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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?…

Transfers
Is Erling Haaland’s exit proving too costly for RB Salzburg?
17:00 Thursday 5th March 2020

RB Salzburg had little or no chance of holding on to Erling Braut-Haaland after the teenager's exploits this season. But the club may be regretting letting him go in the middle of the campaign. The reigning Austrian champions were on course…

Transfers
Will new acquisition Yan Couto fulfil potential at Manchester City?
17:00 Wednesday 4th March 2020

Manchester City announced the acquisition of young Brazilian full-back Yan Couto, as the team prepared to take on Aston Villa in the League Cup last Sunday. The highly-rated 17-year-old, who has been compared to Dani Alves, is expected to be…

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…

Transfers
Can Lewis Morgan be a hit at Inter Miami?
17:00 Sunday 23rd February 2020

Celtic thought they signed a star for the future when they snapped up young winger Lewis Morgan from St Mirren in January 2018. Still raw, the pacey wide man impressed in the Scottish Championship and was tipped for a bright career. Not so…

Spain
Does La Liga transfer exemption betray clubs in the relegation battle?
09:02 Thursday 20th February 2020

With key forwards Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele likely ruled out for the remainder of the season, FC Barcelona have been given permission by La Liga to take advantage of a special rule which makes them able to sign a player from another Spanish…

Transfers
Are Barcelona headed for a Messi divorce?
08:01 Sunday 9th February 2020

Gone are the days when Barcelona were untouchable, the best club in the world in terms of on-pitch performance and lauded for their ideals off it. The Catalan side reached its greatest success under Pep Guardiola. Everything seemed perfect…

Transfers
Why is Keisuke Honda at Botafogo?
12:01 Friday 7th February 2020

A few competitions develop reputations as retirement leagues by signing famous stars playing out the string. The Campeonato Brasileiro doesn't deserve the tag. Yes, Selecao legends Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo all returned to Samba Nation…

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…

Transfers
Why Chelsea should go all out for Edinson Cavani
08:00 Thursday 23rd January 2020

Frank Lampard has stopped short of conceding Chelsea's interest in Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan made known his desire to leave Paris Saint-German recently and has become the subject of transfer speculation. Atletico Madrid has been credited…

Football
8 Players who signed but never played
17:00 Monday 20th January 2020

With the time put into football transfers these days and the hype built around them, players face enormous expectations to deliver the goods and justify their price tags. In some cases, though, the player never has the chance. …

Premier League
Why Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United is a step forward
09:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

So all the buildup seems to have paid off and Manchester United are believed to be signing a player this January; Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese attacking midfielder has not only been linked with a move to Old Trafford since…

Premier League
Jack Rodwell: A second chance at second chances?
12:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

When Sheffield United signed Ravel Morrison last July, sceptics raked Chris Wilder over the coals. Morrison barely played in previous stints in Mexico, Italy, England and Spain. All were cut short due to the gifted midfielder's propensity…

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'…

Transfers
Why has Thomas Lemar failed to shine at Atletico Madrid?
17:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Thomas Lemar was nowhere to be found as Atletico Madrid secured a rare 3-2 win over Barcelona in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday. It's a real fall from grace when a player that was once tipped to rise to the very top…