Mario Balotelli not suited to Liverpool's style, says Brendan Rodgers
Mario Balotelli not suited to Liverpool's style, says Brendan Rodgers

Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool`s squad for the festive programme but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy`s striker`s credentials on Wednesday.

Tough test awaits Premier League managers in busy festive period
Tough test awaits Premier League managers in busy festive period

Festive season in the Premier League is a very tricky period for all the clubs. It is that time of the year, when fixtures come thick and fast and managers need to be at their best with regards to squad management.

Louis van Gaal breaks Manchester United tradition, gives players Christmas Day off
Louis van Gaal breaks Manchester United tradition, gives players Christmas Day off

Breaking away from tradition, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has decided to give his players a break on Christmas Day. Traditionally, under Sir Alex Ferguson and then under David Moyes, December 25 was a working day for all the players.

Nigel Pearson not to appeal touchline ban
Nigel Pearson not to appeal touchline ban

 Leicester City manager, Nigel Pearson, said he would not appeal his touchline ban for swearing at one of the football club's supporters.

Benfica striker Nelson Oliveir to join Swansea
Benfica striker Nelson Oliveir to join Swansea

English Premier League club Swansea City have agreed to sign Nelson Oliveira from Benfica on loan until the end of the season, according to the official website of the English Premier League.

Chelsea aim to deny rivals Manchester City any festive cheer
Chelsea aim to deny rivals Manchester City any festive cheer

The omens are good for a Chelsea side heading into Christmas top of the Premier League tree but manager Jose Mourinho does not want to give title rivals Manchester City any reason to cheer over the festive season.

Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen
Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen

Southampton have agreed to sign Werder Bremen`s Netherlands winger Eljero Elia on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Gabriel Agbonlahor wins red card appeal
Gabriel Agbonlahor wins red card appeal

Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has won an appeal to overturn his controversial red card in Saturday`s 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

No injury returns for Manchester United, says Louis van Gaal
No injury returns for Manchester United, says Louis van Gaal

None of Manchester United`s injured players are likely to be fit for the next Premier League match against Newcastle United, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday.

Title not won in December, warns Manuel Pellegrini
Title not won in December, warns Manuel Pellegrini

Many Premier League managers highlight the importance of negotiating the hectic Christmas period, but Manchester City`s Manuel Pellegrini is in a relaxed mood with his side trailing leaders Chelsea by three points. 

Cesc Fabregas continues to rub salt in Arsene Wenger's wounds
Cesc Fabregas continues to rub salt in Arsene Wenger's wounds

Majority of Arsenal fans were left baffled in the summer when manager Arsene Wenger refused to sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona despite having a first buy option.

Busy period gives Arsenal chance to shine, says Arsene Wenger
Busy period gives Arsenal chance to shine, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal must use the busy Christmas and New Year fixture schedule to show their Premier League rivals they mean business after a sluggish start to the season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday. 

Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife
Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife

Former Premier League defender Clarke Carlisle is "very poorly" but "alive and stable" after being hit by a truck, his wife Gemma announced on Tuesday.

Arsenal's injury woes confirmed by study
Arsenal's injury woes confirmed by study

Arsenal and injuries have gone hand in hand over the last decade when the Gunners have had more players spending lengthy spells on the sidelines than many of their Premier League rivals, a study has shown. 

Arsenal becomes first PL club to reach five million Twitter followers
Arsenal becomes first PL club to reach five million Twitter followers

Arsenal became the third most followed team on the social network after becoming the first Premier League club to reach five million followers on Twitter.

Jose Mourinho ecstatic at players attitude in win over Stoke
Jose Mourinho ecstatic at players attitude in win over Stoke

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed his side`s 2-0 Premier League victory at Stoke City as one of their most significant yet this season.

Arsenal first Premier League club to reach five million Twitter followers
Arsenal first Premier League club to reach five million Twitter followers

Arsenal have become the first Premier League club to reach five million followers on Twitter.

Hull recall Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa
Hull recall Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa

Hull City have recalled Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa from loan spells in a bid to dig themselves out of the Premier League relegation zone over the festive season programme.

Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva
Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva

Spanish striker David Silva has backed Manchester City to put pressure on current Premier League leaders Chelsea after removing Jose Mourinho's men's lead over the past month, and has also warned the Londoners that they could slip up at Stoke City in Monday's encounter.

Liverpool can still be in top four mix, says Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool can still be in top four mix, says Brendan Rodgers

 Liverpool can still finish in the Premier League`s top four and claim a place in next season`s Champions League, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday after a 2-2 home draw with Arsenal.