EPL: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer & Marcus Rashford win monthly awards

Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won the manager of the month award for January. United earned 10 points from 12 available with wins over Newcastle United, Tottenham and Brighton and a draw with Burnley. United striker Marcus Rashford won the January player of the month award. The 21-year-old England international scored three goals in four league games, including winners against Spurs and Brighton. United have cut the gap to the top four from 11 points to two under Solskjaer, who took over from the sacked Jose Mourinho…

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Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea manager would ‘give all his possessions to win’ with new club

Maurizio Sarri says he would ‘give all his possessions to win something’ with Chelsea after replacing Antonio Conte as their manager. The Italian is the ninth man to be appointed the Blues’ full-time boss since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. His first game in charge is next week’s pre-season friendly with Perth Glory. “With one or two adjustments we can try to play my football,” Sarri told the club’s official website. “I hope that fans can enjoy the team. “Chelsea is one of the most important clubs…

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EPL: Manchester City manager signs new deal to 2021

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has signed a new deal which will keep him at the club until 2021. The 47-year-old Spaniard led City to the Premier League title with a record 100 points last season. The contract extension means his deal with City is the longest commitment the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss has made to a club since starting his managerial career in 2008. “I am so happy and excited. It’s a pleasure to work here,” he said. “I enjoy working with our players every day and we…

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