Villa new-boy Wesley is much more than Christian Benteke 2.0

It’s only after promotion to the Premier League that the hard work really starts. And Aston Villa had more to do than those they joined in escaping the Championship. With a number of their key players only at Villa Park on loan, the challenge was to either sign them up permanently or bring in replacements of similar quality. The most important part of Dean Smith’s to-do list would’ve been to find...

Analysing the three centre-backs Arsenal want to fix their defence

Arsenal are looking to address a problem area this summer with links to a number of centre-backs. It’s encouraging to see the Gunners identifying this as an issue and acting early in the transfer window. The North Londoners conceded 51 goals during Unai Emery’s debut season at the helm with only two teams in the top ten shipping more. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. When...

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Djenepo can emulate Mané's success at Saint Mary's

Southampton‘s signing of Moussa Djenepo will likely go under the radar this summer. But the Saints won’t mind that at all. Though he won’t be the biggest move of the transfer window, he could well be one of the best signings made by any team across Europe. Southampton parted with £14million for the 20-year-old. On paper, the price may seem a little steep. The Mali international o...

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Three midfielders Tottenham could turn to instead of Ndombele

This summer could shape Tottenham Hotspur‘s short-term and long-term future. The Champions League finalists realise this and, according to reports, are looking to make some sizeable moves in the transfer market. Spurs have already been linked with Real Betis star Giovani Lo Celso and reportedly saw a £40million bid for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele rejected. According to The Guardian, nego...

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