Why Chelsea are trying to sign Marc Cucurella

Why Chelsea are trying to sign Marc Cucurella

Chelsea are set to make their third summer signing, with Marc Cucurella closing in on a move to Stamford Bridge. It is set to be a crucial couple of weeks for the Blues, as Thomas Tuchel wants new additions to strengthen their title ambitions. As it is a new regime at the club, there have been some teething issues, as the new board adapt to senior football positions. Todd Boehly has become the interim sporting director and he will have …
Premier League Player & Team Predictions - 2022/23

Premier League Player & Team Predictions - 2022/23

Here are some of my player/team predictions for the coming season. It’ll be an interesting season, and a crucial one for teams like Manchester United, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Leicester & Leeds, where improvement is now demanded. Player of the year - Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool) Young player of the year - Emile Smith-Rowe (Arsenal) Signing of the season (so far) - Gianluca Scamacca (West Ham) Top goalscorer - Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) Most assist - Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) Breakout player - William Saliba (Arsenal) Manager of …
Manchester City vs Liverpool - Community Shield Preview

Manchester City vs Liverpool - Community Shield Preview

One of the most unusual football seasons in history kicks off this weekend, with the annual Community Shield curtain raiser being contested by Manchester City and Liverpool. It should be a great match for the neutral. Despite the low stakes, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp will be keen to get the early bragging rates in this developing rivalry. Last season, the matches between the pair were excellent watches and it should be more of the same this weekend. There has …
Where does William Saliba fit in at Arsenal?

Where does William Saliba fit in at Arsenal?

William Saliba is finally going to have a full campaign as an Arsenal player, years after joining the club. Although the Gunners have done some eye-catching business, the return of their talented centre-back could be their biggest upgrade this season. At the age of 21, he could develop into one of the best defenders in the world. There will be few others with his experience at such a tender age and he will now want to prove himself in the …
Why Anthony Martial deserves a fresh start at Manchester United

Why Anthony Martial deserves a fresh start at Manchester United

There have been pleasing parts to Erik ten Hag's first pre-season as Manchester United manager, none more so than the improved performances from Anthony Martial. Over the last 12 months, it was thought that the Frenchman's career at Old Trafford was over. Although it would be unwise to read too much into pre-season, it does look like he will get another chance at the club. During the friendlies so far, Martial has contributed three goals and two assists. The short …
Watford v Liverpool | Team News, Stats & Key Players

Watford v Liverpool | Team News, Stats & Key Players

The international month (it certainly felt that long) is over, and the Premier League can resume once more. The pandemic is still trying its best to cause problems for football fans, and certain players may not be present due to quarantine restrictions put upon returning players. Watford come into the game in an irregular position, in that they have started the season reasonably well, yet will have a new manager, Claudio Ranieri, in charge. Watford sit a comfortable 15th in …
Why Raheem Sterling will bring goals to Chelsea

Why Raheem Sterling will bring goals to Chelsea

The transfer marker is beginning to heat up and Chelsea have made their first move. The Blues have signed Raheem Sterling from Manchester City, in the type of deal that will become more regular. Top six Premier League clubs will need to deal with each other more often, as other clubs on the continent can't compete financially. The Sterling deal is one example of this, while Gabriel Jesus' move to Arsenal is another. It has been spoken about that Chelsea …
Why Manchester United and Arsenal are targeting Lisandro Martinez

Why Manchester United and Arsenal are targeting Lisandro Martinez

Lisandro Martinez could be set for a move to the Premier League this summer, with Arsenal and Manchester United in the running to sign him. The Mirror report that United are now the frontrunners to sign him. That should come as no surprise considering the recent appointment of Erik ten Hag. There is a working relationship between the defender and the coaching staff that already exists at Old Trafford. In theory, that should be the acclimatisation to English football an …
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