Author Archives: Jamie Jackson


Manchester United baulk at Sporting’s £80m valuation of Bruno Fernandes

By | 18th January 2020

• Club will end interest in midfielder unless Sporting lower price• United believe 25-year-old is worth closer to £45m plus add-onsManchester United have baulked at Sporting Lisbon’s £80m valuation of Bruno Fernandes, with their valuation of the midfie…


Solskjær: ‘We want City to feel confident so we can throw sucker punch’

By | 6th December 2019

• Manchester United could benefit from City arrogance, says manager• Solskjær believes United are still a bigger club than CityOle Gunnar Solskjær hopes Manchester City will approach Saturday’s derby with arrogance because this could allow Manchester U…


Ole Gunnar Solskjær urges patience to see fruits of Manchester United labours

By | 3rd December 2019

• ‘We just need results,’ he says before Spurs visit on Wednesday• United have made worst start to a season since 1988Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes Manchester United fans are behind him and has said “patience is key” after the club’s worst start to a se…

Ole Gunnar Solskjær: I feel no extra pressure at Manchester United after Pochettino sacking

By | 22nd November 2019

• Norwegian insists he is not threatened by ex-Spurs manager• Solskjær: ‘I’ve got the best job in the world’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has insisted he is not threatened by Mauricio Pochettino now being out of work despite the Argentinian previously being a ca…

Mourinho brings good, bad and ugly, but in what ratio at Tottenham?

By | 20th November 2019

Manager needs to show he is not yesterday’s man with a squad more talented than the one he inherited at Manchester UnitedThe good, the bad and the ugly: José Mourinho’s appointment as head coach by Tottenham Hotspur means his managerial modus operandi …

Benjamin Mendy’s hard work can earn reward, says Pep Guardiola

By | 24th August 2019

• Left-back training in Barcelona for potential October return• ‘If Benjamin is fit, he will have success. He has a special quality’Pep Guardiola says Benjamin Mendy is working “like an animal” to have a successful Manchester City career following an i…

Pep Guardiola says Mauricio Pochettino does not believe his praise is genuine

By | 16th August 2019

• ‘My opinion about him is high standard … he doesn’t believe me’• Guardiola’s Manchester City host Tottenham on SaturdayPep Guardiola has suggested Mauricio Pochettino refuses to take his admiration for Tottenham’s manager at face value, suggesting a …

Pep Guardiola praises Manchester City’s ‘special’ Phil Foden

By | 21st April 2019

• Foden, 18, scores first Premier League goal to beat Spurs• Guardiola says of midfielder: ‘He’s sharp, positive, so focused’Pep Guardiola has praised Phil Foden as “special” after the 18-year-old’s winning goal against Tottenham. Foden’s fifth-minute …

Pep Guardiola refuses to curb Manchester City’s attacking approach

By | 19th April 2019

• ‘We concede a lot but we score a lot. We won’t change’• City host Champions League conquerors Spurs on SaturdayPep Guardiola is emphatic he will never change Manchester City’s attack-first style despite being knocked out of the Champions League in dr…

Pochettino happy with Ronaldinho’s Champions League prediction for Spurs

By | 16th April 2019

• Brazilian thinks Tottenham can win Europe’s biggest prize• Pep Guardiola unhappy with limited preparation timeMauricio Pochettino was relaxed enough before Tottenham’s quarter-final second leg with Manchester City to agree with Ronaldinho’s claim tha…