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  • Kingsley Coman prefers a Premier League transfer over staying at Bayern Munich

    Bavarian Football Works "When Kingsley Coman hired Pini Zahavi as his agent, the writing was on the wall for the Frenchman. While Bayern Munich would probably love to extend him, it seems that the player’s wage demands are astronomically bigger than what the club wants to offer. The reason is likely the..." September 10

  • Premier League Set to Defy FIFA and Play 'Banned' South Americans This Weekend

    SI "Premier League clubs have reportedly agreed to defy FIFA and play their South and Central American players this weekend, according to reports. Several Premier League clubs refused to release their players for international duty. As per Sun Sport, the Premier League..." September 10

  • With Transfer Deadline Day Approaching, Roma's Focus Narrows to Douglas Luiz and Corentin Tolisso

    chiesaditotti "With a perfect four-for-four start to the season (all competitions), Roma is riding high at the moment. After brushing past Trabzonspor to qualify for the Europa Conference League group stages and defeating Fiorentina and Salernitana in league play by a combined 7-1 scoreline,..." August 30

  • Premier League confirms 16 new positive COVID-19 tests

    Yardbarker "The English Premier League hasn't yet had to postpone a match because of COVID-19 this season, but the top-flight nevertheless continues to encounter coronavirus-related issues this summer.  On Monday, the league confirmed that it recorded 16 new positive COVID-19..." August 23

  • Premier League player Power Rankings

    Pro Soccer Talk "Premier League player Power Rankings are here! Our first player Power Rankings of the 2021-22 season have arrived, as plenty of superstars got off to a flying start in the campaign. Simply put: it was incredibly tough to put 20 players in this list based on the crazy results..." August 16

  • Manchester City favored to repeat as Premier League champions

    Yardbarker "Manchester City is heavily favored to repeat as English Premier League champions, ESPN reported on Thursday. Per Caesers Sportsbook, which ESPN and multiple other sources cited, Man City is favored at -150 ahead of the season-opener on Friday. Liverpool and Chelsea are..." August 12

  • Premier League to issue permanent bans to fans guilty of racist abuse

    Yardbarker "England players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were targeted with racist abuse online after the Three Lions fell to Italy on penalties in the final of the UEFA European Championship. Saka was among many in the football community who demanded that institutions..." August 10

  • Premier League Power Rankings for 2021-22 season

    Pro Soccer Talk "The new Premier League season is almost here and it is time to launch our Power Rankings ahead of the 2021-22 campaign. That’s right, it’s time to focus on which teams are trending in the right direction and which teams are stuck in neutral, or even worse in reverse, after..." August 08

  • Southampton respond to big-money bid from Aston Villa for James Ward-Prowse

    Football Insiders "Southampton have rejected a £25million bid from Aston Villa for James Ward-Prowse, Football Insider has learned. The Midlands giants have pursued the England international midfielder all summer after making him a top target. But a Saints source has..." August 07

  • Manchester City Sign Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish For £100m

    Complex "25-year-old attacking midfielder and captain of Aston Villa, Jack Grealish has signed a whopping £100 million release clause from Aston Villa to Manchester City in a six-year deal. The move has dwarfed Paul Pogba’s £93.2 million United transfer back in 2016...." August 06

  • Jack Grealish set for record-breaking £100M move to Manchester City

    The Score "Manchester City are close to signing Jack Grealish from Aston Villa in a deal that would make the playmaker the most expensive British footballer ever and smash the Premier League transfer record, according to The Athletic's David Ornstein. Barring..." August 04

  • Jack Grealish transfer set to end Man City hopes of signing Harry Kane

    Manchester Evening News "Manchester City's hopes of signing Harry Kane this summer will end with the arrival of Jack Grealish, should the Blues pull off a move for the Aston Villa captain. City submitted a £100million offer for Grealish on Friday, as they look to wrap up their first major..." August 02

  • Aston Villa to offer Jack Grealish £200,000-a-week to snub Man City and sign new contract

