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Is it the same old story for Manchester City in goal?


It is becoming far too common an occurrence for Manchester City. Their huge financial backing allows teams to sell to the English side at hugely inflated prices because they know City will invariably pay the amount they are asking for. It means that foreign players arrive at the Etihad Stadium with a huge price-tag hanging over them, often weighing heavily ... Read More »

Joe Hart must take his chance

Joe Hart

Joe Hart’s time with Manchester City seemed to have been done this time last season as Pep Guardiola made it very clear that the English goalkeeper did not feature in his plans for the future. This led to him leaving for Italy and Torino, and a season long test that gave both the player and the club time to assess ... Read More »

What next for Everton attacking midfielder Ross Barkley?

Everton’s transfer dealings thus far are proving to be the success story of the window, with Toffees fans seeing as many as 7 incomings; including the return of Wayne Rooney and the capture of highly Dutchman Davy Klassen. One existing player at the club, however, seems to be in limbo regarding his future at Goodison Park. Read More »

Alvaro Morata vs Romelu Lukaku: Elegance vs Experience

With Chelsea agreeing a £60 million fee for Alvaro Morata in the aftermath of Manchester United completing the £75 million addition of Romelu Lukaku, it is natural for the two to be compared. The question of preference is an uncertain one, ultimately being decided by elegance or experience. Read More »

Tottenham’s inactivity in the transfer market this summer – what’s the consequence?

While other clubs seem to be going about their business actively in the transfer market, sealing several deals fast and early – Manchester United have added Romelu Lukaku to their team, Arsenal have signed Alexandre Lacazette, while Everton have also gone splashing the cash massively, securing the services of Davy Klaasen, Wayne Rooney and Henry Onyekuru – Tottenham Hotspur stands ... Read More »

Has Marco Verratti suddenly become much more available?

Marco Verratti

There’s a young Italian of just 24 years of age over in Paris who controls central midfield like a seasoned veteran with sheer class on the ball and a surprising bite to his tackles. Marco Verratti has established himself as a top class player in recent seasons and he may just have upped his chances of actually moving elsewhere in ... Read More »

High time Theo Walcott departed The Emirates

Theo Walcott

There wasn’t many more talked about players in English football back in the summer of 2006 than Theo Walcott. Signed up by Arsenal from Southampton at the age of just 16 and a shock inclusion in the England World Cup squad. Big things were expected of the lightning quick player and many a watchful eye was cast upon him from ... Read More »

Is Moussa Sissoko doomed to fail at Tottenham

Moussa Sissoko

As transfers go, it was one that was seen as a very astute signing by Tottenham Hotspur. The London side purchased winger Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United for £30 million in 2016 following the Magpies relegation from the Premier League. He was obviously earmarked as a player too good for the Championship then. Read More »

At Gold Cup, rich get richer

Last week, CONCACAF banned Florent Malouda from the Gold Cup. This week, nations get to upgrade their squads. Can you say double standard?

Last week, CONCACAF’s disciplinary committee forfeited French Guiana’s result against Honduras and banned Florent Malouda from the tournament for playing in the Gold Cup while ineligible. This week, the big nations were permitted to upgrade their squads ahead of the knockout rounds. Can you say double standard? Read More »

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