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PL Predictions 2018/19: Who Will Win The Title, Top 4, Which Team Will Surprise Everyone?

Premature predictions may seem a bit far-fetched when the first kick of the new season hasn’t even occurred yet. Regardless, the business side of the great game, coupled with the mentality of players and gaffers often gives one the ability to paint a close to accurate picture of the Premier League table at the end…

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8 Reasons Why Manchester United Fans Should Be Excited About Alexis Sanchez

Right from his swap-signing in January, Alexis Sanchez has been a divisive figure at Manchester United. While his hype and brand-value made the deal seem fit, many doubted whether he’d be worth the illustrious no.7 jersey on his back. Start to life at Old Trafford was underwhelming for the Chilean, but here are a few…

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7 Problems At Manchester United Ahead Of The 2018/19 Season

The month of August will bring with it the healthy return of Premier League football. Most top-flight clubs will be eager to make a huge impact in the campaign to come, and will have spent the break reinforcing their sides for the same. However, Manchester United are already looking to be in a spot of…

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5 Players Manchester United Need To Win The League Next Season

The Premier League is less than a month away from kicking off its brand new season, and clubs will be rushing helter-skelter in wrapping up those deals that they have been pursuing for a while now. In addition, new hopes may also spring up in the minds of the top 6 teams as to individuals…

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5 Players Real Madrid Could Sign To Replace Ronaldo

Neymar of Brazil and Kylian Mbappe of France at training.

Cristiano Ronaldo appears Juventus-bound, and it won’t exactly be a surprise to Real Madrid. The 33-year-old has been hinting at an exit ever since the Champions League final, and so far, Manchester United was thought to be the likely destination. However, now, the Serie A giants seem to be the ones with the most concrete…

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3 Ways Manchester United Could Line-Up With Fred And Dalot

Manchester United have had a busy and fruitful week. Over the course of two days, as many signings have arrived at Old Trafford. Fred was the first to arrive from Shakhtar Donetsk, and the 25-year-old Brazilian is set to be the replacement for the retired Michael Carrick. As for Diogo Dalot, the 19-year-old right-back from…

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7 Players Unai Emery Needs To Make Arsenal Great Again

Unai Emery is all set to take reigns at Arsenal. This is a monumental change for the London side and one that they will have to take with some trepidation. The club, despite their hallowed style of football and a philosophy that has been highly lauded, has been in decline over the years and is…

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7 Players Manchester United Need To Become Great Again

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match.

On Saturday, Manchester United’s season concluded in dismal fashion when the FA Cup was lost to Chelsea in a sub-par performance. This has more or less been the story of the season, as the once great Mancunian club has descended into a spiral of poor showings, and on many occasions been accused of boring football.…

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5 Reasons Why Anthony Martial Should Stay At Manchester United

Anthony Martial celebrates scoring with Romelu Lukaku.

Anthony Martial is yet to extend his contract at Manchester United. The club is eager to grant him a longer stay, but lack of playing time has reportedly frustrated the starlet to great measure. To add to his decision is the fact that clubs like Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Juventus have been linked with him,…

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Jurgen Klopp vs Brendan Rodgers: Who Has Been The Better Liverpool Manager?

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool is a great footballing club with a rich history and a broad and passionate fanbase. One would hardly disagree that the Merseyside outfit used to be the biggest club in England before the arrival of Sir Alex Ferguson, who revolutionised Man Utd drastically enough to overtake their rivals. However, there is a reason that…

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5 Reasons Why Wenger Is Better Than Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

The game of football is a simple yet dynamic sport on the surface, which at first glance looks just about entertaining. But to anyone who has taken their time to indulge into the beautiful sport, it is much more complex and counterintuitive. Orchestrating a perfect win takes a tactically sound and analytically spontaneous brain, and…

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5 Reasons Why Mourinho Is Better Than Conte

Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho on a scarf worn by a fan outside the stadium before the match.

Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte, apart from being in a constant spar of words, are also the managers of long-time rivals Manchester United and Chelsea. On Sunday, these two English giants clash yet again, and Old Trafford will be the spectator to an undoubtedly entertaining contest. While the strength of the respective sides is a…

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5 Reasons Why Real Madrid Can Win The Champions League Yet Again

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is carried by his players as they celebrate winning La Liga.

Real Madrid have been facing a horrendous season so far, with an awful standing in the La Liga and a recent knockout from the Copa Del Rey. The team seems to be in a perpetual state of recovery, and their recent first leg 3-1 win over PSG is certainly a silver lining. Despite all this,…

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Kevin De Bruyne vs Mohamed Salah: How The Versatile Attackers Match Up

The Premier League title race has been customarily electrifying this year, even with Pep Guardiola’s Man City ascertaining authority considerably early, mesmerising the whole world with their finest of football designedly in the process. Be that as it may, the Premier League fanatics have been intriguingly pondering and debating over different material this season –…

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3 Reasons Why Barcelona Are Better Without Neymar

Barcelona’s Neymar celebrates at the end of the match.

