Gomez: Liverpool depth key for crucial Premier League period

The Reds are better equipped than in previous seasons to handle their tough upcoming schedule, according to the defender Liverpool defender Joe Gomez believes strength in depth will help the title contenders escape unscathed from their congested fixture list. Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabinho and Alisson all arrived at Anfield in the close season toRead moreRead more

Sarri was right all along: Shambolic Spurs defeat shows Chelsea aren't title challengers

The Italian wasn’t just being humble when he said his side aren’t on the same level as Manchester City and Liverpool, as Saturday’s 3-1 loss proved Chelsea’s unbeaten start to life under Maurizio Sarri had supporters dreaming of a title challenge. Saturday’s meeting with Tottenham was the long overdue wake-up call, with the Blues slumpingRead moreRead more

'Ajax wonderkids De Jong & De Ligt good enough for any club in Europe'

The duo have both been linked with moves to Barcelona and Manchester City, and are among the highest rated youngsters in the world Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong are good enough to play for any club in Europe, their Ajax team-mate David Neres believes. De Jong has been linked with Barcelona and ManchesterRead moreRead more

'Lindelof guts and determination shows Man United still have desire' – Hodgson

Critics have suggested the Red Devils’ poor form comes down to a lack of hunger, but the Crystal Palace boss insists that is not the case Victor Lindelof’s decision to continue playing despite being visibly injured during Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace proves Jose Mourinho’s team is playing with desire, according to RoyRead moreRead more

'Sounds like someone at the end of his career' – Mourinho hits back at Casillas claims over Real Madrid row

The Spaniard wished he had confronted the Portuguese while at the Santiago Bernabeu together, but the coach says he did so in his own unique way Jose Mourinho has revealed that Iker Casillas “secretly” challenged his authority while the pair worked together at Real Madrid. Casillas spoke bluntly about Mourinho’s spell in charge of LosRead moreRead more

Mourinho: It's more difficult for Manchester United to buy top players

The Portuguese manager says bigger clubs are finding it more difficult to poach top stars as competition heats up in the Premier League Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes it is becoming increasingly difficult for top clubs to purchase talent from their competitors. Mourinho’s Red Devils have won just six of their first 13 PremierRead moreRead more

Klopp in Anfield pitch invasion after dramatic late Liverpool winner

Unlikely matchwinner Divock Origi pounced on an Everton goalkeeper error to give the Reds fans a jubilant end to the Merseyside derby Jurgen Klopp ran on to the pitch to celebrate when Divock Origi scored deep in stoppage time to give Liverpool a dramatic Merseyside derby win over Everton. The two local rivals had beenRead moreRead more

Ronaldo must score every Juve penalty to be forgiven for Madrid heroics – Allegri

The Serie A side’s boss jokingly explained what it will take for his star man to be forgiven after his past heroics against them Cristiano Ronaldo must always score Juventus’ penalties so he can be forgiven for haunting the club in last season’s Champions League, coach Massimiliano Allegri joked following a 3-0 win over Fiorentina. Read moreRead more

Ndombele delighted with 'best decision' to reject City switch

The Lyon midfielder has gone from strength to strength this season after Pep Guardiola’s side showed an interest in him during the summer Tanguy Ndombele says his progress for Lyon and France this season proves that rejecting interest from Manchester City in the summer was ‘the best decision’. The Premier League champions are said toRead moreRead more

'I want to stay' – Cech relaxed as Arsenal future remains unclear

The veteran goalkeeper will be a free agent in the summer and has not yet been offered a new deal by the Gunners Petr Cech wants to stay at Arsenal and insists he is not ‘stressed’ about not receiving a new contract offer. The former Chelsea star, 36, will be a free agent in the summerRead moreRead more