time of year. City face […]

Who is Gedson Fernandes? Tottenham have signed a box-to-box midfielder who won’t need time to settle in London

31 Dec

Tottenham have made their first signing under Jose Mourinho. Gedson Fernandes has joined the Premier League club from Benfica on an 18-month loan deal. Tottenham have beaten off competition from West Ham and have the option to complete his signing on a permanent basis in the summer of 2021. Don’t know much about him? Well […]

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta insists he wants Granit Xhaka to stay despite midfielder’s proposed move to Hertha Berlin

31 Dec

Mikel Arteta has insisted he wants Granit Xhaka to stay at Arsenal despite the Gunners midfielder#s heavy links to Hertha Berlin. The Switzerland international missed Sunday’s 2-1 home defeat by Chelsea due to illness, but has a number of European clubs reportedly still monitoring his situation ahead of the January transfer window. Xhaka was stripped […]

Arsenal vs Manchester United LIVE: Line-ups and full commentary of TONIGHT’s blockbuster Premier League clash at the Emirates

31 Dec

Old rivals Arsenal and Manchester United face-off at the Emirates tonight to cap off a huge day of Premier League action. United have enjoyed a fine festive period, winning twice to move up to fifth in the table. The Gunners, meanwhile, are still adjusting to life under Mikel Arteta and lost to Chelsea last time […]

Liverpool’s lead cut to six points, Tottenham drop to 12th – How the Premier League table might have looked without VAR

31 Dec

It seems not a week goes by without VAR providing the main source of controversy in the Premier League. From the very first set of fixtures way back in August, the sight of blue and red lines overlapping on screen draws groans across the globe. The promise was for ‘minimum interference and maximum benefit’. But […]

Everton preparing to offer Dominic Calvert-Lewin new five-year deal to fend off Manchester United interest in red-hot striker

31 Dec

Everton are planning to hold contract talks with top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin over a new five-year contract, reports claim. The England Under-21 international signed a new deal two years ago which ties him to the club until June 2023. But as a result of Calvert-Lewin’s fine form and importance to the team, Toffees chiefs are […]

Celtic’s Ryan Christie facing two-match ban for ‘grabbing Alfredo Morelos’ groin’ in Old Firm derby defeat to Rangers

31 Dec

Celtic’s Ryan Christie has been served with a notice of complaint from the Scottish Football Association following Sunday’s Old Firm game at Parkhead. The Hoops attacker has been charged with allegedly grabbing Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos’ groin area in the 60th minute of the Gers’ 2-1 Ladbrokes Premiership win. The sanction for breaching rule 200, […]

Arsenal Invincible’s team of the decade includes Jack Wilshere, Santi Cazorla and Robin van Persie but NO current players

31 Dec

It’s perhaps a sign of the times at Arsenal that, when talkSPORT asked Ray Parlour to pick his team of the decade, he picked NO current players. It has been a tough ten years for the red half of north London, with the Gunners failing to add another Premier League title to their trophy haul. They […]

Pep Guardiola backs Carlo Ancelotti to be successful at Everton as Italian boss hails Man City counterpart a ‘genius’

31 Dec

Pep Guardiola believes Everton are destined for success under the guidance of Carlo Ancelotti. The Premier League champions host Ancelotti’s new side at the Etihad Stadium on New Year’s Day – a match you can follow live on talkSPORT The appointment of the much-decorated Italian in December was a huge coup for the Merseysiders and […]

Gerwyn Price apologises to Peter Wright over World Championship handshake row after throwing dart near him following defeat to Scot

31 Dec

Gerwyn Price has apologised for his conduct during defeat to Peter Wright in their PDC World Championship semi-final. Scottish veteran Wright, 49, saw off Price 6-3 in an ill-tempered clash at Alexandra Palace on Monday night and will face defending champion Michael Van Gerwen in the final – which you can follow LIVE on talkSPORT […]

Mino Raiola claims Manchester United would have ruined Maradona, Pele and Maldini as super-agent urges client Paul Pogba to leave club

31 Dec

Super-agent Mino Raiola claimed Manchester United would have ruined the careers of great players like Diego Maradona, Pele and Paolo Maldini. Raiola, who represents Paul Pogba, hit out at the club’s sporting project and said he would not take any players to Old Trafford. Speaking to Italian news outlet La Repubblica, Raiola said: “Pogba’s problem […]