Chinese outfit Beijing Enterprise Group have announced the signing of Cheick Tiote from Newcastle United. The Ivory Coast international was in the final four months of his deal at St James’ Park and had been expected to join Super League side Shandong Luneng. However, in a late twist, the 30-year-old has opted to sign for
Claudio Ranieri says Leicester City are not experiencing a crisis and claims a public vote of confidence from the club’s owners on Tuesday was not necessary. Surprise Premier League champions last season, the Foxes have endured a difficult defence of their title. They sit 16th in the table, one point above the relegation zone, ahead
They may be struggling to perform on the pitch of late but Arsenal’s players have continually backed manager Arsene Wenger this season. The Gunners boss has seen criticism thrown his way from large numbers of supporters on social media after two consecutive defeats by Watford and Chelsea appeared to have ended the club’s title challenge.
Brighton defender Connor Goldson is determined to return to playing after being diagnosed with a heart issue. The 24-year-old requires preventative surgery after the problem was discovered in routine cardiac screening by the Championship club. “Football has always been my life but at 24 this has put my life into perspective,” he posted on Twitter.
Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists he has many more goals in his locker after reaching 20 in his debut season at Old Trafford. The 35-year-old struck as Jose Mourinho’s side won 3-0 at champions Leicester City on Sunday to move within two points of the top four. Ibrahimovic now has 15 Premier League goals
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial has rubbished speculation that he wants to join Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season. The future of the France international has been cast into doubt in recent weeks following his reduced role under Jose Mourinho this season. Martial was United’s top scorer in 2015-16 with 17 goals in
Talking about the current situation at Manchester United as the club are trailing behind big Premier League rivals, Zlatan Ibrahimovic spoke about his frustration claiming that ‘Manchester United are their own enemy’. Born winner, the Swedish striker is feeling the pain as his club are trailing behind in the title race, but still refuses to
Arsene Wenger was hurt by the “naive” performance of some of his Arsenal players during a defeat to Chelsea that was “difficult to watch”. Goals from Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and former Gunners captain Cesc Fabregas sealed a 3-1 victory for Antonio Conte’s side on Saturday, with Olivier Giroud’s late header serving as scant consolation.
Swansea City head coach Paul Clement felt Manchester City’s late winner in their 2-1 Premier League victory at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday should not have been given. Gabriel Jesus prodded home the decisive goal in injury time, scoring a rebound after Lukasz Fabianski had spilled his header, but Clement believes referee Mike Dean made
Manchester City saviour Gabriel Jesus delighted in playing a match-winning role against Swansea City on Sunday. Jesus marked his first start at the Etihad Stadium with a double, opening the scoring before following Gylfi Sigurdsson’s equaliser with a 92nd-minute winner. The 19-year-old Brazil international was proud of the role he played, and credited the club