Friday, 22 January 2021

RB Leipzig ready to push Bayern Munich all the way for title- Nagelsmann


Julian Nagelsmann says his RB Leipzig team are ready to push Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich all the way this season as they prepare for Saturday's trip to lowly Mainz.

"We're still within striking distance (of Bayern) and want to keep attacking," said Leipzig coach Nagelsmann.

Lampard should be given time to get Chelsea back on track- Arteta


Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta survived a difficult run of form earlier this season and looks to have turned the club around and the Spaniard said his Chelsea counterpart Frank Lampard should also be given time to get them back on track.

Lampard is under huge pressure at Chelsea after Tuesday's 2-0 loss to Leicester City saw them slip to eighth. They have now lost five of their last eight in the Premier League.

Preview of weekend FA Cup matches


Southampton vs Arsenal 23 January 2021

Southampton have won just one of their last nine meetings with Arsenal in all competitions (D3 L5), a 3-2 league victory in December 2018.

Arsenal have been victorious in all four of their previous FA Cup ties against Southampton, going on to win the trophy on the last three occasions they’ve beaten Saints (1979, 2003, 2017).

Arsenal trying to convince Balogun to stay


Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is trying to convince Folarin Balogun to remain at the club by inviting him to first-team training sessions.

Although he has not been included in the Premier League matchday squad, the 19-year-old had been introduced as substitute in the Europa League and League Cup this season.