The professional life of a footballer can hinge on any number of moments, however big or small, and it is already tempting to wonder whether the appointment of Ralf Rangnick will go down as the defining twist in the Manchester United career of Anthony Elanga.Read More »
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Manchester City are close to signing the Argentina forward Julián Álvarez from River Plate, although he would not move to England until June at the earliest
Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira is pleased with the selection headache Jack Butland has caused him. The 28-year-old was thrust into the starting eleven following an injury to first-choice stopper Vicente Guaita and was at fault for the opening goal in an eventual win away at London rivals Millwall earlier this month. While Guaita is now fit again, Vieira spoke in glowing terms of Butland’s presence ahead of Sunday’s Premier League meeting with Liverpool at Selhurst Park.