Manchester United Champions League Walkthrough: Group A

Manchester United Champions League Walkthrough: Group A

Champions League is back at Manchester United and Old Trafford can finally look forward to some big and potentially enjoyable nights, thanks to a memorable European campaign that culminated in a victorious night at Stockholm lasts season. Although winning the Premier League for the first time in five years is still very much the primary objective, the Red Devils and more importantly, Jose Mourinho himself will be under considerable pressure to make their mark in a competition they have won …
Arsenal vs Basel Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs Basel Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On September 28th, Arsenal will be hosting Basel at the Emirates Stadium in the Champions League.  Both teams came from behind for 1-1 draws in matchday one. Both teams will look to get three points on matchday two. Arsenal snatched a very undeserved point from their match at the Parc des Princes thanks to a late equalizer from Alexis Sanchez. They'll be looking to improve their result and their performance against Basel. Basel were the beneficiaries of an even later equalizer …
Is Breel Embolo Needed by Manchester United?

Is Breel Embolo Needed by Manchester United?

There are lots of reports coming out of Switzerland that a deal taking Breel Donald Embolo to Manchester United is close. The reputable German news source Bild are suggesting the fee could be as high as €35m plus €10m in add ons. That is a huge amount of money for a relatively unproven 19 year old, but Embolo is deserving of his hype. He has everything to develop into a top striker, while many are tipping him to be the …
Do Arsenal Need Further Reinforcements?

Do Arsenal Need Further Reinforcements?

This 2015/16 Premier League campaign has been an odd one at the top end of the league, with reigning champions Chelsea doing so poorly, early leaders Manchester City stuttering and Leicester surprising all by keeping pace with the leaders. The inconsistent form of the top clubs has almost made it seem as though the trophy is in some way cursed or smeared in something unpleasant and as a result, nobody wants to win it! What it has done, is present …
Why The Europa League is Important for Brendan Rodgers

Why The Europa League is Important for Brendan Rodgers

There’s no question a large portion of Liverpool fans have challenged Rodger’s priorities in cup competitions. Liverpool advanced through to the FA Cup quarter-finals where they will face Blackburn Rovers at home. True Liverpool are in an advantageous position and have a very good chance to win it and it’s a great way for Gerrard to exit the club as well as Rodgers winning his first piece of silverware. But, imagine if he wins The FA Cup and fails to get Liverpool …
Champions League Preview: What Awaits Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal?

Champions League Preview: What Awaits Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal?

On Monday 15th December in Nyon, at the headquarters of UEFA, Gianni Infantino, the UEFA general secretary, and Karl-Heinz Riedle, the ambassador for this years Champions League Final in Berlin, have taken the first step in this year's epic journey to the Holy Grail of club football. They have drawn the pairs for the Round 16 and did well enough to leave us with some mouthwatering clashes to look forward to in the upcoming weeks. There will be mixed feelings …
Liverpool vs FC Basel | Champions League Preview

Liverpool vs FC Basel | Champions League Preview

Liverpool and Basel clash on Tuesday night in the last game of the group stage knowing that the stakes are at its highest. In a winner takes all clash, both teams have a chance of qualifying from Group B, with the Reds needing a victory to on another potentially famous European night at Anfield. Basel only need a draw however and have shown that they have enough in the locker to trouble Liverpool so they will no doubt be ready …
Liverpool hopeful of Salah deal

Liverpool hopeful of Salah deal

Liverpool FC are still in the hunt to sign Basel attacker Mohamed Salah but no fee has been agreed as of yet. There had been reports that Egyptian Salah would be the first of 3-4 new arrivals at Anfield in the first few days of this January transfer window, however if that is the case then Salah will not be one of them. The Reds are yet to agree a fee for the player known as 'the Egyptian Messi' and …
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