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Is playing beside Messi and Ronaldo ruining Paulo Dybala's career?
08:01 Sunday 23rd June 2019

Not many players have had the privilege of lining up in the same team as both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Paulo Dybala is among the lucky few. Except in his case, it's proving more a hindrance than a help. The 25-year-old…

Spain
3 replacements for Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Antoine Griezmann finally did it. He allowed his hunger for silverware to cloud his loyalty to Atletico Madrid. The Netflix documentary feels silly now, doesn’t it? Rojiblancos faithful channelled their emotions following the new 'Decision'. Massive…

Italy
How will Juventus spend their summer?
15:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

The times they are a-changing.  A bittersweet feeling lingers around Juventus. Finishing the season as undisputed Serie A champions for the eighth successive campaign should be considered successful, no? Instead, it's become old hat.…

Spain
Big summer ahead for in-revolution Atletico Madrid
09:00 Friday 17th May 2019

Clubs and managers approach transfer windows in different ways. Some prefer to splash the cash and use the opportunity to heavily reinforce their squad, while others only move when they must. This summer, Atletico Madrid fall into…

Italy
Dybala, Icardi swap deal best for all parties
16:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

They are both Argentineans stranded at an adjacent career crossroad. Paulo Dybala and Mauro Icardi face an uncertain future at Juventus and Inter Milan respectively. A swap deal is speculated. Although very improbable, it is potentially…

Italy
Emre Can enjoying life at Juventus
12:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Emre Can chose to run down his contract at Liverpool and moved to Juventus on a free last summer. Some may have wondered why anyone will do such a thing. But after spending four years at Anfield with no trophy to show for it, it is perfectly…

Premier League
Why recent performance proved Romelu Lukaku remains a flat-track bully
09:00 Saturday 3rd November 2018

It's fair to say Romelu Lukaku won't remember the last few games with much fondness. When he played out games against Chelsea, Juventus and Everton in his head, he would have envisioned things going extremely differently. The Belgian…

Spain
5 top candidates to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 1st August 2018

Can a player like Cristiano Ronaldo be replaced?  The 450 goals in 438 games brand is not the type of scorer you pick up at the mini-mart. Regardless, life goes on; Real Madrid must play the 2018/19 season not only without Zinedine…

Italy
Ronaldo, Higuain & Dybala: Will three be a crowd at Juventus?
09:00 Wednesday 11th July 2018

With a World Cup that hasn't often made sense still ongoing, Cristiano Ronaldo restored some sanity by making a surprise switch from Real Madrid to Juventus. The deal makes sense for all parties, although a pair of acquaintances in…

Champions League
Real Madrid vs Juventus: Champions League 2nd leg preview
14:00 Wednesday 11th April 2018

Juventus and Real Madrid face each other in the Santiago Bernabeu tonight in their Champions League quarterfinal tie's second leg. No side has come back from 3-0 down in a Champions League quarterfinal, not even Manchester City, but Roma…

World Cup
Lionel Messi leading Argentina to World Cup glory is the final piece of his greatness jigsaw
09:30 Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Lionel Messi's name will forever be remembered in football history. His greatness is not in doubt but is he really as immortal as many believe? His talent is unquestioned but his impact on the beautiful game is diminished given he…

World Cup
Dybala and Icardi not making the World Cup squad will be shocking
08:30 Thursday 29th March 2018

The Argentine squad for the friendlies against Italy and Spain was good. It could have been great but for the shocking exclusion of both Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala. The Serie A pair have been electric this season, but there is a high chance they…

International
What's going on with Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala in Argentina?
09:30 Thursday 22nd March 2018

Argentina is about to undertake its two toughest tests before the 2018 FIFA World Cup. La Albiceleste will play against Italy and Spain in their final tune-up matches before the squad gets together for the tournament. They will likely play…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho has nothing left on the right
19:00 Saturday 20th January 2018

If the feud between Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho heats up again the Portuguese will have new ordnance to drop on his adversary. The Alexis Sanchez deal is all but done and the United manager is set to ink a lengthy extension. By contrast…

Italy
Race for Scudetto down to two contenders
11:00 Tuesday 16th January 2018

Can Paulo Dybala inspire Juventus to seven titles in a row. Can Lorenzo Insigne do enough for Napoli to hold the Old Lady at bay. Italian football has coalesced into a two-club race for the Scudetto. Less than two months ago Serie A looked…