Origi claims ‘slow and steady’ growth in performances for Liverpool
Striker Divock Origi accepts he has a tough task in competing against Liverpool’s famed front three but he believes he is “slowly but steadily” improving. The Belgium international has found opportunities limited because of the form both individually and as a triumvirate of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio... Read more
Solskjaer urges Man Utd ‘boys to go for it’ in Europa League
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged Manchester United to play “front foot football” against Partizan and insisted “there’s no shortcuts” for them as they attempt to turn their season around. The United boss has again come under pressure after their 1-0 defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday ended a three-match winning streak... Read more
Solskjaer admits Man Utd may not sign anyone in January
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the club could make no signings in the January transfer window as “you cannot do many good deals in January”. The Red Devils have long been linked with a striker to replace Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, who both joined Inter... Read more
Guardiola issues vague update on fitness of Ederson
Pep Guardiola admitted that Ederson is a doubt for Manchester City’s clash with Liverpool on Sunday. The two main title contenders go head to head for the first time this season at the weekend, but City may be without their goalkeeper after Ederson was taken off at half-time of... Read more
Pochettino points out impressive Tottenham achievement against Red Star
Mauricio Pochettino was pleased that Tottenham could move on from a difficult weekend by beating Red Star Belgrade. Son Heung-Min put an emotional week behind him by scoring a second half brace, as Spurs earned a first win in three games. There was also a first Spurs start for... Read more
Ex-Spurs boss tells Rodgers he’s ‘obvious choice’ for Arsenal
Former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood claims Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is the “obvious choice” to replace Unai Emery if he leaves Arsenal. A section of supporters have turned on Emery following a run of two wins from their last nine Premier League games. Emery came in for criticism after... Read more
Young insists working with Solskjaer is ‘like having the boss back’
Manchester United club captain Ashley Young has drawn comparisons with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and “the boss” Sir Alex Ferguson. The Manchester United boss has been under pressure ever since he took permanent charge of his former club and has overseen the worst start in the top flight for 33... Read more
Nuno urges calm as Wolves close in on Europa League knockouts
Boss Nuno Espirito Santo refused to get carried away with Wolves closing in on the Europa League knockout stages. Victory against Slovan Bratislava at Molineux on Thursday would put Wolves on the brink of reaching the last 32. They would move five points clear of Bratislava, who sit third... Read more
Ex-Arsenal boss responds to Bayern interest as top candidates drop out
Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits the vacant managerial role at Bayern Munich interests him after a number of top candidates ruled themselves out. The Arsenal invincibles manager has not returned to the dugout since ending his 22-year spell with the Gunners in 2018. But the 70-year-old has emerged as one... Read more
Jenas blasts Spurs’ ‘poor management’ in key trio contract fiasco
Jermaine Jenas is “surprised” that Tottenham have not tied down Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld or Christian Eriksen to new contracts at the club. All three players – a key trio for Mauricio Pochettino’s side – are in the final year of their contracts and could leave for free next summer... Read more