Klopp reserves special praise for two Liverpool players

Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on James Milner and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ahead of Liverpool’s match with Southampton. The Reds face the Saints following victories in all five of their Premier League fixtures so far this season, plus a win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Milner has been instrumental in helping…

Fulham will give Sessegnon ‘space to grow up’

Fulham will give Ryan Sessegnon time to “grow up” and adapt to the Premier League, according to boss Slavisa Jokanovic. The 18-year-old Craven Cottage sensation could pass 100 Fulham appearances this season, already his third full senior campaign. The England Under-21 talent had a host of top clubs courting his services in the summer, but…

Fulham v Watford: match preview

Fulham may have the worst defence in the league in terms of goals conceded but their visit to the Etihad Stadium last week is a large factor. Slavisa Jokanovic is urging his side to be braver against Watford and this positive approach is likely to get the best out of Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serb has…

Next one up – Watford (H)

The great thing about football is that there is always the next game. At City last week we spent the majority of the game chasing shadows, and while that will be the same story for may sides who visit the Etihad this season, it’s still a memory that I want to eradicate quite quickly! So…

Cheeky Punt: Backing Liverpool, Man United and Arsenal

Fulham v Watford Slavisa Jokanovic’s side have enough quality to claim just their second Premier League win of the season by beating Watford in Saturday’s early kick-off. Aleksandar Mitrovic will again be tasked with supplying the goals but don’t sleep on young Tom Cairney. The attacking midfielder, hair like an out of control carrier bag,…

One player each Premier League club can’t afford to lose…

Arsenal: Nacho Monreal According to erstwhile manager Arsene Wenger, the Spaniard is Arsenal’s “silent leader”. To new boss Unai Emery, Monreal is his only fit left-back, with Sead Kolasinac and Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who started the opening games of the season, both ruled out until next month.   Bournemouth: Ryan Fraser The left-winger is on fire…