STOKE CITY vs MANCHESTER UNITED Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent Saturday, 26 December 2015 1245 hours UTC **** Manchester United take to the road again on Boxing Day as they travel to the Britannia Stadium to take on Stoke City. THT previews the game that may be one of the two games at LvG’s disposal to hold down his place at Manchester United. Team News, Tactics and Predicted Lineup Stoke City Mark Hughes will kick off Boxing Day proceedings in the Premier League in an early afternoon kick-off when he hosts his former club again at the Britannia. The 1-2 loss to Crystal Palace has dropped his team out of the top 10 in the league table. That said, Stoke City had brought down Manchester City at the Britannia less than a month ago and would hope to inflict a similar fate on their neighbours, a club they have been relatively successful against at home in the last few seasons (P5 W1 […]

According to Metro, Liverpool are preparing to make a bid for Hoffenheim attacker Roberto Firmino at the end of the season. According to the report, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects to have a busy summer transfer window thanks largely to the extra cash that is expected to be generated by qualifying for the Champions League. He wants to add to their attacking options by signing 22 year old Firmino who is a pacey and creative play-maker. The Brazilian is capable of playing on either wing or even as a striker, making his versatility an attractive proposition for Rodgers. Firmino has been outstanding for Hoffenheim this season, and has earned rave reviews for his superb performances in the Bundesliga. He has scored 11 goals and made 8 assists in 21 Bundesliga appearances this season which has attracted the attention of the Reds. The report states that Hoffenheim are unlikely to want to sell their star man on the cheap and Liverpool […]