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Tuesday 18
December

Latest Football News

Match Reports

Leicester 1-1 Man City, Man City win 3-1 on pens

18th December 2018, 21:59

Holders Manchester City reached the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup as they overcame Leicester City 3-1 in a penalty shootout.

Liverpool

Alexander-Arnold fitness boost for Reds

18th December 2018, 14:52

Trent Alexander-Arnold's injury is not as bad as first feared as Jurgen Klopp revealed he's made a "surprisingly good" fast recovery.

Manchester United

Ex-United star tipped for managerial role

18th December 2018, 14:43

The bookies have made Laurent Blanc the favourite to become the next Manchester United boss following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

Match Previews

Chelsea v Bournemouth

18th December 2018, 18:41

Chelsea host Bournemouth in the last eight of the Carabao Cup as Maurizio Sarri aims for his first silverware as Blues boss.

Match Previews

Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur

18th December 2018, 18:16

Arsenal face Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium as they look for their second win over their arch rivals in a month.

Watford

January exit on the cards for Watford star

18th December 2018, 18:14

Watford could face a fight to keep hold of Abdoulaye Doucoure in January amid reports of interest from across Europe.

Huddersfield Town

Belief key for Huddersfield boss

18th December 2018, 18:00

Manager David Wagner says his Huddersfield side have to believe they can pull clear of the drop zone.

Watford

Msakni interesting Hornets

18th December 2018, 17:48

Watford are reportedly keen on doing a loan deal for Tunisian forward Youssef Msakni in January.

AC Milan

Higuain warned by Milan boss

18th December 2018, 17:42

AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso says striker Gonzalo Higuan must "contribute something more".

Schalke 04

Schalke star relishing City reunion

18th December 2018, 17:39

Schalke defender Matija Nastasic is looking forward to facing former club Manchester City in the Champions League.

Fulham

Fulham defender issues rallying cry

18th December 2018, 17:18

Fulham defender Alfie Mawson says the squad are under no illusions how big their game at Newcastle is on Saturday.

Barcelona

Barca close in on PSG contract rebel

18th December 2018, 17:12

Barcelona are leading the race for Paris Saint-Germain star Adrien Rabiot and could land the midfielder in January.

Arsenal

Emery wants fiery north London derby

18th December 2018, 17:04

Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he wants his side to show emotion but also respect against Tottenham on Wednesday evening.

Crystal Palace

Palace ready to move for Solanke

18th December 2018, 16:39

Crystal Palace are reportedly lining up a January loan move for Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke.

Boxing

Murray not ready to call time just yet

18th December 2018, 16:25

Martin Murray admits he could retire if he loses to Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam on Saturday in Manchester.

Southampton

Hojbjerg relishing Hasenhuttl era

18th December 2018, 16:05

Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg says new boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has already lifted the dressing room.

Rangers

Gerrard taking close look at American trialists

18th December 2018, 16:02

American duo Matt Polster and Andrew Gutman will spend this week on trial at Rangers as the club look for defensive additions.

Celtic

Boyata pushing for festive fixtures return

18th December 2018, 15:47

Boss Brendan Rodgers says he expects to see Dedryck Boyata return for Celtic in time for the games against Rangers and Aberdeen.

Newcastle United

Muto given Asian Cup call

18th December 2018, 15:46

Newcastle have been dealt a blow as Yoshinori Muto has been called to the Japan squad for the Asian Cup in January.

Leeds United

Saiz bids farewell to Leeds

18th December 2018, 15:42

Samuel Saiz's agent says the player hopes to see Leeds go up this season after completing his shock loan move to Spanish side Getafe.

Cycling

Pozzato retires after 19 years

18th December 2018, 15:33

Italian rider Filippo Pozzato has announced his retirement from cycling at the age of 37 following 19 years as a professional.

Norwich City

Farke amongst the candidates for top German job

18th December 2018, 15:26

Norwich coach Daniel Farke is understood to be amongst the leading candidates to take over as Bayer Leverkusen boss.

Rennes

Martinez linked with Rennes switch

18th December 2018, 14:51

Ligue 1 side Rennes are said to have made contact with Arsenal's third-choice goalkeeper Emi Martinez about a move in January.

Derby County

Lampard learning all the time

18th December 2018, 14:49

Derby manager Frank Lampard says he is still learning about the rigours of management in the Championship.

