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Demirbay: the creative spark who can shine at Anfield

Going into the 2018/19 season, the overriding red flag surrounding Liverpool’s prospective title challenge was widely believed to be their defence. Jürgen Klopp had remedied many aspects of that part of the play but Virgil van Dijk and the newly-arrived Alisson could only do so much. Liverpool would remain a visceral attacking force, capable of blowing the opposition away but, in the big mom...

Is Pellegrini the missing piece to Mourinho's midfield puzzle?

José Mourinho’s search for Manchester United reinforcements has reached the Eternal City. With pressure mounting on the Portuguese coach to transform United’s fortunes following a tumultuous season so far, fresh arrivals are expected during the winter transfer window. A proven centre-back seems to be Mourinho’s main priority, with Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Tottenham Ho...

Koulibaly: The defensive upgrade Man Utd crave

José Mourinho will reportedly be given money to spend in January and the Manchester United boss has his eye on a new centre-back. According to the Daily Record, Mourinho is prepared to sell both Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo during the mid-season transfer window and has identified Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly as his top target. The 27-year-old has been outstanding in Serie A yet again this season...

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Does Clyne deserve Reds return after injury woes?

One wonders what Nathaniel Clyne was thinking on Thursday night. There was Callum Wilson, once of non-league obscurity, pointing to a bright England future alongside Jadon Sancho. As has been well-documented, Wilson’s rise into the England ranks has come after great suffering. His time in the Premier League with Bournemouth has been ravaged by injury, two separate instances of rupturing his...

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