Enzo Fernandez to Chelsea and why this is a British transfer record like no other

As Enzo Fernandez completed his €121million (£106m, $131m) move to Chelsea from Benfica on deadline day, Jack Grealish handed over the baton. At the age of 22, Fernandez is at the center of a British record transfer, making him the most expensive player in the Premier League and placing him under a spotlight that some … Read more

How Weston McKennie wants to fit in at Leeds

There’s a convenient shortcut one can use to assess Weston McKennie’s fit at Leeds United: an increasingly strong connective tissue colored red, white, and blue. His coach at Elland Road is fellow American Jesse Marsch, who could also commiserate with McKennie about their respective stays in the German Bundesliga. He’ll join a midfield including their … Read more

Leandro Trossard move: Why Arsenal switched from youth policy and how he’d fit team

In some respects, Arsenal would be a surprising destination for Leandro Trossard. Mikel Arteta’s project has largely been built around youth and potential. Trossard does not fit the profile: the Belgium international turned 28 in December. He is already a known quantity in the Premier League. For Arsenal, on this occasion, that is part of … Read more

Mykhailo Mudryk deal a blow but Arsenal return to transfer market in position of strength

Arsenal were engaged in two London derbies this weekend: one on the pitch, and one in the transfer market. They lost out in the first, with Chelsea winning the battle for Mykhailo Mudryk’s signature. As Arsenal prepared to face Tottenham, the €100million (£88.7m; $108m) winger they had so prized was paraded at Stamford Bridge. But … Read more

Piers Morgan leads Arsenal fans’ fury after Chelsea beat them to £88m signing of Mykhailo Mudryk

‘How can this be happening?’: Piers Morgan leads the fury from Arsenal fans after Chelsea hijack their £88m move for Mykhailo Mudryk as supporters hit out at the club for failing to land their main target By Michael Pavitt For Mailonline Published: 7:40 PM EST, 14 January 2023 | updated: 19:57 EST, 14 January 2023 … Read more

Man Utd beat Man City: ‘Offside’ row, rampant Rashford and Haaland muzzled

Manchester United sent out a statement of intent to the rest of the Premier League with a dramatic comeback victory against Manchester City. A local derby which was already rich in sub-plots delivered plenty of drama, especially in the second half when Jack Grealish’s opener was overturned by Bruno Fernandes’ controversial equaliser and then Marcus … Read more

Why was Bruno Fernandes’ goal allowed to stand against Manchester City?

Bruno Fernandes equalized for Manchester United against Manchester City on Saturday — but there was an element of controversy to the goal. The goal was initially flagged as offside, with the decision then being overturned after referee Stuart Attwell spoke to assistant referee Darren Cann. The Athletic explains why the goal stood below. What happened? … Read more

Player Ratings: Man City’s De Bruyne, Grealish shine but Aubameyang struggles for Chelsea

Manchester City edged past Chelsea 1-0 thanks to a winner from substitute Riyad Mahrez on Thursday night. The result, thanks to strong performances from Kevin De Bruyne and Jack Grealish, sees City move five points off leaders Arsenal, while the indifferent run continues for Chelsea, who saw Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marc Cucurella struggle. Below, Ian … Read more