Football Today, May 16, 2022: All eyes are on Arsenal’s trip to Newcastle

All eyes will be on St James’ Park tonight as Arsenal look to regain their place in the top four by beating Newcastle.

We preview this crucial clash, react to an action-packed weekend and bring you our usual help of news and transfer gossip.

Newcastle v Arsenal

The pressure is on Mikel Arteta’s men after Tottenham backed up their win in the North London derby last week with a slim 1-0 win over Burnley yesterday.

Spurs now have a two-point cushion in fourth place, meaning the Gunners need to come out of a tough trip to Tyneside with all three points to keep things in their hands on the final day.

Securing Champions League football next season will certainly have a knock-on effect on any new signings they can lure to the Emirates over the summer.

With a new striker likely to be on the agenda, we assess five options Arsenal could target in the off-season.

Reaction of the weekend

Riyad Mahrez saw late penalty saved to keep Liverpool alive in title race

Manchester City fought back from two goals down to draw West Ham but missed the chance to confirm themselves as champions after Riyad Mahrez saw a late penalty saved.

With Everton at nine losing 3-2 to Brentford and Leeds claiming a point down on Brighton in the battle to survive, we pick our stars from Matchday 37 so far.

Transfer talk

Wolves playmaker Ruben Neves may have played his last home game for the club
Wolves playmaker Ruben Neves may have played his last home game for the club

Our daily transfer column leads to Ruben Neves’ emotional farewell to Wolves fans after their draw with Norwich put Barcelona and Manchester United on red alert.

One player whose moves will undoubtedly be a subject of interest this summer is Gareth Bale, who is set to leave Real Madrid when his contract expires in June.

We take a closer look at where the Welshman could be heading next with a move to MLS or even a shock return to Cardiff supposedly on the cards.

More to enjoy

Liverpool kept their quadruple hopes alive on Saturday, but they needed a penalty shootout to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley – and we all have the reaction to their spectacular triumph.

Once the regular season of the championship is over and dusted off, we select the stars who have shone the most at the second level this term.

And as always, you can catch up on all Monday’s headlines via LiveScore Daily, which brings you the latest news in handy little chunks.

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