In 2009, Manchester United caught wind of a young Mexican striker called Javier ‘Chicharito’ (meaning little pea) Hernandez. They did their due diligence and decided to sign the striker. Initially though, United were reluctant to bring the 21 year old over to England having struggled to integrate other South Americans like Diego Forlan, Kleberson and 

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Manchester United’s summer transfer business has been a mixed bag thus far with the arrivals of Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku strengthening the club in two key areas of weakness, however there remains areas of concern for Jose Mourinho ahead of the new Premier League campaign. Mourinho has been abundantly clear in stating that he 

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It has been a crazy, inflated transfer window for clubs around Europe. With the new season approaching, money has been splashed around, with 30 million pounds seen as a normal fee for players. This has been the same for Chelsea Football Club, who have spent over  100 million pounds on players this summer, with 58 

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An aggressive, no-nonsense defender who is strong and quick with great tackling skills is exactly what many Arsenal fans believe Wenger has been missing-arguably since the era of ”The Invincibles”. All qualities are perfectly embodied in Sead Kolasinac. The ”Bosnian Hulk” as he is fondly called-obviously due to his physique-will be one of the left-back 

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Tottenham threatened to challenge for the Premier League title for the second season on the bounce last term, but ultimately fell short due to the brilliance of Chelsea. Mauricio Pochettino’s men were made to rue results against the lesser sides in the division, suffering costly draws with Sunderland, West Brom and Bournemouth, along with a 

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Once again, this summer has been a very busy one for Manchester City. The Citizens have spent over £200 million on players and it doesn’t look like they’ve finished yet. Having said this, many people have criticised their business this summer, believing that, though they’ve strengthened in key areas, that they’ve neglected certain positions. So, 

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Disjointed defence, collapsed midfield, fruitless attack and poor leadership qualities! These are few of the problems Leicester City had last season as they surrendered their title won a year go to Chelsea even before the half of the season. They were able to avoid relegation though, after finishing 12th on the log. However, it’s a 

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The failings of Aston Villa in the 2016/17 season were no mystery. Huge transfer fees and an excessive wage budget could only take them to mid table mediocrity, in what can only be seen as a terrible campaign. Though none particularly blame Steve Bruce for their shortcomings last season, he must this season show why 

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News of Real Madrid finally making a concrete move for Kylian Mbappe has sent the transfer window into a spiral with Monaco likely to pocket £161 million in total from any deal to sell the teenage forward. Both Los Blancos and Manchester City are in the running with the up-front fee more than likely to 

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In one of the biggest transfer sagas of the summer, the uncertain future of Spanish striker Alvaro Morata has finally been settled. The 24-year-old, who was in his second spell with La Liga giants Real Madrid, looked certain to leave following the end of the 2016-17 season after failing to hold down a regular starting 

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As always at this point of the football calendar, fans tend to focus on Premier League newcomers from abroad and the substantial figures paid to bring these players in. However, many people forget that the newly promoted Championship sides also boast their own Premier League newcomers who could provide serious excitement of their own. These 

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Manchester United’s friendly win over Real Madrid at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday evening will not be remembered for the abysmal penalty shoot-out which followed a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes but rather the sensational piece of individual skill performed by Anthony Martial as he assisted Jesse Lingard’s opening goal. The Frenchman weaved in and out 

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If you were a Juventus fan, you’d be forgiven for feeling a little glum in recent weeks with the exit of central defender Leonardo Bonucci to A.C. Milan. A genuine Italian world-class star, leaving for an archrival is always going to be a bitter pill to swallow. But the blow has been softened somewhat with 

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Financial Fair Play (FFP) has become a three letter acronym to strike fear and confusion into the hearts of fans, managers, and board members alike. Yet, many of us are left questioning what Financial Fair Play is, and why it exists. In an era of football where the elites of the game are having no 

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It has been an eventful year for Huddersfield Town. Last summer, manager David Wagner was preparing a squad for what pundits expected a relegation battle in the Championship for the team from West Yorkshire. Instead, Wagner masterminded an phenomenal feat and led Huddersfield to the glamour and riches of the Premier League. However, pundits again 

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Liverpool FC gaffer Jurgen Klopp has been pretty quiet on the signing front this transfer window, recruiting just three players in almost two months. Meanwhile Merseyside rivals Everton are boasting their list of successful transactions, signing seven new players so far including the return of their former front-man Wayne Rooney. The Reds don’t seem too 

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Chris Smalling and Phil Jones have been highly touted as the future of Manchester United ever since Sir Alex Ferguson signed the English defenders from Fulham and Blackburn Rovers respectively. But are they producing their potential?   Potential Chris Smalling joined United from Fulham in 2010, just 2 years after leaving non-league Maidstone United. Smalling’s 

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A bright, daring and clearly talented Oxlade-Chamberlain first entered the mainstream consciousness when his performances for League One Southampton gained national coverage. Deployed as an attacking midfielder, capable also of playing on the wing, his trickery and light-feet too much for League One defences. An inclusion in the Team of the Season soon came and 

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