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Pulisic, Greenwood, Salah among stars to shine since restart

[ad_1] The Premier League is now halfway to completing "Project Restart" after overcoming weeks of uncertainty to get competitive football off the ground again following the COVID-19 shutdown in March.2 RelatedIt has still not been a case of "normal service resumed," with games being played behind closed doors, increased substitutions and time-out style drink breaks in each half. But while it has been a different kind of experience, some players
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Man United prove they are good again but will the Glazers invest to help them return to glory

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, England -- There is something beginning to stir at Manchester United. After seven years of decline and drift since Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager in 2013, Thursday's 3-0 victory at Aston Villa was just the latest example of the upward trajectory of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team.Back in January, Solskjaer was fighting for his future as manager after back-to-back defeats against Liverpool and Burnley, but six months on,
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Pulisic’s game now on ‘another level’

[ad_1] Frank Lampard hailed the growing influence of Christian Pulisic after he scored again in Chelsea's 3-2 win at Crystal Palace on Tuesday.Pulisic has scored three goals in five games since the Premier League restarted last month to keep Chelsea in pole position for a place in the Champions League next season.- Chelsea Ratings: Pulisic, Willian, Loftus-Cheek all get 8/10The United States international endured a slow start to life in
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Chelsea’s Pulisic visionary in attack in 8/10 performance as Blues hold on for tight win at Crystal Palace

[ad_1] Chelsea's defensive issues were prevalent once more as Frank Lampard's side recorded a 3-2 Premier League victory over Crystal Palace on Tuesday night.Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud put Blues two goals up before the half-hour mark, although they conceded twice before the full-time whistle was blown, with substitute Tammy Abraham's goal in between ultimately earning Chelsea their 18th win of the season. The win lifted Chelsea five points clear
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Erling who? Greenwood form shows Haaland miss is soon forgotten for Man United

[ad_1] Ole Gunnar Solskjaer really wanted to sign Erling Haaland from FC Salzburg in January, make no mistake about that, but there were two significant reasons why Manchester United abandoned their pursuit of the Norwegian striker. One of them was Mason Greenwood.The other, reported by ESPN at the time, was that United would not agree to Haaland's advisers taking a share of any profits from a future sale of the
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Real Madrid’s La Liga lead undermined as Barca moan about VAR, praise for Man United, Inter fail in Serie A race

[ad_1] Real Madrid inched closer to the title in Spain, Man United turned on the style vs. Bournemouth and Serie A's three-team title race might be down to just one team. (Yep, it's Juventus.) It's Monday, and Gab Marcotti reacts to the biggest moments in the sport of football from the past week.Jump to: Barca cry foul over Real's VAR win | Man United's superb attack | Inter choke in
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Giroud seizing opportunity to lead Chelsea’s line in Lampard’s meritocracy. Will Abraham respond?

[ad_1] The world is a different place for all of us these days, but Tammy Abraham still probably can't believe how his professional life has changed in the space of six months.Abraham began the calendar year with his 16th goal of a breakthrough season for Chelsea and England in a 3-0 home win against Burnley. The 22-year-old had exceeded all expectations in leading the line for the Blues after loan
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7 stats that show how good he is

[ad_1] Manchester United continued their excellent post-lockdown form with a 5-2 thumping of stricken Bournemouth on Saturday.2 RelatedUnited's invigorated front three of Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial grabbed the headlines by each contributing goals to the rout as they helped extend their team's unbeaten streak to 16 games across all competitions.Rashford and Martial both scored to take their individual tallies past 20 goals for the season -- the
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Pulisic filling Chelsea’s void left by Hazard in 8/10 showing as Blues return to winning ways vs. Watford

[ad_1] Chelsea put the ghost of West Ham behind them as they registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, maintaining their fourth place in the Premier League table.Olivier Giroud put Frank Lampard's men ahead with a tidy finish just before the half-hour mark, with Willian making it two from the penalty spot just before half-time. In second-half stoppage-time, Ross Barkley put the cherry on top
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Premier League clubs will still spend big in transfer window

[ad_1] 4:00 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Premier League clubs splashed out just short of £1.5 billion ($1.8bn) on nearly 100 permanent transfers last summer, but the next window -- when it finally opens -- is a step into the unknown. The coronavirus pandemic has hit football finances so hard that the true impact is anyone's guess, but Manchester United chief Ed Woodward says even for one of the richest clubs in