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Antonio Conte has refurbished Chelsea

A number of rival fans laughed off Chelsea’s chances of winning the Premier League after they appointed Antonio Conte as manager during the summer. Why not? Conte had not achieved anything significant in his time as manager of Italy. Read More »

Premier League week 17: Two big games and other things to look out for this weekend

Well, after the midweek fixtures which caused some upsets, league football will continue to thrill us for the second time in the same week. The Premier League has entered into its busy festive period, and the halfway mark of the season is not far away now. This weekend features some tasty battles. Read More »

Why perspective is needed after Arsenal’s 2-1 loss at Goodison

It’s actually happened, after weeks of predictions and foreshadowing, Arsenal has finally lost a game. In a period where Arsenal’s title credentials were going to be critically examined, the Gunners have failed the first test. I know the common reaction is to scream doom & gloom and predict another season of abject failure, but I’m here to put a more positive ... Read More »

Two Manchester United players linked with Everton, and they’d drastically improve Koeman’s side

Over recent weeks, it feels as though Jose Mourinho has already made his mind up on a couple of players whom he wants to move on. Everton FC is clearly interested in both of the pair, and it’d be two great bits of business for everyone involved if the deal does indeed go through. Read More »

Cesar Azpilicueta; A rare gem bought on the cheap

On Tuesday, Cesar Azpilicueta signed a three-and-half-year contract extension with Chelsea. The Spaniard has been such a rock at the back for the Blues. One begins to wonder how much Chelsea had to part with in order to get such a solid defender tied down. Read More »

Dimitri Payet must return to his best to salvage West Ham’s season

After their impressive campaign last time around, West Ham United have failed to maintain those high standards this season. Dimitri Payet is undoubtedly the club’s most important player, but the Frenchman’s performance levels have also fallen. Read More »

5 Premier League teams that would gladly welcome Mikel

Mikel John Obi has not kicked a ball in competitive football for Chelsea since pre-season in August (not even for the reserves). The Nigerian has been overly overlooked this term. Obviously, John’s trophy-laden career at SW6 is up! Read More »

Why the Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil contract situation is worrying

If reports and Wenger’s cagey press conferences are to be believed, Arsenal are in trouble, big trouble. The club is in serious danger of losing their two most precious assets. Alexis Sánchez & Mesut Özil are both openly in new contract talks with Arsenal, but the talks do not seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. Read More »

What does Henrikh Mkhitaryan injury mean for Manchester United?

For the Manchester United fans, victory over Tottenham was bitter-sweet. It was nice to see their side win in the Premier League for the first time since the start of November. But the sight of star midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan being stretchered off the field of play after he collided with Tottenham left-back Danny Rose could have been anything but pleasant. Read More »

10 biggest stats from Matchday 15 of the Premier League

Chelsea continued their remarkable turnaround under Antonio Conte with their ninth consecutive win against West Brom on Sunday. Arsenal and Manchester United were also victorious but that wasn’t the case for Liverpool and Manchester City, who dropped points. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne – From Chelsea outcast to Premier League star

In the world of football, we have seen many times when a particular player doesn’t get enough opportunities at a big club and then seeks a move away. Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Alvaro Morata, Mohamed Salah, all of them had two things in common; One – they all had huge potential; Two – they were ignored by their original clubs. ... Read More »

Manchester City fans roast Pep Guardiola after humiliating loss to Leicester

Manchester City suffered their third Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday at the hands of reigning champions Leicester City. It was an epic display from the hosts, who reminded everyone what they’re capable of by winning 4-2 at the King Power Stadium, thus subjecting Pep Guardiola’s team to their second successive Premier League loss.  Read More »

Premier League: Five reasons to look forward to this weekend’s action

The Premier League is entering its 15th game. We have already seen some bewildering results and some crazy upsets in the English top flight this season. This weekend features some important mid-table and low-table clashes. So, here are the five reasons that will get you fired up for the coming weekend. Read More »

What’s going wrong at Southampton?

Southampton Football Club has been eliminated from the Europa League last night, after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Hapoel Beer Sheva, a team 68 places below them in the UEFA Club Rankings. Read More »

Victims of their own success?

The life of a professional football player is arguably one of the toughest professions that there is. Yes, there is the money, the glamour and the overall perceived better lifestyle. Read More »

December will be make-or-break for Swansea manager Bob Bradley

Under-fire Swansea City manager Bob Bradley recently received a vote of confidence from chairman Huw Jenkins amid rumours of an impending sacking, but the US coach is still walking the tightrope given how poor the Jacks have been in the Premier League since his arrival. Read More »

Morgan Schneiderlin is wasting away on the bench at Manchester United

Morgan Schneiderlin is worryingly becoming part and parcel of Manchester United’s bench. The French midfielder was arguably one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League during his time at Southampton, but he has made just 8 appearances this season. A far cry from the 22 appearances he had made at this stage last season. Read More »

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