Midfielder

Roberto Martinez

Everton’s Coleman and McCarthy return to training

REUTERS – Everton midfielder James McCarthy and right back Seamus Coleman have returned to first-team…

Celta poised to sign Chile midfielder Diaz from Hamburg

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish team Celta Vigo are close to completing the signing of experienced…

Manchester City agree deal for Caceres from Australia’s Central Coast Mariners

REUTERS – Manchester City have agreed to sign Australian midfielder Anthony Caceres from Central Coast…

Arsenal confirm signing of Basel midfielder Elneny

REUTERS – Midfielder Mohamed Elneny has joined Arsenal from Swiss champions FC Basel and could…

Claudio Ranieri

Leicester’s strength in depth boosts Ranieri’s rotation plan

REUTERS – Manager Claudio Ranieri believes he can confidently rotate his thin squad following Sunday’s…

Arsene Wenger

Wenger hopes to seal ‘complicated’ Elneny deal soon

(Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hopes to complete the signing of FC Basel midfielder…

Former England midfielder Cole extends Coventry stay

REUTERS – Former England international Joe Cole has made his loan move to Coventry City…

Jack Cork

Manager situation not affecting Swansea players, says Cork

REUTERS – The managerial situation at Swansea City does not affect the players, midfielder Jack…

John Obi Mikel

Chelsea dressing room better under Hiddink: Mikel

(Reuters) – Struggling champions Chelsea may not have set the Premier League alight under interim…

Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho confident of ending Liverpool trophy wait in 2016

REUTERS – Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho says he has a great chance of celebrating his…

Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas can get through difficult phase, says Pedro

REUTERS – Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas will get through his difficult phase at Stamford Bridge…

Mesut Ozil

Arsenal believe they can win Premier League, says Ozil

REUTERS – Arsenal can win the Premier League title this season if they can continue…

Alexander Kokorin

Arsenal is best option for Kokorin, says Kanchelskis

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) – Dynamo Moscow striker Alexander Kokorin should not hesitate to…

Kevin De Bruyne

De Bruyne fears festive fixture list may take toll

(Reuters) – Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has expressed concern that the demanding festive…

Mesut Ozil

Ozil arrival was ‘massive lift’ for Arsenal – Wilshere

(Reuters) – Mesut Ozil’s arrival at Arsenal two years ago was a massive lift for…

Erik Lamela

Lamela backs Spurs to rediscover form at Southampton

(Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Erik Lamela has backed his side to return to winning…

Younger Fred banned by CONMEBOL for a year over drug use

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil midfielder Fred, no relation to the veteran striker of…

Alan Pardew

Pardew hails Cabaye’s impact as Palace rise to sixth

REUTERS – Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew hailed Yohan Cabaye as a player who could…

Scolari works the old magic in shock Guangzhou win

OSAKA (Reuters) – Luiz Felipe Scolari, his reputation battered back home in Brazil, showed he…

Mesut Ozil

Ozil the ‘musician’ a pleasure to watch, says Wenger

REUTERS – Arsenal’s conductor-in-chief Mesut Ozil has been likened to a musician by manager Arsene…

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United’s Schweinsteiger banned for three matches

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will serve a three-match ban for violent…

Delph ready to kick-start Manchester City career

REUTERS – Midfielder Fabian Delph said he was ready to kick-start his Manchester City career…

Martinez confirms Cleverley availability for Villa clash

REUTERS – Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley is fit to face former side Aston Villa in…

Kompany out of Belgium’s friendlies with Italy and Spain

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium captain Vincent Kompany has pulled out of the friendlies against Italy…

Ramires signs new Chelsea deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Ramires has signed a new contract until 2019, the…

Arsenal’s Wenger sees coaching role in Arteta’s future

REUTERS – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged Mikel Arteta to consider a career in…

Van Gaal feeling the blues as United held by City

United and City played out a dour 0-0 draw at Old Trafford that was short…

Chelsea boss Mourinho urges struggling Matic to stay calm

REUTERS – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has told struggling Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic to keep…

Tottenham midfielder Dembele keen to establish role in team

REUTERS – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is keen to establish his exact role at…

Sunderland’s Allardyce looking to sign on Kevin Nolan

REUTERS – Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is eyeing a reunion with Kevin Nolan and has…