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Cesc Fabregas

Are we witnessing a paradigm shift, speed over talent and skills?

The Vision- Spotting your teammate’s run put that perfect ball in for him…Spot a gap between two defenders enough for you to pass, go for it. Goalkeeper is out of position or not covering a corner, go for that cracker… The vision makes the player…Speed and skills he’s born with, like everyone! Companies like Stats […]

Fabregas seals Chelsea win and lifts Blues six points clear at Premier League summit

Cesc Fabregas scored a crucially important to help Chelsea cement their position at the top of the Premier League with three points gathered from a 1-0 win at Sunderland last night. Manager Antonio Conte’s high-fliers have now opened up a six-point gap ahead of title rivals Liverpool, who are in second place, and third-placed Arsenal. […]

Champions League draw proves tough for Arsenal, Manchester City and Leicester

English clubs face tough tests if they are to progress in the knockout stages of the Champions League after the draw was made today in Nyon, Switzlerland. Arsenal have drawn Bayern Munich and after the Gunners topped their group they were hoping to come up against one of the lesser teams to have finished in second […]

Premier League: 5 players looking for a January exit

The lifestyle of a Premier League footballer is something many of us can only dream about, however life at the top is not all as it seems. We have picked out five stars who will be counting down the days until the January transfer window opens. Fans as pundits are quick to judge players nowadays […]

Boss Conte lifts lid on Chelsea owner Abramovich’s passion for Blues

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has revealed owner Roman Abramovich studies the training videos shown to Blues players, such is his passion for knowledge about the game. Former Italy chief Conte, drafted in as the Stamford Bridge chief in the summer, says he is delighted with the studious approach the billionaire takes to tactics and team formation. […]


We’re just now over a couple of weeks away from the highly anticipated release of Fifa 17 and already we’ve been teased with all the latest ratings from the Premier League. In thinking about the amount of hype for Fifa 17, it’s quite incredible how the humble game of football has conquered the world. Inspiring […]

Former Arsenal captain and Barca player: I’m a massive Man United fan

Before being beaten by Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League semi-final, then Arsenal captain, Cesc Fabregas, revealed his admiration for the opposition. “I’m a massive Man United fan,” he said. “I have no problem saying United are one of the best clubs in the world – even though I want to beat them. They […]

Should Manchester United sign Fabregas?

Pre-season is notable for two things; new football kit launches and wild transfer rumours. While the new Manchester United football kit arrived earlier this month there seems to be more rumours every day as new boss David Moyes settles in to his role. But who will become his first big signing? It will be a […]

RvP: The latest to kiss the badge and make them cry

Patrick Vieira – 1996-2005 Now an ambassador for Manchester City Emmanuel Adebayor – 2006-2009 Two months after leaving Arsenal he ran the length of the pitch to celebrate a goal he scored against them in front of his former fans. He now plays for hated rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Jose Antonio Reyes – 2004-2006 Reyes was […]

Wenger’s history of transfer denials – From RvP to Henry and Cole to Nasri

Unfortunately for Arsenal, Arsene Wenger has a history of categorically stating that players will not leave the club, only for them to request a transfer and sign elsewhere shortly afterwards. This summer’s players were Robin van Persie and Alex Song and they are the latest of a long line of ex-Arsenal players that the manager […]

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