Manchester United
Football Whispers' 20 to watch in 2019: Tahith Chong

“One Chong, we’ve only got one Chong, we’ve only got one Chong.” The Manchester United fans’ chorus in tribute to the debuting Dutchman when he came off the bench in January’s 2-0 FA Cup third-round victory over Reading may have been improvised, but they knew all about Tahith Chong; they’d been awaiting his arrival in the first team for some time. The 19-y...

2 days ago
Heroics against 'Big Six' aren't De Gea speciality

David de Gea, you might have heard, is a good goalkeeper. OK, that might be an understatement. He made 11 saves against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, the most that any goalkeeper has made in the Premier League this season. It’s not quite as impressive as the 15 he made against Arsenal 13 months ago, but still pretty good going. Oh, and for context, the average number of saves for the other 17 Prem...

2 days ago
Puel presiding over winter of discontent at Leicester

If by now, Claude Puel hasn’t heard the famous line from William Shakespeare’s Richard III then someone is doing something wrong. Because now — at the King Power, just a twenty-minute walk from where the old Plantagenet king is buried — it is the winter of their discontent. On one hand, Leicester City are eighth in the Premier League, a point behind Watford at the top of a tightly-packed midtable....

3 days ago
Henry vs Vieira: Arsenal legends will pause friendship in Ligue 1 battle

They won a World Cup together. They dominated English football together. They were Invincible together. But now, both in the infancy of their managerial careers, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira are rivals. They remain close, both as friends and geographically – the Stade Louis II, where Henry manages Monaco, and the Allianz Riviera of Vieira’s Nice are only a half-hour’s drive apart....

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