Tag: Premier League

Bernardo Silva the best in the Premier League – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has hailed the influence of Manchester City’s attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva, describing him as the best player in the Premier League. City forward Raheem Sterling picked up the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year award, with Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk claiming the PFA Players’ Player of the Year trophy. Silva

Premier League clubs against Champions League revamp plans

The Premier League has released a statement claiming all 20 clubs are unanimously against proposed changes to the Champions League. Plans for an expansion of the group stage, potentially from six to 14 games, leading to fixtures being staged at weekends, have been discussed by the European Club Association (ECA). It

Premier League has world’s worst referees, fumes Warnock

Neil Warnock claimed Premier League officials are “probably the worst” in the world after Cardiff City controversially lost 2-1 at home to Chelsea. Cardiff led thanks to Victor Camarasa’s strike early in the second half on Sunday, with Warnock’s men on track for a huge three points in their bid to avoid

We don’t play PlayStation – Klopp says Liverpool couldn’t have attacked more

Jurgen Klopp rejected a suggestion Liverpool did not push hard enough to try and win their Merseyside derby at rivals Everton. Liverpool were held to their third goalless draw in their last four matches in all competitions at Goodison Park on Sunday, meaning Manchester City are a point clear at the

Guardiola: Wigan a warning to Manchester City for Newport trip

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City’s FA Cup defeat to Wigan Athletic last season serves as a warning ahead of Saturday’s fifth-round trip to Newport County. City won the Premier League and EFL Cup last term but missed out on a shot at an unprecedented domestic treble when Fabian Delph was

Ashley Young signs one-year Man Utd contract extension

Manchester United defender Ashley Young has signed a new one-year contract extension, the club has announced on Monday afternoon. The 33-year-old’s original deal was due to expire at the end of the current season, but he will now remain at Old Trafford until at least 2020. Ashley Young has played a

Sarri: Technically, Manchester City have the world’s best midfield

Manchester City have the best collection of technical midfield players in Europe, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri. Pep Guardiola’s side host Chelsea on Sunday at the Etihad Stadium, looking for a win that will take them back level on points with Premier League leaders Liverpool. Sarri was praised for

Harry Kane and Dele Alli back in Tottenham training

Harry Kane and Dele Alli have returned to Tottenham training, but England team-mate Eric Dier has been ruled out of Sunday’s Premier League game at home to Leicester City. Harry Kane and Dele Alli have been missing due to ankle and hamstring injuries respectively, with the England captain having initially expected to

Further proof that Mohamed Salah is a football genius

Until today, we weren’t entirely convinced by Mohamed Salah.Never mind his Golden Boot winning 32-goal Premier League season and never mind his Puskás Award either. You’re not a proper footballer unless you can knock a Pepsi can off a tyre from the other side of a room. And now that’s

Klopp confident Liverpool won’t crack under City pressure despite injuries

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the Premier League leaders will not crack under the pressure of being chased by Manchester City. Monday’s 1-1 draw away to West Ham meant the Reds missed the chance to move five points clear of last season’s champions City, who can now go top on