How the change in formation can bring the best out of David Luiz

How the change in formation can bring the best out of David Luiz

Chelsea were sublime on Saturday as doubts about Antonio Conte's future were cast aside. The Italian looks to have found his strongest side at the club after the move to a 3-4-3 formation. It always looked to be an intelligent decision to appoint the Italian due to his tactical flexibility and his decision to utilise a formation that isn't often used in the Premier League. He isn't afraid to innovate and that provides an element that has been missing at …
Analysing Manchester United Centre-Backs | Where Will The Guillotine Fall?

Analysing Manchester United Centre-Backs | Where Will The Guillotine Fall?

Otamendi, Gimenez, Hummels, Laporte, Dragovic. Transfer windows come and transfer windows go. But what refuses to pass is the who’s who of the footballing world’s centre-backs being linked to Manchester United. Three months and a bit still remain for the action to shift from the green under millionaire studs to the green inside billionaire bank accounts. That hasn’t stopped the tabloids from earning their bucks of course, and the aforementioned names have constantly been taken in the same breath as …
Have Manchester United Lost Their Identity?

Have Manchester United Lost Their Identity?

Somebody once said you'll never win anything with kids. Now that, has been proved wrong by a special group of individuals and an extraordinary manager that put his faith in them. And together did they rule English and European football largely aided by a core of footballers that grew and learned their trade at the very same club. Fifteen years on, Manchester United managed by a man from the Netherlands who is never shy of giving youngsters a chance might …