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Why Chelsea need to change back to 3-4-3

Why Chelsea need to change back to 3-4-3

Chelsea have put in a tame defence of their Premier League title as they are already 15 points off the pace. They remain in a Champions League position, but Tottenham are building momentum in 5th place and five doesn’t go into four. It would be incredible if the Blues went from champions to the Europa League, but their decline during 2015/16 showed that nothing can be taken for granted. Antonio Conte would have realised the challenge on his hands when …
Manchester United v Stoke City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Stoke City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Monday Night, Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will host a struggling and manager-less Stoke City side at Old Trafford - with 3 points on the line. Football had taken a back seat at Man United - with all the noise around the apparent pursuit of Alexis Sanchez, a player who Jose Mourinho described as "phenomenal" in his pre-match press conference. The Red Devils, fresh from their break in Dubai will be expected come out with a rejuvenated display on Monday …
Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City face one of their most difficult tests of the season so far as they travel to Anfield to face Liverpool. There has been a lot of talk about the club going through the season unbeaten and becoming only the second team to do so during the Premier League era. Pep Guardiola won’t be focused on that record at this stage, but it will be at the centre of discussions for the media at the game. Both sides have …
Bournemouth v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Bournemouth v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Bournemouth were able to claw their way back out of the relegation zone in their last three holiday fixtures with a win and two draws.  Despite their good results at the end of the period, the Bournemouth defense showed a lot of problems, conceding 14 goals in their last five matches.  Only one point out of the relegation zone, if the Cherries cannot patch up their defense they could very well see themselves relegated at the end of the season. …
Sanchez to Manchester United: What Would He Bring?

Sanchez to Manchester United: What Would He Bring?

'You can never enough world class players at a football club' - goes the saying. It is easy to see why a whole host of teams would want to have a talent like Alexis Sanchez in their ranks. To be able to field a footballer who is always up for a fight on the pitch - to be the leader and take responsibilities in a way he has done at Arsenal could prove vital for any football club, especially at …
Chelsea vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea will be hoping to return to winning ways as they welcome Leicester City to Stamford Bridge. It will be a difficult test for the home side as they have failed to win in any of their last three matches and they need to start showing a clinical edge in the final third. Although they haven't been losing matches, they haven't been winning and that is a concern for a team that wants to challenge for major honours. The visitors …
How Big of a Loss is Philippe Coutinho?

How Big of a Loss is Philippe Coutinho?

It is hard to believe that Philippe Coutinho’s transfer to Barcelona will be topped this transfer window, with the constant speculation surrounding the Brazilian finally put to bed. Coutinho dazzled Anfield and the Premier League for five-years in a Liverpool shirt, but his £150 million move to Barcelona, a move he has called a “dream”, is now complete. The 25-year-old will grace the pitch with the world’s greatest player in the eyes of many, and a former team-§mate whom he …
Why Daniel Sturridge needs to leave Liverpool this month

Why Daniel Sturridge needs to leave Liverpool this month

Daniel Sturridge needs a transfer away from Liverpool, whether that be permanently or on loan. The striker has been linked to a number of clubs in recent weeks and there hasn’t been a shortage of interest in previous windows either. Despite this, he has remained at Anfield and that has hindered both his domestic and international careers. There was a time when the England international was regarded as one of the best goal-scorers in the Premier League. A few seasons …
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