Five January Deals that Could Prove to be Make or Break

Five January Deals that Could Prove to be Make or Break

The 2016-17 campaign saw a number of high profile loan moves in January and some players have been given a rare life-line in Premier League football with some big money moves on permanent deals. Here are just five players whose careers could rocket from their January move or it might break them... Morgan Schneiderlin One of the most high-profile switches was Schneiderlin's move from Manchester United to Everton. The Frenchman was hugely impressive under Ronald Koeman at Southampton and he …
Jese Rodriguez to Liverpool - Would it Help Both of Them?

Jese Rodriguez to Liverpool - Would it Help Both of Them?

"After 10 years at Real Madrid I had to take a new path and head to a club that would allow me to grow as a player. Here I will have more opportunities and more playing time to show my talent."
This hopeful statement was said by the Real Madrid player Jese Rodriguez as he was moving to Paris Saint German in last August. Indeed, the Spaniard had reason for hope. After a decent few seasons at Real …
Liverpool Would be Mad to get a Sadio Mane Replacement in January

Liverpool Would be Mad to get a Sadio Mane Replacement in January

There is no need for Jurgen Klopp to go fishing in the January transfer window for a replacement for Sadio Mane. The Senegalese is expected to join his national side for the Africa Cup of Nations and will miss a number of Premier League fixtures at the start of the new year. Mane will be a huge loss to Klopp's side because he has already scored six league goals this season, as well as notching up five assists and has …
Why Julian Weigl to Manchester United Would Make Perfect Sense

Why Julian Weigl to Manchester United Would Make Perfect Sense

It's the international break and admittedly, things outside of this bubble called football, have for once, seemed more important for all of us in this period - such as the recent United States Presidential Election. Whether you are a disappointed Democrat or an excited Republican, it is all over now and about time we switched our minds back to the more pressing questions in life, especially if you're a Manchester United fan - Should the Red Devils sign Julian Weigl from …
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Should be on Premier League Clubs' Radar

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Should be on Premier League Clubs' Radar

Born 100 miles west of Barcelona, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic always looked destined to be a quality athlete. His father, Nikola, was a professional footballer in Serbia, Spain, Portugal and Austria, and his mother, Milana, was a top level basketball player in Yugoslavia. He decided to pursue his father’s sport, and it was a good decision. The 21-year-old started his career in Serbia and came through the youth academy of Vojvodina. A midfielder by trade, he won two national championship titles with …
Premier League Clubs and Wasted Talents

Premier League Clubs and Wasted Talents

The Premier League is probably the most exciting proposition in the world for an up-and-coming foreign star. Over the last few decades, we've seen the rise of names such as Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez among many others. They all arrived with a good reputation, bags of talent, strong determination and left as superstars.   There is, however, one big factor that made them what they are: they were all given the time and space to adjust in …
Analysing Lucas Perez's Move to Arsenal

Analysing Lucas Perez's Move to Arsenal

On August 30th, Arsenal finally confirmed the signing of Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez.  The 27 year-old has signed for a reported 17.1m from Deportivo.  After multiple summers of Arsenal fans begging Arsene Wenger to sign another striker, Wenger has finally given in and brought in the Spaniard. The signing of Perez gives this Arsenal squad some much needed striker depth.  The long term injury to Danny Welbeck made striker a position of priority this summer.  With Welbeck's injury, …
David Luiz - A Panic Buy, But One That Needed to Happen

David Luiz - A Panic Buy, But One That Needed to Happen

David Luiz made a sensational return to Chelsea on deadline day as the club finally brought in a central defender. They had been trying to sign one all summer, with Kalidou Koulibaly being the priority target. However they couldn't agree a deal with Napoli, which left them desperately searching for another option during the final days of the window. Although they were unlikely to target David Luiz at the beginning of the summer, it was a deal that made sense for all …
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