Manchester United vs Crystal Palace – betting tips and predictions

Manchester United will be massive favourites to claim three points when they face hapless Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. The Red Devils fulfilled their Champions League deputies in Moscow on Wednesday, and they would basically get only 48 hours before their kick-off against Palace. However, they would be high on confidence on the back of their 4-1 demolition of CSKA Moscow in Champions League. In their last league fixture, United registered a hard-fought 1-0 win at Southampton. As things stand, Jose Mourinho’s side are behind leaders Manchester…

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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace – betting tips and predictions

Manchester City are on a superb run of form and have raced to the top of the league table ahead of their clash with bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The Citizens are currently on a five-game winning run in all competitions, and in the process, they have scored 19 goals while conceding two. In their last league fixture, City humiliated Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road, and they claimed a 2-1 win at West Brom in Carabao Cup on Wednesday. As things stand, City sit at the top…

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Crystal Palace vs Southampton – betting tips and predictions

Crystal Palace find themselves in a deep turmoil ahead of their home game against Southampton on Saturday. The Eagles sit at the bottom of the table after losing their opening four games without scoring a goal. Following their 1-0 defeat at Burnley on Sunday, Palace fired manager Frank de Boer and replaced him with former England manager Roy Hodgson. This decision has received widespread criticism in the media, and Hodgson would now be under even more pressure to produce quick results for the South London side. The Saints are not…

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Burnley vs Crystal Palace – betting tips and predictions

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer is under intense pressure as he takes his squad to Turf Moor to face  Burnley. The Eagles have lost all of their opening three league fixtures without scoring a goal. They currently find themselves second from the bottom, and according to recent reports, De Boer could face the sack if Palace don’t win on Sunday. Palace lost 2-0 to Swansea at home in their last fixture, and at the moment, they can’t seem to score goals. They are sorely missing Wilfried Zaha, but the…

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Crystal Palace vs Swansea City predictions and betting tips

Pointless Crystal Palace will host Swansea City at Selhurst Park on Saturday. The Eagles have suffered 0-3 and 0-1 defeats to Huddersfield and Liverpool respectively and currently sit joint-bottom at the table. Swansea have also struggled on the scoring front this season as they started the season with a goalless draw against Southampton and followed that up with the 4-0 defeat to Manchester United. Eagles boss Frank de Boer is under immense pressure to put points on the board and anything other than a win against the Swans will only…

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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace predictions and betting tips

The start of the new season didn’t go as planned for Liverpool as they conceded an injury-time equalizer against Watford. The Reds will now attempt to properly kick-start their league campaign against their bogey side Crystal Palace at Anfield. The Eagles didn’t make an impressive start to the new season either as they suffered arguably the worst result of the opening weekend in the form of a 3-0 defeat to newcomers Huddersfield at Selhurst Park. Barcelona’s pursuit of Philippe Coutinho has overshadowed the Merseyside club in the last few weeks,…

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Who’s it going to be – Crystal Palace, Swansea or Hull City?

The relegation battle in the Premier League has seen some teams fall off in the recent weeks and it seems to be taking one final look. Sunderland and Middlesbrough occupy the last two spots and are almost certain to suffer relegation. The likes of Leicester City, Bournemouth and Burnley, have pulled away of late while West Ham defeated Swansea in a crucial six-pointer on the weekend. As things stand, it appears that one out of Crystal Palace, Swansea and Hull City would accompany Sunderland and Middlesbrough to the Championship next…

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Manchester United ace linked with summer exit

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has been linked with a summer exit from Old Trafford. Metro claims that the 21-year-old wants to leave United in the summer in search of regular football. The England international moved to United from Southampton for a fee in the region of £30 million in 2014. He made 20 appearances for United in all competitions in his first season with the club, but his next season was cut short by a season-ending injury. This season, he has, however, fallen down the pecking order in Jose…

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Tottenham to replace flop in summer

Tottenham flop Moussa Sissoko has been linked with a move to Serie A side AC Milan. According to Italian publication Calciomercato, and also the Sun, the Italian giants are prepared to offer a way out to the France international from his horrible spell in the North London. The 27-year-old has been a huge disappointment for Spurs after signing for them in a £30million deadline day deal from Championship club Newcastle last summer. He has picked up only six league starts this season and has managed to complete 90 minutes on…

