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De Gea frustrated with United

David De Gea is said to be frustrated with the lack of effort from Manchester United to give him the pay rise he demands, according to The Times. The Spaniard, voted the Premier League’s best goalkeeper in five of the last six seasons, wants his influence on the pitch

Premier League Preview – Matchday 35

All eyes will be on the Etihad Stadium Saturday lunchtime as matchday thirty-five in the Premier League kicks off with Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur. It will be the third time the two sides have met in ten days, with the collective football world having hardly

Emery´s objective is ´a big atmosphere´, not Champions League spot

Unai Emery says his primary goal is to “create a big atmosphere” rather than worry about securing Champions League qualification with Arsenal. The Gunners moved into third in the Premier League table, two points above Tottenham, after a 2-0 win over Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on Monday. It

Van Dijk: Title challenge the reason for Liverpool move

Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool’s current position at the top of the Premier League is exactly why he joined the club. Defender Van Dijk has been in sensational form for the Reds this term, helping Liverpool record a league-high 17 clean sheets, with Jurgen Klopp’s side conceding just 18 goals across

Aubameyang: Black Panther mask was for Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said wearing a Black Panther mask after scoring a Europa League goal for Arsenal was a tribute to Gabon. The striker claimed a brace and created another goal for Ainsley Maitland-Niles as Arsenal beat Rennes 3-0 to progress 4-3 on aggregate on Thursday. Gabon international Aubameyang opened the scoring

Azpilicueta demands Chelsea consistency after EFL Cup final loss

Cesar Azpilicueta urged Chelsea to build on their improved performance in the EFL Cup final with more consistent displays. Although Maurizio Sarri’s side lost 4-3 on penalties to Manchester City after a goalless draw at Wembley on Sunday, there were plenty of positives for the Blues. A fortnight ago they were

I will not change Chelsea´s style, insists Sarri

Maurizio Sarri defended his style of football after Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City but said his players were not fulfilling his intentions on the pitch. Defeat at the Etihad Stadium was Chelsea’s third in succession away from home in the Premier League, and the manner of the Blues’ first-half

Hazard: Sarri and I think the same way about football

Eden Hazard believes he and Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri are on the same footballing wavelength. The Belgium forward’s next move remains a subject of intense speculation, something he fanned himself this week by declaring he had made a decision on his Chelsea future. Real Madrid have been heavily linked

Herra keen on Manchester United stay

Ander Herrera is closing in on a new deal with Manchester United, according to the Independent. The twenty-nine-year-old is in the final year of his current contract, which triggered an extra twelve months after the original four years ran down last summer. Since arriving at Old

West Ham 1-1 Liverpool: Reds slip up in title race

The chaos of the Premier League title race this season has already taken on a variety of different forms. From blowout victories to shock results and everything in between, the back and forth tussle between Liverpool and Manchester City feels like it’s going to last right up

Guardiola: Pressure is on Manchester City, not Liverpool

Manchester City may have cut Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League to two points with victory over Arsenal, but Pep Guardiola says all the pressure is on his side. City suffered a shock defeat to Newcastle United last week and, combined with Liverpool’s draw with

Ozil starts as captain as Arsenal hosts Cardiff

Mesut Ozil will start as captain in Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Cardiff City on Tuesday. The playmaker has been named in the first XI for a top-flight game for the first time since the 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day. Ozil had been struggling

Fulham 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs survive

The general expectation coming into this one was that while Tottenham Hotspur would struggle despite not having their best attacking options available, but they’d still have enough to overcome the challenge of struggling Fulham. In the end you could certainly argue it turned out that way, but

Premier League Preview – Matchday 21

After last weekend’s FA Cup Third Round drama, the Premier League returns on Saturday lunchtime as West Ham United take on Arsenal at the London Stadium. The Hammers have won five of their last nine league games, and another triumph here would see them move level on points

Chelsea links a compliment to Wilson, says Howe

Chelsea being linked with a move for Callum Wilson is a “huge compliment” to the Bournemouth striker, says manager Eddie Howe. With Alvaro Morata struggling for form and Olivier Giroud injured, Chelsea have confirmed their interest in the England international. Gonzalo Higuain has also been linked with a reunion

Higuain told to decide future and show AC Milan responsibility

Gonzalo Higuain has been told by sporting director Leonardo to show responsibility for AC Milan and decide his future at the club. Higuain, on loan at the Rossoneri from Serie A champions Juventus, has scored just one Milan goal since October. The Argentina international has been linked with a move

De Bruyne on Man City bench for crunch Liverpool clash

Pep Guardiola has named Kevin De Bruyne on the bench for Manchester City’s blockbuster clash against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium. Belgium star De Bruyne, who missed Sunday’s win over Southampton due to a muscle problem, underwent a fitness test on Thursday morning and has been deemed fit enough only to join

Ozil´s agent adamant German star´s future is at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil has no plans to leave Arsenal and expects to stay at least until his contract expires in 2021, despite rumours suggesting he could depart this month, according to the German’s agent Dr. Erkut Sogut. The former Germany international is enduring a difficult season with the Gunners, having

Joe Cole to return to Chelsea in new coaching role

Joe Cole will return to Chelsea in 2019 as a technical academy coach, working with various age-grade teams in the club’s youth set-up. Cole came through the ranks at West Ham and made his debut aged 17, before joining Roman Abramovich’s revolution at Chelsea five years later in 2003

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