Several summer signings have already made an impact at their new clubs, with the likes of Sebastian Haller, Daniel James, and Tyrone Mings already more than proving their worth in the Premier League this season, while Chelsea’s returning youngster Mason Mount almost represents a brand new recruit for the Blues.
Written by Peter Lynch
It’s a well-known fact that Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City boast the strongest squad in the Premier League, with perhaps only Real Madrid and Barcelona only slightly ahead of them in the entirety of European football. The Spanish giants both invested heavily in a busy summer of restructuring,
What a couple of seasons it’s been for Virgil van Dijk. The colossal center-back has been outstanding for Liverpool ever since his arrival from Southampton in January 2018 and, along with Alisson, is the main reason why the Reds have become a formidable defensive unit over the past year. Van
By Peter Lynch
Utterly disrespectful or just the way it goes? Whatever side of the Gareth Bale divide you’re on, only he will know exactly what is going on behind the scenes in his rollercoaster ride in Madrid, and only he knows what will happen next.
His Real future looks bleaker by
By Peter Lynch
Another immensely talented footballer, another wasted career. Every now and then a maverick comes along and upsets the status quo. But instead of lighting up stadiums year after year, these wonderfully gifted players often fall short, and disappointingly fail to live up to expectations. Adel Taarabt is one
It's been a phenomenal campaign for David Turnbull. The Motherwell midfielder has shone brightest for the Scottish outfit this season, in what has proven to be a truly remarkable year for not only him but the North Lanarkshire club as a whole. The local lad has stepped up time and
We’re nervously edging towards the business end of another exciting campaign in the top division of Spanish football, where it is looking more and more likely that the La Liga trophy is heading back to Barcelona.
The Catalan club have quite simply stormed their way to the top of the table,
As the 2016/17 Ligue 1 campaign draws to a close, it's the red and white of Monaco that has taken the country by storm. The champions lift the trophy high, winning their first title since 1999/2000 and their first since the 'Ligue 1' came into effect. Perhaps even more importantly,
The 'Bosanski dijamant' or the 'Bosnian Diamond' for those who reside outside of Sarajevo, Bosnia where serial goalscorer Edin Džeko was born in 1986. From the capital of his home nation to the capital of Italy, the underrated striker is scoring goals and still enjoying his football in Serie A.
Academy graduate, fan favourite, most wanted international and now Premier League goalscorer. What a start to life in football for Declan Rice. Oh, and he’s just 20 years of age.
Is he destined for the top?
Born in London to English parents, you could be forgiven to feel somewhat angered by his pending
At just 19 years of age, Abdülkadir Ömür may not be a name known to many, but perhaps he will be soon. Very soon. The Turkish wonderkid has rapidly made a name for himself in his hometown of Trabzon, where he has now played an incredible 56 games for the
There is a long, long list of successful Portuguese players to have hit the highs of the Premier League throughout the years. The names of Nani, Ricardo Carvalho, Deco and Paulo Ferreira spring to mind, with a youthful yet precocious Cristiano Ronaldo not to be forgotten about. Manchester City’s Bernardo
Composure. Structure. Stability. Words that certainly haven’t been associated with Liverpool Football Club in recent seasons, never mind their defence. But, fortunately for the Anfield faithful, that has all changed, and what a transformation it has been.
Jurgen Klopp arrived at the club in October 2015 and began his tenure
Patrick McEleney may not be a name known to many outside the proud island of Ireland, but those who are familiar with the Derry-born playmaker are fully aware of just how special he is.
Born in the heart of Derry city, McEleney followed any young player’s dream by representing his local