Jonathan Tah emerges as the main transfer target for Arsenal … but the club in North London must activate the release clause of Bayer Leverkusen for £ 40m before it expires in June
According to Sport Bild the gunners want the Bayer Leverkusen center to strengthen their team this summer and have made it their first priority.
They also claim that the 24-year-old has a release clause, but it expires in June.
Leicester winger Harvey Barnes turns up against Gatecrash Gareth Southgate & # 39; s England squad for Euro 2020
- Harvey Barnes has been impressed this season by Brendan Rodgers on Leicester
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-  The 22-year-old stands on Gareth Southgate's radar before Euro 2020 in the summer
- The boss of England will watch Barnes Friday night when Foxes Wolves play
Leicester attacker Harvey Barnes appears as a late contender to Gatecrash England & # 39; s plans Euro 2020 .
Barnes has impressed during the excellent season of the Foxes, which seems to culminate in those who qualify for the Champions League .
The performances of the 22-year-old did not go unnoticed by Gareth Southgate who will be in charge of the winger in Molineux on Friday evening when Leicester is confronted with Wolverhampton.
Barnes faces tough competition, with Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Nathan Redmond fighting it all out to become the broad men of Southgate this summer .
But he is certainly considered by Southgate before the March internationals against Italy and Denmark, especially because Rashford would miss a back problem.
Southgate makes its plans for Euro 2020, where England will be one of the favorites of the tournament.
Liverpool duo Joe Gomez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain claim to be starters during the tournament after impressing Southgate during their breathtaking season.
Danny Ings and Dele Alli insist on recalls next month, while Jack Grealish is hopeful of his first senior call-up.
Danny Drinkwater appears as a January target for Aston Villa with John Terry a fan … although the Chelsea midfielder is currently on loan to Burnley
- Danny Drinkwater had just made two performances for Burnley so far this season
- Chelsea's midfielder is currently on loan to Turf Moor but Villa is interested
- Assistant manager John Terry is considered an admirer of the 29-year-old 
Danny Drinking Water has emerged as a possible loan target for Aston Villa in the transfer window of January
The Chelsea midfielder is currently on loan to Burnley who wish to extend the agreement until the end of the campaign, although the 29-year-old has just appeared twice this season since moving from Stamford Bridge last summer.
But Villa wants to add Premier League to a party whose form has fallen alarmingly in recent weeks, and Sportsmail understands that Drinking Water – on loan for the remainder of the campaign – one of them is on their radar.
They have four of their late The five top flying competitions lost to them in the bottom three, two points drifting off safety prior to Wednesday's meeting with Burnley on Turf Moor. member of the team that led Leicester to the title in 2015-16.
However, the former youth product of Manchester United is now completely fit again and Villa thinks it can be a useful option if they try to get out of trouble.
After Burnley, the next opponents are from Villa Manchester City, before being confronted with a crucial series of matches against teams approaching them at the Premier League table.
Thierry Henry & # 39; emerges as a surprise candidate to become the next Barcelona manager & # 39; when Ernesto Valverde leaves
- The former Barcelona attacker took over Montreal Impact in November
- Thierry Henry is reportedly linked to becoming from Nou Camp boss
- Ernesto Valverde's contract with the Catalan giants expires in June
Thierry Henry has reportedly emerged as a surprise candidate for the next Barcelona manager when Ernesto Valverde leaves the club
The former Barcelona attacker took charge of MLS-side Montreal Impact for a first two-year deal in November.
] But Henry is now paired to become the boss at the Nou Camp as the current manager Valverde leaves, according to the Spanish outlet Sport
Valverde's contract with Catalan Giants expires in June, although t here is the option to extend it for another year.
Henry & # 39; s coaching career started only three years ago as an assistant to Roberto Martinez with the Belgian national team and he only lasted 104 days in his first management position at Monaco.
However, his lack of experience allegedly does not relate to Barcelona, because he knows that & # 39; the Barca way & # 39; played for them for three years.
Henry is also good friends with his former teammate from Barcelona and France Eric Abidal, who is Barcelona & # 39; s football director.
