Who is most likely to be Mourinho's first signing? Transfer Target Odds

Who is most likely to be Mourinho's first signing? Transfer Target Odds

Why Manchester United Need a Central Midfielder Now More Than Ever

Why Manchester United Need a Central Midfielder Now More Than Ever

As pre-season continues, the almost annual cry for Manchester United to sign a new midfielder has been ringing in the ears of all Premier League fans. For several years, this cry has fallen on deaf ears as Sir Alex Ferguson decided what he had was good enough and decided not to purchase a central midfielder. This year there is no Sir Alex Ferguson, Paul Scholes has retired and David Moyes is in need of a marquee signing.  Many have felt …
Carmille’s Chelsea Column: Guinness Int. Champions Cup & The Rooney Saga

Carmille’s Chelsea Column: Guinness Int. Champions Cup & The Rooney Saga

This week’s column will reflect on Chelsea’s Asia pre-season tour, discuss the upcoming Guinness International Champions Cup, and the potential transfer of Rooney to Chelsea and how he would fit into the current Chelsea squad. This past week saw the Blues finish their Asian tour in emphatic style with an 8-1 thumping of BNI Indonesia All-Stars, on Thursday in Jakarta. Ramires and Romelu Lukaku with a brace each and the remaining four goals split one a piece for Eden Hazard, …
Mourinho:

Mourinho: "22 is a perfect number - if somebody comes, somebody leaves"

Usually when a transfer is either confirmed or officially completed, it means the end of a particular “saga”, as these stories are frequently labelled, and a return to more reliable news that is grounded less on rumours and educated guesswork. Given this, it is very unusual that the Willian saga has created more than it has ended in terms of transfer speculation at Chelsea. An official statement by Chelsea FC recently read: “Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has …
Lambert for England? Stats compared to Rooney, Sturridge, Defoe et al

Lambert for England? Stats compared to Rooney, Sturridge, Defoe et al

Most Creative English Players This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Most Creative English Players This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Manchester United's crucial weekend | Tactical Analysis

Manchester United's crucial weekend | Tactical Analysis

Wayne Rooney made a bold statement  that if there’s one team that he wants to beat this season, it’s Sunderland. Despite beating Sunderland 1-0 in the final game of last season, Manchester City’s comeback against QPR ensured the Premier League trophy went to the blue half of Manchester. In what was a tense and nervy wait for the United players it was the Sunderland fans who delivered the news that City had won the title with ironic cheers that irked …
Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

After Wayne Rooney started on the bench for the second leg of the last-16 Champions League tie against Real Madrid, a media frenzy ensued with transfer rumours aplenty. Sir Alex Ferguson was reported to have been unhappy with the striker’s form and although he has since quashed such claims, the press continue to speculate. Of one thing there is no doubt, Rooney remains world class and a look at his stats shows just why. He stands up favourably to other …
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