Neil Lennon would be a good manager in the Premier League

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Is he worth the risk for Tottenham or Arsenal?

Date: 27th March 2014 at 6:55pm
Written by Christy Malyan

From West Ham to Arsenal, from Sunderland to Chelsea, almost  every Premier League club will be on the hunt for a star striker this summer. In a world of slight variations on the customary 4-5-1 formation European football now finds itself in, the role of the front-man, and subsequently, the dependency upon him to regularly contribute to the goal tally, is perhaps more intrinsically vital than it's ever previously been. But unfortunately for the English top flight, world-class front-men have been slipping though its grasp for some time. Last summer, the Premier League lost out on Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani, joining Monaco and PSG  respectively for near-identical £54million fees. Likewise, after much deliberation from Arsenal, Gonzalo Higuain was snapped up by Napoli for £37million, while Carlos Tevez, Mario Gomez, Fernando Llorente and Giuseppe Rossi also made the switch the Serie A. In January 2014, the much sought-after Robert Lewandowski announced intentions to switch his Bundesliga allegiances from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich via a bosman move at the end of the season. Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has just penned a new deal at the Bernabeu, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is widely expected to stay at PSG for at least another year,  and Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa is on the verge of signing his second contract extension of the season. Indeed,  for all of the Premier League's almighty, unrivalled wealth, its flagship striker-hungry clubs could be left facing bitter disappointment this summer purely due to the market's lack ... Read More


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