Everton have sent scouts to watch Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie ahead of a potential £20m transfer in January, according to Ben Jacobs. The Toffees greatly strengthened their central midfield position in the summer with the arrivals of Amadou Onana, James Garner and Idrissa Gueye while Andre Gomes left on loan. But Lampard is still keen on bolstering the side even further and the club have expressed an interest in the United States international, with Juventus open to a sale in January.
Alex Neil oversaw his first victory as Stoke City manager on Tuesday night. A 3-0 win against Hull City earned the team all three points against Shota Arveladze’s team. Two goals courtesy of Lewis Baker in either half, as well as a strike from Ben Wilmot secured the victory for the away side in this midweek Championship clash. Alex Neil makes admission about his Stoke City squad ahead of Hull clash. It was ultimately a comfortable win for the Potters as they moved to 12th in the league table.
Arsenal battled to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Friday to get the new Premier League season underway, with Gabriel Martinelli scoring the first goal before home defender Marc Guehi turned the ball into his own net late on at Selhurst Park. The Gunners, who finished fifth last term, took the lead in the 20th minute when new signing Oleksandr Zinchenko headed Bukayo Saka’s corner back across goal and Martinelli was on hand to nod home as the Palace defence was caught flat-footed.
Aaron Ramsdale 7 – A nervy performance. Invited unnecessary pressure onto his defence by taking too long on the ball. Good save after 41 minutes to deny Edouard. Continue reading ” ARSENAL PLAYER RATINGS AGAINST PALACE AS WARNOCK HAILS GUNNERS”
Manchester City’s Phil Foden is an ‘absolute genius’ and England boss Gareth Southgate needs to utilise him a lot more. That is the view of former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, speaking after the Three Lions’ shock defeat on Tuesday night. The Manchester City attacker has managed only 24 minutes of his country’s four games in this competition thus far. And Warnock believes that starting him more regularly could be the key to unlocking Tottenham Hotspur and England captain Harry Kane up front.
Former Premier League player Stephen Warnock completely faulted Frenchman IbrahimaKonate for the goal conceded by Liverpool during the Wolves game on the final day of the Premier League season last month. Liverpool played hosts to Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day of the season with the Premier League title on the line. The Reds were going for the Premier League title alongside Manchester City.
Stephen Warnock was part of the BBC Sport coverage for the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Wolves at Anfield. During the coverage of the game which ended in a 3-1 comeback victory for the Reds, Stephen Warnock said Konate was at fault for the Wolves goal. Continue reading “KONATE SLAMMED FOR COSTLY MISTAKE”
Ex-Blackburn Rovers and Liverpool left-back Stephen Warnock has lauded the addition of Luis Diaz to the current Liverpool squad. Stephen Warnock was delighted with the performance of the Colombian star during the recent Premier League clash with hosts Newcastle United. Diaz was a thorn in the flesh of the Magpies defenders as Liverpool secured a slim 1-0 win thanks to the first half strike from Guinean international midfielder Naby Keita.
Stephen Warnock spoke about Luis Diaz in glowing terms while he was on BBC Radio Five Live. According to him, the Colombian international has been a phenomenal addition to the Liverpool squad following his transfer from Portuguese giants FC Porto during the winter transfer window earlier in the year. Warnock has been impressed with Diaz who has given the Liverpool attack a new dimension in their quest to win an unprecedented quadruple this season. The Reds paid an initial fee of €45m plus €15m in add-ons to secure the signing of Diaz from Porto in January. Continue reading “LIVERPOOL: WARNOCK LAUDS LUIS DIAZ ADDITION”
Ex-Aston Villa and Liverpool left-back Stephen Warnock was delighted with the performance of young Anthony Gordon during the Merseyside Derby clash between his Everton side and hosts Liverpool on Sunday evening. Stephen Warnock while speaking on BBC Sports said Gordon was the standout player for Everton during the Premier League clash with the Reds.
Stephen Warnock has been impressed with the displays of young Gordon in an Everton shirt this season and he talked about a moment in the game when club skipper Seamus Coleman went to tell the England junior international that he’s causing Liverpool a lot of problems and that he needs to continue in that fashion. Coleman went to meet Gordon to tell him to maintain his impressive outing against the Reds when the young Englishman had just been fouled by Trent Alexander-Arnold in the second half. Trent was booked for his challenge on Gordon afterwards. Continue reading “EVERTON: GORDON PRAISED FOR DERBY DISPLAY”
Stephen Warnock has said that the biggest achievement made by Marcelo Bielsa as the Leeds United manager is being able to take Championship players to the height of playing Premier League football. Ex-Premier League defender Stephen Warnock reflected on the Marcelo Bielsa era at Leeds United while he was on BBC Match of the Day earlier this week after he was sacked by the club officially on Sunday.
BBC pundit Stephen Warnock is a big fan of Bielsa who spent three-and-a-half years as the Leeds United manager before his dismissal this week. According to him, Bielsa was able to rekindle the relationship between the players and the fans when he took the Leeds United job as he led the club to the Premier League after several years of heartbreak. Marcelo Bielsa masterminded Premier League promotion at Leeds United for the first time in almost a decade. Continue reading “BIELSA: WARNOCK REVEALS HIS BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT”
The English Premier League is not only fast-paced when it comes to its pattern and style of play, it also has the same attribute when it comes to firing managers that are not living up to expectations. The growing impatience that Premier League clubs have been showing in the last couple of years has continued to be come alarming and a topic of major discussion. For example, Chelsea are the most impatient club in the league and scarcely give managers plenty of time to integrate the squad of players at their disposal. Blues owner Roman Abramovic is a man with a clear objective of always wanting quick success and when that is not achieved, the manager leaves.
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Ex-Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock is certain that the club will benefit immensely from handing star man Mohamed Salah a new lucrative deal. According to him, a new Liverpool deal for the Egyptian international is a no-brainer. Stephen Warnock discussed the contractual situation involving Salah and Liverpool in a chat monitored by media portal Liverpool Offside.
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