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Real Madrid to surpass Manchester United and sign biggest kit deal by penning new Fly Emirates agreement

21 Sep

Real Madrid are set to extend their sponsorship agreement with Fly Emirates by signing a world-record kit deal, surpassing the current record held by Manchester United. United have been sponsored by American car firm Chevrolet since the start of 2014/15, signing a deal which brings in £53m a year. The second biggest deal is Barcelona’s […]

Manchester United FC news: ‘There is space for one more’ – Jose Mourinho aiming for fifth Carabao Cup win

21 Sep

Jose Mourinho is aiming for a fifth Carabao Cup victory having guided Manchester United to the fourth round of this year’s tournament by beating Burton Albion at Old Trafford. The Red Devils made light work of their Championship opponents, Marcus Rashford’s brace and a deflected strike from Jesse Lingard putting them three goals to the […]

Manchester United FC news: Jose Mourinho explains ‘important player’ Michael Carrick’s absence

20 Sep

Jose Mourinho insists Michael Carrick has an important role to play at Manchester United, despite not having played a minute of competitive football since being named captain. The long-serving 36-year-old was named skipper after all-time top scorer Wayne Rooney’s summer departure, but his elevated status has not brought any game time. Carrick has not even […]

Premier League table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions this season compare to actual standings

19 Sep

Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. And Mark Lawrenson, who sticks his neck out every week to hazard a guess over the scoreline of the action, will no doubt agree. So, while we might only be five games into the 2017/18 season, couldn’t resist having a […]

‘Be realistic!’ – Ronald Koeman plays down top four chances as Everton fall to another defeat at Manchester United

18 Sep

Ronald Koeman has called for people to ‘be realistic’ about Everton’s top four chances after the struggling Toffees fell to a 4-0 defeat against Manchester United. Following a much-lauded summer transfer window – with a host of big-money signings incoming – Koeman’s side have flattered to deceive so far. Everton have lost their last three […]

Video of Thomas Ince playing against Kasper Schmeichel when they were kids

16 Sep

This one goes way back, as this video on the Premier League’s Instagram account explains. While their dads were playing for Man United, Kasper Schmeichel and Tom Ince were preparing for their future careers, which has also led them into the Premier League. Goalkeeper Schmeichel followed dad Peter by winning a Premier League title with Leicester, […]

I learned something from Wayne Rooney every day, says Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard

14 Sep

Jesse Lingard learned something from Wayne Rooney every day and believes Manchester United’s all-time top scorer will be welcomed back heartily when he returns with Everton this weekend. This summer Rooney, 31, decided to end his decorated spell at Old Trafford in search of game time that was becoming less frequent under United boss Jose […]

Jose Mourinho hails important win in Champions League opener against Basel

13 Sep

Jose Mourinho believes his Manchester United side’s routine 3-0 win over Basel in the Champions League will prove crucial in an ‘open’ Group A. The Red Devils marked their return to the Champions League with a comfortable win at Old Trafford thanks to goals from Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford. Elsewhere in Group […]

Inter Milan move to increase release clause in Mauro Icardi’s contract after crazy summer transfer market

12 Sep

Inter Milan are set to offer Mauro Icardi a new contract, with his current release clause of £100m seen as too low in the current market. The striker only signed a new deal with the San Siro giants in October last year, with the release clause valid only for foreign clubs. However, this summer featured […]

Norwich flop Ricky van Wolfswinkel backed to shine against Manchester United for Basel

12 Sep

Ricky van Wolfswinkel will spearhead Basel’s hopes of a Champions League upset at Manchester United, leaving many Norwich fans rubbing their eyes in disbelief. Signed for a club-record £8.5million fee four years ago, the Dutch striker flattered to deceive at Carrow Road and managed just two goals in 28 appearances in all competitions. Van Wolfswinkel […]