The Mailbox reacts after Haaland leads Manchester derby demolition

Some Manchester United fans in the Mailbox are content to reflect upon a reality check in the derby. Also: who replaces Klopp? Gerrard out; and the north London derby. Get your views in to theeditor@football365.com…   Derby falloutI’m kinda shocked that some United fans were surprised by this City result. They really need a wake … Read more

Ten Hag can’t allow Casemiro to watch while McTominay and Man Utd burn

The last time Manchester City played without a defensive midfielder – either Rodri or Fernandinho – they lost the Champions League final to Chelsea. It’s fair to say they didn’t particularly miss one on Sunday, as a pair of hat-tricks from Erling Haaland and Phil Foden embarrassed Manchester United, who did play with a defensive … Read more

‘Phenomenal’ Man Utd star hands Ten Hag selection dilemma that will see major name not play against Man City

Scott McTominay is wowing one pundit at Man Utd this year and the Scot has handed Erik ten Hag a selection dilemma that’ll result in a major omission against Man City. McTominay forms one half of one of the most criticalized midfield pairings in Premier League history. His tandem with Fred, often mockingly dubbed ‘McFred’, … Read more

Liverpool have major interest in one of three Inter stars primed for January sales but it could cost them £62m

Liverpool could be ready to bolster Jurgen Klopp’s midfield in the January transfer window by landing a top Inter Milan star. The Italian giants are facing financial issues that are likely to lead to player exits, if the right offers come in. And one of those offers is rumored to be from the Reds, as … Read more

Jude Bellingham advised to join Man Utd with Jack Grealish related warning attached to rival transfer

Jude Bellingham should make a move to Manchester United his No 1 priority when he comes to leaving Borussia Dortmund, one observer has advised him. The teenage midfielder finds himself one of the most sought-after players in world football. Since leaving Birmingham for Dortmund, he has clocked up well over 100 appearances – and also … Read more

Harry Maguire’s England replacements are not good enough and one is ‘terrible,’ says pundit

Former England defender Danny Mills has supported Gareth Southgate’s decision to stand by Harry Maguire and says the likes of Ben White are not good enough to replace him. Southgate decided to stick by Maguire despite being dropped by Manchester United coach Erik ten Hag. Not only did Maguire get a place in the England … Read more

Inaki Williams admits Liverpool transfer ‘option’ after reports of £77m Klopp offer plan

Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams has revealed that he once had the option of joining Liverpool – but he made it “clear” where his future lay. The Reds’ front line has caught the eye ever since Jurgen Klopp took over as manager in 2015. Sadio Mane, his first big signing, left as a club legend … Read more

England 3-3 Germany – The Mailbox reacts to Harry Maguire’s latest catastrophe

It isn’t just England, Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire in the Mailbox. We have missives on the WSL weekend and more. Get your views in to theeditor@football365.com… Southgate’s reasoning made clearSo we went more attacking and conceded 3, 2 of which were individual errors. That’s probably why Gareth doesn’t want to throw the kitchen sink … Read more

Alexander-Arnold labelled ‘Championship level’ in key deficiency, as pundit claims ‘only Klopp’s system works for him’

Trent Alexander-Arnold is at “Championship level” with one aspect of his game, according to a pundit who thinks he might struggle in a system other than Jurgen Klopp’s. Alexander-Arnold now has more than more than 200 appearances to his name for Liverpool. Still only 23 years old, he has long since cemented his place as … Read more

Ranking England’s build-up to major tournaments since 2000. Never worse than now

England have not enjoyed a positive build-up for the World Cup. Actually, it’s been bloody awful. They haven’t won in five games, losing three along the way, including Friday’s defeat to Italy. So far, over seven games this year, they’ve earned an average of 1.14 points per game – the lowest number during the build-up … Read more