Arsenal close to major signing, also interested in Premier League winger and more

Arsenal linked with Nabil Fekir, once again. In last few days, Arsenal have been strongly linked with Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir, and now Daily Star has claimed that the Gunners are close to finalizing a deal for the player. The report claims that the Gunners are in advanced talks with the Ligue 1 club, and they are hopeful of reaching an agreement for around £60m. Fekir’s arrival in North London could signal January departures for the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. Fekir, who has a contract until 2020…

Read More

Tottenham to replace flop in summer

Tottenham flop Moussa Sissoko has been linked with a move to Serie A side AC Milan. According to Italian publication Calciomercato, and also the Sun, the Italian giants are prepared to offer a way out to the France international from his horrible spell in the North London. The 27-year-old has been a huge disappointment for Spurs after signing for them in a £30million deadline day deal from Championship club Newcastle last summer. He has picked up only six league starts this season and has managed to complete 90 minutes on…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs Man Utd – FA Cup Final Preview

An FA Cup tournament of few major upsets will see its winner crowned on Saturday as Crystal Palace and Manchester United contest the final, where both sides will be hoping to gain some form of redemption following a season of relative underachievement. It is a repeat of the final in 1990, the last to ever go to a replay. A late goal from Mark Robins broke Palace hearts as it denied them the chance to lift the famous trophy for the first time in their history, and Man Utd won it the…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs Watford – Match preview and team news

It is a huge opportunity on Sunday for two sides who have never won the FA Cup to reach the final of this year’s competition as Crystal Palace take on Watford in what promises to be a close encounter as just two points separate them in the league. When Watford reached the final back in 1984 it was something of a fairytale, while Palace were beaten in 1990 in the last ever final to go to a replay, losing to what became an infamous goal from Mark Robins. But these…

Read More

Surprise name leads top 10 Premier League dribblers

Football fans love players who score goals, but don’t we all also adore to watch guys that show off their creative skills, providing us with the best dribbles? Off course! Therefore, let’s take a look at the Premier League players who have registered the most successful dribbles per game this season (only counting players who have appeared in at least 10 league matches), using WhoScored. 10. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)  He might not be the player he was last season for the Blues, but Hazard has not lost his dribbling touch.…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs Watford – Premier League preview and team news

After ending their five-match losing streak in the Premier League with a draw last time out, Crystal Palace will be after their first win since December 22 as they welcome Watford to Selhurst Park. The first half of their game at Swansea City clearly suggested that the Eagles are lacking a little in confidence as a result of their dip in form, which has coincided with a couple of injuries to key players. They were a touch fortunate to be just the one goal behind as several near misses were…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs Bournemouth – Premier League preview and team news

Having slipped into the bottom half of the table, Crystal Palace will be desperate for their first Premier League victory since December 22 when they welcome Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth to Selhurst Park. Just mere weeks ago the Eagles were fifth, but a poor run that has coincided with a lean spell in front of goal has seen them career down the standings in what is at present a very congested league. Ahead of this encounter they will be hoping that progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup will…

Read More

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace – Premier League preview and team news

Aston Villa will hope that their wait for a first win in 17 games in all competitions can come to an end on Tuesday evening as they come up against away specialists Crystal Palace, who have not scored in their last three league outings. Clearly intent on ending the dismal run and adding a little confidence to the squad, manager Remi Garde named a strong starting XI for Villa’s FA Cup third round tie at Wycombe Wanderers, but they were unable to get the job done despite taking a first half…

Read More

Stoke vs Crystal Palace – Premier League preview and team news

Two sides that have ambitions of qualifying for Europe through the league this season meet on Saturday as Stoke City take on Crystal Palace in what has all the makings of an entertaining affair. There are few clubs in the top-flight that are in better form than Stoke, who have won six and drawn two of their last 10 games, keeping clean sheets in seven of them. Although they are strong as an overall defensive unit, that run has coincided with the return of captain Ryan Shawcross, whose presence on…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Crystal Palace face another tricky game at Selhurst Park as they look to avoid a fourth home Premier League defeat of the season, with Manchester United providing their latest opposition. The Eagles remain in a reasonable position, but a tough run of matches and some narrow defeats of late have seen them fall slightly adrift of the top five. There was very little between the sides when they met high-flying Leicester last time out, but the match was settled against them when a slip from the usually reliable Brede Hangeland…

Read More

Crystal Palace vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Crystal Palace will be looking to get one over former manager Tony Pulis as the Welshman brings his West Bromwich Albion side to Selhurst Park boasting an unbeaten record on the road during which they have not conceded a goal. After an off-colour performance at Tottenham which saw them lack their usual dynamism and verve, the Eagles have recovered in style by sweeping aside rivals Charlton Athletic in the Capital One Cup and then avoiding a third straight Premier League loss in beating Watford in a tight affair last time…

Read More