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Jack Read
Opinionated Football fan from Manchester. Venting my frustrations via means of Writing online.

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Opinion
The Next Yaya Toure
10:30 Wednesday 22nd February 2017

If Manchester City ever needed to sign a player in the Summer Transfer Window, it is Atalanta prodigy Franck Kessie. ‘The Next Yaya Toure' as he is being referred to in the Italian Press has had nothing short of a phenomenal season with Serie…

Opinion
The Europe-Wide Battle For Moussa Dembele
17:30 Monday 20th February 2017

20 years of age, 26-goals, 3 hat-tricks and is quite possibly the best player Scotland has ever seen in their top tier; Moussa Dembele has gone from an unheard of Fulham youngster to the hottest striking prodigy in World Football in less than…

Opinion
Freddy Adu - From football’s hottest prospect to sadly unemployed.
13:30 Thursday 16th February 2017

If you were a keen fan of Football Manager in the noughties you would have inevitably googled ‘Best Football Manager Wonderkids' – and top of that list around 2005, more often than not, would have been a young American teenager called Freddy…

Opinion
The Most Successful Deadline Day Panic Buys - Yes, I did say successful.
14:00 Friday 27th January 2017

With Tuesday rapidly approaching us, the last day of the January Transfer window ie. Deadline Day, there will inevitably be some last-gasp panic buys amongst Premier League clubs and afar. Now, most of these last-minute buys are usually overpriced…

Opinion
Have Dortmund signed the next Zlatan?
12:28 Friday 27th January 2017

Being a young, talented, highly-rated Swedish International target man, you will inevitably be compared to fellow compatriot, and footballing legend, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, as many young players are touted as ‘the next big thing' or ‘The…

Opinion
The Real King of the Transfer Window
11:15 Friday 27th January 2017

Many clubs hurriedly make last-gasp panic buys in the January Transfer Window, sometimes wasting millions of pounds on players they don't really need, leading to this month's window being publically scrutinised by many managers down the years:…

Opinion
Chelsea and Manchester United to battle it out for Portuguese sensation, again.
16:00 Thursday 26th January 2017

He is 23-years old, a vital part of Benfica's defensive line, has just made his breakthrough at International level and Manchester United and Chelsea are going toe-to-toe to secure his signature before Tuesday's Deadline Day. No, it is not…

Opinion
Chelsea set to hi-jack ANOTHER ‘set-in-stone’ Manchester United target
12:11 Thursday 26th January 2017

Towards the early days of the January Transfer Window highly-rated Centre-Back Victor Lindelof's proposed move to Premier League giants Manchester United looked all but done. Reports from The Daily Mail suggested at the beginning of the month…

Opinion
Romelu Lukaku needs to start fulfilling his potential, and now.
13:00 Wednesday 25th January 2017

We all know how good Lukaku can be, and we all have expectations of how good he will become, but now is the time to start fulfilling his potential to become the player he is capable of turning into. Now, his goal record speaks for itself, there…

Opinion
Who is Manchester United target Bernardo Silva?
09:21 Wednesday 25th January 2017

You may have seen speculation heavily linking ‘midfield maestro' Bernardo Silva with January Transfer move to Manchester United. But who is this mystery man who is rated so highly? Bernardo Silva is a product of Benfica's academy, joining the…

Opinion
The rise of Chris Wood
18:00 Thursday 19th January 2017

New Zealand hitman Chris Wood has had a magnificent rise in form this season, banging in 14 goals domestically in the Championship and helping Leeds United climb up the table to 3rd place and are firmly knocking on the door for an automatic…

Premier League
Manchester United Expect To Pull Off Another World-Record Transfer This Month
11:30 Thursday 19th January 2017

This morning reports from The Metro are speculating that Atletico Madrid has started the hunt for a new striker this month after they have resigned to the fact that they will lose their main man Antoine Griezmann before Deadline Day on the…

Opinion
Ishak Belfodil – Lukaku’s Replacement?
18:15 Wednesday 18th January 2017

We all know how often Romelu Lukaku is linked with a return to Chelsea or a move away from Everton to a so called bigger club, every day of every transfer window for the past 4/5 years and it does begin to get monotonous..... However reports…

Opinion
Francesco Totti – A legend of the game
13:30 Tuesday 17th January 2017

News that saddened a footballing world circled in the Media last week, Francesco Totti is going to retire at the end of this season. The Roma legend is now 40 and has been with The Eternal Club for most of his life, 25 years, and has now decided…

Opinion
Let’s not try to put too much pressure on Tom Davies, for England’s sake.
18:00 Monday 16th January 2017

Admittedly, a great performance it was by young Tom Davies at the weekend, however, I really hope that the media do not bombard the 18-year old with the old ‘The Next Gerrard' or ‘The English Zidane' typical cliché headlines which overhyped…