Premier League News, Updates, Discussions - 2020/21 Season Open Thread

OFFICIAL: Kelechi Ịheanachọ has been named Premier League Player of the Month for March.

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:soccer: vs. Burnley
:soccer: vs. Brighton
:soccer::soccer::soccer: vs. Sheffield United

Kelechi Ịheanachọ scored more Premier League goals in March than any other player. :trophy:

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Thomas Tuchel is named Premier League Manager of the Month after an unbeaten start as Chelsea manager :raised_hands::raised_hands::raised_hands:

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:no_entry: Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea
:no_entry: Chelsea 2-0 Everton
:no_entry: Leeds 0-0 Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel’s side did not concede a single Premier League goal in March.

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Chelsea in the Premier League in March:

◉ 21 shots faced
◉ 6 shots on target faced
◉ 1.01 Expected Goals conceded
◉ 0 goals conceded

Incredible numbers.

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“I am really happy to have received this award and I believe it is a great achievement for everybody at the club who is involved in putting the team together to play each week.”

Thomas Tuchel

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Erik Lamela’s rabona in the North London Derby wins PL Goal of the Month for March. Any excuse :play_or_pause_button:

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Tuchel on Werner:

“Timo wanted to do extra training on finishing yesterday but I sent him in and said your body, your brain knows how to score so don’t worry it will come.

If a women does not want to go out to dinner with you you cannot force her, step back and it will come.”
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BREAKING: Kevin de Bruyne signs a contract extension with Manchester City to 2025 :writing_hand:

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Pep: signed to 2023
KDB: signed to 2025

Manchester City’s mission continues :hourglass_flowing_sand:

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Kevin De Bruyne has created more chances (454) and provided more assists (67) than any other player in the Premier League since the start of the 2016/17 season.

Tied down for four more years. :writing_hand:

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KDB’s Man City career so far:

:black_small_square: 255 games, 65 goals and 105 assists
:black_small_square: 2x Premier League
:black_small_square: 4x League Cup
:black_small_square: FA Cup
:black_small_square: Community Shield
:black_small_square: PFA Player of the Year
:black_small_square: 2x PL Playmaker Award
:black_small_square:Premier League POTY
:black_small_square: 3x Man City POTY
:black_small_square: Tied the PL single season assist record

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Kevin De Bruyne’s 2019/20 campaign was special:

☉ Most assists
☉ Most goals+assists
☉ Most through balls
☉ Most chances created
☉ Most Big Chances created
☉ Most open-play chances created
☉ Most goals from outside the box

King Kevin is here to stay.

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OFFICIAL: Arsenal have confirmed that Kieran Tierney has sustained ligament damage to his left knee and will be out for 4-6 weeks.

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No Arsenal player has created more chances in the Premier League this season than Kieran Tierney (29).

A huge miss for the Gunners. :grimacing:

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52m - Jesse Lingard’s goal against Wolves on Monday night saw him carry the ball 52 metres before firing past Rui Patrício, the furthest a player has travelled with the ball before scoring in the Premier League this season.

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:red_circle: Man Utd are the first PL team to have two 20+ goalscorers in all competitions this season – Bruno Fernandes (24) & Marcus Rashford (20)

Direct goal involvements for Man Utd this season:
Bruno Fernandes - 24⚽️ 14🅰️
Marcus Rashford - 20⚽️ 11🅰️

Both enjoying excellent campaigns. :raised_hands:

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OFFICIAL: Norwich City have been promoted to the Premier League.

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