Can Watford’s Serie A Imports Push Them Up the Table? – Part 2: M’Baye Niang

Can Watford’s Serie A Imports Push Them Up the Table? – Part 2: M’Baye Niang

In Part 1 of this two-part analysis we looked at one of Watford’s two acquisitions from Serie A in the January window – Mauro Zarate. In this part, we will look at the other – M’Baye Niang. The Hornets have got him on loan for an alleged loan fee of €750 Thousand for the rest of the season, with an option to buy. The player’s contract at his parent club AC Milan is coming to an end in this summer, …
Patient Spurs brim with confidence against Payet-less Hammers

Patient Spurs brim with confidence against Payet-less Hammers

Harry Kane is the one stealing the headlines after his two goal performance sunk a caged West Ham side, unable to exit their defensive shell and relieve Tottenham’s relentless pressure. However, it wasn’t just Kane. Reducing the team to his goals, no matter how important, would be a mistake, as that fails to appreciate the improvements and long-term progress made by the squad as a whole. It was yet another complete team performance from the North London side. Eriksen shone …
Watford vs West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Watford vs West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Watford have been in fairly good form over the last few match days. The club has notched a healthy 10 points out of a possible 18 in the last 6  with wins over teams like Swansea, Newcastle and Stoke City. On Saturday, they host high flying West Ham United, a side that has taken a cumulative of 14 points in the last 6 games. Team News Watford Spanish midfielder Jurado, who has featured 7 times for Watford this season, could …
Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Typical, isn't it? You spend your time writing a nice little article on the best signings for under £10 million, and just as you are finalising it you're kindly informed that Stoke, yes Stoke, have signed Bojan 'Lionel Messi 2.0' Krkic. For what it's worth, Bojan should be more suited to a Stoke team managed by Mark Hughes, a team that plays slightly more attractive football than that of the sound defensive unit marshalled by previous manager Tony Pulis. Anyway …