Arsenal hit by FOUR Saints goals

Arsenal blew the chance to go top of the Premier League as Southampton ran out impressive 4-0 winners at St Mary's. The Gunners were unchanged from their vital 2-1 win over Manchester City five days earlier, and would have leapfrogged Leicester at the summit of the Premier League with a win. Saints

2015 has been positive for Arsenal – Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Gunners can look back on 2015 with a lot of satisfaction. Arsenal have secured more Premier League points than any other side this calendar year and head into their Boxing Day match at Southampton two points behind leaders Leicester, having defeated Manchester City 2-1 on

Liverpool sign Nathaniel Clyne

Liverpool have completed the signing of England defender Nathaniel Clyne from Southampton. The 24-year-old is understood to have penned a five-year contract at Anfield to become Brendan Rodgers' sixth new recruit this summer in a deal potentially worth £12.5m. Sources understand the Reds have paid an up-front fee of £10m, which will

Stoke City’s Osaze Odemwingie resumes training

Stoke manager Mark Hughes has welcomed Peter Odemwingie back to training but has also revealed that Marc Muniesa has suffered a hamstring injury. Hughes, who has already lost Victor Moses for the season with a hamstring injury, is now set to be without Spanish central defender Muniesa for the foreseeable future. Erik

Man City players have let Manuel Pellegrini down – Joe Hart

Joe Hart admits the Manchester City players have let manager Manuel Pellegrini down on occasions this season. Manchester City sit fourth in the Premier League and have won just two of their last eight games in all competitions, including a 4-2 defeat to Manchester United last Sunday. Goalkeeper Hart insists it has

Ryan Bertrand joins Southampton on a permanent basis

Southampton have completed the signing of Ryan Bertrand on a permanent deal from Chelsea. The 25-year-old full-back originally joined the Saints at the start of this campaign on a season-long loan, but he has now signed a four-and-a-half-year contract. Bertrand was sent off during Sunday’s 1-0 loss at home to Swansea for

Swansea sign Jack Cork from Southampton

Garry Monk feels Swansea's midfield will be much improved by the signing of Southampton's Jack Cork. Cork completed his move to the Liberty Stadium on Friday for a fee in the region of £3m, and Monk admitted he was shocked to learn the 25-year-old was even available. Swansea and Southampton meet at

Diego Costa will contest FA Charge

Diego Costa will contest his FA violent conduct charge with the full support of Chelsea. The Spain striker is to deny an accusation of stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can during Tuesday night's Capital One Cup semi-final. Costa will be banned for three matches with immediate effect if the charge is proven, and