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Exclusive: “He is Not Afraid to Change Things” – Routledge on Former Manager Graham Potter

Graham Potter has been backed by his former Swansea City player, Wayne Routledge, to be a major success at Chelsea if he is given time. Former Brighton boss Potter was appointed Chelsea’s new manager earlier this month following the shock departure of Thomas Tuchel from Stamford Bridge. Potter began his tenure at Chelsea with a…

Exclusive | Saha Recommends Spell on Sidelines for “Under Pressure” Maguire

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha speaks to Compare.bet in the build-up to the Red Devils’ Europa League clash with Real Sociedad.

Exclusive | Louis Saha’s Contract Renewal Message to Kane: “This Squad Can Win Trophies”

Former Spurs striker Louis Saha spoke exclusively to Compare.bet amidst rumours linking club captain Harry Kane with a move to Bayern Munich.

Warren Barton on Newcastle: “There’s a Warmth, a Different Atmosphere – How It Used to Be”

This is a new dawn at Newcastle United. For the first time in 15 years, St James’ Park is a place for harbouring hope and optimism. The days of fearing relegation are over, in theory at least. It is quite the contrast to this time last year. At that stage, it felt as though Newcastle…

Emmanuel Petit Exclusive: “Embarrassing” Ronaldo Needs To Be the Godfather, Not a Diva

Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit spoke exclusively with Compare.bet ahead of the first round of fixtures in the 2022/23 Premier League season.

“Fans Want Rodgers to Find That Magic Formula Once Again” – Why This Season is Crucial for Leicester

This is a huge season for Leicester City. During the last three years, the Foxes have been on an impressive journey, challenging for Champions League soccer and winning the FA Cup. In an era of state ownership and cynicism, their rise has been organic.  In 2016, they completed arguably the most romantic underdog story ever…

“The Premier League Will Get a Huge Dose of What a Proper Club Looks Like” – How Nottingham Forest Fans See Their Top Flight Return

For a certain generation of soccer fans, Nottingham Forest’s return to the Premier League is a correction in the universe; one of the English game’s elite back in their rightful place.  It has been 23 years in the lower league wilderness for this once great institution. But after beating Huddersfield Town in the Championship playoff…

“He Had Everything” – How a Teenage James Milner Showed He Belongs on Liverpool’s Stage

On Saturday evening, you’re unlikely to see James Milner’s name in Liverpool’s starting lineup. Liverpool are going for their seventh European Cup win in Paris against a Real Madrid side hunting for their 14th. It’s the proverbial clash of the titans, and all being well, Jürgen Klopp will have no need to call on the…

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Why Guardiola Really Wanted to Sign Erling Haaland

Pep Guardiola won’t admit it, but there’s something he’s wanted since arriving at Manchester City in the summer of 2016. Something he hasn’t, until now, managed to achieve. For all of City’s domination of English soccer under the Spaniard, he has never signed an elite striker; consistently batting away the question whenever asked. When Sergio…

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“He’s proven them wrong” – Former Chelsea Scout on the Rise of Declan Rice

Declan Rice is on top of the world right now. On Thursday evening, he’ll step out against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League semi final, the biggest night in West Ham United’s modern history and his club career to date. But the noise surrounding him echoes much further than the east end of London. With…

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Glen Johnson Exclusive: Liverpool Need ‘Gerrard-Like’ Bellingham

Following England’s midweek friendly against Ivory Coast, former Liverpool and Chelsea right-back Glen Johnson spoke exclusively with Compare.bet. The former England international, who also played for Portsmouth, urged Jürgen Klopp to sign Jude Bellingham, who he compared to club legend Steven Gerrard. He also spoke about Barcelona as a possible landing spot for top scorer…

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“Being His Club Was a Badge of Honour” – Life After Bielsa at Leeds and Picking Up the Pieces

Harry De Cosemo speaks to Leeds fan and soccer writer Nestor Watach about life after Marcelo Bielsa.