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Could Neymar to Man United really happen?

A seemingly ridiculous transfer rumour with surprising staying power has been Neymar to Man United.

Nowadays, a major feature in football is rumours and hearsay regarding possible transfers. Throughout the year, we’re bombarded with reports from different media sources about this potential big money move or that, and all the factors linking the two parties. It can actually become very tiresome. So few come true. If they did, every big team in Europe would spend £500 million each summer, ... Read More »

Arda Turan to be Mesut Özil’s replacement at Arsenal?

Breaking reports state Arsenal are readying a £25 million bid for Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan.

Breaking reports state Arsenal are readying a £25 million bid for Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan. It’s reported the Gunners would be willing to make the Turkish midfielder one of its highest paid players. Turan has fallen from favour at the Nou Camp and Arsenal are among several clubs looking to capitalise. Turkey’s most famous player has now been touted as Arsenal’s main target ... Read More »

Three signings Real Madrid must make this summer

In December last year, Real Madrid had their controversial two-window transfer ban dramatically reduced. Meaning that whilst they were prohibited from making signings in January, they are now legible to sign players in the summer. This ruling has put the whole of Europe on alert.  Read More »

Andre Gomes doesn’t deserve to be booed by Barcelona fans

Andre Gomes is getting the wrong end of the stick from Barcelona fans – the Portuguese midfielder has been heavily criticised by the Blaugrana faithful for his perceived lacklustre performances since joining the Catalan giants. It got worse for Gomes at the weekend when he was loudly booed even before coming on as a sub. Read More »

Samuel Umtiti: The unheralded linchpin of Barcelona

Whenever Barcelona is mentioned, their famed front three, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar immediately comes to the fore.  But as unlikely as it may seem, French defender, Samuel Umtiti, has equally been as influential as the team’s attacking trio thus far this season. Read More »

Sergio Ramos, time and time again!

Some players down the years have that uncanny knack for getting their team out of jail. The kind that steps up and finds the winning goal in a game of great importance or when the side hasn’t quite been at its best. Sergio Ramos appears to have this trait well and truly flowing through his veins! Read More »

Xabi Alonso: Adored by most, rated by all

It hasn’t exactly been a secret that Xabi Alonso plans to hang up his boots this summer, albeit nothing was confirmed. However this week the Spanish midfielder posted a picture and caption combination on Twitter, that left the majority of football fans emotions running high. Read More »

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Manager

Although Disturbed’s powerful interpretation of Sounds of Silence has been receiving all the attention lately, Paul Simon also wrote a few other timeless songs. One was titled Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover, a clever ditty which unintentionally speaks to managerial sackings as well as the more traditional soured romance. Read More »

What does the future hold for Luis Enrique?

In the aftermath of Luis Enrique announcing his departure from Barcelona when the current campaign ends all the focus has been on who will replace the Spaniard at the Nou Camp. With names banded around from across Europe’s top leagues, nobody seems to be looking at where Enrique could venture to after a trophy littered spell with the Catalans. Read More »

Three Left-Backs Arsenal can sign to replace Nacho Monreal.

Something has happened that made me reconsider everything about Arsenal’s current squad. Nacho Monreal turned 31, meaning that six players in the first team starting XI are 27 and above. That doesn’t even include long-term pensioners Santi Cazorla and Per Mertesacker. A lot of the team are on their last legs and it’s time for Wenger to start his succession planning. Read More »

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