Tag: Luis Muriel

Allardyce in England manager talks

Allardyce steered Sunderland to Premier League safety last season Sunderland have given the Football Association (FA) permission to speak to their manager Sam Allardyce about the position of England boss. But the Premier League club say they want Allardyce to stay, insisting he is “very much key to our plans”. Sunderland claim speculation about Allardyce

FA Cup final victory can do more for Manchester United than Champions League qualification, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal believes lifting the FA Cup at Wembley will do more for his side than qualifying for the Champions League. United finished fifth in the Barclays Premier League, meaning they lose their seat at European football’s top table next term, but Van Gaal thinks victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday

Cellino’s son leaves Leeds board

Leeds United finished 13th in the Championship table Ercole Cellino, son of Leeds chairman Massimo, has left the Championship club’s board of directors. The 26-year-old was criticised last month after using Nazi hashtags on a post on Instagram. He had notified Companies House of his resignation on 28 March. In April, his brother Edoardo was

Everton ‘can win silverware’ – Martinez

Everton have not won a game in all competitions since beating Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on 12 March Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists he is still the right man for the job after an FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United increased pressure on his position. Anthony Martial’s goal deep into

Van Gaal not thinking about the future

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Everton 1-2 Man Utd Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will leave it up to the club’s board to decide whether he should remain at the club even if he wins the FA Cup. The Red Devils reached the final of the competition on Saturday by

Transfer rumours and Sunday newspaper gossip: Mourinho contract, Liverpool deals and Guardiola’s City signings

Here is a selection of stories from Sunday’s newspapers… Jose Mourinho has signed a pre-contract agreement to become Manchester United’s next manager. (El Pais) Mourinho’s top transfer target is Tottenham’s Harry Kane. (Independent on Sunday) Juventus would like to sign Liverpool striker Christian Benteke. (Sun on Sunday) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson could be sold this