2020-08-07@15:49:46 GMT
714 results - (0.000 seconds)

Premier League:

    Football : In the pipes for a few days, the arrival of Willian on the side of Arsenal is not very far from succeeding. Both parties have found the right financial deal. Five years and a salary of 110,000 euros per week, these are all conditions for Willian to make the short way from Stamford Bridge to the Emirates Stadium. While Chelsea officials did not want to offer a long-term extension to the 31-year-old Brazilian, Arsenal have granted this request. At least that is what ESPN reported on Thursday, indicating that Willian and the leaders of the Gunners should formalize this transfer during the month of August. Note that Willian joins Arsenal, free of any contract, enough to...
    Football : The Premier League clubs decided by a majority on Thursday: the five-change rule put in place due to the context linked to Covid-19 will not be extended for the 2020-2021 season. It came very close, but the majority decided so this Thursday. Asked to speak and vote on whether or not to maintain the rule allowing each team to make five changes instead of the usual three per game, the Premier League clubs preferred to return to the original regulations. According to the BBC, eleven clubs voted against, while the other nine were in favor. The elite of English football thus stands out from Ligue 1, which endorsed this famous rule of five changes a few...
    ARSENAL target Jerome Boateng is open to a Premier League move and could be available on a free next summer. The German centre-back admitted he loved his short time in England with Manchester City and would not rule out a return to the UK. 3Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng says he would 'not say no' to a Premier League return The Gunners have been linked with the 31-year-old as Mikel Arteta looks to shore up his leaky defence. And Bayern are said to be keen to cash in on him this summer so they don't lose him for nothing at the end of next season. Boateng's deal in Bavaria runs out in summer 2021 and he said he would...
    PREM fans face ANOTHER season of “armpit offsides”. But refs’ chief Mike Riley and his team have been forced to come into line with Fifa over operating VAR. 2Referees will have to use the touchline monitors before they change “subjective” VAR decisions on red card, penalties and goals.Credit: Reuters The 20 Prem clubs, who earlier voted not to extend the post-shutdown rules allowing five substitutes and a nine-player bench, agreed at their summer meeting on a number of changes to VAR operations. The decision was effectively forced on the Prem after Fifa took control of VAR from the hands of the Law-making International FA Board. Fifa refs’ chief and former Italian whistler Pierluigi Collina, has mandated a uniform approach across...
    Jesse Lingard. Getty/Matthew Peters Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has endured a difficult 2019/20 season, both on and off the field.   He scored only one Premier League goal all season, and that was on the final day. The 27-year-old recently spoke to Insider about how he is back in a "good place" and aiming to reinvigorate his Old Trafford career.  He also spoke about leaning on his experiences with Paul Scholes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Wayne Rooney in order to try and be a role model for United's younger players. On Ibrahimovic's time at the club, Lingard said: "He brought that winning feeling and it kind of spread around the dressing room. Everyone learned from him." Visit Insider's homepage...
    Another 1.2M filed for jobless benefits last week Popeyes parents revenue falls 25% despite chicken chains soaring same-store sales English Premier League reverts to maximum 3 substitutions LONDON (AP) — The Premier League will revert to a maximum of three substitutions in matches next season with England's top division clubs deciding to no longer allow two additional changes. © Provided by Associated Press Manchester United's Paul Pogba, left, gestures to teammate Fred as he is substituted during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Monday, July 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson,Pool) Clubs previously backed the use of five substitutions to deal with the congested schedule after the league's pandemic-enforced...
    THE 2019-20 season is over and immediately bosses are diving into the transfer market. In a condensed summer ahead of an equally-congested 2020-21 fixture list, managers will have to work hard and quickly. 12SunSport's worst transfer XI for 2019-20 has been revealed It's inevitable there will be the odd panic-buy or two - and, of course, the typical over-pay. But even last year, when life was "normal", bosses made some massive mistakes in the transfer market. From "the worst goalkeeper in Premier League history" to a forgotten ex-Manchester United man, we've put together a worst XI of transfers involving Premier League clubs in 2019-20 - which cost clubs £224million. And isn't pretty... GK - Roberto 12Roberto made blunder after blunder...
    LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Basketball star LeBron James takes a photo prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on October 15, 2011 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Just after debuting a new look for 2020, LeBron James repped his support for Liverpool. It was nine years ago now when LeBron James invested in Liverpool FC. He’s been to Anfield once or twice and an outspoken supporter of the club since putting his money into it. Just after Liverpool revealed its new home kit for the upcoming season, James showed off his own, well before the public can get their hands on it in an ultimate flex of his connections....
    PREMIER League clubs have voted to revert to a maximum of three substitutes and seven players on the bench for next season. The vote of the 20 clubs at their virtual summer meeting is understood to have demonstrated the divisions that exist. 1Five subs were allowed for the Premier League's restart from the coronavirus shutdownCredit: Reuters While the top half of the league backed Chelsea proposals to continue to allow five substitutes from a bench of nine, they fell well short of the required two thirds majority. Instead, the opposition to the proposal, led by Aston Villa, was joined by the teams in the lower half of the table. Indeed, a majority of the clubs voted against the five sub...
    NEIL WARNOCK believes Celtic and Rangers would finish in the Premier League top six. The debate has long raged on whether the Old Firm would succeed if they quit Scotland and played in the English top flight. 2Neil Warnock believes Celtic and Rangers would finish in the Premier League top six 2Warnock backed the Old Firm to compete in the Premier League top six Former Cardiff boss Warnock told BBC Scottish Football podcast.: "If you put Celtic and Rangers down in England, you're talking about the top six. "Those two clubs, if they got the money that the English clubs have coming in, they would spend it. "They'd spend it on good players and they would...
    SCOTT PARKER is in line for a new contract at Fulham after winning promotion. The ex-England star, who broke down in tears after winning Tuesday’s play-off final, has one year left on his current deal. 2Scott Parker, pictured here holding the Championship play-off trophy, is getting a new deal at FulhamCredit: PA:Press Association SunSport understands the Cottagers are ready to discuss fresh terms with the 39-year-old when he returns from holiday. Fulham are also looking at several players to improve their squad ahead of next term’s return to the top flight. Though Parker has ruled out a repeat of the £100million shopping spree the club undertook when they went up two years ago. Midfielder Harrison Reed, 25, is set to...
    SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT has been cancelled by Sky Sports after more than 20 years due to next season's huge Premier League fixture pile-up. The hit show, which features a panel of journalists discussing the hot topics in football, failed to make the cut for the 2020-21 season schedule. 2Sunday Supplement has been cancelled after 21 years Sky Sports blamed the congested fixture list due to last season overrunning following the coronavirus pandemic. A statement read: "The huge volume of live football since the restart and a condensed season that has already begun means we must look at how best to deploy our resources for the benefit of our customers." The Sunday morning staple first hit the screens in 1999, under the...
    BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Nathan Ake of Bournemouth signals during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on November 02, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) Manchester City has made its biggest move of the summer official. Despite finishing second in the Premier League and holding an advantage on Real Madrid in the Champions League, Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are far from satisfied. With some additional money in their pockets, the club is determined to improve and has not been hesitant to spend this summer. Just after adding Ferran Torres from Valencia to a five-year deal, City has officially announced their top signing of the summer in Bournemouth’s...
    NICOLAS Anelka's new Netflix documentary is now available to watch. The documentary will be an interesting watch for fans of Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool Bolton and West Brom as it delves into controversies he was at the heart of. 2 Nicolas Anelka had some up's and downs during his career How can you watch the Anelka: Misunderstood? The documentary will be available to watch on Netflix  however, a subscription is needed to be able to access it. Currently Netflix's baseline monthly subscription in £5.99 a  month, with plans ranging from £8.99 for a standard subscription and £11.99 for a premium one. US Netflix subscription will cost from $8.99 (basic) to $12.99 (standard) to $15.99 (premium). More information about Netflix subscriptions be...
    ALL the talk recently has been of Manchester United’s other goalkeepers. David de Gea has had some howlers since lockdown – most notably in the FA Cup semi final horror show against Chelsea at Wembley. 1Sergio Romero has been with Manchester United since 2015Credit: News Group Newspapers Ltd And Dean Henderson wants answers over his future – whether it is going to be back at Old Trafford, at Sheffield United or maybe Chelsea. Meanwhile Sergio Romero – widely considered to be the best understudy in the Premier League – has had to sit quietly and listen to it all. The Argentine is considered to be United’s cup keeper – and none of his 16 appearances this season have come in...
    ALEXIS SANCHEZ finally looks set to end his nightmare spell at Manchester United. The Chilean forward, 31, arrived at Old Trafford in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go to Arsenal. 12Alexis Sanchez makes our most-expensive PL flop XI United were happy to splash £505,000 a week on Sanchez, believing he was the missing piece in their side. But two-and-a-half-years and just THREE Premier League goals later, Sanchez finally looks set to join Inter Milan on a permanent deal. The Serie A giants are paying £110,000 a week towards Sanchez's sky-high wages. And they will only take the former Barcelona star off United's wage bill if they allow him to leave on a free. With the nightmare spell almost...
    MICHAIL ANTONIO has been named as the Premier League Player of the Month - and now has more awards than Didier Drogba and Patrick Vieira. The West Ham star, 30, enjoyed a superb July, with eight goals and one assist as his side avoided relegation. 11Michail Antonio has been named as the Premier League Player of the Month for JulyCredit: Premier League 11Michail Antonio scored eight times in July, including four against NorwichCredit: Reuters Antonio scored all four in the win over Norwich, while also finding the net against Chelsea, Newcastle, Watford and Manchester United. Incredibly, Antonio's win puts him ahead of some all-time Premier League greats like Ashley Cole who NEVER won the monthly award. We take a look...
    MIKEL ARTETA has become the latest high-profile name to invest in a guard dog to protect his home from raiders. SunSport exclusively revealed in May how many footballers are purchasing guard dogs after Tottenham star Dele Alli's house was broken into by knife-wielding thugs. 3Mikel Arteta has bought a guard dog to protect his family from intruders The Arsenal boss has been snapped posing next to a Dutch Shepherd, which has been provided by Elite Protection Dogs. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Gunners news   According to the Daily Mail, the 38-year-old forked out £20,000 on the canine to protect his family from intruders ahead of the FA Cup final win over Chelsea. Elite Protection Dogs -...
    MANY neutrals are excited by the prospect of Leeds United's return to the Premier League, after Marcelo Bielsa finally masterminded an end to the Whites' 16-year top-flight exile. Fans can't wait to see what the innovative Argentine can bring to the Premier League... and whether Leeds' brilliant football in the Championship will translate to the big time. 6How Leeds could line up in the Premier League 6Fans are excited to see what maverick Bielsa can do in the Premier LeagueCredit: Getty Images - Getty Bielsa, 65, is known to work his players to the bone with training drills such as "murderball", in which an 11 vs 11 is played with no stoppages. And while it is said that players can...
    ALEXIS SANCHEZ has cost Manchester United a staggering £20MILLION per Premier League goal thanks to his sky-high £505,000 a week wages. The Chilean forward, 31, joined the Old Trafford ranks in January 2018 as part of a swap deal with Arsenal, as Henrikh Mkhitaryan moved the other way. 3The financial impact of Alexis Sanchez at Man Utd in full 3Man Utd are still paying Alexis Sanchez £395,000 a week for him to play at Inter MilanCredit: EPA At the time, fans believed the club had played a blinder in signing a superstar without paying a penny. However, the "free" signing has actually cost the club an eye-watering £60m - with just THREE Premier League goals to show for it. Man...
    CHELSEA have been handed a summer transfer boost, with Said Benrahma's Brentford having failed to earn promotion to the Premier League. The Algerian winger was a catalyst for the West Londoners' superb season, scoring 17 goals and assisting a further ten for Thomas Frank's side. 2Benrahma suffered Wembley heartache with BrentfordCredit: PA:Press Association But with the Bees having failed to wrap up automatic promotion during the regular season, followed by last night's 2-1 defeat to Fulham under the Wembley arch, they have been left vulnerable to losing their star creator. And according to football.london, Benrahma is still "destined" to play Premier League football next season, albeit not with Brentford. The 24-year-old has been linked with a host of top-flight clubs...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly ready to bring PSG star Idrissa Gueye back to the Premier League. The combative midfielder left Everton for the French champs for around £30million last summer. 2Could Idrissa Gueye be heading back to the Premier League this summer?Credit: Icon Sport - Getty But according to Le10 Sport, PSG are prepared to flog him to the highest bidder with boss Leonardo planning on overhauling the midfield. And United are reportedly interested, alongisde Premier League rivals Wolves. Gueye has featured in 33 games in all competitions for PSG this season, scoring just once. It is reported that the club will open negotiations for his exit after the Champions League campaign. United's competition for Gueye is likely to come...
    Scott Parker has led Fulham again to the Premier League right after a one-season absence Scott Parker is confident that Fulham will master the classes of their Premier League failure in 2018-19 soon after securing a return to the major flight. Fulham received advertising from the 2nd tier by way of the participate in-offs two several years in the past but, after an costly recruitment travel, went down right after only a person year. Parker led Fulham back again to the Premier League with a 2-1 gain over Brentford in Tuesday’s participate in-off closing at Wembley. “There have been some very clear problems designed previous time,” explained the ex-England midfielder. “We will study from that. We require to discover from...
    Premier League Two Joe Bryan goals return the cottagers to the elite a year later Scott Parker gives directions during a Fulham game. . Soccer was very cruel to David Raya. A sung by the Spanish meta condemn Brentford in the final of the ‘playoff’ for promotion to the Premier. Joe Bryan took advantage of it to overtake Fulham in the 105 ‘of the extension. Bryan himself, left-handed, scored 0-2 in the 118 ‘of overtime to return the’ cottagers’ to the elite just one year after losing the category. Dalsgaard’s final 1-2 came too late. The Norwegian took advantage of a drop from Norgaard after a good cross from Sergi Cans, who came out in 83 ‘, to close...
    LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Tom Cairney of Fulham lifts the trophy as the team celebrate victory after the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final match between Brentford and Fulham at Wembley Stadium on August 04, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) With an extra-time thriller, Fulham is back in the Premier League. In a winner-take-all match for promotion to the Premier League, Fulham pulled away late to down rivals Brentford 2-1 and book the coveted final spot in next year’s EPL table. The match started quietly and ended...
    Football : The London club will only have spent one season on the lower level … The table for next season in the Premier League is now complete! After Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion, it was Fulham who won his promotion at Wembley on Tuesday night. Only one year after their relegation, the Cottagers will take the lift again thanks to their success obtained after the effort against Brentford (1-2), in the Championship play-off final. Everything was played in overtime in this meeting, Joe Bryan donning his hero costume with a double in the key (105th, 117th). The late goal of Henrik Dalsgaard (120th + 4) did not change anything. WE. ARE. @premierleague! ???? # EFLPlayOffs pic.twitter.com/eGnXdPzF3O...
    FULHAM hero Joe Bryan revealed boss Scott Parker told him to shoot just seconds before his astonishing 40-yard stunner. Bryan caught Brentford keeper David Rea totally unaware as the Cottagers sealed promotion to the Premier League with a 2-1 win over the Bees. "Whip it in the near post because the keeper comes ridiculously far off his line!"Joe Bryan talks us through his first goal at Wembley. Watch #BREFUL in the #EFLPlayOffs live on Sky Sports Football or follow it here: https://t.co/7a05Gc4Yb1 pic.twitter.com/4ObzJfNh2b— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) August 4, 2020 The Wembley showdown went into extra-time 0-0. But Bryan - who had scored just one Championship goal all season - broke the deadlock with the most amazing set-piece strike. Cameras...
    One dead, four others injured in Los Angeles mansion party shooting Restaurant sales climbed as stay-at-home orders lifted across the US. Now foot traffic has slumped again. Fulham promoted to Premier League after Bryans brace sinks Brentford Fulham earned promotion to the Premier League on Tuesday thanks to an outrageous free-kick and a composed finish by Joe Bryan during extra time of a nervy playoff final with Brentford. © Shaun Botterill / Getty Images Sport / Getty A quick set-piece in the 105th minute by the Cottagers' left-back caught out Brentford goalkeeper David Raya from at least 40 yards before Bryan - who last scored in September - made it 2-0 following a tidy one-two with Aleksandar Mitrovic. Henrik...
    LONDON (AP) — Fulham secured an instant return to the Premier League on Tuesday after one season away by beating west London rival Brentford 2-1 in the Championship playoff final. Joe Bryan scored twice in extra time at Wembley to give Fulham the win in what is widely called the most lucrative game in football. Fulham will receive at least 135 million pounds ($176 million) over three years after securing promotion, a year after being relegated from the world’s richest football league. Fulham owner Shahid Khan failed with a bid to buy Wembley a year ago, and his team had to celebrate in an empty stadium on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bryan broke the deadlock after catching...
    JOE BRYAN'S brilliant double ensured Fulham bounced straight back up to the Premier League by beating Brentford 2-1 in the richest game in football. The left-back's clever thinking from a free-kick 40 yards out on the stroke of half-time in extra time caught out Bees goalkeeper David Raya. 5Joe Bryan celebrates his stunning free-kick to break the deadlock in the Championship play-off finalCredit: Getty Images - Getty 5Brentford goalkeeper David Raya could only scramble across his goal in vain as Bryan's long-range effort hit the back of the netCredit: PA:Press Association After a cagey affair of few clear-cut chances at an empty Wembley Stadium, the moment of magic from Bryan's left boot broke the deadlock. And he raced forward...
    MICHY BATSHUAYI has reportedly been offered to Leeds as they prepare for their return to the Premier League. The Belgian forward, 26, looks set to leave Chelsea in a cut-price deal this summer. 1Michy Batshuayi does not feature in Frank Lampard's plans at ChelseaCredit: PA:Empics Sport According to Get French Football News, Batshuayi's agent has been offered Leeds the chance to sign him. The source states that the Whites have received "hundreds" of offers from agents following their promotion from the Championship. Batshuayi is one of the names on the long-list as he looks to revive his career away from Stamford Bridge. CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news He has been shipped out on...
    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 06: The Premier League logo on the Liverpool first team home shirt displayed on May 6, 2020 in Manchester, England (Photo by Visionhaus) What will Fantasy Premier League look like?  After the longest ever Premier League season finished at the end of July, we now only have to wait 5 weeks before we do it all over again – this time we’ll follow each game week as they happen but from a Fantasy Premier League (FPL) perspective. On Saturday 12th September 2020 the first round of Premier League matches will kick-off, giving us a few short weeks to anticipate which teams are going to come out on top early on. Fixtures are yet to be announced,...
    Getty Barcelona striker Martin Braithwaite is in talks with Premier League side West Ham United over a €20 million ($23.5m) summer move. The Denmark international only arrived in February on an emergency transfer, but Barcelona are now in “advanced talks” with the Hammers for the 29-year-old, according to Miguel Rico at Mundo Deportivo. Barcelona paid €18m to activate Braithwaite’s buyout clause and bring him in from Leganes outside of the transfer window. The Catalan giants were given permission from the RFEF to make the emergency signing following injuries to Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele. Braithwaite made a bright start to life at the Camp Nou before the season was paused for three months due to Covid-19. The striker...
    LIVERPOOL are reportedly among a trio of Premier League clubs who have made contact with Watford winger Ismaila Sarr. The 22-year-old impressed Jurgen Klopp after putting in a man-of-the-match performance during the Hornets' 3-0 win over the Reds in February. 3Liverpool are interested in Watford winger Ismaila SarrCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3The Senegalese winger would link up with countryman and close friend Sadio Mane at AnfieldCredit: Getty Images - Getty The winger scored a quick-fire double before Troy Deeney notched to hand Liverpool their first league defeat of the season and end their hopes of emulating Arsenal's Invincibles campaign. Despite Watford's relegation on the final day, Sarr impressed for them as he bagged five goals and produced six assists...
    OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER believes the Europa League could provide the first step back to the top for his Manchester United team arrived for training on Tuesday. United face LASK Linz in the second leg of their last-16 tie with a 5-0 lead from the game in Austria and are heading for the mini-knockout tournament in Germany. 9Solskjaer reckons a Europa League win could spark a return of the Man Utd teams of oldCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 9Marcus Rashford will be pivotal to Man Utd's Europa League hopesCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 9Bruno Fernandes will be hoping to keep up his sensational form against LASKCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 9Anthony Martial has become a key part of United's new-look front-three...
