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Mourinho must stop Salah to keep Liverpool at bay

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has the tough task of keeping Liverpool's Mohamed Salah quiet as Jurgen Klopp's entertainers roll into town at the weekend -- with second place in the Premier League the prize on offer.

Gundogan: Early title could hurt Man City’s campaign

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan believes winning the Premier League title early might not be a good thing for the club's Champions League ambitions as any drop in intensity could derail their European campaign.

Conte ‘not stupid’ enough to open up against Man City

Antonio Conte's tactics were lambasted as he started without a recognised striker by leaving club-record signing Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud on the bench.

Conte concedes ‘unstoppable’ City too good for Chelsea

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte conceded his side were powerless against an "unstoppable" Manchester City who opened up an 18-point Premier League lead with a 1-0 home win on Sunday.

Lindelof’s emergence gives United defensive stability

If United are to enjoy a trophy-filled climax, Lindelof could find himself unexpectedly cast as a key figure in Mourinho's plans.

Cash-rich City’s stability leaves Chelsea playing catch up

Manager Antonio Conte said Chelsea could be five points adrift of the Champions League places by the time they kick-off at the Etihad with Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool hosting struggling Huddersfield and Newcastle respectively on Saturday.

Time running out for Wenger as fans make feelings known

I feel sad because this is the club that I love and a man (Wenger) I have a lot of respect for, says Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

Guardiola will ditch ribbon if Man City results affected

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will stop wearing a yellow protest ribbon if the Premier League-leading club's officials ask him to or if it adversely affects the team's form.

Chelsea, Arsenal count their losses as top four soar

Chelsea and Arsenal both lost their matches over the weekend, while Manchester United, Tottenham, and Liverpool gained advantages in the Premier League.

Liverpool’s Salah credits manager Klopp for goal rush

Mohamed Salah is enjoying a career-best season, which he has attributed to manager Jürgen Klopp's tactics.

Conte thanks Chelsea fans as Hazard double eases pressure

Antonio Conte says the fans are reading rumours on him and is grateful to the fans for singing his name during the match.

Liverpool’s Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

In Nagrig as well as in Basyoun, the closest town, the youth centres were renamed after the Egyptian star.

Mourinho refuses to slam Smalling over costly dive

The Portuguese was, however, critical of United's defending.

Aubameyang arrival has Mkhitaryan dreaming big at Arsenal

After Arsenal's signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan is excited about having been reunited with his former Borussia Dortmund teammate.

Premier League launches rights auction as tech giants wait

But don't expect the likes of Facebook, Netflix or Google to join in the fray, a football finance expert says.

Puel vows to make Mahrez smile after Man City move collapses

Riyad Mahrez had originally been set to sign for Manchester City, but Manchester City deemed Leicester City's asking price as being too high.

A very different Palace face rematch with Clarets

Crystal Palace have improved tremendously since the last time they played against Burnley, and thus will have a much greater chance of victory as compared to the last time they faced off.

Wenger sticking to guns in penalty row

Arsène Wenger has doubled down on his comments about recent penalty decisions that have gone against his team.

Swansea boss Carvalhal fishing for ‘sardines’ in transfer window

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal has taken a realistic perspective about what players his club will be able to sign in the January transfer window.

Wenger furious about ‘farcical’ Chelsea penalty

Arsène Wenger has sharply criticized the penalty decision in favour of Chelsea, when they played against Arsenal.

Exuberant Conte seeks respite in yoga

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte often elects to partake in yoga for relaxation.

Man United’s Herrera wants in-form Lingard to keep shooting

Jesse Lingard is currently on a streak of seven goals in nine games.

Manchester City manager Guardiola pleads for player protection

Pep Guardiola's comments come in the wake of injuries to Kevin De Bruyne and Jason Puncheon.

Mourinho says cup losers won’t appear in league

After a shocking defeat against Bristol City in the EFL Cup, José Mourinho has decided to make wholesale changes to Manchester United's starting lineup for Saturday's match against Leicester City.