All posts in category: Premier League

Why Zaha would be suited to Spurs

Wilfried Zaha has always been a player with plenty of pace and potential, but questions have lingered over his end product. This season, he has answered those questions more emphatically than ever before. Zaha has scored six goals and made nine assists for Crystal Palace this season. Whenever the Eagles win – they have done so five times in… Read more →

Why Bonucci would be perfect for City

Manchester City must eradicate their soft centre. They work hard to score patient, deftly-constructed goals, 60 of them in the Premier League, but their opponents rarely need to show the same creativity for the same outcome. Simple balls over the top and pace in forward areas has often been enough to unhinge City’s poor defence:… Read more →

Ashley must back Rafa over Shawcross deal

With Newcastle United set for a swift Premier League return, owner Mike Ashley must learn from his mistakes. He targeted young, overseas players with a high potential sell-on value, but the result was a team lacking experience and character, culminating in relegation. Rafa Benitez, among the highest-profile managers in Europe, will not tolerate the same… Read more →

Sakho’s time to shine

Mamadou Sakho joined Crystal Palace on loan in January with a cloud hanging over him. He had failed a drugs test back in April and was discarded by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on grounds of his attitude and time-keeping. Whether down to Sakho’s desire to prove himself, Sam Allardyce’s good man management or a combination… Read more →

Liverpool’s need for Mendy is greatest

Benjamin Mendy’s performances for Monaco this season have earned him rave reviews. The 22-year-old has been tough in the tackle, cute in the cross and direct in the dribble, making him one of the world’s most exciting young left-backs. Chelsea already have an impressive first choice left wing-back in Marcos Alonso. The former Bolton man… Read more →

Koeman and Cuco to be re-united?

Seamus Coleman’s bad injury while on international duty with Ireland has placed added emphasis on Everton’s need for a right-back this summer. Coleman is set to be out of action for the next six months and it remains to be seen how quickly he will recover his performance levels, which had been strong prior to… Read more →