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Louis van Gaal expects Manchester United Players to Learn English in one Year

Louis van Gaal may have planned to overhaul the Manchester United Players this summer. He is determined to get all his players learn at least one thing. He expects from all his players to speak in English, especially for the new faces from different non-English speaking countries.

Van Gaal has pledged to make all the Manchester United Players fluent in one language within one year. And undoubtedly that language should be English for them.

The Manchester Evening news reporter has confirmed that all the Spanish players have started lessons in English. This has been started more than two weeks ago.

The new season players are only two weeks in this country. Before that they were in USA. There was also international week in between. For the Spanish, speaking ability in Spanish was good enough for communication on the Spanish pitch. But for English Premier League they need to be promising about learning English.

So now, Language is a kind of relevant issue for Van Gaal’s squad (Manchester United Players). As there have been plenty of foreigners have been imported to Old Trafford. But still there are ample reserves of domestic and English-speaking talent inside the Manchester United Players.

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Exact one year for Manchester United Players:

There are quite some England Internationals for the Red Devils. Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling are some of them. Midfielder Michael Carrick and Ashley Young can also be considered.

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There are also some non-English players, who can still speak the very language. Darren Fletcher from Scotland and Jonny Evans from Northern Ireland can be counted too on the book. Most specifically there is another Dutchman in the list. Van Gaal’s fellow Dutchman Robin Van Persie has spent most of his career in England. So, he is easily expected to be fluent in English.

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But still along all these English speaking Manchester United Players, there is a balancing group of players comfortable in speaking the Spanish.

As David de Gea Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojjo preferred the language, before the QPR match, Spanish was quite the mother tongue in Red Devil’s dressing room.

Yes of course, many of them can speak English. In fact Falcao conducted all in English at his first press conference. Occasionally he had to grant help from his interpreter. Van Gaal also didn’t forget to praise him for this.

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Van Gaal’s desire is probably to foster some Squad unity inside the Manchester United Players. Communicating in one language (preferably English) is very much important at the first point. Truly this a praiseworthy patient concern, considering the huge number of new arrivals.

To make room for the new arrivals, Javier Hernandez, Englishman Danny Welbeck, Wilfried Zaha, Tom Cleverly and Nani were dispensed. Currently the Manchester united Players and also the new signs are positively taking the chance, as they don’t have to UEFA Champions League this season. Captain Rooney has recently led a night with the reshuffled squad. I believe it’s very much important for the unity.

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Wayne Rooney included his wife Coolen with them. Falcao, Marcos Rojjo, Angel Di Maria, Daley Blind, Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw were the new arrivals.

These kind of excursions can play a useful role for the Manchester United Players. More importantly this can bring a squad from the Red Devils together. Hopefully we will get have some aspects from the night at the pitch.

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Van Gaal is probably well aware of cliques from such leaning on separate groups for camaraderie. Obviously this a hard time for the Old Trafford squad. Manchester united Players have already been struggling. And certain players simply resent are already being left out.

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Defining features of United’s squads under Sir Alex Ferguson. It was most definitely unity. Probably this was the backbone of so many title-winning campaigns.

Now that a time, Van Gaal wants that same brotherhood. He is stepping for the foundation of this new look team for greater purpose.

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Top 10 English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016

There are so many fantastic goalkeepers in the world football. And especially Premier League holds the most of these most valuable goalkeepers in the world. Most of the Premier League Goalkeepers are capable of fantastic saves. They are also the most paid goalkeepers in the world 2016. Now, here comes the question of ranking these premier league goalkeepers in a top 10 short list.

Top 10 English Premier League Goalkeepers 2016:

Finding out the top 10 English Premier League Goalkeepers is a tough job. There are so many standards to be considered while selecting them. Here in this short list we are mostly emphasizing on these English Premier League Goalkeepers’ previous and present records as well as their market value or in other words how these English Premier League Goalkeepers are being paid.

Let’s find out, who is the most valuable English Premier League Goalkeeper in 2016?

10. Brad Guzan – Aston Villa F.C.

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Brad Guzan is one of the only three American goalkeepers in the English Premier League history. Tim Howard and Brad Friedel are the other two American goalkeepers playing in the most popular football league in the world. He showed that he was capable of taking over as first choice keeper at Aston Villa.

