Profiling PSG’s Next Midfield Gem – Christopher Nkunku

One of the criticisms directed towards Paris Saint-Germain in recent seasons is that they haven’t given their young players a chance. This criticism only grew louder following the sale of academy graduate and captain, Mamadou Sakho, to Liverpool in 2013 for £18M. Since Sakho’s departure PSG went through a period of losing some of their best[…]

Yangel Herrera – Manchester City’s Diamond In The Rough

Manchester City made a surprise signing on transfer deadline day when they completed the signing of midfielder Yangel Clemente Herrera Ravelo from Atletico Venezuela. The 19-year-old defensive midfielder slipped under the radar of many and he was immediately sent out on loan to New York City. Herrera is currently starring for Venezuela in the South American Youth[…]

Soccer Manager 2017 – Updated 2016/17 Squads Available

The European transfer window has recently closed. The only European heavyweight to splash the cash was PSG. The Parisians signed Julian Draxler and Gonçalo Guedes from Wolfsburg and Benfica respectively for a combined fee of £59M. Chelsea and Man Utd didn’t make any new signings but sold off unwanted players for significant sums. Oscar headed to Shanghai[…]

The Frenchman Flying With Red Bull – Dayot Upamecano

Some of England’s biggest club’s along with Juventus and Barcelona had been linked with Dayot Upamecano. However, the 18-year-old defender opted to join RB Leipzig from affiliate club, Red Bull Salzburg, for a fee in the region of £10M. This should come as no surprise to many observers as he is the ninth player to make[…]

Future Stars – Tammy Abraham, Bristol City Ace and Chelsea Loanee

The last Chelsea player to graduate from their academy and become a first team regular was John Terry. Terry made his debut on 28 October 1998 as a substitute against Aston Villa in the League Cup. However, it wasn’t until the 2000/01 season that he began to establish himself in the Chelsea first team. Chelsea have[…]

Future Stars – Milan’s New Midfield Gem, Manuel Locatelli

Until recently, Milan had cultivated a reputation for selling off their finest young players. Stephan El Shaarawy, Bryan Cristante, Matteo Darmian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Riccardo Saponara to name but a few departed the San Siro and fans argued that this was short-sighted planning. However, under the tutelage of Sinisa Mihajlovic the outlook changed. Not only were the young talents staying at[…]