Sadio Mané, became the most expensive player in African history when he completed a £34 million move from Southampton to Liverpool in June 2016. Mané’s rise to prominence has been a rapid one since he joined Southampton from Red Bull Salzburg in September 2014, with his raw pace and flamboyant dribbling style immediately posing a 

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Many would tell you that the role of the central midfielder is the most important, or demanding of all of the positions on a football pitch. Of course, being in the central area, it insinuates a dedicated commitment to both halves of the field, with logically the greatest level of involvement in the alternative zones. 

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Manchester United safely negotiated a potential pitfall when they came from behind to beat Blackburn Rovers 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Ewood Park. Danny Graham gave the hosts a shock lead in the seventeenth minute with a sublime strike: a telltale sign that the struggling Championship side were no pushovers kinda like trying to gain 

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As a general rule, we are used to things improving with time and advancement. Take the fields of technology and online gaming, for example, which our continuing to evolve and make our lives easier over time. From the everyday capabilities of smartphones to being able to access the most popular slot sites rated by bestcasino.org.uk, 

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It has been rumbling on for weeks. The contract situation concerning Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil has been hanging over Arsenal and while the club have failed with yet another title challenge this year, the futures of the pair remain unclear. The longer Arsenal continues this uncertainty, the more concerning it will be for the 

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The unthinkable is on the cards for the second season running at Leicester City. After performing a modern footballing miracle last season to secure their maiden Premier League crown, Claudio Ranieri’s men have suffered a dramatic decline in fortunes. Sunday’s 3-0 home defeat to Manchester United left the club just one point off the relegation 

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So long Dimitri Payet, we hardly knew ye. The French midfielder was billed to be the poster-boy for West Ham’s future when last season’s Hammer of the Year signed a new five-year contract last February to earn himself £125,000 per week. West Ham were moving to the 60,000-seater Olympic Stadium aiming to build on the 

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Manchester United vividly expressed their intention to hold onto the FA Cup title as they swept aside Wigan Athletic with ease in the fourth round of the cup competition. The Red Devils instilled a 4-0 drubbing to Wigan- who won the cup in 2013- in a show of might that left Old Trafford whetting for 

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In a desperation to find a story the one that was already there was almost forgotten. Leeds had joined Liverpool, Brighton, Newcastle and many other sides in apparently devaluing the FA Cup by making wholesale changes to the starting XI, while Sutton United did their best to attract controversy by inviting Dario Gradi, an ex-player 

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Granit Xhaka is certainly a player that divides opinion. This article is not to point out that the Swiss international is not a good player because he is a good player. Xhaka does a lot of things very well and his stats illustrate this but his decision making has let him down, driven Arsenal fans 

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You can’t argue that Arsenal did not know what they were getting when they splashed out £30 million on Granit Xhaka. “In Germany you can play aggressively but the referee will always blow his whistle, but in England that’s not the case” he said in a statement after his move was confirmed, “I’m an aggressive 

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In terms of bare numbers, earning promotion from the Championship to the EPL is the single most rewarding prize in the game. After all, this translates into an estimated £200 million cash bounty, particularly for those clubs who are able to retain their Premier League status for longer than a single season. Even this huge 

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In West Ham United’s 1-3 win at Middlesbrough on Saturday, Andy Carroll treated supporters to a flash-reel of his career. 2 goals were followed by a 67th minute substitution for a ‘slight’ groin problem, for which the striker will undergo a full scan this week to discover the severity. Carroll is expected to be fit 

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On Saturday 21st January 2017, Wayne Rooney made history by overtaking Sir Bobby Charlton as Manchester United’s all-time leading scorer with 250 goals in all competitions. An outstanding free-kick against Stoke in the 94th minute salvaged a precious point for the Red Devils in their hunt for a spot in the top four, the bare 

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Organised by FIFPro, the body that represents players’ associations from 69 countries, the world 11 is picked by fellow professional footballers, with 26,516 votes casted this year. Manuel Neuer Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo   Looking at this team, there are 

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