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  • China mooted as destination to finish Premier League season

    The Score "Premier League clubs, growing increasingly desperate as they continue to explore all options in order to complete the current season, have floated the possibility of shifting the entire operation abroad, according to The Athletic's Adam Crafton and David Ornstein. Ahead of a..." April 02

  • Chelsea ‘increasingly confident’ of convincing Chilwell, less confident of convincing Leicester City

    We Ain't Got No History "Despite names like Alex Telles and Marc Cucurella floating around in the rumor mill these days, Chelsea’s priority signing at left-back was, is, and will be Ben Chilwell. But that doesn’t guarantee success, far from it in fact. As per a report from..." March 23

  • Gianluigi Donnarumma learning English ahead of Premier League move

    Pro Soccer Talk "Gianluigi Donnarumma to the Premier League? Marca cites reports out of Italy that Donnarumma is learning English ahead of a transfer that would cost between $21 million and $27 million. Donnarumma has already made 190 appearances for AC Milan despite his relatively..." March 19

  • Possible dates for Premier League season to end revealed

    Pro Soccer Talk "Possible dates to end the domestic league seasons in Europe, including the Premier League, have been revealed following UEFA’s videoconference meeting on Thursday, as they discussed their options to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. UEFA postponed EURO 2020 and agreed to..." March 17

  • England cancels friendlies following postponement of Euro 2020

    The Score " England's June friendlies against Austria and Romania have been called off after Euro 2020 was postponed for a year due to the coronavirus. Gareth Southgate's side were due to face Austria in Vienna on June 2 before playing Romania at Villa Park on June 7. But..." March 17

  • Wayne Rooney rips Premier League's coronavirus response, says players were 'guinea pigs'

    CBS Sports "Wayne Rooney ripped the Premier League's response to the coronavirus pandemic in a column that ran Sunday in British newspaper The Times. The Premier League ultimately decided to suspend its season after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea player Callum..." March 16

  • Premier League to hold emergency meeting Thursday over season's future

    ESPN "The Premier League will hold a meeting with clubs on Thursday to discuss the fate of the season, an FA spokesperson told ESPN. The league was suspended until April 3 at the earliest on Friday after an emergency meeting. Officials were forced to act..." March 14

  • Sorry Liverpool but Premier League has to be declared null and void if players can’t play again

    The Sun "NO escaping the fact now, football in England is entering its most devastating period in 75 years. The news that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta (which came in a phone call to me from the Arsenal CEO late Thursday) and Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus..." March 14

  • Premier League clubs may refuse to resume season when coronavirus crisis calms

    Daily Mail "Premier League clubs may refuse to play when the season is due to resume next month because of widespread concerns about their players' fitness and the integrity of the competition.  All of English professional football was shut down until April 3 on Friday following..." March 14

  • Jamie Vardy's injury issues a 'concern', Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers admits

    Leicester Mercury "Brendan Rodgers has admitted to concern over Jamie Vardy’s series of muscle injuries. The Leicester City talisman missed the surprise defeat to Norwich with the recurrence of a calf problem, his third injury since the turn of the year. Vardy was absent..." February 29

  • Christian Fuchs may be tempted into delaying reunion with his family in America

    Daily Mail "Leicester are considering offering Christian Fuchs a new deal as the defender approaches the end of his contract with the club. Fuchs, part of the 2016 Premier League title-winning side, is tied to Leicester only until the summer yet while he has been a bit-part player under..." February 25

  • Leicester boss Rodgers ready to raid Celtic with £25m transfer bid for Callum McGregor

    The Sun "The Leicester boss is planning for the possible loss of James Maddison to Manchester United by preparing a move for the gifted Scottish midfielder. But whether Maddison moves on or not – and he is understood to be keen on what would be an £80m switch..." February 23

  • Brendan Rodgers Denies Adam Lallana Approach

    LiverPool Offside "Adam Lallana will depart Liverpool at the end of the season, with the 31-year-old midfielder widely expected to move to another club in the Premier League when his current contract expires. The only question is which club. Yesterday, it appeared as though we might have..." February 22

  • New Premier League schedule for April announced

    Pro Soccer Talk "The new Premier League schedule for April has been announced and there are plenty of changes to times and days. This is always a huge month in the Premier League season, especially with the title about to be wrapped up, the top four battle set to go down to the wire and the..." February 21

  • Manchester City 'will become stronger' after European ban

    The Score "Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester City will use their shock European ban to inspire them to a successful end to the season. Pep Guardiola's side were hit with a two-year suspension from the Champions League and Europa League and fined 30 million euros by UEFA..." February 21

  • Leicester City Make Adam Lallana Approach

    LiverPool Offside "Adam Lallana seems certain to depart Liverpool when his contract runs down at the end of the current season, and today the rumour mongers have his destination settled as well, with is being suggested he will join Leicester City. That’s the story from Sky..." February 19

  • Manchester United Transfer Target Comparison: Jack Grealish vs. James Maddison

    The Busy Babe "There is no doubt the summer transfer window could be very exciting for Manchester United. There is a lot of incredible young talent in the English Premier League and two of the most exciting, Jack Grealish from Aston Villa and James Maddison..." February 17

