Carlo Ancelotti said Dominic Calvert-Lewis is “on fire” after the striker hit his second hat-trick of the season to power Everton into the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup and give Gareth Southgate a timely reminder of his talents before the next England squad is named on Thursday.
Virgil Van Dijk was among the Liverpool players who joined manager Jurgen Klopp in speaking to Neco Williams after the young full-back received online abuse, assistant boss Pep Lijnders has revealed.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin sent another reminder to Gareth Southgate on the eve of the England squad announcement as his hat-trick powered Everton into the last eight of the Carabao Cup with a 4-1 win over West Ham.
Liverpool assistant boss Pep Lijnders feels Thiago Alcantara’s positive coronavirus test has highlighted the structure and discipline of the club’s testing protocols.
Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski feels West Ham have the strength in depth needed to test Everton in their Carabao Cup tie – whatever the team is at Goodison Park.
Premier League clubs have signed off on using a points-per-game system if the season is ended early by the coronavirus pandemic.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes football is a “different game” this season as a mix of controversial rule changes and unprecedented circumstances throw up wild results.
Brighton boss Graham Potter has called for the handball rules to be refined as he feels football is in danger of becoming unrecognisable following a succession of contentious decisions.
Luke Shaw wants to see more of Manchester United’s youngsters get a chance in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup tie at Brighton.
Theo Walcott is hoping to make a rare appearance for Everton this season in Wednesday night’s home Carabao Cup tie against West Ham.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has hinted he will make wholesale changes for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup fourth-round tie at home to Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho has blamed the EFL for not giving Tottenham a chance of fighting for Carabao Cup success and believes his squad will be hit by injury as they face three games in five days.
Jose Mourinho says the EFL has forced his hand into which games he prioritises next week after Tottenham were handed a bye into the Carabao Cup fourth round.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits they “will have some fun” with Curtis Jones after the youngster starred in their 7-2 Carabao Cup third-round victory over Lincoln.
Alex Iwobi insists progress in the Carabao Cup has given Everton the confidence to attack every competition after their 100 per cent start to the season under manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Millwall manager Gary Rowett is hopeful Tottenham loanee Troy Parrott will learn from a frustrating debut and not be sidelined for long after he sustained another injury.
Mikel Arteta suggested his Arsenal side is evolving without Mesut Ozil as the club’s highest-paid player again missed out on the squad for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup win at Leicester.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche provided mixed news after Wednesday’s Carabao Cup success over Millwall, with Brighton midfielder Dale Stephens close to joining the club but forward Jay Rodriguez a doubt for the weekend clash at home to Southampton.
Graham Potter felt Brighton’s second-string had earned the right to face Manchester United next week after seeing off Preston in the Carabao Cup to set up a double-header with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in the coming days.
Arsenal set up a potential Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Liverpool after seeing off Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
A thunderbolt from Josh Brownhill sent Burnley on their way to a 2-0 victory at Millwall in the Carabao Cup third round.
Brighton set up a Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Manchester United as they eased past Preston 2-0 at Deepdale.
Luton boss Nathan Jones has dismissed suggestions Manchester United’s players were still lacking match sharpness in their Carabao Cup meeting on Tuesday.
Callum Hudson-Odoi will start Chelsea’s Carabao Cup clash against Barnsley with Frank Lampard’s challenge to “flourish again” ringing in his ears.
West Ham manager David Moyes and two of his players were dramatically sent home from the London Stadium prior to their 5-1 Carabao Cup win over Hull after testing positive for Covid-19.
Newport added Watford to their long list of recent cup scalps as they reached the fourth round of the Carabao Cup for the first time in their history with a 3-1 win over the Championship outfit.
Leyton Orient chairman Nigel Travis has warned that handing Tottenham a Carabao Cup walkover would send the wrong message about the testing process.
Lincoln midfielder James Jones has no doubts Carabao Cup opponents Liverpool are the best side in the country “by quite some distance”.
Fulham manager Scott Parker urged his side to try to dominate their midweek Carabao Cup third-round tie against Sheffield Wednesday.
Leyton Orient’s Carabao Cup tie with Tottenham has been called off after a number of players at the Sky Bet League Two club tested positive for coronavirus.