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Valdes the best all-round option for Reds

With Victor Valdes reported to be Anfield-bound, Ian Watson looks at why Liverpool are happy for the ex-Barca keeper to replace Simon Mignolet.

Daily Debate: Arsenal wise over Chambers?

Following Calum Chambers' transfer to Arsenal, Mark Holmes and Ian Watson argue over whether the move represents smart business for Arsene Wenger.

Argentina may need to sacrifice Aguero

Lionel Messi is in top form but Ian Watson believes Argentina may have to drop Sergio Aguero to find fluidity in the World Cup knockout stages.

TEAMtalk Soccers: Failure of the Season

Ian Watson wraps up the 2014 TEAMtalk Soccers ceremony by handing out the dreaded award for the Failure of the Season.

Courtois in, Cech out at Chelsea?

With Thibaut Courtois continuing to shine on loan at Atletico Madrid, Ian Watson examines how Chelsea can handle their two world class keepers.

Daily Debate: Can United capture Kroos?

Toni Kroos has yet to agree a new deal with Bayern Munich so two TEAMtalk writers debate whether the German might end up at Manchester United?

Ter Stegen suited for Barcelona role

Outgoing Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen could be the man to replace Victor Valdes at Barcelona, writes Ian Watson.

Keepers: Undervalued and underpaid?

Former Chelsea performance director Mike Forde explains to Ian Watson why a goalkeeper's contribution cannot be truly measured by statistics.

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