"You have to respect the choices of the manager. We are professionals and if the manager thinks [the other wingers] are in good form, you have to respect it and when he needs you, you have to give everything. Do that, and the goals and assists will come." - Riyadh
If you aren’t familiar with Montenegrin striker Dejan Damjanović, that is fine; because there is a good chance you have never seen him play. Damjanović has made a career of playing in Asia as he has spent the bulk of that time in South Korea. It is a country that
When people look at Manchester United, they expect world class players to dominate proceedings, be it in England or at the summit of European football. People associate the club with legends like David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Eric Cantona, Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and so on. And now with
“Zaha is full of confidence and he is untouchable on his day, absolutely untouchable. "
Pace, power, skill, trickery and a penchant for the unexpected; Wilfried Zaha has got it all. He can frustrate you one moment and leave you gasping for air the other. But that’s not all that he’s
Why the Portuguese star is now City’s main man:
Another day, another trophy, another easy 90 minutes for Bernardo Silva. Scratch that, it was 120 minutes against Chelsea in the final of the Carabao Cup, after which there was the small matter of dispatching a penalty. Nothing to fear for Pep
It is imperative that Maurizio Sarri is given full backing at Chelsea - Letting go of the Italian will change nothing at a club in dire need of managerial stability. Aman Sridhar shares his thoughts on the current state of affairs at the club.
In the Roman Abramovich era, Chelsea have
At just 21 years of age, Marcus Rashford has proven in his short, but substantial career that he is the jewel in the crown of both Manchester United Football Club and English football. While his fellow compatriots are being heralded for featuring from time to time at big clubs, Rashford
Every great side in football needs that one player. The player who eats, breathes and sleeps for their team. The player who has no greater goal in their career than to win with their club. Some names that instantly spring to mind are those of Iker Casillas at Real Madrid,
Ever since the Eredivisie started to produce great young wingers, the general hype and expectations of these players when they move to a bigger club in a bigger league can sometimes overwhelm. Using the likes of Memphis Depay and going as far back as Ryan Babel as examples who have
History suggests that the notion of English footballers departing to greener pastures abroad in the pursuit of blossoming on the biggest stages is somewhat of an anomaly. While sizeable names such as Gary Lineker, Steve McManaman and David Beckham instantly spring to mind, it is important to note that each
Marcelo Bielsa was moving his hands furiously, not in anger or nervousness - he was explaining a power point presentation showing hours of analysis on Leeds United's opponents. He had admitted sending a club employee to spy over Derby County and made a presentation of his analysis of rival teams.
Six wins in six and Manchester United have sprung into life under Ole Gunnar Solskjær. José Mourinho’s sacking took place a bit too late if anything, but it was absolutely the right decision. In fact, irrespective of how United do this season under Solskjær, the call to bring him in
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
When you ask a Manchester United fan why they love their club, most might reply, they've always stood for playing thrilling football with a certain unabashed swagger. But at the same time, they've had great moments of courage and standing defiantly in the face of adversity. United have had some of