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Arsene Wenger: Manchester City cannot go unpunished, they bought all my players at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says Manchester City must be punished if they have flouted UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rule, aiming a dig at the Premier League champions for always coming for his players while managing Arsenal.
Dave Watson (front row, third from left) with the Sunderland 1973 FA Cup-winning team. Colorsport-REX-Shutterstock

Former England defender diagnosed with brain illness

Former England defensive stalwart Dave Watson is suffering from a degenerative brain disease probably brought on by repeatedly heading the ball, his wife revealed on Friday.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has included Odion Ighalo in his update Europa League squad.

Paul Merson: Manchester United could sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if Odion Ighalo flops

Arsenal hero and former England international, Paul Merson, has expressed his fears that Manchester United could sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if shock loan signing Odion Ighalo fails to impress.
Chelsea have announced Eddie Newton has left to join Trabzonspor as the Turkish club’s assistant manager.

Chelsea announce Eddie Newton departure for Trabzonspor

Newton had been working at Chelsea this season as an assistant coach having previously held that position under Guus Hiddink and, most memorably, Roberto Di Matteo when they won the Champions League in 2012.
Frank Lampard defended his decision to drop Kepa Arrizabalaga after his replacement Willy Caballero gifted Leicester one of their goals in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium.

Chelsea stage comeback to draw Leicester

Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea face a fight to finish in the Premier League's top four after Antonio Rudiger's second goal of the game earned a 2-2 draw against Leicester on Saturday.
Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward reacts ahead of the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on January 29, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Police probe attack on home of Manchester United chief Ed Woodward

Police have launched an investigation into an attack on the home of Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward as fans’ frustrations mount over the plight of the 20-times English champions.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Paul Pogba ‘desperate’ to play

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
Manchester United fans may not be too pleased with how Marcus Rashford‘s fitness was handled but to make matters worse, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is only just now reportedly looking for some squad depth.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demands spirit of PSG as Manchester United prepare to tackle Manchester...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United need to harness the spirit of Paris Saint-Germain and put in a “perfect performance” if they are to overcome Manchester City and reach the League Cup final.
Kelechi Iheanacho scores again to send Leicester City into the FA Cup fifth round after 1-0 win over the second tier Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday.

Carabao Cup: Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi seek 1st Cup final in England as Aston...

Super Eagles stars Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho will be seeking to play in their first domestic cup final in England when their club, Leicester City face Aston Villa tonight in the Carabao Cup second leg, semi-final tie at the Villa Park.
Liverpool’s Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (C) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on December 4, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

FA: Liverpool were warned over possible winter break clash

Liverpool were warned about the possibility of an FA Cup fourth-round replay during the mid-season break before the start of the current campaign, the Football Association has said.
Brendan Rodgers believes Wilfred Ndidi is okay to start Leicester City’s League Cup semi-final second leg with Aston Villa on Tuesday.

Wilfred Ndidi passed fit for Leicester City’s League Cup clash with Aston Villa

Brendan Rodgers believes Wilfred Ndidi is okay to start Leicester City’s League Cup semi-final second leg with Aston Villa on Tuesday.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho netted the only goal of the game to put Leicester through to the fiifth round of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win on Saturday, January 25, at Brentford.

FA Cup: Kelechi Iheanacho’s goal helps Leicester City pip Brentford

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho netted the only goal of the game to put Leicester through to the fiifth round of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win on Saturday, January 25, at Brentford.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before the Premier League match at Molineux, Wolverhampton. PA Photo. Nick Potts-PA Wire.

Pep Guardiola calls for FA Cup replays to be scrapped

Pep Guardiola wants FA Cup replays to be scrapped as the Manchester City manager prepares for Sunday’s fourth round tie against Fulham.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “100 per cent” certain that Ederson will line up for Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash despite picking up a knock on Champions League duty.

Jurgen Klopp suggests FA Cup overhaul and ‘less money for less games’ amid ever-increasing...

Jurgen Klopp has suggested overhauling the format of the FA Cup amid concerns by leading managers over the congested nature of the English football calendar.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Pep Guardiola hits out at ‘unsustainable’ schedule as injuries mount

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players and increase the quality of matches.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City click into gear as they chase cup glory

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will not retain their Premier League title barring a spectacular Liverpool implosion, but the form book suggests the Catalan could still end up celebrating a trophy-laden season.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

French League Cup: Victor Osimhen’s Lille avoid PSG, to face Lyon in semi-final

Victor Osimhen’s Lille have been drawn to face Olympique Lyon in the semi-final of the French League Cup.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi sidelined till February with knee injury

Leicester City’s defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will be sidelined until February after sustaining a knee injury which requires surgery, manager Brendan Rodgers has said.

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