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Defying expectations: Luton, Eze, Tevez and Bradley

If Luton stay up is Rob Edwards the manager of the season? Tom, Martin, Gregor and Jonny discuss. Kenilworth Road has become the awkward advantage that many pundits thought it would be, and Ross Barkley is providing flashes of inspiration.

At Selhurst park it is the Eze and Olise show, just how good are they? Sticking with attacking flair Ange-ball is back in full flow at Spurs, will Postecoglou take Tottenham into the Champions league?

After the break its Liverpool and their title chances and life after Jurgen Klopp, plus a remarkable tail of a very unlikely manager…Carlos Tevez.

Timeline:

Luton

2’ If Luton stay up, Rob Edwards is manager of the season.

3’ they playing good football, they’ve revitalised ross Barkley and lost their captain to a cardiac arrest.

5’ Rob Edwards has got the best out of his players. Played positive football and recovered from a poor start.

7’ They have harnessed community spirit and togetherness.

8’ Kenilworth road is a completely different environment to any other premier league ground.

10’ Still ow down on XG but Carlton Morris and Adebayo have stepped up.

11’ Don’t underestimate Ross Barkley’s influence.

13’ A dip for Brighton, have they sold too many players?

 

Palace; the Eze and Olise show

17’ Eze creates goals out of nothing.

18’ They do the unorthodox and show there is still a value in the game for that.

19’ both were rejected by other clubs…

21’ Eze is an X factor player, he’s in the England squad, he’s doing better than Grealish this season.

 

Spurs

25’ Ange does not take backwards step, there will be problems, but he seems to have come through it.

26’ Still only 8 points off the top. In the top four.

27’ Martin on Postecoglou “If he gets them in the champions league he’s done a fabulous job.”

28’ This man has added to the gayety of nations, no doubt about it.


 

Tevez – worlds least likely manager

31’ crazy character, very open, loved his family and Argentina.

34’ Tevez unlikely rise to management. Got Independiente winning and playing high press football.

36’ will he, could he come the Premier League…?

37’ Always the players you don’t suspect who become good managers.

39’ He has brought in neuroscience and a school teacher. A kind calm man.


Liverpool v Chelsea

42’ Connor Bradley, the player that puts alexander Arnold into midfield.

43’ Liverpool a squad refreshed, Klopp is leaving a gift.

45’ Lets wait and see on Alonso.

46’ Postecoglou is the ideal replacement for Klopp

49’ Hardest job is replacing Klopp’s relationship with the fans.

51’ Liverpool could steamroller Arsenal…Gregor thinks otherwise, Liverpool could be tested going the other way.


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