Jese Lingard’s return to training means Jose Mourinho could have a fully-fit squad for Manchester United’s trip to Hull on Saturday. The 23-year-old wideman was part of the United boss’ plans over the summer and was in the side for the 2-1 Community Shield win against Leicester at Wembley on August 7.
However, Lingard picked
Diego Costa scored a dramatic 89th minute winner to give Antonio Conte a winning start to his Chelsea career against West Ham. Chelsea’s first goal under the Italian came just after half time as Eden Hazard smashed his penalty into the roof of the net. However, despite being under the cosh for most of the second
Clayton Donaldson was Birmingham City’s top scorer in the 2015-16 campaign Birmingham beat Leeds at Elland Road for the second season running to leave Garry Monk’s side still pointless. The visitors led on 15 minutes when Charlie Taylor was credited with an own goal as he, keeper Rob Green and Blues midfielder Jacques Maghoma collided.
Did N’Golo Kante make Danny Drinkwater look better than he is? That’s what some fans think after watching Leicester begin their Premier League title defence against Hull, a team widely tipped for relegation. The club lost 2-1 in the first game of the new season and many have pointed to the loss of Kante, who
Arsenal (ENG) Arsène Wenger spent the first half of summer working for television at UEFA EURO 2016, where his players performed well. The Gunners were back in training before the EURO ended though, on 5 July, and kick off their campaign at home to Liverpool on 13 August. 22/07: Lens 1-1 Arsenal (Lens, France) 28/07:
Arsene Wenger believes Paul Pogba’s proposed £100million move to Manchester United represents the “complete madness” of the modern transfer market. France midfielder Pogba is reportedly set to join United for a nine-figure sum and Arsenal manager Wenger, who is currently in Los Angeles with the Gunners ahead of a pre-season friendly meeting with Chivas, suggested
Sheffield United striker Che Adams joined the Blades from Ilkeston Town in November 2014 Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett has bemoaned his Championship rivals’ ‘massive’ extra buying potential after being outpriced for one summer target, Sheffield United striker Che Adams. Blues made an initial bid of £1.2m for the 20-year-old non-league discovery. But they have
Will Vaulks has signed for Rotherham, who finished 21st in the Championship last season Rotherham United have signed Falkirk midfielder Will Vaulks for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal. The 22-year-old started his career at Tranmere Rovers but moved to the Scottish Championship side in 2013. Vaulks also had a spell in non-league with
Sergi Canos has played for Spain from under-15 to under-19 age groups Championship side Norwich City have signed Spain Under-19 winger Sergi Canos from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee, believed to be about £2.5m, rising to £4.5m through add ons. The 19-year-old former Barcelona youth player spent last season on loan in the second tier
John Stones joined Everton from Barnsley in February 2013 for a fee of around £3m Manchester City want to buy Everton defender John Stones, but would have to pay the Goodison Park club around £50m for the England international. New City manager Pep Guardiola is keen to make Stones his next high-profile transfer of the