Emile Heskey says the pressure is on Jurgen Klopp. That is according to Emile Heskey, who believes the Liverpool boss needs to deliver silverware very soon. Klopp has reached two finals since arriving at Anfield in October 2015, the League Cup and Europa League, but lost both. A sticky run of form has raised questions about their potential to challenge for the Premier League title. A 2-0 defeat at Leicester has seen them dumped out of the Carabao Cup.
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck is out for at least three weeks with a groin injury and manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday that the striker is unlikely to return before next month's international break. Welbeck was hurt in Arsenal's 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday and will miss Wednesday's League Cup match against third tier side Doncaster, Premier League games with West Bromwich Albion and Brighton & Hove Albion, and a Europa League fixture against Bate Borisov.
Ander Herrera has made just one Premier League start this season but the Manchester United midfielder has no doubts he remains an important part of manager Jose Mourinho's plans. Overlooked on Sunday despite Paul Pogba's absence through injury, Herrera came on as a 77th minute substitute against Everton and stabilised United's midfield. I feel as important as I did last season, the 28-year-old told British media.
Everton showed plenty of signs they were improving despite the heavy defeat to Manchester United and the side have the character to turn things around, midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has said. Even though we conceded four goals I think we were more solid as a team and harder to break down. Everton, 18th in the league table with four points from five games, host Sunderland in the League Cup on Wednesday before Saturday's league match against Bournemouth at Goodison Park.
Former England defender Martin Keown has asserted that Arsenal are defensively stronger without their star footballers Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, following the club's goalless draw in an English Premier League (EPL) match against Chelsea. Without these two, Arsenal were much better defensively. German international Ozil was omitted from the squad that travelled for the away fixture, while Chilean Sanchez came off the bench in the 75th minute of the tie.
Ander Herrera has made just one Premier League start this season but the Manchester United midfielder has no doubts he remains an important part of manager Jose Mourinho's plans. Overlooked on Sunday despite Paul Pogba's absence through injury, Herrera came on as a 77th minute substitute against Everton and stabilised United's midfield. I am a team player and I always say that and if the manager decides to keep me on the bench I will be ready.
Belgian champion Anderlecht has parted company with coach Rene Weiler following a disappointing start to the season. Anderlecht was also beaten 3-0 by Bayern Munich in its opening Champions League group game last week. It leaves the team third in a group that also includes Paris Saint-Germain and Celtic. Anderlecht says it thanks Rene Weiler for his commitment, his services and his professionalism. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Jose Mourinho has suggested Everton should be targeting a top-four finish after spending 145 million pounds in the summer but the Merseyside club's manager, Ronald Koeman, says his Manchester United counterpart's claims are unrealistic. Mourinho's comments came in his programme notes ahead of United's 4-0 thumping of Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich will be looking to silence their critics with victory over Mainz in the Bundesliga this Saturday. A 3-0 victory over Anderlecht in the Champions League on Tuesday was overshadowed by reports of internal disharmony in Munich. Borussia Dortmund host Cologne on Sunday, as they look to bounce back from defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in midweek. Mueller may also return to the starting line-up, as Ancelotti looks to rotate his squad after Tuesday's Champions League fixture.
Then Ashley Williams gifted United a second goal scored by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and the floor gave way on Everton. Anthony Martial's injury-time penalty completed the rout, meaning Everton have conceded 10 goals without scoring in eight days. They have lost their last four games and have not won since beating Hajduk Split in the Europa League on 17 August.
Until the 83rd minute at Old Trafford on Sunday Ronald Koeman must have thought his Everton side had turned an important corner, before a late capitulation left them in the Premier League relegation zone. Everton were trailing 1-0 to Antonio Valencia's early stunner but playing well and threatening an equaliser. Then Ashley Williams gifted United a second goal scored by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and the floor gave way on Everton.