With the January transfer window fast approaching, Manchester United are expected to be among Europe’s big spenders. Jose Mourinho is hopeful of strengthening his side after an indifferent start to the season with United languishing in eighth place, 12 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. A number of players have been linked with a […]

West Ham right-back Ryan Fredericks will miss the rest of 2018 with a shin injury. The 26-year-old is ruled out for three months after picking up the injury in the 1-1 draw with Huddersfield before the international break. He joins Manuel Lanzini, Andriy Yarmolenko, Winston Reid, Carlos Sanchez, Jack Wilshere and Andy Carroll on the injury […]

Danny Murphy has said he would stand to replace under-fire Gordon Taylor as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association, telling talkSPORT: ‘I know I’d do a better job.’ The former Premier League star says the PFA is ‘not fulfilling its responsibility’ to players and is ‘not doing enough’ to support them after they retire […]

Olivier Giroud insists he is happy at Chelsea despite being linked with a move away from the club. The striker, 32, has been in bad form this season having scored just once for the Blues since May 6 and has struggled for game time under Maurizio Sarri as a result. This has led to reports […]

Bournemouth defender Adam Smith could be out for up to three months after picking up a knee injury against Newcastle earlier this month. The full-back was stretchered off after receiving eight minutes of treatment during the Cherries’ 2-1 defeat at St James’ Park. Manager Eddie Howe was initially very concerned, admitting Smith’s injury looked serious. […]

Wolves defender Jonny Otto will miss up to six weeks of action after suffering a knee ligament injury on international duty with Spain. The 24-year-old was forced off in the 51st minute of Sunday’s 1-0 friendly win over Bosnia and Herzegovina and underwent tests on his injury in Madrid on Monday morning. A Spain national […]

West Ham United can lay claim to having the second biggest stadium in the Premier League after settling a legal dispute out of court. The Hammers took their row with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to the High Court and on Monday announced an agreement which will enable them to increase the capacity of […]

Arsene Wenger reckons robots will be football managers in 20 years’ time, while Twitter polls could be used to determine substitutions. The former Arsenal boss made the staggering prediction amid the growing influence of data and statistics in football. Wenger, who spent 22 years in charge of the Gunners before his exit last summer, fears […]

Xherdan Shaqiri arrived at Liverpool for a mere £13million in the summer, but is already proving to be one of the buys of the summer. In fact, Reds fans on Twitter have pleaded with Jurgen Klopp to start the stocky forward for their next run of games. On Sunday night Shaqiri produced an absolutely wonderful […]

Marko Arnautovic will leave West Ham if a bigger club come calling for his signature, believes former Hammers striker Dean Ashton. Austria international Arnautovic has proven a huge hit at the London Stadium since his £20million arrival from Stoke City last summer. The 29-year-old endured a slow start with the Hammers but is now adored […]