Thomas Tuchel to face FA inquiry over referee Taylor comments

The FA will investigate Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel following Sunday’s post-match comments about referee Anthony Taylor. Tuchel was angry after Harry Kane’s equaliser six minutes into stoppage time earned Tottenham a dramatic 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge. The German suggested that Taylor should not referee Chelsea matches in future. “I can assure you that the whole dressing room of us,…

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Yerry Mina faces eight weeks out with ankle injury

Everton defender Yerry Mina is set to be out for eight weeks with an ankle injury suffered on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. The Colombia international, 27, was forced off in the second half of the 1-0 home defeat by Chelsea on 6 August. Fellow centre-back Ben Godfrey also fractured a leg in the 10th minute of that match. Mina…

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Diego Carlos out of action after rupturing Achilles tendon

Aston Villa centre-back Diego Carlos is set for a period on the sidelines after rupturing his Achilles in his home debut against Everton on Saturday. The 29-year-old summer signing was forced off in stoppage time in Villa’s 2-1 victory over Everton. Carlos joined from Sevilla for £26m in June and started both of Villa’s opening Premier League fixtures. “The player will require surgery…

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