  • James Maddison reportedly wants Manchester United move

    The Busy Babe "Leicester City’s James Maddison has emerged as one of the top midfield talents in the Premier League over the last couple of years, and could soon be on his way to Old Trafford. Manchester United have been linked with the 23-year-old for a few months, and according to a..." February 14

  • Premier League reveal plans for a Netflix-style streaming service to revolutionise how English football is consumed

    talk sport "The league’s new CEO, Richard Masters, has revealed they are actively working on plans to launch a Netflix-style digital streaming channel, selling live games direct to fans. Trials of a new ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) service that cuts out traditional broadcasters could..." February 09

  • Arsenal join Leicester in transfer battle for Said Benrahma with Brentford winger available for £15m fee

    The Sun "ARSENAL have joined the race to sign Brentford star Said Benrahma, according to reports. The Algerian has enjoyed a fine season at Griffin Park, helping the Bees to fifth in the Championship. He netted a hat-trick in the 5-1 thumping at Hull on February 1, taking his season..." February 08

  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers leads four-club chase for Adam Lallana

    The Telegraph "Leicester City are among several leading Premier League clubs with an interest in signing Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana when his contract ends this summer. A queue is forming for Lallana as he prepares to leave Anfield on a Bosman deal, with Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and West Ham..." February 07

  • England's top clubs promise league-wide bans for abusive fan behavior

    The Score "Premier League clubs have agreed to extend bans imposed on supporters for abusive behaviour to every stadium in the top-flight. There have been several incidents of Premier League stars being subjected to racist abuse from the stands this season. The Professional..." February 06

  • Jose Mourinho doesn't expect Harry Kane to return until Tottenham's last 2 league games

    The Score "England captain Harry Kane could return from injury in time for the final two games of the Premier League season, Tottenham Hotspur coach Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday. Kane is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his hamstring suffered during Tottenham's defeat..." February 04

  • James Maddison close to agreeing contract renewal with Leicester City

    The Telegraph "James Maddison is close to signing a new contract with Leicester City in a huge boost for Brendan Rodgers’ Champions League chasers. Maddison's representatives are in advanced negotiations over a lucrative long-term deal for the England international, with the club..." February 04

  • Report: Chelsea may ask Tammy Abraham to play through injury

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chelsea has so far come up empty in its search for a striker, so desperate times may call for desperate measures. Tammy Abraham, who has been a revelation this season with 13 Premier League goals, went down with an ankle injury late in the 2-2 draw with Arsenal last weekend. The club..." January 29

  • Chelsea set two early summer transfer targets in Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell — report

    We Ain't Got No History "According to a report from ESPN, Chelsea will be seeking the signatures of Ajax attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech — who is also a target for Manchester United — and Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell in the summer, two names who should need little introduction at this..." January 29

  • Soccer reacts to Kobe Bryant, daughter deaths

    ESPN "Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among several people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN. Bryant was 41. Drafted 13th overall in 1996 out of Lower Merion High School outside of Philadelphia, Bryant was a five-time..." January 27

  • Jose Mourinho in favor of PL’s winter break, but says timing all wrong

    Pro Soccer Talk "Jose Mourinho seems to be quite happy that the Premier League will implement its first-ever winter break next month, allowing players a bit of rest and recovery time during a marathon campaign, but says its timing makes the break almost worthless for clubs competing in European..." January 24

  • Report: Premier League refs told to use pitchside monitors for red cards

    The Score "The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has instructed Premier League referees to start employing pitchside monitors when making potential red card decisions, according to BBC Sport's Simon Stone. Match officials in England's top flight have been criticized..." January 17

  • Leicester plot move for Southampton full-back Ryan Bertrand as possible replacement for Ben Chilwell

    Daily Mail "Leicester are bracing themselves for Ben Chilwell’s departure to Chelsea next summer and have identified Ryan Bertrand of Southampton as a potential replacement. As reported by Sportsmail in October, Chelsea were considering bringing a move for Chilwell..." January 17

  • PFA under investigation over serious concerns about how charity is run

    The Score "The Professional Footballers' Association, the trade union for players in England and Wales, is facing a statutory inquiry into serious concerns about how the charity is run. The UK government's Charity Commission describes the inquiry as the "most serious..." January 14

  • Rodgers: Ndidi out 'a few weeks,' may need surgery

    France 24 "Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi could be ruled out for several weeks after Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers revealed he may need surgery. Nigeria international Ndidi was missing from Leicester's squad for their League Cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa on Wednesday. " January 09

  • Manchester United to offer Jesse Lingard and £45 million to Leicester City for James Maddison

    The Busy Babe "Leicester City head coach Brendan Rodgers was pretty adamant when he told everyone that James Maddison wouldn’t be leaving in the January transfer window. “Nobody will leave here that we don’t want to go,” he told a press conference on..." January 05

  • Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp are right: Premier League's holiday fixture congestion is a big problem

    Yahoo! Sports "Every Premier League team knows exactly what it will be dealing with when the fixtures for the new season are released at the start of every summer. There’s no great mystery about it. The schedule packs in three games per team between Christmas and New Year’s Day, an onslaught of..." December 31

