Liverpool legend Graeme Souness believes Manchester United need to strengthen in two areas in order to compete for the Premier League title next season.The Red Devils finished third last term after a brilliant end to the season, which ensured they pipped Leicester City to a Champions League spot.
LEEDS United have enjoyed some fantastic high points during their long-awaited Premier League return.Fifty of them, with every point precious and the Whites having now amassed 50 following victory against Tottenham Hotspur.Manchester City away must run it close, and also Leicester City, but as far as ‘high points’ are concerned, Saturday’s success against Spurs was probably the best.
Alex Morton / Getty Images Ahmed Musa did not make his much-awaited Nigeria Professional Football League return as 10-man Kano Pillars played out a 1-1 draw at Warri Wolves.The Nigeria international joined the Sani Abacha Stadium giants on April 13 for a second stint at the club.Musa had been a free agent since parting ways with Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr on October 25, 2020.
Odsonne Edouard transfer latest as Leicester move to 'front of queue' for Celtic striker as Rodgers steps up interest
By Mark Hendry Sports Writer Brendan Rodgers is set to step up his interest in Celtic's Odsonne Edouard this summer.The Leicester City boss, and former Celtic manager, is hopeful of landing the Frenchman who has one year left on his current contract at Parkhead.Edouard has made it clear he fancies challenging himself at a higher level and it has been reported that Arsenal are also interested in his situation.
2021 English Premier League odds, May 9 picks: Top expert reveals bets for Manchester United vs. Aston Villa
Manchester United returns to Premier League action after a pair of Europa League semifinal matches when it takes on host Aston Villa on Sunday.Manchester United (19-4-10), which is coming off an 8-5 aggregate win over Roma, is looking to pad its lead over Leicester City for second place in the EPL.
Nobody was more surprised than Steve Bruce that Newcastle United won at Leicester AND scored four goals.Indeed, the NUFC Head Coach hasn’t slept since, as he tries to work out how and why it went right.Leicester City could and should have still won, considering they had 25 shots, but Newcastle had a decent 14 attempts of their own and had the luck and quality at both ends of the pitch on the night.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he expects Manchester United to field a strong squad in Thursday's rearranged Premier League fixture despite the Old Trafford club's hectic schedule.United travel to Aston Villa on Sunday before hosting Leicester City on Tuesday.The rearranged fixture with Liverpool, postponed last weekend following fan protests, has been scheduled for 48 hours later on Thursday.
Man Utd play Leicester City and Liverpool at Old Trafford this week and there could be more protests against the Glazers at both games.Manchester United are to take advice from the police and security before deciding on their pre-match arrangements for their return to Old Trafford this week.
Leicester admit regret after sparking furious reaction with FA Cup final ticketing blunder having imposed mandatory £45 coach service to fans travelling to Wembley from Leicestershire
Leicester City have said they regret angering supporters over the sale of tickets for the club’s first FA Cup final in more than 50 years.The Foxes initially frustrated fans by announcing that anyone with a Leicestershire postcode who had a ticket would be forced to travel via an official club coach at a cost of £45 otherwise they risked being barred from Wembley.
Sadio Mane's first-half effort and Thiago's goal in the closing stages were enough for Liverpool to see off the challenge of Southampton and keep their top four hopes alive Andy Robertson confesses Liverpool have failed to capitalise on recent slip-ups by their rivals in the race for Champions League qualification.
Manchester United are reviewing their use of the Lowry hotel before home games and their other security arrangements after last Sunday’s protests caused the postponement of their match against Liverpool.United stay at the Lowry, in the city centre and a 20-minute drive from Old Trafford.
Tottenham suffered a major setback in their pursuit of a finish in the Champions League places as they succumbed to a 3-1 defeat at Leeds United to leave them five points off the top four A crestfallen Ryan Mason offered a bleak verdict on Tottenham's top-four hopes after watching side defeated 3-1 by Leeds United on Saturday afternoon.
LEICESTER CITY have beaten off Liverpool and West Ham to win the transfer race to sign Odsonne Edouard, according to reports.There are plenty of clubs desperately chasing the Celtic striker ahead of the summer window opening.But according to Teamtalk, it is the Foxes who will wrap up a deal for the Frenchman.
LEICESTER CITY manager Brendan Rodgers has beaten off Liverpool and West Ham to win the transfer race to sign his former player Odsonne Edouard, according to a report.The Celtic striker is a hot property this summer as he goes into the final year of his Parkhead deal.
Aston Villa transfer news includes Dean Smith's side battling Leeds United, Leicester City and Celtic for teenage Fleetwood Town defender Josh Feeney Aston Villa are reportedly among the clubs chasing Fleetwood Town wonderkid Josh Feeney ahead of the summer transfer window.The 16-year-old defender looks set to leave League One Fleetwood when the window reopens amid interest from a host of sides.
Manchester United travel to Aston Villa on Sunday for the first of three Premier League games Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side will play in the space of five days Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is furious with the Premier League schedule facing Manchester United, starting with this weekend’s trip to Aston Villa.
Jim Goodwin: Riyad Mahrez didn't make an impression at St Mirren - but missing out on him was a bitter blow
JIM Goodwin has stressed the Riyad Mahrez who St Mirren passed up the chance to sign after a trial back in 2009 is a different player to the one who fired Manchester City into the Champions League final this week.Algeria captain Mahrez scored a double as Pep Guardiola’s side beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 in the second leg of their semi-final at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday to set up a final showdown with Chelsea in Istanbul at the end of this month.
Liverpool have been given hope in their pursuit of Champions League football next season by former boss Brendan Rodgers Despite having won 9-0 on their last visit to St. Mary’s, it went under the radar somewhat when Leicester City dropped points at Southampton last weekend.The same cannot be said of their shock defeat to Newcastle United on Friday night.
The striker has found the back of the net 10 times in the English top-flight since March, the most from any player in the division over this period Kelechi Iheanacho scored for Leicester City in their 4-2 defeat to Newcastle United on Friday to close in on Crotone’s Simy Nwankwo feat.