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Football
Is the Bundesliga's coronavirus plan over the top?
15:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

The Coronavirus has sent sport into a worldwide crisis, and nobody has a clue quite how to deal with it. Apart from the Germans, of course, who apparently have a plan.   Football is facing postponements and…

Germany
How Champions League success could spell terrible fate for RB Leipzig
17:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

RB Leipzig is bulldozing their way forward in the Champions League. The latest casualty of their fine form was Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur. While Leipzig awaits their quarter-final opponents; onlookers in Amsterdam may have…

Premier League
Are Liverpool and Timo Werner a good match?
13:02 Monday 9th March 2020

Timo Werner's situation at RB Leipzig demands attention. While the club's finances are stable, they certainly are a selling side. Rumours linking their best player away from the squad is hardly surprising. Since his arrival…

Bundesliga
Is Alphonso Davies the world's best left-back?
15:01 Sunday 1st March 2020

Players like Alphonso Davies make you wonder just how many unearthed gems we’re yet to see in football. The Bayern Munich full-back is only a teenager, but he’s attracting all the right attention this season. Davies’ stellar…

Germany
Is Achraf Hakimi giving Trent Alexander-Arnold a run for his money?
12:00 Sunday 1st March 2020

Trent Alexander-Arnold has been widely praised for his output for the soon-to-be-crowned Premier League champions, and rightly so. The 21-year-old is seen by many as the best right-back in the world at the moment. His contributions have been…

Bundesliga
Can Bayern look to Serge Gnabry with Lewandowski shelved?
11:00 Saturday 29th February 2020

It would be an act of ignorance not to acknowledge Bayern Munich's decent exploits this season. The Bavarians have their ship moving in the right direction as the campaign nears its climax. They top the Bundesliga table with 49 points from…

Champions League
Are Mbappe and Haaland the new Messi and Ronaldo?
09:01 Saturday 22nd February 2020

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo held the football universe spellbound with scintillating displays in the last decade. The duo shares 11 of the 12 Ballon d'Ors since 2008. Only Luka Modric broke the hegemony in 2018. During…

Champions League
Can Tottenham cope with rampant RB Leipzig in the Champions League?
17:01 Wednesday 19th February 2020

The last time Jose Mourinho and Tottenham Hotspur squared up against German opposition in the Champions League was in December. The English side was humbled 3-1 by Bayern Munich. But the self-proclaimed Special One, in his usual style, played…

Germany
Was Jurgen Klinsmann right to quit as Hertha Berlin manager?
19:01 Monday 17th February 2020

It came as a surprise to most German football followers when the news filtered through that Jurgen Klinsmann had quit his position as Hertha Berlin manager. The former United States men’s national team boss lasted just 76 days on…

Germany
Are BVB giving Bayern reason to panic?
17:00 Monday 3rd February 2020

Bayern Munich top the Bundesliga again. Die Roten won the German top-flight the last seven years running. While the championships don't always come easily, backing the Bavarians is more often than not a profitable wager. Plan B [pun intended]…

Germany
Can Tyler Adams fill the Demme void at RB Leipzig?
12:01 Friday 31st January 2020

Most observers believed Diego Demme was critical to RB Leipzig's title challenge. Then the Bundesliga club sold their defensive midfielder and vice-captain to Napoli in mid-season... However, on the flip side, this shows their faith and…

Italy
What do Napoli have in Diego Demme?
09:01 Friday 31st January 2020

Arguably the most surprising transfer this month was Napoli acquiring RB Leipzig’s Diego Demme. The initial fee for the transfer is around €12m - as the German leaves the Bundesliga leaders for the Serie A. The 28-year-old joined…

Germany
Should Bayern make Perisic's loan deal permanent?
09:01 Thursday 30th January 2020

Ivan Perisic wasn't acquired by Bayern Munich with any grand long-term objectives in mind. Brought on from Internazionale to bulk up the Bavarians' squad to keep competing on all fronts, he’s proven himself more than just…

Spain
What might Barca return mean for Philippe Coutinho?
08:01 Thursday 30th January 2020

It's been two years since we last saw Philippe Coutinho scoring his trademark distant curlers in the Premier League. Yet, Liverpool fans haven't stopped mentioning his name. The Brazilian was the key figure at the club during his Anfield…

Germany
What does Dani Olmo offer RB Leipzig?
12:00 Tuesday 28th January 2020

RB Leipzig signed young forward Dani Olmo from Dinamo Zagreb for an initial fee of €16 million until 2025. The German club beat European giants Barcelona, Arsenal, Manchester United and AC Milan to the Catalunyan's signature if rumours…