Jakub Jankto – The Young Czech Star Attracting Admiring Glances From Europe’s Elite

Udinese have been one of the cleverest clubs in the transfer market this century, buying players for cheap from low profile leagues and selling them on for big bucks.  The likes of  Oliver Bierhoff, Alexis Sanchez, Samir Handanovic, Kwadwo Asamoah, Gokhan Inler and Mehdi Benatia among others have used the Stadio Friuli as a springboard to bigger and[…]

Title Pretenders – Who Will Win?

Last season was the seventh time in a row that the champions failed to successfully defend their title and it was 5000/1 shot Leicester City that became the sixth different winner of the premier league. Due to this the 2016/2017 Premier League season is arguably going to be the most exciting and debated about season[…]

Introducing Granit Xhaka, The Perfect Arsenal Midfielder

In the wake of recent  rumours regarding Granit Xhaka and his potential move to Arsenal, as well as the leaked photos picturing him in an Arsenal kit at the Emirates stadium, we have decided to take a closer look at the Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder whose recent rise to prominence has been nothing short of incredible.[…]

Future Stars – Zamalek Prodigy Mostafa Fathi

The first player to emerge from Egypt this millennium and make his mark on Europe was Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhamid, better known as Mido. He is probably the most famous Egyptian export of the noughties. He played his trade in the Pro League, Eredivisie, Ligue 1, La Liga, Serie A and the Premier League. Despite playing[…]

The Transfer Plans For Last Seasons Top Four

To varying degrees, each of the clubs from last season’s Premier League top four have experienced a disappointing 2015-16 campaign. Champions Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United have all fallen short of pre-season expectations, which means we can expect change this summer. Managerial changes have already been confirmed for Chelsea and City, with the[…]

Andrija Zivkovic: One of Europa League’s Brightest Prospects en Route to stardom

Impressive Europa League performances have made Andrija Zivkovic, the Serbian Messi as they call him, one of the hottest properties in European football this season. It never is easy to be compared with one of the greatest football players alive, and we have often seen those name tags being nothing more than mere marketing tricks.[…]

Aleksandr Kokorin – The Tough Choice Between Arsenal and Zenit

Russian fans celebrated when the Sbornaya (as Russia’s national team is often called) managed, with a 2-0 win over tiny Montenegro, to qualify for the European Championships that will take place in France next summer. In truth, however, Russia’s match against Montenegro will not be remembered as a football classic;  Russia was simply a pragmatic[…]

Blinkered Premier League Clubs Will Continue To Fail In Europe

As the final whistle sounds at the Emirates 10 blue shirts streak across the immaculate pitch to a hoard of fans jumping in sync. Olympiakos have just felled English giants Arsenal on their home turf, a David vs. Goliath triumph. On the same night Chelsea were slayed in the Dragon Stadium by FC Porto and a man[…]

Wenger’s Champions League record under scrutiny ahead of key Olympiakos clash

10 seasons ago, Frank Rijkaard’s Barcelona won the Champions League at the Stade de France in Paris, beginning a cycle of dominance for the Catalans that would see them reach the last four of Europe’s principal continental club competition in every year but two since and lift further titles in 2008 and 2011. Their opponents[…]