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Patrick Vieira Leaves New York City FC To Manage Ligue 1 Side

The French legend has returned to his homeland after departing MLS side New York City. The news that he would leave to take over at Ligue 1 side Nice was strangely announced on Manchester City’s website, before being taken down. The statement from Patrick Vieira read: “I would like to thank City Football Group and New York City FC for …

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Our Definitive ‘Premier League Best XI’ From The Past 25 Years

Premier League

With the Premier League celebrating its 25-year anniversary, now seems as good a time as any to put together a starting eleven of the best players that the league has had to offer. The financial boom that the Premier League facilitated (not least thanks to lucrative sponsorship deals and broadcasting contracts) have allowed English clubs to both sign and create …

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Analysis: Lionel Messi’s Evolution Into An Effortless Luxury Player

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 19: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his third and his team's third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League group C match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City FC at Camp Nou on October 19, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi barely seems to break sweat any more, walking across the field with a languid demeanour that borders on nonchalance. So has la Pulga become a luxury player? When we think of ‘luxury players’ we tend to conjure up images of the talented, mercurial, possibly temperamental creative geniuses keen to shun their defensive responsibilities. They …

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Who Features In Arsene Wenger’s Most Selected Arsenal XI Of The Last Twenty Years?

Arsenal

Arsene Wenger celebrated his twentieth anniversary in charge of Arsenal with a last-gasp win over Burnley thanks to Laurent Koscielny’s controversial winner. The Frenchman has had his fair share of dramatic moments during the past two decades, ranging from winning the 2003/04 title in an unbeaten season to almost clinching a Champions League triumph against Barcelona in 2006. It has …

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Manchester United Plotting January Raid For French Midfielder [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco and Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and AS Monaco FC at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

It appears José Mourinho continues to see the light as Manchester United look set to bolster their ailing midfield and give up the notion that Wayne Rooney and/or Marouane Fellaini can play in midfield. Highly-rated 22-year-old Tiemoue Bakayoko, who plays for AS Monaco, has been earmarked as the next addition to their ranks, according to The Sun. Presumably this would mean that …

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Emmanuel Petit Explains Why Former Arsenal Players Are Disgusted With Arsene Wenger

According to Emmanuel Petit, Arsene Wenger has little interest in maintaining positive relationships with former Arsenal players and even club legends.  Despite the fact that a statue of Thierry Henry sits permanently outside the Emirates Stadium, earlier this year, Wenger refused him the opportunity to take up a coaching position with the club. According to reports, Wenger felt there would …

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Emmanuel Petit: Patrick Viera Is ‘Extremely Disgusted’ With Wenger

Arsenal

Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit has revealed that Patrick Viera is ‘extremely disgusted’ with the way he has been treated by Arsene Wenger since his departure in 2005. Petit was speaking with Sports France in an exclusive interview, claiming that Viera is furious with Wenger for forcing a host of former stars to instigate their coaching careers away from a club …

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