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Latest Football News

Liverpool

Van Dijk unconcerned by lack of Liverpool shutouts

5th December 2019, 16:41

Virgil Van Dijk insists he is not losing any sleep over Liverpool's lack of clean sheets as they continue to sit top of the Premier League table.

Arsenal

Arsenal v Brighton Team News

5th December 2019, 16:40

Freddie Ljungberg will hope to have Hector Bellerin available for his first home game in charge of Arsenal when they take on Brighton on Thursday.

Manchester City

City want to tie down De Bruyne

5th December 2019, 12:45

Manchester City are reportedly keen to discuss a lucrative new contract extension with Kevin de Bruyne to keep him at the club well into his thirties.

Manchester United

Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United

7th December 2019, 20:26

Manchester United dominated at the Etihad Stadium as goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial secured a 2-1 win against Manchester City.

Chelsea

Premier League trio told to forget January swoop for Sancho

7th December 2019, 19:35

Borussia Dortmund director of sport Michael Zorc has issued a fresh hands-off warning to Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool over Jadon Sancho.

Crystal Palace

Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace

7th December 2019, 17:59

Watford set a club record of 12 homes games without a win as watching boss Nigel Pearson saw his new side scrap for a point against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal

Arsenal join hunt for in-demand Football League defender

7th December 2019, 17:59

Arsenal and Everton have now joined Carlisle United teenager Jarrad Branthwaite's growing list of admirers after scouting him on Saturday.

Marseille

AVB keen to keep Strootman

7th December 2019, 17:24

Kevin Strootman is expected to leave Marseille in January but boss Andre Villas-Boas is keen to keep hold of the midfielder.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth 0-3 Liverpool

7th December 2019, 17:24

Liverpool extended their unbeaten run to 33 Premier League matches with a routine 3-0 victory at free-falling Bournemouth.

Burnley

Tottenham 5-0 Burnley

7th December 2019, 17:24

Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham moved to within six points of fourth-placed Chelsea by crushing Burnley 5-0.

Inter Milan

Skriniar frustrated but staying positive

7th December 2019, 16:12

Defender Milan Skriniar was left disappointed that Inter could not find the net in Friday’s goalless draw at home to Roma.

Aston Villa

Bremen winger on Villa radar

7th December 2019, 16:12

Werder Bremen winger Milot Rashica has been linked with a January move to Aston Villa.

Atletico Madrid

Simeone faces anxious times

7th December 2019, 15:38

Coach Diego Simeone feels Atletico Madrid’s failure to score in Friday’s goalless draw with Villarreal is a sign of anxiety in the ranks.

Hertha Berlin

Grujic expects Klinsmann bounce

7th December 2019, 15:11

On-loan midfielder Marko Grujic feels Hertha Berlin will start to notice an upturn in results after a longer spell under Jurgen Klinsmann.

Chelsea

Everton 3-1 Chelsea

7th December 2019, 15:11

Everton produced a gritty display in Duncan Ferguson’s first match as interim boss to beat fourth-placed Chelsea 3-1 at Goodison Park.

Watford

Is it third time lucky for Watford?

7th December 2019, 13:29

Watford have appointed their third manager of the season but is Nigel Pearson the right man to pull off the great escape?

Brighton & Hove Albion

Potter fires Seagulls warning ahead of Wolves test

7th December 2019, 12:26

Brighton boss Graham Potter has urged his side to build on the win over Arsenal on Thursday night when they take on Wolves on Sunday afternoon.

Newcastle United

Bruce set to tread carefully with fit-again star

7th December 2019, 11:54

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says he will tread carefully with fit-again striker Andy Carroll and will not expect too much too soon.

Chelsea

Chelsea target January Barca swoop

7th December 2019, 10:56

Chelsea could launch a move for Barcelona midfielder Ousmane Dembele after being given the green light to sign new players.

Everton

Big Dunc dreaming of landing Toffees job

7th December 2019, 09:49

Duncan Ferguson says it is a dream of his to be the manager of Everton but expects the Toffees to go with a more high profile appointment.

Tottenham Hotspur

Dutch ace tipped to snub Spurs and hold out for Real

7th December 2019, 09:49

Tottenham have missed out on the signing of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, who appears to have his heart set on a move to Real Madrid.

Manchester United

Reds ready to catch City says Solskjaer

7th December 2019, 09:17

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says everything is in place at Manchester United for them to eventually close the gap and surpass Manchester City.

Watford

Watford turn to Pearson

6th December 2019, 20:14

Watford have appointed Nigel Pearson as their new head coach on a deal until the end of the season.

Norwich City

Norwich vs Sheffield United Team News

6th December 2019, 19:07

Norwich City coach Daniel Farke will still be without three first-team players against Sheffield United at Carrow Road on Sunday.

Celtic

Lennon positive over Edouard for cup clash

6th December 2019, 18:05

Neil Lennon is hoping Odsonne Edouard shows no reaction to training and won't rule the striker out of this weekend's Betfred Cup final clash with Rangers.

