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BRIGHTON LOSE UNBEATEN PREMIER LEAGUE START

Brighton and Hove Albion have lost their unbeaten start in the Premier League this season after they were beaten 2-1 at the home of newly promoted team Fulham. London team Fulham are one of the three newly promoted teams in the Premier League this season alongside Nottingham Forest and Bournemouth after they won the English Championship last season.

Manager Graham Potter and his Brighton players came into the Fulham game with the record of no defeat in their first four games in the Premier League this season. They had three wins and a draw from those four league games. In the end, the run came to an and courtesy the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Fulham.

CHELSEA SUBMIT FINAL OFFER TO SIGN PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG FROM BARCA

According to a report by Spanish publication SPORT, as relayed by Sport Witness, the transfer saga involving Barcelona, Chelsea, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might be in the endgame. The Blues have lodged their final offer, worth €20 million, to prise the Catalan club’s star striker. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s career has been on a rollercoaster ride in the last twelve months. The 33-year-old’s form faltered in the first half of the 2021/22 season before Mikel Arteta banished him from the Arsenal squad. He subsequently left Arsenal as a free agent in January before joining Barcelona.

Aubameyang was on a tear in the second half of the 2021/22 season, finishing the campaign as Barcelona’s joint top scorer, despite playing only 23 games. But the Gabonese striker has fallen down the pecking order following Robert Lewandowski’s arrival this summer. And his situation at FC Barcelona has captured the attention of Chelsea.

CHELSEA SUBMIT FINAL OFFER TO SIGN PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG FROM BARCA

According to a report by Spanish publication SPORT, as relayed by Sport Witness, the transfer saga involving Barcelona, Chelsea, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might be in the endgame.

The Blues have lodged their final offer, worth €20 million, to prise the Catalan club’s star striker. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s career has been on a rollercoaster ride in the last twelve months. The 33-year-old’s form faltered in the first half of the 2021/22 season before Mikel Arteta banished him from the Arsenal squad. He subsequently left Arsenal as a free agent in January before joining Barcelona.

CRYSTAL PALACE REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN SIGNING HOUSSEM AOUAR THIS SUMMER

According to L’Equipe, Premier League club Crystal Palace are interested in making a move for 24-year-old Olympique Lyonnais star Houssem Aouar this summer. The French international has just under a year to go on his contract, and the Ligue 1 outfit risk losing him as a free agent next summer. Aouar is keen to move to the Premier League and could be about to achieve the dream, possibly by joining Crystal Palace. A move to England will give him a larger platform to demonstrate his talents.

Nottingham Forest are keen to sign the player and appear to be in the driving seat to see the deal through. The French international is ready to join the Tricky Trees, but the English club are yet to meet Lyon’s €15 million asking price. This gives other teams, including Crystal Palace, the opportunity to steal a march for the player.

LIVERPOOL PRE-SEASON WOES CONTINUE AGAINST SALZBURG

Liverpool have been very poor in pre-season football this summer going by their high standards. The reigning Champions League finalists have already lost one game in pre-season and they were beaten again to make it two pre-season defeats following the 1-0 loss to hosts Red Bulls Salzburg of Austria.

In pre-season football this summer, Liverpool have now won two and lost two from four games after the narrow defeat at the hands of the Austrian champions. Young Slovenian forward Benjamin Sesko proved to be the recipient of the winning goal just after the half-hour mark. He had missed a decent opportunity to give his team the lead before he made amends some minutes later with his goal comingone minute on the side of the half-hour mark.

IN-FORM MARTIAL MISFIRES AGAINST VILLA

Frenchman Anthony Martial has been the go-to man for Manchester United in terms of goals during this summers pre-season games, but he was unable to find the back of the net during the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in an all-Premier League encounter played in Australia this weekend. Martial failed to register a goal as Manchester United were pegged back by their Premier League opponents from a strong position at the end of the first 45 minutes.


Manchester United opened the floodgate of goals through England national team star Jadon Sancho on 25 minutes before the advantage was doubled by the own goal from Villa defender Matty Cash three minutes from the half-time interval. The goals from Sancho and Cash (own goal) gave the Red Devils a 2-0 lead at the half-time break.

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