News from Eyefootball
Mikel Arteta has led his Arsenal side to the summit of the Premier League table through 17 games and they currently sit five points ahead of Manchester City in second. However, with more than half the season to go, there is still plenty of time for things to change and the Gunners will need to keep their composure if they are to go on and claim their first title since their 2003/04 invincibles campaign under Arsène Wenger.
Watford have reportedly joined West Ham United in the race to sign Liverpool centre-back Nathaniel Phillips.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has emerged as a potential target for Watford ahead of the January transfer window.
It was almost inevitable that if Watford didn’t see immediate results in their return to the Premier League that a change in manager would be shortly followed, with Xisco Muñoz biting the inaugural bullet and becoming the first boss to be sacked this season, just a few games after the Hornets earnt promotion.
We are three months into the 2021/2022 Premier League season, so now is a good time to assess which of the summer transfer signings have made the biggest impact.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has reportedly been earmarked as the prime choice to take over as the next AS Roma manager, should he part ways with the west London side at the end of the season.
Roma defender Kostas Manolas has reportedly emerged as a target for both Manchester United and Arsenal ahead of this summer's transfer window.
Man Utd are rumoured to be in the race to sign Fulham's prized asset Ryan Sessegnon. The highly-rated youngster, who is considered by many to be amongst the best teenagers in the Premier League, has also been linked with a move to Chelsea and Tottenham but it is understood that Manchester United have been appointed favourites to sign the England youth international.
Fulham have reportedly put their name into the hat to acquire the signature of reported Arsenal target and Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia.
Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri is confident that Gary Cahill will eventually become a Cottagers player, despite uncertainty from the player himself. The Chelsea centre-back will be out of contract in the summer.