Barcelona is currently at the top of LaLiga, two points ahead of rivals. Real Madrid
Nigel Pearson emerges as a shock prime contender for the job of Watford Hornets looking for a British boss to replace Quique Sanchez Flores
- Nigel Pearson is currently unemployed and becomes unemployed considered at Watford
- The former Leicester boss was able to close a deal until the end of the season
- Watford also has Sam Allardyce and Chris Hughton considered for work December 6, 2019 |
Nigel Pearson has emerged as a shock- contender for the Vacancy manager & # 39; s position at Watford after Sam Allardyce decided he did not want the job.
Sportsmail unveiled on Monday how the club was ready to distance itself from their recent policy of hiring foreign coaches by appointing a British boss.
And former Leicester boss Pearson, who is currently out of work, is the newest name to be considered by the Hornets hierarchy and considered the most important contender for the role abandoned by Quique Sanchez Flores on SundayNigel Pearson has emerged as a shock contender for the vacant manager at Watford
Watford is set to offer Pearson a contract until the end of the season with the option for another 12 months.
Pearson would accept the formal offer
Chiefs of Hornets have focused on recruiting a British coach – although they have allegedly interviewed former Real Betis boss Quique Setien – in their search for the new head coach.Pearson would accept a deal until the end of the season with the option for another 12 months
And it is understood that the club had a genuine interest in Allardyce – who is seen as a Premier League survival specialist – but the former English boss would have had some reservations about taking the job on Vicarage Road.
Watford also had discussions with Chris Hughton and Paul Clement in their search for a home-grown manager.
Sol Campbell wants Macclesfield to be liquidated while chasing the £ 182,000 he owed from his team as troubled League Two club manager
Former Macclesfield manager Sun Campbell wants the club to is liquidated because debts have not been paid, a judge has heard.
- Sol Campbell was Macclesfield manager from November 2018 to August
- During a court hearing, he turned out to be £ 182,000 from the club
- Campbell's lawyer said that now Southend boss wants them to be liquidated
- Footage emerged from a steward who was a fan on Wednesday night
- The annoying incident occurred during the Blackpool game with Scunthorpe
- The short clip was posted on social media moments after the incident occurred
- Blackpool has confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the incident
- The one seems to throw punches while another seems to fall to the ground
- Wenger emerged as the top target for the Bayern Munich vacancy
- German giants plundered Niko Kovac after a 5-1 drubbing by Eintract Frankfurt
- Bayern are prepared to offer the former Arsenal boss a deal until the end of the season
- Stephen Maguire is expected to have met the Clark Clark of UKA Monday
- The Scottish Athletics Chief is the front runner for the UK Athletics top course
- He is reluctant to leave Scotland and could possibly share the role
Judge Catherine Addy was told on Wednesday that Macclesfield bosses had a & # 39; very large & # 39; amount of tax were due and Campbell owed more than £ 180,000.
Tax officials have requested that the club be wounded and Campbell supported that request, lawyers told Judge Addy.Sun Campbell wants to be injured because debts have not been paid
Judge received updates on the debt problems of the League Two football club during a hearing at the specialized Insolvency and Companies Court in London.
She said that Macclesfield bosses should be given time to pay off the debt and said the case would be reviewed. 18. December
Barrister Raj Arumugam, who represented HM Revenue and Customs, asked the judge to issue a winding-up order.
He did not say how much Macclesfield tax was due, but the judge said the judge sum was & # 39; very large & # 39 ;.
Lawyer Philip Currie, who re Campbell, said that Macclesfield owed his client about £ 182,000. He said Campbell also wanted the club to get hurt.
Campbell was appointed by Macclesfield in November 2018, but left by mutual agreement in August this year. He took over in Southend – also the subject of a liquidation petition on Wednesday – October.
Barrister Sam Hodge, who represented Macclesfield, told about problems with the money transaction.
He said there had been problems raising & # 39; large amounts & # 39; from a driver's account in Spain. Mr. Hodge said that a payment to HM Revenue & Customs was bounced back & # 39 ;.
