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  1. Cy$

    Cy$ Well-Known Member

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    #461 Cy$, Sep 24, 2016
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    what league would you call the most competitive then?

    La Liga? Real Madrid and Barcelona
    Budesliga? Bayern and rarely Dortmund
    Italy? Juventus
    France? PSG
     
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  2. shagcarpetjesus

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    MLS, baby!!!!!!
     
  3. tm3308

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    There are better teams at the top in other leagues (Real, Barca, Bayern), but the EPL has way more depth than the other leagues. It's not even close.
     
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  4. ISUCY23

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    I'm not really sure to be honest. If you're talking strictly about the top leagues in Europe, I suppose it would have to be the Premier League. I guess it kind of depends on how you interpret what a competitive league is. All of the top leagues have the same couple of teams with the most money win about every year. Where a league like MLS has a lot more parity because it has a salary cap. Obviously, the quality isn't on the same level as those leagues, but it's not the same team winning every year.

    And I'm not saying I don't enjoy the Premier League, I watch it quite often, but I just don't think it is the most competitive. I'm just being nit-picky though, I suppose.
     
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  5. dafarmer

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    Bundesliga or La Liga. At least you can watch the World Cup champions and their stars.
     
  6. Cy$

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    pretty cool. Also nice win for Arsenal
     
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  8. shagcarpetjesus

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    Bob Bradley is taking over at Swansea.
     
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  9. tim_redd

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    I wonder if he picked up any nice clothing while he was in France, or will he still wear sweatpants?
     
  10. Cy$

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    welcome to the premier league Bob
     
  11. Bigman38

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    Pretty cool to see an american on the sideline
     
  12. Deanster

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    I hate Diego Costa.

    That is all.
     
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  13. CloneFan4

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    He's a complete tool. Even some of the Chelsea fans I know are growing tired of him.
     
  14. dafarmer

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    How does Kane get open and score that much. Favored player?
     
  15. CloneFan4

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    Serious rumblings of Max Allegri and Arsenal being in close contact. This would be an absolute dream hire. Other possible candidates to replace Wenger include Touchel (would love this also), Hasenhuttl (wouldn't be against this), Howe (not a fan), and Diego Simeone (another dream hire).

    So giddy over the possibility of finally replacing Wenger. With that said he'll probably spurn me saying this and sign an extension within the week.
     
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  16. Deanster

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    I don't know how Wenger has made it this long... especially in a league where the average length of a manager seems to be about 1-2 seasons. Arsenal have had some pretty loaded teams in years past, but always seem to underachieve.
     
  17. tim_redd

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    He's good.
     
  18. 3TrueFans

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    He's definitely using the glory days when Henry was the best player in the world to extend his career longer than it probably should have been. But there is something to be said for being a contender and never finished outside the top 4 for 20+ years, it's not like any manager could do that.
     
  19. Deanster

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    Very true. But for the sake of debate, consistently finishing top 4 without winning the title could mean time for a change. As a Liverpool fan though, I'd take top 4 every year! Especially after the depressing start to 2017....
     
  20. 3TrueFans

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    I think it probably is time for a change, just as long as people realize that while it's possible that making a change wins us the league at some point soon, finishing below 4th is also a real possibility.
     

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