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Paul Merson tips Unai Emery to make key change to help David Luiz at Arsenal – Metro.co.uk
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Paul Merson tips Unai Emery to make key change to help David Luiz at Arsenal – Metro.co.uk

Paul Merson believes Unai Emery is working towards playing a three-man defence at Arsenal following the arrivals of David Luiz and Kieran Tierney. Luiz was a surprise signing from Chelsea on deadline day, while the Gunners also strengthened their left-back by landing Tierney from Celtic in a £25 million deal. Tierney is currently injured while…

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Paul Merson Backtracks on Harry Maguire Comments After Impressive Man Utd Debut – 90min
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Paul Merson Backtracks on Harry Maguire Comments After Impressive Man Utd Debut – 90min

Former Arsenal midfielder and current Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has backtracked on comments he made about Manchester United’s new signing Harry Maguire ahead of the opening game of the season.26-year-old Maguire finally joined United from Leicester a whopping £80m transfer fee, after months of speculation surrounding his future.Ahead of his debut, Merson was critical of the…

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Paul Merson offers thoughts on Arsenal signing David Luiz, fears for Chelsea now – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Arsenal The Sky Sports pundit believes Luiz was Chelsea’s best ball-playing defender. Published on August 13, 2019 Paul Merson fears for Chelsea after selling central defender David Luiz to Arsenal as per his column for Sky Sports. Merson feels Arsenal have signed the best ball-playing centre half at Stamford Bridge and that Frank Lampard could…

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Chelsea news: Paul Merson: Teams will suffocate Blues without David Luiz – Goal
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Chelsea news: Paul Merson: Teams will suffocate Blues without David Luiz – Goal

The former Gunners midfielder feels the Blues’ new boss should not have sold their Brazilian defender following a 4-0 thumping at Old Trafford Paul Merson believes Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has made a mistake in selling David Luiz to London rivals Arsenal, suggesting teams will now be able to ‘suffocate’ them as they attempt to…

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Man Utd news: Paul Merson worries Red Devils after failure to do ‘any good business’ – Metro.co.uk
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Man Utd news: Paul Merson worries Red Devils after failure to do ‘any good business’ – Metro.co.uk

Paul Merson does not believe Manchester United did ‘any good business’ during the transfer window and cannot see the Red Devils making it back into the Champions League places. United made three signings over the summer, bringing in Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James, spending over £140m in the process. However, former Arsenal star…

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Paul Merson waxes lyrical about Tottenham defender Rose – The Boot Room

Lucas Moura understandably stole the show in midweek following his remarkable contribution to beat Ajax in the Champions League. The Brazilian attacker popped up with the goods in the second-half of a semi-final second leg, where his team were trailing 3-0 on aggregate at the time. He produced a stunning hat-trick in Amsterdam to earn…

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Paul Merson gives his prediction for Chelsea FC v Watford – The Sport Review
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Paul Merson gives his prediction for Chelsea FC v Watford – The Sport Review

Arsenal legend Paul Merson (Photo: Sky Sports) Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea FC to take a big step towards a top-four finish with a 2-1 victory over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Blues will start the Premier League weekend in fourth place in the table and two points ahead of Arsenal in fifth…

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Paul Merson predicts if Leicester can beat Man City and hand Liverpool the title – Metro.co.uk
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Paul Merson predicts if Leicester can beat Man City and hand Liverpool the title – Metro.co.uk

Paul Merson believes the Premier League title race will go down to the final day of the season as he backs both Manchester City and Liverpool to win their penultimate matches. Jurgen Klopp’s side travel to St James’ Park for a reunion with former manager Rafa Benitez on Saturday evening, while City host another ex…

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Paul Merson slams Patrick Bamford for ‘stitching up’ Leeds with antics against Aston Villa – talkSPORT.com
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Paul Merson slams Patrick Bamford for ‘stitching up’ Leeds with antics against Aston Villa – talkSPORT.com

‘what’s he doing?’ The Whites striker could be banned for the first leg of the club’s play-off semi-final after being retrospectively punished for simulation Paul Merson has blasted Patrick Bamford for ‘stitching up’ Leeds and ‘spoiling his reputation’ after his antics during the crazy 1-1 draw with Aston Villa. The Whites striker has been charged…

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Man United vs Man City: Paul Merson predicts outcome of EPL derby – Daily Post Nigeria
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Man United vs Man City: Paul Merson predicts outcome of EPL derby – Daily Post Nigeria

Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson has predicted that Manchester City will beat Manchester United easily in today’s Premier League derby clash at Old Trafford. Merson believes Pep Guardiola’s men will win the Premier League tonight after beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. Man City head to the game following a 1-0 win over Tottenham last weekend,…

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Paul Merson makes surprising next Chelsea manager prediction – Football.London
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Paul Merson makes surprising next Chelsea manager prediction – Football.London

Paul Merson believes that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe could be the next manager at Chelsea. Maurizio Sarri has endured a difficult first season at Stamford Bridge with some Chelsea fans turning against his tactics in recent months. Former Napoli boss Sarri replaced fellow Italian Antonio Conte last summer but he changed the side’s tactics to…

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Paul Merson makes bold statement about Leicester City and Europe – Ninety Minutes Online
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Paul Merson makes bold statement about Leicester City and Europe – Ninety Minutes Online

Paul Merson believes that it would be best for Leicester City if they do not play European football next season. The Foxes are targeting nothing less than Europa League football this season. They struggled for consistency during the first half of the season and this was what ultimately led to the sacking of Claude Puel…

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Paul Merson names the THREE signings who can turn Man Utd into title challengers – Metro.co.uk
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Paul Merson names the THREE signings who can turn Man Utd into title challengers – Metro.co.uk

Paul Merson believes Manchester United must target the signings of three of England’s most exciting young players if they are to challenge for the Premier League title again in the near future. After a record breaking start to his tenure, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has presided over a run of five defeats from seven games which…

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Paul Merson hails Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino – The Boot Room

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has admitted that he doubted the decision of Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during his side’s Champions League second leg tie against Manchester City. Spurs were beaten 4-3 on Wednesday night away to Manchester City, but that meant they progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on the away rule after a…

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Paul Merson makes Man City prediction ahead of Crystal Palace trip – could history repeat? – Daily Star
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Paul Merson makes Man City prediction ahead of Crystal Palace trip – could history repeat?

The champions are being made to fight all the way to the end by Liverpool this season, who have still only lost one league game.Manchester City have been impressive in recent weeks but still sit two points behind Jurgen Klopp’s men, although they have a game in hand.With the Reds hosting Chelsea at Anfield later…

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