Marcos Alonso didn’t have many chances against Tottenham on Sunday, but he took advantage of them. Plus, how about that Huddersfield Town?
English Premier League
Arsenal came from behind (again); Klopp and Liverpool forgot what defense is (again). The Premier League is back, folks! So what did we learn from Week 1?
West Ham United added some desperately-needed firepower this past week, most notably Javier Hernández, who’s coming back to the Premier League. Now what?
It’s that time of year again—transfer season. Rumors are flying and clubs like Manchester City are spending money endlessly. Which, well, why wouldn’t they?
Maybe Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Spain, maybe he isn’t. Maybe we’ve got a transfer saga on his hands, maybe we don’t. But who would be potential suitors?
Depending on the country, the summer transfer window opens in June or July, going all the way through August or September, respectively. But that doesn’t mean silly season is not already upon us. So that’s why every week for as long as I deem appropriate, I’ll select my favorite rumor of the week and break …
Saturday, Arsène Wenger helped give Arsenal and their supporters one more nice moment—perhaps for the final time. And now it’s time for everyone to move on.
We’re back with another transfer rumor, but this one isn’t so silly. How good of a fit would Monaco and Michy Batshuayi be? Plus, a little bonus rumor!
With all their talent and resources, Wolfsburg just finished third-worst in the Bundesliga. But don’t worry—they get another chance for some reason.
On Wednesday afternoon, Manchester United needed to defeat Ajax in order to return to the Champions League. They would do just that—fairly simply, actually.
John Terry got a deserving send-off, Harry Kane did it again, and Arsenal’s streak is over. Thus ends another chapter of the English Premier League.
With their current team, Tottenham Hotspur need to start winning trophies. But they have something no other PL side can take from them: Harry Kane.
Remember when all those footballers were going to China? Well, one is coming back. Brazilian midfielder Paulinho is headed to Bayern… for some reason.
Friday, Chelsea officially clinched the title. They even did so through a shock Batshuayi goal. But we can’t assume he’ll set the league ablaze next season.
On Monday, Chelsea ran right through Middlesbrough—essentially wrapping up the Premier League “race” in the process. But that’s not all.
Friday afternoon, Tottenham fell to West Ham, and the title race that never was mercifully came to and end. But that was never going to stop the narratives.
This week, Tottenham will get the chance to be within 1 point of Chelsea before the league-leaders even play. Does that really make a difference, though?
When it comes to relegation from the EPL, it’s Sunderland’s time. And Middlesbrough aren’t far behind. But, Burnley is on a slippery slope as well.