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The 3 best free signings of the last 17 years

After Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s match winning performance in the EFL Cup, it just goes to show that a free signing can have a massive impact on any club, even one the size of Manchester United.  We have taken a look at a number of the best free transfers over the last 17 years and compiled a list of the top three transfers ... Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – the free signing of the century

It is not often that a player, let alone a striker can just walk into the Premier League and hit the ground running immediately. Notably, in the 2012/13 season, Valencia’s Roberto Soldado netted 24 goals in 33 appearances for the Spanish side, earning him a move to Tottenham Hotspur. The following season was nowhere near as prolific though, with the ... Read More »

Players who moved abroad before Beckham

A trend started, in the public eye, by David Beckham; heading to a lesser known or covered league for the twilight of a player’s career is commonplace these days. However, there were many who moved on to pastures new for quieter lives long before Beckham lit the MLS touchpaper. Read More »

Leicester City vs Liverpool combined XI

Leicester and Liverpool’s crunch match is fast approaching and it is clear that neither team can afford to lose this one. Leicester have struggled hugely this term and their difficulties have been exemplified hugely following the sacking of their title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri. The Foxes currently find themselves in 18th place with 21 points, one point short of Crystal Palace ... Read More »

Is Karim Benzema finished at Real Madrid?

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema once again failed to impress in Sunday’s 3-2 win over Villarreal, having been withdrawn in the second-half for Alvaro Morata who grabbed a late winner to send Los Blancos top of the Spanish La Liga table. Read More »

Manchester United win EFL Cup – one down, three to go?

Manchester United managed to put away a spirited Southampton side to win the English Football League Cup for the 5th time in their history. The EFL Cup was just one of the four competitions United were competing in. So, is winning the League Cup a sign for things to come for the Red Devils before the end of the season? Read More »

Chelsea vs Swansea: A game of complacency

Chelsea steamed 11 points clear at the top of the table on Saturday afternoon, seeing off a Swansea side rejuvenated under new boss Paul Clement. Goals from Cesc Fabregas – who made his 300th league appearance – Pedro and Diego Costa were enough to clinch the 3 points for the Blues. Read More »

Is Kylian Mbappé the next Thierry Henry?

On Tuesday night a young, world-class talent introduced himself to the world football in the most emphatic of ways. Not only did he score a crucial away goal at the Etihad, he also embarrassed the highly-rated Otamendi time after time. Kylian Mbappé is a name that has been circulating the net for a number of months now but on Tuesday ... Read More »

A Look At Juan Mata’s Career In England

Six seasons and counting, with over a hundred appearances for both Chelsea and Manchester United – Juan Mata is a modern English Premier League star, but the Spaniard’s career in England has had its fair share of ups and downs. Let us take a look at the often unheralded attacking midfielder. Read More »

Can Southampton end their 41-year trophy drought?

Sunday afternoon will mark a momentous occasion for the players and supporters of Southampton as they prepare to take on Manchester United in the EFL Cup final. Saints are aiming to win their first major honour since lifting the FA Cup in 1976 and as the showpiece event at Wembley approaches: can Claude Puel’s side triumph? Read More »

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