Ex-Manchester United Forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic Calls Premier League ‘Overrated’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said that Premier League quality is “overrated”, but very few can handle the pace required to succeed in English football’s top flight. The Swede, now at LA Galaxy, spent 19 months at Manchester United between 2016 and 2018 – scored 29 goals in 53 appearances in all competitions with much of his time blighted by a serious knee injury. Previously, he had played in his home country Sweden, Holland, Italy, Spain, and France.

He said “I had a long career before I arrived – different kinds of countries, different kinds of clubs,” he told FourFourTwo. “People said,” You do not have to travel to England; because if you fail in England, people will always say you were not good enough. Everyone was against it and guess what? It made me motivated. It gave me adrenaline. I liked the Premier League. I found it very motivating and very exciting. It will be very attentive, even though I feel that the quality is slightly overrated – the individual quality, the technical part. But the rhythm is high. Even if you are the best if you cannot handle the beat, the pace that will not succeed because the pace is very high.”
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Everton To See More Of Richarlison As A Striker

Richarlison is being put up front by the manager of Everton, Marco Silva, who says that he is happy with the level of performance that the Brazilian puts out there. He has been able to obtain one win, eight goals in the opening of six games of the Premier League in total. Everton now sits at 12th position before their visit at Fulham this Saturday.

Silva had impressed in the attack deployed towards Brazil by deploying the young 21 year old player to play on the left wing. However, he has been playing around with the team formation and how it should be for the weekend match. Since there are three strikers, Richarlison could also be made a striker for the team. Richarlison can play this position and it would probably help better the game after the loss that Everton had against Arsenal in Premier League game. Silva feels that Richarlison could perform well, whether he plays on the right or the left since he can perform well from the sides.
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‘It Is Quick And Ferocious, But We Have Got To Begin Winning Games In This League’

Darren Fletcher, the Veteran Stoke City midfielder laid it on the line for his shocked and confused teammates after the draw of Brentford. Fletcher has sent a no-nonsense message to his teammates of the Stoke City. He sent the message “We have got to get better quickly, and we have to move to start winning games”. Because of the yesterday 1-1 draw with Brentford, Fletcher was not as downbeat as some and he believes that the game should have won by the Stoke.

He admits that the team has much more things to learn about playing in the game when it comes to playing at Championship level. He said, “It is really disappointing to lose the game when you are in the winning position.” He said, “After having a kind of sticky start, the thought came to mind before 20 minutes of that half-time that we played really well, we got the team into the leading position, we created some excellent opportunities and may be should have gone in two-up, but sadly in the second half we didn’t play the way, we should have.”
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Redknapp on premier league title race

Former Tottenham Hotspurs manager Harry Redknapp believes that the Premier League title race will be between Manchester City and Liverpool.

He said that the favorite for him to win the title this season will be Manchester City after their demonstration last season. He said that Pep Guardiola has transformed Manchester City into a formidable winning machine and that it will be hard for the other Premier League teams to stop them.
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Stoke City Bid For Galatasaray’s Ndiaye

Premier League side Stoke City are seeking to reinforce their squad with Galatasaray star Badoy Ndiaye, as per reports. The Senegalese midfielder has caught the eyes of Stoke City and other Premier League sides.

The Turkish Super Lig side have confirmed that they dropped the player after receiving formal interests from Stoke. Newcastle United, Watford, and Crystal Palace are believed to be also interested in the player. However, Stoke have offered around €16 million for the player. Continue reading Stoke City Bid For Galatasaray’s Ndiaye


England international Dele Alli has credited Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino for his surge at the club. The youngster has had a phenomenal two years for club and country. He is still 21 years of age but he has been crucial to the Spurs’ team.

Alli had a slow start to the new season, after ending last season on a high. His form has picked up of recent so he is starting to make a mark in the Premier League and the Champions League. The player has credited Pochettino for a lot that has happened.