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Cherub Rai

Hello, my name is Cherub Rai. I'm an aspiring engineer from India. 

I adore Virat Kohli, MUFC, food, dogs, BFC, Chuck Bass, and scissors. 


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Bundesliga
Kai Havertz: Bayer Leverkusen's prized possession
12:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

Bayer Leverkusen have a fabled reputation when it comes to developing brilliant midfielders in Germany; Michael Ballack, Toni Kroos and Arturo Vidal are amongst those in recent years. New manager, Peter Bosz, has given a new attacking identity…

Premier League
Why sacking Maurizio Sarri won't help Chelsea
15:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Chelsea are in a colossal mess. A 2-1 win in the UEFA Europa League away from home against Malmo may have prolonged their silverware hopes, but the 6-nil defeat to Manchester City will continue to haunt the Blues. It was their worst defeat…

Spain
Why Real Madrid should not buy Eden Hazard
08:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Eden Hazard is vocal about his future but gives mixed answers about where his future lies. He fancies Real Madrid, saying it is his childhood dream to play for the Whites. He also wants to become a club legend for Chelsea like Didier Drogba…

Spain
Santiago Solari's trust in youth is proving to be a masterstroke
08:00 Monday 11th February 2019

Real Madrid are not over former manager Zinedine Zidane's glory days. The club appointed Julen Lopetegui but the Spanish boss failed to incorporate his philosophy into the team. Now comes Santiago Solari. It was a make-or-break point for…

Premier League
Is Victor Lindelof finally finding his feet at Old Trafford?
09:00 Thursday 7th February 2019

In two-and-a-half seasons at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho never found his ideal centre-back pair. Known for his conservative approach, he bought Eric Bailly in his first season, Victor Lindelof the next. Fans were convinced the duo's…

Premier League
Ander Herrera: Last of the old school club men?
08:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

Manchester United play deadly football these days rather than suicidal. Under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Red Devils have won eight from nine games, drawing their most recent against Burnley. Players are enthused and rejuvenated…

Premier League
Should Chelsea treat Ethan Ampadu and Hudson-Odoi as new January signings?
12:00 Wednesday 23rd January 2019

 Chelsea are in a colossal mess. After a flying start to the Premier League campaign under new manager Maurizio Sarri, they collapsed. The weekend loss to Arsenal opened the Champions League qualification door to both the Gunners…

Spain
What do Real Madrid have in Brahim Diaz?
15:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

Real Madrid signed 19-year-old Brahim Diaz from Manchester City for a reported £15 million. Following Jadon Sancho's departure, Diaz admitted he too wanted to leave. No one expected him to land at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu. He…

Premier League
Dominic Solanke's transfer doesn't relieve Liverpool bottleneck
10:01 Saturday 12th January 2019

The winter window is heating up. Bournemouth signed Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke for a reported £19 million. Solanke arrived at Anfield from Chelsea in 2017 as an interesting prospect. While the Reds enthusiasm passed, the club…

Premier League
Christian Pulisic to Chelsea: All sides explained
09:00 Friday 4th January 2019

The January transfer window is live. Chelsea made its mark proactively. The Blues signed Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for a reported £58 million fee, the highest amount paid for an American footballer. A Manchester…

Bundesliga
Jadon Sancho: The kid who got away
08:00 Friday 12th October 2018

Jadon Sancho. He was underappreciated by his Premier League club until last season. His thunderous form in the Bundesliga this term has attracted attention. He's certainly worth the hype. In 214 minutes for Borussia Dortmund before…

Spain
What do Atletico Madrid have in Gelson Martins?
09:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

On 25 July, Atletico Madrid signed Gelson Martins from Sporting CP on a five-year deal. A free transfer, the 23-year-old, along with other players, had terminated his contract with the Portuguese club following a training ground attack from…

Premier League
Sadio Mane will be a key for Liverpool this season
15:00 Thursday 30th August 2018

Sadio Mane scored three times in the opening two games against Crystal Palace and West Ham United. He has now scored 14 goals from his last 18 appearances for Liverpool, breaking his previous best record of 11 goals. The swap from no.19…

Premier League
Is Mateo Kovacic Chelsea's James Rodriguez?
08:00 Tuesday 28th August 2018

Real Madrid's two most promising players are on loan. James Rodriguez is with Bayern Munich, Mateo Kovacic Chelsea.After tasting the joy of regular minutes at a top club, neither may wish to return. Rodriguez became an integral part of…

Netherlands
Can Daley Blind rejuvenate his career at Ajax?
15:00 Friday 24th August 2018

Ajax signed Daley Blind from Manchester United for a reported €16 million. Blind returned to the club where his senior career began, agreeing to a pay cut to find regular football.  Blind joined Manchester United following…