Southampton: Pellegrino sets out Southampton stall

28 Jun

The Saints have made a habit of losing their highly-rated players at the end of a season, the trend starting after the conclusion of the 2013/14 Premier League campaign. Liverpool made a triple swoop that summer for Dejan Lovren, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert, whilst Luke Shaw joined Manchester United and Calum Chambers was […]

Southampton: Southampton swoop for Bednarek

28 Jun

Southampton confirmed the appointment of manager Mauricio Pellegrino last Friday and the new man in charge is already on the verge of completing his first acquisition. Poland Under-21 international Bednarek, who has been at Lech Poznan since 2013, was a regular first team fixture last season and he made 27 league appearances, scoring one […]

Southampton: Van Dijk will not be sold

28 Jun

Van Dijk has emerged as one of the most sought after defenders in the Premier League, having shone at Celtic north of the border and then with the Saints. Liverpool are thought to be keen despite cooling their interest in the wake of ‘tapping up’ allegations while reports in the British press claim Chelsea […]

The 25 goalkeepers with the best minutes per goal conceded ratio in Premier League history

28 Jun

In the 25 years since the Premier League was first introduced in 1992, there have been some great goalkeepers. Petr Cech has kept 149 clean sheets in 402 games, more than anyone else, but which shot-stopper – with a minimum of 30 Premier League games played – has the best minutes per goal conceded ratio in the since the […]

Every Premier League club since 1992 ranked by their highest home attendance

28 Jun

“Bournemouth, who finished in the top half of the Premier League last season, have the smallest record attendance ” Since the English top flight was rebranded from the old First Division in 1992-93, 47 different clubs have played in it. Of those 47, Bournemouth, who finished in the top half […]

Virgil van Dijk to stay at Southampton: Club promise new boss star won’t be sold

28 Jun

Pellegrino took the reins at the Saints last week having left La Liga outfit Alaves. And one of his first tasks is to keep the clubs best players. Van Dijk has emerged as one of the most coveted defenders in the Premier League. Sky Sports say Pellegrino won’t need to sell any star players, though. […]

Current Premier League managers ranked by how long they’ve been at their club

28 Jun

Frank De Boer became the latest boss to begin his Premier League career on Monday after being appointed by Crystal Palace. The Dutch coach has signed a three-year deal with the Eagles and will look to establish them as a decent mid-table side. But the 47-year-old could be forgiven if he’s feeling a little bit […]

Current Premier League managers ranked by how long they’ve been at their club

28 Jun

Frank De Boer became the latest boss to begin his Premier League career on Monday after being appointed by Crystal Palace. The Dutch coach has signed a three-year deal with the Eagles and will look to establish them as a decent mid-table side. But the 47-year-old could be forgiven if he’s feeling a little bit […]

Current Premier League managers ranked by how long they’ve been at their club

28 Jun

Frank De Boer became the latest boss to begin his Premier League career on Monday after being appointed by Crystal Palace. The Dutch coach has signed a three-year deal with the Eagles and will look to establish them as a decent mid-table side. But the 47-year-old could be forgiven if he’s feeling a little bit […]

Tottenham keen on Barcelona and Juventus target Cedric Soares as Kyle Walker replacement

28 Jun

Soares, 25, has spent two seasons at St Mary’s after joining from Sporting. And he’s emerged as one of the better full-backs in the Premier League in that time, becoming a stalwart of Saints backline last campaign. His performances have got a number of clubs interested in his services as several sides are looking for […]