The Payet effect: Have West Ham suffered since selling their star man?

Dimitri Payet caused a storm in January when attempting to force a transfer away from West Ham United by going on strike. Despite the Hammers being desperate to hold on to their star player, the Frenchman’s move away from his former employers was inevitable and he rejoined his former club, Marseille, on January 30th. After remaining quiet […]

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Liverpool bounce heads 3 things to watch in the Premier League this weekend

This weekend’s Premier League programme is cut down considerably thanks to FA Cup quarter-final action, but there are still four cracking ties lined up. We’ve had a scan of the sub-plots and come up with the first in our series of storylines to keep an eye on: Will Liverpool finally follow up one win with […]

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FA Cup Latest: Muddled Arsenal midfield the best route to Wembley for Lincoln

After losing five of their past seven matches, four of the last six by at least two goals, Arsenal are officially struggling. The Gunners botched progress to the Champions League quarters for the seventh season on the spin when going down 10-2 on aggregate to Bayern Munich, and are in a fight to hold onto […]

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Barcelona 6-1 PSG: Three great Champions League comebacks to rival last night’s heroics

Barcelona reached the last eight of the Champions League last night, doing what seemed impossible by turning over a 4-0 first leg deficit against Paris Saint-Germain. The Spanish side won 6-1 at the Nou Camp with goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Sergi Roberto, as well as an own goal from Layvin Kurzawa. […]

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Latest Rumours: Where would unloved Arsenal striker like to end up?

It doesn’t take a professor’s brain to figure out that Alexis Sanchez will be leaving Arsenal this summer. With 15 months left on the Chilean’s contract, the Gunners will surely be forced to sell Sanchez after balking at £250,000 per week wage demands. Arsene Wenger’s unfathomable decision to leave his best player off the teamsheet […]

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Why there’s no one left for Fleetwood to fear on the march to another promotion

Despite Fleetwood Town’s famed promotion run, few were expecting another heading into this campaign. The remarkable feat of six promotions in a decade had stalled under Graham Alexander, who led the club to 10th in League One at the end of 2014/15, before departing with Fleetwood just one point above the relegation zone less than […]

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Man Utd risk missing out on silverware if Bournemouth failings aren’t addressed

Nobody would begrudge Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera a rest, after starting 19 of his side’s past 20 Premier League matches. And yet, Jose Mourinho seemed to get the balance of his selection wrong in the 1-1 draw at home to Bournemouth. Bringing Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney, combined age of almost 67, into a […] The post Man Utd risk missing out on silverware if Bournemouth failings aren’t addressed appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Five key reasons Chelsea have been unstoppable in the Premier League

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side have stormed to the top of the Premier League this season. After last night’s win against West Ham, the Blues are now 10 points ahead of closest rivals Tottenham. With 11 games left this term, it looks like it will take something special to stop Chelsea securing their fifth Premier League […] The post Five key reasons Chelsea have been unstoppable in the Premier League appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Travel sickness offers Arsenal faint glimmer of Champions League hope against Bayern

A bruising 3-1 Premier League loss at Liverpool brings more gloom ahead of Arsenal attempting the unthinkable against Bayern Munich, but the Bundesliga champions’ recent European away form offers some comfort. Even the most optimistic Gooner doesn’t think his boys can overturn a 5-1 first-leg deficit and see Arsenal through a Champions League knockout round […] The post Travel sickness offers Arsenal faint glimmer of Champions League hope against Bayern appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Everton boss must remedy major weakness exposed by Spurs disappointment

In Morgan Schneiderlin, Idrissa Gueye, Gareth Barry and Tom Davies, Everton boss Ronald Koeman picked four central midfielders in front of the defence ahead of his side’s 3-2 loss at Tottenham, a game the hosts dominated. Koeman’s caution paid a huge compliment to Mauricio Pochettino’s Lilywhites, unbeaten at White Hart Lane this season and on […] The post Everton boss must remedy major weakness exposed by Spurs disappointment appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Fernando Torres discharged from hospital following head injury

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres was discharged from hospital on Friday morning after suffering a head injury against Deportivo La Coruna on Thursday. The 32-year-old was involved in a sickening clash of heads with Alex Bergantinos which saw him crash to the floor and land heavily. He was attended to by doctors inside the ground for several […] The post Fernando Torres discharged from hospital following head injury appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Arsene Wenger not interested in Barcelona job, favours Arsenal stay

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has distanced himself from the rumours that he could take over at Barcelona next season but has also said his current club are “free” to decide his future. Luis Enrique will not be in charge of Barcelona next season after it was announced this week that he’s going to leave the Spanish […] The post Arsene Wenger not interested in Barcelona job, favours Arsenal stay appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Leicester have been in contact with Roy Hodgson over vacant manager position

Leicester City have been in contact with former England manager Roy Hodgson over the vacant manager position at the King Power Stadium. The Foxes shocked the footballing world last week by announcing that they’d sacked Claudio Ranieri, just nine months after he’d guided his side to Premier League glory. The Italian left with Leicester just […] The post Leicester have been in contact with Roy Hodgson over vacant manager position appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Victor Moses signs contract extension with Chelsea

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension at Stamford Bridge, which will keep him at the club until 2021. After a number of loan spells across the Premier League with Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham, the 26-year-old broke into the Chelsea team under Antonio Conte this season. He has become an important part […] The post Victor Moses signs contract extension with Chelsea appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton: EFL Cup Final report

Manchester United won their fifth League Cup on Sunday afternoon, beating Southampton 3-2 with goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jesse Lingard at Wembley Stadium. Manolo Gabbiadini struck twice for the Saints, who will feel it could have been them lifting the trophy after a pulsating 90 minutes of football. For United, Wayne Rooney started on […] The post Manchester United 3-2 Southampton: EFL Cup Final report appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Claudio Ranieri sacking: Footballing world responds

Leicester City sacked manager Claudio Ranieri on Thursday, just nine months after the Italian led them to a Premier League title in 2016. Following the shock announcement, a number of footballers and pundits, as well as Ranieri himself have reacted to the news. The day the dream died On Friday, the 65-year-old released an emotional […] The post Claudio Ranieri sacking: Footballing world responds appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Santi Cazorla will miss the rest of the season through injury

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is set to miss the remainder of this season with an ankle injury. The 32-year-old has been sidelined since limping off against Ludogoretes in the Champions League last October. He underwent surgery in December and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was hopeful to have him back before May. However, the Spaniard is […] The post Santi Cazorla will miss the rest of the season through injury appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Claudio Ranieri believes Sevilla game could be a turning point in Leicester’s season

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri believes his side’s Champions League game against Sevilla could be a turning point in their season. The Foxes are struggling domestically this term and are facing a relegation fight less than a year after winning the Premier League. They are currently 17th in the table, just one point above Hull […] The post Claudio Ranieri believes Sevilla game could be a turning point in Leicester’s season appeared first on Footylatest.com.

Pep Guardiola suggests “it will be impossible” to advance in Europe if City don’t score away against Monaco

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has suggested that “it will be impossible” for his side to advance in the Champions League if they don’t score an away goal against Monaco. City take a 5-3 lead into the second leg next month, and although this is a positive scoreline, the tie is far from over. According to […] The post Pep Guardiola suggests “it will be impossible” to advance in Europe if City don’t score away against Monaco appeared first on Footylatest.com.