Jorginho will be a Central Figure in Sarri's Revolution at Chelsea

Jorginho will be a Central Figure in Sarri's Revolution at Chelsea

Chelsea finally parted company with Antonio Conte and they have appointed compatriot Maurizio Sarri to replace the outgoing manager. The fact that the former would be leaving Stamford Bridge was one of the worst kept secrets in football. It became clear that he had fallen out with the board during last season, but both sides have been stubborn and it has taken some time to come to an agreement. Remarkably, Conte took charge of the start of pre-season before he …
Perisic Proved Why He Could be the Right Man for Manchester United

Perisic Proved Why He Could be the Right Man for Manchester United

So, the World Cup is over. Given the utter pointlessness of a fixture between the two losing semi-finalists, it is worth revisiting the football match that actually mattered - where national pride was on the line - and so was the opportunity to fight for the ultimate glory. In the end, it was Croatia who - after trailing, courtesy of a stupendous free-kick five minutes into the match, from Tottenham Hotspur full-back Kieran Trippier - then regrouped, to find the …
Fellaini Stays - State of Manchester United's Midfield

Fellaini Stays - State of Manchester United's Midfield

So, the cat is finally out of the bag. Marouane Fellaini has confirmed where he is going to be playing his football beyond the Summer - and it is not AC Milan or China. The Belgian midfielder has signed a two-year extension at Manchester United which will keep him at the club until 2020 at the least, with an option for one more year included in the contract, making it a window where Jose Mourinho is having everything his way, …
Aleksandr Golovin Would be a Smart Signing for Chelsea

Aleksandr Golovin Would be a Smart Signing for Chelsea

Chelsea have had a slow start to the summer with doubts remaining about their manager and their playing staff. They managed to win the FA Cup to end their season on a high, but they have had little to get excited about since. Antonio Conte isn't expected to remain as manager of the club for the 2018/19 season, but he is still in the post at the time of writing. Meanwhile, their lack of Champions League football will make it …
Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno: An Improvement Over Ospina?

Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno: An Improvement Over Ospina?

It is a World Cup summer, so the transfer window is going to show slow progress while the premier national competition is on. Indeed, most big clubs seem to be biding their time and evaluating their options as the World Cup enters the knockout stages this weekend. Most, but not all. Arsenal seem to be going about their transfer business without getting too distracted by the spectacle in Russia. While, they did change their manager long before and they did …
Xherdan Shaqiri to Liverpool: An Inexpensive Backup Option

Xherdan Shaqiri to Liverpool: An Inexpensive Backup Option

Even as the FIFA World Cup is on the brink of beginning, the transfer rumour mill refuses to stop churning. After being stumped by Nabil Fekir’s failed medical, Liverpool it seems are in the market for another attacking wide midfielder. It has been a few days since it was reported that the Reds are interested in Stoke City’s Xherdan Shaqiri and their failure to close the Fekir deal has made their link with Shaqiri that much stronger. Liverpool’s lack of …
Manchester United make a Positive Start in the Transfer Window

Manchester United make a Positive Start in the Transfer Window

It's quite telling that even with only a week left until the World Cup begins in Russia, much of the talk still very much is centred around club football and the transfer window that is capturing the interest of the wider public. Premier League is the ultimate money-making machine in this global sport and English clubs have once again been seen flexing their financial muscles across Europe - bringing in players of top quality from outside England to make them …
Analysing Liverpool's Latest Summer Target - Nabil Fekir

Analysing Liverpool's Latest Summer Target - Nabil Fekir

Nabil Fekir has been a primary target for Liverpool ahead of the summer window and they appear to have landed their man. BBC Sport report that the Reds are close to agreeing a deal for the Lyon captain and the transfer is worth €60 million. He will join Naby Keita and Fabinho as new signings this summer, as Jürgen Klopp attempts to build on what was a successful season. After the disappointment of the Champions League final, it was important …
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