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Premier League
Is Pep Guardiola walking in Jose Mourinho's shoes?
17:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

In Genesis, Cain and Abel are brothers. Jealousy leads one to murder the other. In football, people like to think of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho as mortal enemies. Not so. In fact, they are managerial brothers who cut their teeth together…

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…

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…

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
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
Should Alvaro Odriozola look beyond Bayern Munich?
16:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

Bayern Munich signed Alvaro Odriozola on loan from Real Madrid this week, on a contract which expires at this season's end. When the Spaniard arrived at Los Blancos two years ago, I wrote about how it would complicate matters for then-manager…

Premier League
Should Arsenal bolster backline in the market?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

By the end of Arsene Wenger's long tenure, Arsenal's defence was a debris field. The attack remained potent but the Gunners were perpetually exposed at the back. Unai Emery failed to solve the problem. Now, it's left to Mikel…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Six games amazing
08:00 Thursday 26th December 2019

On the sixth day of football, UEFA gave to me Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Two title races
08:01 Sunday 22nd December 2019

On the second day of football, UEFA gave to me Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's Round and It's White. Over the holiday fixtures, our writers will…

Bundesliga
Could Bayern miss out on Champions League football?
09:01 Thursday 19th December 2019

Bayern Munich are European football royalty. The dominant force in Germany are drifting through the final months of a glorious decade, with multiple Bundesliga and DFB Pokal Cup triumphs, and a Champions League trophy – one season…

Bundesliga
Bayern, Barcelona: Which FCB is best for Coutinho?
17:00 Wednesday 18th December 2019

Improve. Score more. Win trophies. Move to a better team. Fight for prestigious individual awards and rank among the best. Feel free to add more but those thoughts all run through the minds of ambitious footballers, especially young ones with…

Bundesliga
Can Patrik Schick realise his potential under Julian Nagelsmann?
09:01 Tuesday 17th December 2019

Patrik Schick once ranked among Europe’s best teenagers. When he lifted Sampdoria to new heights, the buzz surrounding his potential went off the charts. Then his move to AS Roma ended the hype. Managerial issues at the Giallorossi…

Bundesliga
Robert Lewandowski: The world’s best striker?
09:00 Sunday 1st December 2019

‘Tor! Bayern München. Robert Lewandowski!’ are the 5 most common words at the Allianz Arena this season. Bayern have suffered supposed turmoil, Niko Kovac is gone, Hansi Flick is steadying the ship. The one remarkable constant…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Dean Henderson?
08:01 Wednesday 27th November 2019

Sunday's clash between Sheffield United and Manchester United, a nail-biting 3-3 draw was the stand-out fixture on the weekend following the international break. The only disappointment from the encounter was Dean Henderson's absence.…