Manchester United: England's Best-Equipped Champions League Side

Manchester United: England's Best-Equipped Champions League Side

Am I saying Manchester United will win the 2015-2016 Barclays Premier League? No. That question requires a whole different set of criteria and analysis; this article merely sets out to show that Manchester United's roster is best equipped to be successful in the Champions League after Louis van Gaal's July spending spree. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="287" class=" "] The Citizens have failed to translate domestic trophies to the Champions League.[/caption] We have seen far too often, especially in England, that domestic success …
Comparing Arsenal's defensive midfield targets

Comparing Arsenal's defensive midfield targets

Arsenal have been linked to a number of defensive midfielders over the past couple of years.  It's been a position Arsene Wenger has needed to address for years.  This season, they found an option for that position in Francis Coquelin.  The young Frenchman came into the team and made the defensive midfield spot his own. Yet, for as good as Coquelin has been, a top team like Arsenal need two quality players in every position.  At the moment, they lack …
How good is Morgan Schneiderlin?

How good is Morgan Schneiderlin?

The relentless circus that is the summer transfer window has churned out another rumour now and a strong one at that, linking Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United to a midfielder that is not named 'Wesley Sneijder', raising several eyebrows on social media platforms. Frenchman Morgan Schneiderlin is the new, yet largely familiar, name to be associated with Manchester United as the Red Devils look to spend big again in a quest to improve on last season and mount a genuine …
Snubbed from PFA Team of the Season | Fabregas, Cazorla, Aguero left out!

Snubbed from PFA Team of the Season | Fabregas, Cazorla, Aguero left out!

Everton vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

It is a credit to Southampton that with 8 games remaining in the season they are still only 6 points off a potential Champions League spot. Immediately blocking their path is a trip Goodison Park against an, almost resurgent, Everton side. In their last 2 fixtures Everton managed to pick up 2 victories, the first time they have achieved a run of 2 consecutive League wins since October. Southampton’s recent wins over Burnley and Crystal Palace, as well as the 1-1 …
January Transfers That Would Make Sense for Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs and City

January Transfers That Would Make Sense for Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs and City

It has come again, The January transfer window. The time of the year full of speculations, rumours, false reports, great expectations, surprises and large sums of money spent by football clubs all over the world. Although not as popular among managers and clubs as the summer window, it represents an opportunity for clubs to address long term injuries suffered by key players and to strengthen the squad if any weaknesses come to the surface in the first half of the …
Capoue v Schneiderlin v Jedinak: A Stats Comparison

Capoue v Schneiderlin v Jedinak: A Stats Comparison

The Barclays Premier League is just 7 games old and it has already witnessed a lot of action, drama and excitement. From the quick adaptation to the league by Angel Di Maria and Costa, to the brilliance of Cesc Fabregas among many others, the league has had its fair share to keep the fans across globe busy. With the league experiencing a hiatus due to the international break, it’s time to look back on performances over the course of the …
Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

These two sides will both be hoping to finish in the top ten for the second year in a row, but they will both be doing it with very different teams. Neither had the best transfer window, losing fan favourites and not adding as much quality as was needed, but both did add enough ability to suggest they can once again end up in the top half of the table. It remains early in the season, with these two sides …
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