River Plate President Reveals Palacios Talks With Real Madrid Will Finish

​The president of River Plate has confirmed that talks between the Argentine club and Real Madrid for the transfer of Exequiel Palacios will take place after the Copa Libertadores final. River Plate face rivals Boca Juniors in the South American equivalent of the Champions League in what is a two-legged final, with the second leg taking place …

Bournemouth Boss Eddie Howe Named Premier League Manager of the Month for October

​Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has been Premier League Manager of the Month for October after his Cherries team went unbeaten in the four games they played during the month and claimed 10 points from a possible 12. It is the third time that Howe has been crowned Premier League Manager of the Month in his career …

Richard Dunne Names the 2 Areas Where Manchester City Could Outmuscle United

​Former Manchester City & Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne has outlined where he thinks his former side be stronger than their Manchester rivals ahead of Sunday’s derby. The Irishman made 253 Premier League appearances for the Citizens over nine storied years at the club, in a career which spanned 19 years.  Speaking exclusively to 888sport, Dunne …

Liverpool Midfielder Fabinho Linked with Shock January Loan Move to PSG

​Liverpool midfielder Fabinho has been linked with a loan move away from Anfield in January, despite only joining the club in the summer. With few top quality options available at that price, the Parisian club are reportedly keen on taking Fabinho on loan, after a move for the defensive midfielder was blocked by his former …

4 Key Battles That Could Decide Saturday's Premier League Clash Between Man

1. Adam Smith vs Anthony Martial Anthony Martial has rediscovered his goal-scoring touch in recent weeks, scoring four times in his last three outings. The Frenchman possesses the skill-set to mix it with the best though has found himself on the periphery at times under Mourinho after receiving heavy criticism last term. Should Eddie Howe …

Report Claims Real Madrid Ace Karim Benzema Has Outlined Ambition to Join

​A report has claimed that Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has informed those close to him that he is eager to join either Manchester United or Paris Saint-Germain next summer. The Frenchman remained with Los Blancos despite the exit of manager Zinedine Zidane as club legend Cristiano Ronaldo left in the summer, and has scored four …

Tottenham Hoping to Discuss New Contract With Christian Eriksen After Initial

Tottenham Hotspur are looking to reopen new contract talks with Christian Eriksen, after the Dane admitted he is happy at the north London club. Representatives from both parties – the player’s and the club’s – failed to reach an agreement on a new deal earlier this year, but matters have taken a turn and Spurs are now optimistic of …

Peter Crouch Reveals What He Said to Stoke Dressing Room When Xherdan Shaqiri

Stoke Citystar Peter Crouch has revealed that he told the Potters dressing room that Xherdan Shaqiri ‘would go there and rip it up’ after learning about the Swiss international had secured a summer move to ​Liverpool. Shaqiri signed for Liverpool in a £13m deal during the summer and, despite not starting regularly, the Swiss international has …

Nike Release New Merlin Hi-Vis 2018-2019 Football for Premier League's Winter

Nike have announced the release of a new football for the 2018/19 Premier League campaign ahead of the top flight’s weekend fixtures. With winter already approaching, visibility on the field will be of paramount importance. And the company, as they have done quite often in the past, will have a new ball available for the period. Nights …