There are a multitude of reasons to get excited over the coming Premier League seasons. The arrival of the likes of Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte; the return of Jose Mourinho, the signings of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and perhaps Paul Pogba, all signify that we might be in for a real treat. Liverpool face a tough 

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Another Brazilian midfielder is heading east to ply his trade in the Premier League, and the tactical implications of Paulinho’s North London arrival could be indicative of a stark change in Andre Villas Boas’ Tottenham Hotspur tactics. Villas Boas’ time in England has seen him predominately switch between a 4-2-3-1 and a 4-3-3, the former 

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After watching some of the best collective performances this year with Bayern Munich’s emphatic result and Brazil’s total pressing whilst keeping a disciplinary structure against arguably some of the most memorable teams the world has ever seen – both Barcelona and Spain came unstuck against the perfectly set 4-2-3-1 formation that their opposition used. Arsenal 

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5th June 2012, Manchester United secured the signing of Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa from Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund for an estimated £12 million (rising to £17 million). Upon his signing, football analysts agreed that the Kagawa’s arrival was a signal of a change in approach for Manchester United; Kagawa is a prominent attacking midfielder who 

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Last season Brendan Rodgers was given high praise for the style of play Swansea was playing. A high possession percentages and an aggressive pressing style caught the eye of those across the country and were given the nickname “Swansealona” for their similar “tiki-taka” style to the Catalan giants. However upon further inspection, it could be 

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