Last night saw the return of the ‘Carling Cup’ with 13 Premier League sides entering the newly named ‘Carabao Cup’ 2nd round. With games played over one night, extra time and penalties if necessary, 90MAAT takes a brief look at the EPL sides in action.
Last week, there was news about how Premier League clubs’ shareholders had agreed to convene on September 9th to discuss the possibility about changing the transfer window’s closing date. Presently, the window closes on August 31st, which is on an average, 20 days after the Premier League season starts.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly signed centre-back Davinson Sánchez from Ajax, who helped the team from the Netherlands reach second place in the Eredivisie last season, attracting attention from top European clubs such as Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
He’s only played 120 minutes of Premier League football, but already Richarlison is on his way to becoming a fan favourite at Vicarage Road.
With Leicester City’s £17m signing Harry Maguire off to a flyer this campaign, the Sheffield born centre back has high ambitions to play for his country come Russia next summer – an aspiration that is certainly achievable after this impressive start at his new club.
Manchester United tore apart Swansea City 4-0 in the early kick-off on Saturday, adding to their 4-0 victory on the opening weekend against West Ham.
“For many years now the one position England have not struggled with is world-class midfield players – Scholes, and then more recently Lampard and Gerrard and now I see Wilshere as the future of English football, that is why it is so important they keep him fit.”. These words were not uttered by a deluded Arsenal fan but by the legendary midfield maestro that is Xavi.