With the days getting shorter, the evenings colder and the clocks set to go forward next weekend – the Champions League group stages are reaching the final stretch. With the already history-making five Premier League teams in Europe battling it out for a place in the last 16, Fabian Wood examines what more is left for them to do at the half-way stage.
“I’m very sad to lose him but I respect and understand why he has taken that decision. I understand why he wants to stay in the Premier League or go to a big European club with the prospect of European football. He’s done an exceptional job. He has done fantastic for us but I accept he is a better calibre manager than the Championship”.
Who makes the starting XI in 90MAAT’s team of the week for GW8?
With talk of the top teams of the Premier League getting stronger and widening the gap from those further down the table, alarm bells must be ringing at Goodison Park. After a less than savoury start – placing Everton just three points above the dreaded relegation zone – Koeman’s future is under severe scrutiny.
Pep Guardiola’s managerial career to date has seen him take the reigns at some of Europe’s leading powerhouse clubs, from rising through the ranks at Barcelona, to taking the helm in the depths of Bavaria with Bayern.
Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles gets the nod for this weeks young player watch after leading Newcastle’s early charge into the top four.
After a substantial start to the 2017/18 season, Man City fans will be dreaming of another title winning season. It’s been a few years now since Manchester City have topped the Premier League come May, but could 2017/18 be another campaign finished at the top of the pecking order for the Citizens?