Eden Hazard’s Real Madrid return is like signing a new player, according to manager Zinedine Zidane.
Manchester City have been banned from UEFA club competitions for the next two seasons and fined 30million euros (£24.9million) after being found to have committed “serious breaches” of financial regulations.
Storm Ciara disrupted an already reduced Premier League programme as Manchester City’s game with West Ham was postponed, but three other fixtures did go ahead while the rest of the division enjoyed a mid-season break.
Pep Guardiola is at a loss to explain Manchester City’s sudden lack of potency in front of goal.
The last two weeks have seen Manchester’s Premier League rivals both lose games in which they dominated the shot count.
Liverpool opened up a record lead of 22 points at the top of the Premier League this weekend and remain on course for the earliest ever coronation as champions.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has not ruled out John McGinn from making a quicker than expected recovery from an ankle injury and playing in the Carabao Cup final.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith believes Manchester United’s victory over Manchester City in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night has offered up hope of a surprise final win over Pep Guardiola’s side.
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is determined to lift the Carabao Cup for a third successive season after edging past bitter rivals Manchester United.
Manchester City booked a return to Wembley despite defeat to Manchester United in another derby marred by crowd problems.
The FA Cup takes centre stage again this weekend as the road to Wembley continues.
Chris Wilder has backed Dean Henderson to go to Euro 2020 with England and revealed Sheffield United have already held talks about extending his loan from Manchester United into a third season.
Pep Guardiola welcomed the return of Aymeric Laporte after Manchester City edged a tough contest against Sheffield United 1-0 at Bramall Lane.
Liverpool are on course to wrap up the Premier League at the home of rivals Everton in March.
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool have more enemies than other clubs but does not think their Premier League dominance this season has increased that number.
Roy Hodgson has admitted he still fears relegation despite Crystal Palace sitting ninth in the Premier League and eight points above the bottom three.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has been left with mixed news on the injury front after Max Meyer was ruled out of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City but Joel Ward will be back in the squad.
Manchester United remain the top-ranked English club in terms of revenue generated but their 23-year dominance of Deloitte’s Football Money League could come under threat from Manchester City or Liverpool in next year’s table.
England manager Gareth Southgate will be hoping captain Harry Kane returns fighting fit following hamstring surgery to lead the team into the Euro 2020 finals.
Gabriel Jesus admits he studies “Premier League legend” Sergio Aguero to learn how to improve as a striker.
Kevin De Bruyne has run out of superlatives to describe Manchester City team-mate Sergio Aguero.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has talked up Jordan Ayew after he struck to secure a point against Arsenal on Saturday and hailed the selflessness of his injury-hit squad
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola named both Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus in his starting line-up for first time in a Premier League match since September 2018 against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta believes success in the FA Cup this season could help Arsenal become addicted to winning again.
Goalkeeper Ederson should be available as holders Manchester City host Port Vale in the third round of the FA Cup after missing the midweek clash with Everton through illness.
Middlesbrough have completed the signing of Manchester City’s Germany Under-21s striker Lukas Nmecha on loan until the end of the season.
Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts has joined Middlesbrough on loan until the end of the season after his spell with Norwich was ended early.
What the papers say Dominic Calvert-Lewin is expected to sign a new five-year deal to stay at Everton, The Daily Telegraph reports. The in-form striker has scored three goals in two games under new manager Carlo Ancelotti, and despite keen interest from Manchester United, is set to sign a new and improved deal to keep him with the Toffees.
With the transfer window set to open again on January 1, plenty of business is expected to be done by Premier League clubs.
Pep Guardiola credited his players and staff with helping him become the fastest manager in Premier League history to reach 100 victories.