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The Manchester United first-teamer who needs to leave Old Trafford

By Alex Demarco When Jose Mourinho took over as Manchester United manager in May, it was the chance for everyone at the club to start afresh and forget the last three underwhelming seasons. For Phil Jones, it looked like this was...

Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea – Three things Wenger got right

By Jack Malone As the Chelsea team trudged off the Emirates Stadium pitch on Saturday evening, there was a sense of shock at the comprehensive nature of their defeat in this London derby. Arsenal strolled to an easy 3-0 victory, outclassing...

How Liverpool can become genuine title contenders under Jurgen Klopp

By Matthew Rose With the managerial talent flooding into the Premier League this summer, many immediately saw the Premier League title race as a straight battle between Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United and Antonio Conte’s Chelsea. There...

The star Chelsea let go that could have been key this season

It is remarkable to think, given the value and experience of the Chelsea back four, that they could look so fragile without John Terry - but the effect of his absence against Arsenal on Saturday was startling. Antonio Conte’s pursuit...

Three things we learned about Man United against Leicester

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s decision to leave captain Wayne Rooney on the bench stole the pre-match headlines against Leicester on Saturday, while an impressive return to winning ways and a first goal for Paul Pogba were the hot...

Three players Tottenham could have bought with Sissoko’s £30m

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino was vocal in his desire to add an additional player to his attacking midfield options this summer - and his wish was granted on transfer deadline day. Moussa Sissoko was signed from Newcastle United with...

Three double deals Manchester United could have done with Pogba’s £89m

Manchester United’s forgettable fortnight in both the Premier League and on the continent has been well-documented, with Paul Pogba’s relatively ineffective start to life back at Old Trafford in the collective thoughts. There is little doubting the France international’s ability...

The Man United man Tottenham should have bought instead of Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has looked to bolster his options in the centre of midfield this summer, with the purchase of Victor Wanyama giving the North London side more physicality and bite in the boiler room. However, with Mousa...

Tottenham’s most-important player – the star that deserves a new contract

Tottenham Hotspur have put a framework in place that looks set to breed success in the Premier League, with a tactically astute and well-liked manager backed by a group of hungry young players. The North London club have been busy...

Arsenal and Chelsea combined XI – Xhaka and Willian miss out

Premier League heavyweights Arsenal and Chelsea are set to go toe-to-toe on Saturday evening at the Emirates Stadium in what will be an early season assessment of the pair’s ambitions of putting forward a title challenge. Both sides have had...
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