Still Work To Do For Wolves to Maintain Progress

Still Work To Do For Wolves to Maintain Progress

A Portuguese Invasion really has taken hold in the Midlands. Wolverhampton Wanderers have ties to a Portuguese super agent, a Portuguese manager, and own no fewer than 12 Portuguese players. They also have a couple of Brazilians, who's native tongue is Portuguese, and a Mexican striker signed from Benfica of Portugal. When Fosun International bought the club, just four years ago, Wolves were coming off a season where they had finished 14th in the Championship. In the first season under …
Wijnaldum Exit Would Hit Liverpool Badly

Wijnaldum Exit Would Hit Liverpool Badly

Gini Wijnaldum did not have a great Community Shield. But then, no one expected a team two weeks into pre-season to play with any rhythm or consistency and every Liverpool player’s performance on the day reflected that. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s absence exacerbated matters further and the Reds seemed bereft of ideas until Naby Keita and Takumi Minamino entered the fray on the hour mark. The game provided those who bemoan the lack of creativity in Liverpool’s midfield with an opportunity to …
What is next for Newcastle United following takeover collapse?

What is next for Newcastle United following takeover collapse?

It was announced on Thursday that the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle United had collapsed. BBC Sport report that the consortium ran out of patience with the process, due to the time being taken for the Premier League to conduct the Owners and Directors Test. A plethora of issues have mired this takeover and it has been a painstaking process for all involved. The issues have involved piracy, human rights concerns and a geopolitical spin war. For supporters, it has …
Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

The disruption in March to the Premier League season came at the worst possible time for Manchester United. They had just built up a head of steam over the previous six weeks which culminated in the glorious defeat of the current champions, Manchester City. When United thumped LASK in the Europa League a few days later, they had gone eleven games unbeaten in all competitions and were arguably the form team in England. A lot of the upturn in fortunes …
Do Not Expect Bundesliga Starlets To Hit Ground Running

Do Not Expect Bundesliga Starlets To Hit Ground Running

In the middle of May, football returned to Germany with a surreal Rivierderby. In a match estimated to be the most-watched league fixture in the country’s history, Borussia Dortmund thumped Schalke 04 in playing conditions without precedent. It also provided the larger world with more glimpses of Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho, two players heavily linked with moves to the Premier League in the near future. The performances since of these two players, along with Timo Werner of RB Leipzig …
Liverpool should pursue Timo Werner without hesitation

Liverpool should pursue Timo Werner without hesitation

Despite the break in Premier League football, the saga involving Timo Werner and Liverpool continues to rumble on. Several media outlets, including the Mirror, report that the German striker has held a virtual meeting with Jurgen Klopp. This would show that the interest from the current European champions is genuine. There is a release clause in the RB Leipzig forward's contract, currently standing at £52 million, per Sky Sports. The amount of noise in the media regarding this potential transfer …
Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes has had a hugely positive impact at Manchester United since his January arrival. The mood music at the club has changed in a matter of months. At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of criticism about the club's recruitment and a general agreement that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn't the correct man for the job. This has now changed, with the club competing on three fronts and the style of play improving with the Portuguese international …
Atletico Madrid Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Atletico Madrid Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Champions League football is back this week and one of the first teams to play in the round of 16 is Liverpool. On Tuesday night, the current Champions travel to Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, the venue of their title triumph last June, to take on the hosts Atletico Madrid.  It is a round filled with some exciting ties such as Real Madrid vs Manchester City and Dortmund vs PSG but football fans worldwide will be watching the Atletico Vs Liverpool …
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