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Former Juventus star in England ahead of a Premier League move

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres has flown into England ahead of a possible move to Premier League. The Uruguayan international has been a free agent since leaving the Italian giants in the summer and has been looking for a new club ever since. The 29-year-old reportedly has been in talks with Southampton, Crystal Palace and Sunderland and now, according to Sky Sports he has arrived in England ahead of talks with interested parties. ESPN today claimed that the Saints are very much interested in the player after losing centre-backs Virgil…

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Relegation battle shaping up to be more interesting than the title-race

It is shaping up to be a one-horse title race in Premier League this season. Following their 3-1 win over Arsenal, Chelsea have further cemented their claim on the title. Liverpool’s defeat to Hull City left them in a vulnerable position too. As things stand, the Blues have a formidable nine-point lead over second-placed Tottenham. It appears that Antonio Conte’s side would run away with the league title in the Italian’s first season in England. However, if you are looking for real suspense and drama, then you need to follow…

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Deadline Day Stories- Young and Rooney to stay, Sakho and Dembele spotted in London, Ulloa blasts Ranieri

The January Transfer Window has a few hours until it closes and the deadline day has been full of drama, quite unsurprisingly. Let us take a look at the biggest stories from the deadline day: Rooney and Young to stay, Mourinho confirms Jose Mourinho confirmed today that their transfer window is shut and the English duo are going nowhere. When asked about the situation circling Rooney and Young, Mourinho said: “He stays – he is selected for tomorrow (v Hull City). Rooney stays as well.” Moussa Dembele spotted in London,…

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Best Premier League XI Of ‘Summer 2017’ Free Agents

A Different League brings, The Best Premier League XI of Summer 2017 Free Agents consisting of the best players across the Premier League who will be free agents this summer provided they are not offered a contract extension by their respective clubs. City goalie Willy Caballero (35) has made just 30 appearances for the club in two and half years, but was impressive in their successful Capital One Cup campaign in 2016, edges out Manninger (39) and Eduardo (34) between the sticks who are yet to make a start for Liverpool…

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Crystal Palace’s pursuit of Benteke set to end successfully

Crystal Palace’s prolonged pursuit of Christian Benteke is set to end successfully, as they have agreed to pay Liverpool an initial fee of £27m to sign the Belgium international striker, according to BBC. After joining Liverpool for £32.5m from Aston Villa in July 2015, Benteke endured a frustrating debut season with Jurgen Klopp’s side, as he struggled to find his best form and scored just 10 goals in 42 appearances. Nevertheless the 25-year-old, former Genk and Standard Liege striker, is a proven Premier League goal – scorer from his time…

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A summer of club record breaking transfer fees paid by Premier League teams

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So far this summer, six English Premier League teams have paid club record transfer fee’s, with the most recent of those being the £89m Manchester United spent to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus. Pogba rejoins United In doing so, Manchester United also set a new world record transfer fee. That previously stood at £85.3m, which was the fee Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Gareth Bale in 2013. Prior to acquring Pogba, United’s record transfer fee which the club paid was £59.7m to Real Madrid for Angel de Maria in August…

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Arsenal linked to another surprise defender as top targets seem unreachable

Arsenal are in the transfer market for a central defender following a long-term injury to Per Mertesacker and have been linked with a number of replacements. The Gunners reportedly had been offered the chance to seal a £37 million transfer of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, ahead of Chelsea and Everton. However, the Serie A giants have not been keen to selling the Senegalese international and the same proved to be true for AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas. Meanwhile, Arsenal have had their first bid of £15 million for centre-back Shkodran Mustafi rejected by Valencia,…

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Liverpool accept high bid for winger, ready to move for two midfielders

With the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City making big moves, Liverpool can’t stay behind and have been looking for reinforcements themselves. Manager Jurgen Klopp is hoping to be reunited with Jakub Blaszczykowski, who was one of the German’s star performers at Borussia Dortmund, according to report by Bild. The 30-year-old Poland international, who played for his country at Euro 2016 and scored two goals, is available for around £4.9 million after spending last season on loan at Fiorentina. He’s under contract until 2018. In addition, Liverpool have made a £12.8 million…

