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Italy
Lukaku's Power Man not a good partner for Conte's Iron Fist
09:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

If you were to put Antonio Conte’s career on trial, his character witnesses would include Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson. The venerable Manchester United manager wasn’t afraid to rid himself of a player to whom he took a disliking,…

Premier League
Why does Aaron Wan-Bissaka continue to go under the radar?
19:00 Wednesday 14th August 2019

Aaron Wan-Bissaka is the new Manchester United first-choice right-back. I say it without hesitation, he's the best player the Red Devils have had in that position since Gary Neville. The 44-year-old retired eight years ago... Antonio Valencia…

Premier League
Can anyone challenge Manchester City and Liverpool in 2019/20?
17:02 Tuesday 13th August 2019

The concept of having one or two clubs exerting dominance over their counterparts in a domestic league has become a popular trend in European football. It's a story that is playing out with more familiarity, particularly over the last…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Premier League
Can Harry Maguire be Manchester United's VVD?
16:01 Sunday 11th August 2019

Spending astronomically to sign players is now the transfer market norm. According to Transfermarkt, the Premier League spent just shy of £1.4 billion before their window closed. With the UEFA window open until 2 September, La Liga…

Transfers
Should Manchester United cash in on Paul Pogba for the right offer?
17:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

Will Manchester United be desperate enough to keep Paul Pogba beyond 2019/20? Their resolve will surely receive a series of tests from Europe's biggest spenders in the transfer market. You don’t need to be an expert to discern Pogba…

Premier League
Can Manchester United fans be rational about Daniel Sturridge?
15:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

The Premier League transfer window is closed. No players on another club’s books can be signed in England’s top flight until January. Players can be sold, however, and other European clubs will still be buying until 2 September.…

Championship
No Rooney turn; All roads lead to Derby
09:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

If it isn’t the man Premier League fans love to hate. Wayne Rooney, having left English football last summer to join MLS, has agreed his next destination once contract terminates at DC United. Do not adjust your monitor;…

Premier League
Top 10 Premier League summer signings
08:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

After nearly two months of rumours and drama, the Premier League transfer window has finally closed. Deadline Day was its usual frantic self. Most sides didn’t wait till the final minute to rope in their prized assets but Arsenal and…

Premier League
2019/20 Premier League preview
12:01 Friday 9th August 2019

If you’re the type to draw conclusions from singular events, then the Community Shield bodes well for a repeat of last season’s down-to-the-wire title race between Manchester City and Liverpool. Raheem Sterling’s early opener…

Transfers
Christian Eriksen: From London to Madrid via Manchester?
09:01 Friday 9th August 2019

The summer transfer window is now over. Once again, Manchester United was linked with names aplenty though only three deals were pushed over the line. Paulo Dybala was heavily rumoured to be swapped for Romelu Lukaku, but…

Premier League
2019/20 Manchester City Premier League preview
19:00 Thursday 8th August 2019

That Pep Guardiola has created a monster in Manchester is no longer news. What remains unknown is how much more the team can accomplish. After spending over £300million in two seasons to rebuild the ageing City squad, the Catalan-born…

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
2019/20 Manchester United Premier League preview
19:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

As Manchester United fans will know all-too-well, there is no Champions League football on the cards for the 2019/20 campaign. Despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's early-season heroics the team couldn't maintain the energy-levels that's…

Premier League
2019/20 Leicester City Premier League preview
17:00 Tuesday 6th August 2019

It’s fair to say Leicester City remains a club looking to establish a precise identity. In general Premier League terms, a club can be in the top six, relegation-threatened or an established mid-table side. Since the 2014/15 season, Leicester…