    Getty Francisco Trincao is but to play a sport for Barcelona however is already attracting loads of consideration from throughout Europe. The Catalan giants have already obtained a proposal from Premier League facet Leicester Metropolis. The Foxes wish to signal the 20-year-old on an preliminary mortgage with a compulsory buy possibility of €50 million ($58m), in response to Fabrizio Romano. The English membership that’s making an attempt to get Francisco Trincão from Barcelona is Leicester.The primary bid was a mortgage with obligation to purchase for €50M complete.Nonetheless no settlement with Barça and lots of golf equipment – however talks are on. Atalanta not within the race atm. ???????????? #LCFC #Barça — Fabrizio Romano...
    Getty Francisco Trincao is yet to play a game for Barcelona but is already attracting plenty of attention from across Europe. The Catalan giants have already received an offer from Premier League side Leicester City. The Foxes want to sign the 20-year-old on an initial loan with a mandatory purchase option of €50 million ($58m), according to Fabrizio Romano. The English club that is trying to get Francisco Trincão from Barcelona is Leicester.The first bid was a loan with obligation to buy for €50M total.Still no agreement with Barça and many clubs interested – but talks are on. Atalanta not in the race atm. ???????????? #LCFC #Barça — Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 4, 2020 Barcelona announced in...
    TYRONE MINGS put Aston Villa's previous relegation worries behind him as he enjoyed a jet ski ride while on holiday in Barbados. The England defender helped his team to a remarkable late survival, putting in solid performances as Villa picked up eight points from their final four games to beat the drop. 6Tyrone Mings zoomed around on a jet skiCredit: BackGrid 6The England defender soaked up the sunshine on holidayCredit: BackGrid 6Mings is taking a well-earned break after a long, hard seasonCredit: BackGrid 6The Aston Villa star was in Barbados over the weekendCredit: BackGrid And the 27-year-old headed out to the Caribbean over the weekend to enjoy some sunshine and relaxation. Mings took to the glorious, bright blue ocean as...
    IF Brentford are at their best today then I cannot see past them reaching the Premier League. They were incredible in that first half in the second leg of the play-off semi-final against Swansea. 4Brentford's front-three have been superb this season - but so has the defenceCredit: Rex Features 4Danny Higginbotham reckons Brentford have what it takes to reach the Prmeier League Few teams can live with them in this division and they have to go down as favourites against Fulham. A lot has been made of the Bees’ BMW - Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins up front - and rightly so. Brentford were the top scorers in the Championship, with all three chipping in. That is the difference...
    THE world’s most lucrative game. Played in a cavernously empty stadium. And when West London neighbours Fulham and Brentford walk out at Wembley this evening, there will be far more than local pride on the line. 2Brentford will earn around £35m more than Fulham if they win the Championship play-off finalCredit: Getty Images - Getty Promotion to the Premier League has long been a passport to a different financial country. For the Bees, preparing to move into their new home a long goal kick away from Kew Bridge, it would be elevation into uncharted territory as well. Brentford stand to make a minimum of £170million over the next three years if they go up. For Fulham, it would be less...
    (CNN)London clubs Brentford and Fulham will contest what's been dubbed the world's most valuable football match on Tuesday as they battle it out in the Championship play-off final. The winner will be awarded a place in next season's Premier League and will reap the financial benefits of playing in English football's top flight. How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester Uniteds fortunesAccording to analysis from Deloitte, Fulham could earn an additional $176 million (£135 million) across the next three seasons if it is promoted, while Brentford stands to make $209 million (£160m). Brentford, which has yet to feature in the Premier League, is set to make more because it's not receiving parachute payments which Fulham currently receives after its relegation in 2019....
    CRYSTAL PALACE have had a £12million bid rejected for QPR star Eberechi Eze. The 22-year-old attacker was the Hoops' star man last season, scoring 14 goals in 46 appearances. 1QPR are expected to lose star man Eberechi Eze to a Premier League club this summerCredit: Getty Images - Getty And according to Sky Sports, the Championship side have rebuffed Palace's opening bid for the London-born ace. SunSport has exclusively revealed how QPR have told clubs tracking Eze not to waste their time with offers unless they are at least £20m. West Ham and Leeds are expected to join Palace in a battle to sign the England U21 international who is regarded as the most naturally gifted player outside the Premier...
    N.J. knuckleheads blamed for spike in COVID-19 cases McDonalds CEO seems to hint at an upgraded chicken sandwich How will Premier League clubs fare in Europe this month? Nearly five months is a long time to wait between rounds of a tournament, let alone legs. © Photo by ANP Sport via Getty Images Welcome to the 2019-20 UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues, where the competition continues this week after a long, pandemic-inspired delay. [ MORE: Predictions, Odds for Europa ] Who is best set up, aligned, prepared, and built for success? There are certainly different questions to all parts of that question. Let’s dive into it. Chelsea Status: Down 3-0 to Bayern Munich after first leg at home Next...
    Premier League In seven months he has regained the hunger for titles of the ‘gunners’ “Mikel Arteta is creating something very special at Arsenal.” Are words of Pep Guardiola in the preview of the semifinals of the FA Cup. The technician of the City he was right. What his once right-hand man has accomplished in his first seven months as Arsenal manager has been astonishing and the achievement of English Cup it’s the icing on the cake. Arteta has earned the respect of a locker room that looked like a powder at the end of the era Emery, although, that’s right, full of young talent. His past as a Gunner player has helped him turn the morale of a...
    What to Watch on Monday: Ali Fedotowsky gets her turn on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Dow, S&P 500 set to kick off August trade higher as tech stocks resume rally, but stalled coronavirus stimulus talks in focus Brentford to earn $200M+ if promoted to Premier League LONDON (AP) — Brentford can earn more than $200 million over three years in additional revenue by beating west London rival Fulham on Tuesday to secure a return to English football's top division after a 73-year absence, according to an analysis by accountancy firm Deloitte. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 file photo, spectators watch from the stands of Griffin Park stadium, inaugurated in 1904,...
    BARCELONA have reportedly batted away an offer from a Premier League side for Francisco Trincao just six months after buying him. The Portugal Under-21s international signed from Braga for £26million as part of a five-year deal in January. 2Barcelona have reportedly rejected an offer from a Prem side for Francisco Trincao According to AS, the Catalan giants rejected a hefty offer of £60million for the 20-year-old winger. The club in question reportedly approached the Portuguese hotshot's agent Jorge Mendes, who also acts for compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo, in January. But despite Barca's financial woes in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, they turned down the offer. 2 Trincao made his senior Braga debut last year and...
    PREMIER LEAGUE players will be sent off for deliberately coughing at opponents and could face police action under the FA's coronavirus rules. The FA have provided new guidance for match officials taking charge of games with Covid-19 restrictions in place. 1Premier League players will be sent off for deliberately coughing at opponents and could face police action under the FA's coronavirus rulesCredit: Getty Images It applies to all levels of the game and will be in place immediately. The rules state referees should send a player off if there is a “clear act” of coughing towards someone. Targeted coughing is also seen as a potential criminal offence by the Crown Prosecution Service. Deliberate coughing is now deemed on...
