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Liverpool host Crystal Palace on Monday as both clubs look to get their first wins of the season, and it’s live on talkSPORT. The Reds and Patrick Vieira’s Eagles failed to win on the opening weekend, though Palace faced a much tougher side on paper in Arsenal. However, the Reds have won their last ten meetings with Palace and will hope they can get that first victory. Meanwhile, the visitors want to end that dreadful record and get their campaign up and running. Liverpool drew 2-2 with FulhamPalace were beaten 2-0 by ArsenalLiverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Phillips, Robertson, Fabinho, Elliot, Milner, Salah, Diaz, NunezCrystal Palace: Guaita, Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Ward, Doucoure, Schlupp, Eze, Ayew, Zaha FOLLOW OUR LIVE MATCH BLOG FOR REGULAR UPDATES…

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, views and rumours from the Premier League and beyond. Manchester United have denied reports they’ll terminate Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract if his attitude doesn’t improve. The Red Devils are also in talks over moves for Adrien Rabiot and Alvaro Morata, while links to Leicester star Jamie Vardy have emerged. Chelsea are still in the market for a number of players, including Frenkie de Jong, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Wesley Fofana, as new co-owner Todd Boehly scrambles to get deals over the line before September. Meanwhile, Everton are considering an offer in excess of £40million from the Blues for Anthony Gordon. FOLLOW OUR LIVE TRANSFER BLOG BELOW FOR ALL THE LATEST NEWS…

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte charged by Football Association for touchline fracas and Chelsea boss could be in further trouble after comments about Anthony Taylor

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have been charged by the Football Association after their touchline fracas during and after Chelsea and Tottenham’s draw. The Chelsea and Spurs managers clashes twice at Stamford Bridge, leading to two melees as tensions boiled over in a feisty London derby, which saw the away side snatch a 2-2 draw. Both sets of players contested things ferociouslyGetty And so did both managersGetty Both managers were booked for the first bust-up, then sent off at full-time when a niggly handshake sparked further ugly scenes. The FA confirmed on Monday evening that Tuchel and Conte now had a charge to answer. “Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have both been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3, following the Premier League fixture between Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC on Sunday 14 August 2022,” the FA’s statement read. “It is alleged that the behaviour of both managers was improper following the end of the fixture. Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have until Thursday 18 August 2022 to provide their respective responses.” It’s understood Tuchel could yet face further charges with the FA set to investigate the German’s post-match comments as he claimed ‘maybe it would be better’ for Anthony Taylor not to referee Chelsea again, with the Blues boss incensed that both of Spurs’ goals stood. Kalidou Koulibaly volleyed home Marc Cucurella’s corner, before Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg hit back for Spurs. Most read in Football news Man United stars hold crunch talks with board, Vardy linked, Chelsea make Gordon bid idea Souness suggests Man United sign Villa and West Ham stars and makes Ten Hag claim explained Graeme Souness addresses 'man's game' comments made after Chelsea vs Spurs match call up ‘Bring it on, son’ - Graeme Souness challenges Tyrone Mings to phone talkSPORT PENALTYGATE Messi's reaction when Mbappe bumps into him as he asks Neymar for penalty surprise Man United put starlet up for sale despite 'criminal' McTominay and Fred wow 'The worst possible teammate' - Man United star 'gets away with murder', talkSPORT told funny Conte issues cheeky Instagram message to Tuchel over wild 'Mourinho celebration' Harry Kane scored an equaliser in the final seconds of the match to get Spurs an undeserved drawAFP Reece James fired home to put Chelsea back in front in the closing stages, only for Kane to nod home in the sixth minute of second-half added time. Tuchel lamented both Spurs’ goals being allowed to stand, claiming Richarlison was offside for Hojbjerg’s effort. The Blues were then left furious that Cristian Romero was not punished for pulling Cucurella’s hair, with a VAR check ruling out a red card but then not imposing any sanction. More than 90,000 people have signed an online petition demanding Taylor be blocked from refereeing Chelsea again. Taylor’s performance came under a great deal of scrutinyRex Chelsea supporters have long claimed an agenda from Taylor against them, and Tuchel did not dampen those flames when speaking after Sunday’s tetchy but compelling draw. Asked if he thinks Taylor should not referee Chelsea again, Tuchel replied on Sunday: “Maybe it would be better, maybe it would be better. “But honestly we also have VAR to help make the right decisions. “Since when can players have their hair pulled, since when is that? And if he does not see it, I don’t blame him – I didn’t see it. “But we have people at VAR who check this, and then you see it. And then what? And how can this not be a free-kick, and then a red card? How? “This does not even have to do with the referee in this case. If he does not see something that’s why we have people to check if this is a decisive error or not.” Tuchel might have gone too far with his post-match comments@skysports When asked again about Chelsea supporters’ concerns about Taylor’s officiating, Tuchel continued: “I don’t think that just some of the fans think that: I can assure you that the whole dressing room of us, every person thinks that. “Not only the fans. You know the players, they know what’s going on when they are on the pitch. They know it.” Asked if the players are worried when Taylor is in charge, Tuchel added: “Yeah, of course.” And when it was put to him that he will most likely face a touchline ban for next weekend’s Premier League trip to Leeds, Tuchel said: “So, good! I cannot coach but the referee can whistle the next game.” Offer Of The Day ALL CUSTOMERS: Bet £5 via the talkSPORT EDGE app with Paddy Power and get a £5 free bet – available to all customers* – CLAIM HERE NEW CUSTOMERS: Bet £10 with Bet365, Get £50 in Free Bets* – CLAIM HERE Paddy Power All Customers: Place a £5 Sportsbook Bet through the talkSPORT EDGE app between the 1st and 31st August. Get a £5 free bet on the next Monday after your qualifying bet. T&C’s apply. 18+ Begambleaware.org Bet365: Open account offer. Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. 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Chelsea’s £40m move for Anthony Gordon is a ‘gamble’ says Graeme Souness, while Everton are warned selling would be ‘awfully bad business’

