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Liverpool fans are very unhappy with Jurgen Klopp’s alternative to signing Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk

There are just 10 days left of the transfer window and Liverpool fans are getting anxious. Reds supporters are keen for their side to sign a new centre-back, and Southampton's wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk is the club's number one target. The Dutch international is very keen on a move, after he handed in a transfer request this summer, but the Saints are refusing to let their man go without a fight, much to the annoyance of Liverpool fans. And to make things worse, Klopp will not be looking for an alternative to ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Kolasinac names Arsenal academy graduate as the teenager he tips to achieve great things

Arsenal new boy Sead Kolasinac has named Reiss Nelson as the teenager he expects to go on and achieve great things at the club. The Bosnian left-back, who is new to north London, has been impressed by what he has seen from the youngster in training. And believes experienced players around Nelson, such as Mesut Ozil, could see him develop into a world class attacking midfielder in years to come. Nelson was a stand-out star for the Gunners in pre-season, and earned a place in Arsene Wenger's team in the Community Shield ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Barcelona fans unhappy about being linked to Di Maria as their hopes of signing Coutinho fade

Barcelona fans have reacted very badly to reports there club are interested in signing former Real Madrid forward Angel Di Maria. Catalan paper Mundo Deportivo reported the La Liga giants are considering the Argentine as an alternative to Philippe Coutinho, who looks set to stay at Liverpool. Barcelona have also been linked with Jean Seri in recent weeks, as well as Ousmane Dembele. The former has a €40million (£36.5million) release clause in his Nice contract, and would be a better option, according to Barcelona fans. Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria is being linked ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
The big debate: Will Liverpool finish in the top 4 if they sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona?

With only ten days left until the transfer window slams shut, it would appear that the Philippe Coutinho saga will go down to the wire. Cash-rich Barcelona have seen a series of bids for the playmaker rejected by Liverpool , who appear determined to hang onto their player. But should money talk and the Brazilian walk, what impact will this have on Jurgen Klopp's side? The Reds have picked up four points from their opening two Premier League games and their look well-placed to make the Champions ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
“They had the finished article!” Souness slams Chelsea’s decision to sell Matic

Graeme Souness believes Chelsea made a mistake selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United because the Serbian was the "finished article". Antonio Conte offloaded the midfielder to the Blues' Premier League rivals for £40million this summer, replacing him with Tiemoue Bakayoko. The 23-year-old Frenchman is highly rated, and Souness doesn't disagree that he is more than capable of having a brilliant career at Chelsea. But claimed he doesn't understand why they couldn't have kept both players, especially as they will need a bigger squad to compete in the Champions League this season. Matic moved ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Manchester United’s fast start proof they will be tough to stop this season, says Shearer

Manchester United's fast start to the season has impressed former England captain Alan Shearer , who thinks Jose Mourinho's men will be hard to stop. The Red Devils have claimed back-to-back 4-0 wins against West Ham and Swansea in the Premier League and Shearer believes a combination of Mourinho's summer signings and his tactical nous mean United will be in contention for the title this season. "This is a team with all the ingredients to do it," he writes in the Sun . "They are big and powerful — with pace on ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Thibaut Courtois admits Chelsea’s nightmare start to the season was a wake-up call

Thibaut Courtois insists Chelsea have proved they will fight to defend their Premier League title. Chelsea keeper Courtois admitted their nightmare start has been a “wake-up call” which shows they will have to fight even harder this season. It has been a turbulent beginning with a home defeat to Burnley, frustrations in the transfer market and yet they bounced back against Tottenham. Courtois has promised they are now ready to go toe-to-toe in the title race having suffered a nightmare season in 2015 when they failed to defend their crown. Belgium ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Leicester condemn homophobic chanting during Brighton clash after two fans arrested

Leicester have condemned the homophobic chanting that took place against Brighton after confirming some of the club's supporters were removed from the stadium during Saturday's match. According to eyewitnesses, the abuse began in the closing stages of the game the hosts won 2-0. Following the match, fans of both clubs took to social media to voice their concerns. Leicestershire Police confirmed that two Leicester fans were arrested for homophobic chants. Leicester have said they are "disappointed" by the actions of a "minority" of fans but praised the club's stewards for swiftly removing the ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
…and insists it’s not difficult to keep Martial on bench despite early-season form

After two emphatic wins to top the Premier League, there should be few problems for Jose Mourinho to address. Eight goals scored, none conceded and with his Manchester United side oozing class, Mourinho is entitled to feel supremely confident. But after naming an unchanged side for the rout of Swansea, Mourinho is facing calls to make a switch for Saturday’s home game against Leicester. United striker Marcus Rashford was booed throughout by home fans, who had not forgotten his dive to win a penalty against them in a 1-1 ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017
Manchester United boss Mourinho ‘texting and ringing’ Fosu-Mensah during Crystal Palace loan…

Timothy Fosu-Mensah has revealed Jose Mourinho is keeping a close eye on his progress during his season-long loan stint at Crystal Palace. The Special One allowed the young defender to join the Eagles in a bid to get regular first-team football under his belt, reports the Manchester Evening News. But it's not a case of out of sight, out of mind, for the Manchester United boss, who has been in regular contact with the Durchman. “He's been texting but sometimes he rings,” said Fosu-Mensah. “Sometimes it is the assistant too (Rui Faria). It's definitely ...

Date Posted,August 20, 2017