    MIKE ASHLEY has given US tycoon Henry Mauriss an August 14 deadline to complete his takeover of Newcastle United, according to reports. The current Magpies owner saw the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund's agreed acquisition fall through last week. 3Mike Ashley is trying to sell Newcastle United this summerCredit: AP:Associated Press 3Henry Mauriss wants to take control of Newcastle United But he could yet still get the club off his hands this summer, with Mauriss having lodged a £350million bid. According to the Mirror, however, Ashley wants a deal agreed by mid-August in order to give his side clarity going into the 2020-21 Premier League season. Negotiations are being handled by Ashley associate Chris Ronnie - a former school friend...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian Premier League is set to be staged in the United Arab Emirates from Sept. 19 to Nov. 10, subject to government approval. The IPL’s governing council confirmed the proposed dates and venues during a video conference on Sunday, saying in a statement the 53 matches will be played in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, “subject to necessary clearances from the government of India.” The lucrative annual TwentyW0 tournament had originally been scheduled to start March 29 before it was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 forced organizers to move the competition abroad to get it played in 2020. A window to hold the tournament opened when the International Cricket Council...
    AMANDA STAVELEY is trying to mobilise the Toon Army to revive her failed takeover. On Thursday, Staveley, Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and the Reuben brothers withdrew their £300million offer to buy out Mike Ashley. 1Amanda Staveley has called for the Toony Army to put pressure on the PremCredit: EPA Staveley – who blamed the Premier League for having to pull out - spoke with the Newcastle United Supporters Trust over the weekend, explaining how fans could help. Pressure is mounting on Prem CEO Richard Masters to provide answers after the league kept silent throughout the 17 week takeover. As of late last night, over 50,000 supporters had signed a petition calling PM Boris Johnson to probe the process that...
    LEEDS are reportedly stepping up efforts to boost their firepower ahead of their return to the Premier League. The Mail report the Championship winners have approached relegated Norwich to register their interest in attacking midfielder Emiliano Buendia. 4Relegated Norwich City star Emiliano Buendia is reported to be among the list attackers who have attracted interest from LeedsCredit: Reuters And the Canaries, who were relegated last month, are understood to want at least £25million for the 23-year-old Argentinian. While officials at Elland Road are rumoured to have made enquiries about the availability of Bruges winger, and Arsenal target, Emmanuel Dennis.  And it’s also reported Marcelo Bielsa’s club have approached Bruges’ Belgian rivals Gent over another player the Gunners are eyeing, Jonathan...
    NEIL LENNON’S toughest task this season may not be clocking up an historic 10-in-a-row after all. It could be keeping his talismanic striker Odsonne Edouard from the clutches of the first ambitious Premier League club willing to make Celtic an offer they can’t refuse. 2Odsonne Edouard proved his potential with an impressive hat-trickCredit: Reuters Head scouts from all of England’s big-hitters are already well aware of the 22-year-old French striker who scored 28 goals in 45 appearances in all competitions, before the Scottish league was prematurely called in March. Yesterday the former Paris Saint Germain academy kid carried on where he had left off, taking less than an hour to bag an opening day hat-trick to underline why Celtic value...
    CHELSEA are ramping up their quest to nab Nick Pope from Burnley ahead of Frank Lampard’s second season in charge of the club.  But the Blues target isn't likely to be cheap with Clarets boss Sean Dyche reportedly slapping a £50million tag on his prized asset. 3Burnley are reported to be after £50million for Chelsea target Nick Pope. The 28-year-old kept 15 clean sheets in the Premier League this season Stamford Bridge boss Lampard is desperate to find a new keeper with club-record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga having fallen down the first-team pecking order. CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news The Spanish stopper was dropped in favour of Willy Callabero who featured in the London club’s dramatic 2-1...
    The summer transfer window is set to be a hectic one. Getty/Soccrates Images/Sebastian Widmann/Charlotte Wilson The summer transfer window opened on July 27 and will close on October 5. However, with the English Premier League season kicking off on September 12, clubs will no doubt be keen to get their business done beforehand. Here is Insider's team-by-team guide as to who every club needs to sign. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. With the English Premier League season having only just ended and the new one kicking off on September 12, clubs have less time than ever before to get prepared. While the summer transfer window, which opened on July 27, has been extended to close on...
    EDDIE HOWE has left Bournemouth by mutual consent following relegation. The 42-year-old led the Cherries from League Two to the Premier League but his eight-year stint in charge is now over after dropping back into the Championship. 1Eddie Howe has left Bournemouth following relegationCredit: PA:Press Association A statement confirmed the news on Saturday night with Howe penning an open letter to supporters. The club legend, who has spent a quarter of a century at Bournemouth as both a player and boss, revealed walking away was the toughest decision he has ever had to make. Howe said: “Having spent a total of 25 years with the club as both a player and a manager this decision - made together with the...
    ARSENAL managed to get one over on rivals Tottenham by beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final. Mikel Arteta's side booked their spot in next season's Europa League with a 2-1 win at Wembley. 2Jose Mourinho's side finished sixth in the Premier League tableCredit: Getty Images - Getty A place in next season's competition was at stake when the London rivals met in the final. If Chelsea had won, seventh-placed Wolves would have joined Spurs and Leicester in next season's draw. But Arsenal's victory means Nuno Espirito Santo's side will not be competing in the competition next year. And the win brings bad news for Spurs - who finished sixth in the Premier League. Tottenham will enter...
    US travel restrictions state by state 38,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Has Been Recalled Over Lack Of Inspection In The U.S. VIDEO, PHOTOS: Liverpool unveil new Nike 2020-21 home kit Liverpool have a fresh new look for 2020-21 and a fresh new kit manufacturer in Nike as the newly-crowned Premier League champions have signed a long-term deal with the American sportswear giant. © Liverpool FC/Nike The five-year deal with Nike began this summer and Liverpool will reportedly be paid $39.2 million per season. [ VIDEO: Premier League highlights ]  It is the first time Liverpool have had Nike as their kit suppliers and here are a few more details about their home kit for the 2020-21 season. “Red, white,...
    LEEDS could be set to battle Chelsea for the signature of Brentford’s star winger Said Benrahma. Premier League new boys Leeds are reportedly planning to go head-to-head with their old rivals for the Algeria international.  3Leeds look set to join Chelsea in the race to sign Brentford winger Said Benrahma Benrahma, 24, has won plaudits for his outstanding performances for the London side in the Championship.  CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news The Bees player, who’s valued around the £25million price mark, has been on target 17 times and provided four assists so far this term.  Benrahma’s knack for playing on the left and right wings reportedly attracted the attention of Frank Lampard’s club this season. ...
    Over the past few decades, the United States has produced several footballers who have gone on to become stars in their own right. The country has watched several top players go on to play in some of the world’s best leagues, becoming regular contributors for clubs that are among the most recognizable in the sport. But there has always been talk of that next step. While there have been plenty of American stars, there has never truly been a star that is American, and, yes, there is a difference. MORE: Lampard says Pulisic has talent to score like Premier league’s best Every country has its own set of heroes but, for a player to truly transcend, to earn recognition among the best the sport...
