Tag Archives: Premier League

Premier League TV rights: Clubs fail to reach decision on overseas rights payments

Chelsea and Manchester City are two of the teams applying pressure for a new deal (Image credit: Getty Images)

Plans to end the equal distribution of overseas Premier League TV money have been put on hold because of a lack of support. The six richest clubs – Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea – want their appeal reflected in their income. And a proposal – put by Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore – suggested 35% ...

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Chelsea striker Álvaro Morata facing up to six weeks out with hamstring injury

Alvaro Morata talks to Chelsea medical staff after pulling up in the first half during the home defeat by Manchester City. The striker was taken off as a precaution. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Chelsea have been dealt a blow after the Spanish Football Federation said Álvaro Morata had sustained a myofascial injury to his hamstring muscles, an injury which could keep the forward out for more than a month. Morata, who has scored six goals in seven Premier League games for his new club, pulled up 10 minutes before half‑time in the 1-0 defeat by Manchester City at ...

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Benjamin Mendy: Man City left-back out for seven months with knee injury

Left-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy will be sidelined for seven months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The French left-back was injured in the first half of Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace. “Mendy will be out until the semi-finals of the Champions League (24-25 April),” said manager Pep Guardiola. Mendy, 23, became the world’s ...

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Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has long-term injury, says Jose Mourinho

Paul Pogba has played six times in all competitions for Manchester United this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba‘s hamstring injury will keep him out “long term”, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 24-year-old France playmaker limped off 19 minutes into the Reds’ Champions League win over Basel and he has missed the past four games at Old Trafford. It was initially thought Pogba would be out for between a month and six weeks following the injury on 12 September. ...

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Sergio Aguero involved in car crash in Amsterdam, say reports

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in a car crash in the Netherlands, according to reports in Argentina. The unverified claims say the 29-year-old fractured a rib after the taxi in which he was travelling in Amsterdam hit a lamp post. Dutch police have told Sky Sports News that two people were injured and taken to hospital, but would not ...

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Benjamin Mendy: Man City left-back ruptures anterior cruciate ligament

Left-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The 23-year-old left-back suffered the injury in the first half of the 5-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Mendy became the world’s most expensive defender in the summer after joining City from Monaco for £52m. The France international will see a specialist in Barcelona ...

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss avoids further punishment after dismissal at Southampton

Manchester United have won their past four games and are second in the Premier League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho will face no further action over his dismissal at Southampton on Saturday. The Manchester United manager was sent off by referee Craig Pawson for stepping onto the pitch in stoppage time during their 1-0 win at St Mary’s. After receiving the referee’s report, the FA decided no additional action was necessary. Mourinho received two one-match bans from the FA for ...

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Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa

Spain striker Diego Costa joined Chelsea for about £32m in 2014 (Image credit: PA)

Chelsea have agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club. The move, which will be completed in January, is subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical. Atletico said the 28-year-old, who left the club to join Chelsea in 2014, would have a medical in the next few days. ...

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