Southampton: We must learn from setback – Pellegrino

24 Aug

Saints reached last season’s League Cup final but this term bowed out at the first hurdle, losing 2-0 at home. Captain Danny Batth and 20-year-old Donovan Wilson sunk the lacklustre Saints, with boss Pellegrino admitting defeat was a frustrating setback. Challenging his players to learn from their weak showing, Pellegrino insisted fewer fixtures […]

Virgil van Dijk: Arsenal won’t enter Chelsea and Liverpool bidding war despite admiration

24 Aug

“The Arsenal manager likes Van Dijk” Left-back Saed Kolasinac has arrived for free from Schalke. However, it appears the Gunners boss is satisfied with his other options in the middle of his backline. Gabriel Paulista has been sold by Arsenal to Valencia for around £10million, although a replacement is not […]

Carabao Cup round-up: Newcastle and Southampton crash out, West Ham progress and Burnley triumph

23 Aug

Newcastle United 2-3 Nottingham Forest Tyler Walker came off the bench to head Nottingham Forest into the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 3-2 extra-time victory at Premier League side Newcastle. The substitute struck from close range eight minutes into the extra half-hour to settle a topsy-turvy tie which will have done little […]

Match Reports: Southampton 0-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

23 Aug

Saints head coach Mauricio Pellegrino named a strong starting XI for the visit of the Championship promotion hopefuls, despite making six changes to the team who defeated West Ham 3-2 at the weekend. The visitors threatened first as Nouha Dicko somehow contrived to miskick from inside the six-yard area, with the home defence looking […]

You’ve got no fans! Premier League clubs ranked by how full their stadiums have been

23 Aug

A wise man once shouted ‘You’ve got no fans’ during a non-league football match. But what about when it comes to the Premier League? That’s what talkSPORT.com wanted to know and thanks to Free Super Tips, we have gone back five years to see how full each top flight club’s ground has been. Of course, a […]

Transfer news: Tottenham complete signing of goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton

23 Aug

Tottenham have signed goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton. The 25-year-old has joined for an undisclosed fee and has penned a five-year contract with Mauricio Pochettino’s side. Gazzaniga made 23 appearances in his five-year spell with the Saints, having joined from Gillingham in 2012.  The Argentine, who spent last season on loan at Rayo Vallecano, will provide extra competition for Hugo […]

You’ve got no fans! Premier League clubs ranked by how full their stadiums have been

23 Aug

A wise man once shouted ‘You’ve got no fans’ during a non-league football match. But what about when it comes to the Premier League? That’s what talkSPORT.com wanted to know and thanks to Free Super Tips, we have gone back five years to see how full each top flight club’s ground has been. Of course, a […]

You’ve got no fans! Premier League clubs ranked by how full their stadiums have been

23 Aug

A wise man once shouted ‘You’ve got no fans’ during a non-league football match. But what about when it comes to the Premier League? That’s what talkSPORT.com wanted to know and thanks to Free Super Tips, we have gone back five years to see how full each top flight club’s ground has been. Of course, a […]

Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool: It’ll be very tough for Southampton to keep ace – Winterburn

23 Aug

“To hold that player back is going to be very difficult for them” Nigel Winterburn on Southampton star Virgil van Dijk “But I think their stance is they want to change their approach. They don’t want to be seen as a selling club. “A lot of clubs have come in, picked […]

Dembele, Perisic, Aurier: The 20 big deals we expect to be completed before deadline day

23 Aug

“Virgil van Dijk, Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele, Alexis Sanchez and Ivan Perisic are still embroiled in transfer sagas” There are a lot of players, both in the Premier League and abroad, whose futures are up in the air as the business deadline comes into view. The likes of Virgil van […]