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Analysis: Do Phil Jones And Marcos Rojo Deserve More Credit?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur and Phil Jones of Manchester United compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on December 11, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

At the start of the season, both Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo were considered fourth and fifth choice central defenders for Manchester United behind Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Daley Blind. Error-prone Argentine Rojo was expected to be sold while Jones was forgotten about due to his constant time on the treatment table. The thought of both of them playing …

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Liverpool’s Coutinho Reveals Which Match He’s Targeting For Return

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool controls the ball during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on November 26, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

There’s relatively good news on the horizon for Liverpool fans as Philippe Coutinho has revealed to the Reds’ official website that he expects to line out on New Year’s Eve, when Liverpool host Manchester City. This of course, means that he will miss a further three Premier League fixtures against Middlesbrough, Everton and Stoke City in the meantime. Since losing the 24-year-old to …

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Five Things To Look Out For As Manchester United Host Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur’s trip to Old Trafford on Sunday is undoubtedly the game of the weekend. It pits two top four challengers against each other, and throws up a myriad of intrigue in the process. Questions abound as both clubs seek a win to set them up for the Christmas rush of fixtures. Here are five points that will likely determine …

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Twitter Reacts To Leicester’s 4-2 Victory Over Manchester City

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: John Stones of Manchester City (L) is djected after Jamie Vardy of Leicester City (not pictured) scored his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola was supposed to come in and transform Manchester City into one of the best sides in Europe with the philosophy that gave Barcelona and Bayern Munich so much success. However, despite a bright start to the season, the honeymoon period is well and truly over. The truth is that Manchester City do not have the players that Barcelona …

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Watch: Burnley’s Jeff Hendrick Scored An Absolute Belter Against Bournemouth

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Jeff Hendrick of Burnley celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and AFC Bournemouth at Turf Moor on December 10, 2016 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Goal of the season contender, anyone? It certainly is up there with the best. The Republic of Ireland international midfielder netted a stunning volley to give Burnley an early lead against Bournemouth at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon. Hendrick joined Burnley at the end of the transfer window from Championship side Derby County for a club record fee of £10.5 million, …

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Arsène Wenger Bullishly Warns That No Player Is Bigger Than Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger must be getting pretty fed up of the constant questions over the future of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. Undoubtedly the stars of his current squad, both have been in contract extension negotiations with the club for almost a year, with still no resolution in sight. In recent days this has led to speculation that Ozil …

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Ranking The Top Five Goalkeepers In The Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur gives instructions during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on October 15, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

The Premier League is blessed with many of the world’s top goalkeepers, but here we take a look at five of the best.  _______ 5. Fraser Forster (Southampton) Forster’s performances don’t garner the accolades they deserve. Southampton have some excellent defenders in the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Jose Fonte but their impressive defensive record in recent seasons is …

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Leicester City’s Magic Now A Disappearing Act

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Andy King (C) of Leicester City reacts after missing a chance during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on December 3, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Leicester City could be the first team in Premier League history to be relegated as champions. But where has it all gone wrong for the Foxes? Last season’s stunningly bizarre triumph appears to be a distant memory as Claudio Ranieri’s men sit just two points above the drop zone. 13 points from 14 games is a woeful return. This is a team that …

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Celtic Boss Rodgers Explains How Rashford’s Meteoric Rise Has Its Negatives

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Carl Jenkinson of Arsenal (L) attempts to tackle Marcus Rashford of Manchester United (R) during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers says that too much money in English football is hampering the development of younger players such as Marcus Rashford. The former Liverpool boss believes that it is money which is responsible for last season’s breakthrough talent having amassed just eight domestic starts this season under Jose Mourinho. Speaking at a post-game press conference at the Etihad, Rodgers insisted that the Premier …

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Manchester United Dodged A Bullet When They Failed To Sign Renato Sanches

One of the most shocking transfer stories from last summer was that of Renato Sanches. The former Benfica academy graduate stunned the footballing world when a move was all but confirmed with Manchester United, he instead signed for Bayern Munich. The move shocked and angered United fans, with some even calling for the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to step down. …

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Gunners & Reds React To Firmino’s ‘Anti-Arsenal Clause’

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool (R) attempts to take the ball past Vito Mannone of Sunderland (L) during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on November 26, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

It’s been a strange 24 hours in the world of football with the famed ‘Football Leaks’ releasing information (via Get French Football) which claims Roberto Firmino has an ‘anti-Arsenal clause’ in his contract.  This whole story has of course brought about memories of the north London club’s apparent attempts to lure Luis Suarez south having bid £40 million plus £1, …

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