Premier League
Versatile Antonio solves any attacking problem for Palace

Now that Roy Hodgson has received the Freedom of Croydon, he can turn his attention to Crystal Palace’s summer business. After the catastrophically brief tenure of Frank de Boer, Hodgson came in and steadied the Selhurst Park ship, overseeing a remarkable transformation which saw the Eagles eventually finish 11th. Mid-season managerial changes don’t always work out, as proven this year...

Analysing the clubs Shaqiri could realistically sign for

Stoke City won’t be in the Premier League season but Xherdan Shaqiri by all accounts will be. The Switzerland international was a standout for the Potters this season but his penchant for spectacular goals was not enough to keep the club in the top-flight. It’s quite clear, though, Shaqiri deserves to be with a Premier League club and it is almost certain he will leave the bet365 Stadi...

Nabil Fekir: The wildcard Liverpool lack

Jürgen Klopp and the recruitment team at Liverpool decided not to replace Philippe Coutinho in January. The Brazilian maestro moved to Barcelona in a deal which saw him become the second-most expensive player in the world. While the Reds have managed without him, blazing their way to the Champions League final, it was a risky move to sell their No.10 when the players on their wish list to replace...

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What Iniesta could offer Manchester City

A guest on a recent episode of Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was quizzed about his summer transfer plans. While the Catalan tactician, predictably, would not be drawn on specific names, he did mention, in addition to perhaps bolstering his attacking options, he intends to replace Yaya Touré, who will leave the club this summer. Now, one of the playe...

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