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Premier League Player Watch: Alisson Becker

Our pro coaches give their verdict on new Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, who keeps Manchester City stopper Ederson out of the Brazil team and who joins Jurgen Klopp at Anfield a year after Mo Salah made the same move from AS Roma
Michael Appleton

Cut short

Former Leicester City assistant manager Michael Appleton on starting his coaching career at West Brom and taking the tough route in management via Portsmouth, Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers before finding the right fit at Oxford United

Premier League Player Watch: Naby Keita

The defensive dynamism of N’Golo Kante but with an attacking edge to match – can Naby Keita be the final piece in the jigsaw as Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool launch a serious assault on the Premier League?
Ian Burchnall

Without a name

Östersunds FK might have lost one Englishman in Graham Potter, but they’ve gained another in former Viking FK manager Ian Burchnall. Here, he talks about the challenges he’s faced to make it in the pro game

La Liga Player Watch: Vinicius Junior

With Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane both gone, Real Madrid are looking to a new generation of galacticos in their perennial battle with Barcelona – can the exciting young Brazilian Vinicius Junior rise to the task?
Slavisa Jokanovic

The feeling

Slavisa Jokanovic on a coaching career characterised by decisions that have come from the inside