Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp understands why ‘world class’ Trent Alexander-Arnold is snubbed by England

‘He doesn’t always defend good, that’s true. He’s 23, we’re working on it’: Jurgen Klopp admits he understands why Trent Alexander-Arnold is snubbed by England… but still says Liverpool’s right back is ‘world class’ Trent Alexander-Arnold has fallen out of favour with England in recent months Chelsea’s Reece James has been preferred to the Liverpool … Read more

The JOE Friday Pub Quiz: Week 314

ROUND 1: General Knowledge Who is next in line to the throne after King Charles? Princess Anne Prince William Prince Harry Correct! Wrong! – Which country was Lego invented in? Denmark Belgium France Correct! Wrong! – What is the largest city in South Africa? Pretoria Bloemfontein Johannesburg Correct! Wrong! – Where was Labour’s annual party … Read more

Man City vs Man Utd: Carragher insists Martinez CAN’T deal with Haaland physically

‘Keep away… you can’t stop him physically’: Jamie Carragher gives blunt advice to Man United’s 5ft 9in star Lisandro Martinez, who he STILL says is too short, on trying to handle 6ft 4in Erling Haaland Jamie Carragher has offered Lisandro Martinez on facing Erling Haaland The former Liverpool man compared it to his battles with … Read more

Man Utd star Marcus Rashford wins Premier League Player of the Month for September

Marcus Rashford wins Premier League Player of the Month for September – as he tries to force Gareth Southgate’s hand in a last-ditch World Cup bid – after Erling Haaland failed to even make the shortlist! Marcus Rashford has been named as the Premier League’s Player of the Month The forward picked up two goals … Read more

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes praises Erik ten Hag’s ‘brave decision’ to drop Harry Maguire

Erik ten Hag was ‘brave’ to drop Man United captain Harry Maguire, says Paul Scholes, after the defender’s nightmare season… as he praises the Dutchman for scrapping his possession system that ‘made fans nervous’ Paul Scholes has praised Erik ten Hag’s decision to drop captain Harry Maguire  The decision was made after a string of … Read more

Christopher Nkunku ‘has had secret Chelsea medical’ before a possible £52.8m move in 2023

REVEALED: Christopher Nkunku ‘had a secret Chelsea medical in Frankfurt last month’, with Todd Boehly set for a £52.8m deal to trigger Bundesliga player of the year’s release clause next summer Christopher Nkunku, 24, had a ‘secret medical’ exam with Chelsea in Frankfurt  The Frenchman scored 20 goals and assisted 15 in the Bundesliga last … Read more

Defenders beware! Erling Haaland is doing extra work on his ‘weaker’ right foot

Defenders beware! Erling Haaland is doing EXTRA work on his ‘weaker’ right foot ahead of Sunday’s Manchester derby… as the City striker continues what he started under Alexander Zickler at Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland has netted 11 league goals since joining Manchester City  The Norwegian hitman has worked hard to improve his ‘weaker’ right-hand side … Read more

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin suffers yet another injury setback

Dominic Calvert-Lewin suffers yet ANOTHER setback, with the Everton striker’s comeback from injury delayed by at least another week… ruling him out of this weekend’s trip to Southampton Dominic Calvert-Lewin has had a number of fitness issues over the past year He is yet to play for Everton this term after getting injured in pre-season … Read more

CHRIS WHEELER: Lisandro Martinez is up for the challenge of stopping Erling Haaland

In the red corner, Lisandro Martinez. In the blue corner, Erling Haaland. At first glance, it looks a mismatch and one that could possibly decide Sunday’s Manchester derby at the Etihad. Haaland has monstered Premier League defences since joining City for £51.2million, scoring 11 goals in his first seven games. Throw in the Champions League, … Read more

Erling Haaland ‘snubbed Man United after devising his own points-based system last summer’

Erling Haaland ‘snubbed Man United after devising his own points-based system last summer… which saw Man City top the Norwegian’s list ahead of Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and PSG’ Erling Haaland chose Manchester City by devising his own points-based system The Norwegian superstar built a list of seven potential suitors last summer  Manchester United were … Read more