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Premier League’s Top Teams of the Season
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Premier League’s Top Teams of the Season

Another season of English football is in the history books. This year, the Premier League was rife with fearsome competition as clubs across the country battled it out to determine who is truly the best. In many ways, this was a difficult season for everyone involved, but winners always manage to push through the adversity. With the Premier League champion crowned and numerous other tournaments completed, now is the time to look back and analyze the best teams of the season and review their efforts.  Manchester City As expected, Manchester City entered this season as the clear favorites and they did not disappoint. After walking away with the Premier League title after a 27-5-6 season, there are no arguments left. Manchester City may have had their shortcomings early on, but they...
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Henderson will push for a loan move if De Gea remains number 1

Dean Henderson is keen to become the number 1 goalkeeper at Manchester United and has revealed that he will push for another loan move if he doesn't assume the role next season. The shot-stopper who has returned from a loan spell at Sheffield United signed a new long term contract with the Red Devils with sources revealing that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans for the 23-year-old to fight it out with Da Gea for the number one spot. The Red Devils will kick off their Premier League campaign against Crystal Palace on September 19 but with the transfer window set to close on October 5, Henderson can leave on loan if Da Gea is preferred ahead of him. "Look, 100%, the aim is for me to play football next season," Henderson said ahead of England's Nations League game against Iceland. "I don...
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A dramatic Premier League final day top 4 race to watch out for

The 2019/20 Premier League season reaches its climax on Sunday and the fight for the remaining two top 4 places will rage on and be settled on the last matchday of the season. Manchester United finally moved into the top 4 with one game to go due to superior goal difference. Chelsea moved down to 4th while Leicester City remained in fifth. The Red Devils may not have done themselves any good by drawing 1 all against West Ham at Old Trafford but we'll know better after the blast of the final whistle at the King Power Stadium against a Leicester side who'll seal a place regardless of other results if they win. Chelsea, on the other hand, played out an entertaining 5:3 result against Premier League champions Liverpool, although they were on the losing side. They face Wolves at Stamfo...
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Giggs eager to model his Wales side after Klopp’s Liverpool

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has revealed that he is working to bring a touch of Liverpool's style to his Wales side. The Welshman currently holds the record for the most appearances for the Red Devils with 963 games to his name between 1990 and 2014. Giggs, 46, follows Alex Ferguson's model of management especially when it comes to standards and discipline. He also learned a great deal working under former Manchester United manager and Dutchman Louis Van Gaal. Giggs spoke about the work of Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp in their respective Premier League sides. Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are just two games away from sealing Premier League title triumph for the 2019/20 season, READ: Premier League Restart – What you need to know “With the obvious pause in the season bec...
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Van Gaal says Man United didn’t sign the players he wanted

Former Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has criticized the club for refusing to sign any player he requested for in the summer after his move to Old Trafford. It can be recalled that the Dutchman was appointed in the summer of 2014 as a replacement for David Moyes who was fired before Ryan Giggs took over temporary charge of the club. The Red Devils signed Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera, and Daley Blind on permanent deals and signed Radamel Falcao on loan. Argentina international Di Maria was the most expensive amongst the new arrivals as he was signed for a whopping £59.7million. The likes of Sergio Romero, Memphis Depay, Bastia Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin, and Anthony Martial arrived the following year. READ: PSG race against time to...
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Fred wants to be a key player at United after terrible first season

Man United midfielder Fred has noted that he had an awful debut season at Old Trafford. The Red Devils signed the Brazil international from Shakhtar Donetsk in a deal worth £48 million in the summer of 2018. However, he struggled to feature regularly for the Premier League giants. Fred managed to score 1 goal in 17 Premier League appearances in his debut season and revealed that he had difficulties adapting quickly to life in Manchester at the start. In a recent chat with the Associated Press, Fred said: "I believe the first season was very difficult for me,"  "There was the process of settling down here, but also other personal things that were happening in my life, such as the birth of my son. "So I believe it was a mix of reasons that made me have an awful first season." ...
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John Terry practiced Panenka before UCL final penalty miss

It can be recalled that former Chelsea defender John Terry was handed the golden opportunity to score the winning penalty for the Blues in 2008 UEFA Champions League final but ended up wasting it. The English defender slipped in the run-up and his spot-kick hit the post before Manchester United went on to win the shoot-out 6:5. The miss is one that has haunted John Terry and all Chelsea fans over the years, although they won the competition against all odds in 2012. Whilst recalling the incident, Terry revealed that he was very confident in his spot-kick ability and even practiced Panenka penalties in training. In a chat with beiN Sports, the former Chelsea captain said: “On the build up to finals you take penalties, and you go through the routines, and you do the walk from the ha...
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Upamecano agrees personal terms with Bayern Munich

RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, 21, has agreed personal terms with rivals Bayern Munich ahead of a move in the summer according to a report by German outlet Bild. Upamecano does not want to renew with Leipzig and will have just 12 months left on his contract this summer. It could be recalled that he was linked with a move to the Premier League with clubs like Arsenal and Manchester United reportedly interested in his signature. READ: Everton hold talks for Todibo However, they may not get their man as Bayern Munich are now leading the race with this recent development. Upamecano endured a frustrating 2018/19 campaign but has bounced back this season, establishing himself as one of the best center-backs in Europe's top five leagues. Meanwhile, RB Leipzig value the center-ba...
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Tough times under Mourinho made Rashford a better player

Man United striker Marcus Rashford says he endured a tough period under former manager Jose Mourinho but pointed out that the experience under the Portuguese manager made him a better player. Mourinho managed Man United from the summer of 2016 to December 2018, emerging victoriously with the club in the Europa League and League Cup in his first season as United boss. Marcus Rashford scored 28 goals and provided 20 assists under Mourinho but struggled for consistency, as he was often deployed on the right flank to accommodate the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku in the middle. READ: Ajax slap £35m price tag on Onana as Chelsea, others circle He has scored 19 goals for the Red Devils in all competitions this season, flourishing under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but added t...
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Pogba – I didn’t know who Souness was

Man United midfielder Paul Pogba has hit back at one of his biggest critics Graeme Souness saying he didn't even know the Liverpool legend. Souness has been a vocal critic of the Frenchman in his role as a pundit for Sky Sports, recently claiming that Pogba was more interested in dancing at weddings and shooting hoops. However, Pogba whilst speaking on Man United's official podcast said: "I didn’t even know who [Souness] was. "I heard he was a great player and stuff like that. I don't know the face but the name [I do]. READ: Arteta eyeing Jovic as potential replacement for Aubameyang "Like I said I’m not someone that watches a lot of [punditry], I watch a lot of football but I don’t stay after the game to listen to what they say about ‘Why they did this’ or ‘why they did that’....