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Liverpool fans are going crazy about the latest transfer news

Crystal Palace seem hell-bent on signing Liverpool striker Christian Benteke this summer. The Belgium striker, who arrived at Anfield in a £32.5 million move from Aston Villa last summer, failed to reproduce his Villa form for the Reds last season. Many Liverpool fans were afraid that, like Mario Balotelli, Benteke will also prove to be a bad investment for the club. However, Crystal Palace stepped forward to ease the fears of Liverpool fans and placed a £25 million bid for the Belgian last week. The Merseysiders, quite brilliantly, decided to play hardball…

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Liverpool turn down huge offer for striker, Brazil star dismisses move to Anfield

Liverpool have turned down a £25 million bid from Crystal Palace for their striker Christian Benteke, according to latest reports. Liverpool Echo claims that the Eagles’ bid was instantly rejected by the Reds as they value their player at a minimum of £30 million, despite the Daily Mail claiming the club Crystal Palace has a personal agreement with the player’s representatives after a positive meeting this week. The Belgium international moved to Anfield in a £32.5 million move from Aston Villa last summer but failed to live up to the expectations in…

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Gayle and Townsend trade the colour of their stripes

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Dwight Gayle from Crystal Palace on a five year contract, with the Magpies winger Andros Townsend moving in the opposite direction in a different deal. After joining Palace from Peterborough for £6m in July 2013, Gayle scored 26 goals in 74 games for the South London club. However the 25-year-old endured a frustrating 2015-16 season as he was only used sparingly by manager Alan Pardew, whereby Gayle started only 10 games and made the same number of substitute appearances. Nevertheless he still scored…

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Chelsea clinch signing of Euro 2016 star, also interested in Argentina star

Chelsea are close to signing Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi in a deal worth £33.2 million, according to the a report by French source L’Equipe. He is expected to take a leave from Belgium camp, ahead of Friday’s quarter-final against Wales in Lille, and arrive in London for a medical and sign a five-year deal. The 22-year-old, who scored 23 goals in all competitions last season, will be the first signing of Antonio Conte’s spell at the West London club. Crystal Palace, West Ham and Juventus were also interested in the Belgium…

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Crystal Palace stun top clubs as huge bid for striker is accepted

Crystal Palace have agreed a fee £31.6 million with Marseille for Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, according to a report by French source L’Equipe. Marseille are under pressure to balance their books and deliver on the budget that they had presented to the league’s financial watchdog the Direction Nationale du Contrôle de Gestion (DNCG). Therefore, Marseille are keen to sell the 22-year-old. Batshuayi provided 17 goals and nine assists during the past Ligue 1 season for a poor Marseille team, also sparking interest from the likes of West Ham, Tottenham, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid,…

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Arsenal duo feature among 10 most stylish footballers at Euros

The entire football world is currently by the ongoing Euro Cup in France at the moment. The best footballing talent from Europe is on display for the football die-hards, but the following list has nothing to do with the footballing talents of players participating in the tournament. Famous fashion magazine Vogue has recently released their list of top 10 stylish footballers playing at Euro 2016 in France. Serie A champions Juventus have two players on the list, while no other team has more than one. When it comes to the Premier League, Arsenal and Liverpool each…

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Top five Premier League players who can leave their club for free

The 2015/2016 Premier League season is behind us and the summer transfer market about to open, which means we’re about to see numerous transfer sums being paid by one club to another. However, football clubs can also gamble on players who’s contract has expired and therefore can leave their current club on a free transfer. Let’s rank the five best players who could leave the Premier League for free, but let’s start with some honorable mentions: Victor Valdes (Manchester United), James Morrison (West Bom), Martin Demichelis (Manchester City), Thomas Rosicky…

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Premier League Season Review – Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace: 15th FA Cup: Runners-up Capital One Cup: Round Four A feature of many Premier League seasons is when an unfancied side does brilliantly up until the turn of the year and is riding high in a position where qualification for Europe becomes a potentially realistic ambition, before fading away dramatically in the final months as performance levels deteriorate and opposition sides become more adept at eliminating their threat. This time around that team was Crystal Palace. Appointed manager in January 2015, Alan Pardew had seen the club to…

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