Fiorentina

Balotelli added to Fiorentina January wishlist

18th December 2018, 14:47

Nice striker Mario Balotelli is reportedly a January target for Fiorentina as they seek to bolster their attacking options.

Manchester United

Pochettino quiet on Man United rumours

18th December 2018, 14:45

Mauricio Pochettino has played down speculation he could take charge of Manchester United as he is committed to Tottenham.

Manchester United

Pochettino quiet on Man United rumours

18th December 2018, 14:45

Mauricio Pochettino has played down speculation he could take charge of Manchester United as he is committed to Tottenham.

Manchester United

Ex-United star tipped for managerial role

18th December 2018, 14:43

The bookies have made Laurent Blanc the favourite to become the next Manchester United boss following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

Sevilla FC

Milan to end Muriel's Sevilla woes

18th December 2018, 14:34

Sevilla are reportedly willing to selling club-record signing Luis Muriel to Milan in January and do not mind if they make a loss.

Fulham

Fulham tie down Sessegnon

18th December 2018, 14:22

Fulham youngster Steven Sessegnon is targeting a Premier League debut after agreeing fresh terms with the Cottagers.

England

Kane targets Nations League glory

18th December 2018, 14:05

Harry Kane is convinced England can win the Nations League under the guidance of Gareth Southgate.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves ace pens new deal

18th December 2018, 13:45

Wolves star Ryan Bennett has committed his future to the club after he penned a new two-and-half-year deal at Molineux.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Jimenez uncertain over Wolves move

18th December 2018, 13:38

On-loan Raul Jimenez says he doesn't know if he will sign for Wolves permanently as the decision is not his to make.

Southampton

Targett delighted with Ings' comeback

18th December 2018, 13:37

Matt Targett feels the return of Danny Ings is a 'massive boost' for Southampton and believes he will only get better.

West Ham United

Anderson pleased to reap West Ham rewards

18th December 2018, 13:36

West Ham winger Felipe Anderson says the recent run of wins is reward for the "grinding" the team have done during the season.

Everton

No shortage of Holgate loan admirers

18th December 2018, 13:24

Plenty of clubs are chasing Everton defender Mason Holgate after it emerged he is set to leave on loan next month.

Crystal Palace

Abraham race heats up

18th December 2018, 13:18

Crystal Palace will reportedly fight it out with Cardiff to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, who is on loan at Aston Villa.

Burnley

Pope back for Clarets

18th December 2018, 13:11

Goalkeeper Nick Pope played in his first match since July after turning out for Burnley's Under-23s on Monday.

Tottenham Hotspur

Walker-Peters learning lessons from Nou Camp

18th December 2018, 13:04

Kyle Walker-Peters believes he's already faced the toughest mental hurdle of his career - learning from his mistake against Barcelona.

Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield teen star leaves for Barrow

18th December 2018, 12:31

Huddersfield Town Academy winger Olly Dyson has made a short-term move to non-league outfit Barrow.

Newcastle United

Darlow ready to quit Newcastle

18th December 2018, 11:43

According to reports, goalkeeper Karl Darlow is hoping to join Leeds in January after falling down the pecking order at Newcastle.

Burnley

New system no 'gimmick' for Dyche

18th December 2018, 11:40

Sean Dyche insists the decision to play three centre backs against Tottenham will not be a one-off and deemed it a success.

Manchester City

Guardiola to bring back star duo

18th December 2018, 11:30

Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne are set to start for Manchester City when they face Leicester City in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.

Bournemouth

Howe expecting Wilson to remain with Bournemouth

18th December 2018, 11:18

Bournemouth manage Eddie Howe believes forward Callum Wilson will still be at the club at the end of the January transfer window.

Lille

Gunners and others told Pepe price

18th December 2018, 11:14

In-form striker Nicolas Pepe is set to leave Ligue 1 Lille next summer but interested clubs, including Arsenal, will have to pay £45m.

West Ham United

Wilshire facing season KO

18th December 2018, 10:53

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere might be out of action for rest of the season due to his latest ankle problem, reports claim.

Leicester City

Puel unlikely to risk Vardy

18th December 2018, 10:49

Leicester boss Claude Puel could bench Jamie Vardy for Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie against Man City as he rotates his squad.