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Simon is a football writer here at Pundit Arena. You can contact him at [email protected], or through the Twitter link below

Marouane Fellaini Has An Interesting Theory On Why Manchester United Fans Boo Him

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07 : Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on February 7, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Belgian international Marouane Fellaini has become something of a scapegoat at Manchester United over the past couple of years. The midfielder arrived as a £27million deadline day signing from Everton in 2013, but the fans at Old Trafford have never really taken to the player. The awkward relationship reached its nadir when fans took to booing Fellaini – cheering when …

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El Clásico: Can Real Madrid Stop Barcelona’s Superheroes?

<> at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

It must be tough for Real Madrid these days, constantly playing catch-up to Barcelona like this. “Day vs. Night” is how Lex Luthor described the battle between two juggernauts in the new Batman v Superman movie; the ideals of separate behemoths with vastly different methods and views of how the world works – both believing theirs to be the best way –  coming together …

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp Cranks Up The Pressure On Tottenham

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greet prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Tottenham travel to Liverpool on Saturday evening looking to keep up with league leaders Leicester. Along with Claudio Ranieri’s side, Spurs have been the major success story this season, forging a credible title charge off the back of scoring the most goals in the league and scoring the fewest. As we head into the business end of the season, Mauricio …

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After Javier Hernández, Manchester United Have Sights Set On Another Mexican Star

Manchester United

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the managerial situation at the club, Manchester United are ploughing ahead with transfer plans for next season it seems. Having successfully (to a certain extent) raided Mexico for striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández in 2010, Man United have another Mexican international on their transfer shortlist – Pachuca winger Hirving Lozano. Lozano, 20, is seen as one of …

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FC Cologne Reveal Asking Price For Top Liverpool Target

Liverpool target Jonas Hector during the International Friendly match between Germany and England at Olympiastadion on March 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

If Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp really is adamant that he wants as much transfer business as possible to be done by July 1st, the bulk of Liverpool’s activity will have to be carried out before the European Championships begins in early June. To he credit, two deals have already been wrapped up in the form of Marko Grujić and Joël Matip, and …

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Mesut Özil Gives Damning Verdict Of Arsenal’s Season

Once again, a season that promised so much for Arsenal has erupted in a thundering volcano of frustration. The Gunners have won just two games in nine since beating Leicester six weeks ago, and now sit eleven points behind Claudio Ranieri’s side in the Premier League title race with only eight games remaining. For all intents and purposes, it looks like …

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Leeds Striker Gets Banned For ‘Doing A Luis Suárez’ On Opponent

LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 20: Souleymane Doukara of Leeds United during Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town at Elland Road Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Leeds, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ryan Browne/Getty Images)

Leeds United forward Souleymane Doukara has been charged with violent conduct and suspended for eight games for biting an opponent. The incident occurred on February 23rd, when Doukara is alleged to have bitten Fulham defender Fernando Amorebieta in his side’s 1-1 draw with the Cottagers at Elland Road. BREAKING NEWS: Leeds striker Souleymane Doukara banned for eight matches after being found …

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