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Is it the same old story for Manchester City in goal?

Ederson

It is becoming far too common an occurrence for Manchester City. Their huge financial backing allows teams to sell to the English side at hugely inflated prices because they know City will invariably pay the amount they are asking for. It means that foreign players arrive at the Etihad Stadium with a huge price-tag hanging over them, often weighing heavily ... Read More »

Joe Hart must take his chance

Joe Hart

Joe Hart’s time with Manchester City seemed to have been done this time last season as Pep Guardiola made it very clear that the English goalkeeper did not feature in his plans for the future. This led to him leaving for Italy and Torino, and a season long test that gave both the player and the club time to assess ... Read More »

What next for Everton attacking midfielder Ross Barkley?

Everton’s transfer dealings thus far are proving to be the success story of the window, with Toffees fans seeing as many as 7 incomings; including the return of Wayne Rooney and the capture of highly Dutchman Davy Klassen. One existing player at the club, however, seems to be in limbo regarding his future at Goodison Park. Read More »

Alvaro Morata vs Romelu Lukaku: Elegance vs Experience

With Chelsea agreeing a £60 million fee for Alvaro Morata in the aftermath of Manchester United completing the £75 million addition of Romelu Lukaku, it is natural for the two to be compared. The question of preference is an uncertain one, ultimately being decided by elegance or experience. Read More »

Tottenham’s inactivity in the transfer market this summer – what’s the consequence?

While other clubs seem to be going about their business actively in the transfer market, sealing several deals fast and early – Manchester United have added Romelu Lukaku to their team, Arsenal have signed Alexandre Lacazette, while Everton have also gone splashing the cash massively, securing the services of Davy Klaasen, Wayne Rooney and Henry Onyekuru – Tottenham Hotspur stands ... Read More »

How Team Pogba Will Damage Manchester United

Paul Pogba

When Wayne Rooney departed Manchester United, he gave a very frank and honest interview regarding his return to Everton and his opinion on the side since Sir Alex Ferguson departed. Rooney went as far as to say that ‘standards have slipped’ at Old Trafford since SAF retired and that it was no longer his concern. Read More »

Has Marco Verratti suddenly become much more available?

Marco Verratti

There’s a young Italian of just 24 years of age over in Paris who controls central midfield like a seasoned veteran with sheer class on the ball and a surprising bite to his tackles. Marco Verratti has established himself as a top class player in recent seasons and he may just have upped his chances of actually moving elsewhere in ... Read More »

High time Theo Walcott departed The Emirates

Theo Walcott

There wasn’t many more talked about players in English football back in the summer of 2006 than Theo Walcott. Signed up by Arsenal from Southampton at the age of just 16 and a shock inclusion in the England World Cup squad. Big things were expected of the lightning quick player and many a watchful eye was cast upon him from ... Read More »

Is Moussa Sissoko doomed to fail at Tottenham

Moussa Sissoko

As transfers go, it was one that was seen as a very astute signing by Tottenham Hotspur. The London side purchased winger Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United for £30 million in 2016 following the Magpies relegation from the Premier League. He was obviously earmarked as a player too good for the Championship then. Read More »

Premier League transfers: a combined XI

Romelu Lukaku

Quite frankly, the amount of money that has already been spent this window by Premier League clubs is absurd. It is the modern game though so there is little point in bemoaning it – rather, let’s indulge ourselves in the excitement and despair of the transfer window. What’s one way to do that, you ask? A combined XI of the ... Read More »

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