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Premier League
Should Solskjaer restore Manchester United's aerial threat?
08:00 Monday 16th September 2019

When Pep Guardiola arrived at Manchester City in 2016, bringing his ground-based possession style with him, Premier League aficionados were of two minds. The old school boys claimed the Catalunyan manager needed to adapt his game to English…

Premier League
Should Manchester United sell David De Gea?
09:01 Saturday 14th September 2019

David De Gea is about to put pen to paper on a £375k-a-week salary. Or, he isn’t. No, he is. Actually, just give us a few more minutes please? We’d like to look over the menu again.  The Spaniard’s to-and-fro with…

Italy
Can Roma loan save Mkhitaryan’s career?
19:00 Thursday 12th September 2019

Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Roma on a season-long loan from Arsenal ten days ago. The misfiring attacker is hoping to put behind his 20-month woe in North London by rediscovering top form in Italy’s capital. Whether he can remains up for…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Alexis Sanchez?
19:00 Sunday 1st September 2019

At Manchester United, the piano playing introduction was the highlight for Alexis Sanchez. It goes without saying, the Chilean probably had the worst eighteen months of a decorated fifteen-year professional career at Old Trafford. To nobody's…

Premier League
Solskjaer culling deadwood makes room for young stars
08:00 Saturday 31st August 2019

They say change is necessary for any rebuild. It was essential for shaping both Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’s empires. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer learnt the hard way how much he must change Manchester United to bring back the glory days.…

Premier League
Why does Manchester United raise a red flag with South American players?
12:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

If you count Brazilian-born uncapped Italian international Rodrigo Possebon, 18 South Americans have featured for Manchester United in the Premier League era. As a group, they haven’t fared well. While the Premier League doesn’t…

Italy
Will Inter move rejuvenate Alexis Sanchez's career?
12:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Alexis Sanchez enjoyed the brightest days of his career at Arsenal. He was a fan favourite at the Emirates Stadium before swapping the Gunners for Manchester United. After switching to Old Trafford, his career took a different turn.  …

Premier League
Martial, Rashford exemplify Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United
09:02 Thursday 22nd August 2019

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager, an initially ferocious attacking unit began to fizzle out towards the season's end. Over the summer, the Baby Faced Assassin has modified that system,…

Premier League
5 budding stars making their Premier League case
08:00 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Pre-season traditionally is a time to develop match fitness and work on tactics ahead of the new campaign. It's also a chance for new signings to bed in and academy players to press their case. A few do enough to stick with the first team.…

Transfers
3 possible Neymar replacements at Paris Saint-Germain
15:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

The Neymar saga drags on. Extraordinarily talented, a trailblazer some would say, the Brazilian attacker comes with his own set of problems. Such has put his Paris Saint-Germain future in severe doubt. He’s gone as far as to miss a week’s…

Premier League
Alexis Sanchez's poor end to the Copa America has cost Manchester United dearly
17:00 Friday 5th July 2019

After making a stunning start to the 2019 Copa America, Manchester United and Chile fans were questioning whether the 'real' Alexis Sanchez was finally 'back'. Well, it's fair to say those hopes were short-lived. La…

Premier League
Does Mesut Ozil have a chance at redemption?
17:00 Monday 1st July 2019

Mesut Ozil ranks among the finest midfielders modern football has to offer. At his best, he's a rare gem. Few can rival the German's unique vision and creativity. He was instrumental to Real Madrid winning both La Liga in 2011/12…

Premier League
Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

International
Alexis Sanchez: A player reborn?
08:00 Thursday 27th June 2019

It is one of the most shocking declines in world football. Alexis Sanchez went from being the star at Arsenal to a flop at Manchester United. It was both quick and painful to watch. Initially, it seemed a management problem was to blame. After…

International
Copa America knockout rounds: No continent for old men?
08:01 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Despite more credible showings than the two Conmebol teams eliminated from the Copa America, the guests have gone home and South America can get down to the business of deciding its champion for 2019. Bolivia and Ecuador looked more like rank…