Mourinho likens Son’s goal to El Fenomeno effort for Barcelona

Jose Mourinho says Son Heung-min’s goal for Tottenham in their 5-0 victory over Burnley reminded him of one Ronaldo scored for Barcelona.

South Korea’s hard-grafting Son scythed all the way from one box to the other before lashing into the net for a goal of the highest quality at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Read more

‘When Man Utd boss Solskjaer loses it, he really loses it’

Ashley Young claims that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s management style reminds him of Sir Alex Ferguson during his time at Manchester United.

United have won two and drawn two in their last four Premier League matches, with their most recent victory coming against Tottenham on Wednesday night. Read more

Ferguson: Nobody can take that Everton win away from me

Everton caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson says he is “here for as long as they want” him after they beat Chelsea 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.

Richarlison’s early goal was pure theatre, rising above the visitors’ defence to nod home to spark a Ferguson charge down the touchline after just five minutes. Read more

F365’s early loser: Frank Lampard’s flimsy Chelsea

I won’t profess to know anything about how a Premier League manager scouts an opponent. My experience is limited to an assistant sending me an e-mail on the eve of the match, informing me that this team plays on the counter-attack with fast strikers. I drag my ‘defensive line’ marker to ‘deep’, nod sagely, rename myself Arrigo Sacchi and reload the game after suffering a 5-0 defeat. Read more