The past decade has seen tremendous growth in the Premier League as clubs continue to record huge revenues as a result of the popularity of the league. within this period of time the Premier League has seen some of the best defenders play in the league to tremendous effect.
The art of defending is an important aspect in football as although attack wins matches but defense wins championships. We have curated a list of the best defenders that played in the EPL in the past decade in no order.
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Former Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini stated that the club should hold to Rafael Benitez for as long as they can. He said that he is the manager that can help them stay in the Premier League and that it is important that he remains at the head of the club.
He believes that there is no way that the club will progress if there is no investment in new players and that they will need the experience of a good manager if they are to remain in the Premier Leauge. He said that Rafael Benitez has shown his experience by taking them back to the Premier League and that it will be a mistake if they try to replace the man.
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Federico Fernandez is showing early signs he could go on to be a hero at Newcastle United or even be the next Fabricio Coloccini.
Newcastle snapped up Fernandez from just relegated Swansea City in the summer and it would definitely be an understatement to suggest that the club’s fans did not quite expect him to be so good.
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The Rio Gallegos branch of River Plate got official by the institution “Millionaire” and to celebrate it, they got the visit of Fernando Cavenaghi, idol for the fans of the club who also agreed to be the sponsor of the subsidiary. “El Torito” arrived on Friday in the city, but his main appointment was made last night, when he was part of a dinner with fans that River Plate bought their ticket to dine together and remember great moments.
However, in the previous session, Fernando gave a press conference with Mario Argenta (member of the River Board of Directors), Juan Carlos Amabile (President of River Plate Subsidiaries), Sebastián Fernández (President of the Río Gallegos branch) and Sergio Cisneros (Vice President of the subsidiary).
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With Newcastle being assured of a top flight status next term, the can begin planning for the coming season. Those plans would involve Ayoze Perez who has been very good for the team this season. He has gradually adjusted to the demands of the Premier League, even as he did last term in the Championship.
He has struggled for consistency in the past but he seemed to have really stepped up now. Benitez has helped him become a danger-man in the ranks at Tyneside. He scored against Arsenal to become the top scorer for the team this season and netted in his third straight Premier League game. the victory for Rafa Benitez and his boys helped them get the required 40 points and four successive wins. Continue reading Perez Could Be A PL Performer For Magpies
Liverpool legend Peter Crouch says he would never forget the day he lost his two front teeth. The Premier League star shared his opinion on the use of elbow in aerial combat. Andy Carroll’s use of elbow at Vicarage Road against Watford has been a subject of intense debate lately.
Players are known to use every advantage in their arsenal to get over their marker in aerial duels. This includes using their bodies to shove, pushing, or using elbows. Crouch, in his piece for SportMail, admitted that he has caught people with his arms and elbows but that he has never intentionally hurt a fellow professional.
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Former Newcastle United skipper Fabricio Coloccini is available in the market barely a year after exiting the club. The player decided to return to his boyhood club San Lorenzo after the club sunk to the Championship division.
Coloccini opted to see his career off at the club after agreeing a three year deal with the side. He told Coach Rafa Benitez that he wanted to leave and then he spoke to the fans at a press conference. He left the club amicably as he sought a decent end to his career. Continue reading COLOCCINI AVAILABLE A YEAR AFTER LEAVING NEWCASTLE
Former Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini is excited about his former team and said that it is a great thing that they are back in the Premier League. He said that this is important for the fans as they have been following the team whether they are in the Premier League or the Championship.
It is important however that the club keeps Rafael Benitez as manager and that they provide him the necessary fund to build a team that can challenge the other Premier League sides. Continue reading Coloccini excited for Newcastle United
FabricioColoccini and Jonas Gutierrez worked alongside each other a few years ago when both were performing in the English club Newcastle United.
They joined Newcastle United on 2008 until 2015 which is the year when Coloccini decided to make his way out of the St. James Park as he made his return to Argentina.
Jonas Gutierrez would make his return to Argentina on 2016 and has turned into a competitor for FabricioColoccini as each one of them are attempting to do the best that they can with their respective clubs.
San Lorenzo is the Argentinean club that FabricioColoccini decided to make a return to after leaving Newcastle United but his playing career has been hit with a huge blow as the 35 year defender has sustained a string of injuries which has left him out of action for a significantly long period of time.
Even without having the consistent services of Coloccini, San Lorenzo has still managed to stay in the top 10 spots of the top tier Argentinean League, Primera Division while Jonas Gutierrez on the other hand is making more appearances with Defensa y Justicia but they have never managed to enter the higher echelon of the Primera Division.
After Coloccini opted to leave St. James Park, the veteran defender wrote an emotional letter in which he penned his emotions and experiences in relation to Newcastle United and one of the things that Fabricio Coloccini said was that he would like to make a return to the English club maybe not as an Iaeger Football actual player but just playing a role in some way or another
Taking into consideration that Coloccini is already 35 years old, it’s difficult to imagine seeing him coming back to Newcastle United as an actual player but more probable as a staff member.