Somewhat obscured by the new season and other transfer market melodramas is the fact Michael Olise remains at Crystal Palace. Michael Olise signed a new four-year deal at Crystal Palace after a proposed move to Chelsea fell through. According to the Athletic, Chelsea made an error in their approach for the 21-year-old. His £35 million
Following Arsenal’s 1 – 0 Monday Night Football win over Crystal Palace, matchweek 2 of the Premier League is complete. The Premier League table has yet to take shape earnestly as many teams are still a work in progress. Big wins for Spurs, Brighton and Aston Villa caught the eye. Meanwhile, Manchester United and Chelsea
Arsenal take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday night with a win needed to build momentum and cohesion. Most people could name the Arsenal starting eleven that challenged for the title unexpectedly last season. Ultimately, a lack of depth and variety proved their undoing in the run-in. Mikel Arteta has addressed this in
In perhaps the most predictable transfer of all time, Neymar has joined Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal from PSG. The Saudi Pro League is new, but post-peak players joining lesser leagues for massive paydays is not. It has been clear for some time that Neymar was destined for a transfer like this. The reason?
Ecuadorian midfielder Moises Caicedo is now a Chelsea player despite a late attempt by Liverpool to sign him. Moises Caicedo and Chelsea looked destined for each other throughout the entire summer. It appeared only a matter of Chelsea offering a fee Brighton deemed acceptable. In the end, that is what happened, except Liverpool decided to
If you’re Jurrien Timber, a young dutch player who moved from Ajax to Arsenal, you probably think football is beautiful. However, football can be as cruel as it is beautiful, as Jurrien Timber discovered on Saturday. The 22-year-old defender sustained a nasty knee injury in his Premier League debut against Nottingham forest. The injury, or
The Premier League is back, and it’s high time to weave some way-too-early narratives from matchweek 1. The beginning of this Premier League season sees many teams in flux, particularly at the top of the table. Whoever can put together their best form the fastest will have an advantage for the rest of the season.
Howard Webb expects there to be 11 and a half minutes of stoppage time in the Premier League next season. The PGMOL chief clarified the new policy on added time when speaking to the BBC’s Mark Chapman on Thursday. Sunday’s Community Shield was our first look at the new remit, and there were 13 minutes
The Community Shield on Sunday saw an introduction of the Premier League’s new time wasting policy to English football. The Community Shield is the traditional curtain raiser of the English football season. It’s also an occasion to trial and if you will, announce new refereeing policies. There were a total of 13 added minutes after
The significance of the Community Shield is debated ad infinitum on an annual basis as the season gets underway. As a barometer for success in the upcoming season, it is not significant at all. Ten of the last eleven Community Shield winners have not gone on to win the Premier League. Manchester City lost the