In terms of breeds of footballers my favourite are the ‘Hard Men’ of football. You wouldn’t want a team full of them but one or two to solidify your midfield or defence is, in my opinion, something I’d want as a manager. They’re hard working, great leaders, cult heroes and will constantly win the ball from the opposition.
How easy is it to play in the prestigious Premier League? You can imagine it’s probably quite difficult. But, this article aims to show how summer signings by Premier League sides in the 2015 summer are doing after 12 games in the PL. The idea isn’t to show how good a player is as such but how their performances in England have differed from their previous club. All players I analyse have never played in England before.
Premier League top scorer after 12 games. Scoring in 9 consecutive games, breaking the Premier League record for one season. Transfer rumours to Liverpool, Spurs, Man United, Dortmund, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Fantasy Football star and one of the most talked about players in the Premier League at the moment, famous for his non-league roots. And now valued at £15 million. How good is he?