# Premier League

This year
# Waiting Game
Erik ten Hag remaining patient with Man United strike duo
Anthony Martial is sidelined again through injury while Wout Weghorst has only scored once so far.
# Unhappy
Vincent Kompany slams Man City critics after Premier League charges
The Burnley manager won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups during an 11-year spell at the Etihad Stadium
# In the dock
Explained: The Premier League's unprecedented case against Manchester City
What have City been accused of doing wrong, and what are the potential punishments?
# anticipation
Ten Hag criticises Leeds' dismissal of Jesse Marsch
The Manchester United boss is wary of the situation at Leeds ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League clash.
# Speaking out
'I put on a mask for a long period of time' - Aaron Lennon
The former England international’s new goal is to help footballers suffering from mental health issues.
# Reaction
'I’m not going to say the Harry team otherwise Pochettino will be grumpy' - Guardiola
The reigning champions could have cut the gap to Premier League leaders Arsenal to two points.
# Joy
Harry Kane makes history as Spurs stun Man City
Tottenham did a favour for bitter rivals Arsenal with a win today.
# Trouble
3-time Champions League winner shines on debut as Forest edge Leeds
Keylor Navas impressed for his new club.
What went wrong for Matt Doherty at Spurs?
Both Man City and Tottenham had high-profile full-back departures during the week ahead of their clash today.
# Collapse
Klopp laments 'horrible' start against Wolves as Liverpool's season hits new low
His Liverpool side slumped to a 3-0 loss away from home today.
# spoils shared
West Ham recover from poor start to earn battling point at Newcastle
Lucas Paqueta equalised in the 32nd minute after Callum Wilson had put the Magpies ahead early on.
# Inconsistent
Several players crossed the line – Erik ten Hag fumes at Casemiro red card
The Manchester United boss said Jordan Ayew should have been sent off too.
# frantic finish
Man United hold on for win over Palace after Casemiro red card
The Brazil international was dismissed for grabbing Will Hughes around the throat.
# mauled
Liverpool's season plumbs new depths with hammering at Wolves
Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered another humiliating 3-0 defeat on their travels.
# Upset
Dream start for Dyche as Everton shock league leaders Arsenal
James Tarkowski’s goal sealed an improbable 1-0 win.
# Slow Start
Enzo Fernandez’s Chelsea debut ends in a goalless draw against neighbours Fulham
The Premier League teams drew a blank at Stamford Bridge.
# surprise
Klopp baffled after Chelsea's spending spree surpasses €550 million
The London club’s actions have raised questions over how they will meet Financial Fair Play requirements.
# Dropped
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cut from Chelsea's Champions League squad
New €40 million signing Benoit Badiashile is also conspicuous by his absence.
# Return
De Zerbi urges fans to support wantaway Brighton star
Moises Caicedo is poised to return to Albion’s matchday squad for Saturday’s home game with Bournemouth.
# Staying Put
'Couldn’t imagine being anywhere else' - Martinelli commits future to Arsenal
The Brazil international has scored seven goals in the league this season for the leaders.
# Wave Goodbye
France and Man United star Varane announces international retirement at 29
The player is now set to miss Didier Deschamps’ side’s trip to the Aviva Stadium in March.
# Boost
'He has a raw, natural ability' - Praise for Ireland's Idah after signing new deal
The 21-year-old Norwich striker’s contract has been extended until 2028.
# Update
Evan Ferguson avoids knee ligament damage but bruised bone keeps Brighton on alert
Hopes now grow that the Brighton teenager will return in time to be available for Ireland’s opening Euro 2024 qualifier.
# Moving On
Shane Duffy makes permanent move away from Brighton in final minutes of January window
Duffy has made his move to Fulham permanent, though on a contract only to the end of the season.
Man United secure late swoop for Bayern Munich star Sabitzer
The midfielder comes in as cover for the injured Christian Eriksen.
# Unimpressed
Andy Carroll tackles ‘don’t belong in football’
Erik ten Hag was angry after Christian Eriksen was ruled out until at least late April with an ankle injury.
# Done Deal
Spurs terminate Matt Doherty's contract to enable Atletico Madrid move
Meanwhile, Tottenham have signed Pedro Porro in a reported €45 million deal.
# Joy
Irish coach sent off as Newcastle reach first cup final this century
Alan Sheehan was given his marching orders as the Magpies overcame Southampton.
# Wave Goodbye
Spain defender leaves Leeds with €18 million option to buy
Diego Llorente has signed for Jose Mourinho’s Roma on loan.
# Controversy
Chelsea’s Mudryk unlikely to face ban over racial slur
The FA is seeking clarification about a social media post.
# Transfer News
Arsenal sign Italy star Jorginho in deal that could rise to €13 million
The 31-year-old has moved across London to join the Premier League leaders, signing an 18-month deal at the Emirates Stadium.
# reinforcement
Wolves sign Brazilian midfielder Joao Gomes from Flamengo
Meanwhile, Wolves have confirmed that Irish academy goalkeeper Joe O’Shaughnessy has departed the club by mutual consent.
# Support
Praise for Aaron Connolly: 'I’ve known him since he was a kid and I love him'
Hull manager Liam Rosenior hailed the on-loan Ireland star’s display at the weekend.
# Done Deal
Everton lose Anthony Gordon to Newcastle in deal worth €50 million
The 21-year-old has signed what the Tyneside club described as a “long-term” deal.
# Injury
Christian Eriksen undergoes ankle scan after leaving Old Trafford on crutches
The Denmark midfielder was caught on the ankle by Reading forward Andy Carroll, who saw red in the second half of the match for two other bookable offences.
# Transfer
'I was adamant to come here' - Michael Obafemi delight at finally sealing Burnley move
The Ireland striker joins on loan until the end of this season, with an option to make it permanent.
# foot out the door
Wantaway Moises Caicedo ‘given time off’ by Brighton
The Ecuador international has stated his desire to leave the club.
# Transfer News
Competition for Ireland's Hodge as Wolves agree deal for Flamengo midfielder
Joao Gomes is set to join the Premier League club in a €17 million move.
# Wanted
Arsenal launch €68 million bid for in-demand Brighton star
Chelsea have also been linked with a move for Moises Caicedo.
# Pen to Paper
Cork City teenage striker makes move to Brighton, Maguire leaves Preston for Coventry
Elsewhere, former St Pat’s defender Luke McNally has left Burnley on loan.