Manchester City Wouldn’t Entertain Barcelona Bids For Ferran Torres

Reports suggest that La Liga giants FC Barcelona want to sign Manchester City forward Ferran Torres on loan in January (Source I can see why Barca would want Torres and I could understand why the player might be interested in moving back to his homeland and playing for such a prestigious club. But for […]

Barcelona Stuck With Ronald Koeman Despite Poor Start To Season

When Ronald Koeman accepted the FC Barcelona job in 2020, he was getting his dream job. Unfortunately for the Dutch legend the timing has been pretty chaotic to say the least. He’s been the one tasked with guiding the La Liga giants without the mercurial talent of Lionel Messi leading the line (Source – The […]

Barcelona Might Be Better Off In Long Term Without Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona announced yesterday that they could no longer afford to keep global superstar Lionel Messi (The Guardian). To be honest, I won’t truly believe Messi has departed the Camp Nou until he’s being paraded in another club’s jersey. I think this is a move on Barca’s part to make a play against La Liga […]

Book Review – Ronaldo! King Of The World

Ronaldo! King Of The World by Wensley Clarkson This book reminds me why I like autobiographies compared to a writer analysing a subject. If you want to know more about Ronaldo’s early years and relive his struggles from the World Cup 1998 then this could be for you. Getting into the book I became instantly […]

Ronaldo, Barcelona And That Phenomenal Year!

I was a Ronaldo fanboy since I first heard about his talents pre the 1994 World Cup, when he was known as Ronaldinho! He just burst onto the footballing scene. Possessed electric pace, raw unique power, a carnival amount of skills and a prolific eye for goals. Even later in his career, when he basically […]

Profiling Lille Teen Sensation & Barcelona Target Rafael Leao

Lille OSC have had a terrific season thus far in Ligue 1. They currently sit in second place and have a four point lead over third placed Olympique Lyonnais. Not bad when you consider the fact that Lille finished in seventeenth position last term and just avoided relegation. A big part of the club’s success […]

Bringing In Barca’s Brazilian Winger Could Boost Arsenal’s Top 4 Chances

I was a bit surprised when FC Barcelona snapped up Brazilian forward Malcom in the summer. Personally, I wasn’t convinced that the former Bordeaux man was ready for such a big move. Nor was I convinced that Barca needed the twenty-one year old. Unfortunately my fears have been realised with Malcom only making ten appearances […]

If Neymar Leaves PSG Without Champions League Medal Then Move Failed

Various media outlets, including AS English, are reporting that Neymar and PSG have come to an agreement which will see the Brazilian international leaving the Ligue 1 champions next summer for a fee in the region of €200m, around £2om less than what the French side paid for him in 2017. The Spanish press believe […]

Why Elite Sides Juve, Barca & Man City Are Chasing Ajax’s Matthijs de Ligt

 “To be honest, we didn’t play at 100 per cent, but we won 7-1. The difference between the sides in the Eredivisie right now is huge. “The tension is less each time as there’s only two teams who are racking up the points. If we keep winning, it won’t be a problem, but we have to […]

Could Frenkie de Jong Be On Song At Tottenham Hotspur?

Much was made of Tottenham Hotspur’s lack of summer signings. They started the season with three straight wins, including an impressive 3-0 away win at Manchester United, and things were looking pretty rosey for the Lilywhites. Mauricio Pochettino’s men would then come unstuck away to Watford. Today Spurs are being linked with exciting Ajax midfield […]