Oh, great. Another injury.
Bielsa says Barry Douglas is out for two to three weeks. #lufc— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) January 9, 2019
Marcelo Bielsa’s press conference is starting to sound like a roll call at a hospital. As soon as someone gets fit, someone else goes down injured. Tom Pearce is fit again, and Leif Davis looked good in a limited appearance, so one of them will likely fill in at Derby County, and it’ll be a relief to see Liam Cooper back in defence. but this whole thing is still pretty worrying.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
Phil Hay thinks that Leeds need to bring in some new players in the January transfer window. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
England and English Football Links
Bolton Wanderers have even more serious financial problems, as they will reportedly face two winding-up petitions this month. [The Telegraph]
Tottenham Hotspur will stay at Wembley until at least March, after yet more delays to their new stadium. [BBC.com]
World Football Links
Ray Gaddis has re-signed with the Philadelphia Union. [Brotherly Game]
In Mexico, Chivas de Guadalajara opened their Copa MX campaign with a win. [FMF State of Mind]
AS Roma are reportedly interested in Thiago Mendes. [Chiesa di Totti]
It’s being reported that Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey will sign a contract with Juventus after the Supercoppa match against Milan. [Black & White & Read All Over]
Mauro Icardi has rejected yet another contract offer from Inter Milan. [Serpents of Madonnina]
Sampdoria have agreed a deal for Southampton’s Manolo Gabbiadini. [Sky Sports]