Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email comment LENS, France — Per Mertesacker believes the big spending by Arsenal’s main rivals will make it harder for the Gunners to challenge for the Premier League. Mertesacker has taken note of the big signings arriving at Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea and said it’s clear they will all be
Northampton have appointed Rob Page as the club’s new manager. The 41-year-old former Wales international joins the Sky Bet League Two champions from Port Vale, who are now searching for a replacement. Page replaces Chris Wilder, who left the Cobblers after leading
Striker Long scored 13 goals for Southampton last season Southampton striker Shane Long has signed a new four-year deal with the club until the summer of 2020. The 29-year-old has scored 21 goals in 73 games for the Saints since joining from Hull for £12m in 2014. Long played for the Republic of Ireland as
FA chiefs had originally promised to scour the world for the best possible candidate, but they know the leading bosses on the planet are unavailable. It is understood Howe is regarded as too inexperienced, but could still become part of the new coaching set-up with a view to succeeding Allardyce further down the line. While
Isaac Hayden spent time on loan in the Championship with Hull City last season Newcastle United have signed Arsenal defender Isaac Hayden for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal. The 21-year old played 24 times on loan at Hull last season as the Tigers earned promotion from the Championship. “Newcastle is a massive football
Media playback is not supported on this device Burnley’s Joey Barton has to go without Championship medal Burnley’s Joey Barton and James Tarkowski have finally received their Championship winners’ medals following a mix-up by the club. The Clarets apologised after midfielder Barton and defender Tarkowski had to go without one at Monday’s celebrations. The Football
Rafael Benitez has told his Newcastle players not to waste time looking at the Barclays Premier League table despite climbing out of the relegation zone. Saturday’s hard-fought 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace coupled with Sunderland’s 1-1 draw at Stoke and Norwich’s 1-0 defeat to Arsenal edged the Magpies into 17th place.
However, Benitez, as he
Swansea have been linked with a move for former midfielder Joe Allen, who left the club for Liverpool in 2012. Allen swapped the Liberty Stadium for Anfield in a Â£15million deal four years ago and will enter the final year of his contract on Merseyside this summer.
It is thought Liverpool are open to offers
Dele Alli made his England debut in October Midfielder Dele Alli could miss the rest of Tottenham’s season after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Television footage appeared to show Alli punching Claudio Yacob during his side’s draw with West Brom on Monday. The incident was not in the referee’s report on