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France
Can Neymar get back to his best this season?
12:01 Wednesday 15th January 2020

Neymar left FC Barcelona in summer 2017 in search of individual success elsewhere. Since then, the Brazilian has continuously failed to make the shortlist for major personal honours while enduring a tumultuous first season…

Transfers
Why has Thomas Lemar failed to shine at Atletico Madrid?
17:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Thomas Lemar was nowhere to be found as Atletico Madrid secured a rare 3-2 win over Barcelona in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday. It's a real fall from grace when a player that was once tipped to rise to the very top…

France
Wesley Fofana: The Saint-Etienne starlet causing a stir
17:00 Wednesday 8th January 2020

Since breaking into the Saint-Etienne first team in October last year, centre-back Wesley Fofana has attracted reported interest from the likes of AC Milan, Everton, RB Leipzig and AS Monaco. The 19-year-old has made just 12 appearances so…

Transfers
Why Michy Batshuayi must leave Chelsea
08:01 Sunday 5th January 2020

It seems like an age since Michy Batshuayi scored the goal that secured the Premier League title for Chelsea in 2017. How much has changed? Antonio Conte gave way to Maurizio Sarri who departed for Juventus, leaving the clubhouse door open for…

France
Monaco and the evil that men do
17:01 Monday 30th December 2019

The rule of thumb regarding job security for managers is results. Fail to produce, even when a rash of injuries takes matters beyond your control, and you will pay when the butcher’s bill comes due. On the other hand, you should…

Spain
Yes or No: Should Atletico Madrid buy Edinson Cavani?
09:00 Monday 30th December 2019

After 18 games, Atletico Madrid sit fourth in La Liga on 32 points, locked in a battle for Champions League places with Sevilla, just above them on 34, Real Sociedad and Getafe, on 31 and 30 respectively. Athletic Bilbao and Valencia also linger…

Womens Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Nine ladies playing
08:01 Sunday 29th December 2019

On the ninth day of football, UEFA gave to me Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City…

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…

Transfers
Should Chelsea swoop for Victor Osimhen?
12:01 Monday 23rd December 2019

Frank Lampard's reign as Chelsea manager didn't start on a bright note. After losing the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool, the former midfield maestro oversaw a 4-0 defeat to Manchester United in the opening match of the new Premier League…

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,…

France
Can Leonardo Jardim maintain Monaco's resurrection?
09:01 Friday 20th December 2019

AS Monaco looked dead and buried last season as the club remained rooted to the relegation zone. A change of managers did nothing to solve the problem. If anything, it made the situation worse. The Principality outfit hierarchy realised…

Premier League
How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

France
Can Habib Diallo's star lead Metz to Ligue 1 safety?
15:00 Saturday 30th November 2019

FC Metz's characteristically poor Ligue 1 return isn't a surprise. By a margin the best side in French second tier last term, Les Grenats struggles among the elite continue to linger. With 14 points from 14 matches,…

France
Should Samuel Umtiti return to Lyon?
09:00 Friday 29th November 2019

Supporters who followed Barcelona's 2017/2018 campaign had to come away feeling that Samuel Umtiti was the missing piece that would fit the Blaugrana defence for years to come. The Frenchman partnered with Gerard Pique that well. He…

France
Are Paris Saint-Germain destined to lose their finest players?
21:14 Saturday 23rd November 2019

You're single and available. There's someone you've wanted for a long time and you've decided to make them yours. But can you afford everything it will take to seduce them? And, as much as you desire this person, do they…