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France
Renato Sanches slowly piecing his career back together
09:01 Thursday 13th February 2020

Renato Sanches was on top of the world when he aided Portugal to an unprecedented triumph at Euro 2016. Named young player of the tournament, the youngest of the young to win the prestigious gong, he earned a contract with perennial Bundesliga…

Premier League
Do Manchester United finally have a functioning midfield?
19:00 Tuesday 11th February 2020

Manchester United's disjointed season continues. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men can go from beating Manchester City in convincing fashion to being embarrassed by both Burnley and Watford in the space of six days. In this league, consistency…

Premier League
Why Manchester United should sign Jack Grealish
19:01 Friday 7th February 2020

The January transfer window was a long one for Manchester United fans. The range of emotions seen on social media was astounding. From euphoria when news broke that Bruno Fernandes was once again on United's radar, to the five stages of…

Premier League
Sympathy for Andreas Pereira
12:01 Monday 3rd February 2020

Manchester United fans question Paul Pogba’s commitment to the club. They abhor Anthony Martial’s work rate or the alleged lack thereof. Dedication and graft are two traits they demand from any player who pulls on the red strip…

Premier League
Why Man United fans should remain patient with Bruno Fernandes
12:01 Saturday 1st February 2020

Although Manchester United left it late, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally has his man. Bruno Fernandes' addition is certainly a step in the right direction for the Red Devils while his numbers from his time with Sporting…

Premier League
Surprise, surprise: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not one-dimensional
19:01 Thursday 30th January 2020

A significant bloc among Manchester United supporters think very little of their manager. To them, he is inexperienced and tactically naïve in the dugout and a weak-minded sycophant behind the microphone. In part, their low opinion regarding…

Premier League
Furore over Solskjaer's Alexis comment MUFC ado about nothing
19:01 Wednesday 29th January 2020

If you count the 1980 Drybrough Cup, an eight-team competition held six times in the 1970s between the four highest-scoring clubs in the Scottish first and second divisions, Sir Alex Ferguson won one more trophy [40] as a manager than William…

Premier League
Why Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United is a step forward
09:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

So all the buildup seems to have paid off and Manchester United are believed to be signing a player this January; Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese attacking midfielder has not only been linked with a move to Old Trafford since…

Premier League
Should Manchester United try to beat Mourinho to Bruno Fernandes?
09:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

As a US resident, it is my civic duty to consume mass amounts of turkey today. If you are not a US resident and are therefore missing out, that just means more for me. Another thing for which to be grateful. Happy Thanksgiving. Before the tryptophan…

Premier League
Should Spurs tap Bruno Fernandes to replace Eriksen?
09:00 Tuesday 5th November 2019

Tottenham's maiden appearance in a Champions League final raised fans' hopes for this season. Expectations were Mauricio Pochettino's squad would carry on in 2019/20. Instead, it's been a rough ride. Spurs began the season…

Spain
Should Real Madrid sign Christian Eriksen in January?
18:09 Saturday 5th October 2019

Real Madrid currently sits top of the La Liga table but that doesn't mean all is well with Zinedine Zidane's team. The Merengues have been blowing hot and cold this term. In fact, a mixed pre-season, coupled with several dodgy…

Transfers
Christian Eriksen: From London to Madrid via Manchester?
09:01 Friday 9th August 2019

The summer transfer window is now over. Once again, Manchester United was linked with names aplenty though only three deals were pushed over the line. Paulo Dybala was heavily rumoured to be swapped for Romelu Lukaku, but…

Transfers
Which Premier League club best fits Bruno Fernandes?
09:01 Thursday 1st August 2019

Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes is in demand after his prolific 2018/19 season. The midfielder is almost certain to join the Premier League should he leave Portugal this summer. Speaking nine days ago, he told reporters, ‘I'd…

Premier League
3 positions Manchester United still need to strengthen
17:00 Saturday 29th June 2019

Manchester United's sixth-placed finish in the 2018/19 campaign was probably their poorest season in two decades. A gradual decline at Old Trafford eventually came to a head as fans begin to lose their patience with the Glazer family. The…

European Football
Where Next for Bruno Fernandes?
15:00 Monday 13th May 2019

There are fewer hotter commodities than the Portuguese international. Still, with years in the tank, Bruno Fernandes enjoyed a statistical delight of a season. Goals in every competition, assists everywhere, he’s the Sporting CP MVP,…