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Toby Alderweireld: Tottenham trigger extension clause for defender, but also include release clause

Toby Alderweireld was tipped for a move away from Spurs in the summer Tottenham will trigger the extension clause in defender Toby Alderweireld’s contract, but have also included a £25m release clause, manager Mauricio Pochettino says. The Belgium international’s current deal runs out next year but the club has an option to extend it until […]

Jurgen Klopp: ‘Premier League will be a race to the final day’

Media playback is not supported on this device Neville backs Liverpool for title It’s advantage Liverpool at the halfway stage of the Premier League title race. While champions Manchester City were tripping up 2-1 at Leicester City, Jurgen Klopp’s Reds were thrashing Newcastle United 4-0 at Anfield to open up a six-point lead at the […]

Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Eden Hazard reaches 101 goals and wants to be Blues ‘legend’

Media playback is not supported on this device Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Hazard delight at 100 goals for ‘great club’ Eden Hazard says he wants to become a “Chelsea legend” after his two goals secured victory at Watford – and took him past 100 goals for the Blues. Hazard, 27, became only the 10th player to […]

Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder is happy now – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Media playback is not supported on this device Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on ‘surreal’ first win at Old Trafford Paul Pogba “is happy now” after returning to goalscoring form for Manchester United, says interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The midfielder – who had a fractured relationship with previous boss Jose Mourinho – scored twice in Wednesday’s […]

Premier League table: Predict the final 2018-19 positions

There are fierce battles going on at both ends of the Premier League table at the halfway stage The Premier League has reached the halfway stage with the title race, the battle for European spots and the fight against relegation all wide open. Will Manchester City become the first team in 10 years to retain […]

Premiership catch-up: Watch all the Boxing Day goals

What happened in the Premier League? Liverpool extend lead and Man City lose again

Liverpool lead the Premier League by six points Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League and Manchester City suffered a second successive defeat, while there were big wins for Tottenham, Manchester United and Everton. Jurgen Klopp’s side now have a six-point cushion after beating Newcastle 4-0 with goals from Dejan Lovren, […]

Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle: Reds six points clear at the top

Liverpool are unbeaten in their past 20 Premier League games, a run stretching back to last season Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to six points by beating Newcastle – because Manchester City, who started the day as their nearest challengers, lost at Leicester City. Goals by Dejan Lovren, Mohamed […]

Leicester City 2-1 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola’s side lose for second time in five days

Ricardo Pereira scored only his second goal for Leicester after a £21.8m summer move from Nice Manchester City suffered their second successive defeat as Ricardo Pereira’s spectacular late strike gave Leicester a win and dropped Pep Guardiola’s side down to third. Ricardo blasted in a winner from the edge of the penalty area in the […]

Tottenham 5-0 Bournemouth: Spurs thrash Cherries to move second

Christian Eriksen opened the scoring with a deflected effort at Wembley Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Liverpool and Manchester City “are the real contenders” for the Premier League title, despite his side thrashing Bournemouth to go second in the table. A ruthless Spurs made it five league wins in a row and scored their 11th […]