The resurgence of Arsenal's Granit Xhaka

The resurgence of Arsenal's Granit Xhaka

It wasn't long ago that Granit Xhaka was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy after a show of frustration towards supporters on the pitch. There was a period where he was out of the team and linked with a move away. On Sunday, he wore the armband again against Brentford and led the Gunners to a dominant display. The Swiss international is no longer the club captain, with Martin Odegaard taking that responsibility, but he was missing at the weekend. Mikel …
Analysing Manchester United's start under Erik ten Hag

Analysing Manchester United's start under Erik ten Hag

It has been a mixed start to the season for Manchester United. The start was poor, as they lost their first two matches to Brighton and Brentford. The manner of the defeat to Brentford caused alarm bells to ring. Some even suggested that a managerial change could be on the horizon, but those concerns were premature. Since then, there has been improvement and United have moved into 5th position. Incredibly, they are six points off the top with a game …
Will Marcus Rashford's form for Manchester United lead to an England recall?

Will Marcus Rashford's form for Manchester United lead to an England recall?

There were rumours that Marcus Rashford was set to leave Manchester United in the last 12 months. He struggled after missing a penalty in the Euro 2020 final and lost his place for his club side. Ralf Rangnick rarely used him, as there was a preference for Anthony Elanga. However, the England international is now back in the team and looks to be enjoying a positive working relationship with Erik ten Hag. Since breaking into the first team, there have …
Should Tottenham be worried about the form of Son Heung-min?

Should Tottenham be worried about the form of Son Heung-min?

Tottenham have had a good start to the season, as they have positioned themselves well after just six matches. Spurs are currently in third position and are just one of two teams that are unbeaten, alongside Manchester City. They are currently level on points with the champions, both having 14. Antonio Conte's men trail their local rivals Arsenal by a single point. Although it has been a promising start, there are some low level concerns about the form of Son …
Liverpool v Bournemouth Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Liverpool v Bournemouth Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

The league season is a mere three games old, and already it has thrown up some extraordinary results. Liverpool are idling on just 2 points, and the next handful of fixtures could very much define their season. After their triumphant Community Shield display, Liverpool were expected to take the league by storm. Just a few weeks later however, Jurgen’s men have been decimated by injuries, one costly red card, and a stream of poor performances. This weekends game starts much …
Southampton vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Southampton vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Manchester United travel to Southampton this weekend with more questions about their season than answers. It was a great victory over Liverpool, but it came in a big game. The pressure will be to deliver the same level of commitment and quality against one of the weaker sides in the Premier League. For Saints, they will be confident after two wins in the last seven days. It is an opportunity for them to record a statement victory early in the …
Chelsea vs Leicester City Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Chelsea vs Leicester City Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Chelsea welcome Leicester City to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, in a match they need to win. They have taken four points from their first three games. Their first home performance against Tottenham was good, but they were very poor at Leeds United. If they are to challenge in the title race, they need to have a run of victories to put them in contention. For the visitors, Leicester have been disappointing, taking one point from their first three matches. There …
Tottenham vs Wolves Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Tottenham vs Wolves Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Tottenham will be looking to make it three matches unbeaten to start the season as they welcome Wolves to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Antonio Conte will be determined to challenge at the top of the table, even if he will concede he doesn't have the quality that Liverpool and Manchester City have. That said, he does have a much stronger pool of players after a summer of recruitment and he will want to push them to their limit. For Wolves, …
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