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‘I was in contact’: Liverpool star opens up on United interest and talks with Ten Hag before deal failed to materialise

‘I was in contact’: Liverpool star opens up on United interest and talks with Ten Hag before deal failed to materialise

Manchester United fans will remember all too well how rivals Liverpool pipped the side to Cody Gakpo’s signature in December 2022. The Red Devils had been long linked with the Dutch forward prior to his Anfield move, namely in Erik ten Hag’s maiden transfer window as manager. However, he instead opted to ignite a pursuit of his former Ajax protegee Antony, who set the club back an eye-watering £86 million. ... »

Long-term Manchester United absentee drops hint over impending return after injury-plagued season

Long-term Manchester United absentee drops hint over impending return after injury-plagued season

Mason Mount has seemingly stepped up his recovery process as he closes in on his long-awaited return to action. The midfielder has endured an unfortunate, injury-plagued start to life at Manchester United since he joined on a £60 million package deal from Chelsea last summer. He has made just eight Premier League appearances so far this term, four of which were as a starter. Mount played just two matches be... »

Former Man United star fumes as his season ticket is reallocated after 28 years… and vows to discuss the issue with new part owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe

Former Man United star fumes as his season ticket is reallocated after 28 years… and vows to discuss the issue with new part owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe

After almost 30 years his seat is set to be reallocated next season as United restructure the hospitality at Old Trafford to accommodate players’ families. »

Manchester City go clear at WSL summit as Shaw and Hemp down Everton

Manchester City go clear at WSL summit as Shaw and Hemp down Everton

Manchester City defeated Everton 2-1 to climb to the top of the Women’s Super League table. City picked up where they left off in their first match since defeating Chelsea last month, with goals from Khadija Shaw and Lauren Hemp taking them three points clear of Emma Hayes’ side, who play Leicester on Sunday. Continue reading… »

Lionel Messi has started talking to his Inter Miami teammates in English, reveals Julian Gressel as he tells fascinating story of the star giving him tactical instructions on the field in Saudi Arabia friendly

Lionel Messi has started talking to his Inter Miami teammates in English, reveals Julian Gressel as he tells fascinating story of the star giving him tactical instructions on the field in Saudi Arabia friendly

Messi has never spoken English publicly and gives interviews in Spanish but since arriving in the United States last July, has begun learning the language. »

(Video) Gakpo outlines what he wants to do to Klopp on final game of ‘ideal’ season

(Video) Gakpo outlines what he wants to do to Klopp on final game of ‘ideal’ season

Cody Gakpo has won his first trophy as a Liverpool player and he will be hoping that there’s several more to add to the Carabao Cup, before this campaign comes to an end. Speaking about his dreams for the season, the Dutchman said: “We just have to stay focused and try to keep winning all of our games and then, that’s the only thing we can do… “The ideal picture is that we win all the trophies, obviously, a... »

(Video) Joe Allen reflects on Liverpool move; ‘that opportunity to join one of the world’s biggest clubs was fantastic’

(Video) Joe Allen reflects on Liverpool move; ‘that opportunity to join one of the world’s biggest clubs was fantastic’

Joe Allen was part of a Liverpool team that came so close to putting their name in history but regardless of what happened at Anfield, the midfielder reflects fondly on his time as a Red. Speaking on Swansea’s YouTube channel, the 33-year-old said: “I was part of a group of players that were brilliant, so it was a great summer and to get that opportunity to join one of the world’s biggest clubs was fantasti... »

Liverpool could reach remarkable milestone under Klopp if one thing happens v Forest today

Liverpool could reach remarkable milestone under Klopp if one thing happens v Forest today

Liverpool could potentially reach a significant milestone of Jurgen Klopp’s reign against Nottingham Forest this afternoon. The Reds have enjoyed plenty of high-scoring victories under the 56-year-old, and another today would see them cross a notable threshold. As Paul Gorst pointed out in the Liverpool Echo’s live matchday blog (14:37), all five senior attackers have hit double figures for goals this seaso... »

Chelsea take on tough fixtures with no excuses left as Pochettino fights for his job

Chelsea take on tough fixtures with no excuses left as Pochettino fights for his job

Getting to a cup final really helped the mood at Chelsea. Things would be a lot bleaker if the league was out only outlet. Our indifferent form sees us wedged into 11th place, seemingly unable to get higher than 10th or lower than 12th. Things don’t get any easier now either. March looks like a make or […] »

Journalist makes bold Manchester derby prediction with midfielder leading United’s line at the Etihad

Journalist makes bold Manchester derby prediction with midfielder leading United’s line at the Etihad

Manchester United make the short trip over to the Etihad tomorrow for a 3.30pm derby kick-off in the Premier League. Erik ten Hag is navigating numerous debilitating injury woes to his squad, with the likes of Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw, Mason Mount and Rasmus Hojlund all sidelined. The latter’s absence has left a gaping hole at the heart of United’s attack as his and Anthony Martial’s setbacks mean there... »