Episode: One World Sports: Premier League Problems and Calcio Collisions

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One World Sports: Premier League Problems and Calcio Collisions
Deep into the summer transfer period there are leagues already underway and Champions League battles already begun, but inside England and Italy there are powerful undercurrents and huge shifts underway that will not only have an impact on late player deals, but also send signals that change could be in the air for some big clubs and some big spenders. Joining Anto first in this edition is Robbie Earle of NBC Sports to take a look at difficult two weeks for Jose Mourinho at Chelsea and we explore whether there are some behind the scenes elements affecting the defending champions, whether the late transfer market moves at Manchester United have become derailed due to a miscalculation over the David De Gea issues with Real Madrid. We also dig into the key indicators at Arsenal, Everton and a surprising Swansea City look to define their seasons around early trends that have either emerged or resurfaced over the first two weeks. Then in part two, David Amoyal of GianlucaDiMarzio.com and ESPN FC joins the show to preview what is lining up to be the most competitive and balanced Serie A in years with plenty of new names, fresh money and huge anticipation across the league. We examine the favorites, the wildcards, the potential disappointments and many of the key storylines that will define calcio in 2015-16.

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