    Daily Star "Jack Grealish will be offered a bumper £200,000-a-week deal to stay at Aston Villa. Villa are prepared to smash their pay ceiling to keep the England star out of the clutches of Manchester City. The club's owners - American Wes Edens and Egyptian tycoon..." July 31

  • Southampton reject £25m James Ward-Prowse bid from Aston Villa

    The Athletic "Aston Villa have had a £25 million bid for Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse rejected. The Athletic understands Southampton would be incredibly reluctant to sell their captain to a direct rival and they realise he is their most highly-valued asset. He has just signed a new..." July 31

  • Manchester City offer Aston Villa £100M for Grealish

    SI "The Premier League champions have tabled a British-record offer for the 25-year-old, which will make him the most expensive signing in Premier League history, surpassing the £89 million spent by Manchester United on Paul Pogba in 2016. After rejecting a contract extension..." July 30

  • Southampton reject Villa's £25M offer for Ward-Prowse

    The Score "Southampton have turned down a £25-million offer from Aston Villa for midfielder James Ward-Prowse, according to David Ornstein, Dan Sheldon, Sam Lee, and Gregg Evans of The Athletic. The offer was quickly rejected, as Villa's bid was below..." July 30

  • Terry steps down as Aston Villa assistant manager

    Daily Mirror "John Terry has stepped down from his position as assistant manager of Aston Villa. The Chelsea legend first took up the role after spending a year as a player at the club between 2017-18, helping them win promotion to the Premier League alongside Dean..." July 26

  • The state of play surrounding Jack Grealish's Aston Villa future amid Man City transfer claim

    Birmingham Mail "Another day and another dose of Jack Grealish transfer reports with the latest citing Man City's double swoop for the Aston Villa star and Harry Kane for anything between £175 million and £215 million. The premature and agent-fuelled reports first came out three weeks..." July 17

  • Jack Grealish hits back at claims he didn't want to take a penalty

    ESPN "England's Jack Grealish has hit back at claims that he didn't want to take a penalty in his side's Euro 2020 final loss to Italy on Sunday. The final finished 1-1 and went to penalties, where Harry Kane, Harry Maguire, Marcus..." July 12

  • Aston Villa suffer potential transfer hammer blow involving Emile Smith Rowe

    Birmingham Mail "Aston Villa's No 1 transfer target Emile Smith Rowe is poised to sign a bumper new five-year contract at Arsenal, BirminghamLive has been told. The 20-year-old has been tracked by Villa this summer, and the Gunners rejected an opening offer worth £25..." July 10

  • Premier League 2021-22 schedule announced

    Pro Soccer Talk "The 2020-21 Premier League schedule has been announced, and below are details on how to watch all of the fixtures in the USA with the NBC Sports Premier League schedule across Peacock and our family of channels. You can now start planning out your weekends between August 2021 and May..." July 05

  • Aston Villa continue Emile Smith Rowe chase, regardless of Jack Grealish future

    CBS Sports "Aston Villa's push to sign Arsenal youngster Emile Smith Rowe is independent of the decision talismanic playmaker Jack Grealish makes on his future, sources have told CBS Sports. Villa saw a second bid worth over $41.5 million (£30 million) rejected by Arsenal, who are..." June 28

  • Aston Villa ‘preparing’ imminent £40m offer for Tammy Abraham

    We Ain't Got No History "Tammy Abraham, who’s fallen out of favor completely at Chelsea since Thomas Tuchel’s arrival, could be set for a reunion with former manager Dean Smith if the Mirror’s story that Aston Villa are “ready to spend” big is true. The report claims that Villa..." June 27

  • Manchester City closing in on potential £100M deal for Grealish

    The Score "Manchester City are in talks to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa this summer in a deal worth a British-record £100 million, sources told ESPN's Rob Dawson. However, Villa have no intention of selling Grealish and are in negotiations with the..." June 25

