Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future is the only topic of conversation on Tyneside as the Premier League season draws to a close
Manchester City and Liverpool’s thrilling battle for Premier League supremacy has unsurprisingly led to the teams dominating the Professional Footballers’ Association top-flight Team of the Year 2019.
Premier League clubs made record revenues last season but rising wages cut into profits as ‘the big six’ continued to pull away from the pack in financial terms.
What the papers say Tottenham are pondering their next move as Christian Eriksen’s contract negotiations leave the club facing a difficult decision, the Mirror reports. Spurs look to have two choices: either sell one of their best midfielders this summer, or allow the remainder of his contract to run down if he will not agree to a new one and risk losing him for nothing next season, the paper says. Real Madrid and Inter Milan are both said to interested in the 27-year-old.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned that only players with the right attitude will stay at Manchester United next season after rivals Manchester City inflicted a seventh defeat in nine games.
Pep Guardiola hailed his “incredible” players after the 2-0 victory over Manchester United kept the Premier League title race in Manchester City’s hands.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose has called on the Premier League to help English teams out in their bids to win the Champions League this season.
Unai Emery vowed to continue to fight for Champions League qualification on two fronts after Arsenal’s hopes of securing a top-four finish in the Premier League were taken out of their own hands.
Fans got a soaking on their way to the Manchester derby as a thunderstorm hit Old Trafford in the build-up to the match.
Sir Mo Farah is embroiled in an extraordinary war of words with fellow distance star Haile Gebrselassie over a stay in his Ethiopian hotel.