Tag Archives: Cheikhou Kouyate

First deal for Saints starlet O’Connor

17 May

Southampton have moved to tie down midfielder Thomas OÂ’Connor on a two-and-a-half year professional contract at St Mary’s. The highly-rated 17-year-old Irish starlet has just completed the first year of a two-year scholarship after joining the academy 12 months ago and has impressed with 18 appearances in the Under-18s team, while he was also promoted […]

Wenger targeting three summer signings

16 May

print Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he hopes to bring in around three players in the summer transfer window and that majority owner Stan Kroenke will not stop the club from spending big. Arsenal earned their highest league finish in 11 years after pipping Tottenham Hotspur to second place in the standings on Sunday, but […]

Southampton 4-2 Manchester City: Sadio Mane hits hat-trick as Saints rout City

1 May

Sadio Mane hit a hat-trick as Southampton routed a much changed Manchester City side at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Manuel Pellegrini made eight changes from the team which started the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Tuesday, and his back-up squad did little to impress, with Kelechi Iheanacho bagging a brace in what […]

PSG won’t sway Jose from United

19 Apr

Jose Mourinho will reportedly snub Paris Saint-Germain because he is still harbouring hopes of becoming the Manchester United manager. Reports on Tuesday have suggested the Portuguese tactician, who has been out of work since leaving Chelsea earlier in the season, has been approached by the French champions about replacing Laurent Blanc at the end of […]

Newcastle United 1-1 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero makes it a century in Premier League as Magpies earn credible point

19 Apr

Newcastle missed the chance to close the gap on relegation rivals Norwich City as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Manchester City at St James’ Park. Sergio Aguero netted his 100thPremier League goal when he opened the scoring after a quarter of an hour with a dubious header, which appeared to be offside. […]

‘He’s a top player’ – Manchester United’s Anthony Martial pays tribute to Tottenham’s Harry Kane

8 Apr

Anthony Martial has praised Tottenham striker Harry Kane ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Spurs this weekend. The Red Devils head to White Hart Lane on Sunday looking to remain in the hunt for a top four finish, but they will be coming up against the Premier League top scorer in Kane. The 22-year-old has […]

Aston Villa in crisis: Andy Gray says club need a Graham Taylor-like boss to lead revival

30 Mar

Andy Gray says Aston Villa must appoint a home-grown manager with lower league experience to replace Remi Garde. Garde left his role at Villa Park by mutual consent on Tuesday afternoon after a miserable five months at the helm. The Frenchman won just two of his 20 Premier League games, to leave the club facing relegation to the Championship. According to Gray, […]

Ranked: The Premier League’s 20 managers’ playing careers compared

30 Mar

The likes of Ronald Koeman and Mark Hughes were superstars in their playing days whereas others were little known. Click through the gallery above to see our count down from the worst to the best.

Chelsea FC news: Fans react to Thibaut Courtois’ comments about his future amid Real Madrid transfer rumour

27 Mar

Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing up Thibaut Courtois, and the Chelsea goalkeeper hasn’t given fans much of an assurance that he will be at the club next season. The no.1 is currently training with Belgium and when asked about the rumoured interest and the £73m price tag, he said: “We must see what Chelsea want”. It has […]

MK Dons sign Burnley’s Long on loan

27 Mar

Kevin Long’s last Burnley appearance was in a 3-3 draw at Newcastle in January 2015 MK Dons have signed defender Kevin Long on loan from Championship rivals Burnley until the end of the season. Burnley academy graduate Long, who can play at centre-half or right-back, has made 27 appearances for the Clarets. The 25-year-old has […]