Why Brighton youngster White is Premier League-set with or without Seagulls

Brighton & Hove Albion spent more than £20million on centre-halves in the summer, but their best defender could be on loan at Leeds United. Ben White joined the Yorkshire outfit on a season-long loan deal after spending the second half of 2018/19 on loan at Peterborough United. Despite parting with £18million to sign Adam Webster from Bristol City and £3.5million for Portsmouth‘s Matt C...

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Salah, Mané or Firmino: Who is Liverpool's most-important forward?

Liverpool fans have been hurt many times in the past. Steve McManaman and Michael Owen left for Real Madrid, Fernando Torres made the switch to Chelsea, Luis Suárez orchestrated a move to Barcelona and, a couple of years later, Philippe Coutinho joined him. Supporters are used to seeing their best players move on and because of this, it’s difficult to trust.  However, with the Reds back at t...

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Last resort? Yes, but Murray is still Mint for Brighton

Glenn Murray was the last resort for Graham Potter; the complete antithesis to the approach the new Brighton & Hove Albion boss has tried to preach. But despite dramatically overhauling the style of play at the Amex Stadium – to the point only Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Leicester City attempt more passes per match – Potter has had to break open the box labelled ‘In case of e...

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How the quiet Arteta revolution began to make noise at Arsenal

It’s taken ten games, but Sunday’s 4-0 demolition of Newcastle United was the perfect illustration of what a Mikel Arteta Arsenal side could look like. It was just the former midfielder’s second Premier League win since being appointed on December 20, but it felt significant. All of his big four scored – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Nicolas Pépé and Mesut Özil...

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