Shearer reveals Arsenal legend would have been his dream strike partner

Shearer scored 260 goals during his career for Blackburn and Newcastle United, while the Frenchman plundered 175 in 257 league games for the Gunners.  But Henry’s ability to create opportunities, as well as finish them, would have made him Shearer’s foil of choice. “Skill, grace, goals, touch, technique, pace, strength; Thierry had all of that,” […]

Hazard: Sarri and I think the same way about football

Eden Hazard believes he and Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri are on the same footballing wavelength. The Belgium forward’s next move remains a subject of intense speculation, something he fanned himself this week by declaring he had made a decision on his Chelsea future. Real Madrid have been heavily linked to the 28-year-old, while mixed returns […]

Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture

Philippe Coutinho thanked Lionel Messi for allowing him to take a confidence-boosting penalty as Barcelona hammered Sevilla to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Coutinho has endured a difficult season with Ousmane Dembele seemingly preferred by Ernesto Valverde, but the France winger’s hamstring injury has opened a spot in Barca’s attack. And Coutinho grabbed his […]