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‘Lazy’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s poor goal record after signing huge new contract shows Arsenal captain may be ‘another Mesut Ozil’ as Martin Keown calls for Gabriel Martinelli to replace him

‘Lazy’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s poor goal record after signing huge new contract shows Arsenal captain may be ‘another Mesut Ozil’ as Martin Keown calls for Gabriel Martinelli to replace him

Sports
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s struggles in front of goal since signing a whopping £350,000-a-week contract are a big concern for Arsenal. The striker was brought in for a club-record fee of £54million back in January 2018, and he netted 54 Premier League goals in his first two-and-a-half seasons at the Emirates. GETTY Aubameyang was a goalscoring machine at the start of his Arsenal career GETTY But he’s been poor in 2020/21 and not looked the same player His goals helped them win an FA Cup and Community Shield trophy last summer and he bagged himself a Premier League Golden Boot in 2019. This campaign, however, it’s been a different story. The pacy forward has scored only nine league goals this season...
Dimitar Berbatov: ‘Lazy? No, I was smart’, says ex-Tottenham & Man Utd striker

Dimitar Berbatov: ‘Lazy? No, I was smart’, says ex-Tottenham & Man Utd striker

Sports
Dimitar Berbatov was often viewed as lazy during his time playing in England. What his critics didn’t know was that this was all a part of the striker’s plan.In a wide-ranging interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the former Tottenham and Manchester United forward revealed that his languid playing style was in fact a ploy to lull defenders into a false sense of security.With 94 goals in 229 Premier League games, it would be fair to say that it often worked. During his conversation with former team-mate Jermaine Jenas, who described the Bulgarian as “one of the best players I’ve played with”, Berbatov also touched on his time at Bayer Leverkusen, Tottenham and Manchester United, why Harry Kane coul...
Why I’m a lazy, passive-aggressive, cheap investor

Why I’m a lazy, passive-aggressive, cheap investor

Finance
I normally never use the term "lazy" to describe myself, but in this instance I'll make an exception.You may think, to get anywhere with your money, you have to roll up your sleeves, consult with the experts and take on a mountain of work. Indeed, much of the financial industry may try to convince you that with complexity come better returns.But in my experience, complexity is not only expensive, it can be inefficient and comes with no guarantees. Putting together a perfect set-it-and-forget-it portfolio has served me well over the last two decades, and here's why.My sharpest tool as a long-term investor is what is commonly known as a lazy portfolio, and it's a great way for regular people to efficiently grow their assets, easily diversify away unsystematic risk and pay the lowest fees to ...