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Premier League
Why Kelechi Iheanacho must leave Leicester City in January
17:00 Tuesday 8th October 2019

"Kelechi is just 17 years old and he’s a very important player for us in the future. "It depends on the way he takes this profession, but I think he’s a good talent." Those were words from then Manchester City gaffer,…

Premier League
Two solutions for Manchester United's right wing?
17:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

Ask yourself why Sir Alex Ferguson signed Robin van Persie. It wasn’t to stick it to Arsene Wenger. That was a bonus. No, he needed someone who could provide balance in the Manchester United attack. Always devastating down the left flank…

Italy
2019/20 Serie A preview
19:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

When Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last summer, the Portuguese star instantly brought renewed attention to Serie A. It's reported they made a 50% profit on their €105 million investment mere hours after…

Transfers
What next for Mario Balotelli after leaving Marseille?
08:00 Thursday 1st August 2019

After winning the 2010 Golden Boy award, Mario Balotelli said he didn’t know who runner-up Jack Wilshere was. That winter in 2010, Balotelli claimed only Lionel Messi betters him in terms of talent. Nine years on, the Italy international is…

Italy
Moise Kean: Cristiano Ronaldo’s heir or just another Mario Balotelli? 
08:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo and Mario Balotelli are exceptionally gifted footballers. Only one has an exceptional attitude. While Ronaldo defies adversity, working tirelessly to master his craft, Balo sulks. Ronaldo would never dream of wearing…

Italy
What next for Balotelli after latest Italy snub?
08:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Mario Balotelli wasn't named in the Italy squad. Roberto Mancini claims he wasn't "100%". He suffered through Balo's antics at Inter Milan and Manchester City. Is the Azzurri boss making a convenient excuse? Is there…

France
Is winning La Classique Thomas Tuchel's last chance saloon?
12:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Paris Saint Germain go into the weekend with another cracker of a fixture. They face in-form Olympic Marseille in Le Classique. PSG's shocking exit in the Champions League against Manchester United remains fresh in supporters' minds.…

France
Is Mario Balotelli the Jose Mourinho of players?
09:00 Friday 8th March 2019

It’s interesting to note that Mario Balotelli didn’t become so popular until Jose Mourinho arrived at Inter Milan in June 2008. Not long after, player and coach weren’t seeing eye-to-eye. One had to make way. So began…

France
What has gone wrong for Rudi Garcia and Marseille?
09:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

AS Monaco has grabbed all the headlines for its uncharacteristic struggles in Ligue 1 this season and rightly so. But Marseille has a seat on the same table, too... The 2018 Europa League finalists have been a shadow of themselves this term…

France
New Club, Same Balotelli
15:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

The deal is done. Mario Balotelli’s transfer to Olympique Marseille is complete. Where does this leave the former Manchester City and Liverpool striker? For better or for worse, he continues to make headlines. Balotelli controls the 12-yard…

France
Is Patrick Vieira having a time in Nice?
15:00 Monday 17th September 2018

'Those who do, can't teach' is a saying to suggest great players usually become bad managers. Apparently, as on-pitch craft is perfected, the ability to communicate understanding often gets worse. Good examples are Diego Maradona,…

Europa League
3 players to watch during UEFA Europa League's Round of 32 action today
09:30 Thursday 22nd February 2018

The UEFA Champions League gave us four impressive games this week. Okay, three and Manchester United/Sevilla, but the European action is far from over. Even though it sometimes doesn't receive deserved recognition, you…

Premier League
4 Premier League flops excelling this season in France
12:00 Thursday 26th October 2017

Almost every football player's ambition is to compete in the Premier League. For some, however, that dream can turn into a nightmare.  Unsuited to the rigorous demands of England's top tier, players have then been known to take their craft…

Opinion
Manchester United: The best and worst
13:00 Tuesday 5th September 2017

We all love looking back on the biggest victories our favourites clubs have had over our biggest rivals but tend to shy away from reliving our worst days. Sadly, bad days are as much a part of football as the glorious moments and Manchester…

France
Did OGC Nice sign Wesley Sneijder to make nice with Mario Balotelli?
10:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

OGC Nice finished third in Ligue 1 in 2016-17. Mario Balotelli did some good work but had his moods. Enter Wesley Sneijder. Strictly from a neutral fan's perspective, Mario Balotelli has two interesting qualities. First, when engaged, he is…