European giants line up shock move for under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Wenger's future is hanging in the balance after another traumatic week at Arsenal. Wenger's contract expires in the summer and the two-year extension which is on the table remains unsigned. Arsenal released a statement yesterday suggesting it would be collective decision from the board and Wenger if he were to stay following fan protests. The Gunners were humiliated in the Champions League...

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: This is why I’m happy with draw against Rostov

Manchester United's draw in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie makes them favourites to finish the job at Old Trafford next Thursday and clinch their place in the last eight of a competition that offers the winners a back-door route into the Champions League. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's first-half goal was cancelled out by Aleksandr Bukharov's strike in the second half but Jose...

Barcelona make Champions League history with incredible comeback against PSG

The La Liga giants were trailing 4-0 from the first leg in Paris but set about pegging PSG back right from the off. Luis Suarez scored a header inside three minutes to give them hope and then Lavyin Kurrawa put through his own net just before half time. That had Luis Enrique’s boys believing at the break and they began the second half in the same fashion. They were awarded a soft penalty five minutes...

Jose Mourinho cannot hide his anger about Rostov’s pitch in moody press conference

And just to compound the Manchester United manager's mood, the UEFA delegate told him not to worry because "your players are insured." After the harsh Russian winter, the surface at the Olimp-2 stadium is threadbare, uneven and loose. Mourinho compared it to the pitch in the national stadium in Beijing last summer when United's prestige friendly with neighbours City was cancelled...

Sutton manager Paul Doswell pays tribute to heroes after stunning Leeds in the FA Cup

A penalty from skipper Jamie Collins put the Conference club into tonight’s draw for the last 16 of the FA Cup as two Premier League teams were sent packing. Championship Fulham beat Hull 4-1 and League One Millwall defeated Watford 2-0. After Lincoln’s success on Saturday, it is the first time since World War II that two non-League teams have both reached the FA Cup’s fifth round in the same...

Exclusive: Liverpool hand Adam Lallana bumper new deal to fend off PSG and Spurs

Liverpool have been keen to tie down Lallana who has enjoyed a stellar season since being moved into more central role by Jurgen Klopp. He now enjoys wage parity with James Milner and Daniel Sturridge who are amongst the highest earners at Anfield after doubling his money. Only Philippe Coutinho earns more than the England trio after putting pen to paper on a new £150,000 a week contract. Paris Saint-Germain’s...

Liverpool 1 – Wolves 2: Reds stunned at Anfield as Lambert’s men dump them out of FA Cup

Liverpool were stunned inside the opening minute as Richard Stearman headed Wolves ahead. The Championship side then doubled their advantage just before half-time through Andreas Weimann. Divock Origi got a late consolation for the Reds on 85 minutes but it was too little too late for the home side. Wolves were ahead inside the first 60 seconds thanks to a headed effort from Stearman. The defender...

Ex-Manchester United coach Warren Joyce opens up on Paul Pogba and Ravel Morrison

Manchester United’s former starmaker will come face-to-face with his most famous protege when Wigan pitch up at Old Trafford dreaming of an FA Cup giantkilling. As Sir Alex Ferguson’s reserve-team coach, Joyce dished out some rollickings to Pogba during his first spell at United – the biggest of them when the then 18-year-old decided to quit for Juventus. But he takes great pride in the part...

Carrick admits Man United lucky to reach EFL Cup final as Mourinho avoids Hull analysis

United will face Southampton at Wembley on February 26 but suffered the indignity of losing 2-1 to struggling Hull and seeing their 17-match unbeaten run destroyed. Midfielder Carrick said of his team’s stuttering display: “We got away with it. I’m just disappointed to be honest, with the way we played and losing the game. “It’s a strange feeling in many ways, we wanted to keep our run...

Roger Federer sets up possible Rafa Nadal final clash with epic win over Stan Wawrinka

Wawrinka slipped two sets down and looked out of the match when he left the court in tears to receive treatment on a troublesome knee. But the medical timeout appeared to invigorate him as the world No 4 won the next two sets to force a decisive fifth. And Roger Federer, who also took a medical timeout, served out the final set to complete the first half of a potential final meeting with Rafael Nadal,...