When the 2017 summer transfer window came to a close, the word on most lips was the world record transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to PSG. Apart from the financially mind-boggling nature of the deal, the biggest concerns raised were about how Barcelona would cope with the loss of one of the world’s best talents.…

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3 Ways In Which Chelsea Can Defeat Barcelona

Chelsea have arguably been handed the toughest Champions League tie, as they are set to square up against Barcelona during the legs scheduled on the 20th of February and the 14th of March. With the rampant nature of the Catalan giants both domestically and in Europe, the Spanish side seems earmarked for victory. Add to that…

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3 Ways In Which Real Madrid Can Beat PSG

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their second goal with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid will be looking to grasp their sole straws of the season as they face PSG in the Champion League knockout stage next week. The Spanish giants are on a two-title Champions League streak, and an otherwise underwhelming season, particularly in the La Liga, will mean that Zinedine Zidane’s will have an alternate, more…

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7 Ways In Which Arsenal Can Succeed Without Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez is substituted as manager Arsene Wenger looks on.

Arsenal are all set to lose Alexis Sanchez, a player who has functioned as the star cog in their brand of football. But what will be the adequate plan of action for the Gunners without the Chilean? Desperate for a top-four finish as well as having to compete in the Europa League, it is the…

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3 Ways Arsenal Could Line-Up Should Mkhitaryan Make The Switch

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores United's third goal.

Alexis Sanchez is the hottest topic of this transfer window, and Manchester United seem to have already exploited the opportunity from the most unlikely of positions, after bitter rivals Manchester City walked away from negotiations due to the high financial demands. However, the Red Devils have resolved themselves better than their neighbours, and are knee-deep…

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3 Ways In Which Manchester United Can Lineup With Sanchez

Manchester United's Paul Pogba in action with Alexis Sanchez.

Manchester United have entered the fray to sign Alexis Sanchez, and the Premier League is confounded. Many had taken it as a given that Manchester City will emerge with the Chilean’s signature once the winter window ended, but now it seems that the 29-year-old is headed to the other Mancunian destination. With Jose Mourinho refusing…

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3 Ways In Which Manchester City Could Lineup With Alexis Sanchez

Pep Guardiola and Alexis Sanchez at the end of the match.

Manchester City appear to be on the cusp of signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. With a deal nearly being agreed in the summer, it seems very unlikely that the Sky Blues will let yet another opportunity go to waste. Pep Guardiola’s style is intensive, and City are still locked with a tremendous number of fixtures…

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3 Ways In Which Barcelona Can Lineup With Coutinho

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez celebrate a goal.

With Barcelona finally having gotten away with the record-breaking transfer of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, the La Liga giants will be ecstatic. Ever since Neymar’s world-record move to PSG from earlier in the summer, the Catalans have been visibly worried about the lack of attacking intent upfront, with the then record purchase of Ousmane Dembele…

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5 Signings Manchester United Need To Compete With City

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho at the end of the match.

Jose Mourinho was passionate in his claim that Manchester United must outspend Manchester City if they are to ape the success of their noisy neighbors. The United manager ascertained that the £286 million spent by the club under his management hadn’t paid the kind of returns that Guardiola’s eye-catching splash of £360 million had resulted…

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5 Reasons Why Every Major Club Should Pursue The Services Of Mesut Ozil

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil before the match.

Mesut Ozil has begun dominating the headlines once again, after having failed to reach any sort of agreement with Arsenal to extend his stay in North London. The playmaker appears set to depart from the Emirates outfit, as he will be free to negotiate a move away as soon as the winter transfer window reopens.…

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5 Reasons Why Napoli Could Win The Serie A This Season

Napoli’s Jorginho celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.

Napoli have been making the headlines for all the right reasons since the start of this season, as their attacking and entertaining football has taken Europe by storm. Under the management of Maurizio Sarri, I Ciucciarelli have been a force to be reckoned with, and many believe that for the first time in several years, there finally…

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Anthony Martial Or Marcus Rashford: Who Is Manchester United’s Next Big Thing?

Marcus Rashford comes on as a substitute to replace Anthony Martial.

If there is one thing that can be safely predicted about the Premier League so early in the season, it is probably that the title will end up in the city of Manchester. Both clubs have made a scintillating start to the new campaign and look like the sides that will take some serious stopping.…

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Romelu Lukaku: The Unintelligent Genius

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku.

Modern football has a good list of pros attached to it, but it also carries a long list of cons that need to be addressed and spoken about before they start to spoil the beautiful game as we know it. Criticism is always welcome and with the sport having such a global reach, there is…

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Wayne Rooney Retires: 10 Best Moments With His England Shirt On

T-shirts showing the face of England striker Wayne Rooney.

