The best 3 signings in the Premier League this season

The 2016/17 Premier League campaign is entering the final stages, with plenty still to play for at both the top and bottom of the table. The fight for survival continues, with Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Swansea City among the teams in danger of relegation. At the top of the table, meanwhile, there are still a number of clubs fighting for a top-four finish. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are well on course for a place in next season’s Champions League, while Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal appear to…

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Wing-Back Injuries Could Hinder Chelsea’s Title Challenge

As of April 1st, the Premier League title race was all but over – Chelsea were champions elect and it was a matter of when, rather than if, the Blues would lift the crown. However, defeats to Crystal Palace and Manchester United have hindered their chances of running away with the title. With Tottenham Hotspur now just four points behind Antonio Conte’s men, the Blues boss may need to mix things up at the back to fend the north London side off. Here are a few different options for the…

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Manchester City vs Manchester United – betting odds and preview

In what could be the key fixture in the race for top-four, Manchester City will host their town rivals Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on Thursday night, 27 April. We will cover Manchester City v Manchester United betting odds, preview, team news and more in this special feature. City currently lead their local opponents by four points in the league table, but Jose Mourinho’s men have a game in hand. United have found it hard to break in to the top four this season, and this game could finally tilt…

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Chelsea strike a verbal deal with highly-rated striker

Chelsea have reached a verbal agreement with Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata for him to join the West London club in the summer, according to the Express. Blues manager Antonio Conte is supposedly a fan of the player and he also signed him during his time at Juventus. The Blues were strongly linked with a move for the 24-year-old last summer too but he opted to move back to Real Madrid from Juventus. However, he has grown frustrated at the lack of playing opportunities in Zinedine Zidane’s side this season…

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Manchester United to make a summer move for Premier League defender

Manchester United are once again planning to spend a considerable amount of money on a former youth talent. The Mirror claims that United manager Jose Mourinho has added Burnley defender Michael Keane to his summer wish list. The 24-year-old has progressed through United youth ranks, but he joined the Clarets in 2014 after struggling for playing time with his former club. He has emerged as one of the best defenders in the country under the guidance of Burnley manager Sean Dyche. He also received his first England call-up earlier this year…

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Jose Mourinho eyes a summer move for Bundesliga wonderkid

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is eyeing a summer move for Borussia Dortmund ace Ousmane Dembele, according to the latest report in the Sun. The young French striker was a target for major European clubs such as United, Chelsea and Arsenal last summer but he opted to join Dortmund from Rennes in a €15m move. In his first season in Germany, the 19-year-old has lived up to the lofty expectations and has contributed with eight goals and 15 assists in Bundesliga and Champions League together. The report adds that Dortmund…

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Napoli in pursuit of Arsenal star

Serie A side Napoli are considering a summer move for Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, according to Football Italia. The report claims that the Naples club want to sign the Polish goalkeeper to provide a challenge to current number one Pepe Raina. Szczesny has been playing for AS Roma on loan for past two seasons, but it’s unlikely that the Gunners would sanction a similar deal in the summer. The 27-year-old has been hugely impressive for Roma this season and has arguably been the best goalkeeper in Italy’s top league. However,…

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Top-tier derby in Denmark marred by dead rats

A derby game between Brondby and FC Copenhagen in Danish Superliga was marred by fans as they threw dead rats on the football pitch. Brondby were trailing 1-0 at their home ground as fans threw a couple of dead rats on FC Copenhagen’s Ludwig Augustinsson while he was taking a corner kick in the 85th minute of the game. The Swedish left-back attempted to kick away the bodies before he was assisted by the stewards, who carried the bodies off the pitch. A lot of weird stuff keeps happening in…

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Will Tottenham be able to catch run-away leaders Chelsea?

Antonio Conte has been in this position before. He was part of the Juventus team back in 2000 that were nine points ahead of Lazio, who were then managed by Sven-Goran Eriksson, with just eight games to go, before a dramatic collapse in the final weeks saw the Biancocelesti pip them to the Scudetto by a single point. Fast forward to the present day, and the same man finds himself in an almost identical position in charge of Chelsea, with the only difference being that they only hold a seven-point…

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Who’s it going to be – Crystal Palace, Swansea or Hull City?

The relegation battle in the Premier League has seen some teams fall off in the recent weeks and it seems to be taking one final look. Sunderland and Middlesbrough occupy the last two spots and are almost certain to suffer relegation. The likes of Leicester City, Bournemouth and Burnley, have pulled away of late while West Ham defeated Swansea in a crucial six-pointer on the weekend. As things stand, it appears that one out of Crystal Palace, Swansea and Hull City would accompany Sunderland and Middlesbrough to the Championship next…

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Could Arsenal once again defy odds?

Arsenal once again find themselves in a familiar position. Placed fifth, the Gunners require a near-perfect finish to finish in the top-four this season. They have done it on more than one occasion in the past, but can they do it again? Chelsea and Tottenham are fighting for the title at the top of the table and are certain to finish in top four. At the time of writing, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United occupy the next four spots, and these four clubs will be competing for the…

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Manchester United and Liverpool battle for £30m star

Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly chasing a summer move for Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez. The wantaway Colombian forward is reportedly frustrated at the lack of playing options in Zinedine Zidane’s side and wants to secure a move in the summer. Sky Sports’ La Liga expert Guillem Balague reckons that Real Madrid are keen to sell the 25-year-old in the summer and Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are interested in him. However, United are said to favourites to land his signature as his agent Jorge Mendes also…

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Manchester United linked with another former player

Manchester United spent a huge sum to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus last summer, and now they have been linked with another former talent of theirs. Daily Mail claims that United are interested in a summer move for their former defender – Burnley centre-back Michael Keane. Keane progressed through United’s youth ranks but was allowed to leave by former manager Louis Van Gaal in a £2.5 move in 2015. In his two years with the Clarets, the 24-year-old has emerged as one of the top defensive talents in the country.…

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Arsenal forward linked with Premier League move

Arsenal’s out-of-favour striker Lucas Perez has been linked with a move to West Ham. The Daily Mirror claims that the Hammers are aware that the Spaniard is unhappy with his playing situation at the North London club and have already made enquiries about him. The 28-year-old joined the Gunners in a £17m move from Deportivo La Coruna late in the summer transfer window. He arrived in London having scored 17 league goals for La Coruna in the previous season. However, due to a plethora of forward options available to manager…

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