Graeme Souness has said a £40million move for Everton’s ‘promising’ youngster Anthony Gordon is a ‘gamble’ for a Chelsea side needing goals. Gordon, 21, is the subject of a whopping bid from the Blues, having only properly broken into the Toffees’ first team last season. Gordon has quickly become a fixture in Everton’s line upGetty And he could be tempted to Chelsea who got a glimpse of him in their opener The local lad and academy star made his senior debut in 2017 and made 12 appearances the following season before spending 2020/21 on loan at Preston. Last season, though, he became a fixture under Rafael Benitez and Frank Lampard, scoring four goals in 40 appearances in all competitions, and getting called up to England’s Under-21s in November. Gordon has started both of Everton’s opening Premier League games as a striker this season, convincing Chelsea to make a bid, which may soon be increased. talkSPORT sources understand Lampard is keen on Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi and Billy Gilmour, who could move as part of a deal. Graeme Souness is far from convinced though. “It’s a hell of a lot of money for a 21-year-old who’s played 50-odd games,” the Scot told talkSPORT. Souness is surprised at Chelsea’s potentially huge bid Most read in Football news Man United stars hold crunch talks with board, Vardy linked, Chelsea make Gordon bid idea Souness suggests Man United sign Villa and West Ham stars and makes Ten Hag claim explained Graeme Souness addresses 'man's game' comments made after Chelsea vs Spurs match call up ‘Bring it on, son’ - Graeme Souness challenges Tyrone Mings to phone talkSPORT PENALTYGATE Messi's reaction when Mbappe bumps into him as he asks Neymar for penalty surprise Man United put starlet up for sale despite 'criminal' McTominay and Fred “I think the young man is promising but when you’re spending £40m on someone who might not be a player it’s a big gamble. “I think Chelsea’s needs are in another area, I think they need to get an out-and-out goalscorer through the middle, someone who’s going to put them away for fun. “I can’t see the sense of it for Chelsea, I don’t think he’s going to come in and be an impact for where they want to be, it’s a gamble. “I think where Chelsea are now, I look at their bench I look at their starting eleven, they’re in good shape, but for one area, a major goalscorer.” Gordon has played Everton’s opening matches as a striker but Chelsea need guaranteed goalsGetty Not only was Chelsea’s part in the deal questioned, but also Everton’s with Simon Jordan saying selling up could backfire massively. He explained: “I think it would be awfully bad business for Everton to sell Anthony Gordon. “This is a young player coming out of their academy, it’s a ridiculous amount of money, Everton have got guidelines around Financial Fair Play and they’re restricted by what they can and can’t do. “This sends a message – they’d have sold Richarlison, haven’t really replaced him, and I think selling one of your young players – the thing that keeps you sane – producing a player from your academy that wants to play for you, sends all the wrong kind of messaging. “For the player, there’s no guarantee he’s going to get in Chelsea’s side so what’s he doing? He’s playing at Everton, he’s learning his trade, earning the right to be a top player and playing week-in week-out, at Chelsea it’s going to be an entirely different dynamic.” Offer Of The Day ALL CUSTOMERS: Bet £5 via the talkSPORT EDGE app with Paddy Power and get a £5 free bet – available to all customers* – CLAIM HERE NEW CUSTOMERS: Bet £10 with Bet365, Get £50 in Free Bets* – CLAIM HERE Paddy Power All Customers: Place a £5 Sportsbook Bet through the talkSPORT EDGE app between the 1st and 31st August. Get a £5 free bet on the next Monday after your qualifying bet. T&C’s apply. 18+ Begambleaware.org Bet365: Open account offer. Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply 18+ Begambleaware.org SEE ALL FREE BET OFFERS FOR NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS HERE

