Premier League Midfield Engines: Toure, Henderson, Fabregas, Ramsey compared

Premier League Midfield Engines: Toure, Henderson, Fabregas, Ramsey compared

Last season was a perfect example of how teams are in need of at least one box-to-box midfield engine that has the well-rounded ability to influence play at both ends of the field. Yaya Toure had arguably his best season in a Man City shirt, finishing as their top scorer and helping them win the league. Jordan Henderson made huge strides last year for Liverpool and was widely regarded as the most improved player in the Premier League. Arsenal looked …
Is Yaya Toure Irreplaceable at Manchester City?

Is Yaya Toure Irreplaceable at Manchester City?

It’s been a brilliant season for both Manchester City and Yaya Toure alike, while City clinched the Premier League title after shrugging Liverpool off, Yaya Toure claimed their Player of the Year award. However, the recent comments offered by the Ivorian suddenly provide a different picture of the scenario, while he was angered by the FA’s decision of not to award him a PFA Player of the Year award early on, he certainly felt betrayed by the Manchester City board …
Nuri Sahin Stats | Compared to Yaya, Modric, Arteta & Liverpool mids

Nuri Sahin Stats | Compared to Yaya, Modric, Arteta & Liverpool mids

These past few weeks the loan transfer of Nuri Sahin has been nothing short of a saga with the player first linked to Arsenal then supposed to be signing for Liverpool, with another u-turn to Arsenal and now it looks as if Liverpool may be capturing the player this weekend on a season long loan worth £2m plus 70% of his wages. There aren't many sources for Sahin stats and it's been difficult to be able to do a comparison …