Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

The Premier League is back following our midweek action in the Champions League and Europa League. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from a resounding defeat in Germany to Borussia Dortmund as they face Aston Villa away, Saturday may be Alan Pardew’s last game in charge of Newcastle as they take on Hull City, Leicester host Manchester United whilst …

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Gareth ThomasPremier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

Will Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Alan Pardew is possibly facing his final game in charge of Newcastle United this weekend when they take on Hull City at home in the Premier League. Newcastle lie in 20th place in the table and fans have been demanding his departure be confirmed as soon as possible. A fan’s website has emerged called http://sackpardew.com and they state the reasons they …

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Gareth ThomasWill Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Yaya Toure told to prove Manchester City worth

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure was vital last season as he netted 20 Premier League goals in 35 appearances. However, following a summer of speculation about his future, the midfielder is now being told to prove his worth to the North-West club. Former Manchester City midfielder, Niall Quinn, who played over 200 league games for the club, has told TalkSport that Toure …

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Gareth ThomasYaya Toure told to prove Manchester City worth

Arsenal tempted by Edinson Cavani move

When you have to compete with Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the central striker role in a 4-3-3 system, unfortunately you’re always destined to lose. This is the dilemma that faces Edinson Cavani and the Daily Express believe that Arsenal can capitalise on this. Edinson Cavani joined PSG in July 2013 for around €64.5m following three seasons at Napoli in Italy. At …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal tempted by Edinson Cavani move

“It’s a great honour to be vice-captain of Liverpool” – Henderson

Jordan Henderson has revealed his delight at being named the vice-captain of Liverpool this season. “It’s a great honour to be the vice captain of such a big club,” said Henderson on Sky Sports News “It’s a great honour to be given the extra responsibility by the gaffer.” Steven Gerrard currently occupies the armband for Liverpool and has been denoted as …

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Oliver Baines“It’s a great honour to be vice-captain of Liverpool” – Henderson

QPR Manager – “Taarabt needs to keep his weight down”

QPR manager, Harry Redknapp has come out and criticised Adel Taarabt over his fitness. The Moroccan has played one minute of Premier League football this season and has been told he is unfit. Taarabt has been ruled out of QPR’s clash against Stoke City this weekend after the play-maker has sustained an ankle injury. However, Redknapp fails to give sympathy …

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Oliver BainesQPR Manager – “Taarabt needs to keep his weight down”

Former Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Former Fulham centre midfielder, Danny Murphy has insisted that he would be interested in taking over the helm at Fulham to succeed the departed Felix Magath. Magath was relieved of his duties last night after only taking over in February. The German could not stop the London club from relegation from the Premier League and have since found themselves at …

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Oliver BainesFormer Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

Lassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra is today being linked to Arsenal by the Daily Express. Diarra almost moved to QPR to be reunited with Harry Redknapp on deadline day but the move fell through. Arsenal were dismantled by Borussia Dortmund in Germany on Tuesday night and the criticism as surrounded the deeper roles in his midfield as well as the …

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Gareth ThomasLassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

Liverpool & Chelsea to do battle over Julian Brandt

Liverpool and Chelsea are both preparing bids for German U19 international Julian Brandt. The Daily Mirror indicate that both teams have sent scouts to check out Brandt who plays as an attacking midfielder. Julian Brandt is highly rated across Europe and to those who play video games such as the FIFA series. He made his Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga debut in February …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool & Chelsea to do battle over Julian Brandt

Joseph Yobo linked with Arsenal free move

Arsenal are suffering something of a defensive crisis at the moment, this means they could do with some extra cover. According to the Daily Mail, former Everton centre-back Joseph Yobo could be ready to sign as a free agent. On Tuesday night against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener, Arsenal only had 3 fit first team defenders. That meant …

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Gareth ThomasJoseph Yobo linked with Arsenal free move

Luiz Gustavo rules out move to Manchester United or Arsenal

Defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo has ruled out a move to Manchester United or Arsenal in January, according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is currently at German club Wolfsburg and speculation plagued his summer. Gustavo has 27 caps for Brazil and has played in the World Cup, his ability to break up play and start attacking moves has led to …

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Gareth ThomasLuiz Gustavo rules out move to Manchester United or Arsenal

Pedro puts Liverpool and Arsenal on high alert

Spanish superstar Pedro could be ready for a move to the Premier League in January according to The Metro. Pedro is reportedly concerned that he will be used as back up to Luis Suarez and Neymar at Barcelona if he stays. Pedro Rodriguez has 44 caps and 15 goals for Spain and has been at Barcelona since his youth career …

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Gareth ThomasPedro puts Liverpool and Arsenal on high alert

Chelsea close to securing Eden Hazard contract

Chelsea are closing in on securing Eden Hazard to a new contract according to BBC Sport. This follows a summer of speculation that linked the Belgian midfielder with a move away from Stamford Bridge, PSG being the favourites to land him. José Mourinho has handed Chelsea fans a boost by saying: “It’s a question of time – one more month …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea close to securing Eden Hazard contract

Alan Hutton signs new Aston Villa contract

Aston Villa have been handed a boost as Alan Hutton has signed a new contract with the Midlands club. The Villans announced the three-year deal on their Twitter account. Breaking news: Alan Hutton has signed a new three-year deal. #AVFC pic.twitter.com/Pm3VQub1Q8 — Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) September 16, 2014 Hutton joined Aston Villa in August 2011 from North-London club Tottenham …

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Gareth ThomasAlan Hutton signs new Aston Villa contract

Liverpool eye up PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi

Liverpool are thought to be keeping an eye on PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi as the forward is said to be unhappy with his bit-part role in France. The Daily Express believe Liverpool could be ready to sweep to bring him to the Premier League. The Argentine international joined PSG in July 2012 for €26.5m from Italian club Napoli. In Italy he …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool eye up PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi

WATCH – Has Valencia scored the goal of the season already?

Has Enner Valencia already scored one of the goals of the season? The Ecuadorian striker was making his  full debut for West Ham United in last nights clash against Hull City, a game which ended 2-2. A tie that was inundated with excitement, goals, chances, goal-line clearances and more; it was capped off by this scintillating strike from Valencia who …

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Oliver BainesWATCH – Has Valencia scored the goal of the season already?

Newcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has received the backing of owner Mike Ashley according to BBC Sport. This is despite a run of bad results and a 4-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday. The 53-year-old Londoner was appointed Newcastle manager in December 2010 and given a five and a half year deal. This was then extended to an eight year …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

“There will be a moment where I cannot score” – Diego Costa

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has taken no time at all to settle in the Premier League. The Spanish striker has bagged 7 goals in just 4 games already for the Blues. Costa got himself a hat-trick against Swansea on Saturday and the plaudits are all going to Costa. The question being, can he keep up this sensational form? However, it …

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Oliver Baines“There will be a moment where I cannot score” – Diego Costa

Weekend Premier League preview: Featuring Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City

  The Premier League returns this weekend after the international break and we have some massive clashes to look forward to! Questions will be asked about the fitness of some players following long distance travelling or injuries picked up for their country, we also have a number of debuts to watch out for. Here is Brandish.tv’s preview to the top …

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Gareth ThomasWeekend Premier League preview: Featuring Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City

Petr Cech’s time at Chelsea coming to an end?

Thibaut Courtois signed a new contract with Chelsea today that puts into doubt the future of former number 1 shot stopper and club legend Petr Cech. Where does this now leave the 109 time capped Czech Republic international? Cech has played 336 Premier League games for the Blues on the way to winning 3 league titles, 4 FA Cups, 2 …

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Gareth ThomasPetr Cech’s time at Chelsea coming to an end?