Arsene Wenger ‘not in the conversation’ of Premier League managers with great legacies, says Graeme Souness who lists Man United’s Sir Alex Ferguson and Man City’s Pep Guardiola ahead of Arsenal icon

Arsene Wenger is ‘not in the conversation’ when it comes to Premier League managers with great legacies, according to Graeme Souness. The legendary Scot instead named Manchester Unite icon Sir Alex Ferguson and Man City head coach Pep Guardiola as the two most influential bosses the division has seen as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. Wenger’s legacy isn’t up there with the best, says SounessGetty Souness instead named Guardiola and Ferguson as the greatsgetty Wenger holds the record as the longest serving manager in the division’s history, managing Arsenal from 1996 to 2018. In that time he won the top-flight title three times, whilst lifting the FA Cup on seven occasions and reaching the Champions League final in 2006. Many consider his greatest achievement as leading the Gunners to the 2003/04 title without losing a game, seeing his side dubbed ‘The Invincibles’ for the feat, which still hasn’t been matched. But according to Liverpool and Rangers legend Souness, his impact is far less than that of Ferguson and Guardiola. When asked if Wenger has a legacy like the pair, Souness said: “No not for me.  “I think he had a fantastic 10 years, but he did inherit the best back-five arguably in world football. He had a knowledge of French football when France produced the best group of players in the history of French football and he had an insight before anyone else did. Wenger had a cheat code when it came to French signingsGetty Images - Getty Most read in Football news Man United stars hold crunch talks with board, Vardy linked, Chelsea make Gordon bid idea Souness suggests Man United sign Villa and West Ham stars and makes Ten Hag claim explained Graeme Souness addresses 'man's game' comments made after Chelsea vs Spurs match call up ‘Bring it on, son’ - Graeme Souness challenges Tyrone Mings to phone talkSPORT PENALTYGATE Messi's reaction when Mbappe bumps into him as he asks Neymar for penalty surprise Man United put starlet up for sale despite 'criminal' McTominay and Fred “For 10 years they were the real deal, then for another decade I don’t think he came anywhere near that. “I think [the greatest legacy] goes to Fergie, he built three or four teams, his legacy is the largest. “Pep has definitely bought something different into our game, the playing out from the back was creeping into the game but it was a surge when he arrived, with pitches improving you could do that more. “Central defenders and full-backs were never entirely comfortable taking the ball in their own box, but the game has evolved and everyone now does it in the higher leagues, I would say he has had a major major influence on where the game has gone.” Offer Of The Day ALL CUSTOMERS: Bet £5 via the talkSPORT EDGE app with Paddy Power and get a £5 free bet – available to all customers* – CLAIM HERE NEW CUSTOMERS: Bet £10 with Bet365, Get £50 in Free Bets* – CLAIM HERE Paddy Power All Customers: Place a £5 Sportsbook Bet through the talkSPORT EDGE app between the 1st and 31st August. Get a £5 free bet on the next Monday after your qualifying bet. T&C’s apply. 18+ Begambleaware.org Bet365: Open account offer. Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply 18+ Begambleaware.org SEE ALL FREE BET OFFERS FOR NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS HERE

