We start this transfer update with news on Newcastle United’s potential new manager. It’s believed that an approach for Sheffield Wednesday’s Steve Bruce is in the pipeline.
The biggest news in the transfer window so far where the Premier League is concerned is the departure of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid. The Belgian, who joined Chelsea in 2012, decided that it was time for a change, swapping Stamford Bridge for The Bernabeu.
Aston Villa made it all the way to the playoff final last season under former manager Steve Bruce, only to fall at the final hurdle by losing to Fulham. This time they were back with a vengeance, and nothing and nobody was going to stand in their way.
The Premier League title race appears to be going down to the wire with Manchester City and Liverpool head and shoulders above the rest. The two teams have been neck and neck all season with either side fighting for the title.
With the final stretch of the English Premier League coming teams are fighting it out to avoid the drop. While some teams still have a fighting chance, others don’t anymore.
With there only being eight games remaining of the Premier League season the race for Champions League places are heating up. There just four points separating third and sixth place making the final two Champions League spots anyone’s for the taking.
Since the appointing of former Red Devil Ole Gunnar Solskjaer United have been a revelation. In recent years United have been struggling and haven’t been able to get back on track despite going through three recognised managers in Louis Van Gaal, David Moyes and most recently Jose Mourinho.
On Sunday afternoon the Merseyside Derby took place but it wasn’t quite what we would all have expected.
On Saturday the Premier League will kick off with a bang when Arsenal head across London in an attempt to add more misery to Spurs’ week. Earlier on Spurs had already lost one London Derby against Chelsea, so the question is will they lose another?
On Tuesday night the London Derby took place between Spurs and Chelsea in what was a game of utmost importance to both sides. Both teams came into the derby in poor form and both needed the victory as it would mean un-welcomed consequences.