Soccer

De Boer bemoans challenges on Zaha

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer was unhappy with the physical treatment meted out to Wilfried Zaha during his side’s Premier League Asia Trophy clash with West Brom. The Eagles won 2-0 in Hong Kong, courtesy of goals from Luka Milivojevic and Bakary Sako, in the third-place match but De Boer was less than impressed wi… Premier League Football News ...

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Alvaro Morata on hunt for trophies after swapping Real Madrid for Chelsea

Alvaro Morata has set his sights on winning further silverware at Chelsea after completing his move from Real Madrid. The Spain striker, linked with a move to Manchester United earlier in the transfer window, signed a five-year deal with the Premier League champions on Friday night in a move believed to be worth around … Premier League Football News PLEASE ...

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Matteo Darmian wants to stay at Manchester United

Matteo Darmian insists he is happy at Manchester United, despite reports linking the full-back with a summer return to Italy. Two years ago the full-back took the plunge by leaving his homeland for the first time in his career, swapping Torino for Old Trafford in a deal worth £12.7million. Darmian struggled to … Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON ...

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The Week in Quotes

“I start over again, on a new adventure. I’ve taken this time to consider it, to reflect and I needed this time to be able to join this club, step by step, with tranquility, serenity and to understand the role which I was most suited to. “I will try to make myself fully available, from the youth academy through to ...

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Van Dijk training alone after telling Saints he wants to leave – Pellegrino

Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk has said he wants to leave the club, according to n ew manager Mauricio Pellegrino. Pellegrino revealed the Dutch defender, a target for Liverpool earlier this summer, has been ordered to train separately from the rest of the squad . “He is not involved with the team because … Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ...

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Robert Pires tells Arsenal fans to be patient with Alexandre Lacazette

Robert Pires has warned Arsenal fans they may not see the best of club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette for some time. The France striker completed his move from Lyon earlier in the month for a fee believed to be worth as much as £52million. That eclipses the money spent on Mesut Ozil in 2013 and will be seen… Premier League Football ...

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Leicester could be big beneficiaries of African Nations Cup summer switch

Leicester could benefit the most of any Premier League side from news that the African Nations Cup is to be held in the summer from 2019. Data from the 2016/17 season suggests that Leicester would be well placed to be the biggest beneficiaries in terms of minutes played by African footballers, if the multi-national make… Premier League Football News PLEASE ...

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Chelsea defender Zouma seals Stoke loan switch

Stoke have signed Kurt Zouma on a season-long from Chelsea, who have tied the France international to a new six-year contract. The 22-year-old centre-half has made 71 appearances for the Blues since joining from St Etienne in 2014, but suffered a serious knee injury in February 2016, halting his progress. He was res… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON ...

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Morata signs with Chelsea

Alvaro Morata moves to Chelsea from Real Madrid Spain international signs five-year contract English champions start 2017/18 campaign with home match vs Burnley Spain forward Alvaro Morata has signed a five-year contract with English Premier League champions Chelsea after spending multiple seasons with Real Madrid. After spending two seasons in Italy with Juventus from 2014 to 2016, Morata rejoined Real ...

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Arsene Wenger thinks Beijing game against Chelsea will be good gauge for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger hopes Saturday’s showdown against Premier League champions Chelsea in Beijing will help gauge whether Arsenal will be able to hit the ground running when the new campaign kicks off next month. Wenger accepts the fixture between the FA Cup winners and the Blues in the Bird’s Nest Stadium is “not really a frie… Premier League Football News PLEASE ...

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