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Top 5 Manchester United transfer targets

Antoine Griezmann It is time for Griezmann to make his move and join Manchester United finally. Considered as one of the best players in the World right now, the Atletico Madrid forward suffered a slight dip in form this season. A left-footed genius capable of playing lone striker or a false 9, Griezmann is a treat to watch when in form. He is a set-piece specialist and has impeccable long rangers added to his arsenal. Jose Mourinho has been an admirer of Griezmann since the dawn of time and is…

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Championship Premier League 

Top Arsenal transfer targets this summer

5) Jordan Pickford The English shot-stopper had an impressive season with Sunderland. While the Black Cats were awful, Pickford was the bright spot. His excellent performances have earned him accolades from around the world. While Pickford may still be too young for Arsenal, he would present an enticing option. Petr Cech had some nervy moments this season, while Ospina looks set to leave the club. Pickford could be Cech’s understudy at the Emirates or could stay on loan at Sunderland itself. Whatever may be the case, Pickford is one for…

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Premier League 

How Real Madrid were better than Barcelona this season?

Abundance of goals Real Madrid has scored in 64 games at a stretch beating Bayern Munich’s record of 60. The last time they didn’t score was way back in the semi final of Champions League last year against Manchester City. Real Madrid dominated the league with crucial goals and only Dani Carvajal, and Fabio Coentrao could not find the back of the net. They have scored against every kind of opposition and in tough away fixtures to Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Celta Vigo, and Malaga in the league. They have been…

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Pep Guardiola under pressure

Pep Guardiola has collected 21 pieces of silverware during his reign at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, but he finished trophyless after his first season in charge of Manchester City. Manchester City were eliminated from the Champions League round of 16 and finished only in third spot in the Premier League table. Furthermore, Guardiola’s men were beaten by Manchester United in the EFL and by Arsenal in the FA Cup Semi-finals.   The club’s chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has piled on the pressure for next season by saying that he wants…

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Premier League 

The longest unbeaten streaks in the Premier League

11 wins – Chelsea (April to September 2009) After a tumultuous 2008-09 season under Felipe Scolari, Roman Abramovich sacked Scolari at the fag end of the season. Guus Hiddink, their crisis man had to step up and play as an Interim manager. Chelsea finished the league with 5 consecutive wins. The new season saw Carlo Ancelotti take up the charges and he tasted success immediately. Chelsea won the first 6 league matches on the trot, taking the tally up to 11 wins in a row before losing their streak to…

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What would Ilkay Gundogan bring to the Premier League?

Reports in Germany claim Borussia Dortmund will sell Ilkay Gundogan this summer after contract talks between club and player broke down – so would the midfielder suit a Premier League move? Manchester United were keeping tabs on the Germany international before he signed a two-year extension in the summer, but that deal runs out at the end of next season. He refused to be drawn on a possible reunion with Jurgen Klopp in December, while Arsenal have been linked by several national newspapers in England and Juventus the same in…

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Wayne Rooney misses Midtjylland trip amid injury fears

Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United’s Europa League game at FC Midtjylland amid unconfirmed reports he is out for up to two months. The United captain was left in England when the rest of the squad travelled to Denmark on Wednesday for Thursday’s round-of-32 first-leg tie. Louis van Gaal is expected to clarify Rooney’s condition when he speaks to the press at around 5pm, but an absence of two months would rule him out of important Premier League, FA Cup and European games, as well as England’s friendlies against Germany…

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Henderson: Sturridge ‘hurt’ by critics

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says teammate Daniel Sturridge was hurt by the widespread criticism he faced during what has been an injury-plagued campaign. The 26-year-old forward made just his fourth Premier League start of the season on Sunday, and opened the scoring in his side’s emphatic 6-0 win away to Aston Villa, nodding in Philippe Coutinho’s cross after sixteen minutes. However, he is now back in the frame just in time for the side’s Capital One Cup final clash with Manchester Cityon February 28th, with last weekend’s victory also being…

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