Newcastle United's Moussa Sissoko has paid homage to Paul Pogba and believes his France international teammate can win the Ballon d'Or in the future.
Sissoko, 25, who has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, was quoted by footmercato.net as saying the Juventus midfielder, who has been in sparkling form for the Bianconeri this season, will win the Ballon d'Or -- football's greatest individual prize -- if he maintains his upward trajectory.
When asked whether...
Crystal Palace have signed former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi on a deal until the end of the season.
ESPN FC revealed on Wednesday that Palace, managed by ex-Newcastle boss Alan Pardew, were favourites to secure his signature despite competition from both West Bromwich Albion and QPR.
"I have always liked Shola and he was always fantastic for me at Newcastle, so it is great to add...
John Carver says he will not allow Newcastle's season to "drift away" after being appointed head coach until the end of the season.
Carver was handed the reins at St. James' Park until the end of the season on Monday, starting with Saturday's Premier League trip to Hull.
Eleventh-placed Newcastle have lost their last three games and failed to win in four as the 50-year-old former assistant manager seeks his first victory at the helm since succeeding Alan Pardew earlier this month.
Welcome to the second edition of Insider's Premier League Forecaster, an end-of-season table projection fueled by ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI), a regression-based algorithm designed to predict soccer matches. SPI simulates the remainder of the season 10,000 times, using the odds of each projected match, with the end result presented in the table below.
If you missed the inaugural version two weeks ago, click here for a primer and the previous table. (Note: The previous table forecast was incorrect due to a projection error. Chelsea, not Manchester City, should have been the projected favorite to win the league leading up to matches Jan. 10.)
With a lull in Premier League action last week due to FA Cup and Capital One Cup matches, in this edition we break down table risers and fallers over the past few weeks and preview what promises to be one of the most important matches of the season: Chelsea versus Manchester City on Saturday.
Here's a look at the latest forecast for all 20 Prem teams, along with breakdowns of the title, Champions League and relegation battles.