Over the years the Premier League has produced players who have turned into superstars, giants who have turned into legends and magicians have who turned into maestros. However, there have always been some players who did not realise their true potential at their respective clubs and faded out. Today we look at some players that can impress at other clubs.
3. Riyad Mahrez
💫 Riyad Mahrez in the Champions League this season:
👕 5 apps
⚽️ 1 goal
🎯 4 assists
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Algerian right winger Riyad Mahrez made a blunder when he joined Manchester City for 61 million pounds this summer. In a team full with players who can dominate the right flank, Mahrez has found game time hard to come by. He has to regularly compete with Bernardo Silva, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling for a place in the team.
The more sensible move for Mahrez would have been to neighbours Manchester United who are in desperate need of a right winger. Mahrez was brilliant with Leicester City and United will only be too delighted to have him.
The question, however, is “would Manchester City let one of their own go to the enemy ranks?”
2. Paul Pogba
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The Frenchman showed us all how destructive he can be for his country in the FIFA World Cup in Russia but somehow, has lacked that ruthlessness while turning up for Manchester United. Tiffs with manager Jose Mourinho have only made it worse for him.
Demanding a more attacking position in midfield and not getting one, Pogba will never truly succeed at Old Trafford and he needs to move to some other club very soon if he has to realise his potential.
1. Marko Arnautovic
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West Ham United’s Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic’s is another classic case in this scenario. The Hammers are just six points off the relegation zone and if they go down, another talent will be lost. The 29-year-old has scored five goals in the Premier League so far and shown glimpses of his poaching abilities.
Arnautovic has a lot to offer and needs to move to a bigger club if he does not want his talent to go waste. Just like Xherdan Shaqiri did in the summer, Arnautovic too needs to go to a club in the top 6 and play regular European football to test himself.
He was a part of the Inter Milan team for a brief period as a loanee and must be itching to play top-flight football again.