It is still early in the season but the player Power Rankings are already becoming increasingly familiar. [ MORE: Power Rankings archive ] Players from Manchester City dominate our top five, while plenty of stars from Manchester United are also
Jack Wilshere is looking to move to London rivals West Ham in January after Arsenal showed little interest in extending his contract when it expires at the end of the season, according to reports. Wilshere, whose career has been plagued by injuries, spent last season on loan with Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth after Arsene Wenger made it clear he wasn’t a first choice at Arsenal. The 25-year-old is back in north London this season but has played just 22 minutes so far, coming off the bench in a 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa League group stage.
Chelsea could be in big trouble. FIFA have confirmed they’re investigating Chelsea’s youth transfer policy yet again, specifically over the recruitment of foreign players under the age of 18. What could the punishment be? The worst-case scenario is that Chelsea would be banned from signing any new players across its senior or youth levels but it is believed this situation isn’t as serious as previous investigations involving Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Via the Telegraph, FIFA had the following to say about the investigation: “As the investigation is ongoing, no further comment is possible for the time being.” Chelsea released a short statement saying: “Chelsea FC complies with