Very worrying admission from Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he was unable to motivate his players for the Champions League clash with Monaco midweek. That is very worrying, if any manager cannot get his players motivated for a Champions League game, especially the first game at Wembley, then when can he get them motivated. Pochettino has received a lot of praise over the last ...

Chelsea to raid Manchester United rumour makes a lot of sense

Not many rumours can be taken serious at this time of the year, the transfer window has shut and in footballing terms, there is a long way to go before the next transfer window opens However, the latest Chelsea rumour claiming that they are interested in Man Utd defender Matteo Darmian, does make sense. Darmian is out of favour at Old Trafford ...

Four more players set to commit long term futures to Tottenham

Tottenham are in the process of tying down their best players to long term contracts, according to the latest reports. Spurs have already persuaded Eric Dier and Christian Eriksen to sign extended deals and now it appears they are close to doing the same with FOUR more players. Danny Rose, Kyle Walker, Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen are all reportedly in negotiations, ...

One Chelsea target very unlikely to be joining them

Chelsea were consistently linked with a move for Roma star Radja Nainggolan throughout the summer, however, no deal materialised and any chance of a transfer happening in the near future now appear very remote. It is being reported that the 28 year old is set to sign a new contract with the Italian giants, a fact that the midfielder has himself ...

Arsene Wenger starting to look like a very lucky manager

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is starting to look like a very lucky manager and it is not just the very fortunate draw against Paris St Germain that has contributed to the feeling that the Frenchman is on a very lucky wave. Arsenal were poor against the French champions and while it is hardly the Gunners fault that PSG forgot how to ...

Sept 9th – Latest Arsenal news, gossip and updates

Not much about the Gunners today, though there are a couple of pieces that may well have you chuckling to yourselves. Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez claims he has the same abilities as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Our opinion, this one made us laugh, of course he does not have the same abilities, nowhere near it, he was rejected by Barcelona and ...

Sept 9th – Latest Chelsea news, gossip and updates

Interesting selection today, a couple of transfer gossip pieces, though one of them is about why a player never joined the Blues. Starting with the player that is glad he turned down a move to Stamford Bridge, apparently AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, has expressed relief that the Italian giants turned down a bid from the West London outfit. Our opinion: time ...

Sept 9th – Latest Liverpool news, gossip and updates

A nice mixture today, some transfer gossip, injury update and stadium update for the fans to digest. Liverpool have reportedly agreed a 30% sell on clause if Nice manage to sell Mario Balotelli, once his time on the French south coast comes to an end. Our Opinion: Liverpool should not hold their breath, there is more chance of him being sacked at ...

Sept 9th – Latest Man Utd news, gossip and updates

Normal drama surrounding Manchester United today, of course you have a Jose Mourinho piece and a bit about Wayne Rooney, would not be a round up with one or both of those two not appearing. Lets start with Mourinho, apparently his relationship with right-back Matteo Darmian, has completely broken down and he is being lined up with a loan move to ...

Sept 9th – Latest Tottenham news, gossip and updates

The transfer window has only just shut but that has not stopped the media from speculating on which players will be bought and sold in the January transfer window and of course Tottenham players are among those being speculated about. Tottenham striker Harry Kane is apparently being targeted by AC Milan, who are reported to be weighing up a €50 Million ...

What happens when Arsenal play a bottom six team at the Emirates?

Right from word go I will accept that the season is only three games old and that statistics can be very misleading at this time of the season, however the stats below do take into consideration all games played whatever time of the season it is. Basically, Arsenal at home against a team in the bottom six, which is were Southampton ...

Man Utd v Man City – some betting pointers to consider

Tomorrow is the Manchester derby, it is the first time that Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho will face off against each other since both took over their respective jobs. Big games are always great for betting opportunities, the bookies love to make offers to entice you to bet with them and they further that encouragement with a whole host of betting ...

Some good news for Man Utd fans ahead of derby clash with Man City

Manchester United have received a some good news ahead of their clash with local rivals Man City following the news that Luke Shaw is fit for the match. Shaw has been ever present under Jose Mourinho this season, however, he pulled out of the England squad that faced Slovakia last weekend with muscle fatigue, there had been concern that this would ...

Premier league is back this weekend and about time

The Premier League is back with us this weekend after a break due to International football and it is a welcome relief to see club football return. International football is good and exciting to watch, but from a punting point of view it is not the same as Premier League games, where the avid punter likes to have a flutter, that ...