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Pogba, Hazard and Sane lead stars to watch in summer transfer window

[ad_1] The Premier League summer transfer window opened just after midnight GMT on Thursday, and it promises to be a busy summer for all of the leading clubs. Who will arrive and who will leave before the 2019-20 season kicks off on Aug. 10?We point out the players whose will-they, won't-they transfer sagas could drag on until the final minutes of the window.-- Transfer window: When does it open and
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Kompany to leave Man City join Anderlecht

[ad_1] Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will leave the club this summer, after securing an historic domestic treble, to become player-manager of Belgian club Anderlecht.Kompany, 33, is City's longest-serving player, having joined in August 2008, but his contract runs out at the end of the season -- and though ESPN FC had been told that there was a willingness from both the club and the player to agree a new
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Man City’s Treble harder than Champions League

[ad_1] LONDON, England -- Pep Guardiola believes that Manchester City's domestic Treble was harder to achieve than winning the Champions League.City wrapped up the final part of the Treble on Saturday with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Watford, just six days after pipping Liverpool to the Premier League title by a single point."It's one of the best seasons I've experienced as a manager, not the best but one of the
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Kylian Mbappe, Christian Pulisic and Frenkie de Jong lead soccer’s 30 best players under 21

[ad_1] 10:38 AM ETESPN staffIt's 2019. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, winning nearly every individual award and leading their clubs to title after title. Yet both are in the twilights of their careers, at 31 and 34 years old respectively, and previous heirs to the throne such as Neymar and Gareth Bale haven't come close to filling their boots.It's the same story for a
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The 2018-19 Premier League season summed up in 10 games

[ad_1] After eight months and 380 matches, the 2018-19 Premier League campaign is over. Here is a bite-size summary of the campaign through 10 games that feature all 20 sides.- Ogden: Epic title race decided by millimetres- What you might have missed on Premier League's final dayThe Premier League's 27th year started with a thrilling, end-to-end contest and a fortunate Manchester United victory which set the tone for their campaign.
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Bill Barnwell’s Premier League Winners and Losers, 2018-19

[ad_1] It was arguably the best Premier League season in history. The battle between Liverpool and Manchester City came down to the final Sunday of the campaign and required City to win their final 14 games of the season to hold on to their one-point lead and retain their crown. Liverpool finished second with the third-highest point total in Premier League history, while City held on for dear life and
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Premier League way too early 2019-20 predictions

[ad_1] 4:06 PM ETNick AmesESPN.com writer Man City were only crowned 2018-19 Premier League champions yesterday but it is never to early to start looking ahead to next season. Will City repeat? Which club will surprise? Who is in trouble? And finally which top-six club is headed for a transition season?Nick Ames takes a way too early peak at the 2019-20 campaign and makes a few projections regarding the next
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Manchester City and Liverpool’s epic title race was decided by millimetres and seconds

[ad_1] Eighty-three seconds; that's all they had. For just under one and a half minutes, Liverpool and their supporters allowed hope to turn into belief that a 29-year wait to be champions of England would come to an end on the final day of the Premier League season.Having taken a 17th-minute lead against Wolves at Anfield through Sadio Mane, news came through that Glenn Murray had headed Brighton in front
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Man City’s character, ‘guts’ shine through in Premier League triumph

[ad_1] Had Manchester City blown it? Glenn Murray had just headed Brighton into the lead in the 27th minute and anyone seeking final-day drama had their hook. City had cracked at the worst possible moment; they had lost their nerve just as the hard work seemed to have been done; they had made a season's excellence count for nothing and Pep Guardiola would face familiar accusations of overcomplicating at a
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how they took over the Premier League

[ad_1] The end of the Premier League season is upon us, and barring something extraordinary with the Champions League places, there is just one meaningful thing left to decide. And boy, is it meaningful: Manchester City go into their trip to Brighton a point ahead of Liverpool, who face Wolves at home, therefore knowing that a victory will guarantee the retention of the title.These two sides have more or less