Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday | FA Cup Preview

Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday | FA Cup Preview

Chelsea welcome Sheffield Wednesday to Stamford Bridge this weekend in the FA Cup. This represents a good chance of silverware for Maurizio Sarri and he will be keen to progress to the next round without incident. The visitors remain managerless until Steve Bruce takes over next month and it looks a difficult task for them to produce a shock result on Sunday. Gonzalo Higuain could be set for his Chelsea debut after joining the club on loan from Juventus this …
Top 4 Arsenal striker targets

Top 4 Arsenal striker targets

The EPL this season will be a tough road for all the teams as the biggest names in the business battle it out to win the trophy. In such a situation, Arsenal needs to tighten a few knots here and there to ensure a smooth performance. With a good show last season, Arsenal are looking out to strengthen their team further by adding new talent, and here’s a roundup of the top 4 targets. 1. Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan …
Is Gonzalo Higuain Set To Move To Manchester United?

Is Gonzalo Higuain Set To Move To Manchester United?

According to reports Gonzalo Higuain, touted as one of the best strikers in Europe, could be all set to move to Manchester United this season. Post his career at River Plate, Higuain moved to Real Madrid and has scored 107 goals in 190 appearances for the team. He has represented Argentina in the 2010 and 2014 Fifa World Cups. He joined Napoli in 2013, but has now forayed into the Premier League with his new signing with the Red Devils. Although …
4 January Deals That Could Blow Wilfried Bony Out Of The Water

4 January Deals That Could Blow Wilfried Bony Out Of The Water

The January transfer window finally sparked into life when Manchester City signed Ivorian powerhouse Wilfried Bony from Swansea City for an eye-watering £25m - but will this be the biggest signing this month? Probably not, as a host of Europe's top clubs are looking ready to make their mark in the mid-season window. Here are four other potential transfers that could eclipse the £25m paid for Wilfried Bony. Edinson Cavani - Paris SG The 27 year-old Uruguayan striker still has …
Argentina v Bosnia & Herzegovina Preview | World Cup 2014

Argentina v Bosnia & Herzegovina Preview | World Cup 2014

Argentina will kick off their World Cup campaign in earnest on Sunday night when they take on the tournament debutants, Bosnia & Herzegovina in Rio de Janeiro. Alejandro Sabella’s side will be looking to start the group stage with a win and move one step closer to the knockout phase. However, Bosnia & Herzegovina will certainly not make it easy for them despite their lowly status in the tournament. Players such as Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko have experience of …
Arsenal Bid for Suarez | Genuine or Ulterior motive? Higuain Vs Suarez

Arsenal Bid for Suarez | Genuine or Ulterior motive? Higuain Vs Suarez

Liverpool have reportedly rejected a £30 million bid from Arsenal for controversial striker Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan has already offered what was, more or less, a come and get me plea to the more competitive clubs in Europe. Speaking with the possibility of a transfer to Real Madrid in mind, Suarez said earlier this summer that it was “a good moment for a change”, whilst also admitting that it would be hard to say no to Real Madrid. He may …
Assessing Forward Involvement | Shots Vs Passes Opta Stats Analysis

Assessing Forward Involvement | Shots Vs Passes Opta Stats Analysis

One of the more interesting innovations from an analytical standpoint at the current European Championship has been the measuring of the amount of time that a player spends with the ball per game. This measure of player involvement has in particular been applied to forward players, such as Mario Gomez. Gomez managed to score 3 goals from 6 shots in 2 games despite only having the ball for 22 seconds, according to Prozone. This contrasted with Robin Van Persie, who …