You could say it’s the law of unintended consequences that football so often adheres to, or the ironic limits of limitless money alone in looking to evolve. Because, as Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe began to score and perform at a level not really seen in a teenager since the Brazilian Ronaldo, pretty much every major English club thought they had a chance of getting him due to the unprecedented level of money running through the competition. Instead, that money has really only pushed the 18-year-old towards Real Madrid, who are on the brink of again smashing the world transfer record by signing him for £161m.
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At this point, harping on about London rent and house prices seems almost as futile as trying to pin down your deadbeat landlord to finally deal with that leaky bathroom tap. In fact, the number of people fleeing London has reached a five-year high, with net departures to elsewhere in the UK reaching 93,300 people in the year to June 2016 - an increase of more than 80% on five years previously, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures. Unsurprisingly, those who live in the capital's richest boroughs are more likely to gravitate towards more affluent areas, with those fleeing Kensington and Chelsea tending to opt for Cambridge, Westminster escapees heading to Oxford and those from Hammersmith and Fulham opting for Elmbridge in Surrey, The Times reported.
The momentum of consumer spending has stalled badly, with real wages falling. A year on, Britain is the slowest-growing country in both the G7 and the EU28. In the first quarter of 2017, the UK grew 0.2%, whereas the eurozone grew by 0.6%. As a result of the Brexit vote and the economic uncertainty it unleashed, Britain is fast becoming the sick man of Europe.
Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he is not interested in what Jose Mourinho has to say about Liverpool after the Manchester United manager's revelation last week that the Reds and Premier League champions Chelsea will find it difficult this season with European football to contend with. Last season, Liverpool and Chelsea could focus their complete attention on the league because they had finished eighth and tenth respectively in the 2015/16 season.