If you are wondering why on earth Rafa Benítez would go to Newcastle United from Real Madrid, consider this: the last time he didn’t have a professional side to manage, he took over his local school team on the Wirral.
The former England hitman comments on the forthcoming Tyne-Wear derby.
The Tottenham right-back joined from Burnley over the summer.
Slaven Bilic has played down talk of Zlatan Ibrahimovic joining West Ham United.
Carlton Cole has struggled for playing time at Celtic.
Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Sunderland are in real danger of going down.
Crystal Palace won against Reading in the FA Cup on Friday.
Steve McClaren has received his marching orders after a disappointing spell at Newcastle United.
Paul Scholes has commented on Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino.
Arsenal host Watford in the FA Cup quarter-finals.