“They are not on the level they need to be”
“They had a holiday of six or seven weeks and I changed it to start the season three days earlier. “I had planned for Southampton to start the season one week or 10 days earlier on because it is
Sunderland will face more competition from Italy for Adnan Januzaj, with AC Milan now considering a move. The young Belgian is expected to leave Old Trafford this summer and former Red Devils boss David Moyes is hoping to lure him to Sunderland. However, Lazio have also been considering a move for the schemer, who is
“What he said gave me a special feeling. Like every player here, I have a good relationship with the manager”
Italian giants Juventus have already made enquiries about the former Benfica man, who they see as a perfect replacement for Paul Pogba, who is about to join Manchester United.
Adam Webster has made 67 league appearances for Portsmouth Ipswich Town are set to sign defender Adam Webster from League Two side Portsmouth, with Matt Clarke going the other way, reports BBC Radio Suffolk. Webster, 21, played 35 times for Pompey in 2015-16, including against Ipswich in the FA Cup earlier in the campaign. The
Barton was named Burnley’s player of the year after helping them gain promotion to the Premier League Rangers have made a move to sign Burnley midfielder Joey Barton on a free transfer this summer. The 33-year-old was shown round the club’s Auchenhowie training ground on Saturday. Talks will continue and a deal could be imminent.
Despite a third successive top-half finish, Mark Hughes’ side closed the BBC’s Premier League highlights show on nine occasions. West Brom were next on the list, on last eight times, while Bournemouth, Everton and Swansea all received bottom billing on seven occasions. Every club except Arsenal and Manchester City ended the programme at least once.
While youngster Marcus Rashford and the likes of Fabian Delph and Andros Townsend received surprise call-ups, some others weren’t so lucky. CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE 23-MAN SQUAD OF SNUBBED ENGLAND PLAYERS.
Dele Alli made his England debut in October Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli will miss the rest of the season after being banned for three games for violent conduct. He admitted a charge after television cameras showed him punching West Brom player Claudio Yacob in the stomach. Alli, 20, contested the standard three-match penalty as “clearly
Peter Whittingham’s injury time penalty secured victory over 10-man Bolton Russell Slade says Cardiff City face a “cup final” against play-off rivals Sheffield Wednesday next Saturday. The Bluebirds snatched a late 2-1 win against Bolton to close the gap on sixth-placed Wednesday to four points. Cardiff must win at Hillsborough on the penultimate weekend of
Steve Bruce guided Aston Villa’s neighbours Birmingham City to the Premier League in 2007 Championship club Hull City say they would not welcome an approach from Aston Villa for manager Steve Bruce. Bruce, 55, is a candidate to succeed the sacked Remi Garde, along with Nigel Pearson, David Moyes and Sean Dyche. “No approach had