OLIVER HOLT: Chelsea seem easily impressed by aging narcissists but we don’t need Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho turned 60 last week and at the Roma training ground in Trigoria, to the south of the Italian capital, they held an impromptu birthday party for him. When Mourinho cut his cake in the changing room, the players all applauded and it looked a little like footage from the National Congress of the … Read more

Manchester United 3-1 Reading: Brazilian midfield duo Casemiro and Fred on target in FA Cup win

Old Trafford temperatures weren’t exactly Copacabana Beach but Manchester United’s Brazilians still turned up and had fun to put their team into the FA Cup fifth round. After stubborn Reading resistance had lasted 54 minutes, Casemiro scored a quickfire double before compatriot Fred wrapped up the tie. And it was another countryman Antony who was … Read more

Mikel Arteta confirms Thomas Partey will undergo MRI scan on injury

Mikel Arteta confirms Thomas Partey will undergo an MRI scan on injury that forced him off in defeat by Man City, with the Arsenal boss admitting they are ready to move in the transfer market as Moises Caicedo pushes to leave Brighton By Lewis Browning For Mailonline Published: 00:46 GMT, 28 January 2023 | Updated: … Read more

AHEAD OF THE GAME: Jose Mourinho wants to return to Chelsea

Jose Mourinho is eager to return to England next season amid frustration at a lack of financial backing from Roma. An extraordinary third spell at Chelsea would be his ideal scenario and his representatives have let it be known that he would be interested in any vacancy at Stamford Bridge, but the club have made … Read more

Jurgen Klopp admits star man Salah is struggling to gel with Liverpool’s new signings

‘Mo is SUFFERING’: Jurgen Klopp admits star man Salah is struggling to gel with Liverpool’s new signings and is missing the ‘well-drilled front three’ he used to share with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino – having netted ONCE in the league since the restart Salah has had a quiet few weeks for Liverpool as the … Read more

Marcelo Bielsa REJECTS Everton job with Sean Dyche now in pole position

Marcelo Bielsa tells Everton he DOESN’T WANT the job as manager – despite positive talks after flying in from Brazil – with Sean Dyche now in pole position… but ex-Burnley boss wants longer-term deal By Oli Gamp For Mailonline Published: 08:18 GMT, 27 January 2023 | Updated: 09:38 GMT, 27 January 2023 Marcelo Bielsa has … Read more

DOMINIC KING: Anthony Gordon knows his city and his club, so his no-show at Everton is bewildering

Anthony Gordon was trying to gather his composure, an hour after a day of huge importance. His deflected goal had given Everton a lifeline in their battle to beat relegation and the enormity of what had happened against Manchester United was sinking in. For someone who has been a part of the club since the … Read more

What every Premier League club wants in the January transfer window before it slams shut

The winter transfer window closes in less than a week and everyone in the Premier League is sniffing around the market. Whether it’s Arsenal looking to add firepower to their title charge or teams like Everton and Bournemouth looking to stave off relegation, we can expect more business to be done over the next six … Read more

Can you guess which CENTER BACK holds the Premier League speed record after clocking 22.76mph?

Chelsea’s new speedster Mykhailo Mudryk comes in at FIFTH on the Premier League’s fastest sprint speed records, behind Mohamed Salah but above Kyle Walker… so can you guess which CENTER BACK tops the table at 22.82mph? Mykhailo Mudryk recorded the fastest top speed this Premier League season The £88 million Chelsea signing’s speed puts him … Read more

Manchester United among clubs with questions to answer from the Football Sustainability Index

The Football Sustainability Index is a new way of ranking the well-being of football clubs. Here are five – well, four plus 11 – with some work to do. It’s the month of reports. Following on from the release of the Deloitte Money Leaguewhich ranked Europe’s football clubs by revenue, comes Fair Game’s Football Sustainability … Read more