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Spain
Will Kieran Trippier be a hit with Atletico Madrid?
09:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

Under Daniel Levy, Tottenham Hotspur developed into a stable that supplies top European clubs with superstars. Gareth Bale. Luka Modric. Kyle Walker. and now Kieran Trippier. The England right-back joined Tottenham from Burnley in…

Transfers
Why Chelsea must sell Callum Hudson-Odoi
12:01 Wednesday 17th July 2019

According to reports, Bayern Munich is readying a bid for Chelsea’s Callum Hudon-Odoi. The Bavarians are prepared to slap an additional £10 million on the £35 million which was turned down in January. Is the young Englishman…

Afcon
AFCON absentees: Who will be missed most by clubs?
19:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

As the African Cup of Nations draws to a close, the thoughts of those involved will naturally turn away from international matters and back to the season ahead with their respective clubs. AFCON's 32nd edition sprung many surprises, such…

Transfers
Is Diego Costa the striker Everton need?
17:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

Diego Costa has been strongly linked to Everton in the past week. His signature is obtainable as Atletico Madrid reportedly transfer listed the Brazilian forward three months ago. Moreover, the Spanish giants have bolstered their attacking…

France
Is Nicolas Pepe the real deal?
12:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

From lowly beginnings with the Angers reserves, Nicolas Pepe broke into the club’s first team. He didn't impress immediately, scoring a meagre three goals in the 2016/17 campaign. But Lille saw enough promise in the young winger to…

European Football
Everton Soares' Copa America performance opened UEFA doors
17:00 Saturday 13th July 2019

Major tournaments make for the best shop windows. The World Cup, Euros and Copa America all have global appeal. The African Cup of Nations is growing more influential. A relatively unknown player at a comparatively small club can attract…

Transfers
Is Solskjaer trying to be Sir Alex to Pogba's Ronaldo?
18:14 Thursday 11th July 2019

If you asked Dame Shirley Bassey about Paul Pogba’s allegedly desired move to Real Madrid, the legendary diva might say it was a “bit of history repeating”. At first, you might think that’s because the French midfielder…

Managerial News
Questions people aren’t asking about Frank Lampard
09:00 Wednesday 10th July 2019

It’s not conjectured anymore. Frank Lampard landed his dream job. This is by far the biggest leap in his managerial career. Okay, so it's the only leap. The fact remains there is more than a significant gap between the 26th-ranked…

Transfers
Why Arsenal should sign Nabil Fekir?
15:00 Monday 8th July 2019

Arsenal has no one but themselves to blame for their downturn in form towards the end of the 2018/19 campaign. The Gunners won just once in their final five league fixtures, failing to capitalise on the constant slip-ups made by the…

Transfers
Does Wilfred Zaha make sense for Arsenal?
12:01 Monday 8th July 2019

Not that they aren't accustomed to it, but people mocked Arsenal's initial offer for Wilfred Zaha. Crystal Palace rebuffed the opening £40 million bid. The Selhurst Park outfit value the player at twice that, minimum. In…

Transfers
What will Belgian top-tier stars bring to Premier League squads?
17:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Players who emerge from the Belgian First Division A are often quite expensive. Premier League clubs don’t mind paying. They cough out on the price-tag because such prospects could prove to be worth their weight in gold.…

Premier League
How will Sheffield United spend their summer?
15:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

It seems as if there's an unwritten rule that only one Yorkshire representative may populate the Premier League per annum. Sheffield United will take their place in the big-time as the 2019/20 top-flight team from god’s own country.…

Transfers
Will Genk move open bigger European doors for Stephen Odey?
12:00 Monday 1st July 2019

Football is filled with stories of players who rise from obscurity to fame in a relatively short period of time. Stephen Odey may not be vying for the Ballon d’Or but his ascent from the lower levels of Nigerian football to…

Transfers
Why Manchester United should move for Samuel Umtiti
17:01 Sunday 30th June 2019

The two Manchester giants experienced contrasting emotions during the recently-concluded Premier League campaign. While City conquered the division and became the first English side ever to sweep all three domestic trophies, rivals United endured…

Managerial News
6 contenders as the next Newcastle United manager
10:01 Saturday 29th June 2019

It had been coming. On Monday, Newcastle United and Rafael Benitez parted ways. Attributed to a contract dispute in which this summer’s transfer budget proved an unresolvable issue, the reasoning goes far beyond that. The Spaniard’s…