All good things must come to an end, and such was the case today with Wayne Rooney announcing his immediate retirement from international football. The player, who burst onto the scene as a young lad with goals in his locker, has left the scene by becoming one of the greatest to ever wear the England…

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Romelu Lukaku vs Alvaro Morata: Different Teams, One Battle

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

The new Premier League season is hardly a month away, and the world of football simply cannot wait for it to begin. The excitement is off the charts, and the beginning of the pre-season has slowly started to get everyone into the footballing mood all over again. Every campaign brings with it a tonne of…

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Most Likely Transfers XI: Who Goes Where?

Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko celebrates with Kylian Mbappe-Lottin.

The summer transfer window in the world of football is one of the most exciting times for the fans and gossipers involved, as not only does it include countless numbers of players being linked to other teams constantly, it also keeps everyone guessing and predicting throughout. The months of madness see players make shock moves,…

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Analysing PFA Player Of The Year Nominees

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson in action with Chelsea's N'Golo Kante.

The Men’s PFA Premier League Player of the Year nominees have recently been announced, and to nobody’s surprise, it is filled with forwards and goal getters. In this elite 6 man list, there are players from 5 teams included, with two of the players coming from the same club. With every nominee worthy of being…

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Dele Alli Analysis: The Next Big Thing?

Tottenham's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their second goal.

When a youngster breaks into the scene in the Premier League, he is often termed as ‘the Next Ronaldo’ or ‘the Next Henry,’ or the successor of some great legend. And maybe that’s what separates the bunch from this magical young Tottenham superstar, who is quickly growing into becoming one of the best players in…

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Top 6 Managerial Candidates To Replace Luis Enrique At Barcelona

Luis Enrique in Barcelona news conference.

Luis Enrique surprised the world last night with his announcement making it clear that he will not remain Barcelona manager after the end of the season and with that decision the Barcelona administration find themselves in a stressful position of searching for the right man worthy enough to follow Enrique’s successful steps and take the club…

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5 Reasons Why Leicester City Were Wrong To Sack Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri after the match.

Leicester City have done the unforgivable! The Foxes have ruthlessly fired the manager who got them playing beautiful football, helped them win the Premier League against all odds, made the club known to the entire planet, and, in a nutshell, created glorious history. Claudio Ranieri – the man who lifted the Premier League title just 9…

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Top 5 Candidates To Replace Arsene Wenger At Arsenal

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone.

In two trips to the Allianz Arena in two years, Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal have conceded 10 goals scoring just the 2, the latter of the trips, all but ending their Champions League journey this season. The French manager, who, in his 20+ years at the Emirates, helped the Gunners to some proud and successful moments,…

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5 Reasons Why Burnley Deserve An Applause For Their Season So Far

Mural of Burnley manager Sean Dyche outside the stadium.

It might come as a bit of a shock to many but such is the performance of the team this season that Burnley deserve to be credited with praise and applause for their efforts so far in the 2016/17 campaign. Sean Dyche has been a manager with his sights set on only one goal: immediate…

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5 Reasons Why Manchester United Must Sign Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is probably the most talked about footballer in the world at the moment and rightly so, as it has been a year for him filled with splendid performances and now on the verge of heading toward a new club in the coming summer. The player was the runner-up in the Champions League and…

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5 Reasons Why Wayne Rooney Is Manchester United’s Unsung Hero

Wayne Rooney applauds fans after the game.

Wayne Rooney has finally caught up with Sir Bobby Charlton as Manchester United’s all-time leading goal scorer with a tally of 249 goals, after netting the opener in a 4-0 win against Reading at Old Trafford in the FA cup. This goal had been long time coming, and it happened at the perfect stage, in the…

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Opinion: Not Ronaldo, But Sergio Ramos Is Real Madrid’s Best ‘Value’ Signing Ever

While addressing the media ahead of Real Madrid’s Club World Cup opener against Club America, Zinedine Zidane heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo by stating: “It’s no exaggeration to say that he’s the best player in the history of Real Madrid.” Zidane’s assertion is obviously a piece of debate, but very few will doubt that since…

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Five Reasons Why Ander Herrera Should Be The Next Manchester United Captain

Ander Herrera sat on the pitch.

