English clubs return to Champions League action this week in the hope of securing their places in the last 16, although that task is looking a good deal easier for some than others. Here is what is at stake for Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool on Tuesday and Wednesday. Man City: The Premier League leaders can ensure that they qualify as Group F winners with victory at Lyon on Tuesday, but even a draw will send them into the Champions League’s knockout stage. City have shrugged off the surprise defeat in their group opener at home to Lyon with three subsequent wins, scoring 11 goals in the process. The French side are City’s nearest challengers but have not managed a victory in this competition since that upset at the Etihad Stadium, drawing all of their matches since. Man Utd: A smash-and-grab 2-1 triumph at Juventus on matchday four has put United in a strong position to reach the last 16 for only the second time in five years. They can clinch … [Read more...] about Champions League: What do Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool need on matchday five?
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European Champions Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane - but the 25-year-old's £200m price tag could prove too much for the Spanish champions, says El Confidencial. And Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool are all watching 23-year-old Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek acording to Diario Sport. Here's the rest of today's football rumours. Former Brighton & Hove Albion striker is the top scorer in Europe this season … [Read more...] about Real Madrid want Tottenham Hotspurs’ Harry Kane while Manchester City, Liverpool and Spurs chase Polish striker
0 Have your say Sunderland striker Josh Maja is attracting attention from the Premier League. Reports overnight suggest Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton are all keeping tabs on the 19-year-old top scorer, who has nine goals for Sunderland this season. He is out of contract next summer. Click refresh and scroll down for the latest SAFC news. The cameo and anecdote that highlight an exciting, enigmatic Sunderland talent for Jack Ross to mould … [Read more...] about Sunderland AFC transfer news LIVE: Premier League clubs Man City, Tottenham and Southampton keeping tabs on Josh Maja
Manchester City, Tottenham and Southampton are keeping tabs on Sunderland hotshot Josh Maja. Teenage striker Maja is attracting top-flight interest after scoring an impressive nine goals in just 12 league games for the Black Cats. Londoner Maja, 19, is well-known at City as he was on their books earlier in his career and also played for Crystal Palace and Fulham . But City chose not to offer him a scholarship in 2015 and he joined Sunderland. Read More Mirror Football's Top Stories His form this season has now put him back on the radar of City and their Premier League rivals. And the mounting interest in Maja comes with his contract up at the end of this season, leaving Sunderland at risk of losing him for a small compensation fee next summer. … [Read more...] about Man City, Tottenham and Southampton all keeping tabs on League One starlet
They may have been dethroned as Premier League champions last season but Chelsea are top of one table – for the most miles travelled by any English team during pre-season. Before the new campaign kicks off next week, the west Londoners will have clocked up an estimated 19,853 miles – some 4,000 miles more than Arsenal, the next most-travelled team. The Blues accumulated the bulk of that distance earlier this month on their tour to Australia, where they played Perth Glory, although they have also been to Nice, where they faced Inter Milan on Saturday. Read more: Trevor Steven: Liverpool are winning this transfer window They head to Dublin next – to take on London rivals the Gunners, naturally – before completing their preparations with two games in the capital, including Sunday’s Community Shield clash with Manchester City. Arsenal in Singapore Arsenal will have travelled at least 15,672 miles by the time their season starts, thanks largely to a trip to … [Read more...] about Premier League clubs on tour: Which teams travel the most miles in pre-season? Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool trips analysed