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Premier League
Why can't other Premier League clubs behave like Arsenal and Chelsea?
12:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

John Cena could be the only WWE superstar not to commit a heel turn at any point in his career. Virtually every famous professional wrestler turns his back on partners and fans to play the bad guy for a while. Even Hulk Hogan did. Why not Cena?…

Premier League
Who is Arsenal target Orkun Kokcu?
09:01 Monday 9th March 2020

Recent reports suggest Arsenal opened talks with Eredivisie giants Feyenoord regarding 19-year-old midfielder Orkun Kokcu. The Gunners had some luck in dealing with the Rotterdammers once before. Robin van Persie turned out alright. Can…

Premier League
Does Djibril Sidibe deserve a permanent deal at Everton?
17:01 Friday 28th February 2020

French right-back Djibril Sidibe is currently on loan at Goodison Park. Everton can make the option permanent at season's end. To encourage the club, Sidibe must contest club captain Seamus Coleman for his place in the team. So…

Germany
What does Dani Olmo offer RB Leipzig?
12:00 Tuesday 28th January 2020

RB Leipzig signed young forward Dani Olmo from Dinamo Zagreb for an initial fee of €16 million until 2025. The German club beat European giants Barcelona, Arsenal, Manchester United and AC Milan to the Catalunyan's signature if rumours…

Germany
Should Alvaro Odriozola look beyond Bayern Munich?
16:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

Bayern Munich signed Alvaro Odriozola on loan from Real Madrid this week, on a contract which expires at this season's end. When the Spaniard arrived at Los Blancos two years ago, I wrote about how it would complicate matters for then-manager…

Premier League
Boubakary Soumare's choice: Manchester United or Chelsea?
09:00 Friday 24th January 2020

More than halfway through the January transfer window, many clubs haven’t filled their needs. Among those sides, Chelsea and Manchester United struggle with consistency, injuries and for a top-four place. Searching for…

Transfers
Can good friends Ajax help Barcelona out of another jam?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

When Rinus Michels brought Total Football to Barcelona in the 1970s, it began a beautiful friendship. Johan Cruijff eventually followed his mentor to the Nou Camp. The legendary Dutch midfielder played in Blaugrana stripes, won titles as the…

Premier League
Is Carlo Ancelotti looking for a deep-lying midfield playmaker?
09:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

James Milner, who went off in the tenth minute, was the closest thing to a member of Jurgen Klopp’s preferred XI to start the FA Cup Third Round Merseyside Derby at Anfield on Sunday. Everton still lost to Liverpool’s youngsters.…

European Football
Transfer Analysis: Benfica's latest addition, Julian Weigl
08:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

Benfica made their first move in the winter transfer window, securing Julian Weigl's services from Borussia Dortmund for a reported £17 million. The fee is the club's joint-highest expenditure, matching that paid for Real Madrid's…

Netherlands
Should Myron Boadu depart AZ Alkmaar?
15:00 Sunday 5th January 2020

It’s possible you haven’t heard of Myron Boadu. After all, he’s just an 18-year-old playing for AZ Alkmaar. No big deal. But look closer and you’ll see this forward has the makings of an international superstar. The…

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…

Premier League
Can Lampard address Chelsea's defensive issues in the January window?
09:01 Wednesday 25th December 2019

Chelsea began their Premier League campaign poorly under new boss Frank Lampard. The Blues suffered a 4-0 thrashing against Manchester United in the opening fixture followed by a loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup, albeit this time in…

Premier League
How might a permanent manager affect Arsenal's January transfer activity?
09:01 Friday 13th December 2019

When Arsenal sacked Unai Emery, it wasn’t necessarily a turning point. By allowing Freddie Ljungberg to see out the campaign, they’re basically pulling into the services until summer. Of course, while they idle the months away,…

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…