Dean Henderson fumes at Man Utd’s ‘criminal waste’ of 12 months and reveals Erik ten Hag snub

Dean Henderson has admitted he could not wait to get out of Manchester United this summer after slamming the club for making false promises and a “criminal” waste of the past 12 months of his career. Henderson – who joined Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan last month – revealed he was left “fuming” by … Read more

Arsenal reach agreement with Manchester City for Oleksandr Zinchenko

Arsenal spent £ 45m on Jesus and have also bought midfielder Fabio Vieira, goalkeeper Matt Turner and young winger Marquinhos. Zinchenko’s likely arrival is expected to accelerate the departure on loan of left-back Nuno Tavares, who deputized for Kieran Tierney at times last season. Arsenal are also looking to find buyers for a number of … Read more

Arsenal leading race to sign Gabriel Jesus with Man City confident £ 50m valuation will be met

Arsenal are in pole position to sign Gabriel Jesus with Manchester City confident their £ 50 million valuation of the Brazil striker will be met. Mikel Arteta has made signing Jesus, with whom he worked at City, one of his priorities this summer and talks over a deal are advancing. Arsenal are thought to have … Read more

Erik ten Hag faces Manchester United baptism of fire

INt’s that day when football fans across the country act like kids at Christmas opening their stocking and presents wondering what’s inside the thing they’re unwrapping. Will the first gift be an away trip to one of the ‘Big Teams’, Liverpool or Manchester City? Or will it be a kind offering of a match at … Read more

Erling Haaland signs five-year contract with ‘perfect’ Manchester City

Haaland – who scored 86 goals in 89 games for Dortmund and took his tally for Norway to 20 goals in 21 appearances with a brace in Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Norway – believes City manager Pep Guardiola will help propel his game to new heights. “There are so many world-class players in this squad … Read more

What a trophyless season would mean for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Even for someone with the cast-iron belief of Guardiola – who nevertheless does fret – that would be a dent to the confidence and, intriguingly of course, he is not signing a new contract at present, despite the fact that Klopp has renewed with Liverpool . Guardiola has one more year after this campaign and … Read more

Manchester City stage thrilling fightback to keep Premier League title fight in their hands

Pep Guardiola will target further signings following the arrival of Erling Haaland and wants players with the mentality for an era of dominance in the Premier League. Manchester City are actively seeking reinforcements this summer, with a defensive midfielder to replace Fernandinho one of the priorities after sealing the £ 51 million deal for striker … Read more

Manchester City’s five key failures have given Liverpool hope in the title race

After the second draw of the season between Manchester City and Liverpool an unimaginative idea began to take root. The two title-chasers were so far ahead of the rest of the Premier League that surely both would win all of their remaining fixtures? Two London clubs in two weeks have intervened to kill that dubious … Read more

Manchester City are football’s vampire squid

It is a commendable piece of business. But it is hardly one to counter the caricatures of City as football’s vampire squid, addicted, as in Rolling Stone’s immortal description of Goldman Sachs, to anything and everything that looks like money. Many City fans and ex-players detest this portrayal. Micah Richards claimed this week: “City do … Read more