Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Swansea City currently find themselves in 19th after a poor start to the campaign. Having finished 15th last season, the Swans will be looking to emulate that this season but have found it to be quite challenging following the departure of talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton for £45m. Having signed for £4.5m in the January transfer window, how influential could Tom Carroll become in Swansea's race to beat the drop this season? Carroll is more of a deep-lying central midfielder with great …
Analysing Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli's Attacking Contribution

Analysing Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli's Attacking Contribution

Tottenham have had one of the best attacks in the Premier League during recent seasons and the influence of their two advanced midfielders is central to that. Mauricio Pochettino has favoured a 3-4-2-1 formation, which has allowed both Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli to take their games to the next level. They have each added consistency and regularly contribute in the final third. The reason the team's been so successful is that the two of them provide different qualities to the …
Aurier's League Debut Perfectly Summarizes his Enigmatic Situation

Aurier's League Debut Perfectly Summarizes his Enigmatic Situation

Arguably the most controversial deal of the summer took Paris Saint-Germain’s Serge Aurier to Tottenham Hotspur, with questions surrounding the player, the price, and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. The fact one of Europe’s best right-backs was replaced by Dani Alves and allowed to leave PSG for £23 million is skeptical to say the least. It was Aurier’s disciplinary problems that highlighted Unai Emery’s decision to sell the Ivorian, after he was arrested for driving under the influence, suspended for homophobic …
Manchester United v West Ham United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v West Ham United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

It is here at last. The curtain rises. Premier League football is back and is about to consume our lives one game at a time for the next nine months. Manchester United will begin their 2017/18 campaign at Old Trafford where they found themselves trapped for many a time last season - in a series of 1-1 and 0-0 draws, much to the frustration of the supporters and the manager. Having added three new faces and losing a few old …
Can Lacazette's Goals Bring Back the Glory Days for Arsenal?

Can Lacazette's Goals Bring Back the Glory Days for Arsenal?

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side have been left behind by their rivals in recent years when it comes to competing for the Premier League title. But now with the signing of Alexandre Lacazette, can the Gunners find themselves back on top of the pile come May next year?   The Frenchman arrives for a club record fee of £52 million, from French Ligue 1 side Lyon where he has played 275 games and scored 129 in all competitions. His style of …
Naby Keita - Where Would he fit in at Liverpool?

Naby Keita - Where Would he fit in at Liverpool?

Naby Keita has emerged as one of Liverpool's priority transfer targets over the last few months and their pursuit of the RB Leipzig midfielder is beginning to heat up. Goal report that the Reds are leading the chase for one of the hottest properties in European football, while the Mirror state that they are prepared to smash their transfer record to land the 22-year-old. That currently stands at £35 million, which they paid for Andy Carroll in January 2011. That was …
Analysing Bournemouth's Rumoured Approach for Jermain Defoe

Analysing Bournemouth's Rumoured Approach for Jermain Defoe

In just their second ever top division season Bournemouth finished in the top half of the Premier League, finishing ninth on 46th points, only behind local rivals Southampton on goal difference. After finishing 16th in their first ever season in the Premier League, the Cherries managed to improve on their position in their second season, despite some questionable transfers last summer.  They'll look to consolidate their position as a top half Premier League team this summer and improve on the …
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Arsenal managed to return to winning ways during the week as they ran out comfortable winners over West Ham, but they are sill facing a difficult battle to finish in the top four. They are going to be going up against Sam Allardyce's Crystal Palace on Monday night and it won't be easy for them as the Eagles are fighting for their lives towards the bottom of the league. This is a fixture that the Palace manager will be looking …
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