HOW RALPH HASENHUTTL MADE SOUTHAMPTON GREAT AGAIN

Southampton re-birth under Ralph Hasenhuttl just over a year ago, the south coast side was reeling after a humiliating 9-0 loss to Leicester City the biggest home defeat in top-flight history it wasn’t just a poor result but seemed to encapsulate Southampton’s stagnation, as a team which had formerly led the league in clever cut-price recruitment and out of the box managerial hires was put to the sword by a…

WHY KLOPP PREFER JOTA OVER ROBERTO FIRMINO

Since signing from Hoffenheim in July of 2015 for 37 million pounds Roberto Firmino’s place as the point man in Liverpool’s 4-3-3 has rarely been under threat he’s started over 30 games in four of his last five Premier League campaigns registering 17 plus goal involvements in all but one, however with just one goal in the first 10 competitive games of the 2021 campaign and only nine league goals…

PSG UNDO THE KNOT OF 3 YEARS AND DEFEAT DORTMUND

After 3 consecutive years of soccer shocks, Paris Saint-Germain broke its knot and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund, in a match without a public presence at the Princes Park stadium. Neymar Jr and Juan Bernat scored the goals of the match in the 28th and 45th (1 +) minutes, to make up for the French giant losing 1-2 back in…

THIS IS WHY LIONEL MESSI DECIDED TO MOVE ON FROM BARCELONA

FC Barcelona may still have a reputation for free-flowing attacking football but anyone watching the club regularly will tell you that the reality is very different the club’s attack has been on the wane for years with 2019-20 the fourth consecutive season in which they’ve taken fewer shots per game than the year before and not only is the number of shots decreasing from over 17 in 2016-17 to just…

MANCHESTER UNITED TO BE ONE OF THE LUCKIEST TEAMS FOR THE SEASON

We bring you the luckiest teams this time around let’s get into it. Newcastle United, let’s rewind to last July for our first entry on the list Newcastle United faced huge criticism after refusing to renew Rafael Benítez contract at St. James’ Park, this was the man that stuck with them through relegation then kept them up despite the consensus that their squad was among the worst in the division.…

WHAT’S GOING ON WITH GERARD DEULOFEU

In the summer, Gerard Deulofeu was sold permanently to an Everton, a club where he enjoyed a successful loan spell in the 2019/20 season. The speedy winger returned to the Merseyside club with a lot of hope, he was looking forward to the consistent game time in England that he couldn’t be promised at Barcelona. With a buy back clause in his contract, what are the chances that one of…

LIVERPOOL SITUATION REGARDING VIRGIL VAN DIJK INJURY

The biggest story from the Premier League this weekend was of course Virgil van Dijk ACL injury which could keep him out for the rest of the season and talk has quickly shifted to how this affects Liverpool’s attempts to retain the title and what they need to do to fill the void left by the dutchman in defense. the reds backline now looks pretty thin with Joe Gomez the…

CHELSEA IS STILL HOLDING ON KAI HAVERTZ DEAL

This week’s biggest transfer headlines with Europe’s biggest leagues getting back underway a number of the continents top players will be right back in the shop window. we kick off at Arsenal whose hopes of signing French center-back sensation Dayot Upamecano have been given another boost this week, after reports emerged reinforcing the view that RB Leipzig are keen to sell the 21 year old this summer Upamecano contract with…

HOW LAMPARD BUILT A STRONG DEFENCE SINCE ARRIVING

Since Frank Lampard took the reins at Chelsea at the start of the 19-20 season the west London outfit have generally impressed as an attacking unit however defensively speaking they’ve been far less convincing until now last season the Englishman’s side conceded 54 goals the most of any team in the top 10 and the blues highest total in the Premier League this century, however in the opening nine games…

LIVERPOOL TO EYE UP ON AJAX DEFENCE SUPERSTAR PERR SCHUURS

Manchester United may have decided against signing a new center-back in the summer but speculation is growing that the defender is the next position on Ole Gunnar Solskjær list and according to online publication the red devils are putting together a plan to secure Pau Torres from Villarreal however with the young Spaniard valued at around 50 million pounds and his club understood to be holding out for his release clause…