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3: Liverpool's "new signing" & the unsung Norwich City heroes propping up the Pukki Party

Liverpool will be aiming to make a title race statement against Arsenal and a certain "next-level" midfielder could tip the game in Jurgen Klopp's favour. Host Jake Entwistle was joined by regular guests Muhammad Butt, Will Hall and Sam Long on this week's episode to discuss the tactical battle at Anfield and preview the rest of the weekend's Premier League action. Will Antonio Conte's Inter disrupt the pecking order in Serie A and find a way to outdo Maurizio Sarri's huge Juventus squad?...


2: 'Chelsea can get excited about N'Golo Kante's Messi impression'

N'Golo Kante was everywhere during the Uefa Super Cup final – and the Frenchman's performance suggests that there are plenty of reasons for Chelsea to be positive about the 2019/20 season. Find out more about the Squawka Talker football podcast's new sponsors BetBull (https://betbull.sng.link/D4gbg/5500?pcn=Squawka) here. 18+ only. BeGambleAware (https://www.begambleaware.org/) TIMINGS: START - 00:13:29 | Liverpool's front three keep tricking us into thinking one is most important "The...


1: 10 predictions for the 2019/20 Premier League season

EPISODE TIMINGS: 00:04:21 - 00:15:30 | The Premier League 2019/20 title race "They are probably the best team in the world." 00:15:30 - 00:31:30 | Who qualifies for the 2020/21 Champions League? "Arsenal will do their best impression of 2017/18 Liverpool." 00:31:25 - 00:49:28 | Biggest threats to the top six "Player for player, Leicester and Everton are so even" 00:49:28 - 01:04:06 | Relegation candidates "Burnley have nailed down their survival formula" 01:04:06 - 01:11:40 | The surprise...


"It's easy to get backwards, but Liverpool's dependence on their front three isn't a weakness"

TIMINGS: 00:45 - 22:27 | Liverpool v Man City: Community Shield "KDB will be back in contention for Player of the Season" 22:27 - 44:28 | The 2019/20 Premier League new boys "All bets are off with Aston Villa... but they have the quality" 44:50 - 58:00 | Transfer talk "It's safe to say he probably won't be a Man United player come the new season"


"He'll be Arsenal's new double-pivot Santi Cazorla"

00:01:17 - 00:23:50 | Arsenal v Spurs - who's winning the North London transfer war? "If he settles at Arsenal, people will be baffled this guy isn't a world star already..." 00:23:50 - 00:32:00 | What to expect from West Ham's new and improved attack this season "In years to come, we will hopefully see him as a West Ham legend." 00:32:00 - 00:42:10 | What have we learned about Frank Lampard's Chelsea in pre-season? "Chelsea's starting XI will be the Premier League opening weekend's most...


'Rodgers has helped tick the boxes for Maguire’s Manchester move'

It really is transfer season. Jake Entwistle is joined by Muhammad Butt and the returning Will Hall as the Squawka Talker dives headfirst into the latest rumours. First, the Premier League: Why are Man Utd spending £60m+ on Harry Maguire? Can Leicester's midfield help them leapfrog the Red Devils? Should the 'Big Six' be worried about Everton and Wolves as well? We then take a trip to Germany to work out how Bayern Munich will replace two modern greats. Is Leroy Sane the God-Tier option? How...


Alexander-Arnold’s perfect mentor? The GOAT right-back is available for free

On the anniversary of Zidane's headbutt, the Squawka Talker begins with the birth of a new World Cup icon: Megan Rapinoe. Jake Entwistle is joined by Muhammad Butt and Sam Long to discuss the USA's record-breaking triumph, the impact of England's fourth-placed finish before sharing of a few of their favourite stats. We then move on to look at how Brazil's Copa America win could influence the transfer market this summer and the Ballon d'Or voting later in the year. The latest episode finishes...


'Lampard's Chelsea midfield set-up will be inspired by his Ancelotti days'

PART ONE: The 2019 Women's World Cup has its final four... 00:00:00 - 00:13:05 | England v USA: the Megan Rapinoe Show or the dawning of the Bronze Age? "England have mastered the most simple but deadliest move in football" 00:13:05 - 00:18:20 | Vivianne Miedema-jestic "Netherlands are set up to maximise the three key strengths of their squad" 00:17:29 - 00:22:16 | The Squawka Talker predictions "The USA have the smarts, the know-how and the ruthlessness to punish England" PART TWO: Jake's...


'Kieran Tierney's move to Arsenal almost makes too much sense'

Can England stop Norway's Player of the Tournament contender? Does Kieran Tierney represent a positive change in Arsenal's transfer strategy? Will João Félix continue Atlético Madrid's love affair with world-class forwards? Jake Entwistle is joined by Muhammad Butt, Will Hall and Sam Long to discuss tournaments, transfers and other things from the world of football. TIMINGS 00:02:00 - 00:10:15 | England showing signs of weakness? 'Lucy Bronze's instinctive brilliance settled the game for...


'Man Utd's galaxy brain move? Trade Pogba for two Real Madrid midfielders'

00:01:20 - 00:13:08 | 2019 World Cup showing Women's football doesn't need smaller goals? 'At a World Cup, gender isn't the only significant factor in height.' 00:13:08 - 00:18:50 | Argentina are NOT good 'The Copa America could bail out Barcelona' 00:18:50 - 00:29:30 | Sarri's Juventus 'Juventus fans will turn on Sarri - quickly - because of previous comments' 00:29:30 - 00:34:15 | Chelsea's Pep Guardiola: Super Frank or Jody Morris? 'The Guardiola success has stiffed over a few clubs that...


