The departure of AsmirBegovic from Stoke City over to Chelsea, this originated speculation about the 22 year old goal-keeper and that he would turn into the next main shot-stopper for Mark Hughes at the Britannia Stadium.
Now that AsmirBegovic is gone completed his exit from Stoke City, the goal-keeping competition in the Premier League seems like it’s going to be fought between Jack Butland and the newest arrival Shay Given who was signed on July of the ongoing year. When this transfer was done, it was originally believed that Shay Given was going to serve as a back-up option.
Snatching that first spot in between the sticks will not be as easy as Shay Given said that he will give it everything he has to compete for a regular spot. Even though Shay Given Is 39 years old he still wants to continue playing consistently.
The 39 year old shot-stopper, Shay Given said: “I will try to help him but I want to play as well.The competition will be healthy for Jack, for me, as well as JakobHaugaard and that’s healthy. You need competition in every position. Squads have changed now from having two to three keepers, sometimes four decent keepers at the clubs.
Shay Given wants to bring competition to the goal-keeping position at the Britannia Stadium. The next season of the Premier League kicks off on August 8 and the Irish shot-stopper is eager for this next season to kick-off as the veteran player finally gets the chance to play in the top tier English league after playing in the Championship League during his last campaign with his previous club in Middlesbrough. Continue reading →
The Spanish midfielder CescFabregas rocked the Premier League during the 1st half of the season but his influence in any team he joins starts to fade away in the final stages of the campaign no matter what club he performs in.
This is something that has affected Fabregas for a long time now as the performances that he made during the last phases of a season were worse in comparison to how he used to perform at the start of the campaign.
When Fabregas made his switch from Barcelona to Chelsea, the Spanish club announced a piece of information involving the midfielder which stated that even during his time playing at Camp Nou, the contributions he made to his team were significantly lower as the season progressed.
The official Barcelona website released a statement after Fabregas left Camp Nou which read: “Despite glowing starts to each campaign, Cesc’s contributions to the cause gradually decreased as each season drew to a close”.
The statistic prove that this curse which is surrounding Fabregas is indeed true as the Spanish midfielder had a passing accuracy of 89% during the first half of the season and it dropped to 82% meanwhile his amounts of shots per game dropped from 0.86 to 0.25. Continue reading →
There are some players which are loved and admired by the club they perform in which is the case of Steven Gerrard as the veteran midfielder has spent his entire career playing for Liverpool and even at his 34 years of age, he still remains being an influential figure for the Premier League club.
Paolo Maldini for Ac.Milan is another good example of a player who has spent his entire playing career with a specific club and where he has gone off to receive the unconditional love of the fans of the club.
There was some period of time when CescFabregas was one of the most cherished players in Arsenal history as he was named as the captain of the club at a young age and he was expected to guide the Premier League club to success but instead, Fabregas decided to join Barcelona which is where he spent some time developing as a youth player at the age of 10 and the Spanish midfielder wanted to make a return to his former club. Continue reading →