Tottenham's Champions League Group Preview

Tottenham's Champions League Group Preview

After years in the Europa League, Tottenham are in the Champions League in back-to-back seasons for the first time in club history.  Tottenham's second place finish, their highest finish since 1963, was more than enough to launch them back into Europe's top competition. Spurs fans will be expecting a trip to the round of 16 at the minimum after their disappointing third place finish in their group last season.  However, considering their group consists of Spanish champions Real Madrid, German …
Why Julian Weigl to Manchester United Would Make Perfect Sense

Why Julian Weigl to Manchester United Would Make Perfect Sense

It's the international break and admittedly, things outside of this bubble called football, have for once, seemed more important for all of us in this period - such as the recent United States Presidential Election. Whether you are a disappointed Democrat or an excited Republican, it is all over now and about time we switched our minds back to the more pressing questions in life, especially if you're a Manchester United fan - Should the Red Devils sign Julian Weigl from …
The Premier League Influence for Germany at Euro 2016

The Premier League Influence for Germany at Euro 2016

Reigning world champions Germany will understandably be amongst many people’s pre-tournament favourites for this summers’ Euros. Despite them often underperforming in friendlies and even flattering to deceive at times in qualifying, it’s tournament football where they really come alive. The Bundesliga is now recognised as a breeding ground for talent and the place where most of the squad play their football, but the Premier League is also represented and here I look at what the English-based contingent could play for …
Who could Arsenal sign as real competition for Coquelin?

Who could Arsenal sign as real competition for Coquelin?

Much has been made about Arsenal's lack of a defensive midfield signing, even with the emergence of Francis Coquelin as a Premier League star. The tabloids and back-pages are concentrating on players like Morgan Schneiderlin, Victor Wanyama and William Carvalho. I'm going to be a bit more intelligent and not look at any 'poster boy' replacements for Coquelin, but players who could come to Arsenal and grow alongside Coquelin. A player who'll come in and with their recognised talent, push …