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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…

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…

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…

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,…

Premier League
Should the Toffees look at Zlatan?
10:01 Saturday 21st December 2019

With Carlo Ancelotti reportedly set to be named Everton manager, the Italian must be thinking of names for his January transfer wish list. Widespread reports suggest veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set for a shock move to Goodison…

France
Stade Rennais are the team to watch in France
19:01 Friday 20th December 2019

When Stade Rennes won the Coupe de France last season, mild shockwaves rippled around French football. Rennes are a middling club, the French equivalent of Wolves or Granada. While they are twice Ligue 2 champions, the Brittany-based club…

France
Can PSG succeed without Neymar and Mbappe?
11:00 Sunday 1st December 2019

When Paris Saint-Germain swooped for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in 2017, the target was to accelerate their road to European dominance. Two years later, PSG still can't get out of second gear. The world-class duo has done little to achieve the…

Managerial News
Manchester United far from Pochettino's sole option
09:00 Thursday 21st November 2019

That’s how it is in modern football for managers. One bad spell and all your hard work over the years is overlooked in a matter of days. Mauricio Pochettino is the latest manager to realise there is no such thing as job security anymore. Tottenham…

Italy
What has gone wrong with Adrien Rabiot?
15:01 Saturday 2nd November 2019

The grass isn't always greener on the other side. Adrien Rabiot can attest after leaving Paris Saint Germain for Juventus this summer. From a regular starter at Paris to a player now begging for minutes in Turin, the midfielder's reputation…

Football
How injuries could destroy Neymar’s fine career
17:00 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Think about this, Paris Saint-Germain pays taxes for Neymar before they pay him his weekly wages. Investopedia ranks the Brazilian as the third highest-paid football player in the world. But the Brazilian's career is beginning…

Spain
Opportunity knocks twice for Alphonse Areola
08:00 Sunday 13th October 2019

Football is about taking advantage of opportunities. Alphonse Areola has two knocking. At Real Madrid, Thibaut Courtois’ position is there for the taking. Meanwhile, Hugo Lloris' injury could spell a turnaround with France. Even though…

Europa League
How far can Arsenal go in the Europa League?
08:01 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Once upon a time, Arsenal were English juggernauts. Under Arsene Wenger, they rose to challenge Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United, their run of dominance culminating in the 2003/04 Invincibles season. While their English legacy is secure…

France
Why Neymar is sending a strong message to PSG fans
09:31 Wednesday 2nd October 2019

It all starts from whether Neymar's decision to quit FC Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2017 was the right move for his career. Judging by what transpired between the player and the club during the most recent transfer…

Spain
Is Barcelona's problem in the dugout?
08:00 Saturday 28th September 2019

Barcelona ranks among European and world leaders in tourism, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, science and sport. While it jealously preserves its unique cultural heritage, the Catalunyan capital is now a cosmopolitan city. The one…

France
Where does Mauro Icardi fit in at PSG?
17:01 Sunday 22nd September 2019

After a prolonged period of drama, Mauro Icardi finally found a club. Paris Saint-Germain have signed the Argentinean on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy for a reported £63m fee on deadline day. Inter manager Antonio…