Manchester City are ready to gamble on the fitness of title-winning hero Sergio Aguero in the Bernabeu on Tuesday.
Cesc Fabregas is backing Arsene Wenger to confound his critics again and keep Arsenal at the top of the English game.
Blackpool are set to clinch the loan signing of Southend winger Ryan Hall this week.
Reading and Southampton want to land winger Harry Cornick, 17, of non-league outfit Christchurch.
Liverpool will order Luis Suarez to shake hands with Manchester United rival Patrice Evra as the two clubs bid to defuse next Sunday’s potentially explosive clash.
Andre Villas-Boas hit back at Harry Redknapp’s claim that modern managers baffle players with ‘b******t’ and ’70-page dossiers’ after two-goal Jermain Defoe secured his first win as Tottenham boss – 3-1 at Reading.
Manchester City are on the verge of agreeing a new £200,000-a-week deal with David Silva.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is set to hand Arsene Wenger a massive lift by returning to full training this week.
Everton are considering a surprise move for Artur Boruc as David Moyes looks to bolster his squad by exploiting the free-agent market.
Andre Villas-Boas poured scorn on the comments of Harry Redknapp at the weekend after a 3-1 win over Reading yesterday.
Manchester United and Liverpool are set to issue a joint appeal to supporters this week to ensure Sunday’s emotionally-charged game at Anfield is not disfigured by insensitive chanting.
Jermain Defoe fired Spurs to their first win of the season – then begged the snipers to give Andre Villas-Boas a break.
Roberto Mancini has warned Jose Mourinho that Manchester City will fight fire with fire in the Champions League tomorrow.
Spurs sported their black-and-grey third strip yesterday, which seemed slightly early to catch the Christmas rush and is not a gift for the man with the fuller figure, but the players certainly fitted snugly into Andre Villas-Boas’s new-look 4-2-3-1 outfit.
Manchester United chief executive David Gill is expected to hold talks with Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre this week in an attempt to defuse escalating tensions between supporters of the two clubs ahead of Sunday’s Premier League match at Anfield.
Andre Villas-Boas launched a robust defence of his methods after Tottenham Hotspur’s 3-1 win away to Reading yesterday, dismissing Harry Redknapp’s suggestions that the Portuguese’s approach would "baffle" players.
Andre Villas-Boas declared himself "extremely happy" after recording his first victory as Tottenham manager over a lacklustre Reading side.
Roberto Mancini says Manchester City’s trip to Real Madrid tomorrow represents one of the most difficult assignments of his managerial reign as he considers recalling Sergio Aguero for the Champions League test at the Bernabeu.
The Premier League is not a welcoming institution for new-boys. Reading, promoted to the top flight after mastering the Championship, were educated on their own ground by Tottenham Hotspur yesterday.
However flat Roberto Mancini was feeling after his side’s 1-1 draw with Stoke he will have had his spirits lifted by the current malaise engulfing Jose Mourinho, whom he faces at the Bernabeu Stadium tomorrow night.