Southampton pursuing Manchester United wonderkid James Garner, who’s compared to David Beckham, as Red Devils give green light for academy product to leave

Southampton are one of the clubs pursuing an interest in Manchester United midfielder James Garner, talkSPORT understands. The Red Devils have told academy product Garner they are willing to sell him, despite them not signing a central midfielder this summer. Garner started in United’s pre-season friendly against Rayo Vallecano.Getty talkSPORT’s transfer guru Alex Crook says the Red Devils are open to offers of between £15million and £20million for the youngster. This is despite Manchester United not signing a central midfielder this summer, with current options Scott McTominay and Fred being widely criticised so far this season. The 21-year-old has made seven appearances for the first team and impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest last season, making 40 appearances in a campaign that saw them get promoted back to the Premier League. In addition to this, he’s even been compared to football icon and former Man United midfielder, David Beckham. During the Tricky Trees’ 4-1 win over Leicester City in the FA Cup last term, talkSPORT’s Trevor Sinclair said: “James Garner’s deliveries remind me of David Beckham’s. “He’s got that dip and that whip and it causes so many problems. The pace on the ball, he’s putting it on a sixpence every time. Most read in Football news Man United stars hold crunch talks with board, Vardy linked, Chelsea make Gordon bid idea Souness suggests Man United sign Villa and West Ham stars and makes Ten Hag claim explained Graeme Souness addresses 'man's game' comments made after Chelsea vs Spurs match call up ‘Bring it on, son’ - Graeme Souness challenges Tyrone Mings to phone talkSPORT PENALTYGATE Messi's reaction when Mbappe bumps into him as he asks Neymar for penalty surprise Man United put starlet up for sale despite 'criminal' McTominay and Fred Garner was a star at Forest last seasonGetty “The advantage is with the attackers because they know where he’s aiming depending on what signal he puts up. It’s an absolutely phenomenal cross that he’s got in the locker.” The Saints are looking to add Garner to the midfield ranks, joining the likes of Joe Aribo, Sekou Mara and Romeo Lavia at St Mary’s. Offer Of The Day ALL CUSTOMERS: Bet £5 via the talkSPORT EDGE app with Paddy Power and get a £5 free bet – available to all customers* – CLAIM HERE NEW CUSTOMERS: Bet £10 with Bet365, Get £50 in Free Bets* – CLAIM HERE Paddy Power All Customers: Place a £5 Sportsbook Bet through the talkSPORT EDGE app between the 1st and 31st August. Get a £5 free bet on the next Monday after your qualifying bet. T&C’s apply. 18+ Begambleaware.org Bet365: Open account offer. Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply 18+ Begambleaware.org SEE ALL FREE BET OFFERS FOR NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS HERE