“I still enjoy football. I love football. I love my profession. What I don’t like is cases where owners prioritise their interests over the club. Football can’t be solely about profit.” – Ander Herrera. Footballers rarely make these kinds of textured remarks about the game, but then, is Ander Herrera a normal footballer? In a…

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5 Things Different For Leicester City This Season As Compared To Last

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City managed to write one of the finest stories the world of football has ever witnessed, in a thrilling Premier League season of 2015-16. Having been promoted only one season prior and sacked the manager who led them to the top flight, Leicester seemed to be ready to fight another season in the bottom…

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Why Arsenal No Longer Need A ‘Big Name’ Striker

Ever since Robin van Persie left Arsenal to join Manchester United back in 2012, most of the Arsenal fans have been crying out for Arsene Wenger to bring in a proven, ‘world class’ striker, whatever the transfer fee may be. The summer transfer window would knock on Arsenal’s door each year, and bring the guarantee of several…

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Three Ways Liverpool Can Fill The Void In Coutinho’s Injury Absence

Liverpool’s impressive start to this season has certainly suffered a massive blow with the loss of Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian star has been in explosive form this season, bagging five goals and five assists, and Jurgen Klopp’s boys now sit second in the Premier League table, just one point behind leaders Chelsea. However, Coutinho is all…

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4 Reasons Why UEFA Europa League Is Better Than The Champions League

The UEFA Europa League, previously known as the UEFA Cup, is an annual competition featuring some of the best clubs from all around the European continent. Ever since the competition was officially established as the UEFA Cup in 1971, 27 different European clubs have managed to win this decorated title, with 12 of those teams managing…

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4 Reasons AC Milan Will Rise From The Ashes

Last weekend, AC Milan moved up to third place in the Serie A table, following their win over title holders Juventus, which signified a massive turnaround for the club. Once one of the most prominent names in European football, the Rossoneri have since experienced a significant downfall. Their last trophy came in 2011, when they won…

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5 Reasons Why Pep Guardiola Is Better Than Jose Mourinho

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are arguably the two best managers in the world of football at present. The pair worked together at Barcelona for four years, learning together under Dutchman Louis van Gaal, and were considered as good friends once. But these good buddies later turned into foes, just like so many classic stories.…

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Wayne Rooney: The Beginning Of The End?

 

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Bastian Schweinsteiger: What Next For The German Legend

 

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OPINION: Top 10 Transfers Of The Summer

   

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How ‘Scapegoat’ Fellaini Has Proved Everyone Wrong

   

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Why Paul Pogba Is Worth £89m

   

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How Manchester United Could Line Up Next Season

With the recent signings of Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and Eric Bailly, Mourinho has a lot to think about when deciding which players to field and in what formation. The new Manchester United boss has inherited a squad that has been flooded with a quarter of a billion dollars of players in the last 3…

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What Will Paul Pogba bring To Manchester United?

Paul Pogba has been heavily linked with Manchester United over the recent weeks, for a world-record transfer fee. So we decided to take a look at what the Frenchman can bring to Manchester United to make them better. Chance Creator Paul Pogba made more Key Passes than Toni Kroos, N’Golo Kante, or Andres Iniesta per game…

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Will José Mourinho Take United Back To The Top?

Manchester United have finally replaced their man in charge, sacking Louis Van Gaal in favor of Jose Mourinho right after the Dutchman’s FA Cup triumph. Jose Mourinho is a familiar face at Old Trafford, having visited the ground with at least 3 different clubs. The Portuguese first met the Old Trafford crowd during a UEFA…

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Mesut Ozil: Does He Deserve The PFA Team Of The Year Snub?

Germany and Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, was excluded from this year’s Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) team of the season and couldn’t quite edge out Riyad Mahrez to win in the running for the PFA Player of the Year award. The PFA team of the year was leaked on social media – a week before it…

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Barcelona: What Went Wrong This April?

Barcelona started this season with flair and finesse, and were set to win the La Liga title and possibly become the first ever team to win two consecutive Champions League titles. But they currently sit at the top of the table with only a favorable goal difference that separates them from their rivals, Atletico Madrid. It seems…

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EURO 2016: Who’s The Perfect Fit Between The Sticks For England?

England’s trusted number one, Joe Hart, is out with an injury, which means England will have to replace him with someone else. Joe Hart picked up an injury during Manchester City’s 1-0 loss to Manchester United over the weekend. He was stretchered off due to a calf injury which he sustained when carrying out a clearance…

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Eden Hazard: The Belgian’s Journey; When Will He Regain Form?

Eden Hazard is a man who is struggling this season, a man who is usually regarded as the most promising young and upcoming talent out there, and even being compared to the likes of Neymar and Gareth Bale a few times. He played a key role in Chelsea’s midfield during the 2014/15 season, in which he…

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Opinion: Are Manchester City Saving English Football’s Name?

Manchester City have climbed up to fame in the recent years, after heavy investments from the Arab owners City Football Group, spending over £500 million pounds net on their squad since 2008; threatening the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the money leagues. They have attracted big names such as Yaya Toure,…

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Will Wayne Rooney Ever Win The Premier League Golden Boot?

Wayne Rooney, the Manchester United and England captain, is a highly rated man. He’s a very influential player with loads of experience. Wayne’s a player who is known for his energetic and creative style of play. He always has a sense of urgency; knowing where to play the ball and when to up the tempo.…

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