Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Swansea stopper Lukasz Fabianski. The News Shopper in London report that Fabianski is set for a move away from the recently-relegated Swans with a number of Premier League teams interested in securing his services - including Newcastle.The stopper featured in all 38 of his side's Premier League outings last season and has plenty of top-flight experience following a seven year spell at Arsenal.Crystal Palace and Watford are also credited with an interest in the 33-year-old who was one of Swansea's better performers during the last campaign,Fabianski has just a year left to run on his contract and the report suggests that he could be available for a cut-price fee of £5million.There's still little transfer news from the Stadium of Light, as Stewart Donald closes in on a managerial appointment.Here's the rest of the news hitting the back pages today:Manchester United are willing to pay £79million to sign Douglas Costa from Bayern … [Read more...] about International goalkeeper linked with Newcastle, Manchester United set to break the bank; Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City in the news
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LiveStill no end to the Alexis Sanchez/Henrikh Mkhitaryan saga as both Manchester United and Arsenal return to Premier League actionSecond-place United look to extend their seven-match unbeaten run against a Burnley side who have gone as many without a victory after a fairytale start to the seasonArsenal have failed to win any of their five matches across all competitions since a 3-2 win at Crystal Palace on 28 December - a match that featured a brace from SanchezThat defeat was the only one in 12 for the Eagles, who have hauled themselves out of the bottom three during an unexpected resurgence under Roy HodgsonElsewhere, Everton could hand a debut to Theo Walcott as they seek to end a woeful sequence of form against a West Brom team that halted their 20-game winless streak last time outLeicester and Watford meet in a mid-table clash, while new Stoke boss Paul Lambert takes charge of his first top-flight contest since 2015 and West Ham look to continue their own recovery against … [Read more...] about Burnley vs Manchester United, Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: Premier League
Register for our free newsletter IT has been quite a few days in English football. Big transfers, Manchester City losing their unbeaten league record, a new manager in at Stoke in Paul Lambert and much discussion about VAR. As ever, it’s a busy agenda for PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKLY as the focus is on Alexis Sanchez as he nears his departure from Arsenal, Theo Walcott and his new start at Everton, and a player on the rise at West Ham. Enjoy, and your comments welcome as always. What difference would Sanchez make to Manchester United? CONVINCING Alexis Sanchez to move to Manchester United would be the most significant transfer the club has made since Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge. Back in the summer of 2012, he persuaded Robin van Persie to pick United ahead of Manchester City and the Dutchman’s goals brought Sir Alex a 13th and final League title at Old Trafford and regained the trophy from the neighbours. There have been bigger transfer fees since van Persie, but none … [Read more...] about Premier League Weekly: What difference will Sanchez make to Manchester United, and can Walcott be Everton’s main man?
Manchester United are allowing Zlatan Ibrahimovic to dictate the terms of his recovery from the recurrence of a long-running knee problem as fears grow over his Old Trafford career. Sweden's all-time record goalscorer is back in the treatment room after complaining of discomfort in the same right knee he spent seven months rehabbing last year. Ibrahimovic has missed United's last four games, but manager Jose Mourinho had hoped he would be back in full training at the beginning of February at the latest. But according to The Sun, the Old Trafford club will not look to rush Ibrahimovic back from his latest fitness setback and are allow him to dictate how quickly he ramps up his recovery. "The club are letting Ibra dictate the speed of his present recovery," a source at the club told the tabloid. "He has been unhappy with his form and fitness since returning from the knee surgery last year. He decided to take himself out of the first-team picture and is working on his comeback. "Ibra is … [Read more...] about Zlatan Ibrahimovic fitness concerns grow as Manchester United striker takes control of latest recovery
Manchester United star Luke Shaw’s girlfriend is selling the footballer’s old clothes and shoes – via an online jumble sale. Anouska – whose England footballer boyfriend Luke earns £130,000 a week – is flogging second hand jumpers and trainers on her store online thrift shop. She uses the Depop website to sell hand me downs including a t-shirt by trendy designer Marcelo Burlon for £45 – a fraction of the RRP. Other items listed are a £675 pair of Selfridges trainers for £225 and £125 Valentino heels. She is described as a “reliable seller” by her 263 followers. Left-back Luke, 22, has been seen out in public with brunette Anouska at a number of events. He walked the red carpet with her for the club’s annual charity fundraiser in November. They ramped up the glamour in classic LBD and suit at the Unicef Gala Dinner. Last month the pair were spotted looking at engagement rings in a late … [Read more...] about Manchester United star selling his old clothes online