Three Swedish players who could light up the Premier League

Three Swedish players who could light up the Premier League

Pontus Dahlberg is a player that not many people know but they will soon. The Swedish Goalkeeper joined Watford during the January transfer window but returned to his club, two time UEFA Cup winners IFK Gothenburg, until the summer so he can continue to get the amazing amount of game time he has already racked up despite his tender age of 19. He is already the starting Goalkeeper for the Swedish U21’s and has been included in senior squads and …
Why Southampton are in trouble: Cash-strapped & unable to spend more than they sell

Why Southampton are in trouble: Cash-strapped & unable to spend more than they sell

Southampton are a football team who many will admire. A lot of this is due to the players they have developed through their academy, who in turn had to be sold on because of interest from richer and more successful clubs. The likes of Gareth Bale, Adam Lallana, Theo Walcott, Luke Shaw and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have emerged from the club’s conveyor belt of talent during the noughties. Going further back, Matt Le Tissier and Alan Shearer were two of the …
Fosu Mensah is made for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

Fosu Mensah is made for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

On one hand, United are about to let go of - according to credible news outlets - full-back Luke Shaw in the Summer, who was not long ago, the most expensive teenage British transfer in the Premier League. 22-year old Luke Shaw, despite his obvious talent on and off the ball - has not been able to nail down the left-back position in the first team squad that is currently occupied by a 32-year old Ashley Young who is enjoying …
Premier League Top Four Run In For CL spots

Premier League Top Four Run In For CL spots

With eight games left for the majority of the Champions League contenders, and Liverpool stealing a march on their rivals by thumping Watford 5-0, it’s well worth a look at how the race for top four is stacking up, and who is likely to finish where when the season ends in May. In terms of who prima facie has the best odds of finishing in the top four, right now you’d say that Man United and Liverpool are looking pretty …
Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas will be remembered as one of the best midfielders of the modern era when he eventually hangs his boots up. The 30-year-old has been playing regularly since the 2004-5 season when he broke through at Arsenal at the age of 17. In the time since he has racked up an impressive 338 Premier League appearances across two spells in the division for two of England's biggest clubs. There is a case that the Spanish international is one of …
Pogba stalling – Mourinho to blame?

Pogba stalling – Mourinho to blame?

Paul Pogba has yet to set the world aflame at Old Trafford, especially this season. The £90 million man has already been shown the door once at Manchester United – joining Juventus in 2012 after refusing a new contact – and the playmaker could be on his way once again. As has been documented by daily bet voted for by readers at the popular fan-generated site AskFans, Pogba does not seem happy with his current lot at the Red Devils. So, …
Victor Lindelof & Mourinho's Other New Signings at Man United

Victor Lindelof & Mourinho's Other New Signings at Man United

In an extraordinary rant where Jose Mourinho claimed that a significant number of players from Sevilla would directly play in his team - which could be translated to - make his starting 11 at Manchester United, the Portuguese highlighted one of the fundamental issues at Manchester United in the post-Ferguson era. The fact that we are still reeling away from Alex Ferguson and his title-winning 2012/13 squad tells a story of a lack of nous at United at the boardroom …
Mamadou Sakho's Presence is Vital for Crystal Palace in their Fight for Survival

Mamadou Sakho's Presence is Vital for Crystal Palace in their Fight for Survival

After Roy Hodgson had said his central-defender Mamadou Sakho was too ‘‘scared’’ to play against Tottenham last month, the former Liverpool player was formidable as Crystal Palace picked up a crucial win away to Huddersfield. Having not won in seven games, Palace moved out of the relegation places with a vital 2-0 victory against fellow relegation candidates. Sakho returned to training the week before the game having injured his calf against Newcastle in early February, meaning his imposing presence was …
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