Gareth Bale Declared Fit and May Play Against Manchester City on Sunday: The Daily EPL
Gareth Bale has been declared fit and may play against Manchester City on Sunday, according to manager Andre Villas-Boas.
Bale injured his ankle and was stretchered off the pitch on April 4 in an Europa League tie against Basel. Initial concerns were that Bale would be out for the season, but the Welsh winger recuperated quickly and may start or play a part in the key match on Sunday (8:30am ET kick-off).
It’s been a good day for Bale. In addition to being declared fit, Bale has been nominated for two Player of the Year awards.
Here are today’s Premier League news headlines:
- Gareth Bale declared fit for Manchester City showdown — ESPN
- Liverpool transfers to be decided by committee, not Brendan Rodgers — The Telegraph
- Football League clubs want the EPL to increase the amount of money it hands down — BBC Sport
- Virgin Trains statement delivers final insult to FA Cup final fans — The Independent
- Premier League directors’ earnings far outstrip private-sector equivalent — The Guardian
- Artur Boruc signs new Southampton contract — Premier League
- Man City and Wigan fans won’t be stranded after coach firm offers way home — The Mirror
- Sam Allardyce escapes FA action over comments following draw with Man United — The Independent
- Tony Pulis issues a “call to arms for everybody in Stoke” to help the team retain EPL status — BBC Sport
- Arsène Wenger says English football must not lose its physical edge — The Telegraph
- The Premier League’s adaptation of the NFL’s ‘Rooney Rule’ — Pro Soccer Talk
- Darren Bent could be the man to save Aston Villa from relegation says Lambert — The Mirror
- Stoke City make moves to put Jermaine Pennant out of his misery — The Telegraph
- John Terry: David Luiz could lead Chelsea — The Guardian
- Wayne Rooney could certainly have a future at Man United, but not on his terms — The Independent
- West Ham’s Andy Carroll is in the clear but FA will renew discipline debate — The Telegraph
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