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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 2

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 2

With two matchweeks now complete, there's a couple of things we can say for certain. Firstly, this is going to be an entertaining season with the vast majority of teams seemingly having decided to not bother defending at all. Secondly, almost every team in the league still needs to make multiple signings. And finally, there will almost certainly be a couple of managers dismissed this side of Christmas. Liverpool and Tottenham entered the weekend with a lot of excitement as …
Manchester City and their top targets to finally replace Vincent Kompany

Manchester City and their top targets to finally replace Vincent Kompany

Despite the signing of Nathan Ake, it is no secret that Manchester City remain in the market for another top-class centre-back. It appears that Ake will act as back-up for the injury-prone Aymeric Laporte on the left side of the back two as well as filling in at left-back when necessary. The club is still determined to find a long-term partner for Laporte on the right side and are seemingly prepared to spend big money to make it happen. We look …
Thiago Alcantara could take Liverpool to the next level

Thiago Alcantara could take Liverpool to the next level

One of the long running transfer sagas of the truncated summer is set to come to an end. Various sources, including BBC Sport, report that a deal has been agreed with Bayern Munich for midfielder Thiago Alcantara. The fee is believed to be in the region of £27 million and the Spanish international will become the club's second summer signing. Supporters were keen to see some incoming transfer business, as rival clubs were making eye-catching moves. It is important for …
Chelsea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Big matches come thick and fast in the Premier League and it has taken just one game week for this season to deliver its first marquee clash. Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon to continue their attack of the title. While Jurgen Klopp does not agree that he has a rivalry brewing with Frank Lampard, Liverpool fans will relish this occasion. Especially since Lampard was heard trying to teach the Reds’ bench a lesson in humility a few …
Southampton vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Southampton vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Southampton welcome Tottenham Hotspur to the South Coast this weekend, in a meeting of two teams low on morale. The hosts were expected to push into the top half and it has only been one week, but their first two performances will worry supporters. They have lost to Crystal Palace and Brentford without scoring a goal. Meanwhile, the visitors were also beaten on the opening weekend, before nearly suffering a humiliating defeat to Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the Europa League. Neither …
Analysing Tottenham left-back target Sergio Reguilon

Analysing Tottenham left-back target Sergio Reguilon

Tottenham are set to inject some positivity into their season, with some headline-stealing recruitment. BBC Sport report that they are closing in on Sergio Reguilon and in talks over Gareth Bale. The double swoop from Real Madrid would create excitement for the fan-base and improve the quality available to Jose Mourinho. If both come, the return of Bale would be the main story, but we will focus on what Reguilon could offer to Spurs below. The exciting left-back has had …
Opening Game Defeat Highlights Areas of Need For Sheffield United.

Opening Game Defeat Highlights Areas of Need For Sheffield United.

Sheffield United surprised everybody last season by marching into the Premier League, having a look around and deciding that they were a top half team. Truth be told, they were probably a little bit disappointed when the season ended and they found themselves in 9th position. At the start of the 2019/20 season they would have been thrilled at the idea of a top half finish, but as the season developed and they drifted between 5th and 8th, they would …
Analysing Willian's excellent creative performance on Arsenal debut

Analysing Willian's excellent creative performance on Arsenal debut

Willian was one of the standout performers of the opening weekend of the season, as he delivered an excellent creative display for Arsenal. The transfer was criticised due to the contract length and big wages given to the 32-year-old. In the long term, it may be that this was a poor piece of business by the Gunners. However, based on Saturday, it is clear that the former Chelsea man brings something that the team was lacking last season. The Mesut …
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