Manchester City set for crunch talks with unsettled midfielder Bernardo Silva over his future

Manchester City set for crunch talks with unsettled midfielder Bernardo Silva over his future… with champions ready to listen to offers over £80m if the Portugal star wants to leave in the summer amid Barcelona interest Man City want to know if Silva will again seek to leave at the end of the season Midfielder … Read more

John Obi Mikel bows out from football as one of Chelsea’s greatest ever unsung heroes

While he may not be worthy of a statue outside Stamford Bridge, it is hard to find a bigger unsung hero in Chelsea’s recent history than John Obi Mikel. On Tuesday Mikel, who featured 372 times in a trophy-laden 11-year stint with the Blues, announced his retirement from football aged 35 following a curtain-closing spell … Read more

Arteta’s playing mind games – Tottenham will face a fully fit Arsenal squad

Arsenal receive huge injury boost ahead of North London derby Arsenal have been handed a major boost before the blockbuster weekend match against their arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The Gunners have had some injury concerns during and before the international break, as key players such as Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Kieran … Read more

Chelsea Women 3 – 1 West Ham Women

Chelsea fought back from an early setback to register an impressive 3-1 win over West Ham to kick-start their Women’s Super League campaign at Kingsmeadow on Wednesday night. After suffering defeat at Liverpool on the opening weekend, Emma Hayes’ side have recorded back-to-back home wins to give a far brighter complexion to the start of … Read more

England World Cup sponsors are under pressure to take a stand against Qatar’s human rights record

‘It’s a watershed moment’: England World Cup kit manufacturers Nike are under growing pressure to take a stand against Qatar’s human rights record after Hummel camouflaged Denmark’s logo on their kits in protest England’s shirt manufacturers Nike are under growing pressure to take a stand  Denmark’s sponsor Hummel camouflaged their distinctive logo on the Danish … Read more

Christian Eriksen dominated France in hint at possible Man United role

‘There is an attacking player who even surprised me, and not just because of what had happened that could have been dramatic for him, and obviously it’s Christian Eriksen… he has always been someone who has a remarkable technical ability… but the volume of games he plays, this ability even to recover is impressive.’ That … Read more