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Farewell, Ole.

Not only is Solskjaer a phenomenal man, but he is a top manager who brought Manchester United hope for the first time since Sir Alex left despite competing in the best Premier League ever. As a long-time Ole supporter, it’s time for one final discussion of the great man.

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Arteta’s Arsenal’s expectations should be tempered ahead of Anfield visit!

There’s been lots of talk about Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal lately, and rightly so because the Spaniard is undertaking a top rebuilding job. However, ahead of their difficult away trip at Anfield, I take a deep dive into the game and why expectations should be tempered.

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How to judge the quality of a project – case study

The only way to judge the long-term future of a top club with its current manager is to look at the system he has implemented and ask yourself ‘will this team win a league with this system on the assumption the manager gets what he wants in the market?’

I applied that to Spurs.

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Why Arteta should be given time!

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal are one of the most exciting teams in world football, and they’re due to explode. In the below mega-thread I discuss why Arteta’s tactics are conducive to enabling the team to do just that once they mature and blossom from kids into men.

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How to rebuild a football club – a specific example – Newcastle United’s takeover!

In the midst of Newcastle becoming the richest club in the world (to the extent that they are 10x richer than the filthy rich Man City), there’s been lots of talk about which players the club should sign. This is normal for fans, but the club shouldn’t think like this.

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How to rebuild a football club the hard (but only) way – the blueprint!

A criticism attributed towards managers such as Solskjaer and Arteta at the beginning of their rebuilds at their respective clubs centered around the fact that ‘smaller’ teams played more attractive and dangerous football than them, but this line of thinking is linear.

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Thomas Frank’s Brilliant Brentford!

Brentford have lit up the Premier League this season thanks to their exciting, aggressive and high quality style of football. This has been enabled by Thomas Frank’s tactical acumen, their shrewd approach in the market, and the quality of the likes of Ivan Toney.

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Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool – The most complete team in the world!

Liverpool are a special team who are massively going under the radar. They are easily the most complete team in the world. I picked them to win the league at the start of the year because of this, but I think they’re owed credit that they’re not receciving at this time.

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The underwhelming Jadon Sancho – in-depth analysis!

Lots of Sancho talk lately and I’m here to set the record straight in this mega-thread…

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Arteta’s Arsenal dismantle Nuno’s negative Spurs!

How Arteta and Arsenal dismantled Nuno’s Spurs inside 33 minutes!

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