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Bundesliga
2019-20 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga preview
15:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

Bittersweet sums up Borussia Dortmund’s 2018/19 campaign. On one hand, they continued to display the bright, attractive attacking style that's thrilled the Bundesliga and Europe for the best part of this decade. On the other, the…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bayern Munich Bundesliga preview
12:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

The Bundesliga had become a stroll for Bayern Munich since 2012/13 season, until last term, when Lucien Favre inspired Borussia Dortmund to mount a serious challenge; eventually coming up just short. A real message…

Premier League
Will Leroy Sane’s injury hurt Manchester City and Bayern?
12:00 Tuesday 13th August 2019

For the third year running, a key Manchester City player picked up a long-term injury before the Premier League campaign began. Leroy Sane is the latest to suffer such ordeal. The winger was injured 12 minutes into the Community Shield…

Italy
Why Ivan Perisic needs a Bundesliga return
17:00 Monday 12th August 2019

After four mixed years in Italy, Ivan Perisic could depart Internazionale. The Croatian was cast to Lombardy forest in the dreaded company of Mauro Icardi and Radja Nainggolan. Although not lacking options, a return to the Bundesliga is…

France
Why recent signings Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye can backfire on PSG
12:01 Thursday 8th August 2019

Paris Saint-Germain picked up Ander Herrera on a free transfer at June’s beginning. Les Parisiens then brought in Idrissa Gueye for £29 million nine days ago. Two decent, hard-working central midfielders who add depth. Nonetheless,…

Germany
What will Kerem Demirbay offer as Bayer Leverkusen’s record signing?
17:00 Thursday 25th July 2019

Bayer Leverkusen agreed on a deal for Karem Demirbay before this transfer window opened, paying a club record £28.8 million to take Hoffenheim’s central midfielder. Die Werkself fans are eager to witness what he has to give in 2019/20. …

Transfers
Why Chelsea must sell Callum Hudson-Odoi
12:01 Wednesday 17th July 2019

According to reports, Bayern Munich is readying a bid for Chelsea’s Callum Hudon-Odoi. The Bavarians are prepared to slap an additional £10 million on the £35 million which was turned down in January. Is the young Englishman…

France
Is Nicolas Pepe the real deal?
12:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

From lowly beginnings with the Angers reserves, Nicolas Pepe broke into the club’s first team. He didn't impress immediately, scoring a meagre three goals in the 2016/17 campaign. But Lille saw enough promise in the young winger to…

European Football
Everton Soares' Copa America performance opened UEFA doors
17:00 Saturday 13th July 2019

Major tournaments make for the best shop windows. The World Cup, Euros and Copa America all have global appeal. The African Cup of Nations is growing more influential. A relatively unknown player at a comparatively small club can attract…

Transfers
Are James and Ancelotti destined for each other?
15:01 Saturday 13th July 2019

The future looked bright for James Rodriguez when he hit the ground running five years ago. The Colombian had the football universe learning to pronounce his name [ha•mess] thanks to his Golden Boot performance in the 2014 World…

Transfers
Why Bayern Munich must sign Leroy Sane
09:01 Sunday 7th July 2019

Bayern Munich wisely planned ahead in view of Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery both bidding farewell. The club's management settled on Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry. Still, the Bavarians require another winger this summer in order to fully…

Transfers
Why a move to Bayern Munich could be ideal for Ousmane Dembele
08:01 Friday 5th July 2019

Reluctance. That's what FC Barcelona tried to show when Paris Saint-Germain came knocking for Neymar's signature in the summer of 2017. Despite the resistance, there was nothing the Catalans could do but postpone the…

Bundesliga
What does Mats Hummels’ homecoming prove about Dortmund and Bayern?
15:00 Tuesday 25th June 2019

This past Wednesday, it was announced Mats Hummels will return to Borussia Dortmund. The central defender leaves Bayern Munich after a three-year spell, for a £34 million fee. Looking ahead to next season, this transfer is certain to…

Features
Can this Copa America restore James Rodriguez's reptutation?
09:00 Tuesday 25th June 2019

Luka Modric raised his career to an exceptional height with brilliant displays in last year's World Cup. Thanks to the Croatian midfielder's exploits in Russia, he soon defied the odds to become the first player other than…

Germany
Lucien Favre's Dortmund ready to take on Bayern Munich and Europe
08:01 Friday 21st June 2019

Not since the days of Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund has Bayern Munich had any serious challenge to worry about in the Bundesliga. Under Thomas Tuchel, Die Borussen played some good football but staking a claim for the title was always a…