    THE owners of NFL team San Francisco 49ers are making a bid to increase their stake in Leeds United after their promotion. The Whites returned to the Premier League after 16-year wait, when they won the Championship last month. 1Leeds United celebrate lifting the Championship trophy as they return to the Premier League for the first time since 2004Credit: Reuters Now, the owners of the 49ers - who have had a ten per cent stake in the club since 2018 - want to buy more of the Elland Road club. The New York Times claim United’s majority owner, Andrea Radrizzani, is in talks with chiefs of the NFL club as they look to step up their investment. Paraag Marathe, an executive...
    Mexican striker Raúl Jiménez already has a price and whoever wants it will have to pay $ 80 million dollars. It is said that Raúl Jiménez is already wanted by the Manchester United Red Devils and the Wolves are willing to let the Mexican go if an economic agreement of up to $ 80 million dollars, as reported by the Bleacher Report. Wolverhampton would have already put a price on Raúl Jiménez, in case Manchester United or any other team wishes to take the Mexican striker, This represents an increase of double what the Wolves paid for it. The Wolves paid $ 40 million by Raúl JiménezHowever, after the dream season that the Mexican has had both in the...
    Premier League Succeeds in charge to the Spanish also Pep Clotet Aitor Karanka, new coach of Birmingham City Spanish Aitor Karanka He has become this Friday the new coach of Birmingham City, Championship team (Second English division). Karanka succeeds the Spanish also Pep Clotet, who had been in office from June 2019 until he left the post earlier this month. The Spanish technician returns to the benches after his last adventure in the Nottingham Forest, with whom he also competed in the Championship until January 2019, when he left the club. Previously, Karanka had been the second coach of Jos Mourinho at Real Madrid and as the main technician at Middlesbrough, with whom he achieved...
    One of the many oddities about the long-running case which saw Manchester City briefly cast out of the Champions League for allegedly breaching the financial fair play rules was the nature of the organisations which rallied round. An airline, a telecoms company and a Royal Family, all hailing from the Middle East, all stepped forward during the appeal to demonstrate how much they cared, deeply, about City. Newcastle's takeover bid was backed by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Right now, Newcastle United must be wondering what they have to do to get such declarations of undying devotion. Pondering why they don’t get the commitment similar to that shown by Etisalat (telecoms), Ethihad (airline) and the Royal family of the United...
    Getty Philippe Coutinho could depart Barcelona this summer for just $11 million and has been offered to Premier League sides Arsenal and Tottenham. According to Miguel Delaney at The Independent, Coutinho could join the Gunners on a permanent deal for just $11m and midfielder Matteo Guendouzi. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is said to want Guendouzi “out of his squad,” although the deal has been complicated because Serie A champions Juventus are interested in the 21-year-old too. Coutinho has spent the season on loan at Bayern Munich and will remain with the Bundesliga champions until the end of their Champions League campaign in August. Follow the Heavy on Barcelona Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content!Agent...
    CALLUM WILSON has told his Bournemouth team-mates he needs to move back to the Premier League to keep his spot in the England squad - with Tottenham leading the race. The Three Lions striker, 28, was relegated with the Cherries on the final day of the Premier League season. 2Callum Wilson fears losing his England place if he's not playing in the Premier League, say reportsCredit: PA:Press Association Now Wilson has told team-mates he will have to follow Nathan Ake out of the club, for the sake of his international future, according to the Telegraph. Manchester City agreed to a £41million deal for Ake earlier this week to help solve their defensive woes. And now Spurs are set to raid...
    ARSENAL could land Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho for just £9MILLION and Matteo Guendouzi, according to reports. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is certain to continue a squad overhaul in the summer despite the uncertain economic times due to coronavirus. 3Arsenal could make a move for Philippe Coutinho this summerCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3There looks to be no way back for Matteo Guendouzi at ArsenalCredit: Getty Images - Getty Coutinho has been strongly linked with a return to the Premier League after a disastrous spell in Spain. He spent last season on loan with Bayern Munich, but his agent Kia Joorabchian has confirmed the player would prefer to return to the Premier League. And according to The Independent, Arsenal appear a...
    IT was by no means plain sailing, and things looked rocky at times - but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has successfully guided Manchester United back into next season's Champions League. While the Red Devils have their Europa League campaign to complete, Solskjaer and Co will have already started planning for their next assault on the Premier League - with a number of star additions being linked with Old Trafford. 20Manchester United sealed qualification for next season's Champions League last weekendCredit: Represented by ZUMA Press, Inc. But how did this year's class get on individually? Tom McDermott is on hand to run the rule over who starred and who underachieved in red this season. David De Gea – 6 20De Gea has...
    BORIS Johnson has announced sports fans will not be allowed to return to live events over fears of a coronavirus second wave. A rise in cases across the UK has seen the Government pull the handbrake on the easing of lockdown just 24 hours before a new round of measures were set to be introduced. 1Premier League grounds and other sports stadiums are set to remain emptyCredit: PA:Press Association New figures show 35,700 Brits are currently infected with coronavirus following a rise in cases in recent weeks. The PM had earlier warned of a second wave of Covid-19 spreading across Europe as holidaymakers were told to self-isolate for 10 days after returning from Spain. This week's Surrey v...
    (CNN)A Saudi Arabian-backed consortium has withdrawn its bid to buy English Premier League side Newcastle United.Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) had been part of a three-party deal fronted by PCP Capital Partners, a venture capital and private equity company founded and run by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, and real estate firm Reuben Brothers, which wanted to buy the club from English businessman Mike Ashley."With a deep appreciation for the Newcastle community and the significance of its football club, we have come to the decision to withdraw our interest in acquiring Newcastle United Football Club," the consortium said in a statement on Thursday."We do so with regret, as we were excited and fully committed to invest in the great city...
    LEEDS are preparing for a major summer in the transfer market with reports suggesting the newly-promoted side will swoop for two old favourites. Amid rumours of a bid for James Milner, two more academy products are also described as on Marcelo Bielsa's radar. 2Danny Rose came through the Leeds youth system yet never played for the senior teamCredit: Getty Images - Getty 2Fabian Delph played for Leeds in 2008/09, as well as a later loan spell Daily Star name Danny Rose and Fabian Delph as major targets for Leeds. The Yorkshire-born duo are both out of favour at their current clubs and could reportedly be signed for around £5million each. Delph, 30, featured prominently at Elland Road while the club...
    ARSENAL are trying to haggle with Barcelona over Philippe Coutinho's wages to secure a season-long loan, according to reports. The Gunners have emerged as frontrunners to land the Brazilian with the playmaker heading for the Nou Camp exit door this summer. 2Philippe Coutinho is set to leave Barcelona this summer Boss Mikel Arteta has told Arsenal chiefs to get the deal over the line as he bids to build a squad capable of finishing inside the top four. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news But his £240,000 weekly wages remain the biggest stumbling block with the Gunners unable to pay the full whack, especially with no European football next season. So they will ask...
