Man Utd vs Southampton – EFL Cup Final Preview

An intriguing match-up in the EFL Cup final at Wembley sees two managers appointed last summer aim to secure the first trophy of their respective tenures, as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Claude Puel’s Southampton. It is a meeting that brings about recollections of when the sides met in the 1976 FA Cup final, where a Bobby Stokes goal gave the then Second Division Saints the proudest moment of their history. And although victory here would not be quite as much of an upset, the South coast club are…

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Tottenham looking to add Serie A stars, listening to offers for big summer transfer

Tottenham enjoyed a very nice season, as they finished third in the Premier League and finally grabbed a ticket for next year’s Champions League again. Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to stay on as the Spurs’ manager and is keen to at least duplicate this season’s performances. Therefore, the club is looking to add to the team’s depth. According to La Gazetta dello Sport (via talkSPORT), Tottenham are interested in Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, though they are likely to face competition from West Ham and Wolfsburg. The 24-year-old was stuck on the…

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How Bournemouth became bigger than AC Milan

Powerful TV money has made even the smallest Premier League able to spend big during the transfer window, some even more than traditional European giants, according to The Daily Mail. It’s already an established phenomenon that most of the Premier League’s clubs can now compete with virtually every club in the major leagues of Europe for top players aside from the ‘mega’ clubs of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain. Last summer alone saw some of the Premier League’s ‘smaller’ clubs hire stars from teams with much more illustrious…

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