Who will win the Premier League 2018/19?

The FIFA World Cup is over, and now it’s time for some good-old club football. The Premier League 2018-19 season kicks off with Leicester City’s trip to Manchester United on 11th August. Football fans are eagerly waiting for the real action to begin and to see their favourite clubs fight it out for the Premier League trophy. It makes for an interesting season, and we expect a very interesting battle for the league and for top four places. Here’s a glimpse at top contenders and their chances of winning the…

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Manchester City ahead of the competition in pursuit of Serie A midfielder

Napoli midfielder Jorginho is attracting interests from multiple Premier League sides this summer, according to the latest report in the Daily Mirror. As per the report, Jorginho’s agent, Joao Santos, has confirmed on Radio station CRC in Brazil that the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in his client. The Mirror quotes him as saying: “I’m in Brazil, nobody called me from Naples, but English teams have called me, Liverpool, Manchester City, but also Arsenal and Chelsea.” However, the whole situation gets quite murky when you…

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Batshuayi’s future at Chelsea, but Hazard could leave in the summer

Michy Batshuayi has made a bright start to his loan spell at Borussia Dortmund, and quite obviously, it has raised questions over his future at Chelsea. The Belgian striker joined the Blues in a €40 million move from Marseille in the summer of 2016. In his one-and-a-half at Chelsea, he never quite managed to cement his place in Antonio Conte’s starting eleven. He was allowed to join Borussia Dortmund on a loan move in January as the Blues signed Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. Since his move, Batshuayi has scored three…

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Huddersfield Town vs Manchester City – betting tips and predictions

Huddersfield Town have already defeated Manchester United at the John Smith’s Stadium, but they can do the same against a rampant Manchester City side on Sunday? The Terriers suffered a 4-0 demolition at Bournemouth last weekend, but they have won their last two home games. David Wagner’s side are currently placed tenth on the table with 15 points from their opening 12 games. The Terriers have struggled to find the net in the first quarter of their debut season in Premier League. With eight goals this season, they have the…

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Five key things we learned from Premier League week 11

It was a significant week at both ends of the Premier League table. Manchester City and Tottenham registered key wins while Manchester United and Arsenal were dealt key blows to their league aspirations. The relegation zone also went through a makeover this weekend as the likes of Everton and Bournemouth registered key wens. Here’s our take on five key takeaways from the round 11 of Premier League. 1. The title is City’s to lose We are fully aware that it’s too early to talk about titles. However, judging by the…

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Hazard to stay in London, but Sanchez might seal his exit in January

Chelsea star Eden Hazard could agree to a new deal with the West London club following the upcoming international break, claims the Express. The Belgian has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the Blues are committed to secure his long-term future. The report claims that the Premier League champions are prepared to make Hazard the highest-paid player in the league by offering him a new £300,000 a week deal. The star player has supposedly given up on his dream of playing for Real, and he is…

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Watford vs Manchester City – betting tips and predictions

Watford might not have attracted big headlines this season, but they remain one of the three undefeated sides in the league. On Saturday afternoon, they will host another undefeated side – Manchester City, at Vicarage Road. The Hornets have looked very difficult to beat under Marco Silva this season, and this could be a potential banana-peel for Pep Guardiola’s side. Watford started the season with a 3-3 thriller at home against Liverpool, and since that game, they have not conceded a goal in the league. However, they are yet to…

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Manchester City continue their pursuit of Kyle Walker

Manchester City’s need for full-backs in this transfer window can’t be stress enough. City’s defence was their Achilles heel last season, and manager Pep Guardiola has an important task of rebuilding his defence this summer. The Spaniard has already allowed the likes of Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave the club this summer, and Aleksandar Kolarov is also entering the final year of his deal. At the moment, City severely lack in bodies in full-back positions. The Citizens are supposedly in advance talks for Juventus full-back Dani…

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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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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 clubs compete for German star

Manchester United and Manchester City are battling it out for Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich, according to German publication Kicker. The report claims that both Manchester clubs and two La Liga clubs have made solid enquiries for the 22-year-old in the recent past. The Germany international has emerged as a top talent since joining Pep Guardiola-led Bayern Munich from RB Leipzig in 2015. Guardiola’s close ties with him might give City an edge in the pursuit, but Bayern would be reluctant to part with a talent such as Kimmich. However,…

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Former PL winner linked with England job

It is common knowledge that the FA are on the lookout for a permanent replacement of former manager Sam Allardyce. Following the sacking of Allardyce, the FA handed the duties of the senior squad to U21 coach Gareth Southgate on an interim basis. Southgate is expected to stay in charge of the senior squad until the next international break in November. Following the international break in November, the Three Lions won’t be in action until March and the FA aims to appoint a new manager before then. Several names have…

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Manchester clubs compete for Serie A star

Manchester United and Manchester City are set to rival each other in the pursuit of Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci. City were said to be leading the pursuit for the Italy international, but the latest reports suggest that United have entered into the foray for the defender. Manchester Evening News claims that Jose Mourinho is keen on signing another defender in the transfer window and has identified the 29-year-old as his primary target. The report adds that Mourinho intends to sell Marcus Rojo this summer and he is unsure whether new signing…

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Louis Van Gaal has some harsh words for Martin Demichelis

It seems like Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal and Manchester City centre-back Martin Demichelis are not the best of friends. Both have shared time with each other at Bayern Munich, and the Argentine defender had some harsh words for the Dutchman when he took charge of United. Demichelis claimed that Van Gaal “stank out” Bayern Munich when he was in charge of the Bundesliga club. So when Demichelis produced a terrible performance in the Manchester derby and single-handedly gifted the win to Van Gaal’s side on Sunday, the United manager…

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Manchester United fans have a reason to celebrate ahead of Manchester derby [Tweets]

Manchester United will head to Etihad Stadium to take on cross-town rivals Manchester City in a crucial game. Both clubs are separated by just four points in the league table, and this game could prove to be influential in the race for top-four. The Red Devils have received a huge boost ahead of the derby after City defensive duo Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi suffered injuries in the Champions League encounter with PSV. Both players are set to miss out on Sunday’s derby and United fans couldn’t be happier with…

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Allegri “to take” Chelsea job, Juventus search for replacement

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has been strongly linked with the Chelsea job. The rumours linking the Italian with a move to Stamford Bridge are getting stronger every day, and now an ex-manager has confirmed that Allegri is interested in a move to the West London club. Giovanni Galeone, who coached Allegri at various clubs during his playing days and is considered to be his mentor, has revealed that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has already made an offer for Allegri’s services. He also mentioned that he expects Allegri to succeed Blues’…

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Steven Gerrard loses out to Manchester United legend in greatest Premier League midfielder poll

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his very last appearance for the club at Anfield against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, and his side lost 1-3 after a miserable performance. His day will be tainted more by the fact that he lost out to former England team-mate Paul Scholes in a Sky Sports poll that chose the Premier League’s greatest ever midfielder. Gerrard was joined by Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard and the former United duo of Roy Keane and Scholes as the four chosen candidates for fans to choose from. But despite…

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