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Five Things: Man City look unstoppable, Big Sam makes his point at Anfield, Benteke costs Palace

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:01:52 +0000

Five Things: Man City look unstoppable, Big Sam makes his point at Anfield, Benteke costs Palace - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Another epic weekend in the Premier League is in the record books and it’s one that will probably go a long way to determining the destination of this season’s title. Manchester City’s win at Old Trafford on Sunday left them with an 11 point lead over Manchester United and that advantage is one that Pep Guardiola’s side are unlikely to throw away. Sportslens takes a look at the top five talking points from the weekend. Give City the trophy now Man City’s victory at over United has surely ended this season’s title race? City now lead by 11 points and

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Mourinho is a defensive obsessed, Guardiola is a defensive genius

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:12:31 +0000

Mourinho is a defensive obsessed, Guardiola is a defensive genius - originally posted on Sportslens.com

There is not much left to say about a Manchester derby that was played in the most foreseeable approach by both teams. One focused mainly in destroying (unsuccessfully trying) and one loyal to its principles and superbly combining both football moments, attacking and defending. Many pundits, former players and columnists point out that Mourinho is a defensive genius because his teams’ set up manage to nullify their opponents very often, but ¿is someone really a genius when to focus in doing something has to completely surrender to perform with same level of excellence in the other side of the pitch?

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Leeds have completed their first January signing, highly rated midfielder set to join

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:49:55 +0000

Leeds have completed their first January signing, highly rated midfielder set to join - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Thomas Christiansen has completed his first January signing for Leeds United. The Championship outfit have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka. According to the reliable Phil Hay from Yorkshire Evening Post, the Whites will be paying Gamba Osaka a sum of £500k including add-ons for the player. Leeds United have agreed to sign Japan international midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka. Will join in January for a deal worth £500k including add-ons. #lufc — Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) December 11, 2017 As per the report from Hay, the newly signed midfielder

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Manchester United’s spending to surpass £200m with £60m swoop planned for 26-year-old

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:30:41 +0000

Manchester United’s spending to surpass £200m with £60m swoop planned for 26-year-old - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Jose Mourinho has already spent £148m on three players this summer, but latest reports from The Sun suggest Manchester United looking to splash out another £80m in the January transfer window, with £60m already earmarked for just one player. Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is believed to be a top priority in the winter window, with manager Jose Mourinho looking for a permanent option on the left side of his defence. Ashley Young is currently first-choice, with Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian the next best options. However, Mourinho reportedly wants to move on Shaw and Darmian next month, leaving a void

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Real Madrid encouraged as Chelsea star edges towards move

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:11:39 +0000

Real Madrid encouraged as Chelsea star edges towards move - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Chelsea’s desire to hang on to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could be thwarted due to his desire to be closer to his children. The Belgium international has just 18 months left on his current Chelsea contract and attempts to negotiate a new deal have stalled. Courtois is believed to want £200,000 per week, but according to the Daily Mail the Blues are worried that they may not be able to retain his services because of his family situation. The 25-year-old has two young children who live in Madrid and he has admitted he wants to see them more. Courtois met their

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West Ham fans will be tearing their hair out over these comments

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:08:53 +0000

West Ham fans will be tearing their hair out over these comments - originally posted on Sportslens.com

West Ham fans must be tearing their hair out over the negative comments made by manager David Moyes ahead of Saturday’s game against Chelsea. Moyes has claimed none of his players will be able to keep up with Eden Hazard – something that is probably true, but it’s a statement that won’t instil confidence in a squad short on that trait right now. “There are occasions when I would consider man-marking,” he said. “Hazard is a player who would definitely come into that category. “I’ve done it in the past with other players like David Silva at Manchester City. “The

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Ryan Giggs wants to become Wales manager

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:19:34 +0000

Ryan Giggs wants to become Wales manager - originally posted on Sportslens.com

The Wales team is without a manager since Chris Coleman stepped down from the role last month and Ryan Giggs has shown interest.

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