The judge suspended the case for two weeks and said that if & # 39; bank transaction problems & # 39; remained that they wanted them to be explained in detail in writing
The Cheshire club was last month accused by the EFL of misconduct for not paying players.
Their case was referred to an independent disciplinary committee that has the power to create a & # 39; full & # 39; to impose. range of sanctions & # 39; if the club is found guilty.Campbell has since become the manager of League One team Southend United
Macclesfield has become the newest EFL club to experience financial difficulties, with Bury being expelled from the competition in August and Bolton only surviving thanks to a takeover of the last ditch. Campbell & # 39; s current club Southend was also the subject of a liquidation petition on Wednesday.
The EFL said on November 12 that the wages were paid from July to September for solidarity and basic payments.
] On Monday it was reported that players had threatened to go on strike for Saturday's league game against Crewe if the final wages were not paid.
The first team followed a strike threat last month and forced the club to field youth team players in a FA Cup tie against Kingstonian.
Blackpool open investigation after shocking footage emerged from a steward PUNCHING of a fan during Wednesday's match with Scunthorpe
A shocking video was shown the moment a football fan was hit in the face by an & # 39; aggressive & # 39; and & # 39; got out of hand & # 39; flight attendant.
The incident occurred at the Bloomfield Road show during EFL Trophy collision with Blackpool on Wednesday
According to an eyewitness, a group of 20 stewards removed 10 fans from the ground to get up when the incident occurred.Image material originated from a flight attendant (left) who hits a fan in the face on Bloomfield Road
A second-long video recording by one of the ejected supporters shows a 19-year-old hooded man hurrying to the officials.
One of the stewards, looking in his 50s, then grabs the fan with his left arm and uses his right fist to hit him in the side of the head.
The supporter had his back to the steward and did not seem to be taken out when he was hit.
An eyewitness who did not want to be mentioned said: & # 39; I and my friends got up during the game and were told by stewards to sit down.
& # 39; When we scored, we clearly stood up again to celebrate the goal – we thought there was no problem with it.One of the stewards grabbed the fan before he hit it in the side of the head]A supporter who recorded the ordeal that was filmed from afar approaching the stewards
& # 39; In the 80th minute I went to the toilet and I was grabbed by a steward who told me that I was being thrown out.
& # 39; When the rest of the stewards went and grabbed my friends from their seats.
& # 39; They dragged us around to get us off the ground, their approach was really over-aggressive and out of control.
& # 39; My mate was then pushed into a pair of stewards from behind, that is when one of them grabbed him and hit him in the head. . & # 39;
The eyewitness added: & # 39; I don't understand why they were so aggressive with us.
& # 39; We didn't cause a problem, we all had to stand upright, which is normal in a football game. & # 39;
The fan said his group of friends, who are season ticket holders, were in the front two rows of the West Stand during the Leasing.com Trophy competition, which lost Blackpool 3-1.
They were ejected from the stadium with 20 minutes of stewards.Blackpool lost the match 3-1 to Scunthorpe on Bloomfield Road on Wednesday
A number of men from the group have had contact with the club to complain about their & # 39; unfair & # 39; therapy.
An official Blackpool has been in contact with the man who was beaten on Thursday, who does not want to be called, to arrange a meeting that will take place on Friday.
A spokesperson for the club said: & # 39; Blackpool Football Club is aware of an incident that took place during the meeting last night against Scunthorpe United and takes the matter very seriously.
An investigation into
The spokesperson was unwilling to say that the steward involved in the fight will take disciplinary action.
Lancashire The police have been contacted for comment.
Footage appears and shows police officer knocking Slovan Bratislava fan to the ground during ugly collisions outside Molineux after the victory of the Wolves Europa League
- Ugly scenes have the Europa League scenes collision of Wolves with Slovan beaten Bratislava
The video shows Slovan fans on their way to the line of police officers
West Midlands confirmed that three arrests took place on the day
The film shows Slovan fans on their way to a line of officers before one seems to strike punches on two different occasions. One person seems to fall to the ground during the recording.
