Daily News Summary: City streak ends with Palace draw; Contentious pen denies Arsenal win

Welcome to Flavblist’s Daily News Summary, we bring you all important news in the past 24 hours. Make sure you do not miss out.

TOP HEADLINES

Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City: Eagles miss a penalty but they still spoil Guardiola’s party

Resilient Crystal Palace famously hold off high flying Manchester City to end Pep Guardiola’s hope of equaling his own 19-league-game winning record. Eagles should have won the game though, but Luka Milivojević’s late penalty is saved by Ederson Moraes.

@AdiD: Ederson just saved the game. A match full of drama, but winning streak is broken, And de bruyne is injured that’s not good

@pshyco: reckless from Puncheon, He deserved a Red, Hope de Bryune Is Fine, Ederson saved us, justice done as it was a soft penalty…

@clue_l3ss: This week is seeing lot of injuries to important players, ENGLISH FA needs to consider giving a break to EPL during these Holidays when all the others leagues are on break and EPL players are getting injured, Giving a rest in the middle of season can improve players

West Brom 1-1 Arsenal: Sanchez free-kick cancelled out by controversial penalty

Sanchez grabs late free-kick goal before the hosts equalize with a penalty.@rozay07: Wenger fading out from top four spot. Sanchez once again proving himself. Lacazette should score goals. disappointing performance from arsenal. I expected a better performance. Nice away jersey size though@Conacdikps: Mike Dean frankly needs to be sent back to referring school

Ashley Young banned for three games for elbowing Tadic during Southampton clash

Ashley Young has been banned for three games after accepting a charge of violent conduct.@DhruvCR7: Breaking: One of the tyres of Mourinho’s bus is damaged and will come back after a few days!!

@fimaknop: Young was so stupid to do so,thanks to video cameras

TRANSFER HEADLINE

Chelsea rising star Andreas Christensen on Barcelona’s transfer radar (Mirror)

Andreas Christensen’s Chelsea form is being monitored by Barcelona as the Catalan giants continue their search for a top-class defender, reports The Mirror.

@CHUKSDEMC: Can the media allow this boy to concentrate on his development and football. We are all aware u guys wants to sale ur papers by all means

Valencia striker Rafa Mir to join Real Madrid for €500,000 (Marca)

Valencia striker Rafa Mir is set to join Real Madrid in the coming days with a deal between both clubs practically finalised for a fee of 500,000 euros, and he will initially form part of the youth team.

Bayern will sign Goretzka in the summer (Marca)

Although Barcelona and Liverpool were interested, Leon Goretzka will become a Bayern Munich player on June 30.

Barca target Luan follows in Neymar’s footsteps with SA Footballer of the Year award

The 24-year-old has been rewarded for a brilliant 2017 that included glory in the Copa Libertadores and a call-up to the Brasil team

WHAT THEY SAY

Protect all the players’ – Guardiola issues plea to referees after De Bruyne injury

Pep: Jesus faces up to two months out after injury; I think Sanchez will stay at Arsenal

The Man City star appears to have avoided a serious injury against Crystal Palace, but his manager was still demanding action after the game

@Ryan83: This is the reason why a lot of great players avoid the premier league, why have a short career in England when you can have a lone one in Spain, and remember it’s the same money.

Guardiola admits he doesn’t know when Silva will return

David Silva missed Manchester City’s draw with Crystal Palace and Pep Guardiola says he will not rush him back into action.

Wenger shuts down further Sanchez to City talk

With speculation continuing to mount about the Chilean’s future, the Arsenal boss is growing short on patience

Wenger demands VAR after West Brom snatch controversial point

Alan Pardew admitted the Baggies benefited from a controversial handball, which sent the Arsenal boss into a rant about the standard of referees

THESE THINGS HAPPEN

Messi came in first place in MARCA’s top 100

Individual performances matter more than titles, or at least that is the case for readers who voted for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as the best player in the world in 2017.

@omarfarooq777: leo Messi is the greatest ever and forever…leo is a gift from God to us …leo does the things only he is capable of doing regularly…long live leo Messi…king of football…GOD bless you!

Wenger sets Premier League record for most games managed

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has set a Premier League record by taking charge of his 811th career Premier League game.

Diego Costa finally unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player once again after Chelsea exit

Diego Costa is eager to begin his second spell at Atletico Madrid after spending the last three months confined to the club’s training ground, shackled by the club’s ban on registering new players, the striker said on Sunday.

@Moses Kayode: Home you come Degio Costa I love your fighting spirit when you are on the field of play.

Neymar back with ex-girlfriend Bruna Marquezine for fourth time

The pair’s roller-coaster relationship appears to have taken a turn for the better after they were snapped canoodling during a party in Brazil

GOOD BYE 2017

Kaka, Pirlo, Totti, Alonso: football greats who retired in 2017

With 2018 on the horizon, we look back at the stars who brought down the curtain on their illustrious careers.

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As the new year looms, we look back on some of the best and most significant moments in football during the last 12 months.

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