Why Manchester United are Right to Target Willian

Why Manchester United are Right to Target Willian

According to ESPN, Manchester United are interested in bringing Chelsea winger Willian to the club this summer. The recent improvement at Old Trafford suggests that the Portuguese manager is making progress, but he will want to recruit several players this summer to help his team become title challengers once again. He previously worked with the Brazilian at Chelsea and believes that the winger can add some much-needed experience, pace and goal threat to the United attack. Ed Woodward has been …
Liverpool's Lovren-Sized Problems

Liverpool's Lovren-Sized Problems

In the aftermath of Crystal Palace’s 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Sam Allardyce spoke about exposing their opponent’s weaknesses “time and time again”. He went on to elaborate on what those weaknesses were as if he were a college professor introducing a new concept to students, while the reality was that his audience had been aware of it since pre-school. Liverpool have a problem with crosses and set pieces, and the whole world knows about it. The stats bear …
Anthony Martial's Emphatic Response Keeps United in the Hunt for Top Four

Anthony Martial's Emphatic Response Keeps United in the Hunt for Top Four

Wasn't that the perfect week in a very long time for Manchester United and Jose Mourinho? Or is it too little too late? Either way, you would struggle to write the script if you tried. Following the trouncing of Chelsea and  a nail-biting finish in Europe, United win a Premier League game without hassle on a weekend for a change, when their rivals for a place in the top four failed to improve on their current points tally. It was …
Liverpool aim for Top 4 minus the style

Liverpool aim for Top 4 minus the style

Jurgen Klopp spoke a few weeks ago about the need for Liverpool to win ugly. On hearing his words in press conferences most listening would've thought he meant it metaphorically, but now, based on the evidence of recent performances,it seems he was dead serious in a literal sense. It has been far from pretty in the last couple of games for the Reds, but pretty effective. Liverpool are doing something they've mostly failed doing....they are effectively managing games. Grinding out results …
Three Players Liverpool Can Pursue Instead of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Three Players Liverpool Can Pursue Instead of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Last time when I wrote about the Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool transfer rumour, it was in January. Liverpool had lost Coutinho to injury and Sadio Mane to AFCON and were missing a player who could play in the advanced midfield and create adequate chances. The rumours have resurfaced over the last couple of weeks, perhaps with a bit more vigour and strength. The Red are again missing Sadio Mane, this time through injury. They are also missing Adam Lallana, the …
Why Tottenham Hotspur Winning the Premier League will be Beneficial for England

Why Tottenham Hotspur Winning the Premier League will be Beneficial for England

Tottenham Hotspur reduced the gap at the top to four points, following Chelsea's 2-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, but can Spurs steal the crown from Antonio Conte's powerhouses? Mauricio Pochettino is seeking revenge on Chelsea, after last season's 2-2 draw against the Blues in May 2016 handed the Premier League title to Leicester City. Spurs have won their last seven league games and have only suffered one defeat since the turn of the year. They are relentless in …
Football stars who support Liverpool: A story of what could've been...

Football stars who support Liverpool: A story of what could've been...

Many of today's mega footballers still have a soft spot for their favourite childhood clubs. It is not surprising to see so many still speaking of their dream or lost opportunities to play for Liverpool Football Club.  We take a look at some of the players who could've had their names sung by the Kop, but due to destiny unwritten, could not play for Liverpool. It'll also give you some sort of idea how small a budget Liverpool have to …
Sam Allardyce - The Master of Premier League Survival

Sam Allardyce - The Master of Premier League Survival

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has added the "Big Sam" magical touch to steer them clear of relegation as the season reaches its climax. The former England boss was appointed the manager of Crystal Palace at the end of December 2016. The club were positioned in 17th place and just one point above the relegation zone. In fact, the club continued to plummet down the Premier League table under Allardyce's guidance. His leadership skills were questioned and his ability to …
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