Which Premier League squads need work in the transfer window? The bottom 10 clubs

Fans will be hoping their clubs can keep hold of homegrown heroes Wilfried Zaha, Declan Rice and Jack GrealishWith discussions ongoing about how the Premier League season might be concluded, talk about the next transfer window has inevitably slipped down football’s agenda.A knock-on effect of the coronavirus pandemic is that we do not know for…

Premier League clubs discuss kick-off times and free-to-air games

The Premier League hopes to resume action in JunePremier League clubs have discussed increasing the variety of kick-off times if the season resumes.Project Restart involves the league returning in June and finishing at the end of July to fit in with Uefa’s European competition plans.The Premier League is also in talks with broadcasters, the government…

Which Premier League squads need work in the transfer window? The top 10 clubs

What does the future hold for James Maddison, Paul Pogba and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?The uncertainty over the remainder of the Premier League season means there is also a lack of clarity over the next transfer window.When will it run to and from? How will spending be affected? And what about the PR implications of paying millions…

Premier League: Under 45-minute halves an option, says PFA chief Gordon Taylor

Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has suggested halves of less than 45 minutes should be considered when football resumes.Discussions about the Premier League’s return are ongoing but Taylor says players are “concerned” about safety.”They are not stupid,” he told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. “They would have to be satisfied that it is…

Premier League 2020-21 without fans? Eight charts on the impact

What impact could a full 2020-21 Premier League season without fans have on clubs’ finances?With matches likely to be played behind closed doors for an extended period because of bans on mass gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, no fans means no matchday revenue.Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has said it is hard to see fans…

Premier League: Brighton ‘not in favour’ of finishing season at neutral venues

Five of Brighton’s remaining nine Premier League fixtures are due to be played at the Amex StadiumPlaying the remaining Premier League fixtures at neutral venues has the “potential to have a material effect on the integrity of the competition”, says Brighton’s chief executive Paul Barber.On Friday, top-flight clubs were told on a video conference call…

Premier League: Who produced the greatest relegation escape?

Which escape was the greatest?With the Premier League season on hold, the fight to avoid relegation must wait.With Norwich six points from safety at the bottom, boss Daniel Farke had already said the Canaries need a “miracle” to stay up.We’re yet to find out when – or if – Norwich will resume their battle to…

Premier League restart: Liverpool mayor fears ‘farcical’ situation

Liverpool are 25 points clear in the Premier LeagueLiverpool mayor Joe Anderson has said resuming the Premier League is a “non-starter”, and he fears a “farcical” situation with fans congregating outside Anfield – even if Liverpool clinch the title at a neutral venue.The Premier League has told its clubs only “approved venues” will be used,…

Premier League: How much can you remember about season so far?

28 Apr From the section Premier League It feels like a while since the last match was played in the Premier League doesn’t it? But how much can you remember about the season so far?Below are 15 questions about the top-flight campaign and you have 10 minutes to figure them out. Good luck.All the stats…