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France
Where does Mauro Icardi fit in at PSG?
17:01 Sunday 22nd September 2019

After a prolonged period of drama, Mauro Icardi finally found a club. Paris Saint-Germain have signed the Argentinean on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy for a reported £63m fee on deadline day. Inter manager Antonio…

Premier League
Has Tammy Abraham shut the Chelsea door on Olivier Giroud?
15:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

We're only five games in. Writing in stone takes a little longer. Still, Chelsea's striking option appears sorted. Seven goals make Tammy Abraham Frank Lampard's first choice to lead the line. He started in the 1-0…

Premier League
Is it Firmino's turn to be Liverpool MVP in 2019/20?
12:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

When Jurgen Klopp opted against signing a new striker in the summer, he received groans from Liverpool fans. Of course, demanding an added layer to their near perfection, perhaps a top-quality frontman would give the German leverage…

Champions League
Can Ajax relive their fairytale European season?
09:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City. Now Liverpool. Those are your perennial Champions League favourites. Some might throw in Atletico Madrid but no one expected an underdog like Ajax…

Spain
Panic at the Bernabeu
08:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

Have you read the book--sorry, what am I saying? Have you seen the film where the baby is born into an obscenely wealthy family, grows up wanting for nothing, graduates from the best university not because his parents have money but because…

Premier League
Two solutions for Manchester United's right wing?
17:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

Ask yourself why Sir Alex Ferguson signed Robin van Persie. It wasn’t to stick it to Arsene Wenger. That was a bonus. No, he needed someone who could provide balance in the Manchester United attack. Always devastating down the left flank…

Afc Champions League
Xavi already crafting his management legend
13:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

Xavi Hernandez. The Catalan-born made the midfield his own personal possession throughout his Barcelona days. He personified tika-taka. In his own words, “I look for spaces. All-day. I’m always looking.” Consistently…

Championship
Will striker woes cost Bristol City this season?
12:01 Saturday 21st September 2019

Bristol City are a work in progress under manager Lee Johnson. The Robins have made a steady rise each year, culminating in narrowly missing out on the play-offs last term. Now City is at a point where a top-six finish…

Premier League
Evergreen Ashley Barnes set for his best season yet?
09:01 Saturday 21st September 2019

Burnley Football Club's start to the season has been average. After a lightning-quick start at home to Southampton, a game in which The Clarets won 3-0, things have been downhill since. However, there has been one constant; Ashley Barnes…

Italy
Can AC Milan find their rhythm against Internazionale?
08:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

AC Milan 'host' this season's first Derby Della Madonnina at a time when Marco Giampaolo's men struggle for goals. Against a razor-sharp Internazionale, top of Serie A, the Rossoneri could get hurt. Milan managed just two strikes…

Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

Fa Cup
Where are the FA Cup 2nd Qualifying round upsets?
12:00 Friday 20th September 2019

The campaign is now well and truly underway. We've had the early-season mad rush followed by the international break. Now things are finally settling down into a rhythm with the FA Cup also in full flow. Ahead of the latest qualifying…

Premier League
How patient can Arsenal be with Nicolas Pepe?
09:01 Friday 20th September 2019

Though every team wants to improve, not all can pay the price. Arsenal's biggest summer arrival reflects the club's desire to develop. Nicolas Pepe holds much promise and considering his previous campaign in France, much…

Spain
Why Valencia may rue Marcelino sack
08:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Forget Tuesday's Champions League victory at Chelsea. Ignore those flashy moments of individual brilliance in Camp Nou. Valencia is in a crisis born out of Marcelino's shocking dismissal. Los Che could rue parting ways with…

Scotland
Can Cove Rangers be the heroes Scottish football needs?
20:58 Thursday 19th September 2019

Scottish football isn't doing well. The national team is languishing and the domestic game is faring no better. Crowds are shrinking, sponsorship is drying up and the FA seem at a loss to energise the country’s footballing…