- Wed Oct 25 1:01 PM
The midfielder discusses the way the Dortmund bombs incident changed him, why life in England has not been what he expected and how playing under Rafael Benítez could speed him into the Spain squad Mikel Merino had his headphones on and was listening to Spanish Reggaeton music as the bus swung on...
- Mon Oct 23 8:18 AM
Arsène Wenger must continue with golden front trio; Christopher Schindler was a great buy for Huddersfield; Manchester City defence is as key as their attack This was the first time Arsène Wenger had started Mesut Özil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sánchez in his XI. Yet until Everton went down...
- Sun Oct 22 8:34 PM
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- Sun Oct 22 9:01 AM
After 11 years the controversial owner wants out yet he is also seeking a profit of more than £100m for a Premier League club relegated twice during his tenure A guide to how swimmingly Mike Ashley’s sale of Newcastle United has been proceeding is that he decided to broadcast an advert for it so...
- Sat Oct 21 5:15 PM
The winner came late and even the most ardent Newcastle United supporter would struggle to argue it was deserved, but Mikel Merino’s 86th minute header gave Rafa Benítez’s side the precious points and returned Crystal Palace to the goalless, pointless team they had been prior to last Saturday’s o...
- Fri Oct 20 4:06 PM
Andros Townsend may regard this as an audition for a potential January return to Tyneside as he and his Palace team-mates try to reprise last week’s long-awaited win against Chelsea. Townsend’s old manager, Rafael Benítez, may be more concerned by Wilfried Zaha as he aims to ensure Newcastle bols...