Only £100m? No chance: David Moyes’ defiant Declan Rice stance speaks volumes

Phil Foden of Manchester City is challenged by Declan Rice of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham...

David Moyes’ weekend comments on captain Declan Rice were both refreshingly bullish and shed light into an intriguing subplot as the season continues to unfold. While a lot of fanfare has covered Tomas Soucek’s rise, Jesse Lingard’s immediate impact and an unlikely but very real European qualification charge, the England international has proven a dependable constant. Continue reading

Stefano Pioli: Fikayo Tomori has interesting qualities, but needs time to settle

Fikayo Tomori of AC Milan warm up prior to the Serie A match between AC Milan and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 23, 2021 in Milan,...

After his loan deal from Chelsea was complete, centre-back Fikayo Tomori was named in Milan’s matchday squad but didn’t feature during their 3-0 home defeat by Atalanta over the weekend. His new head coach, Stefano Pioli, praised his intelligence and said the 23-year-old has interesting qualities, though a lack of training with them means he’ll need time to settle in Italy. Continue reading

Preview: Liverpool vs Burnley – Reds look to finally end their recent struggles

Liverpool 0-0 Man United - As it happened and reaction - LFC Globe

After last week’s goalless draw with Manchester United, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side look to snap a four-match winless run in the Premier League tonight. Sean Dyche’s Burnley await them next on Merseyside, after 1-0 defeats vs. United and West Ham themselves. Are they capable of pulling off an unlikely upset, or can the defending champions return to winning ways? Continue reading

Liverpool vs Arsenal Preview: An important test awaits Arteta’s men

Bukayo Saka destined for the top as Arsenal's rising star shines vs  Liverpool | London Evening Standard

After both booked a fourth-round EFL Cup showdown this week with contrasting midweek wins, Premier League champions Liverpool host Arsenal tonight to finish MD3. The Reds will consciously seek revenge after suffering back-to-back H2H losses vs. the Gunners for the first time since 2012, against an Arsenal side gradually improving under Mikel Arteta’s guidance.

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West Ham vs Newcastle United Preview: Hammers host motivated Magpies

West Ham vs Newcastle Preview: How to Watch on TV, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News

West Ham host Newcastle with both sides eager to kickstart the new Premier League season in style this weekend. Neither was particularly impressive during a gruelling 2019-20 campaign for multiple reasons, but will be ambitious about their chances of breaking into the top-half, starting with tonight’s curtain-raiser. Will either side emerge victorious? Continue reading