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Rob Lyons
Rob Lyons is Pundit Arena's manager of quality control and works closely with the website's remote writer base. He also regularly contributes to print and broadcast media, including PA's Irish football podcast, The Mixer, which he produces and presents. If you'd like to discuss writing for PA, you can contact Rob at [email protected]

Watch: Pep Guardiola Puts Early Estimate On Jesus Recovery Time

Manchester City will have been disappointed to drop two points against Crystal Palace on Sunday and end their winning streak but what will likely worry City more are injuries to two key players, Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus.  The Eagles were able to stop the Etihad club in their pursuit of 19 straight league wins in what was a physical …

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Ashley Young Charged With Violent Conduct By The FA

Manchester United’s Ashley Young has been charged with violent conduct by the FA.  Following a review of an alleged elbow in the direction of Southampton’s Dusan Tadic during their Premier League clash on Saturday a decision has been made to hand the Englishman a three-match ban. This means he will miss crucial clashes against Everton on New Year’s Day followed by …

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Extent Of Jordan Henderson’s Hamstring Injury Revealed

Liverpool have suffered an injury blow with the news that Jordan Henderson is to be ruled out of action until at least the beginning of February.  The Reds skipper was diagnosed with a grade two hamstring tear, which takes at least four weeks to heal, according to the Daily Mail.  While the injury hampered Liverpool’s efforts against Arsenal in the …

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Ex-Celtic Scout Explains Why Liverpool Have Got A Future Club ‘Great’ In Van Dijk

On Wednesday Liverpool agreed a £75 million fee with Southampton for centre-back Virgil van Dijk, making him the club’s most expensive signing ever.  The defender will be a welcome addition at Anfield given the club’s propensity for giving up leads too easily this season. Only last week a two-goal lead versus Arsenal was thrown away in less than five minutes. While …

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Klopp Defends Under Fire Mignolet: ‘He’s Never Conceded A Goal Like That’

Following Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with Arsenal last Friday night Jurgen Klopp’s tactics and his defence’s frailties were put under the microscope again, but perhaps more than anyone else Simon Mignolet was singled out as one of the chief architects of the Reds’ downfall.  With Liverpool leading 2-0 early in the second half, they would have been expected to ride the …

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Kane On The Verge Of Breaking Incredible Premier League Goalscoring Record

Tottenham’s Harry Kane could break a long-standing Premier League record this afternoon when his side take on Southampton in the early kick-off at Wembley.  The England international has started this season on fire with 15 top flight goals in just 21 games while he’s also netted six in the Champions League. Even though Spurs’ Premier League position of fifth is …

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Manchester City Set To Fork Out £60m For Southampton’s Van Dijk

Manchester City are edging ever closer to agreeing a fee for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.  Having been so closely linked with Liverpool over the summer, his name has also been placed alongside Chelsea and even Barcelona, however the unbeatable City could be about to get their man. According to The Telegraph, the defender is Pep Guardiola’s ‘priority’ in the January …

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