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Who Is The Best Striker In Ligue 1?

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What makes a great striker? It is a question that many pundits and writers alike have asked themselves over the years. Do you look for the poacher instincts of a Romario, the power, strength and finishing of Ronaldo or do you go for the prolific goal scoring prowess of a Gerd Muller? The list of att...

Alberto Aquilani – Does he still have a place at Liverpool?

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Alberto Aquilani’s temporary spell in Italy appears to be at an end as the latest twist in his club status has seen Juventus pass up the opportunity to sign the midfielder.The Italian’s arrival at Anfield in 2009 was quickly treated with caution as he struggled to adapt to life in the Pr...

Premier League Top 10 Talismen

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Premier League Top 10 Talismen What makes a talisman? The phrase, bandied about with a certain regularity, tends to be applied to Carlos Tevez more than most Premier League players. Does the likes of Tevez give his team a better chance of winning, does him being on the pitch guarantee more goals or does his presence lift the side...

Charles N’Zogbia – The new wide man to light up Liverpool?

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After snapping up Jordan Henderson for the reported princely sum of £20 million, it’s difficult to argue against Wigan chairman Dave Whelan asking Liverpool to stump up £15m for Charles N’Zogbia.The Frenchman was influential in Roberto Martinez’s survival bid last term ...

How Ashley Young Will Fit In At Man United

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How Ashley Young Will Fit In At Man United Alex McLeish has not had the easiest of fortnights; the newly-installed Aston Villa boss is barely in the door following his controversial cross-town move from Birmingham City and has already had to face up to the sale of his prize asset Ashley Young to Manchester United, as his old Aberdeen gaffer ...

Barcelona or Manchester City: Which Team Suits Alexis Sanchez More?

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Barcelona or Manchester City: Which Team Suits Alexis Sanchez More? With the Copa America set to start on July 1st, it’s clear why the bids are coming thick and fast for Udinese’s Alexis Sanchez right now; a stand-out tournament for the Chilean would undoubtedly inflate his already considerable transfer value further and with Barcelona looking likely to ...

How Mourinho Could Implement 4-3-3 at Madrid

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How Mourinho Could Implement 4-3-3 at Madrid For those Real Madrid fans with expectations of immediate success, Jose Mourinho preached caution upon his arrival last summer; the second season, the Special One explained, would be the true test of his side. With time to assess his playing staff and weigh up his new La Liga surroundings, Mourinho ...

What Will Christopher Samba’s Game Give Arsenal?

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What Will Christopher Samba’s Game Give Arsenal? It’s been the same old story season after season for Arsenal of late; a promising campaign ultimately falls flat and fails to deliver, scuppered by a perceived lack of battle and defensive nous at the back. For years now, Arsene Wenger has chosen to ignore the many calls for Arsenal to buy a &...

How Luka Modric's Contribution Makes him Tottenham's Irreplaceable Asset

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How Luka Modric's Contribution Makes him Tottenham's Irreplaceable Asset A whirlwind weekend for Tottenham has seen the talismanic Luka Modric admit he wants a move away from White Hart Lane, which has subsequently been met with blunt rejection from both manager Harry Redknapp and chairman Daniel Levy.The Croatian was the subject of a £22 million bid from Chelsea &...

What Will Sebastian Larsson’s Game Give Sunderland?

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What Will Sebastian Larsson’s Game Give Sunderland? Sunderland’s recent £20m sale of Jordan Henderson to Liverpool, added to the £18m Aston Villa paid for the services of Darren Bent back in January, should ensure Steve Bruce is a busy man this summer as the club scour the market for new acquisitions. A poor second half to last seas...