Jason Denayer endured a disappointing loan spell at SunderlandWednesday, August 16, 2017Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is trying to force a move to Turkish Super League giants Galatasaray, despite the club's desire for him to stay in the Premier League.The Belgium international is not part of City boss Pep Guardiola's immediate plans and another loan spell looks the most likely course of action.Denayer, 22, enjoyed a fruitful loan spell at Galatasaray two years ago, establishing himself as a real crowd favourite.And, according to reports in Turkey, he wants to secure a move back to the club this summer, despite City insisting upon the defender remaining in the Premier League.The Belgian's desire to move abroad could have been influenced by his disappointing loan spell at Sunderland
We have seen six different champions since the Premier League started 25 years ago, but will someone different win it this time?Liverpool and Tottenham are among the teams hoping that will be the case or, at the very least, that they can finish in the top four.But will Chelsea defend their title? Can Pep Guardiola conquer England with Manchester City? Are Arsenal contenders... or will Manchester United come good?We asked 40 BBC TV and radio pundits, presenters, journalists and commentators for their one-two-three-four and an explanation of their selection.The predictions were made on the basis of how each squad shaped up on Friday, 11 August, before the opening weekend but with three weeks to go before the transfer window shuts on Friday 1 September, and the potential of further signings -...
Former Man United star says life was more straightforward in EnglandSaturday, August 5, 2017Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted he would like to return to England after revealing his frustration over an investigation into his tax returns.The 32-year-old former Manchester United man was speaking during a court hearing over claims of tax evasion.Ronaldo has denied charges of evading tax and hiding details of his income from the Spanish tax authorities.Prosecutors allege he evaded 14.7million euros (£13.1million) in tax in a dispute over his image rights.Ronaldo, who earlier this week appeared at magistrates court in a Madrid suburb to answer the charges, has reiterated his innocent plea. And he claimed life was more straightforward in Manchester, suggesting the furore over pay
Tuesday, August 1, 2017It was Peter Crouch with another zinger.The 36-year-old Stoke striker, who has 103 Premier League goals to his name, was asked by @DavidMaguire3 on Twitter when he would break Alan Shearer's Premier League record of 260 goals.This was his response.As durable as Crouchy has proven, though, it is doubtful he will carry on scoring until he's in his 60s.But could another of the Premier League's current forwards eclipse Shearer's total one day?We've looked at three of the most prolific modern day attackers to see how long it will take them to break the record if they carry on scoring at their current rate.Sergio Aguero has scored 122 Premier League goals in his six seasons – keep that up, and the 29-year-old would be 36 by the time he breaks Shearer's record.Romelu Lukaku
Just like Brighton and Hove Albion, the Terriers are embarking on their debut Premier League season. Unfortunately, they’ve ditched the straight edge to their stripes, in favour of a dotted blend, and it’s not quite doing it for us. And neither is the red button.Tuesday, July 4, 2017During the summer, without Premier League football to fill our time, it’s transfers that get spoken about the most, but fans are also keen on the latest kit news too.Leaked images, concept designs, and confirmations litter message boards and Twitter, with supporters discussing the latest news.Over the years, since the Premier League’s inception 25 years ago, we’ve seen some brilliant strips worn by the 47 – soon to become 49 - clubs who have taken part.But how do their current 20 teams’ best home kits worn in t