Marvelous Nakamba: The Midfield Ace in the Aston Villa Pack

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Aston Villa are enjoying their best Premier League season for some time. The foundation of their success has been their rock-solid defence which has kept an impressive 13 clean sheets- a record only bettered by Manchester City. The defence has excelled but so has the midfield. One man who is yet to concede this season […] READ MORE


Young Talent Tiago Cukur Continues to Impress for Watford

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In the January transfer window, Watford secured the signing of Tiago Cukur. The 18-year-old Turkish youth-international player has impressed since arriving at Vicarage Road. He is currently playing with the U23 side, but his performances suggest he has what it takes to be a first-team player in the future. Tiago Cukur: Showing Composure and Class […] READ MORE


Liverpool Are the ‘Main Club’ Interested in Raphael Varane

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Liverpool have emerged as the ‘main club’ interested in Real Madrid and France centre-back Raphael Varane, according to Mundo Deportivo, via the Liverpool Echo. The acquisition of the World Cup winner would not be cheap, but given the club’s defensive situation this year, a central defender of Varane’s quality,l would certainly be of interest. Liverpool […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Joey Beauchamp

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Welcome to Last Word on Footballs ‘Returning Players’ Series. In this edition, we take a look at midfielder Joey Beauchamp. Having come through the academy at Oxford United, Beauchamp would go on to make 145 appearances for the U’s before joining West Ham United. However, his time in east London didn’t work out and, despite […] READ MORE





Watford Consider Signing Carlos Sanchez

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Watford are linked with a move for out-of-contract midfielder Carlos Sanchez. The Hornets brought in Dan Gosling near the end of the January transfer window but saw Etienne Capoue, James Garner, and Domingos Quina all depart. So, Watford only have four true, senior central midfielders. With Nathaniel Chalobah now suspended for the next two matches, […] READ MORE


Atlético Madrid Extend Lead in La Liga After Real Madrid Stumble

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Since the 2020/21 La Liga fixtures were announced on the last day of August, matchday 25 was always going to be one of the biggest, with Atlético Madrid looking to extend their La Liga lead. Three games, in particular, stood out. Sevilla hosted Barcelona for the Saturday lunchtime kickoff. The following evening, Atlético Madrid travelled […] READ MORE