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Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

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fab fab The Brazil international made his English top flight debut as a second half substitute in Liverpool's defeat of Huddersfield Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally made his Premier League debut on Saturday evening, playing just over 20 minutes of the Reds’ defeat of Huddersfield. The Brazil international, who was signed for an initial £40million earlier this year, has found his early life on Merseyside something of a disaster. Fabinho’s full debut for Liverpool came in the Carabao Cup – and it was not good He has not been trusted by Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, to represent his new team on many occasions, with his only start to date coming in the Carabao Cup. Fabinho hadn’t even made a Premier Leagu...
‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

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NOT HAPPENING Pogba has struggled to settle in at Manchester United since moving back to Old Trafford for £89million in August 2016 Juventus are not planning a move for unsettled Manchester United star Paul Pogba. Pogba appears to be itching for a move away from Old Trafford after falling out with Jose Mourinho earlier this week. Pogba fell out with Mourinho during a training session on Wednesday It began when the midfielder questioned United’s tactical approach to their 1-1 draw at home to Wolves last weekend. But the hard feelings carried on after their shock defeat to Derby County in the Carabao Cup with Pogba and Mourinho having a heated exchange regarding Pogba’s Instagram usage during the game. And this latest row betw...
Croatia v Nigeria: World Cup 2018 preview, predicted line-ups, key player plus more

Croatia v Nigeria: World Cup 2018 preview, predicted line-ups, key player plus more

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GROUP D The World Cup is well underway now with Group D matches taking place The 2018 World Cup is in full swing now, with seven matches played – all of which have been live on talkSPORT. Today, Saturday, there are another four matches, the last of which sees Croatia take on Nigeria from Kaliningrad. The Kaliningrad Stadium will host Croatia v Nigeria Key players: Croatia: Now 29, Ivan Perisic remains in the peak of his career. A constant threat down the left wing, Perisic is equally adept with either foot, finding the scoresheet 31 times since moving to Inter. Perisic has impressed at Inter Nigeria: Chelsea’s Victor Moses was excellent in his club’s 2016/17 Pr...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Several clubs interested in Eriksen but player is focused on World Cup, says agent

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Several clubs interested in Eriksen but player is focused on World Cup, says agent

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Tottenham star Christian Eriksen in action Saturday, June 2, 2018 Tottenham Hotspur maestro Christian Eriksen is only concentrating on becoming a father and the impending World Cup, according to the player’s agent. The Danish dynamo, who has arguably just had his finest season in a Spurs shirt, is attracting suitors in the shape of Real Madrid and Barcelona. Still only 26, it’s believe Real are considering him as a long-term Luka Modric replacement, but Tottenham are reluctant to do any deal, and will be looking to hand their star a new contract as his current one only has two years to run. But Spurs fans shouldn’t be too concerned at the moment, report the London Evening Standard. Asked about Eriksen’s future, his age...
Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

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Monday, April 16, 2018Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the 2017/18 season on Sunday.City have been far and away the best team in the top-flight this term and their title triumph was sealed with five games to spare thanks to Manchester United's shock defeat at home to West Brom.At the other end of the table, there were crucial wins for Crystal Palace and Huddersfield, while Southampton threw away a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Chelsea, leaving Mark Hughes' side with a mountain to climb in their bid to beat relegation.But who were the best performers over the weekend?Click the right arrow, above, to see every club's best performing player from their weekend fixture, based on their WhoScored.com statistical rating...Players must have been on the pitch for 60 m...