How Can Manchester United Dethrone City In 2018-2019

Manchester United underwhelmed under Jose Mourinho last season, despite enjoying the club’s best domestic season since the Alex Ferguson era. Finishing second behind bitter cross-town rivals – and runaway winners Manchester City – there was disappointment from the Old Trafford fans with the way the manager set up the team and the manner of their play. This was compounded by the club going trophy-less in 2018. This year could be a defining one for Mourinho. He has led United to Europa League and League Cup wins and oversaw the team’s…

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A look at the Premier League Golden Boot race

An untimely injury to Tottenham striker Harry Kane has thrown open the race for the Premier League Golden Boot. At the time of writing, Everton frontman Romelu Lukaku leads the race with 21 goals. Tottenham ace Harry Kane is not far behind him, but he is ruled out with an injury at the moment. Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea’s Diego Costa also remain in contention, and their presence definitely makes this race a lot more entertaining. One can also not rule out Man Utd star Zlatan Ibrahimovic from making a late surge…

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Manchester City to raid Bayern Munich in the summer

Pep Guardiola-led Manchester City have been linked with a couple of key Bayern Munich players in the space of last 24-48 hours. According to the latest report from Manchester Evening News, City have made an initial offer of £52million to Juventus for the services of Kingsley Coman. The young winger is in the second year of his two-year loan deal at German giants Bayern Munich. Bayern reportedly have a clause to buy the 20-year-old on a permanent deal at the end of his loan for £18million. Current Premier League leaders…

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Man City interested in former Arsenal target

Man City are plotting a summer move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, according to latest reports. Spanish newspaper AS claims that City manager Pep Guardiola wants to bring the Portugal international to Etihad Stadium as he wishes to revamp his squad ahead of the next season. Carvalho, who was a part of the Euro Championship winning Portugal squad, has been one of the most in-demand midfielders in football ever since his impressive performances in European Under-21 Championship in 2015. He was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal for…

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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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Manchester United move ahead of Barca and Madrid to top the Deloitte’s Football Money League

Manchester United might be sitting on a lowly 6th position in the English Premier League but find themselves sitting pretty at the top of the Deloitte’s Money Football League (2015-2016) for the first time since 2003-2004. The Deloitte Football Money League measures clubs’ earnings from matchday revenue, broadcast rights and commercial sources, and ranks them on that basis. Champions League holders Real Madrid were top of this table for last 11 years but slipped to the third position behind United and arch-rivals Barcelona despite crossing the €600-million barrier for the first time.…

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Top 5 Asian players in Premier League history

Only a small number of Asian players are remembered for their time in the Premier League. And from that short list, we have picked top five Asian players to ever play at the highest level in England. Honorable mentions go out to Lee Young-pyo, Lee Chung-yong and Ali Al-Habsi. 5) Ashkan Dejagah (Iran, Fulham) The Iranian attacking midfielder/winger stayed in the Premier League for only two seasons, but he was voted as Fulham’s player of the year by club fans for the season 2013-14. He scored five goals in 22 appearances for…

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Pep Guardiola apologises to Premier League managers for putting pressure on them

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Premier League managers for unknowingly putting pressure on their jobs by admitting that his next destination will be a Premier League club, according to the BBC. The former Barcelona manager last week announced that he will be moving to Premier League once his contract with Bayern is over in the summer. Since then, he has been consistently linked with the jobs at Man City, Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal by various media outlets. Newcastle legend Alan Shearer even called out Guardiola for…

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Top ten one-season wonders from Premier League history

Some players don’t have it in them to keep their place at the top on a consistent basis. Such is the life of one-season wonders. They did manage to capture our attention, but very briefly. Here we take a look at the 10 best one-season wonders from Premier League. 10. Roque Santa Cruz (Blackburn Rovers, Man City): He arrived at Blackburn Rovers from Bayern Munich in 2007 and scored 19 league goals in his debut season. One year down the line, he sealed a £17.5 million to Man City. But he…

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Man City man backed for Chelsea job by Guillem Balague

Spanish expert Guillem Balague seems to think that Manuel Pellegrini would be in contention for the Chelsea job in summer. There has been a lot of speculation going on regarding the managerial appointments at the major Premier League clubs. Current Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has been linked with the jobs at Man City, Chelsea, Man Utd and Arsenal. It’s still unclear where the Spaniard will end up at in the summer, but Sky Sports journalist Guillem Balague seems to think that it would be Man City. Balague, who is…

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Capital One Cup draw throws up potential Merseyside derby in final

Football fans might get to see an exciting Merseyside derby at Wembley this season. The Capital One Cup semi-final draw has been announced, and it has football fans salivating at the prospect of a potential final between local rivals Liverpool and Everton. However, Man City remain the favourites to claim the cup, and they will travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton in the first leg of the semi final. Man City defeated Hull City 4-1 in their quarter-final clash while the Toffees had to see off Middlesbrough 2-0 at…

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