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Arsenal still a laughing stock but they are improving

Arsenal's enduring commitment to slapstick comedy has become one of the key selling points of the Premier League in recent years. Unai Emery might be a new broom, but it's clear he hasn't arrived with a magic wand.

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Morata, Aubameyang both on borrowed time?

Alvaro Morata and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrived at Chelsea and Arsenal, respectively, in similar fashion. But their futures look different.

Can Aubameyang and Lacazette coexist on the pitch?

The FC crew discuss how important the relationship between Aubameyang and Lacazette is for Arsenal and how Unai Emery can utilise both forwards.


What to expect from Sarri and Emery this weekend

ESPN FC's Craig Burley details the expectations for new managers Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery ahead of Chelsea and Arsenal's match this weekend.


Emery coy on whether Cech will start against Chelsea

Arsenal's Unai Emery insists that he has confidence in both Bernd Leno and Petr Cech and their abilities to play out from the back but wouldn't be drawn on who will play against Chelsea.


Premier League

Salah, De Bruyne, Sanchez among Prem most important

A year ago, ESPN FC's correspondents selected their club's 15 most important players and just 12 months on, there's been a huge amount of changes.

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Premier League Predictor: Week 2

With the Premier League back in action, Shaka Hislop and Mark Donaldson predict all of the fixtures ahead of week 2.


Did the Premier League season start too early?

England's top flight kicked off its new campaign a mere 26 days after the World Cup ended. Would a longer break have been beneficial?



Transfer Talk: Mou dares Pogba to hand in transfer request

The fraught relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba is apparently approaching a breaking point. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Alderweireld to Bayern Munich

Toby Alderweireld to Bayern Munich and Lucas Moura to Real Betis are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Roma struck gold with Steven N'Zonzi

The ESPN FC guys explain what Roma are getting in new signing Steven N'Zonzi, including how his World Cup success will be an asset to the team.


Balotelli wants out of Nice, but no one's calling

Mario Balotelli may want out at Nice, but according to ESPN FC's Julien Laurens, clubs aren't lining up to rescue the temperamental Italian striker.


Deadline Day in 90 Seconds: Everton buy everyone

Let the Exploding Heads take you around the whirlwind action of the Premier League's transfer deadline day.


Most expensive English transfers this summer

Now that the English transfer window is closed, take a look back at the most expensive players bought in the Premier League this summer.

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Costa and Atletico too good for Real Madrid

Diego Costa and Atletico Madrid both reversed history and fired a real warning shot in beating Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.

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Is this Atletico's year in La Liga?

After a summer of big-name departures, might there be a shake-up at the top in Spain? Graham Hunter previews the new season.

Burley: Atleti pounced on Real Madrid

Craig Burley explains how the absences of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo seemed to embolden Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.


Are Real Madrid good enough to win La Liga?

Following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, the ESPN FC panel question if Real Madrid will have the pieces necessary to win La Liga this season.


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Jurgen Klopp vs. Sergio Ramos: A timeline

The war of words doesn't look like ending anytime soon. Here is how a fight between two of football's more combustible characters has developed.

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Klopp clash with Ramos highlights wider Liverpool issue

Far from being embarrassed by Jurgen Klopp's refusal to let the Champions League final go, supporters find it to be sweet music to their ears.

Ramos continues war of words with Klopp

Craig Burley defends Sergio Ramos after the Real Madrid captain responded again to Jurgen Klopp's comments about his actions in the Champions League final.


Ronaldo's arrival will show Serie A is full of drama

Italian football has taken a back seat of late, but Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus is a big step toward restoring Serie A to its former glory.

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Ronaldo-mania hits Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is just days away from his Juventus debut against Chievo Verona. Get hyped.


Serie A Predictor: The season begins!

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Shaka Hislop square off in predicting the most notable matches to kick-start the 2018/19 Serie A campaign.


Watch Serie A on ESPN

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo and the stars of Serie A all season long, with every match from the Italian top flight available on ESPN and ESPN+.


How will Ronaldo and Juventus line up vs. Chievo?

Stewart Robson reveals his projected Juventus XI as Cristiano Ronaldo gets set to make his Serie A debut against Chievo.



Ronaldo returns on the cover of FIFA 19

Cristiano Ronaldo is back on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA games, and this year he swapped the white of Real Madrid for Juventus' black and white.

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What changes do eSports players want in FIFA 19?

Ahead of the release of the new game, ESPN spoke to a selection of finalists from the eSports World Cup about the changes they'd like to see in the game.


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