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Uttiyo Sarkar

A freelance writer who loves all things football. Writing about the beautiful game has been a passion of mine for years now and discussing the fine things about it is something I admire. A Manchester United fan for over a decade and an admirer of the English Premier League and Italian Serie A in particular. Also a discreet movie critic on the sidelines and occasional gamer. 

 


Total articles: 213

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Premier League
How can Tanguy Ndombele redeem himself at Spurs?
19:01 Monday 16th March 2020

Tanguy Ndombele’s signing initially felt a real coup for Tottenham Hotspur. Clinching a highly-rated midfielder from the grasp of multiple European rivals helped Daniel Levy flex his influence. After a breakthrough campaign at Lyon, the…

Premier League
What does Barkley's uprise mean for Loftus-Cheek?
17:00 Friday 13th March 2020

Ruben Loftus-Cheek hasn’t had any luck with injuries. The most recent one ruled him out for almost a year. But the light is emerging at the end of the tunnel. He’s taking his time in making himself available for Frank Lampard…

Premier League
What should Manchester United do with Tahith Chong next season?
08:01 Thursday 12th March 2020

Tahith Chong made the surprising choice to sign a new contract at Manchester United despite Inter’s serious interest. Like Jadon Sancho and Brahim Diaz before him, a continental experience enticed him but, upon realising the move was…

Spain
Can Takefusa Kubo save Real Mallorca from relegation?
12:01 Tuesday 10th March 2020

Takefusa Kubo is very hands-on when it comes to his career. It takes courage to reject Barcelona for Real Madrid when you are already at La Masia. Los Blancos clearly noticed his ambitions. They granted his loan wish so he could gain the fullest…

Italy
Can Henrik Mkhitaryan make a successful Arsenal return?
08:00 Saturday 7th March 2020

Luck hasn’t been in Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s corner. After producing spectacular performances at Borussia Dortmund, his fitness crumbled under Premier League intensity. Jose Mourinho's confrontational man-management at…

Spain
Can Mariano Diaz salvage his career at Madrid?
09:00 Friday 6th March 2020

Mariano Diaz’s career came to a standstill at Real Madrid before this past week's El Clasico. Bereft a single La Liga appearance all season, a last-minute cameo in the campaign's most important match appeared as likely as Boris…

Premier League
Can Sarr save Watford from relegation?
11:00 Wednesday 4th March 2020

Ismaila Sarr experienced a high not many else have while dealing a lethal blow on Liverpool’s “invincible” dreams. With a brace and an assist, he experienced a Leap Day miracle! Perhaps the deconstruction of the Reds…

Spain
Can Joao Felix finish debut Atletico campaign in style?
12:01 Saturday 29th February 2020

Atletico Madrid’s spirits have been lifted of late. Following the bitter Madrid derby loss which rounded up a miserable phase, Diego Simeone’s men are showcasing strong willpower to grind together victories once again. The Wanda…

Spain
Who can fill in for Hazard at Real Madrid?
08:01 Thursday 27th February 2020

Things were looking good for Real Madrid a few weeks ago. Los Blancos topped La Liga's table while rivals Barcelona struggled to maintain ground. Eden Hazard returned in time for a series of crunch ties. Then he was injured again. The Belgian…

Bundesliga
Can Borussia Dortmund's new system bring short-term success?
09:01 Tuesday 25th February 2020

Borussia Dortmund witnessed their season falling apart in late November. Poor results mingled with defensive errors put Lucien Favre’s job under threat. Then he found his own eureka moment. Rather than sticking with the attacking…

Italy
Can Ante Rebic inspire Milan to Europe?
12:01 Saturday 22nd February 2020

AC Milan saw their season hit rock bottom when high-flying Atalanta humiliated them before Christmas humiliation. It ended a disappointing 2019 during which three managers oversaw the squad. In January the club responded. Zlatan Ibrahimovic…

England National Team
Can Inter resurgence boost Ashley Young's Euro 2020 chances?
08:00 Friday 21st February 2020

Ashley Young’s move to Inter was seen as his retirement home. However, he turned that reputation upside down by settling in without much trouble. In just over a month, he’s now a regular in Antonio Conte’s side. The former…

Premier League
Manchester City Fallout: Will Champions League ban test Guardiola's commitment?
08:00 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Manchester City’s worst nightmare came to life when UEFA banned them from the Champions League for the next two seasons. Just before a crucial tie against 13-time champions Real Madrid. Spoiler Alert: City will appeal to the Court…

Premier League
Can Alexander Isak solve Manchester United's striker issues?
09:01 Saturday 15th February 2020

Manchester United’s troubles refuse to fade away altogether. They leaked goals aplenty last season, this term scoring them has become problematic. Loses to Bournemouth, Newcastle United and West Ham serve as proof. So does the…

Italy
Did Solskjaer's comment revitalise Alexis Sanchez?
12:00 Thursday 13th February 2020

Last month, Ole Gunnar Solskajaer insisted Alexis Sanchez would prove everyone wrong before returning to Manchester United. This was met with predictable scoffs and mocking from all around. Then again, he spoke with confidence about someone…