Solskjaer unsure whether Liverpool will copy PSG’s Pogba plan
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has lavished praise on Paul Pogba but the manager admits Manchester United must be prepared if Liverpool follow PSG’s blueprint in nullifying the midfielder. Pogba has been in superb form since Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in the wake of Liverpool’s 3-1 win at Anfield in December... Read more
Klopp on £45k fine: ‘It’s not that much money-wise’
Jurgen Klopp says he will learn after being fined by the FA for comments about the officials following the draw at West Ham last month. Klopp had accepted an FA charge after he claimed ref Kevin Friend was affected by the decision to allow Sadio Mane’s 22nd-minute goal to... Read more
Manuel Pellegrini raves about West Ham’s Declan Rice
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has heaped praise on midfielder Declan Rice. The young defensive midfielder has been in fantastic form this season and the Chilean believes that he is the best English holding midfielder right now. Pellegrini also drew comparisons with the former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano. The... Read more
Tottenham prepared to invest in Joachim Andersen
Tottenham have been linked with a move for the Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen for a while. Apparently, Pochettino is looking at the Danish centre back as a replacement for Toby Alderweireld. Latest reports from Calciomercato (translated by SportWitness) claim that the Sampdoria chief flew into London for talks with... Read more
Nottingham Forest eyeing bargain move for 28-goal hitman
Nottingham Forest are interested in signing the Ayr United forward Lawrence Shankland at the end of this season. The Championship side want to land the goal machine on a bargain this summer. Shankland is out of contract at the end of this season and he is expected to leave... Read more
Cantona sums up Man Utd fans’ mood over title race
Eric Cantona admits watching Manchester City and Liverpool scrap it out for the title ‘hurts a lot’ from a Manchester United perspective. City sit at the Premier League summit by virtue of goal difference but Pep Guardiola’s side is looking for a favour from their Manchester neighbours this weekend... Read more
Ozil ‘one of Arsenal’s most important players’
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has called Mesut Ozil one of the “most important” members of Arsenal’s squad and believes they need him fit and available. Ozil started just his second game since Boxing Day as the Gunners beat BATE Borisov 3-0 on Thursday night to progress to the last 16 of... Read more
Scholes is the reason Man Utd struggled in Europe…
Scholes held back Man Utd Dear Alex (maybe I was not enough into English football at that time), Paris; You hit on one of the reasons why Scholes is so revered – nostalgia However, the main reason is simply being a hipster. Zidane said the best player he played... Read more
Manuel Pellegrini believes Declan Rice is playing equally well as Fernandinho at the moment
West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice recently ditched the Republic of Ireland to represent England internationally despite playing few friendly games for the former. The 20-year-old has been one of the first names on the Hammers’ matchday team sheets since the arrival of manager Manuel Pellegrini, featuring in 23... Read more
Predicted Leeds United starting line-up vs Bolton Wanderers
Leeds United will face Bolton Wanderers in their next Championship clash at Elland Road on Saturday. The Whites have been very unfortunate with their injury problems this season, but Marcelo Bielsa’s side have found a way to cope with it. Just when it seemed like Bielsa might finally have a... Read more