Emery's tactical nous can breathe new life into Arsenal

Arsenal have found Arsène Wenger’s successor – and it’s not who most expected. Yes, Unai Emery is the man tasked with leading the club through the post-Wenger world. Although several reports claimed Mikel Arteta was close to being appointed, it is understood Emery’s experience and attention to detail drew Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, who headed up the recruitment process...

Premier League bound Brazilian can take England by storm

Looks can be deceiving in a footballer. If you caught sight of Anderson Talisca jogging onto the pitch for the first time, you’d be excused for expecting him to line-up in defensive midfield. At nearly 6ft 3in, Talisca looks like a midfield metronome or an out-and-out target-man striker. In fact, Talisca is one of the most exciting attackers in European football. The chances are, those who e...

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Premier League's best and worst finishers of 2017/18

Accurately identifying finishing ability isn’t as straightforward as we might think, and over large enough samples the differences between most players aren’t hugely significant or as obvious as they appear to the eye. Only an elite few consistently outperform what would be expected of an average player. Even Cristiano Ronaldo, whose finishing is often quoted as his biggest strength, has under-per...

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10 Serie A stars Premier League clubs should sign

Reflecting on the impact Mohamed Salah has had in his debut campaign with Liverpool, it’s unsurprising that many clubs are looking towards Serie A in the hope that they can uncover Italy’s next gem. With the summer transfer window almost upon us, Football Whispers takes a look at ten more Serie A players who should be of interest to Premier League sides ahead of next season. Radja Nainggola...

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