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Tyler Adams provides “real presence” in Leeds United midfield

Leeds United kicked off the new English Premier League season with three points on Saturday against Wolves and while Brenden Aaronson garnered plenty of the attention on his league debut, Tyler Adams also left his mark at Elland Road. Adams played 90 minutes in Saturday’s 2-1 victory against Wolves, starting alongside fellow summer acquisition Marc Roca in the heart of …

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Southampton has early red flags in this Premier League campaign

After just one game, Southampton has the same concerns in this Premier League season. To be fair, it is one game, and the Saints faced a Tottenham side that finished third a season ago. This summer, Southampton acquired a number of replacements. Many of those newcomers started against Tottenham in the eventual 4-1 loss. Debutantes Gavin Bazunu and Romeo Lavia …

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More injury woes for Juventus as Wojciech Szczesny misses their first league gameJuvefc.com

Wojciech Szczesny is the latest Juventus player to get injured ahead of their season opener against Sassuolo. Juve has lost a number of players to injury since they started preparing for the new season. Paul Pogba and Weston McKennie are missing their game against Sassuolo, while Luca Pellegrini also suffered a knock in training yesterday. They join Federico Chiesa on …

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Sarr both Watford’s hero and villain in West Brom draw

London (AFP) – Watford’s Ismaila Sarr scored from 60 yards in an early contender for goal of the season before seeing his penalty saved in a 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion in English football’s second-tier Championship on Monday. The 24-year-old Senegal forward opened the scoring for the visitors in the 12th minute with a goal reminiscent of David Beckham’s …

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Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey ruled out for 12 weeks

Newcastle’s activity in the transfer market has been a little more subtle than most expected after their takeover, but it does appear to be paying off as Eddie Howe is building a promising team. That does make more sense than Man City’s approach of just throwing money at any old mercenary who would accept it until they finally cracked the …

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Liverpool star Thiago set to miss six weeks with hamstring injury

You never want an injury to occur at any point in the season, but it’s a big blow to happen on the opening day when you’re still trying to build up to peak match fitness as well. The only real knock on Thiago Alcantara’s career has been consistent injury issues as he’s only completed 30+ league games once in a …

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Everton sign England’s Coady on season-long loan from Wolves

London (AFP) – England centre-back Conor Coady has joined Everton on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Wolves, it was announced on Monday. The Toffees were left short of defenders after both Ben Godfrey and Yerry Mina were injured during a 1-0 defeat by Chelsea in their opening match of the new league season on Saturday. This move sees …

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