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TRIBAL TRENDS - TOP 5: Arsenal fans celebrate Alexis stay hint; Liverpool boss Klopp 'kills' Lovren; AC Milan star Bonucci's Chelsea revelation;

It's that time of the week again where we look back over the past seven days and check out what articles Tribal readers have fancied the most.

Overall, we've got stories about all the major clubs including Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea.

Well things have started to look rosier at the Emirates over the past week. A gritty away win over Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night was then followed up with an emphatic 5-2 win over Everton on Sunday.

Prior to the match, Alexis Sanchez chose to post a photo with him wearing an Arsenal kit, accompanied by the caption: "A winner is just a loser that tried it one more time."

The attacking trio of Alexis, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette was on display for the first time, and their stunning performance proved they can be formidable in the future.

So when Gooners fans saw this story posted they understandably went nuts.

More social media action; this time from Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren.

The Mirror reported that the Croatian withdrew the word 'Liverpool' from his Instagram bio as well changing his profile picture and disabling comments to his account.

Players can't hide from fans criticism after the advent of social media and Lovren thought he'd get one step ahead after his horrible performance in the Reds 4-1 loss to Tottenham on Sunday.

He was dragged after half an hour of play, so you can imagine the abuse he would of received.

But not everyone agreed with the substitution.

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel told Sky Sports that Jurgen Klopp was 'killing' Lovren's confidence by taking him off when he did.

Klopp was receiving jibes from every angle during the week as Jose Mourinhocontinued his mind games with the German.

Speaking after his side's win over Benfica on Tuesday, the Manchester United boss sarcastically praised Liverpool's 'amazing' defensive work during their 0-0 draw.

And finally, a stunning story for Chelsea fans emerged out of Italy this week.

According to Juventus news website Il Bianconeri, Leonardo Bonucciagreed a move to Stamford Bridge after having dinner with Antonio Conte in Turin.

The 30-year-old instead decided to join AC Milan, where his form has been anything but impressive - you might have dodged one there Blues fans.

Top 5 Tribalfootball stories - October 18 - 24

1. Arsenal ace Alexis drops stunning stay hint

2. Dejan Lovren takes drastic Liverpool action on social media

3. Liverpool boss Klopp accused of 'killing' Lovren

4. Man Utd boss Mourinho takes fresh aim at 'amazing' Klopp tactics

5. REVEALED: Bonucci AGREED to Chelsea move during Conte dinner meeting

- We also identified where exactly our readers are searching for -


The top 5 stories being searched through Google over the past week are as follows:

1. Ronaldo amazing charity work: Real's superstar

2. Man Utd, Barca target Griezmann prepared to quit Atleti in January

3. Thiago tells Barca: Forget Coutinho. Sign me!

4. Costa tells Juve fans: I'm still settling in

5. Man Utd legend Neville: The day Schmeichel apologised to me


And the top five referrals from everybody's favourite social media platform, Facebook:

1. Reds go official: Don't follow Sadio Mane account

2. Lovren takes drastic L'Pool action on social media

3. Reds boss Klopp accused of 'killing' Lovren

4. Man Utd boss Mou takes fresh aim at amazing Klopp tactics

5. Reds ace Salah rejects stunning Egyptian gift

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