There are some players who just never seem to be appreciated as much as they should be. In an environment where flair and skill dominate the headlines it is very rare for a quiet but effective player to be noticed or commented about on a regular basis. One such player at the moment is Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva who has been instrumental in his side’s good start to the season.
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12 August 2013 – 9:30 am
Despite the numerous high profile friendlies being played the football headlines have been dominated by transfer rumours all summer long. However, the top few in the Premier League are yet to really make any significant waves in the market as you read this and questions remain as to why.
8 August 2013 – 10:00 am
In 25 days and 13 hours time, the 2013 summer transfer window will “slam shut” across Europe’s top leagues. A few associations close their windows earlier in the day and a couple hang on for an extra hour or two; but on September 2nd 2013 there will be a huge sigh of relief that the whole thing is over.
22 July 2013 – 10:00 am
An old adage of the transfer window suggests teams and managers should try to do their business as early and as quickly as possible. It is perhaps something of a ridiculed football cliché, yet it may be the summer transfer window of 2013 that proves it still holds plenty of truth. A lack of urgency could be what stops Arsenal from securing the signature of the much-coveted Gonzalo Higuain.