Arsenal vs Swansea – betting tips and predictions

Arsenal will be looking to put three more points on the board when they host Swansea City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. The Gunners are currently on a three-game winning run in all competitions, and at home, they are yet to drop points this season. In their last fixture, the North London side produced arguably their best performance of the season as they demolished Everton 5-2 resulting in the sacking of Ronald Koeman. Currently, the Gunners are fifth in the table with 16 points, and a win on Saturday could…

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West Ham United vs Swansea City – betting tips and predictions

Both West Ham and Swansea are languishing at the wrong end of the league table ahead of their league clash at London Stadium on Saturday. The Hammers started the season with three consecutive defeats, but they have managed to put four points on the board since then and find themselves 18th in the table. In their last fixture, Hammers lost 3-2 to Tottenham in the London derby last weekend. Manager Slaven Bilic is desperate for points, and he would expect his side to claim their second win of the season…

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Another transfer setback for Chelsea on deadline day

Premier League champions Chelsea can’t seem to get anything right in the transfer market of late. After losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool, the Blues have now reportedly lost Swansea striker Fernando Llorente to Tottenham. Yesterday we reported that Blues manager Antonio Conte is keen to sign the former Juventus striker, but Spurs have gazumped their move on the deadline day. Spurs reportedly registered their interest in the player last-Wednesday and completed the signing by Thursday morning. According to La Liga journalist Guillem Blagaue, Llorente has agreed on a £12m move…

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Relegation battle shaping up to be more interesting than the title-race

It is shaping up to be a one-horse title race in Premier League this season. Following their 3-1 win over Arsenal, Chelsea have further cemented their claim on the title. Liverpool’s defeat to Hull City left them in a vulnerable position too. As things stand, the Blues have a formidable nine-point lead over second-placed Tottenham. It appears that Antonio Conte’s side would run away with the league title in the Italian’s first season in England. However, if you are looking for real suspense and drama, then you need to follow…

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Spurs eye United defender as midfielder completes move to Swansea

Tom Carroll completed a move to Swansea City from Tottenham yesterday. The 24-year-old English man is said to have signed a three-and-a-half-year contract, with Swansea having to shell out a sum in the region of £5M for him. We’re pleased to announce the signing of @tom_carroll92 from @SpursOffcial. ✍️#WelcomeBackTomhttps://t.co/ah2ZOLjG3L — Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) January 17, 2017   While a product of Tottenham’s lauded academy, Carroll is no stranger to the Welsh club as he spent the entirety of the 2014/2015 on loan there. Carroll had found game time hard…

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Premier League 2016-17 season preview

The new Premier League season is finally upon us! Time to preview the 2016-17 campaign! Top two It seems the two Manchester clubs will battle for the English football crown this season. Manchester City have Pep Guardiola to coach them and made a couple of excellent signings this summer. Ilkay Gundogan could be gold in City’s midfield, while Leroy Sane adds pace and creativity, and John Stones is made to play in a Guadriola-led team due to his great feet. But can the Citizens play Guardiola football? That’s the big…

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Swansea in the market for two new strikers

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has revealed that the club are currently in the market for two new strikers, according to the BBC. Whilst the Welsh club are interested in buying the Sevilla striker Fernando Llorente, they have also made an enquiry about signing Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa. At present the only senior centre forward confirmed as being available to Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin for the start of the new season is Andre Ayew, after the club sold Eder and Alberto Paloschi to Lille and Atalanta respectively, whilst Bafetimbi…

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Jordan Ibe departs Liverpool, Joe Allen could soon follow

AFC Bournemouth have signed winger Jordan Ibe from Liverpool for a club-record transfer fee of £15 million. The 20-year-old signed a four-year deal with the Cherries after completing his medical on Wednesday and will now fly to Chicago to join the club’s pre-season training camp. Ibe was once considered to be the biggest upcoming talent at Liverpool and was awarded a new five-year deal by the Merseyside club last May. However, he struggled for a regular starting berth following the arrival of Jurgen Klopp at Anfield and was widely tipped…

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Brazilian flop star to make shock return to Premier League?

Former Manchester City star Robinho is reportedly eyeing a shock return to the Premier League, with the latest rumours claiming he could join Leicester City or Swansea City, according to The Daily Mail. The 32-year-old spent the last few months with Guangzhou Evergrande, winning the Chinese Super League along the way. His contract has expired, however, and he’s free to sign a deal with the team of his choosing. Robinho joined Manchester City from Real Madrid in 2008 for £30.10m, but after a promising first season with the Citizens (scoring 14…

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Top 5 Asian players in Premier League history

Only a small number of Asian players are remembered for their time in the Premier League. And from that short list, we have picked top five Asian players to ever play at the highest level in England. Honorable mentions go out to Lee Young-pyo, Lee Chung-yong and Ali Al-Habsi. 5) Ashkan Dejagah (Iran, Fulham) The Iranian attacking midfielder/winger stayed in the Premier League for only two seasons, but he was voted as Fulham’s player of the year by club fans for the season 2013-14. He scored five goals in 22 appearances for…

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