Tag: Mauro Icardi

Birmingham City v Norwich City

Birmingham City midfielder Diego Fabbrini has been out injured since the opening weekend of the season BBC coverage How to follow: Full live commentary on BBC WM (DAB Birmingham); live text commentary on BBC Sport website Birmingham City may have Diego Fabbrini (back) fit but fellow midfielder Stephen Gleeson is a doubt as Blues seek

Loan beckons for Burke

West Ham defender Reece Burke says it’s “fantastic” he’s signed a new four-year contract but is set to be sent out on loan again. The 19-year-old spent last season on loan with League One Bradford but played for the Hammers in last week’s Europa League play-off round first leg against Astra Giurgiu. He’s now penned

Wenger not blaming defence

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has refused to blame his makeshift defence for the team’s 4-3 home defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. The Gunners went into their opening match of the new Premier League season with an inexperienced rear-guard, due to injuries to Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista, with Rob Holding and Calum Chambers

Who will be Premier League champions?

The Premier League starts again on Saturday, with surprise champions Leicester City defending the title they won by 10 points last season. Who will win it this time, and how will the Foxes fare? We asked 32 BBC TV and radio pundits, presenters, journalists and commentators – and one super-computer for their one-two-three-four and an

Blackburn sign Southampton’s Gallagher

Sam Gallagher failed to score in his 15 appeareances at MK Dons last season Blackburn Rovers have signed striker Sam Gallagher from Premier League side Southampton on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old, who has represented both England and Scotland at under-19 level, spent the first half of last season on loan at MK Dons. Gallagher’s