‘Carlo Ancelotti is vital for Everton’ – Lucas Digne says Italian boss is building foundations for a bright future for the Toffees

7 Feb

Everton star Lucas Digne has told talkSPORT Carlo Ancelotti has been vital to the team’s remarkable turnaround this season and is laying the foundations for a brighter future for the Merseyside club. The experienced Italian appears to have steadied the ship since his appointment, with the Toffees climbing from 18th to ninth in the Premier […]

Why is Alexandre Lacazette misfiring for Arsenal and how can the Gunners fix his form in front of goal?

7 Feb

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s recent three-match absence highlighted several things for Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. Gabriel Martinelli showed how great he can become, while fellow youngster Eddie Nketiah also offered a glimpse of the future with a goal in the FA Cup. But the man Arsenal bought for £47million, specifically to score goals, has not netted in […]

Antonio Rudiger strikes twice as Chelsea grab entertaining draw with wasteful Leicester to continue Brendan Rodgers’ curse against the Blues

1 Feb

Antonio Rudiger was Chelsea’s unlikely hero as the Blues grabbed a 2-2 draw with Leicester in an entertaining affair at the King Power. The German centre-back headed the Blues in front before Harvey Barnes and Ben Chilwell turned the game on its head. But Rudiger was on hand to pull the visitors level with another […]

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard explains why he dropped his No. 1 goalkeeper for Willy Caballero at Leicester

1 Feb

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has explained why he dropped under-fire goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for the Premier League clash with Leicester. The Spaniard has come in for heavy criticism following a series of blunders in the top-flight this season. And the 25-year-old, who is the world’s most expensive goalkeeper, paid the price with his place in […]

Bruno Fernandes debut: Will £47m man start for Manchester United against Wolves? How the Red Devils could line up for Premier League clash

1 Feb

Bruno Fernandes is ready to make his Manchester United debut against Wolves on Saturday. The Portugal midfielder finally ended months of speculation by joining the Red Devils in a deal worth up to £67.7million from Sporting Lisbon on Thursday. He will bring much-needed goals and creativity to United’s central midfield, an area the club have […]

Luke Shaw urges Manchester United fans to stay and support the team as supporters plot mass walkout during Wolves clash at Old Trafford

1 Feb

Luke Shaw has called on Manchester United fans to ditch plans for a mass walkout during the Premier League fixture against Wolves. Old Trafford could empty out in the 68th minute of the Saturday evening clash as supporters plot to vent their fury against the club’s ownership. Fans have grown increasingly frustrated with owners the […]

Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willian DROPPED for Chelsea as Tammy Abraham STARTS against Leicester despite injury concerns

1 Feb

Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willian have been DROPPED from Chelsea’s starting XI for the Premier League clash against Leicester. Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and the first of our three live commentaries comes from the King Power as the Blues look to close the gap on third-place Leicester. And Frank Lampard has made a big call […]

How Chelsea and Leicester could line up in Premier League clash as Blues sweat on fitness of Tammy Abraham

1 Feb

Chelsea travel to Leicester looking to close the gap on the Foxes this Saturday lunchtime. The Blues suffered a last-gasp 1-0 defeat to Newcastle and were held to a 2-2 draw against 10-man Arsenal last time out. They face a Leicester side aiming to bounce back from their midweek Carabao Cup semi-final exit to relegation-threatened […]

Manchester United vs Wolves LIVE commentary: Line-ups confirmed at Old Trafford and Bruno Fernandes starts

31 Jan

Manchester United fans are set for their first glimpse of Bruno Fernandes as they host Wolves this evening. talkSPORT will bring you live and exclusive radio commentary of the Premier League clash, with United desperate for a victory to boost their top four hopes. Wolves have Champions League ambitions of their own, too, and victory […]

Manchester United vs Wolves: How Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have managed to overtake the Red Devils in just three years

31 Jan

The Premier League is back this weekend as sides look to claim as many points as they can before the winter break. And that also means Premier League GameDay is back on talkSPORT, with three live matches on our network this Saturday. Our final Saturday clash sees Manchester United entertain Wolves, with both sides level […]

Why Chelsea will ‘never’ hire Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers as Blues fume over former Liverpool manager’s ‘big club’ dig

30 Jan

Chelsea will never hire Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers because they’re still raging about what he said during his time at Liverpool, reports claim. Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and we’ll be bringing you THREE back-to-back Premier League commentaries this weekend – starting with Leicester vs Chelsea at 12:30pm! The Blues travel to the King Power […]

Chelsea fail to strengthen top four bid as Blues suffer sickening stoppage-time defeat at Newcastle

18 Jan

Chelsea gave the likes of Manchester United the opportunity to close the gap on them in fourth after suffering a gut-wrenching 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. Isaac Hayden’s stoppage-time header gave Steve Bruce’s men the unlikely win in a game that lacked clear-cut chances and quality in general. The Blues will now be hoping for nearest […]

Listen as angry fans protest VAR during Watford vs Tottenham match by chanting ‘it’s not football anymore’ and ‘f**k VAR’

