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Cesc Fabregas: Is he the weak link at Chelsea?

Cesc Fabregas: Is he the weak link at Chelsea?

Chelsea’s startling demise has been the most talked about subject since the new season set into motion. The Blues have made the worst start to the league by a reigning champion in the Premier League’s long, impressive history. Coming as a great shock to most football followers and experts, Chelsea’s nightmare start to the season was not such a surprise to me. First signs of the Blues’ downfall came in the final few months of last season when they have …
Raheem Sterling: Adding a New Dimension to Manchester City’s Attack

Raheem Sterling: Adding a New Dimension to Manchester City’s Attack

Following a long transfer saga, Raheem Sterling made the switch from Liverpool to nearby Manchester. Since then, he has been under the microscope of experts and football fans, holding the tag of the most expensive English player in history. Two games into the new season, Sterling has not registered a goal nor an assist for his new club. However, City seem a rejuvenated team especially in the attacking phase and much of that goes down to their newest signing. Raheem …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

This is the third of a series of four articles coming to you, in which I will focus on this season’s top 4 finishers of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. I will highlight the 5 positions these teams need to strengthen over the summer to improve their chances of being crowned Premier League champions this time next year. Today, Chelsea will be the team put under the microscope. With The Blues deservedly securing their first title since 2010 …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Manchester City

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Manchester City

This is the second of a series of four articles in which I am focusing on this season’s top 4 finishers of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. Today, the team put under the microscope will be Manchester City. I will highlight 5 positions the Citizens need to strengthen over the summer to improve the team in order to give a bigger fight for the Premier League crown this time next year and have a chance of progressing past …
Vincent Kompany: a Season Off or Past his Prime?

Vincent Kompany: a Season Off or Past his Prime?

This time last year, Vincent Kompany was hailed as the best centre-back in the Premier League and one of the best in the world. Now he has been sidelined with an injury he suffered in the infamous defeat to Manchester United, forced to watch from the stands as his team managed to keep three clean sheets in four matches without their captain. He has been criticised for his performances, highlighted by poor positioning and judgement which led to many errors, …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Manchester United

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Manchester United

This is the first of a series of four articles coming to you in the space of the next two weeks in which I will focus on this season’s top 4 of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. I will highlight the 5 positions these teams need to strengthen over the summer to improve their chances of being crowned Premier League champions this time next year. Today, Manchester United will be the team put under the microscope. Louis Van …
Four Potential Upgrades on Oscar for Chelsea

Four Potential Upgrades on Oscar for Chelsea

Following their victory over Crystal Palace, Chelsea have only confirmed the inevitable by securing the Premier League title of the 2014/2015 campaign. The Blues did not have their strongest squad available, as Ramires was taken to hospital prior to the game and Oscar and Diego Costa were watching from behind the bench, though neither of the pair missed the opportunity to jump around Stamford Bridge in full kit and celebrate with the team after the final whistle sounded. It is …
Rooney's Still Got It: Compared to Costa, Kane & Aguero

Rooney's Still Got It: Compared to Costa, Kane & Aguero

When Louis Van Gaal first arrived at Manchester United, one of his very first decisions was to name a captain that would lead his team back to light after a disappointing last seasons campaign. The choice was rather simple, between the ageing Robin Van Persie and the England forward Wayne Rooney, Rooney was always going to be the likely winner. Rooney was one of the players who took most of the criticism following United’s performances last season and even during …
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