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Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

THE Premier League season kicked off in spectacular style last night with Arsenal’s 4-3 victory over Leicester. Our Zapsportz team of experts predicted a home win for the Gunners – but not by that incredible score. Arsene Wenger’s men twice came back...read more »

Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud shine – but Arsene Wenger needs to address Arsenal’s defensive frailties

Alexandre Lacazette, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud shine – but Arsene Wenger needs to address Arsenal’s defensive frailties

ARSENAL kicked off their Premier League campaign with a dramatic win against former champions Leicester – but it was far from convincing. The Gunners, with Arsene Wenger still in the hot seat, are my pre-season tip to win the title that...read more »

Bring back Bale!  Bid for Messi?  How about Ronaldo?  Ok Isco would be a great signing

Bring back Bale!  Bid for Messi?  How about Ronaldo?  Ok Isco would be a great signing

By Lilly Black Can’t wait for the new season.  It’s been a long wait, but the Premier League is back.  Oh what joy.  Spurs finished second with all the pundits saying they were the best team, with the best style, the...read more »

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

I'm excited about the new season. I'm sober and drinking orange and lemonade, so I hope to enjoy the campaign! Clubs have spent a lot of money. The team I fancy is Liverpool. I like the look of the young left-back...read more »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has nowhere to hide now – Jose Mourinho is safe, says Glenn Hoddle

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has nowhere to hide now – Jose Mourinho is safe, says Glenn Hoddle

ALL Premier League managers are under pressure, from day one, whether they are fighting for the title or European places – or battling to beat the drop. But Zapsportz co-owner Glenn Hoddle reckons the greatest pressure will be on Pep Guardiola,...read more »

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

THE first game of the Premier League season kicks off tonight – the only time an inaugural  top flight game has been played on a Friday – when Arsenal host Leicester at the Emirates. The Gunners are my tip for the...read more »

Back off Barca – Philippe Coutinho is not for sale: Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have made it clear

Back off Barca – Philippe Coutinho is not for sale: Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have made it clear

By Dave Smith WHEN are Barcelona going to realise that they cannot simply buy any player they want – simply based on their reputation, heritage...and dosh? It has been suggested this morning that the Spanish giants are ready to up their bid...read more »

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

MANY Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market with the eagerly-anticipated start of the new season just a day away. The latest big money transfer was that of Andre Gray from Burnley to Watford in a club record...read more »

Glenn Hoddle reckons Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Co can make Spurs one of the biggest clubs in Europe

Glenn Hoddle reckons Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Co can make Spurs one of the biggest clubs in Europe

THE start of the latest Premier League season is just a day away, and we await the big kick-off with great anticipation. And with lots of questions. Can Chelsea retain their title; will Manchester City bounce back; have Manchester United got what...read more »

The end of transfer fees – Arsene Wenger’s final gift to football: says Gooner Simon Boynton

The end of transfer fees – Arsene Wenger’s final gift to football: says Gooner Simon Boynton

Arsene Wenger has had a greater influence on the English game than any other manager of the last 30 years or more. He may not have the trophies to match Sir Alex Ferguson or brass neck Jose Mourinho, but few could...read more »