Brentford are set to complete the signing of Christian Eriksen imminently, in a move which would herald one of the great sporting comebacks.
Marcus Rashford struck with virtually the last kick of the game to take Manchester United into the Premier League top four at West Ham’s expense with a 1-0 win on Saturday.
Ralf Rangnick stood by his decision to substitute Cristiano Ronaldo despite the striker’s angry reaction during Manchester United’s 3-1 win at Brentford.
Manchester United got back on track with a 3-1 win at Brentford on Wednesday, but Cristiano Ronaldo’s petulant reaction to his substitution cast a shadow over their first victory in three Premier League games.
Liverpool kept their slim hopes of reeling in Manchester City at the top of the Premier League alive by seeing off Brentford 3-0 at Anfield to move up to second in the table on Sunday.
With the season roughly at its halfway point, the statistics show that West Ham and Brentford are happily punching above their weight in the Premier League.
Brighton’s Danny Welbeck scored a dramatic stoppage-time goal to deny Chelsea a vital Premier League win on Wednesday just as they were poised to move to within three points of Manchester City.
Liverpool came from two goals down to beat Leicester on penalties after a pulsating League Cup quarter-final ended 3-3 at Anfield as Tottenham and Chelsea also made the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Manchester United’s match at Brentford on Tuesday was postponed as the English Premier League reported a record number of Covid-19 cases, with the virus threatening to disrupt the busy Christmas fixture list.
Manchester United condemned Crystal Palace to a 3rd straight defeat, while Tottenham Hotspur eased their way to a comfortable victory against Norwich City in the Premier League on Sunday.