Undoubtedly he can withstand as much pressure as anyone else in Barclays Premier League. He can be easily counted as the most valuable English Premier League Goalkeeper as he is at his peak form right now.

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09. Ben Foster – West Bromwich Albion F.C.

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Ben Foster is back again to West Brom permanently this season. He has played reasonably well for the last season. And obviously some cases were like earning points for the Baggies. He is now at 30 and still a few years to settle properly into being a real class as being one of the most valuable English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016.

He is also currently one of the West Brom’s most valuable players in 2015-2016 season.

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08. Julio Cesar – QPR (currently at S.L. Benfica)

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Julio Cesar may have come to the Premier League for just one season especially at the age of 34. But unfortunately his team QPR have been relegated last season. But he was quite able to show the type of goalkeeping that has won him League titles and cups in Italian Serie A.

Even with his team relegated, he was a real team player. He kept 6 clean sheets over the season and playing for QPR this is extremely good as being one of the most valuable English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016.

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07. Jussi Jaaskelinen – West Ham United F.C.

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The age old Premier League veteran, Jussi Jaaskelinen is another well-known goalkeeper. He is currently the 7th in this list of top 10 English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016. This campaign has only enhanced his reputation by pulling off some world class saves for West Ham.

And most obviously he had a good season with 11 clean sheets in 2015-2016. He makes 5.11 saves a game on average. Definitely this just shows that he can still make important saves at crucial times even at his old ages of 38.

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06. Tim Howard – Everton F.C.

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Although Tim Howard is one of our pick as top 10 most valuable Premier League goalkeepers in 2015-2016, he has achieved only 9 clean sheets. Yes, of course this is not bad, but still a player like him worth a little more I believe. At least a bit better can be expected from the American National Team goalkeeper in Premier League.

Hopefully he will be ending this season with some more exquisite saves and world class goalkeeping.

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05. Jose Reina – Liverpool (currently at F.C. Bayern Munich)

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For the last 10 years Reina has been at Liverpool. Undoubtedly he was the number one choice for Liverpool at his time. We can imagine how consistent a goalkeeper needs to be as being a part of 10 consecutive seasons in a single team. This was totally impressive. As a matter of fact he was to move very certainly for more world class performance.

He had 13 clean sheets over the course of the last season. He was considered the 5th choice as most valuable goalkeeper in EPL 2015-2016. This top class goalkeeper still has an average of 4.17 saves per match, which is quite unbelievable.

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04. Hugo Lloris – Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

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Lloris have joined Tottenham in the summer of last year. May be he was not at his best performance but eventually he was found getting thing straight clean. Definitely he has got his turn with 8 clean sheets in only 24 games last season. This probably explains a lot about his price tag and our evaluation as one of the most valuable English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016.

And of course he was a world class goalkeeper before joining the Barclays Premier League. We all can appreciate his efforts to match up with a very new world class Premier League.

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03. Petr Cech – Chelsea F.C.

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Probably some of you have suspected this name in number one position. What has been a rollercoaster season for Chelsea and their supporters! Petr Cech has been a very important player throughout the last season undoubtedly. He has made well over 5 saves per game on average and he also has had 14 clean sheets in 2015-2016.

Some crucial saves have kept Chelsea in the running for a Champions League spot. Also his save took the team Chelsea to Europa League final.

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02. David De Gea – Manchester United F.C.

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David De Gea really stepped up last season. Oh, another noticeable thing is that he has physically gotten stronger. And his confidence has grown since his shaky first start in English Premier League.

Manchester United have only lost 5 games this season and that comes as no real surprise as De Gea has been pulling off some unbelievable saves for the team. He has so far managed a decent 11 clean sheets while making 4.37 saves per match. I think its good enough for a young fella like him.

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01. Joe Hart – Manchester City F.C.

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Of course this is the one name that wipes out all other possibilities of other names to be found at the first position of Top 10 most valuable English Premier League Goalkeepers in 2016. He is the only other 26 year old on this list and has had his fair share of disastrous moments. But he always seems to battle back with his talent.

Most of the times he is found to be gaining some extra lift from somewhere during big games. He is undoubtedly the number one goalkeeper in England. He has had managed 17 clean sheets last season. Although Man City finished the season second, Joe Hart continues to grow and produce results..

