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From Eric Bailly to Sadio Mane, the top 10 best Premier League summer signings of 2016/17 so far

This summer saw Premier League clubs spend a record high, passing the £1 billion mark. Not all signings are guaranteed to be a success, but with a quarter of the season gone let’s look at 10 summer transfers that so far seem to have paid off… 10) Eric Bailly Eric Bailly became Jose Mourinho’s first […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jamie Vardy, Ross Barkley: 11 Premier League Underachievers after 11 Games

So we’re 28.9% of the way into the new season. Doesn’t sound so significant, but the table is starting to take shape and small gaps are emerging. With that in mind let’s take a look at 11 players who have so far underwhelmed in this season’s Premier League to date. Whether they whet the appetite […]

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Slick-passing Chelsea, dirty Wanyama and long ball Middlesbrough: The Premier League season so far – in stats

After what feels like an extra long international break, the high-octane 2016/17 Premier League season returns this coming weekend. There has been much to chew over in the early weeks, with some great teams vying for the title this season, but every time a contender puts a run of form together, they stumble. It looked as though […]

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Kevin De Bruyne, Jordan Henderson, Islam Slimani… Names of the Premier League Weeks 4 and 5

We’ve just seen week number 5 in the Premier League, and the nascent league table is starting to take shape. Manchester City are riding high and look nigh-on unbeatable, while a Manchester derby defeat in week 4 appears to have shaken their neighbours, who are already stumbling. There’s still a long way to go in […]

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Marcus Rashford, Alex Iwobi… The #JF70 2017: Top 10 best Premier League young talents to watch in 2016/17

The #JF70 is our annual special feature on Just Football looking at the 70 best young players to watch in Europe in seven different leagues. We’ve reviewed and graded 2015/16’s most exciting young talents to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany. Now we’re releasing the Just Football 70 Class of 2016/17 – the lowdown […]

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Need a low-cost left-back, Liverpool? Free agents: 13 footballers your club could still sign for free

It’s the stuff of nightmares – your star player gets injured in a friendly against Andorra and you’ve only got callow youth players as back up. After the scrapping of the emergency loan system, free agents will become even more vital this season. Clubs looking to save some money, or plug a gap in an […]

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Bertrand Traore, Riyad Mahrez, Rondon… Names of the Premier League, week 29

It’s time for another edition of Names of the Premier League on Just Football. Here are the star performers from week 29… Salomon Rondon, West Bromwich Albion Sometimes, players who are new to the Premier League adapt instantly (think Odion Ighalo, Diego Costa or Sergio Aguero). Others take longer to acclimatise, like a lad at […]

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West Brom 1-0 Manchester United: Game in 10 Tweets as Rondon winner sinks ten-man United

A second-half strike from Salomon Rondon was enough for West Brom to see off ten-man Manchester United, who had Juan Mata sent off as they slipped to defeat at The Hawthorns for the first time since March 1984. Mata, who had never previously been sent off in his club career, received two yellow cards in […]


Forget the big boys: Why Leicester City title hopes face their toughest test starting now

In 2011-12, a counter-attacking upstart with a midfield two consisting of an elite passer and elite destroyer, that attacked with pace down the wings and boasted two central attackers, took the Premier League by storm. And appeared, until late February, to be a genuine title contender. That team, Harry Redknapp’s final Tottenham Hotspur squad, disintegrated […]