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Best Full-Backs of Premier League Season 2020
From Alexander-Arnold To Wan-Bissaka — Premier League’s Most Valuable Full-Backs

Over the past few years, full-backs have become increasingly important to a team. A mixture of defensive and offensive qualities has become necessary for pretty much every modern-day full-back, irrespective of a team’s playing style. The 2019/20 Premier League season provided the football world with yet another opportunity to analyse the performances of the established and lesser-known full-backs.

Andrea Pirlo Juventus Manager
Can Andrea Pirlo Resolve Juventus’ Midfield Woes That Caused ‘Sarriball’ To Fail?

It will be interesting to see if Pirlo will want to and, perhaps more importantly, will be allowed to transform Juve’s midfield with the new signings. Majority of the current midfielders were brought in by Massimiliano Allegri, the former Juventus boss. If the answer is no, the next question we shall ask: if Sarri was incapable of making Juve’s midfield to operate the way he wants, will Pirlo be?

Chelsea’s Pursuit Drags On Amid John Stones’ Reluctance To Leave Manchester City

Chelsea have expressed their interest in the 26-year-old central defender who has recently fallen out of favor with Pep Guardiola. Stones’ current deal is set to expire in the summer of 2022. This, in addition to his poor performances, has cut the Englishman’s transfer value to as low as £20 million. City’s most recent signing Nathan Ake has added even more doubts to Stones’ future with Guardiola.

Jadon Sancho Asking Price and Real Value
Our Data Shows Dortmund’s Exorbitant Asking Price Is Nowhere Near Jadon Sancho’s Real Value

Dortmund are believed to have set the transfer fee at €120 million, potentially making Sancho the most expensive British player ever. The Bundesliga runners-up are in no need to sell their superstar, making it a cat and mouse game between the two clubs.

Said Benrahma
How Good Is Said Benrahma? Chelsea’s Potential Replacement For Willian

Brentford were on the verge of ending their 73-year long wait to compete again in England’s top division. The team’s dream of entering the new stadium as a Premier League side was shattered after they lost the Championship Play-Off Final to Fulham. Despite missing out on the promotion spot in such devastating fashion, the West London club were arguably, together with Leeds, the most entertaining team to watch. One of the driving forces behind Brentford’s ferocious attack was the Algerian international Said Benrahma.

Premier League Best Defenders
Van Dijk, Laporte Or Maguire — Who Boasts The Best Centre-Back Stats Of EPL 2019/20?

There is a saying that good attackers win games. But great defenders win championships. The Premier League, never renowned for its rock-solid showings at the back, has nevertheless always had some high-profile defenders. The 2019/20 season was no exception, presenting a mixture of established centre-backs and some lesser known names ready to break through onto the biggest stage.

David Silva Manchester City Lazio
Ahead Of Manchester City’s Champions League QF Clash, David Silva Departs For Italy’s Lazio

David Silva’s ten-year spell at Manchester City is nearing its end. The 34-year-old Spaniard has agreed terms with Serie A side Lazio, joining ‘The White and Sky Blues’ on a three-year deal. Nicknamed ‘El Mago’, Silva made 39 appearances for City last season, scoring six goals and assisting 11 times in all competitions.

PL Goalkeepers
Alisson & Ederson Overrated While Dubravka & Guaita Underrated — Our 2019-20 Premier League Goalkeepers Assessment

The following analysis focused on the number one choice goalkeepers of all 20 Premier League teams for the 2019/20 season. The goalkeepers were evaluated based on the two main metrics: shot-stopping and passing.

Arsenal Willian
With David Luiz’s Influence, Arsenal Close In On Chelsea’s Willian

Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Chelsea’s winger Willian on a free. The 31-year-old Brazil international was offered a two-year extension on his current deal, set to run out on August 31st; but the two-time Premier League winner with Chelsea has declined such an offer, holding out instead for a three-year deal.

Raul Jimenez
As English Giants Step Up Chase, Wolves Look To Cash In Big On Raul Jimenez

Wolverhampton Wanderers are in a fight to keep their star striker Raul Jimenez. The West Midlands club has set an asking price between £60 to £70 million following interest from Manchester United and Arsenal.