18 Jan

Tottenham and Watford supporters united their voices to protest against VAR during their Premier League clash on Saturday. The introduction of Video Assistant Referee technology in the Premier League has caused widespread controversy and public outcry this season. Fans, managers and players have all been left fuming by VAR at times this term but a […]

Chelsea receive boost ahead of Newcastle clash as N’Golo Kante returns from injury to start – but Mateo Kovacic is left out again

18 Jan

Chelsea have been boosted by the return of N’Golo Kante ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle – LIVE on talkSPORT. The Frenchman suffered the latest blow of his injury stricken season last week as a hamstring injury ruled him out of the 3-0 victory over Burnley. But Kante is fit to start at […]

Tottenham get rare clean sheet thanks to Paulo Gazzaniga but winless run continues with goalless draw at Watford

18 Jan

Paulo Gazzaniga came to Tottenham’s rescue by saving Troy Deeney’s penalty during a 0-0 draw with Watford at Vicarage Road. With Hugo Lloris close to returning from injury, Gazzaniga produced his biggest contribution since replacing the Spurs goalkeeper to give Jose Mourinho a rare clean sheet. Tottenham kept the opposition out for just the second […]

Mike Dean to receive medal from Arsenal before 500th Premier League game as he names Sir Alex Ferguson as ‘the best and toughest’ manager to officiate

18 Jan

Mike Dean will be celebrated with a commemorative medal by Arsenal ahead of his 500th Premier League fixture. The 51-year-old will take charge of the Gunners’ home clash against Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon and will be honoured in the referee’s room ahead of the fixture. Tranmere Rovers fan Dean is by far the most […]

Jose Mourinho makes decision on Christian Eriksen and Gedson Fernandes for Tottenham’s starting XI to face Watford clash

18 Jan

Christian Eriksen has been named on the bench for Tottenham’s trip to Watford amid rumours of an imminent move to Inter Milan. Reports suggest the Dane could leave Spurs this weekend after a £17million deal was agreed with the Italian club. Nonetheless, Jose Mourinho insists Eriksen will feature at Vicarage Road – in a match […]

Christian Eriksen must ‘remain professional and give 100 per cent for Tottenham’ amid Inter Milan interest, says ex-player Louis Saha

18 Jan

Christian Eriksen may be leaving Tottenham but must be prepared to ‘give 100 per cent’ for the team while he’s still there. This is the view of former Spurs striker Louis Saha, who suggested that the Dane’s desire to leave the club has had an effect on his performances this season. Eriksen’s contract at Spurs […]

Frank Lampard press conference: Ross Barkley to West Ham dismissed, Recce James’ new contract and Newcastle preview

17 Jan

Frank Lampard insists Ross Barkley will not be leaving Chelsea this month, despite rumours of a move to West Ham United gathering pace. The Hammers are keen to strengthen their midfield in the transfer window and have already seen reported target Gedson Fernandes move to London rivals Tottenham. Barkley has just shaken off a niggling […]

Newcastle vs Chelsea LIVE: Commentary, confirmed team news, kick-off time and live stream of Premier League fixture

17 Jan

Steve Bruce’s injury-stricken Newcastle come up against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea in Saturday’s late kick-off. Newcastle enter this game on the back of a 1-1 draw away at Wolves, but are without a win in their last four league games. However, Joelinton ended a five-month goal drought in Newcastle’s FA Cup win to give the misfiring […]

Arsenal vs Sheffield United LIVE: Confirmed team news and commentary as Gunners start without suspended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

17 Jan

How will Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side cope without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang against Sheffield United? The Gunners come into this game after a 1-1 draw away against Crystal Palace last time out, a game in which Aubameyang opened the scoring only to get sent off less than ten minutes after Jordan Ayew pulled Palace back into the […]

Who replaces Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang? How Arsenal could line up against Sheffield United

17 Jan

Arsenal will have to make do without their star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang when they welcome Sheffield United to the Emirates this weekend. Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and we’ll bring you live coverage from north London in between Watford vs Tottenham and Newcastle vs Chelsea! The Blades are currently four points ahead of their hosts […]

Watford vs Tottenham LIVE: Confirmed team news and commentary as Hornets look to continue revival under Nigel Pearson

17 Jan

There will be repercussions at both ends of the table as Watford welcome Tottenham to Vicarage Road on Saturday. Following their 3-0 away win at relegation rivals Bournemouth last time out, Watford climbed out of the relegation zone for the first time this season, having picked up four wins in their last five league games. […]

Premier League scores live: Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea on talkSPORT’s GameDay special this weekend

17 Jan

Premier League football continues to come thick and fast as the top-flight teams face two quick-fire games. There’s an extra mid-week set of Prem fixtures next week but first, talkSPORT will be bringing you another packed GameDay of action. We’ll be bringing you three commentaries exclusively live on Saturday with Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea all […]

Watford manager Nigel Pearson proves there is still room for traditional values in a Premier League dominated by Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp

17 Jan

“If he had a foreign last name, we would all be saying he is the Messiah.” Watford captain Troy Deeney perfectly captures an argument which has been gathering pace among football fans in this country. The point isn’t a simple one but it can probably be summed up as this: British coaches don’t get the […]