What We Learned From the Premier League Teams’ Friendlies

As we edge closer to the official return of the Premier League, the players and coaching staffs of the clubs are hard at work to ensure they are ready for the challenge both physically and mentally.

Some of the leading EPL squads were put to the test over the weekend and in this piece, I share a brief overview of the exhibition matches they played and what were the main aspects to take away from their respective performances.

Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskajer and his staff opted to stage a game between two 11-men squads made up of the first-team players.

Harry Maguire captained the side wearing red, while Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes was captain of the “away” team.

There’s not a lot to say about the game itself. The tempo was a bit low and there weren’t too man...
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