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Tottenham vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham welcome Fulham to Wembley for their first home match of the Premier League season. The club have had to delay the opening of their new stadium and they will continue to play their home matches at the national stadium for the foreseeable future. That has meet met with disappointment among supporters, but the club must now focus on the games ahead. It will be a difficult game on Saturday, as Fulham have recruited well during the summer and have …
Why James Milner could be set for the best season of his career

Why James Milner could be set for the best season of his career

Liverpool have emerged as the most likely challengers to Manchester City after some eye-catching transfer business, but an unlikely player stood out during their opening day victory over West Ham United. James Milner has been an important player for the club since he joined on a free transfer in 2015. He has been used as a winger, central midfielder and left-back, thriving in every role. Although the 32-year-old has his limitations, there is no doubting his adaptability and work rate. …
Manchester United vs Leicester City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Manchester United vs Leicester City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

The Premier League returns on Friday as Leicester City face a difficult trip to Manchester United in the opening fixture. Jose Mourinho is entering into his third season as the manager at Old Trafford and there will be pressure on him to perform. Meanwhile, Claude Puel needs to start well after a disappointing second half of the season. Their supporters believe the Foxes to be a top-half team and they need to consolidate that position over the coming campaign. The …
Analysing Chelsea's Striking Options for the 2018/19 Season

Analysing Chelsea's Striking Options for the 2018/19 Season

Chelsea are entering a new era under Maurizio Sarri and that provides a new start for every player in the squad. One problem area for the Blues last season for their lack of a reliable striker to put the goal in the net. Alvaro Morata scored only 11 Premier League goals during his first season in England, while Michy Batshuayi wasn’t given a fair chance by Antonio Conte before being loaned out. Olivier Giroud is another option, but he is …
Arsenal must keep Aaron Ramsey after Chelsea rumours emerge

Arsenal must keep Aaron Ramsey after Chelsea rumours emerge

The Telegraph report that Chelsea are preparing a £30 million bid for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey who is entering the final year of his contract. Last season, the Gunners were forced to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez to rival Premier League clubs due to their contract situations. They are now facing a similar situation with their 27-year-old midfielder with Maurizio Sarri keen to bring him to Stamford Bridge. This would be a disaster for Arsenal and underline the poor …
Why Liverpool need to keep Daniel Sturridge this summer

Why Liverpool need to keep Daniel Sturridge this summer

Daniel Sturridge is one of the most naturally talented players of his generation, but injuries have ruined his peak years as a footballer. At the age of 28, he returns to Liverpool as a squad player after a poor loan spell with West Bromwich Albion. It was expected that he would leave Anfield permanently this summer, but he has featured in pre-season and Jurgen Klopp has suggested that he has a role to play for the Reds. In an interview …
Mateo Kovacic - The Midfielder That All Top-Six Clubs Should Target This Summer

Mateo Kovacic - The Midfielder That All Top-Six Clubs Should Target This Summer

Real Madrid are set for a summer rebuilding job under Julen Lopetegui after the departure of one of their finest ever players, Cristiano Ronaldo. However, the Portuguese superstar isn’t going to be the only player to leave and Marca report that Mateo Kovacic is determined to leave the club before the transfer window closes. That news will have reached the Premier League, as the midfielder has plenty of interest from English clubs. The article goes on to list a number …
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury Underlines Liverpool's Need to Keep Gini Wijnaldum

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury Underlines Liverpool's Need to Keep Gini Wijnaldum

Liverpool have had a positive summer to date, but they were dealt a bitter blow on Wednesday as it was announced that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would miss the majority of the 2018/19 season. It is thought that competitive game-time during the next 12 months would be regarded as a bonus for the midfielder. The 24-year-old suffered serious ligament damage during a Champions League match against Roma in April and the prognosis has been kept out of the media until now. The …
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