The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 3

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 3

Another week in the books, a whole lot of controversy arising from multiple games and some of the worst defending the Premier League has ever seen. This season is shaping up to be very interesting for a number of reasons, not least of them the fact that Leicester, Everton and Aston Villa currently sit in the top four alongside Liverpool. Only Leicester and the Merseyside clubs have won three from three, with Villa sitting on two wins from two. Those …
Liverpool Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Of the various rivalries within Premier League’s Big Six, Liverpool vs Arsenal might be considered one of the less abrasive ones, but this fixture has provided some very entertaining games in the past. That is why a week where these two footballing giants play each other twice should be considered a special one. The week of 28th September is one such week. First, the Gunners visit the Reds on Monday night to try and continue their victorious start or at …
What Should Chelsea Do With Kepa?

What Should Chelsea Do With Kepa?

When Chelsea decided, in the summer of 2018, to pay a world record fee for a goalkeeper in order to secure the services of Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao, the move was met with skepticism. Kepa, aged 24 at the time, had just completed his first full season as the first choice keeper for the Basque team. He was being asked to join one of Europe's top clubs, and replace one of Europe's top goalkeepers after Thibaut Courtois had forced …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Have Watford Done Enough Quality Business to Stay Up?

Have Watford Done Enough Quality Business to Stay Up?

Hope, despair, jubilation; these are just a sample of the range of emotions associated with Championship promotion chasers. The long, arduous season provides a whirlwind of up and downs, which culminates with the ultimate prize of Premier League football, or the demoralising prospect of another seasons outside of the top flight. Many promoted sides in recent years encountered the plethora of emotions as the result of on field drama, but fans of Watford were brutally tortured with additional off the …
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