Is Olivier Giroud to West Ham the perfect move for all parties?

Is Olivier Giroud to West Ham the perfect move for all parties?

This summer marks five years since Arsenal lost their captain, Robin Van Persie, to title rivals Manchester United for a measly 24 million pounds. The deal was in the pipeline for some time, leading Arsene Wenger to seek attacking alternatives. A month earlier he had turned to Montpellier’s top goal scorer during their first ever Ligue 1 winning campaign, Frenchman Olivier Giroud. “He has a very good physical presence and is exceptional in the air, with a great work ethic,” …
Are Modern Footballers Losing Sight of a Sense of Loyalty?

Are Modern Footballers Losing Sight of a Sense of Loyalty?

Bobby Moore, West Ham's greatest footballer and England's World Cup winning captain was a professional, loyal and hard-working player. He played for the love of the game, down the road from where he grew up and at a club where he had spent years, mopping up the academy changing rooms and cleaning the managers' boots. Moore pledged himself to a career in football and to a club, where he learnt his trade with precision, support and care. Nowadays, footballers come …
Who Would Fit Arsenal Better - Mauro Icardi or Alexandre Lacazette?

Who Would Fit Arsenal Better - Mauro Icardi or Alexandre Lacazette?

Arsenal have been struggling with signing top-class strikers ever since the days of Thierry Henry, and although RvP seemed like the answer, he was signed on to play at Manchester United. This season, Wenger seems keen on changing that, and it is about time. He made a relentless pursuit of Jamie Vardy, but the striker chose to stay back at Leicester City. Undaunted, Wenger has been making moves for both Mauro Icardi and Alexandre Lacazette. Here’s taking a look at which …
Manchester United's Top 6 Summer Signings

Manchester United's Top 6 Summer Signings

Manchester United were the Premier League’s second biggest spenders behind local rivals Manchester City this summer. In total, £97.75m was spent on getting hold of players such as Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin and the deadline day capture of Anthony Martial. In addition, United kept hold of goalkeeper David De Gea, after a lot of drama, and were able to recoup £74.49m by getting rid of Angel Di Maria, Robin van Persie, Rafael and Johnny Evans. Falcao also departed the club, …
Wayne Rooney Struggling to Fit In?

Wayne Rooney Struggling to Fit In?

Wayne Rooney has filled plenty of column inches over the past few months after replacing Sir Bobby Charlton as England’s all-time highest goalscorer. The Manchester United is yet to touch 30, and to achieve such a record, is a great deal. To outscore the likes of Gary Lineker, Jimmy Greaves, Michael Owen and Alan Shearer is pretty good going. However, while he is breaking record after record for England, he has struggled to leave his mark on United so far …
Could Man Utd bring Bale back to the Premier League?

Could Man Utd bring Bale back to the Premier League?

With approximately a month and a half left for the transfer window to close, The Mirror have re-fuelled one of the most exciting and anticipated moves of this season – Gareth Bale to Manchester United. Bale, who is valued at £95m, is still a target for the club. Louis Van Gaal did hint at a surprise signing before the end of the window, and it turns out that Bale remains on Manchester United’s list. Looking back to Bale’s previous season with …
An Ode to Robin Van Persie

An Ode to Robin Van Persie

Going back in time, April 2013 saw one of the finest goals ever scored in the Premier League, the second of a hat-trick of goals that sealed Manchester United's record 20th league title in an astounding fashion, an immaculately timed volley sailing past Brad Guzan that led Ferguson claim he'd just seen what was in his opinion, the 'goal of the century'. Though a certain diminutive left-footed Argentine whose surname is not Messi will have his doubts about it, the …
Robin Van Persie: Should He Regret His Move Away?

Robin Van Persie: Should He Regret His Move Away?

According to multiple reports from multiple media outlets, Robin Van Persie is all but done at Manchester United.  Recent reports indicate that he is working on a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce.  It's been reported that Manchester United started negotiating the transfer behind the Dutchman's back.  After such an amazing start Van Persie's United career seems to be over. Now that his time in Manchester seems to be over with only one trophy, people are wondering whether he made the …
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