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Premier League
Should Manchester United go all out for Wilfred Ndidi?
12:01 Sunday 26th January 2020

If there was anything Manchester United's loss to Liverpool proved, it was the importance of a quality midfield. Last Sunday's game against their old enemy showcased why even Pep Guardiola's centurions struggle to go toe-to-toe…

Premier League
Why Chelsea should ignore Edinson Cavani transfer
08:00 Sunday 26th January 2020

Maurizio Sarri's one-year rollercoaster ride at Chelsea ended on a bright note. The Italian finished third in the Premier League, won the Europa League and secured a Champions League berth for the Blue twice over. Since the Premier…

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
How does the Raiola hire affect Lingard's United future?
12:01 Sunday 12th January 2020

January is an extremely tricky time. Transfer-wise, it's rare that you get what you want. Clubs who look to reinforce themselves are often met with firm no's from other sides who're keen to keep ahold of their stars. Players'…

Premier League
Will Newcastle finally cut ties with Yoshinori Muto?
12:01 Saturday 11th January 2020

Newcastle could sell Yoshinori Muto in January. The 27-year-old is on the periphery at St James’ Park, behind Joelinton, Dwight Gayle and Andy Carroll in Steve Bruce's pecking order. The Japanese international spent most of the…

Bundesliga
What happened to Ademola Lookman at RB Leipzig?
17:02 Friday 10th January 2020

Following a lack of first-team opportunities at Everton, last summer, Ademola Lookman decided to return to the club he went on loan to during the 2017/18 season; RB Leipzig, although this time, it was a permanent switch. However,…

Transfers
What next for Olivier Giroud?
20:40 Thursday 9th January 2020

Olivier Giroud was never really considered the most popular striker in London during his eight-year spell in the English capital. The Frenchman somehow managed to stay away from controversy and fanfare for nearly a decade plying his trade in…

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…

Premier League
Cenk Tosun must leave Everton in January
09:00 Sunday 5th January 2020

Cenk Tosun could finally be on his way out of Everton as he finds himself out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti and can’t afford to waste the season on the bench. The 28-year-old hasn’t managed to nail down a starting place since…

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
Ben Chilwell emerges at Leicester City
17:32 Sunday 15th December 2019

In contemporary football, fullbacks became integral to how teams set up in attack and defence, often in that order. They stretch defences and open space organically. Zinedine Zidane used Marcelo and Dani Carvajal, spraying crosses…

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,…