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Five Talking Points Ahead Of Aston Villa v Man Utd

Ahead of a unique Friday night encounter in the Premier League, we look at the key discussions that will undoubtedly take place between you and your mates in the pub tonight.    1. How long will Louis van Gaal freeze out David de Gea? We are really not sure whether to use the word “refreshing” when it comes to the Dutchman, …

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De Gea To Real Madrid Now Looks Inevitable After Van Gaal Comments

Louis Van Gaal has seemingly given David De Gea a massive nudge out the door at Old Trafford.  Last week, the Manchester United manager left the Spanish goalkeeper out of his match day squad against Tottenham as he felt that De Gea was “too distracted” by the transfer saga he is currently engulfed in. However, after once again deciding to …

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Juventus Weighing Up Move For Out-Of-Favour Liverpool Midfielder

Italian giants Juventus could be set to swoop for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva after the Brazil international apparently had a ‘falling out’ with Reds manager Brendan Rodgers, leading to him being dropped on the opening day of the season versus Stoke City.   Serie A counterparts Inter Milan are also reported to be in pursuit of his services, with their interest said …

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VIDEO: Manchester United Boss Refuses To Be Drawn On Pedro Deal

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has refused to be drawn on a potential deal for Barcelona attacker Pedro Rodriguez in a recent press conference. Louis van Gaal was questioned on a move for the 28-year-old, who has gone down in Barca’s pecking order since last season. However, the Old Trafford boss stated that “I don’t mention anything before he …

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Aston Villa In Talks To Sign Incredible Centre-Back

Sky Sports have reported today that Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa are in talks with Southampton to secure the signing of their captain Jose Fonte. Following the departure of Ron Vlaar in the summer, Sherwood has been searching for a centre-back to replace the Dutchman and was unsuccessful in his attempts to lure West Brom’s Joleon Lescott to Villa Park earlier this …

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Should Football Take Note Of The GAA’s Actions For Diving?

Should football follow in the GAA’s footsteps after Tiernan McCann’s lengthy ban for diving was announced? Pundit Arena investigate. Diving has been a plague, particularly in English football for longer than any of us can remember. David Bentley’s failed attempts to win free kicks amused us, Ashley Young’s spectacular collapses infuriated many, whilst Gareth Bale was the boy who cried …

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Full Video Emerges Of Jose Mourinho Going Mental At Eva Carneiro

Jose Mourinho has been in the headlines this week for the wrong reasons.  After Eva Carneiro and first team physiotherapist Jon Fearn came on late in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Swansea to assist the downed Eden Hazard, Jose Mourinho got rather angry. Any assistance from medical staff for an injured player means that the player in question must temporarily leave the …

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Lamela Accidentally Reveals Tottenham Star Is Leaving

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Tottenham winger Erik Lamela may have let slip that Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado is leaving the club. The Spanish forward, who cost Spurs £26m, has largely failed to impress Premier League fans with his ability in front of goal, but has been a mainstay in the Tottenham side since his arrival from Valencia two years ago. According to reports, Soldado …

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Five Premier League Managers Under Pressure

We may only be one game into the Premier League season, but modern football is notorious for a merciless firing system. Which Premier League manager is under the most pressure to deliver success at their club? Here’s our choices.. _____ 5. Mauricio Pochettino  It has been a tough year at White Hart Lane for the Argentinian boss, in what many would dub …

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The Childish Adoration Of The Number 10

Gone are the days when children would take to the muddy patch of turf outside their homes for an unceasing summerfest of relenting, unending football. Many days of many childhoods were littered with the laughter and crocodile tears, gashed knees and hurt egos of playing makeshift football, street football, out of what could be gathered. Hoodies for posts, pieces of litter …

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