"It's time to talk about a potential Bernard'Or Silva."

Has Bernardo Silva emerged as the latest Ballon d'Or contender? The Squawka team is back to discuss how the inaugural Nations League Player of the Tournament bested Frenkie de Jong in the battle of the brilliant young(ish) midfielders. There's also a look at the most eye-catching performances of the Women's World Cup so far. Will anyone beat Wendie Renard in the air? Can Norway's dribble king beat anyone on the floor? Finally, Squawka Scout returns to look at the impact of Real Madrid's...


"Klopp must solve Wenger's dilemma to take Liverpool forward."

TIMINGS: 00:02:24 - 00:04:54 - Why was Champions League final so bad? 'Mane might have just started a trend for next season.' 00:04:54 - 00:12:33 - How did Liverpool actually win despite being 'shocking'? 'Liverpool effectively did what Barcelona tried and failed to do.' 00:12:33 - 00:17:17 - Should Harry Kane have started? "Pochettino made the mistake of taking off his best players." 00:17:17 - 00:23:54 - How does Jurgen Klopp improve Liverpool? "He has the mindset to attempt the...


Five things we think will happen in the 2019 Champions League final - and in the Europa League

Fresh from picking up a trophy of their own, the Squawka Talker returns to make their predictions for the showpiece all-English European finals. Will Dele beat Lampard and Gerrard to another record? Is Alexander-Arnold's Marcelo impression going to be enough to unleash Liverpool's own Didier Drogba? Will Lucas Moura be the man to finally dribble past Virgil van Dijk? There's also Europa League predictions involving some carefully crafted theories including Petr Cech, Eden Hazard and...


The season-defining story from each of Europe's top five leagues

**And now for something completely different (sort of).** This week's Squawka Talker tackles one of the biggest questions in football right now: how does Pep Guardiola make Manchester City's history-makers even better? BUT, looking beyond the Prem, each member of the team has been assigned one of the other divisions among Europe's top five leagues. Their task? To pick out the biggest story of the 2018/19 season in the Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1. Against all odds, one team...


"If Guardiola's to be believed, Liverpool lost the league with one result."

The Squawka Talker is back already, this time to review the 2018/19 Premier League season and look ahead to the upcoming Championship play-off semi-final deciders. **TIMINGS** **00:01:10 - 00:15:04: Is this Man City team English football's greatest club side ever?** _"Man City is built for Pep Guardiola. It's like Barcelona without the drama."_ **00:15:04 - 00:25:15: Did Liverpool 'bottle' it?** _"If Guardiola is to be believed, Liverpool lost the league with one result."_ **00:25:30: -...


10 things we think will happen on the final day of the 2018-19 Premier League season | BetBull

**_This week's Squawka Talker preview of the Premier League final day is brought to you by [BetBull](http://sqwk.at/FinalDayBBOffer), and it's a bit of a behemoth. _** Will Ederson v Alisson be decided? Or will we be robbed of the satisfaction by the Premier League's recent ruling? There's also so, so much more as we talk through every game along with the midweek Champions League drama up top. Do. Not. Miss. Out. **TIMINGS** **00:00:00-00.07.30 How did Liverpool do it?** "Andy Robertson was,...


"Like a broken mirror, Man Utd's top-knot curse lingers on"

We're previewing the Champions League semi-finals this week, after a little discussion of the Premier League's 'Big Six' and the current crises facing Borussia Dortmund and PSG. To do so, Squawka Talker host Jake Entwistle is joined by Will Hall, Sam Long and Muhammad Butt. **Man Utd 1-1 Chelsea: (00:01:38 - 00:12:49)** "Man Utd are still suffering from the curse of the top knot." "All three of Sarri's big Chelsea achievements so far have been tainted." **Can Leicester derail Man City's...


Squawka Talker Awards: Player of the Year to the Premier League’s biggest flop

**_Despite being a day later than usual, the latest Squawka Talker is well worth the wait…_** In this week's episode, host Jake Entwistle is joined by Muhammad Butt, Sam Long and Tom Green to make a Squawka Six shortlist for six new and improved Premier League awards: * Player of the Year * Young Player of the Year - done properly * Rookie of the Year - with a twist * Most Improved Player * Manager of the Year * Flop of the Year After discussing the quest for the best, the podcast fixes the...


"I can't think of any potential Arsenal signings that make more sense."

Jurgen Klopp has just cracked one puzzle at Liverpool, Arsenal are at the centre of one of the more believable transfer rumours ever and Man Utd face falling into a trap of their own devising. **This week's Squawka Talker team:** Jake Entwistle, Muhammad Butt, Sam Long and Will Hall ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ **TIMINGS:** **00:01:45 - 00:07:07** "Hazard needs someone to 'wall pass' with at Chelsea." **00:07:07 - 00:20:39** "Klopp's...


"Barcelona will rely on their 'Jon Snow' to deal with any Man Utd counter-attack"

Host Jake Entwistle is this week joined by Muhammad Butt, Sam Long and Will Hall to dig into Der Klassiker, look at La Liga and predict the upcoming Champions League quarter-finals. **TIMINGS** **Section One:** **Bayern 5-0 Borussia Dortmund – 0:00:00-0:09:00** Bundesliga title race over? Have Dortmund missed their chance? Who has the hardest run-in? **Barcelona 2-0 Atletico Madrid – 0:09:30-0:24:20** Coutinho's troubles continue Does Dembele walk straight back into the side? Pique's...