Roma brought back down to earth

Serie A league leaders AS Roma were brought back down to earth last night when their perfect start to the season of ten wins in a row was put to an end by a plucky Torino side who managed to hold the Giallorossi to a 1-1 draw after an impressive performance from their wide midfielder […]

What has Manchester United target said about his future club?

Robert Lewandowski was supposedly a done deal for Bayern Munich but his most recent comments suggest there is the possibility he will be moving to the Premier League this summer. The player claims he has never revealed he would be signing for Bayern Munich. What has he actually said? April 21st 2013: Sir Alex Ferguson […]

Is Erick Thohir what Internazionale need to return them to glory?

With the talk of a boardroom takeover at arguably one of Italy’s biggest clubs having been constant since the beginning of the summer it now appears as if we are ever closer to reaching a conclusion to the saga surrounding Internazionale of Milan. The current owner, the enigmatic Massimo Moratti confirmed in the last few […]

Le Classique: a brief history

A couple of weeks ago, something really got to me. All over European football media, there were reports dubbing Paris Saint-Germain vs AS Monaco as the biggest game of the season in terms of French club football and a great advert for Ligue 1. It’s not. For me, the biggest game of a season is […]

Ibrahimovic: I’d have given my life for Chelsea boss

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has praised his former manager, Jose Mourinho, whilst sticking the knife in another, Pep Guardiola. “Mourinho doesn’t need to take on a role,” said Ibrahimovic. “But the other one wants to be perfect – like Tiger Woods and look what happened to him. Everyone has a dark side. I would have given my […]

Chelsea manager sets Lukaku up to fail

When Romelu Lukaku signed for Chelsea he claimed that it was a dream come true. He was only a teenager and idolised Didier Drogba, so getting to play at Stamford Bridge was as good as it got for the Belgian. Lukaku spent the majority of his first season playing for the Reserves but still managed […]

Premier League gains from La Liga’s striking losses

This summer’s transfer dealing in Spain resembles a game of musical strikers. The £26m sale of Roberto Soldado from Valencia to Tottenham has already led to Los Che moving for relegated Real Zaragoza’s Helder Postiga, although a deal is not yet complete. When Soldado’s international teammate, Alvaro Negredo, departed for Manchester City last month, Sevilla […]

Shock death of former Premier League player

The official Twitter account of Qatari football club, El Jaish, have confirmed that Christian Benitez who sadly passed away today. Benitez, whose shirt read “Chucho”, played for Birmingham City on loan in 2009-2010. With details still unknown, it appears as though he died following a vehicle accident in Qatar. He was just 27-years-old.

Manchester City target “likely” to leave

Sevilla coach Unai Emery says that he and the club are “prepared” for the “likely” exit of Manchester City target Álvaro Negredo. “The cards are on the table,” he said. “Negredo is a very important player for Sevilla and will continue to be so, either by staying here or by being sold and earning the […]

Manchester United target Thiago to Bayern?

Some reports from Spain this morning have claimed that Barcelona’s young star, Thiago Alcantara, will be announced as a Bayern Munich player later today. Whilst it would make some sense for Thiago to link up Barcelona legend, Pep Guardiola, who the player believes would be most capable of helping him develop as a midfielder technically, there are […]

Chelsea and Liverpool target discussing Real Madrid contract

Both Liverpool and Chelsea have been linked with a move for Xabi Alonso over the past week, with Brendan Rodgers reportedly keen to bring him back to Anfield whilst Jose Mourinho is keen to be reunited with the player he managed at Real Madrid. Alonso has less than a year remaining on his current deal […]

BIGGEST Bundesliga Transfers So Far… Schürrle to Chelsea, Götze to Bayern Munich

On the heels of this spring’s All-German Champions League Final, more football fans are starting to tune into the Bundesliga.  And not only is this season shaping up to be the most watched ever, but a lot of new faces are going to be in place.  We’ve already seen an impossible array of moves (over […]

Fiorentina put themselves into difficulty over Stevan Jovetic

It seems not too long ago that we were all discussing the prospect of a three pronged race to sign Montenegro’s most valued asset, Stevan Jovetic, with Arsenal, Juventus and Manchester City all being linked with the attacking midfielder come striker. However in the month that has followed this intense speculation it appears that none […]

VIDEO: Ronaldo – Manchester United will always be in my heart

Cristiano Ronaldo has today spoken openly about his feelings for his former club, Manchester United, claiming they will always have a place in his heart. However, after plenty of speculation linking him with a move to United, Ronaldo is keen to insist that he is very happy in Spain playing for the “best club in […]

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