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#Premier League

# premier-league - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'Guardiola will consider signing Wilshere'

Ex-Barcelona midfielder Xavi has revealed that his former manager is a big admirer of the on-loan Bournemouth star.

Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm

The club’s finance chief has admitted a huge offer for the Germany international from Old Trafford was turned down out of hand last summer.

# premier-league - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'We collapsed, no excuses'

Arsene Wenger struggled to explain Arsenal’s embarrassing defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich.

Second-half capitulation leaves Arsenal on the brink of Champions League exit Dire This post contains videos

Second-half capitulation leaves Arsenal on the brink of Champions League exit

The Gunners were convincingly beaten by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.

As it happened: Bayern Munich v Arsenal, Champions League

Bayern Munich took on Arsenal, in what was a pivotal match for the Gunners.

The Premier League’s most divisive player needs a big game tonight Under Pressure This post contains videos

The Premier League’s most divisive player needs a big game tonight

Mesut Ozil has been heavily criticised following a recent dip in form.

# premier-league - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Blow for Man City's faint title hopes as Jesus suffers setback

The club confirmed that the teenage striker has suffered a fractured metatarsal.

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child A Touch Of Class This post contains videos

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child

“I’m so sorry for what happened, I wish you all the best,” the Man City boss said after the full-time whistle.

# premier-league - Monday 13 February, 2017

City move from fifth to second to close the gap on Chelsea

Three league wins in a row have reignited the season for Pep Guardiola’s side.

'I asked about Van Dijk but Liverpool said no'

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool originally passed up on the chance to sign the in-demand defender.

There's more to Liverpool than Mane, claims Wijnaldum

The Liverpool midfielder has played down the importance of the Senegalese striker.

There's nothing done yet - Ibrahimovic unsure about United future

Manager Jose Mourinho is keen for the Swedish striker to stay at Old Trafford.

# premier-league - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Some remarkable statistics illustrate Leicester City's dramatic Premier League collapse

Relegation is becoming a real possibility as Claudio Ranieri’s side continue to slide.

A full debut to remember for Brady and more Premier League talking points

Plus, how Liverpool exploited Tottenham’s vulnerable left side.

Relegation worries deepen for champions Leicester with defeat to resurgent Swansea

The Foxes are now just one place and a solitary point above the relegation zone.

These alternative Premier League tables show Burnley's incredible Jeckyll and Hyde season

There is a remarkable and costly difference between the Clarets’ home and away form.

Magical Brady strike earns Burnley a point against leaders Chelsea

The Clarets were rewarded for a strong defensive showing at Turf Moor.

Robbie Brady bags his first goal for Burnley with beautiful free-kick against Chelsea

Pedro had opened the scoring for the champions-elect.

'It's all about timing' - Ferdinand reaches out to Pogba after social media criticism

The France international should time his social media posts better, says the former Manchester United star.

'Very defensive' Chelsea will win Premier League, says Mourinho

The Red Devils have maintained their strong run of form, but the manager chose to aim a dig at the current league leaders.

Alan Shearer goes denim on denim and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Marc Ó Sé missed out on Tom Brady’s historic Super Bowl comeback.

Pulis blasts 'absolutely disgraceful' Shawcross voicemail talk Row

Pulis blasts 'absolutely disgraceful' Shawcross voicemail talk

The West Brom boss is not at all happy with the latest episode in the simmering feud between himself and Mark Hughes’ Stoke City.

# premier-league - Saturday 11 February, 2017

The Main Mané: Sadio's Spurs double gives Liverpool first league win of 2017

Two goals in three minutes gave the Reds the points at Anfield.

Wenger clears up Arsenal future talk after Wright comments

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was adamant he gave no indication of his future plans to Ian Wright when he spoke after the 2-0 win against Hull.

Long and Gabbiadini make Sunderland suffer, Boro frustrate Toffees

Elsewhere, Jonny Evans salvaged a point for West Brom against West Ham.

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute for the big Premier League clash of the day as Liverpool hosted Spurs at Anfield.

Martial Law at Old Trafford as United put pressure on their top-four rivals

United move to within a point of the Champions League places after 2-0 win against Watford.

Referee Clattenburg apologised for Alexis handball goal at half-time

Andrew Robertson says the referee admitted he’d been wrong to allow the Chilean’s controversial opening goal to stand at the Emirates Stadium

Alexis at the double for Gunners in controversial win

The Gunners scraped to victory over the struggling Tigers, though the Chilean attacker benefited from the ball hitting his arm and going in.

Alexis Sanchez's goal has everyone debating what is and isn't a handball

Does anybody even know anymore?

Pulis phoned Shawcross to call him a loser, claims Hughes

The bitterness between the two clubs in the aftermath of the Saido Berahino transfer has taken a bizarre turn after the Baggies’ 1-0 win last weekend

Chelsea can be caught by Spurs, insists Harry Kane

The England striker is not giving up hope of hoisting the Premier League trophy aloft in May.

# premier-league - Friday 10 February, 2017

'Maybe we'll go to Trump Tower': David Moyes hopes New York bonding trip can save Sunderland

The Premier League’s basement club are off to Manhattan later this month.

Liverpool's unusual dilemma and other Premier League talking points

Plus, will Manchester United continue their remarkable unbeaten run?

'I agree with Ed' - Mourinho not planning overhaul of Man United's squad

Man United’s transfer policy has the manager and Ed Woodward in full agreement.

Liverpool FC ban The Sun's reporters from club over infamous Hillsborough coverage

The Premier League side have punished the paper following the notorious ‘The Truth’ story in the wake of the 1989 disaster.

Sanchez, Kane and Jesus to find the net - 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also backing Man United to extend their unbeaten run.

'Liverpool need a reality check' - Hamann blasts complacency at Anfield

The former Reds midfielder believes the whole mentality at the Anfield club must change if they are to achieve success.

Leicester boss Ranieri holds crisis talks with Mahrez and Vardy

The Foxes boss has sought to get two key figures firing again, with the reigning Premier League champions enduring a torrid defence of their crown.

Wenger still reeling over 'scandalous' Chelsea goal

Hull arrive with Wenger under pressure and annoyed at the injustice of Chelsea’s opening goal.