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Top 10 English Premier League transfers in 2014 – 2015

One of the best things about the opening day of the new season of EPL is it’s the first opportunity for us to see our new signings. All 20 clubs have a considerable amount of money to spend due to the new TV money, coming into the Premier League.

The English Premier League may have lost Luis Suarez following his transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona, but there will be plenty of new faces when the 2014/15 season begins.

We have listed top 10 English Premier League transfers in 2014. Here is it—

Top 10 English Premier League transfers in 2014:

1. Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid (Spain) to Chelsea

Transfer fees: €40 million

Position: Attacker

Nationality: Spain

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The Brazil-born Spanish striker Diego Costa, 25 joined Chelsea from Atletico Madrid after firing 27 goals in the La Liga, last season. In the World Cup 2014, his form was not promising at all, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hopes Diego Costa will be the final piece in his title jigsaw.

2. Eliaquim Mangala

Porto (Portugal) to Manchester City

Transfer fees: €54 million

Position: Defender

Nationality: France

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Although UEFA has imposed a spending cap on them for contravening Financial Fair play regulations, Manchester City found the funds to bring France defender Eliaquim Mangala to the Etihad Stadium. The 23-year-old defender spent last three years at Porto, winning two league titles and has played three times for France. Pellegrini is supposed to have some tactics with Man City’s defensive lines.

3. Alexis Sanchez

FC Barcelona (Spain) to Arsenal

Transfer fees: €44 million

Position: Attacker

Nationality: Chile

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It has been just twelve months they have signed Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid. Now again Arsenal flexed their financial muscles again with a big money move for Alexis Sanchez, the Chilean star forward, who can play wide or as a central striker. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said about Sanchez,

“ He will add creativity, power and much quality to our squad.”

4. Cesc Fabregas

FC Barcelona (Spain) to Chelsea

Transfer fees: €36 million

Position: Midfielder

Nationality: Spain

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After playing long three years for Barcelona, the former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas returns to the English Premier League and this time with Chelsea. Fabregas will come up against old mates for the first time on October 5, when Arsenal will visit Stamford Bridge.

5. Ander Herrera

Athletic Bilbao (Spain) to Manchester United

Transfer fees: €36 million

Position: Midfielder

Nationality: Spain

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Following an aborted transfer in the summer of 2013, Ander Herrera has become one of  the first new recruits during Van Gaal era at Old Trafford. The midfielder has impressed in pre-season matches with his slick distribution.

6. Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea to Everton

Transfer fees: €35.3 million

Position: Attacker

Nationality: Belgium

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21-year-old Belgium playmaker Romelu Lukaku elected to join Everton on a permanent basis, having scored 16 goals while on loan at Goodison Park last premier league season. Everton was too desperate that they broke their club record to sign him and the manager Roberto Martinez said Lukaku was “worth every penny

7. Luke Shaw

Southampton to Manchester United

Transfer fees: €34 million

Position: Defender

Nationality: England

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19-year-old defender Shaw joined Manchester United in a move that made him the fourth most expensive defender in the history. In fact, Shaw is a Chelsea fan but that doesn’t change the fact that making to the move to Manchester United, particularly under the shadow of the world-class coach Louis Van Gaal, the most exciting one he could make.

8. Adam Lallana

Southampton to Liverpool

Transfer fees: €31 million

Position: Midfielder

Nationality: England

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Another Southampton player who pastures new after breaking into the England National Team, the attacking midfielder Adam Lallana left St Mary’s after eight years of service. The two-footed, versatile Lallana can play in any position in support of the striker.

9. Lazar Markovic

Benfica (Portugal) to Liverpool

Transfer fees: €25 million

Position: Attacker

Nationality: Serbia

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The 20-year-old Serbia international winger Markovic is one of the most promising attacking players joining EPL this summer. Liverpool manager Brendon Rodgers hopes it will soften the blow of Luis Suarez’s departure. For Benfica, Markovic scored seven goals in 49 appearances in last season as the club won the domestic treble and reached the Europa League final.

10. Frank Lampard

New York City FC (USA) to Manchester City

Transfer fees: Loan

Position: Midfielder

Nationality: England

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After playing 13 years for Chelsea, the 36-year-old Frank Lampard is now leaving New York City FC, only to be immediately loaned to their sister club Manchester City. On September 21, the England midfielder will come up against his former Chelsea teammates for the first time.