The “Outstanding” Manolo Gabbiadini’s Journey to Southampton

The “Outstanding” Manolo Gabbiadini’s Journey to Southampton

Since the start of the 2015-16 season, Jose Mourinho has been rarely known to praise opposition players on the pitch. But apparently that is exactly what the Special One did on Sunday night during the League Cup final. As the Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini was leaving the field after scoring a brace, which actually should have been a hattrick, Mourinho shook his hand and according to the player, called him “outstanding”. As his team was on course to becoming the …
Can Watford’s Serie A Imports Push Them Up the Table? – Part 1: Mauro Zarate

Can Watford’s Serie A Imports Push Them Up the Table? – Part 1: Mauro Zarate

This winter transfer window has been an interesting one. It proves a couple of points about the English Premier League and the nature of transfers in the winter. First, there is a widely held belief that the winter transfer market is overpriced and it seems that top six clubs generally have to over pay for what they buy in January. In case of a debate, I just name three Liverpool transfers – Suarez, Coutinho and Sturridge to counter this, but …
What Would Koulibaly Bring to Chelsea?

What Would Koulibaly Bring to Chelsea?

According to the Mirror, Chelsea have won the race for Kalidou Koulibaly for a fee believed to be in the region of £30m. If this is true, it is another example of a centre-back costing a lot of money, after Eliaquim Mangala, Nicolas Otamendi and Eric Bailly all arrived in England for big fees. The Napoli centre-back has developed a lot over the last 12 months and many believe he could become one of the best in Europe. If he …
Liverpool wil let Reina leave for £4million

Liverpool wil let Reina leave for £4million

Liverpool's Spanish international goalkeeper Pepe Reina can leave Anfield for a fee of £4million pounds due to a clause in his contract. Brendan Rodgers has made it clear that Simon Mignolet is the new Anfield No 1 and that there is no way back for fans favourite Pepe Reina. Liverpool however will not be able to receive a transfer fee over £4 million pounds. On Monday Reina had this to say on his Liverpool future 'Liverpool got another goalkeeper and they …
No Liverpool return for Reina

No Liverpool return for Reina

Napoli's on-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has said that he see's no future for himself at the Premier League Club. Speaking ahead of Napoli's Europa League tie against Swansea City Reina has confirmed that he is very happy in Italy and does not expect to be at Anfield come the start of the 2014-15 season. Reina, who has been linked with numerous clubs including Barcelona and Atletico Madrid recently has not ruled out making his loan spell with Napoli a …
Do Arsenal need a Change in Approach?

Do Arsenal need a Change in Approach?

There are less than two weeks before the start of the new season and Arsenal are yet to make the big signing their fans have been waiting for. As the Suarez saga rages on, Arsenal have only signed forward Yaya Sanago from French club Auxerre on a free transfer. Sanago made his debut at the weekend in the Emirates Cup, which was won by Galatasaray. Arsenal’s pre-season had been going well, swotting teams aside on their Asian tour. On Saturday …
Pepe Reina To Leave Liverpool On Loan: Two Sides To The Story

Pepe Reina To Leave Liverpool On Loan: Two Sides To The Story

Pepe Reina has confirmed via a public farewell message that he will be leaving Liverpool for Napoli on loan for the duration of next season. Speculation over the future of the Liverpool goalkeeper has been frequent of late, first when his head was turned by the possibility of playing for Barcelona and most recently with the purchase of Simon Mignolet, a young and proven Premier League goalkeeper who amounts to more than just backup. (Check out our Reina v Mignolet comparison!) …
Cavani Potential Target For Chelsea | Cavani Stats plus EPL Creators

Cavani Potential Target For Chelsea | Cavani Stats plus EPL Creators

According to the president of Napoli Football Club “Cavani is of the interest of Chelsea”, as was tweeted by the official Napoli SSC Twitter account. This strategy of publicizing news by both clubs and players has been increasingly apparent in recent years. Probably most famously to everybody who follows twitter will remember the transfer saga of Eden Hazard, announcing his future over the media server, causing chaos. [caption id="attachment_33314" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Official Twitter of Napoli FC[/caption] Cavani as usual has …