England hotel b*llocks and Arsenal locked in war ‘amid’ Abramovich takeover nonsense

It is tournament season and the England families have picked their hotel. Ivan Toney and Roman Abramovich are too busy with Arsenal to care. Diamond QatarMediawatch does not wish to accuse Ian Ladyman of phoning it in ever so slightly with regards to his SPECIAL REPORT in the DailyMail on the hotel chosen by many … Read more

Liverpool concern over record deal explained; Arsenal ‘really hot’ for £17m January target

Jude Bellingham ‘ticks all the boxes’ for Liverpool but there is a World Cup concern at Anfield over what would be a British record transfer. FEAR AND GREEDIt will be important to pace those Jude Bellingham updates properly over the coming year or so. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder will almost inevitably be next summer’s most … Read more

Manchester United and Erik ten Hag ‘disagree’ as we all mourn the sacking of blameless Brendan

Obviously there is no evidence that Erik ten Hag ‘disagrees’ about anything with Manchester United but there we go. Plus, Brendan Rodgers is blameless at Leicester. Can we all agree to ‘disagree’?Pretending something is happening is all part of the fun of the international break. But that should not include just merrily making up quotes … Read more

The ridiculous stats after his half-decent start to Premier League life

Erling Haaland scored another goal in another Manchester City win this weekend, taking his total in his first seven Premier League games to 11 goals, which is a silly number of goals. He’s got three more in a couple of Champions League outings for the giggles as well, and has done all this despite famously … Read more

Will Toney be a Shaw or a Mawson? England’s World Cup bolters have a pretty grim record

Ivan Toney’s stellar start to the season for Brentford has earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England’s Nations League games next week. The next time Southgate names an England squad, it will be his World Cup squad. So what are the omens for Toney? Which other uncapped players have come into England squads at … Read more

Liverpool will be dismayed after ‘nervous’ referee forced to ‘abandon’ silence against Ajax

Even in light of a Champions League win over Ajax, Liverpool must be frustrated after the ‘nervous’ referee ‘abandoned’ the moment’s silence. Silence treatmentAfter Tuesday’s wildly irresponsible promise regarding the behavior of 50,000 football supportersMartin Samuel is back in the DailyMail on match reporting duties at Anfield. It just so happens that Liverpool pretty much … Read more

Every Premier League club’s highest-rated player of the season so far…

Liverpool’s highest-rating performer was almost sold in the summer and it’s an encouraging list for Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup… Here’s every side’s best player so far according to WhoScored’s ratings… Arsenal: Gabriel Jesus – 7.75Three goals and three assists in his first five games for the Gunners have made him a hero … Read more

Chelsea chase Premier League pair for £140m as ‘daring’ rivals look to tempt Gallagher

Anthony Gordon has told Frank Lampard he wants to join Chelsea, whose interest in Wesley Fofana is either as strong as ever or abandoned. ANT-MANThat 3-0 defeat to Leeds has unsurprisingly triggered something of a transfer panic at Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel and Todd Boehly already had grand plans for the final week or so of … Read more

Man Utd v Liverpool, Chelsea, David Moyes, Amadou Onana

Manchester United can genuinely go above Liverpool, David Moyes needs a win and we can’t wait to see the choas Amadou Onana can cause from the start for Everton… Game to watch – Manchester United v LiverpoolYou would have got very long odds on these two having just a couple of points between them after … Read more

Manchester United takeover developments and Erik ten Hag’s swanky dinner

Has defeat to Brighton accelerated Manchester United takeover plans? Obviously not, but there are clicks to be clicked. Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag has some dinner and Thomas Tuchel finally matches up to his Chelsea predecessor in one key metric. It’s a big ol’ Monday Mediawatch. Coulda Woulda ShouldaSensational effort from the Express in finding a … Read more