VAR and a selective problem that needs resolving

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The introduction of VAR in this season’s Premier League has already manifested itself into a huge talking point and despite many being against using the technology, there’s only one big problem: its selective use during match-defining moments. Continue reading

Aleksandar Mitrovic at Fulham: Will it be third time lucky?

Fulham are close to signing Aleksandar Mitrovic on a permanent deal. Can the Serb replicate last season's Championship heroics in the Premier League?

Aleksandar Mitrovic played an integral role in Fulham‘s Premier League promotion last season. He scored 12 goals and created 15 chances in 15 Championship appearances. His performances were made more impressive by the fact he had only joined on a deadline day loan deal from Newcastle.

Considering he scored more goals in fewer games for the Cottagers than during two previous seasons on Tyneside, it makes sense they want him on a permanent basis. In today’s inflated market, the estimated £20million price tag isn’t expensive for a powerful forward who quickly asserted himself as Fulham’s focal point in attack. With just over two weeks before the transfer window closes, the deal is expected to happen. It begs the question: Will it be third time lucky for the Serbian international?  Continue reading

World Cup Final Preview: France vs Croatia – All or nothing

After an unpredictable tournament packed with memorable moments, France and Croatia will contest the 21st World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday afternoon. Both sides have worked hard and battled through difficult moments to get here, but both know their final opponent pose various threats; so they’ll be equally bullish about their chances of bringing home the ultimate prize.

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Does a Premier League return beckon for Steven N’Zonzi?

After three successful years at Sevilla, could N'Zonzi make his top-flight return with a handful of interested sides?

When the news first broke suggesting that Steven N’Zonzi was set for a £7m Sevilla move in the summer of 2015, it was met with both surprise and an air of inevitability. Inevitable in the sense that, several big clubs in Europe had a growing interest in the midfielder. After all, he quickly garnered a reputation as being amongst the best midfielders on the planet. So, three years have passed and once again, speculation surrounds N’Zonzi’s future. Why though? 

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