Suhayb Ali

The Pragmatists vs The Perfectionists: Guardiola vs Mourinho

The Pragmatists vs The Perfectionists: Guardiola vs Mourinho

The Perfectionists: Guardiola, Klopp and Wenger Pep Guardiola has arrived in the Barclays Premier League and constructed a team that plays beautiful free-flowing football which delights football fans from every persuasion. In addition to this they have run away with the League title light years ahead of Jose Mourinho's Manchester United. However, it must not be forgotten that one of the main reasons as to why Pep has been able to have such a great side is because in the …
Who could replace Conte at Chelsea?

Who could replace Conte at Chelsea?

If Chelsea sack Antonio Conte during the season, you would expect Guus Hiddink to take over in his cover supervisor role till a proper manager is brought in, in the Summer. Hiddink has a great record at Chelsea and calling on him mid-season once again would definitely make sense if Conte continues to struggle. His record proves that he'd probably have a better end to the season that Conte as his job would be a simple one: to galvanise a …
Where do Aubameyang and Mkhi leave Arsenal?

Where do Aubameyang and Mkhi leave Arsenal?

Once it was realised Alexis Sanchez would not be an Arsenal player by the end of the window, it was all doom and gloom and once it became clear Man Utd was the destination, it seemed to be even worse. To lose their best player to Jose Mourinho of all people seemed to just make the situation worse. But to replace him with Henrikh Mkhitaryan now was probably the best deal they were ever going to get, considering Sanchez' attitude …
Should Tony Pulis have gone?

Should Tony Pulis have gone?

After almost three years as head coach at West Brom and Premier League finishes of 13th, 14th and 10th, Tony Pulis has been given his p45 as football is becoming more and more unforgiving for the managers. Although it may seem a harsh decision, was it the right one? Pulis had himself admitted over recent weeks that football is indeed a results game and with only one win for this season leaving them one point above the relegation zone, West …
Is Mourinho's second season going to plan?

Is Mourinho's second season going to plan?

We all know how the Jose Mourinho three year story unfolds but this time around, it seems Pep Guardiola did not read the script and Jose may need some ad libbing to win the league, potentially in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Mourinho almost attempts to dictate the media and get his own narrative across. He does this by giving his prediction and his own assessment of his team the way he wants everyone else to judge him. Most managers …