    ARSENAL and Chelsea go head-to-head in the FA Cup final on Saturday with players playing who have starred for both clubs. David Luiz, who moved from West London to North London last summer, will be at the heart of the Gunners defence. 22David Luiz swapped West London for North last summer 22Willian's Chelsea future is up in the air with Arsenal interested in the BrazilianCredit: Reuters While former Arsenal centre-forward Olivier Giroud is likely to be leading the line for the Blues. And it appears Willian will be playing his final game for Chelsea this weekend. The Brazilian has a number of offers on the table, including a deal with Arsenal and will make a decision on his future after...
    Clubs still involved in European competitions are set to be handed an extended break before starting the 2020/21 Premier League campaign. Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Wolves will be allowed at least 30 days off before the Premier League kicks off on September 12, according to Sky Sports. And that could see them start next season’s league fixtures up to 10 days late if they reach the final of the Champions League or Europa League. With a final decision to be announced by early August, Liverpool will be paying close attention to how their potential title rivals fare in Europe.Read MoreRelated ArticlesRead MoreRelated ArticlesChelsea’s 3-0 first-leg deficit is likely to see them eliminated by Bayern Munich, which means they...
    Premier League With the Holands, the Cityzens have already spent 407 million since 2008 Ak will wear the Manchester City jersey next season. BRAND He Manchester City has got this past Premier League, for the third time, exceed 100 goals in the league championship. The Sky Blues already did it in the 2013-14 and 2017-18 campaigns. The powder in the final meters has not been missing since, the summer of 2008, Al-nahyan acquired the club. From that precise moment, the sheikh’s greatest obsession is to lead the Cityzens to conquer the UEFA champions league. The magnate knows that an explosive lead is not enough, but that the base is a good defense. That is why since the campaign...
    OLIVIER GIROUD thought he was going to be on his bike from Chelsea in the transfer window. But after discovering the joy of cycling back home in France during the lockdown, Giroud is pulling on the blue jersey for matches under Frank Lampard knowing he is now starting again. 2Olivier Giroud is putting pedal to the metal in his hunt for a fifth FA Cup winCredit: AFP or llicensors AFP or Licensors Giroud, 33, faces former club Arsenal in the FA Cup final tomorrow having scored seven goals in ten matches for Chelsea since the restart. The World Cup winner only started two Premier League games for  Lampard in the manager’s first six months and did not play a single...
    Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund withdrew its bid to buy English Premier League club Newcastle on Thursday after the process was stalled by concerns about piracy by the kingdom and human rights complaints. The league has spent four months considering whether to approve the 300 million pound ($392 million) takeover that would have seen Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund gain an 80% take in the northeast club. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Premier League faced calls to block the takeover by Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi. The assassination and dismemberment of Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in late 2018 has been linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
    London, Jul 30 (EFE) .- The Saudi Arabian consortium, PCP Capital Partners, has withdrawn from the purchase process of Newcastle United, a team of the Premier Leage, the honor division of English football. Negotiations held for months have been broken by failing to reach an agreement between the consortium, which involves Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, and the club. “The process has continued without end in sight and the commercial agreement between the investment group and the club’s owners has expired, in addition to the fact that our investment thesis has not been sustained, as there is no certainty about the circumstances in which it is going to start next season, “said PCP in a statement. Mike Ashley,...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA'S dreams of becoming a Premier League footballer were dashed by his top-flight partying skills. As a boy growing up in Watford, AJ was a talented footballer who could have signed schoolboy forms at a few London clubs. 2Anthony Joshua's football dreams were dashed by late-night partyingCredit: Getty Images - Getty But the lure of the capital's nightspots was an even bigger draw, especially once the 6ft 6in hulk was hanging with an older crowd. The unified heavyweight king has always credited the brutal sport with dragging him on to the straight and narrow. And he explained to Apple Music how being able to hide in a 16-man squad - and fair the off injury - was always too...
    HE really is incredible. Brazilian star Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, better known as Hulk because of his bodybuilder appearance and being a Lou Ferrigno lookalike, has enjoyed a well-travelled career. 16Hulk is attracting interest from the Premier LeagueCredit: Getty - Contributor 16The Brazilian international is now married to his ex-wife's niece 16The Brazilian got his nickname because of his resemblance to bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno, who played The Incredible HulkCredit: Getty - Contributor After beginning his career in his homeland, the well-built forward has played in Japan, Portugal, Russia, and is now making a mint in China. At Shanghai SIPG he earned a whopping £16.6million-per-year, and was one of the Chinese Super League's marquee signings in 2016. But now, with his...
    MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea and Arsenal are in the bottom three of the Premier League's points-per-wage bill for the 2019/20 season. According to The Athletic, the Red Devils boast the highest wage bill in the top-flight, but it hasn't been money well spent in stats obtained by the news outlet. 1Sheffiled United top the Premier League's value for money list this season They have Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side - who have a wage bill of £332million - in 20th spot. United picked up 66 points this term which was enough to see them finish third in the table, but they averaged just 0.2 points for every £1m spent on staff costs. This means that United spent £5m for every point they...
    LIVERPOOL’S participation in the Community Shield is surrounded in mystery. The FA refused to say if the Premier League champions have committed to the annual curtain-raiser to the new season, telling SunSport the competitors will be announced next week. 2Liverpool's participation in the Community Shield is surrounded in mystery An initial draft press release confirming the game on August 29 was  changed to remove Liverpool’s name. SunSport learned last week there were questions over whether Jurgen Klopp’s side would be involved, something Liverpool and the FA denied at the time. But their name did not appear on the official announcement of the game, while Arsenal and Chelsea, Saturday’s FA Cup finalists, were both named. When questioned directly about Liverpool’s involvement, the...
    Debate: Does America Have a Mass Incarceration Problem? | Opinion 5 CDC Safety Guidelines That Way Too Many Restaurants Are Ignoring Premier League transfer needs The transfer window is open for Premier League clubs and their transfer needs are plentiful. © Getty Images [ VIDEO: Premier League highlights ] Below we select the main needs for the teams we know will be in the Premier League during the 2019-20 season, with the Championship playoff winner set to complete the field. Here’s a look at the Premier League transfer needs for the 19 confirmed teams for next season. Arsenal – Center back, holding midfielder, striker When it comes to Premier League transfer needs, Arsenal need more than most. Prioritizing a...
    FORMER England keeper Joe Hart is now odds-on to join Scottish champions Celtic. The ex-Man City No 1 is now a free agent after his contract at Burnley expired at the end of the season. 1Hart is now short odds with the bookies to join the HoopsCredit: Reuters Hart, 33, did not feature once in the Premier League and made a total of just three appearances - two in the FA Cup and one in the League Cup. But his pedigree - two-time Premier League winner with City - has alerted the Scottish champions. Hart is now 4/5 to join Neil Lennon's side - where none other than John Barnes thinks he will be a huge success. That does not...