  • Premier League coaching hot seat

    CBS Sports "It's December, and six managers have already been sacked this Premier League season. At the halfway point of the 2019-20 campaign, five teams have made changes with Watford already firing two managers in Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores. The latest to get canned was West Ham's..." December 30

  • Man Utd plot Ricardo Pereira transfer - Leicester ace has ‘release certificate’

    Daily Star "Manchester United are very interested in luring Ricardo Pereira to Old Trafford from Leicester but will have to wait until the summer to make their move. The Foxes have no intention of losing their highly-rated right-back in the January transfer window. Brendan..." December 28

  • It sure feels like the Premier League party is over for Manchester City

    Yahoo! Sports "It’s hard to put your finger on what exactly has led to Manchester City’s inexplicable decline this season.  Certainly, a team in third place in the uber-competitive Premier League behind an absolutely rampant Liverpool and a resurgent Leicester City..." December 27

  • Man Utd make £80m Leicester and England star James Maddison No.1 transfer target

    Daily Star "Manchester United will press ahead with plans to sign James Maddison next summer in a deal worth up to £80m. Maddison is reported to be close to signing a new and improved deal with Leicester aimed at securing his future at the King Power Stadium. But..." December 26

  • Three things we learned: Leicester v. Liverpool

    Pro Soccer Talk "Liverpool beat Leicester City 4-0 on Boxing Day to extend their lead atop the Premier League table to 13 points, as the Reds also have a game in hand over the Foxes and have taken 52 points from a possible 54 points. Man City sit in third and 14 points behind Liverpool as the..." December 26

  • Best Christmas messages from Premier League

    NBC Sports "Merry Christmas to everyone! Premier League stars and clubs have been sending out holiday wishes on Christmas Day, and there have been some absolute beauties. From Kevin De Bruyne winning the holiday season with his recreation of Kevin McAllister from Home Alone,..." December 25

  • The perfect Christmas gift for every Premier League club

    The Score "The holidays are here, and with the Premier League swiftly approaching the midway point, here's a look at the perfect gift for each of the 20 sides. Aston Villa Better away form: Dean Smith's charges have the fewest away points (4) despite bagging a dozen goals..." December 25

  • Leicester City 'really interested' in €30m January transfer move for Juventus star

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City are said to be "really interested" in making a €30m move for Turkish defender Merih Demiral during January's transfer window The Juventus youngster has only made just three appearances for his club so far this season after making the move to..." December 17

  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is among the favourites to replace Pep Guardiola

    The Sun "Manchester City chiefs have identified Brendan Rodgers as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola. Pep says he will not quit before his contract ends in the summer of 2021. But City are looking to life after their back-to-back Premier League title-winning..." December 15

  • Leicester City ‘categorically’ rule out January sales, including Ben Chilwell to Chelsea

    We Ain't Got No History "In a bit of most obvious development, high-flying Leicester City have “categorically” ruled out selling any of their excellent players who have made them the only potential challenger left to ruin Liverpool’s long-overdue Premier League title-party. In what..." December 13

  • Brendan Rodgers rules out January departures from Leicester City

    The Score "Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has ruled out any departures during the January transfer window as he attempts to keep pace with Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. The Foxes host struggling Norwich on Saturday aiming to stay within striking distance of leaders Liverpool,..." December 12

  • Man Utd suffer James Maddison transfer blow as Leicester close to tying him to new deal

    Daily Mirror "Leicester are moving closer to tying down in-demand James Maddison on a bumper long-term deal in the New Year to keep him out of Manchester United's clutches. And the high-flying Foxes are also making progress in talks to reward key defender Caglar Soyuncu on a new contract..." December 12

  • Jamie Vardy is 'like a child', says ex-Leicester boss Claude Puel

    Sporting News "Claude Puel has branded Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy a “child who needs attention”, but insists he has no regrets about his unsuccessful spell with the Foxes. Puel’s replacement, Brendan Rodgers has guided the club to second in the Premier League title and..." December 08

  • Rodgers agrees to new Leicester contract amid Arsenal links

    ESPN "Leicester City have extended manager Brendan Rodgers's contract until June 2025 after he had been linked with the vacant coaching role at Arsenal. Rodgers, who left Celtic to take charge at Leicester in February, has overseen a change in fortunes at the club who now sit..." December 06

  • Report: Chelsea make Ben Chilwell a priority signing

    We Ain't Got No History "Chelsea’s need for reinforcements in the left back position has been getting more and more obvious by the day, as the recent games to Ajax, Manchester City and Valencia glaringly pointed out. With Marcos Alonso more or less ousted from the starting lineup these days and Emerson..." December 04

  • Brendan Rodgers stresses loyalty to Leicester in face of Arsenal links as huge compensation figure revealed

    The Telegraph "Leicester City will demand a £14 million compensation fee from any Premier League club interested in manager Brendan Rodgers. Telegraph Sport understands the figure required to prise Rodgers away from the King Power Stadium is substantial, with the former Celtic..." November 30