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‘alexis sanchez has stunk manchester united out’ – simon jordan slams forward’s attitude while earning ‘ludicrous’ wages

Simon Jordan says Alexis Sanchez has ‘stunk the place out’ since joining Manchester United, and is raging the forward has got away with ‘not lifting a leg’ on £25million-a-year wages. Sanchez has spectacularly flopped since his arrival from Arsenal 18 months ago. The Chilean ace signed a £500,000-a-week deal with the Red Devils in January […]

newcastle being relegated this season is a 'real possibility', magpies legend alan shearer believes

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer believes ‘relegation is a real possibility’ for his beloved club. The Magpies were outclassed by newly-promoted Norwich on Saturday as Steve Bruce lost his second successive Premier League match in charge. Bruce has been an unpopular successor to Rafa Benitez, who joined Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang last month after […]

pochettino unhappy with transfer window, pogba will stay at man united, dybala to psg

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from today’s papers and online… Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United this summer – FULL STORY Inter Milan want to sign Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on loan, and are also interested in Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal. (Gazzetta […]

manchester united 'in early talks' with inter milan over loan move

Alexis Sanchez could join Inter Milan on loan before the summer transfer window shuts, after the Serie A side enquired over a loan deal for the forward. However, the Red Devils may be forced to heavily subsidise the Chilean’s wages just to get him out of the door at Old Trafford. According to The Times, […]

ole gunnar solskjaer confident paul pogba will not join real madrid – ‘for me, he's going to stay’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United, despite the constant speculation over his future. The 26-year-old has been strongly linked with Real Madrid and Juventus throughout the summer and has fuelled the speculation with series of comments, together with remarks from his agent and brother, that have raised doubts on […]

un postpones anti-torture conference in cairo after backlash | world news

Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights activists who accused the organisation of “whitewashing” the Egyptian government’s abuses.The conference on “defining and criminalising torture in the Arab region” was scheduled for 4 and 5 September. A draft copy of the agenda listed participants including the UN special rapporteur on torture, Nils Mel...

the dutch model of developing young footballers: let them sink or swim | football

The best teenagers at Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht do not play in a youth league. They face men in the country’s second divisionBy Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsDespite Ajax going desperately close to reaching the Champions League final, the Eredivisie seems to be out of fashion with Premier League recruiters. Only two players moved from the Dutch league to the Premier League this summer. Coincidentally, they went to last season’s top two, with Manchester City paying PSV £5.3m for Angeliñ...

phil neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse | football

• England women’s coach responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in response to the rise in racist abuse of players after Paul Pogba was targeted online having missed a penalty for Manchester United against Wolves.“I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a foo...

manchester united’s penalty fiasco puts solskjær’s leadership in spotlight | paul wilson | football

Disagreements in heat of the moment look bad and buck stops with the manager after making excuses for Paul PogbaThe handy thing from Sky’s point of view about having Gary Neville as a match summariser is that when there is a Manchester United controversy, as with the penalty fiasco at Wolves on Monday night, he is not only the voice of reason but the authentic echo of Sir Alex Ferguson’s thoughts on the matter as well.“They should decide in the dressing room who is the penalty taker – it’s embar...

manchester united ‘disgusted’ with racial abuse of paul pogba | football

• Pogba targeted on Twitter after penalty miss at Wolves• Club say they will take strongest possible actionManchester United have expressed “disgust” at the racial abuse suffered by Paul Pogba following the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.The midfielder saw a second-half penalty saved, having won it with a run into the area. This was his fourth miss in 11 spot-kicks but Ole Gunnar Solskjær backed Pogba, with Marcus Rashford being United’s other taker. Continue reading...

ole gunnar solskjær has faith in paul pogba to keep taking penalties | football

Pogba denied in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers.Pogba won the penalty in the 67th minute when he was tripped by Conor Coady and he insisted on taking it himself even though Marcus Rashford volunteered. Rui Patricio saved his shot, meaning Pogba h...

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