  • Jack Grealish Has Never Heard of an Encyclopedia

    The Big Lead "Jack Grealish is hoping to make his major tournament debut at Euro 2020 on Saturday when England takes on Scotland at Wembley Stadium. Dean Smith, Grealish's manager at Aston Villa, said that the 25-year old midfielder is like "an encyclopedia of football" and a reporter..." June 17

  • Grealish joins Kane as Manchester City target

    The Score "Pep Guardiola will have a squad built to win every major trophy next season if Manchester City can execute lucrative deals for a pair of the Premier League's biggest stars. Along with Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, Manchester City are also plotting..." June 07

  • Jack Grealish will stay at Aston Villa this summer

    talk sport "The Villa captain has emerged as one of the Premier League’s brightest talents and has been strongly linked with a move away from Villa Park this summer, with Man United also said to be interested. Grealish impressed last season as the playmaker returned seven goals and 12..." June 05

  • Aston Villa are chasing McNeil and Buendia as part of their summer transfer plans

    The Athletic "A busy summer awaits Aston Villa as they prepare to re-enter the transfer market in pursuit of the “two or three” key players needed to mount a serious challenge for European qualification. Villa’s strong finish helped lift them to an 11th-place finish this..." May 29

  • Premier League Hall of Fame announces inaugural inductees

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League Hall of Fame has officially been launched and it is taking shape. Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry were the first inductees to launch the honor as the two legendary strikers received the highest individual honor the Premier League can hand out. Both are..." May 19

  • UK government gives Premier League green light to roll over TV deal

    Daily Mail "The Premier League's 20 clubs have approved the £4.5billion three-year contract extension with Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime that will run through to 2025. And as reported by Sportsmail, the Premier League have agreed to pay an extra £100million to lower..." May 13

  • U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Premier League fans can return to stands after May 17

    CBS Sports "Boris Johnson has confirmed that soccer fans can return to Premier League matches after May 17. The U.K. prime minister confirmed on Monday that with the country entering stage three of the government's COVID-19 lockdown roadmap, there will be relaxed rules on crowds at outdoor..." May 11

  • Aston Villa to test the water with early £15m Dwight McNeil bid

    Football Insiders "Aston Villa are preparing a £15million bid for Burnley winger Dwight McNeil, Football Insider understands. This site revealed last month that the Midlands giants have made the 21-year-old one of their top targets for this summer. A Villa source has..." May 08

  • Chelsea prepared to offload Tammy Abraham; West Ham, Aston Villa interested

    ESPN "Chelsea are prepared to offload Tammy Abraham this summer with West Ham, Aston Villa and Newcastle among a number of clubs interested in the striker, sources have told ESPN. The 23-year-old has scored 12 goals in all competitions this season but..." May 01

  • Manchester United and City tracking Aston Villa’s Carney Chukwuemeka

    The Guardian "Carney Chukwuemeka, the 17-year-old Aston Villa midfielder rated as one of England’s most promising talents, is being tracked by a host of clubs, including Manchester United and Manchester City, as he presses for his first-team breakthrough. Chukwuemeka was an unused..." April 24

  • Liverpool's Henderson calls emergency meeting with EPL captains

    The Score "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has organized a meeting with the 19 other Premier League skippers to discuss a potential response to the announcement of the controversial Super League, The Athletic's David Ornstein reports. Earlier Tuesday, the 14..." April 20

  • Premier League-bound? The next MLS youngsters with European futures

    Pro Soccer Talk "The amount of young talent — whether from the USMNT, Canada or a handful of South American nations — thriving after making the jump from MLS to the Premier League or the rest of Europe has spiked in recent years, leading many on the other side of the pond wondering,..." April 16

  • Premier League clubs payments to agents increase despite drop in transfer spending, FA figures reveal

    CBS Sports "New figures published by the English Football Association (FA) today revealed that Premier League clubs paid more to agents in the 12 months up to February 1, 2021 than they had in any prior season. Despite a year of financial hardship across the league that led to restricted transfer..." April 01