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Hudson-Odoi given another reason to leave Chelsea as Bayern make tempting promise – Football Article

Date published: Sunday 17th February 2019 7:49 Callum Hudson-Odoi is moving ever closer to leaving Chelsea after getting frustrated by comments from Blues assistant manager Gianfranco Zola. Hudson-Odoi has less than 18 months remaining on his contract, and fears over a lack of playing time mean the young winger is desperate to secure a move away from Stamford Bridge. Bayern Munich have been heavily linked with the 18-year-old, and according to the Daily Mail, the chances of Hudson-Odoi making the…

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Solskjaer accepts ‘reality check’, defends ‘unlucky’ Pogba – Football Article

Date published: Tuesday 12th February 2019 11:38 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits the defeat to PSG offered Manchester United a ‘reality check’ after a run of 11 games unbeaten since he took over. The Red Devils were no match for PSG once the Ligue 1 side upped the tempo in the second half of their Champions League last 16 first-leg clash at Old Trafford. Goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe have given United an uphill task but Solskjaer is adamant that the…

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Pochettino answers questions over Zidane restaurant photos – Football Article

Date published: Friday 8th February 2019 2:30 Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has responded to rumours that he met up for a meal with former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday evening. Pochettino and Zidane have both been heavily linked with the Manchester United job, while the Argentinian has been a rumoured target for Real in the past. And The Sun reported on Thursday that Pochettino had dined with the France legend and left via the back door, ‘sparking Real Madrid…

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‘Not good enough for Man United’? What a load of balls – Football Article

The defeat to Liverpool was, in many ways, a watershed moment. Manchester United, a once proud institution, had been brought crashing to its knees at the home of its arch nemesis. The identity of the opposition only poured vats of salt into the open wound of a 19-point gap to the top of the Premier League by December. Not even under David Moyes did their ebb ever sink so low. It was a result and a performance so drastically bad…

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Aston Villa loanee opts to return to Everton – Football Article

Date published: Monday 21st January 2019 4:27 Winger Yannick Bolasie has returned to Everton early after the player decided to cut short his loan spell at Aston Villa. The 29-year-old was farmed out to the SkyBet Championship club by new manager Marco Silva after making just 17 appearances in the previous campaign having come back from a year out with a serious knee injury. Bolasie played 21 times for Villa, currently 13th in the Championship, this season with nine starts…

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Do Tottenham have to be Arsenal’s new blueprint? – Football Article

There was a certain comic timing to the news that Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat was on the verge of leaving the club so soon after Unai Emery had admitted that there was no money to spend on new players, and that any incoming business would be limited to loans and free transfers. Let’s break for an old dad joke: What’s the easiest job in the world? Managing the complaints department at a parachute packing plant. There is a…

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The seven stages of Federico Macheda’s career: From golden boy to nomad – Football Article

Quick Reads Federico Macheda had everyone talking when he scored a stunning debut goal for Manchester United as a 17-year-old – but he did not remain a topic of conversation for long. Tipped to be the Premier League’s next big thing, Macheda’s progress quickly slowed down, and many would probably struggle to recall where ‘Kiko’ is now. We’ve looked back at his career which started so promisingly to see how Macheda has progressed, or not, since he left Old Trafford.…

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Dirty Leeds remind Bielsa of ‘integrity and honesty’ expected – Football Article

Date published: Saturday 12th January 2019 12:23 Leeds have apologised to Derby for spying on their training and will remind head coach Marcelo Bielsa of his responsibilities. The build-up to Friday night’s 2-0 home win over Derby was dominated by claims from the Rams that a man was caught outside their training ground on Thursday. Derbyshire Police were forced to intervene and it transpired the individual was an employee of Leeds, who was watching a training session. Bielsa spoke to…

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