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Premier League
Why don't top clubs swoon over Wilfred Ndidi?
08:00 Monday 10th February 2020

Upon joining Leicester City from Genk, Wilfred Ndidi established himself as the finest defensive midfielder in English football. The Foxes must be considered lucky to possess such a gem. Brendan Rodgers plays to the Nigerian's strength…

European Football
6 Top UEFA transfers for 2019
19:01 Tuesday 31st December 2019

There is something to be said for the UEFA calendar running perpendicular to the calendar year. Weather is naturally the primary reason but the ability to pause and take stock mid-season, not just for the campaign's first half, but to combine…

France
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Three French clubs
08:00 Monday 23rd December 2019

On the third day of football, UEFA gave to me 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 Round and It's White. Over the holiday fixtures,…

Premier League
Can Nigel Pearson save Watford?
13:01 Saturday 14th December 2019

With three managers manning the dugout in a single season, Watford is in desperation mode. Like a drowning man, it’s understandable. The club is doing everything possible to secure Premier League survival. Nigel Pearson is the latest…

France
Can PSG succeed without Neymar and Mbappe?
11:00 Sunday 1st December 2019

When Paris Saint-Germain swooped for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in 2017, the target was to accelerate their road to European dominance. Two years later, PSG still can't get out of second gear. The world-class duo has done little to achieve the…

Afcon
Why Sadio Mane deserves African Player of the Year award
09:01 Tuesday 26th November 2019

Sadio Mane's rise to prominence coincides with Liverpool's. After dominating English football and even the continent in the years gone by, the Anfield side became a shadow of its former self for almost a decade. The football was…

European Football
Is Idrissa Gueye PSG's missing Champions League piece?
19:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Paris Saint-Germain bolstered an already strong squad during the January transfer window. The French giants have dominated Ligue 1 for the better part of a decade. However, that hasn't translated into success in the Champions…

France
Where does Mauro Icardi fit in at PSG?
17:01 Sunday 22nd September 2019

After a prolonged period of drama, Mauro Icardi finally found a club. Paris Saint-Germain have signed the Argentinean on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy for a reported £63m fee on deadline day. Inter manager Antonio…

France
Why is Ligue 1 star-power fading?
12:01 Monday 2nd September 2019

Ligue 1 is known as a division in which its top clubs attract quality players but such stars can't stay and develop into what they want to become. This trend was thought to stop when Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint…

France
Does PSG's quiet transfer window work for Thomas Tuchel?
09:00 Monday 19th August 2019

It's been a quiet summer in Paris. Too quiet if you're a PSG supporter. Unlike the last few seasons, Paris Saint-Germain haven't splashed hundreds of millions of euros around. They’ve actually been rather sensible,…

France
Why recent signings Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye can backfire on PSG
12:01 Thursday 8th August 2019

Paris Saint-Germain picked up Ander Herrera on a free transfer at June’s beginning. Les Parisiens then brought in Idrissa Gueye for £29 million nine days ago. Two decent, hard-working central midfielders who add depth. Nonetheless,…

Premier League
3 Potential replacements for Marouane Fellaini at Manchester United
09:00 Monday 4th February 2019

Marouane Fellaini has finally left Manchester United. Possibly the most polarising figure in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, the Belgian had some really topsy-turvy years in Manchester. Often treated as the whipping boy for the fans, he was…

Opinion
Premier League's most underrated players
20:00 Monday 18th September 2017

Big names grab the headlines and plaudits. Meanwhile, others quietly do their job with no publicity. They are the Premier League's most underrated players.

Premier League
Premier League clubs who have received reinforcements from the AFCON
12:30 Thursday 2nd February 2017

A lot has been made of the ongoing African Cup of Nations held in Gabon, and how Premier League clubs will miss their players who will be participating in the competition. However, with the AFCON gradually coming to a close, some Premier League…

Opinion
Top 5 defensive midfielders in the 2016/17 Premier League season
14:00 Monday 31st October 2016

You know where a football match is won from? Deep in the centre of midfield. The team who can hold it together better in the middle is much more likely to go home victorious.  If both teams have a water-tight central midfield, that game is…