Analysing Lukaku's Improvement: Is he Ready for a Champions League Move?

Analysing Lukaku's Improvement: Is he Ready for a Champions League Move?

At the age of 23, Romelu Lukaku is reaching a crucial stage of his career, as he attempts to become one of the best strikers in Europe. He was seen as one of the best prospects when he joined Chelsea in 2011, but he couldn't break into the first team at Stamford Bridge. Although this slowed down his progress somewhat, he has been steadily improving at Everton and he is now ready to move to a Champions League club. The …
6 Stories that dominated English Football this week

6 Stories that dominated English Football this week

Pep Guardiola vs Aguero  It was a sight most had become used to this season. A frustrated Pep Guardiola yelling at Sergio Aguero to help his colleagues press. Aguero was having none of it, and it seemed like more tension was abound. Fast forward a few days and it was Aguero that helped City inch closer towards the coveted Champions League Final and a chance to lift that famous old trophy that has evaded them since, well, forever. It remains …
Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

An Arsenal fan joked that he had expected to get drawn against Bayern Munich or Barcelona in the fifth round of the FA Cup, such was the feeling of Deja-vu for Gunners fans. It's quite apt that with it recently being Groundhog Day, that Arsenal are looking like they are about to live through a seeming repeat of the last ten years. The defeat a couple of weeks back to Chelsea was expected by most onlookers, partly down to the current strength …
Atletico president brands United ‘small’ in Griezmann pursuit

Atletico president brands United ‘small’ in Griezmann pursuit

With their much-publicised interest in French international Antoine Griezmann reaching new heights thanks to comments from the striker’s advisor, Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo has had his say on the matter, with the Spaniard damming in his view of Manchester United. United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to unite Griezmann with his international team mate Paul Pogba, in what could once again be a world record transfer fee. However, Carezo has branded United as a “small team”, stating that …
An Italian Solution for Arsenal?

An Italian Solution for Arsenal?

While drawing up plans for the English FA’s £105 million national football centre, David Sheepshanks, the chairman of St. George’s Park, drew inspiration from a few other national football centres in Europe.  One that impressed him quite a bit was the Coverciano, the central training facility and technical headquarters of the Italian Football Federation. It isn’t a facility that will find favour with many English players, who find St. George’s Park to be ‘boring’.  Steven Gerrard thought it wasn’t player …
Why Zlatan will Deliver the Premier League Title to Man United

Why Zlatan will Deliver the Premier League Title to Man United

There have been a number of sensational summer transfers in the Premier League but few have made a similar impact as Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United. The tall Swede has adapted to life in the Premier League fairly easily and already he has made a huge impact on the squad. He may be 35-years-old but by securing his services on a free, Jose Mourinho has made one of the best signings of the summer. Manchester United have been in great …
Five Players Liverpool Must Target to Solve Their Problem Areas

Five Players Liverpool Must Target to Solve Their Problem Areas

The January transfer window has come and gone but Liverpool fans are still disappointed at the lack of incoming activity. The starting XI has shown how effective they can be in the Premier League but when put to the test, the squad failed to deliver and it was clear throughout the winter period that Jurgen Klopp needs to invest in new players. There are several areas that need addressing, with centre-back being the priority and there are some exciting talents …
Should Ozil be Dropped by Arsene Wenger?

Should Ozil be Dropped by Arsene Wenger?

Another season, same old Arsenal has become a cliche.  Out of the title race and all but out of the Champions League in the R-16 stage for the seventh year running. The standout performer for Arsenal this season has been Alexis Sanchez without a shadow of a doubt and by some distance. There has also been growing concerns about their other talisman, Mesut Ozil. Ozil this season has been a mere shadow of his former self. Often looking disinterested, jaded …
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