Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Manchester United have made the biggest signing of the summer so far after buying Romelu Lukaku from Everton for a fee of £75 million. Jose Mourinho is keen to press ahead for further additions as he attempts to build a squad capable of competing on multiple fronts. He will want to see progression and a title challenge is needed if he is to prove himself as a manager capable of leading the club forward for years to come. The next …
Dier, Mourinho and Manchester United's Potentially Expensive Gamble

Dier, Mourinho and Manchester United's Potentially Expensive Gamble

At a time when football has clearly taken a backseat, one of the more interesting transfer rumours still doing rounds involves Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier, Manchester United and a figure dangerously close to £50-million. Before analyzing whether any of that makes sense, it is important to understand what Eric Dier means to Tottenham Hotspur. He, in many ways, epitomizes what Pochettino's vision for Spurs is centered around. Eric Dier is 23, entering his prime years, English international with a considerable amount of …
Where is Vincent Janssen going wrong at Tottenham?

Where is Vincent Janssen going wrong at Tottenham?

The unpredictability of the Premier League is one of the best things about it. Especially when you consider that the only unbeaten team in the league isn't in the top four. Tottenham Hotspur, who recently picked up an impressive 3-2 win over London rivals West Ham are the only side in the league not to have lost a single game, but sit at the fifth position, five points clear of sixth placed Manchester United. While Spurs have drawn the most …
Mousa Dembele - How important is his return from suspension?

Mousa Dembele - How important is his return from suspension?

After a lengthy suspension, Mousa Dembele is finally available for selection in the Premier League for Tottenham. He has been hugely missed in the centre of the park after emerging as one of the side's best players over the last 12 months. The Belgian has undergone an unlikely resurgence at White Hart Lane after once being seen as surplus to requirements. His improvement under Mauricio Pochettino has been huge and he provides qualities to the central midfield that both Victor …
England's Squad - What Does It Tell Us About Potential Tactics?

England's Squad - What Does It Tell Us About Potential Tactics?

The news that Andros Townsend, Fabian Delph and Danny Drinkwater have been dropped tells us a lot about the possible tactical plans of Roy Hodgson. It is generally agreed that England will play a 4-3-3, or a 4-4-2 diamond, in France this summer. Both formations have been tested in the warm up games and the squad announcement suggests that Hodgson is leaning towards the 4-4-2 diamond. He has included five strikers, while the decision to drop Townsend is particularly interesting …
What do Tottenham need to become Premier League champions?

What do Tottenham need to become Premier League champions?

Its easy to see why Leicester City won the Premier League. They produced some of the best football seen in the top flight in recent years and combined as a team of in-form players to maintain relentless pressure on their opponents. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez' season was exhilarating but Tottenham had their fair share of success too, despite not securing any silverware. But what are Pochettino's side missing and what do they need to do in the summer to …
West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Tottenham are sitting two points behind League leaders Leicester City. They will be looking to snatch the 3 points from this game against West Ham and hope to get closer to their title dreams this season. Mauricio Pochettino admits he may have to be careful with some of his players ahead of Tottenham’s crunch trip to West Ham on Wednesday. West Ham, on the other hand, enjoyed a 5-1 victory over Blackburn in the FA Cup, and a 1-0 win …
Tottenham Hotspur vs Swansea Preview |Team News, Key Men and Stats

Tottenham Hotspur vs Swansea Preview |Team News, Key Men and Stats

While Leicester City might be hogging all the lime light with their performance in the Premier League, the imperious form of their nearest rivals Tottenham Hotspur cannot be ignored. Currently 2 points behind the league leaders, Tottenham have a chance to go atop the league table should Norwich spring a surprise. Mauricio Pocchetino will be keen to get the most out of the side’s game against relegation threatened Swansea City on Sunday. Tottenham have won 5 of their last 5 …
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