Tag Archives: Mason Holgate

Swansea City transfer news: Bob Bradley rules out January sale of ‘vital’ Gylfi Sigurdsson

13 Dec

Bob Bradley has ruled out Swansea City selling Gylfi Sigurdsson in the January transfer window, saying the star midfielder is ‘a vital part’ of the Welsh club’s set-up. The Iceland playmaker is in his second spell with the Swans, and such is the 27-year-old’s imperious form, that Bradley accepts other clubs will be looking at him. […]

Liverpool FC team news: Predicted XI to face Middlesbrough in the Premier League

13 Dec

After failing to beat Bournemouth and West Ham United, Liverpool are looking to get back to winning ways against Middlesbrough. Jurgen Klopp has been involved in a war of words with pundits and ex-players following the poor form of Loris Karius, but it’s unlikely he will drop the German shot-stopper. Dejan Lovren is a doubt […]

Karanka ‘justified’ in Traore approach

13 Dec

Adama Traore moved to Middlesbrough from Aston Villa in a swap-deal involving Albert Adomah Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka says his approach to selecting winger Adama Traore is justified. Fans have taken to the winger, 20, who has made nine appearances following his move from Aston Villa in August. However, only five have been starts […]

West Ham United v Burnley

13 Dec

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet scored a free-kick against Liverpool on Sunday TEAM NEWS Cheikhou Kouyate could return for West Ham on Wednesday after missing the weekend draw against Liverpool with a groin problem. Forward Andy Carroll suffered a cut to his face against his former club but is expected to be fit. Burnley duo Andre […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: This is how I’m helping Manchester United’s young stars

13 Dec

“If I score then I help the team, but I think I can help in many ways and this is the experience thing.  “Marcus is a young player, his career has just begun and I am towards the end of my career. “I try to help in many ways without the ball, with the ball, […]

Every Premier League club’s liability this season – which player has been your team’s weak link?

13 Dec

Being labelled a liability is feared by players, but every team has one weak link. After two poor performances, Loris Karius is now considered to be Liverpool’s liability, having taken much of the blame for the defeat to Bournemouth and the draw with West Ham United. So, naturally, we’ve decided to look at the one player […]

Aston Villa preparing January swoop from Championship rival

13 Dec

The Sun say the Aston Villa manager is planning to tempt the Ireland international away from the Canaries by offering him £50,000-a-week. That would make him one of the highest-paid players in the Championship. Villa boss Tony Xia has given Bruce the funds he needs to bring more top talent to Villa Park.

Benfica v Dortmund: reaction, analysis

12 Dec

Match dates: 14 February, 8 March Reaction Thomas Tuchel, Dortmund coach: “Following matches against Porto and Sporting we are now coming up against the third big team in Portugal inside two years. We are looking forward to exciting and emotional matches against Portugal’s […]

Premier League stats of the weekend: Arsenal star’s scoring streak, tough times for Tottenham and Chelsea’s Costa

12 Dec

In a Premier League season which has gone through plenty of twists and turns already, there were yet more this weekend. Manchester City were beaten 4-2 by Leicester City as Jamie Vardy got back on the goal trail with a stunning hat-trick, meanwhile title challenging Liverpool stumbled too, drawing 2-2 with West Ham United. Manchester […]

Ipswich’s Smith feared for career

12 Dec

Tommy Smith played three matches this season before having surgery Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith feared for his career after undergoing back surgery to fix nerve damage. The 26-year-old has not played since 9 September because of the injury. “I had to quickly get my head around it, took myself off for five minutes and […]