Murphy has so far made just one appearance for Newcastle United in all competitions.
On the back of a run of seven consecutive wins, Arsène Wenger is urging his players to keep their wits about them within the pack at the top of the Premier League. He warns them against the perils of complacency.
The various stages of José Mourinho’s association with Chelsea can be categorised according to the moniker pinned to him at the time.
Antonio Conte has suggested the most immediate legacy of José Mourinho’s second spell as Chelsea manager was the mental scarring from which his players are still recovering as they prepare to welcome back the Portuguese to Stamford Bridge.
Ronald Koeman described it as the game of Maarten Stekelenburg’s life but the occasion passed without ceremony at Everton. “Phil [Jagielka] said thank you but I am still waiting for dinner,” the Holland goalkeeper says, though he will not pursue an invitation. Repaying his manager’s faith is sufficient reward.
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil has been in fine form this season.
Fulham have taken Martin on a loan deal with a view to a permanent signing.
Mark Lawrenson is backing West Ham United to beat Sunderland 2-1.
Leeds United supporters are pressed on who's been the best manager under Massimo Cellino's ownership.
The England international scored in a 4-1 win against Manchester City last season.