6th June 2016. By Edward Stratmann.
Jonathan Leko followed on beautifully from his overwhelmingly positive showings against West Ham and Bournemouth by putting in yet another accomplished performance against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.
West Brom's wildly gifted 17-year-old continued to look remarkably comfortable at the Premier League level, with his pace, directness and unpredictability combining to give the Reds plenty of headaches in the Baggies' 1-1 draw with the Merseysiders.
Leko hit the ground running and got off to a flying start, registering his first EPL assist inside 13 minutes courtesy of a wondrous passage. Here, after picking up possession in a slightly right of centre location, his intentions
3rd June 2016. By Edward Stratmann.
"I call my role a blind job because people don't notice the work you're doing. I feel a bit like Thomas MÃ¼ller at Bayern Munich they pick him because he does a lot of blind jobs, which makes things easier for everyone else."
These were the words of Sunderland's Fabio Borini when speaking to the Guardian about the sacrificial role he's had to undertake under Sam Allardyce. The former Chelsea, Swansea, Roma and Liverpool forward, who's been predominantly deployed out wide, usually on the right, has gone about his defensively geared assignments with unwavering commitment and intensity. For a striker, traditionally one of the most individualistic outfield players, Borini deserves plenty of credit for going about his w
1st June 2016. By Ryan Baldi.
Cutting in from the left-wing and unleashing a powerful, curling strike into the far corner, Memphis Depay fires Manchester United into a 2-1 lead against Club Brugge. United unexpectedly fell behind to their visitors in this Champions League qualifying round first-leg tie thanks to a Michael Carrick own-goal, but it was Depay who pulled them level with a fine individual goal. The £26 million summer signing has now turned the tie on its head in spectacular fashion. In stoppage time Depay would add an assist to his impressive night's work when crossing for Marouane Fellaini to give the Red Devils a 3-1 victory.
Quite the start for the 21-year-old in only his second appearance for his new club. Sporting