Britain’s decision to leave Europe has sent shock waves around the world. While the economy stagnates and the pound falls, the move to ‘leave’ the EU could cause massive changes in the Premier League. Despite their multi-million wages and fancy cars, Premier League footballers are first and foremost employees of their respective clubs. Those who originate from outside Britain were previously allowed free movement into England’s top flight. With the decision to cede from the union, clubs will now have to attain work permits and constantly renew contracts to keep their top European stars. FA Chairman Greg Dyke told BBC Sport, “Clubs could suddenly find players are much more expensive because the pound is worth less.” The effect of this has already been noted in Manchester United’s pursuit for Henrikh Mkhitariyan, as Dortmund initial valuation has risen in terms of pounds, while remaining the same in Euros. Until the pound climbs back to a position of stability and security, net values of top Premiership clubs […]

Chelsea and Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas talks about Round of 16 clash with Italy and hopes that he can help shift his future manager Antonio Conte’s  attention to the Blues sooner rather than later. In a recent interview with Gazzetta World, Fabregas spoke about his future boss and his side’s chances against Italy on Monday. When asked about his incoming manager, the Spaniard had only good things to say. On being asked whether he knew Conte prior to the announcement, the 29-year-old claimed that he had watched Conte’s Juventus side win and that he liked them. “I liked his Juventus side and I had watched them win, though I didn’t tune in every week. I’ve watched more of them recently and he’s also done a great job with the national team,” he said. Fabregas and Conte had interacted after the Azzurri coach was confirmed as Chelsea’s next manager and when questioned about what he could reveal about his conversation with the current […]