Arsenal set for ‘dispute’ with Barcelona as clubs will ‘fight’ for Premier League star next year

Arsenal will reportedly ‘fight’ with FC Barcelona for Ruben Neves next summer when he enters the final year of his contract with Wolves. Neves has unsurprisingly attracted a lot of interest over the past couple of seasons. The Portugal international has been a star performer for Wolves and it feels only a matter of time … Read more

Liverpool star ‘has recovered’ after making up ‘huge physical gap’ with teammates

Arthur Melo’s agent has claimed that the midfielder has now “recovered” and is ready to perform for Liverpool after making up a “huge physical gap”. Jurgen Klopp was adamant throughout the summer that he was not intending to sign a new midfielder. It was pretty clear that they were short on options in the middle … Read more

Liverpool, Chelsea ‘very attentive’ to EFL star with clubs told €35-40m is needed to ‘win prize’

Liverpool and Chelsea are reportedly ‘very attentive’ to Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge and they have been told how much he will cost. Sheffield United invested around £22m to sign Berge from Belgian side Genk during the 2019/20 season while they were in the Premier League. Berge missed much of his first full season at … Read more

‘Babyish’ Chelsea star relishing ‘fresh start’ under Potter after being ‘wound up’ by Tuchel

Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic has revealed that he is excited for a “fresh start” under Graham Potter after he was “wound up” by Thomas Tuchel. Pulisic is certainly one player who would have been happy to hear that Tuchel lost his job earlier this month. The USA international did not feature much under Tuchel and … Read more

Charles Leclerc is a great champion but “lacks something” : PlanetF1

Jean Todt hopes Charles Leclerc finds the missing ingredient he thinks is stopping him from realising his World Championship potential. But the Frenchman stopped short of confirming whether that is connected to the Monegasque himself, his car or the Ferrari team. Given Todt’s son, Nicolas, is Leclerc’s manager, you would imagine it is Scuderia rather … Read more

Driving 2021 Alpine ‘like watching a movie on fast forward’ : PlanetF1

Jacques Villeneuve enthused about modern Formula 1 cars after taking Alpine’s 2021 challenger for a spin at Monza in the week. The team announced last week the former World Champion, who briefly drove for ‘Team Enstone’ in their Renault days in 2004, would drive the A521 through a link he has with TV channel Canal+, … Read more

An ode to Teemu Pukki

Johnny Nic *really* loves Teemu Pukki. Perhaps not as much as he loves the SPL, mind, but here’s What’s So Good About the Norwich star…   Who’s this then?Teemu Eino Antero Pukki is a 5ft 11in, 32-year-old Finnish striker, now in his fifth season at Norwich City and once again is pushing them towards the … Read more

Ten Hag ‘likes Ajax star the most’, Prem midfielder is ‘chosen one’ as Man Utd plan £70m spend

Man Utd are reportedly planning to spend £70m on new players in January and Erik ten Hag has two players in particular in mind. Ten Hag was backed during the summer transfer window as around £215m on new recruits in the summer. Significant fees were spent to sign Antony, Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia. … Read more

Chelsea ‘attempted to sign Haaland’ in summer; Boehly made ‘€70m verbal proposal’ for alternative

Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Chelsea ‘attempted to sign Erling Haaland’ in the summer before he joined their rivals Manchester City. Haaland was always likely to leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer as his release clause became active. Man City moved quickly to secure his services and he joined the Premier League champions for around … Read more