Montpellier

New deal for Montpellier defender

6th December 2019, 18:05

Full-back Ambroise Oyongo has signed a new deal with Montpellier.

Leicester City

In Brendan Rodgers, Leicester have secured the signing of the season

6th December 2019, 17:33

Leicester are enjoying a fine Premier League season and their rise to second has been orchestrated magnificently by Brendan Rodgers.

Manchester City

On This Day: Viduka brace downs City at the Riverside

6th December 2019, 17:11

Mark Viduka's two-goal performance helped Middlesbrough overcome Manchester City in a thrilling 3-2 victory at the Riverside Stadium 15 years ago.

Atletico Madrid

Simeone vows to keep fighting with Atleti

6th December 2019, 17:11

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he has a “responsibility” to improve their situation amid links to Arsenal.

West Ham United

Hammers co-owners ‘losing faith’ in Husillos

6th December 2019, 16:31

West Ham's board are reportedly losing faith in Mario Husillos, who was meant to bring stability when he was appointed as the club's first director of football.

Juventus

Bonucci – I learned so much from Milan move

6th December 2019, 16:31

Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci says he is now a better player after his year-long spell at AC Milan during the 2017-18 campaign.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton v Wolverhampton Wanderers Team News

6th December 2019, 16:03

Brighton and Wolves go head-to-head at the AMEX Stadium on Sunday as both teams look to build on midweek Premier League victories.

Boxing

Slimmed-down Joshua ready for Ruiz bout

6th December 2019, 15:37

Anthony Joshua says he'll have the speed to beat Andy Ruiz Jr after weighing in three stones lighter than the heavyweight champion.

Aston Villa

Aston Villa v Leicester City Team News

6th December 2019, 15:35

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has confirmed Anwar El Ghazi is back in his plans for Sunday's Premier League home game against high-flying Leicester City.

Newcastle United

Newcastle United v Southampton Team News

6th December 2019, 15:35

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce may make changes to his side for the visit of Southampton despite their win at Sheffield United on Thursday night.

Bolton Wanderers

However steep the odds, Bolton boss right not to give up

6th December 2019, 15:04

Bolton boss Keith Hill hasn’t given up on keeping his side in League One despite conceding some onlookers view it as an “impossible” task.

Charlton Athletic

Ledley links up with Addicks on short-term deal

6th December 2019, 15:04

Charlton have completed the signing of free agent Joe Ledley on a short-term deal and the midfielder says he's happy to back in football.

Borussia Dortmund

Reus still confident Dortmund can win Bundesliga title

6th December 2019, 15:04

Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus has full belief his side can win their first title since 2012 despite a mixed season so far.

Leicester City

Rodgers makes Foxes pledge after signing new deal

6th December 2019, 14:35

Brendan Rodgers has pledged to work hard "to bring success to Leicester City for many years to come" after signing a contract extension through to 2025.

Watford

Watford consider Pearson appointment

6th December 2019, 14:35

Reports claim former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is in the running to become the next Watford manager.

Manchester United

Manchester City v Manchester United Team News

6th December 2019, 14:35

Manchester City will again be without Sergio Aguero when they entertain city rivals Manchester United in the late kick off on Saturday.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth v Liverpool Team News

6th December 2019, 14:35

Adam Smith has joined a growing injury list at Bournemouth as they prepare to welcome Premier League leaders Liverpool to the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

Everton

Everton giving serious consideration to Pereira

6th December 2019, 13:58

Everton are looking to make a quick appointment after firing Marco Silva and Vitor Pereira has emerged as the No.1 choice to fill the Goodison Park hotseat.

Nottingham Forest

Trabzonspor eye Forest midfielder

6th December 2019, 13:58

Trabzonspor have reportedly set their sights on a move to sign Nottingham Forest's Portuguese midfielder Joao Carvalho in 2020.

Crystal Palace

Watford v Crystal Palace Team News

6th December 2019, 13:58

Watford will be desperately seeking a win when they return to home soil against in-form Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Chelsea

Chelsea handed transfer boost after CAS ruling

6th December 2019, 12:52

Chelsea's transfer ban has been lifted, freeing up boss Frank Lampard to make signings in the January transfer window.

Napoli

Mertens open to Premier League switch – Pastorello

6th December 2019, 11:56

Federico Pastorello, the agent of Napoli star Dries Mertens, feels his client is open to a move to the Premier League next season.

Manchester United

McTominay set to be offered new deal

6th December 2019, 11:24

Manchester United are poised to reward Scott McTominay with another improved pay deal after impressing during this year, according to Old Trafford insiders.

Barcelona

Suarez issues Messi backing

6th December 2019, 11:24

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez believes the Blaugrana will have many more seasons to enjoy the talents of the great Lionel Messi.

Arsenal

Howe committed to Cherries’ cause

6th December 2019, 11:24

Eddie Howe has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant Everton and Arsenal jobs and says he is 100 per cent committed to Bournemouth.