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Premier League player watch: Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold was named Premier League Player of the Month for December. We assess the talents of a player competing with Kyle Walker and Aaron Wan-Bissaka for an England starting spot
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Premier League player watch: Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford is producing his finest form, at a time when an injury to Tottenham's Harry Kane threatens England's ambitions. Our coaches assess whether Manchester United should play him wide, or as their leading striker
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Coach watch: Nigel Pearson

Watford have been given the unlikeliest hope of survival since Nigel Pearson’s appointment as manager. Ahead of their fixture at Bournemouth, our professional coaches analyse the secrets behind his success
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Premier League player watch: Wesley

Aston Villa broke their transfer record to sign Brazilian Wesley from Club Brugge for £22m in the hope that he could prove the difference in their battle for survival. Our professional coaches assess the qualities his injury will rob them of
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Premier League player watch: Sadio Mané

Sadio Mané was named the Premier League's player of the month for November, following another fine series of performances. Our professional coaches assess what makes the former Southampton forward so important to Champions League winners Liverpool, and Jürgen Klopp
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Fantasy preview: ruthless Rashford

In Liverpool's absence, Manchester United, Manchester City, Leicester, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham will attempt to capitalise by securing victories that would take them closer to the league leaders. Our professional coaches examine those likely to excel
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Fantasy preview: Fox in the box

Liverpool host Watford, Manchester United play Everton and Manchester City go to Arsenal. But fantasy managers could find joy in selections from Leicester City, Sheffield United and Crystal Palace
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Fantasy preview: Dele’s back

Manchester City at home to Manchester United is the pick of the weekend fixtures, but offers a fantasy puzzle. Our experts fancy Tottenham and Crystal Palace could prove the teams to follow
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Fantasy preview: Get the Vardy started

Liverpool host Everton and Manchester City go to Burnley, so second-placed Leicester City and Jamie Vardy could be the ones to follow this fantasy midweek. Sheffield United and Southampton are also worth noting, say our pro coaches
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