    JAN VERTONGHEN has hinted that he could stay in the Premier League following his departure from Tottenham. The Belgian defender refused to rule out remaining in England after his eight-year stay at Spurs came to an end. 2Vertonghen made his final start for Spurs in the 0-0 draw at Bournemouth earlier this monthCredit: AFP AFP or Licensors AFP or Licensors Vertonghen, 33, is looking for a new club after his contract at the North Londoners expired. He said: “I’m considering the options and making a good choice. That will be out probably sooner rather than later “Obviously the window now is longer than it was last year, so we’ve got a bit of time to assess the best option.” Asked...
    FORMER Chelsea ace Jeremie Boga is reportedly wanted by Everton in a £35million deal just two years after leaving the Blues for £3.5m. The Ivory Coast international left Stamford Bridge to join Italian side Sassuolo in 2018. 2Jeremie Boga left Chelsea for Sassuolo two years ago but could return to the Premier League with EvertonCredit: Getty Images - Getty Sky Sports report Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is keen on bringing the 23-year-old to Goodison Park. The 61-year-old manager was interested in bringing the winger to Napoli during his time in charge of the club. But now faces competition from his old employers, with Gennaro Gattuso's side still in the frame to snap up the former Blues star....
    RYAN GIGGS has claimed Manchester United need THREE first-team quality stars to challenge domestically and in Europe in 2020-21. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer masterminded a late surge up the table to grab a spot in the Premier League's top-four - and a Champions League spot for next season. 4Man Utd need three superstars like Sancho to compete, says GiggsCredit: AFP 4Giggs reckons it will take a handful of star signings to bring back the glory days to Old TraffordCredit: Getty Images - Getty With Bruno Fernandes fully-integrated into the squad and the front-three on fire, Man Utd flew up the table to ultimately finish third, with a key final-day win over Leicester. But Giggs says it was clear Man Utd's first...
    ARSENAL are leading the race to sign Barcelona flop Philippe Coutinho, according to reports. Mundo Deportivo report the Gunners are in pole position to swoop for ex-Liverpool playmaker Coutinho after talks with his agent Kia Joorabchian. 3Philippe Coutinho could be heading to ArsenalCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3A swap deal involving Matteo Guendouzi is not fancied by BarcelonaCredit: Getty Images - Getty Joorabchian is believed to have a good relationship with Arsenal's head of football and transfer guru Raul Sanllehi. The pair are said to have begun negotiations over a potential move to bring the Brazilian playmaker to the Emirates. But - in a blow to Mikel Arteta's side - Barcelona will reportedly outright reject the offer...
    THE Premier League have unveiled the new £124.95 Nike football that will be used next season. Featuring "AerowSculpt" technology eight years in the making, the new design will make its debut when the 2020-21 campaign gets underway on September 12. 2Nike have released their new design for the 2020-21 Premier League season After exhaustive testing over 1,700 hours, Nike have created a ball that will produce more "consistent flight", thus reducing "unexpected movement". "All Conditions Control" technology will see the ball perform in various circumstances, be that on the carpet of Old Trafford or on a winter mid-week in Burnley. The combination of rubber, leather, cotton and polyester is decorated with a crimson and black design over a white base....
    MAN CITY boss Pep Guardiola is lining up a double transfer to help win back the Premier League title. The Spanish manager saw his City side surrender their crown to runaway leaders Liverpool this season and is set to dip into the owner's pocket to try and get back on top. 3Man City could field two new signings next season And Guardiola could be given a huge £300million transfer war chest to dethrone Jurgen Klopp's side. A priority signing is a central defender to partner the impressive Aymeric Laporte at the back. All faith in John Stones seems to have been lost and a potential return to Everton is on the cards. And with Eric Garcia wanted...
    Prince William is a big Aston Villa fan. Getty/Stephen Pond Prince William has backed his eldest son, Prince George, to become the record goalscorer for his favorite English Premier League team some day. Prince William, 38, is an avid Aston Villa supporter, however has chosen to decide George to choose his own team.  Asked on That Peter Crouch Podcast whether George could have a future career in soccer, specifically with Villa, William said jokily: "Definitely, I reckon he could be their all time goal scorer. I mean, I can see no reason why not." Prince William also revealed that while he's not pushing for George to support Villa, he was previously "a bit concerned about him supporting Chelsea." Visit...
    MYSTERY surrounds the absence of Liverpool's name on the official release announcing the Community Shield will be played on August 29. The FA confirmed SunSport's story from Tuesday that the 2020-21 curtain-raiser will be staged at Wembley. 1Liverpool were left off the FA's official Community Shield announcement, while Arsenal and Chelsea were namedCredit: AP:Associated Press The intention is to use the game as a test event to allow fans back into stadiums. The statement only made reference to "the winners of the Premier League" - omitting the name of Jurgen Klopp's side - but naming both FA Cup finalists Chelsea and Arsenal. The release read: "We can now confirm that either Arsenal or Chelsea will return to Wembley for the...
    (CNN)Premier League star Wilfried Zaha admits he's "scared" to open Instagram due to the number of racist messages he receives.Earlier this month, a 12-year-old boy was arrested in connection with racist threats made to the Crystal Palace forward via Instagram's direct message service, including an accompanying image of the Ku Klux Klan.Zaha says he's been forced to remove Twitter from his phone as the torrent of racist abuse becomes unbearable. "For Black footballers for instance, being on Instagram is not even fun for us anymore," Zaha told CNN's Darren Lewis. "You're not enjoying your profile because I'm scared to even look up my direct messages anymore. It could be filled with anything."I don't even have Twitter on my phone anymore...
    BRAZIL star Hulk is listening to offers from the Premier League ahead of a free transfer in January with his contract in China coming to an end. The former Porto star, 34, moved to the Chinese Super League in 2016 to link up with Shanghai SIPG in a shock career move. 3Hulk has offers from five European nations, including EnglandCredit: Getty Images - Getty But Hulk has revealed he still dreams of playing in Europe again. The muscular Brazilian - who looks even more ripped post-lockdown - even admitted he "has offers from England, Spain, Italy, Germany and Portugal". Hulk has already revealed he will NOT renew his contract in the Chinese capital. His current deal expires on December 31....
    CHELSEA legend Branislav Ivanovic is reportedly in talks over a shock transfer to Everton. The 36-year-old defender played over 250 Premier League matches during his nine-year stint at Stamford Bridge. 2Branislav Ivanovic could be set for a return to the Premier LeagueCredit: Kenny Ramsay - The Sun Glasgow After leaving to join Russian joining Zenit St Petersburg in 2017, many Blues supporters thought they had seen the last of the veteran defender in England. However, according to Serbian newspaper Novosti, Ivanovic could be back playing against Chelsea next season with the Toffees. Ivanovic is a free agent and also has interest from Red Star Belgrade back in his native Serbian. But the report states his negotiations with Everton are in...