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Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd among the Premier League 2023 January transfer window winners

Arsenal pivoted to brilliant effect, Chelsea bent FFP to their will and Man Utd were smart in the face of adversity. But Brighton are the new masters. Facundo Buonanotte and Yasin AyariThose names might not be particularly familiar now but give it 18 months or so and both will be touted for nine-figure fees to …

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Arsenal move and British record transfer among deals which should go through on deadline day

The 2023 January transfer deadline day actually promises to be a phenomenal one, with Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Nottingham Forest and more all scrambling. 10) Sasa Lukic to FulhamWhile their promoted brethren continue to make signings aplenty, Fulham have bid their time this month. Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest are locked in different stages of relegation panic …

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Give Anthony Gordon a break. And is Caicedo crisis when Brighton become victims of their own success?

The Mailbox reacts to Liverpool’s FA Cup exit and new priorities; Brighton’s stance over Moises Caicedo and Arsenal; Leeds let-downs; and the grief Anthony Gordon is getting. Get your views in to [email protected]… Give Gordon a breakAs I read the numerous comments about Anthony Gordon’s perceived ugliness as well as the various memes coupled with …

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Saka among four Arsenal cup flops joined by De Bruyne and Liverpool trio in worst XI

Bukayo Saka was slated as the worst Arsenal player in the FA Cup defeat to Man City, while Liverpool new boy Cody Gakpo joins him in the front line after another goalless, assist-less and shot-less performance. Here’s the weekend’s worst XI, chosen from Premier League players involved in the FA Cup fourth round, according to …

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Caicedo is proof of new Arsenal obsession as Liverpool transfer brilliance revealed

Over the past decade, two current Premier League clubs have spent most of their money on Liverpool players. Moises Caicedo is typical of Arsenal’s new focus. Since the start of the 2012/13 season, which clubs are sending the most money by Premier League outfits? Arsenal love giving Brighton cash, albeit not quite enough to secure …

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Every Premier League club’s most improved player of the season

Leeds would be entirely fucked without their most improved player and there are no prizes for guessing Manchester United’s. We’ve also picked our biggest slumps. Arsenal – Granit XhakaPeople say footballers are in their prime when they’re around 28. It’s the point where they have the most experience while their physical condition is still somewhere …

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Every Premier League club’s slump of the season features nine England internationals

The Premier League’s Golden Boot winner and the best goalkeeper of 2021-22 feature among the greatest slumps of the season. This lot, by contrast, have turned things around. Arsenal – Takehiro TomiyasuThe Japan international was among Arsenal’s top performers last season, particularly at the start of the campaign, but has seen his game time limited …

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Manchester United and Tottenham lead the way in 2000-minute club as fixtures mount

The already daft 2022/23 fixture list is hitting its daftest point of all with cup commitments and the imminent return of European football making for a heady brew. Manchester United, for instance, have been playing every four games (at best) since returning to post-World Cup Premier League action on December 27 and will continue playing …

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Caicedo offer rejected by Brighton half an hour before Arsenal exclusively make it

Brighton had already rejected a £60m bid for Moises Caicedo by the time Sky Sports exclusively and gleefully revealed that Arsenal made the offer. Pep talk “Anything can happen on the touchline in the moments of the game. I’m not a judge, everyone is everyone and sometimes I behave as well in this way. If …

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