Pep Guardiola will table bids for Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk and Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho, if the Daily Mail are to be believed.   Why? In a bid to find long-term replacements for Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany, Guardiola has been given licence to spend big this January. Van Dijk’s reputation has substantially increased this 

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Arsenal are trying a new approach to winning the title.   They’ve realised winning some matches and remaining unbeaten in November might give them a chance of not being miles off the pace come the turn of the year.   Xhaka and Sanchez dominated the match against Bournemouth who will have felt a little unlucky 

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Every year we see the usual title contenders as favourites for the title but the 38 game Premier League season is always full of twists and turns from league leader changes to the nail biting relegation battle at the other end. So far this season, after only 12 games the league leaders have changed no 

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Jose has been so wowed by Zlatan’s form this season that they have already decided to take up the option on an extra year of the Swede at Old Trafford.   To be fair, it’s the best bit of work Zlatan has done since landing in Manchester, the “I could rule America” interview he gave 

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Manchester City are set to continue their ambitions of bringing in the brightest and best youngest talent. They are in the market for 19 year-old sensation Kasper Dolberg of Ajax. A City scout had this to say when asked about the rumours: “He has huge potential. He is very special, so of course he is 

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Discussion took place on Sky’s Monday Night Football (MNF) this week about the most influential attacking midfielders in the Premier League. It focused on the output from attacking midfielders at the top six sides in fixtures against one another. Following Juan Mata’s goal against Arsenal last weekend, he perhaps makes a surprise appearance at the 

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The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award which illustrates the greatest player of the past 12 months. Surely an award any football player would like to win, this year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France Football parted ways. Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to regain the title following 

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Spurs, Spurs, Spurs.   Just because you won at the weekend by being 2-1 down doesn’t mean that should be your new recipe for success.  Credit to Monaco though.  I suggested in Monday’s column that the only way to beat Tottenham was to stop either of the Harry’s getting the ball near the goal and 

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I’d like to say the fixture computer left the best to last this weekend, but Burnley and WBA got it on on Monday night.   Sunday gave us the delights of Middlesboro playing host to Chelsea in the battle of which manager would look a special kind of sultry moody.   It’s almost as if 

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Jose Mourinho was so very angry, He thought Manchester United should’ve had a penalty. They nearly won their game with Arsenal, But the game finished 1-1 – instead of 1-0. Gareth Southgate is now England’s new boss. He should be paid on results – so he’d be working for a loss! The England dummies gave 

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Here is a look at top four players in the English Premier League who have performed well so far this season. Let’s take a look at the statistics for every player as we all believe stats don’t lie at all.   Diego Costa The Chelsea beast. He is the most improved player in the League 

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With the international break ongoing, EPL fans like to look back to where things have stopped at after a weekend without club football. Here is at look at three positives we can take from the start of the English Premier League.   Tight competition Arguably the only league with more than three teams challenging for 

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Alexis Sanchez could be on his way out of The Emirates. The Daily Mirror are reporting that Juventus and Manchester City are grappling for his signature as his future remains in doubt.   Why would Arsenal let him go? The Chilean international has undoubtedly been a superb signing: a match winner whose magic has lifted 

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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku joined the club back in 2013 from Chelsea and then signed for them for a record fee of twenty-eight million pounds. It was a huge amount of money for the Toffees, but the forward has been a great free bets value having been one of the leading goal scorers in the 

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