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Premier League
Should Liverpool break the bank for Jadon Sancho?
12:00 Saturday 7th December 2019

Jadon Sancho is clearly a young man unafraid to make a big decision. In 2017, at 17, he turned down a lucrative first professional contract with Manchester City, opting instead to join the vanguard of young English talent plying their…

Premier League
Should Manchester United try to beat Mourinho to Bruno Fernandes?
09:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

As a US resident, it is my civic duty to consume mass amounts of turkey today. If you are not a US resident and are therefore missing out, that just means more for me. Another thing for which to be grateful. Happy Thanksgiving. Before the tryptophan…

European Championships
Olivier Giroud must choose between Euro2020 and Chelsea
09:00 Monday 18th November 2019

France were in Tirana on Sunday evening attending to formalities. Already qualified for Euro 2020 this coming summer, a victory over Albania would allow Les Bleus to top their group, easing the minds of other top seeds reluctant to draw the…

Premier League
Can Manchester United fans be rational about Daniel Sturridge?
15:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

The Premier League transfer window is closed. No players on another club’s books can be signed in England’s top flight until January. Players can be sold, however, and other European clubs will still be buying until 2 September.…

Premier League
Was Dayot Upamecano the answer for Arsenal?
12:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

Arsenal was desperate for a quality centre-back before Laurent Koscielny's departure to Bordeaux. With their disenchanted captain gone, the urgency increased. Reportedly, the Gunners inquired after RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano.…

Italy
Are Juventus crazy to sell Moise Kean? Or worse?
08:01 Sunday 4th August 2019

Not many months ago, Juventus shed the spotlight on a special youth academy product. Moise Kean strode the Allianz Stadium pitch with a Pogba-esque swagger and powered in goals like Didier Drogba. The 19-year-old proved his mettle with…

Transfers
Call me crazy but Manchester United can use Mandzukic
08:02 Friday 2nd August 2019

The Romelu Lukaku saga is as hot and uncomfortable as a 35º day at Glastonbury. Manchester United fans are excited by the billing, sweat the transfer then dehydrate when nothing comes of it. First, he was off to Inter with Ivan Perisic…

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…

Premier League
Paul Pogba at Manchester United: Success or failure?
09:00 Tuesday 9th July 2019

And so it is about to end. Paul Pogba's time at Manchester United draws to a conclusion. If there's one word to define the Frenchman's three-year tenure at Old Trafford, it must be eventful. The 26-year-old has ticked every…

Premier League
Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

Spain
How will Barcelona spend their summer?
15:00 Monday 10th June 2019

For the vast majority of European clubs, securing a second successive league title, reaching a domestic cup final and a Champions League semi-final would represent a good campaign. For Barcelona, it was an utter failure. Alright, there was…

Premier League
6 reasons Real Madrid might avoid signing Chelsea's Eden Hazard
09:00 Saturday 30th December 2017

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard's father recently revealed the Belgian turned down a new contract with the Blues to see whether Real Madrid might make an approach in January. Real have been linked with Hazard for years without ever making…

Opinion
Should Chelsea fans be worried about their side’s inactivity in the transfer market?
11:00 Monday 10th July 2017

To say this transfer market has been riddled with baseless rumours which have mostly led nowhere, will be an understatement. It's been worse with Chelsea football club – all talk and no action; should the fans of the Blues be perturbed? After…

Premier League
One simple reason Gareth Bale returning to England makes no sense
18:48 Thursday 1st June 2017

Open your local paper's back pages while commuting into work this morning. If you're paperless, click on your favourite football website. Either way, you're bound to see a rumour claiming Gareth Bale is leaving Real Madrid to return to the…

Opinion
Who will Sunderland struggle to keep this summer?
10:00 Saturday 13th May 2017

With Sunderland being relegated back to the Championship, which players will manager David Moyes be able to keep hold of at the Stadium of Light? This is a question asked at the end of every season. In the 2015/16 campaign, it was Newcastle's…