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Rashford back to his brilliant best amidst rumours surrounding Man United future

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Rashford back to his brilliant best amidst rumours surrounding Man United future Marcus Rashford is back to his brilliant best. The Manchester United forward was the difference-maker in the FA Cup win over Everton on Friday as he extended his run of goals to five in his last five appearances for the Red Devils.Rashford assisted Antony for the opener, put the cross in that was co...

Why Arsenal should consider signing Felix as short-term cover for Jesus

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Why Arsenal should consider signing Felix as short-term cover for Jesus It wasn’t that long ago that Joao Felix was the most sought-after youngster in world football.Having burst onto the scene with Benfica during the 2018/19 campaign, the Portuguese youngster scored 20 times across all competitions, catching the eye of every elite European club in the process. It...

Why Liverpool trumped Man Utd to the signing of Gakpo

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Why Liverpool trumped Man Utd to the signing of Gakpo There was a sense of deja-vu for Liverpool fans following their 3-1 win over Aston Villa on Boxing Day. Not long after the final whistle, reports emerged claiming the Reds had made their move for long-term transfer target Cody Gakpo. PSV then released a statement in which they said a deal had been s...

Highlighting Emi Martinez's importance in Argentina's World Cup triumph

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Highlighting Emi Martinez's importance in Argentina's World Cup triumph The World Cup final delivered.It had everything. It pitted Lionel Messi against club teammate Kylian Mbappe. It had goals, drama and the outcome that most people wanted - an Argentina win.While the headlines will be dominated by Messi completing football and Mbappe becoming only the second player ev...

How Saka used the World Cup to establish his standing for England

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How Saka used the World Cup to establish his standing for England Few players manage to steal the spotlight off of Kylian Mbappe, but Bukayo Saka did just that in England’s World Cup quarter-final clash with France. Ahead of the game, all of the focus was on how Gareth Southgate's side would stop Mbappe from adding to the five goals he had already notched in...

Teenager Bellingham proving the driving force behind England's World Cup run

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Teenager Bellingham proving the driving force behind England's World Cup run Everyone knew of Kylian Mbappe prior to the 2018 World Cup. A year earlier, he had moved from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain in a deal expected to be worth in the region of £160m. Yet his performances in Russia changed how the entire world viewed him. Despite being just 19 at the time, he was n...

Why reliance on Messi will only take Argentina so far at Qatar 2022

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Why reliance on Messi will only take Argentina so far at Qatar 2022 Argentina headed to Qatar as one of the favourites to lift the World Cup. And rightly so. Lionel Scaloni’s men were on a 36-match unbeaten streak, just one shy of the world record, and had won the Copa America in 2021 for the first time in close to 30 years. Spearheaded by an in-form Lionel Me...

Muani could prove to be France's wildcard at the World Cup

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Muani could prove to be France's wildcard at the World Cup When Christopher Nkunku was ruled out of the World Cup, France manager Didier Deschamps had a number of alternatives to pick from. Amine Gouiri shares a number of similarities with Nkunku and has been in fine form for Rennes this season, scoring six times in 10 Ligue 1 appearances following his move...

Has Cristiano Ronaldo completely tarnished his Man Utd legacy?

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Has Cristiano Ronaldo completely tarnished his Man Utd legacy? Cristiano Ronaldo has likely played his last game for Manchester United. The legendary Portuguese forward sat down with Piers Morgan for an interview that effectively burnt all bridges with those at Old Trafford, and has left him marooned on an Island of his own making. Ronaldo claimed to have been ...

Summerville shining for Leeds after succeeding Raphinha at Elland Road

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Summerville shining for Leeds after succeeding Raphinha at Elland Road Following the departures of Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips this summer, there was something of a squad overhaul at Leeds United. The recruitment team brought in Brenden Aaronson, Luis Sinisterra, Tyler Adams, Marc Roca, Rasmus Kristensen, Wilfried Gnonto and Joel Robles as they looked to assemble a sq...