Posts tagged EPL
How did Salah take the "next step"?

Premier League title or not, one thing is for certain. Mo Salah is no one-season wonder. The Egyptian pharaoh made the jump to world class territory after winning the Premier League Golden Boot back-to-back. Approaching only his 27th birthday, what looks like a “sky is the limit” career didn’t always look a sure measure.

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Liverpool’s African “imports” are out there making dreams come true

When’s the last time your team has had two African both finish with 20+ goals in all competitions? Klopp is probably the only one raising his hand. Even though Mane and Salah’s stellar seasons weren’t enough to secure Liverpool’s first Premier League title in almost 30 years, both could still make the difference in Madrid.

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Why a Hazard move to Real Madrid makes sense this summer

The Garden of Eden in West London’s Stamford Bridge could very soon have to let go of the talisman. Belgium’s captain who recently wore his 100th cap for the country is tipped to join record Champions League winners, Real Madrid. The move just makes sense.

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Emmanuel Frimpong: The end of a chapter

For a long-time, the former Arsenal midfielder has had to play through the pain. Now, at the tender age of 27, the former Ghanaian international has decided to hang up his boots. Lest we forget, he has left us with solid memories created across his experience in the Premier League, Russian Premier League, UEFA Champions League, English Championship etc

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FT's 10 Best Moments of 2018: #1 The global reign of the Egyptian King

Looking back on the year, 2018 and the Legend of Mo Salah have now become synonymous. The Egyptian took the Premier League by storm, and is showing zero signs of slowing down, as he continues to spearhead maybe the most balanced team in the country in Klopp’s Liverpool. Here’s to more of the same in 2019!

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Is there a big club who does not want Napoli & Senegalese's Koulibaly?

Kalidou Koulibaly is now easily one of the best centre-backs in the world if not the best. His displays in the Italian Serie A, UEFA Champions League and even at the 2018 FIFA World Cup have made him a highly experienced asset bound to become the world’s most expensive defender if he switches clubs. A potential move looks imminent as the top clubs circle the 27-year-old.

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10 Africans unsettled in the English Premier League: #5 Victor Wanyama

The January transfer window is a few weekends away. In our anticipation and excitement of possible moves, we have taken to lay down 10 “unsettled” African stars in the English top flight, the Premier League. As we continue with the countdown, Kenya’s Wanyama occupies the fifth player on the list.

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FT Sideline: Why has Aubameyang been so prolific?

The Gabonese captain has seamlessly switched to the Emirates stadium and has quickly become one of the Premier League’s most respected strikers. With 20 goals for Arsenal in 31 matches and joint EPL top scorer alongside Sergio Aguero this season, the numbers are starting to look like his Dortmund days. But what makes him tick?

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What's happening to DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie?

The Congolese international made his name in the English Premier League through his performances with Crystal Palace. He floored countless people with his glove like feet that caress the ball effortlessly, got a gig at Everton and now has been shipped off to the Championship! What went down? Is a comeback still possible for the 29-year-old?

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Aubameyang shows enduring class but is Iwobi the winger that Arsenal needs?

Arsenal got off the mark with a 4-2 win in the Europa League against Ukraine’s Vorskla. Gabonese international, Aubameyang bagged a brace but Iwobi was the star of the Arsenal show. The 22-year-old Nigerian is knocking on the door for a guaranteed Premier League starting XI and Emery may not afford to ignore him any longer.

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FT Impact Player Series: The dynamic Mario Lemina, Gabon’s finest!

The former Juventus midfield found a new home at EPL’s Southampton. Because his club is relatively small, it has tended to narrow opinions about his contributions. The Gabonese international has the eye of the tiger in the midfield and a move away to a Champions League side or any other bigger club in Europe cannot be off the cards.

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