It has been revealed that Mario Balotelli had a £1 million good behaviour clause in his contract at Liverpool.  If he managed to not get sent off three times for being, well, Mario Balotelli the Anfield side were prepared to give him a massive bonus.   Who would have thought it more likely he would 

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What exactly has David Luiz done to upset Sergio Aguero?  It cannot possibly be that Sideshow Bob puts the little Argentine in his pocket each time they meet because, although playing very well at the moment, Luiz isn’t that good.   Is it the historic rivalry between Argentina and Brazil coming to the fore in 

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Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris Spurs have the joint best defensive record in the league and Lloris has played a huge role. An ever present in the Tottenham goal, he has shone throughout. He has always been a brilliant shot stopper but he has perfected his craft to an even higher level as well as becoming a 

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Spurs fans have needed something to cheer them up in recent weeks.   Therefore there was no better time for Poch to get suited up, adopt the look of a IT salesman and get Harry Kane to renew his Windows 10 licenses for another 3 years.   Actually it was 5 years and a £100k 

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Gareth Southgate must be one hell of a salesman.   He is currently trying to persuade Steve Holland that a good career move would be to jack it in with Antonio Conte and the Premier League leaders and come and be found guilty by association the next time England crash out of a major tournament. 

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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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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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You know it is a quiet news week in the Premier League when all the chatter is around whether two players who I assumed had called it a day might be returning to their former clubs.   International football traditionally quietens the chat, buzz and rumours around the Premier League circus and this week has 

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Manchester United will offer £150,000 a week in a bid to acquire the services of Harry Kane, Squawka claim.   Finally? The Tottenham forward has long been a target for the English giants and they have had several bids rejected over the last two summers. Finally, though, The Red Devils could be about to get 

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