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Three things we learnt from Swansea’s heavy defeat to Arsenal

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Arsenal ensured that Paul Clement’s first Premier League match in charge of Swansea City ended miserably after the Gunners ran out comfortable 4-0 winners at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The result, which sees Arsene Wenger’s side leapfrog top four rivals Manchester City and Liverpool for at least 24 hours, saw two own goals scored in a Premier League game …

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Could this Swansea midfielder move to West Ham in January?

West Ham have faced a difficult week amidst the rumours about Dimitri Payet’s future and they will now have to source possible replacements for the Frenchman as it looks likely that they will be forced to sell him. The difficulty of the transfer window in January is that selling clubs are less willing to lose their key players. West Ham …

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Premier League: Team of the Week XX feat. Spurs and Arsenal stars

The story of Gameweek 20 came on Wednesday night, as Chelsea’s winning streak met its end at 13 games as Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham moved up to third with a 2-0 win over the leaders at White Hart Lane to preserve their unbeaten home record this season.   Chelsea still retain the grace of a five-point gap after second-placed Liverpool dropped …

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Could Harry Redknapp be Swansea City’s saviour?

Speculation has been rife as to the identity of Swansea City’s next manager ever since Bob Bradley was sacked earlier this week, following a disastrous 85-day reign. Welshmen Chris Coleman and Ryan Giggs were the early bookmakers’ favourites, but another name has gained momentum in the media. According to The Telegraph, former Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp is in the frame …

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Three players Swansea should target during the January transfer window

For Swansea City, the 2016/17 season has been an utter disaster – there is genuinely no more accurate description.   In the summer they sold their influential Captain and best defender, Ashley Williams, to Everton and failed to secure a suitable replacement. They have already appointed and then dismissed two managers in the space of four months. The club sit …

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Three Boxing Day lessons learnt, feat. Chelsea and Crystal Palace

The finest day of the football calendar, Boxing Day, has passed. Although, Stoke City and Liverpool played on the 27th of December this year. It didn’t conjure any festive classics but it reinforced the Premier League storylines that have been developing thus far: Swansea defend worse than Palace, the Conte revolution at Chelsea is the greatest thing since the invention …

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Swansea vs West Ham: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Bob Bradley is targeting a third successive home victory to ease the pressure on him when West Ham United make the long trip across the M4 to the Liberty Stadium this afternoon. Bradley, the first American to manage in the Premier League, has faced calls to be sacked after failing to inspire a revival at Swansea since succeeding Francesco Guidolin. His opposite …

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