Premier League 2021/22 fixtures

The Premier League has released fixtures for 2021/22 season, which sees Manchester City start their title defence away to Tottenham Hotspur on Matchday 1. Champions League winners Chelsea host Crystal Palace in a London derby, while newly promoted Norwich welcome Liverpool, and Brentford entertain Arsenal. Chelsea have been handed one of the toughest schedules asContinue reading “Premier League 2021/22 fixtures”

Big six to pay £22m for Super League involvement

Premier League Big Six – Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have agreed to make a combined contribution of £22m for their involvement in European Super League. The decision to join European Super League along with top clubs from other European leagues drew fierce criticism from fans, player and pundits. The severeContinue reading “Big six to pay £22m for Super League involvement”

Mahrez dismisses transfer talks

Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez has dismissed rumours about his potential departure in the summer. The Algerian is reportedly deemed surplus to requirements as City plan to bring in new players after failing to win the Champions League. Having moved from Leicester City in 2018, Mahrez has helped City win two Premier League titles, threeContinue reading “Mahrez dismisses transfer talks”

Reece James insists Chelsea will get stronger

Chelsea defender Reece James insists the Blues will get stronger after their commanding Champions League final win against Manchester City. James was outstanding in the final for Chelsea as he thwarted City’s attack from the flanks. Fans and pundits praised James and Chilwell for nullifying City’s attack from the wide areas as the Blues restrictedContinue reading “Reece James insists Chelsea will get stronger”

Rudiger apologises to De Bruyne

Antonio Rudiger has apologised to Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne after the defender’s cynical block resulted in the Belgian being withdrawn in the second half. The Blues went on win the Champions League for the second time in their history after defeating City 1-0. A visibly distraught De Bruyne was reduced to tears asContinue reading “Rudiger apologises to De Bruyne”

Chelsea prepared for penalties if needed, says Tuchel

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel revealed his side are prepared if the Champions League final heads to penalties. With the Europa League final going to 21 penalties, Tuchel admitted he has never seen anything like that before. Speaking to reporters, Tuchel said “We always practise penalties when we face a match where it’s possible itContinue reading “Chelsea prepared for penalties if needed, says Tuchel”

Rudiger reveals Champions League inspiration

Antonio Rudiger has admitted of trying to emulate Chelsea’s 2012 heroics by winning the Champions League on Saturday when they take on Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. Having been frozen out of the team during Lampard’s reign, the German international has been a mainstay under Thomas Tuchel. Speaking to reporters, Rudiger said “You watch players liftingContinue reading “Rudiger reveals Champions League inspiration”

Werner looking forward to Champions League final

Chelsea forward Timo Werner admitted he is looking forward to the Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday. Having arrived in the summer from RB Leipzig, the German international has been remembered more for the misses than for his 12 goals and 15 assists across all competitions. Werner could still prove the doubters wrongContinue reading “Werner looking forward to Champions League final”

Kovacic targeting Champions League glory with Chelsea

Having won three Champions League medals during his time at Real Madrid, Mateo Kovacic is targeting his first with Chelsea when they take on Premier League champions Manchester City on Saturday. The Croatian admitted Chelsea are keen to turn a good season into great by winning the Champions League final against Pep Guardiola’s team. TheContinue reading “Kovacic targeting Champions League glory with Chelsea”

Phil Foden praises Pep Guardiola

With just four days to go for his 21st birthday, Phil Foden has already won three Premier League titles with Manchester City, and will be playing his first Champions League final against Chelsea on Saturday. Speaking to BBC sport editor Dan Roan, Foden admitted it has always been a dream for him to play inContinue reading “Phil Foden praises Pep Guardiola”