West Midlands police said an officer was attacked & the officers contained the fleeting followers & # 39 ;.There is a video on social media appeared that appears to be a police officer throwing a blowFilm shows Slovan fans on their way to a row of officers before they seem to hitWest Midlands Police said an officer was attacked during the Thursday incident
West Midlands confirmed that three arrests took place on that day.
A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer and remains in police custody for questioning.
During the competition, a 35-year-old man from Slovakia was arrested on suspicion of making racial remarks and is also in custody.
A 38-year-old man from Manchester was arrested and later accused of throwing coins at home defenders. He was released later this month to appear in court.West Midlands confirmed that three arrests were made on the day of the contest
West Midlands also reported & # 39; small bags of disorder & # 39; in the center of Wolverhampton, but said it had not been seriously injured.
The spokesperson added: & # 39; There were bags of disorder during the evening, including a group of road supporters ascending to home fans and forcing police officers to intervene.
& # 39; An evaluation of the day's football operation – as with any match that has presented police challenges – will be conducted.
& # 39; This was designated as a risky fixture since UEFA recently had imposed sanctions on the club. & # 39;
& # 39; He is not supposed to be in the dugout … he is 70 & # 39 ;: Former star of France, Marcel Desailly, insists that Arsene Wenger is too old for the Bayern Munich job
Defending Marcel Desailly says Arsene Wenger is too old to be to be a & # 39; frontline & # 39; boss after appearing as a top target for Bayern Munich.
The 70-year-old is the overwhelming favorite to replace Niko Kovac, who was fired Sunday after their 5-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt.
But Desailly believes that Wenger is not suitable for life in the dugout for long.
Bayern wants to offer Arsene Wenger a deal until the end of their boss boss] Marcel Desailly (above) believes that the 70-year-old Wenger is not fit for life in the dugout for long
& # 39; No, he should not be in the dugout. It is no longer for him, "he said at beIN Sport.
" He has great opportunities for restructuring, to build the club's philosophy towards the first team and the academy.
] & # 39; But as a front line we no longer see him. He is 70 years old. & # 39;
Bayern Munich is willing to offer Wenger a contract until the end of the season to become their next manager.The former Arsenal boss will hold talks with Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge this week.
Bayern has identified Wenger as their ideal candidate after Erik ten Hag said he did not want to leave his position during the season and Thomas Tuchel wanted to stay in Paris Saint-Germain.
Another competitor, head of sport and development at Red Bull, Ralf Rangnick, is also out of the running.
Wenger, who left Arsenal in 2018 after 22 years of leadership, speaks German fluently and has extensive experience in dealing with major players, including Bayern & # 39; s talented former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry.
Bayern would initially like him to take over until the end of the season when they will consider whether they will try again for Ten Hag or Tuchel.
Wenger has refused a number of vacancies since he left Arsenal, including a role at FIFA as technical director.
Ajax boss has denied rumors and could become Bayern Munich
Stephen Maguire emerges as the new leader in becoming the UK Athletics' new performance director after talks with chairman Chris Clark
UK Athletics are ready to make their decision about a new one performance director in the following week, with Stephen Maguire leading the position
Sportsmail understands that Maguire met Chris UK chairman Chris Clark on Monday, although he is far from a foregone conclusion that he will leave his role as execution chief at Scottish Athletics.
Although Maguire is supposed to have some restraint about leaving Scotland, where his family is based, and to return to UKA – he was very successful as the head of his sprint, obstacles and relay activities between 2014 and 2018 – he is the preferred option for various influential figures in sport.Scottish athletics chief Stephen Maguire is the leader for the best job at UK Athletics
One option that is being considered is that Maguire cooperates with another candidate, criticizing Steve Paulding.
Paulding is director of UKA & # 39; s National Performance Institute in Loughborough.
sense of urgency at UKA to replace Neil Black, who left his position last month in the aftermath of Britain who missed his medal goal at the World Championships and the investigation following the doping ban for Alberto Salazar , the former coach of Sir Mo Farah.
With the Olympic Games in Tokyo just eight months away, it is less than ideal for the organization, which was further shaken by the surprising resignation of Vikki McPherson, as revealed by Sportsmail last week.
McPherson led a detailed performance review of the elite line-up.