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It's now or never for Jesus to prove he is Agüero's true heir

When Gabriel Jesus first arrived in England in January 2017, he was something of an unknown. Manchester City parted with a fee rumoured to be in the region of £27million for the Brazilian forward, who had made just over 80 appearances for Palmeiras and had netted 28 times. It was clear Jesus had potential but the high transfer fee seemed a risk to take on a teenager. However, City clearly felt h...

2 days ago
Divock Origi: The best plug-and-play striker in the world

When the 2018/19 Premier League season kicked off, Divock Origi was an afterthought for most Liverpool fans. A disappointing loan spell with Wolfsburg preceded the new campaign and, according to countless reports, he was behind Dominic Solanke in the pecking order.  Fast forward 18 months, though, and Origi is a cult icon and a Liverpool legend. The Belgian has been living the dream since Decembe...

3 days ago
What every Premier League club needs this January: Arsenal

As far as transfer windows go, Arsenal had one of the best last summer. Despite operating on what was supposedly a limited budget, the Gunners managed to land Kieran Tierney, Nicolas Pépé, David Luiz, Dani Ceballos and William Saliba. Though the latter only joins at the end of the season and Ceballos is only on loan from Real Madrid, it is still an impressive haul.  Tierney had been linked with a...

3 days ago
Chelsea should resist urge to bring home another academy star

The Sliding Doors moment of Jérémie Boga’s Chelsea career came on the opening day of the 2017/18 season. Having spent the previous two campaigns on loan at Rennes and Granada, the 20-year-old was handed a place in Antonio Conte’s first-team squad for pre-season. Boga impressed. His quick-feet and dribbling ability as problematic for experienced defenders as those who had been bamboozl...

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