While it’s a coup for Villa, it’s also a welcome relief for Ryan, the last Australian still playing in the Premier League after Aaron Mooy’s move to China. Reports in the UK last week claimed Brighton had entered the race to sign Martinez, a move that would have left Ryan out of the cold. The Australian has established himself as one of the Premier League’s best keepers but he came in for some criticism after an error-riddled performance in a season-opening 3-1 loss to Chelsea.
Things have gone quite well in the first month of the season for Ross Barkley at Aston Villa. Unable to carve out regular opportunities at Stamford Bridge since his arrival in January 2018, the...
Marcelo Bielsa has warned his Leeds players it is crucial they retain their attacking threat as they seek to re-establish themselves in the Premier League.