According to Matthew Upson for Yorkshire Live, new Tottenham signing Will Lankshear is a lifelong Spurs fan and pushed to join the North London club this summer. Spurs officially announced the signing of Lankshear from Sheffield United earlier this week, with the forward set to join the club’s academy. The 17-year-old forward is considered to be one of the best players of his age group in the country, having scored 38 goals in 48 appearances for the Blades’ Under-18s and Under-23s. Sheffield United only signed the teenager 12 months ago after he was released by Arsenal but Yorkshire Live explains
Ex-Arsenal defender Matthew Upson has warned the club about the possibility of losing the services of star player Bukayo Saka to big clubs. Matthew Upson stated this in a chat with Stadium Astro as he said that the England international is an attractive player for the other big teams.He’s certain that Saka could be tempted by a big club with a better chance of winning the Premier League title in comparison with the Gunners. Matthew Upson said that Arsenal have to do everything possible to keep improving Saka at the club and that the player must be made to feel
Matthew Upson was impressed with the contributions of Manchester United loanee Jesse Lingard for England during the recent international break especially during the home win over Andorra in what was a qualifying match ahead of the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar. Lingard is on loan at West Ham United from Manchester United. He had to join the Hammers during the January transfer window to play regular first team football. The decision to sign for the Hammers on loan till the end of the season has paid off for the Manchester United Academy graduate and Matthew Upson was impressed with
The transfer window is up and running with the latest news suggesting that Liverpool and West Ham are interested in signing Real Betis ace Junior Firpo. Spanish tabloid Sport claims that the Reds are weighing up a big transfer move for the 22-year-old who has impressed at the Spanish side.
Former Stoke City defender Matthew Upson believes that Liverpool will not win the title soon if Jurgen Klopp continues his rotation policy. Indeed the German manager has been criticized for the number of changes that he makes to his team especially in the derby against Everton where he left Coutinho as well as Firmino on the bench. So far this season Jurgen Klopp has made the most changes of any team in the Premier League and Matthew Upson believes that this could be a problem in the long run. The former Arsenal defender said that for a team to be