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Unai Emery & Jose Mourinho

Jobless Jose Mourinho has Unai Emery Looking Over His Shoulder

I don’t know if the supporters of the Gunners should be flattered or should be worried. Unemployed Jose Mourinho is said to be interested in the Arsenal job if they decided to axe Unai Emery. The Spanish manager has been under pressure due to his team’s below-par start to the season.

Unai Emery has a problem. A defence problem. David Luiz and Sokratis are, to put it mildly, shite. Does Unai Emery know how to coach defence? from what we’ve seen this season so far it seems as though a. he doesn’t care, b. he doesn’t know, or c. all of the above.

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Premier League Transfers

Top 10 Premier League Transfers Of The 2019 Summer

The Premier League transfers window shut a couple of weeks ago so I figured it would be cool to make a list of the best deals made. Of course, as with every list, there are criteria.  We’ll measure each transfer by three factors: ability, need, and value for money.

Premier League Transfers Criteria

1. Ability

This should be the easiest. How good is the player? I’ll be judging each player from what is called the eye-test,

Simply put, the eye test is a way to judge an athlete as they compete within their sport based upon your own observations. Not by statistics, but by the media or any other means other than your own two eyes. – Domenic Scarano from Bleacher Report

…that is, of course, if I have seen the player play. if not, I’ll do my rigorous research on YouTube.

2. Need

Did the club in question need the player? Sometimes, clubs buy players because of availability, affordability, or the need to weaken their rivals. I’ll be judging whether or not the team was in desperate need of the player’s services.

3. Value for money

Unless they are Neymar, Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Lionel Messi, a player’s marketability isn’t going to match the amount of money the club shelled out for them in the first place. This is football in 2019.  That being said, they are still some great deals you can find in the premier league transfers market.

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku

EPL: Are Manchester United Better Off Without Lukaku?

I hate to have to say this to all Manchester United supporters… but your team stinks. Last season your side finished 6th, this is the 5th time in seven seasons since Sir Alex Ferguson left that they finished outside of the top four. You are up in arms over the ownership. And Liverpool won another Champions League trophy…

It sucks being a Manchester United supporter in 2019.

The next episode in the Manchester United soap opera is called ‘Romelu Lukaku: Should He Go or Should He Stay?’. There is apparent interest in the player from Inter Milan.

Lukaku doesn’t seem to be in manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær plans for the future. But, Manchester United aren’t budging over their £79 million valuation of the player.

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