August 2016 Recap: Deadline Day, Premier League Start, Schweinsteiger Farewell

In a cool hour we talk through the biggest topics of the past month in English & European football, including panic buys on deadline day, positive and negative surprise starts in the Premier League, a quick look at the upcoming group stage in the Champions League and the somewhat underwhelming farewell to one of the greats the past decade has seen.

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Here are the minutes:

  • 0:00:00 Intro
  • 0:01:20 Panic buys on deadline day? Are Arsenal getting left behind?
  • 0:06:00 Have the top 3 been tested? Pep’s early influence?
  • 0:11:30 British players abroad? How good is Joe Hart really?
  • 0:16:00 A place for Schweinsteiger? Sissoko a statement buy?
  • 0:21:00 Will It Last? Everton, Hull, Middlesbrough
  • 0:26:15 Too Early to Worry? Arsenal, West Ham, Stoke
  • 0:33:20 How would Everton rank in the Bundesliga? Leverkusen & Gladbach in the CL?
  • 0:40:00 Schweinsteiger farewell, Donnarumma debut
  • 0:45:45 Prediction game standings & punishment; Fantasy update
  • 0:52:30 Movies: Snowpiercer, The Lobster, Star Trek Beyond

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