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Aston Villa set to struggle without Benteke

Last season Manchester United were often accused to be a one-man team, as Robin Van Persie often proved to be the difference between Sir Alex Ferguson’s men and their opponents. United proved that while RVP was an integral part in … Read more…

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Sessegnon deal a good move for both Sunderland and WBA

“It means you don’t care. It means you don’t care nothing about the club so your time is gone. It was the opportunity to say for everybody, and especially for him, ok, time to go,” said Paolo Di Canio when … Read more…

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Coutinho a crucial influence for Liverpool

Having endured a rather turbulent summer during which Brendan Rodgers spent more time talking about Luis Suarez’ desire to leave the club he did on the training ground, Liverpool have hit the ground running in the Premier League. Those who … Read more…

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Everton’s new approach will see Ross Barkley flourish

Having fought tooth and nail to retain the services of Marouane Fellaini, Everton reluctantly agreed to let the Belgian move to Manchester United for £27m on deadline day, £4m more than the price set by his release clause. Roberto Martinez … Read more…

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Four deadline day signings set to impress

For all the frenzy that surrounded deadline day, the international break that followed has proved to be a bit of an anti-climax as the Premier League gave way to the World Cup qualifiers. A bit like a kid opening a … Read more…

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Has Chelsea legend Didier Drogba still got it? You may be surprised!

When Didier Drogba retires the majority of defenders in the Premier League will breathe a huge sigh of relief. Drogba hasn’t just been a menace to defenders throughout his eight seasons at Chelsea, he has been like that for the … Read more…

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