What Paul Pogba’s Latest Injury Means for Manchester United and the Player Himself

Paul Pogba Manchester United

Just a week ago, it looked like Paul Pogba will return permanently for Manchester United. The French midfielder played against Newcastle on Boxing Day but he is injured again. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expressed his disappointment by sharing that Pogba will need to undergo a surgery and will be out for at least several more weeks. The star’s future was uncertain even before that and it seems even more complicated. There were rumors that he will leave Manchester United in January but doesn’t seem likely right now. Most teams are unlikely…

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Four Things Mikel Arteta Instantly Changed at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta in Front of the Arsenal Logo

Mikel Arteta got his first win as an Arsenal manager last night against Manchester United. It was an excellent performance and the 2-0 score reflects the different face of the Gunners. The Spaniard has been at the helm for only two weeks or so, but there have been clear signs of improvement in his first three matches. Let’s take a look at the four most important changes that Arteta brought to the club. Pressing and Commitment One of the biggest issues with Unai Emery’s Arsenal was the lack of proper…

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Why Borussia Dortmund is the Perfect Place for Erling Haaland

Haaland Holding a Dortmund Shirt in the Front of Borussia Dortmund Crowd

The young Norwegian striker Erling Haaland is one of the hottest properties in European football. The prodigy has scored 29 goals in 27 games this season for Red Bull Salzburg. He has the potential to become one of the greatest strikers in modern football and it’s no surprise that most top European clubs have been following his development. Manchester United seemed like the favorite to sign him but Haaland decided to join Borussia Dortmund with a contract that expires in 2024 instead. It was a bit of surprise but this…

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Arteta Loses His Home Debut against Chelsea in Dramatic Fashion

Bernd Leno

The first game of Mikel Arteta at the helm brought hope to the Arsenal fans, despite earning only a point against Bournemouth away from. The second match of the Spanish manager was similar, as the performance was encouraging but the result disappointed. It all started well for Arsenal, as the Gunners were in total control for most of the first half against Chelsea. They opened the scoring through Aubameyang and worked hard all over the pitch. Arteta and all the supporters were delighted of the desire displayed by every single…

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David Moyes Is West Ham United’s New Manager

David Moyes and Manuel Pellegrini in Front of West Ham United Logo

West Ham United announced that David Moyes is the club’s new manager. He signed a deal for 18 months and will replaced Manuel Pellegrini. The expectations for the Chilean’s West Ham were high. The team was supposed to fight for a place in the middle of the English Premier League table but has been involved in the battle against relegation instead. Currently, West Ham United sits in the 17th place, only one point above the bottom three. That was enough for the board to act and sack Pellegrini after the…

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Southampton Stuns Chelsea on Boxing Day to Win Priceless Three Points

Southampton Players Celebrating on Field

Chelsea’s form in the English Premier League has been inconsistent lately. The home game against Southampton on Thursday was a good opportunity to relieve the pressure by beating a struggling team. And yet, it was the Saints who came out of this match with all the points. Michael Obafemi gave them a lead in the first half and Nathan Redmond sealed the victory in the second. Southampton defended with a lot of heart and discipline throughout most of the match. The visitors were tough and Chelsea struggled to create enough…

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Liverpool Crush Leicester on the Road to the Title

Liverpool FC Players

Liverpool was the overwhelming favorite for the English Premier League title before the visit to Leicester on Boxing Day. A draw would’ve been enough for the Reds to keep that position intact, but they went one step further. From the very start of the game, Liverpool dominated Leicester and created plenty of chances. The Reds missed a couple in the first half but a goal by Roberto Firmino gave them the lead before the break. The second half was closer up to the 71st minute when a penalty for Liverpool…

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The Five Things Arteta Needs to Change in Arsenal to Succeed

Mikel Arteta With Arsenal Logo

The first press conference of Mikel Arteta as an Arsenal manager was fascinating. The Spaniard said all the right things and brought hope to the supporters. He knows that he will need to change the club both in the short and the long-term. Arteta seems aware of how monumental the task is ahead of his debut against Bournemouth. Let’s take a look at the five key points he needs to change in Arsenal to be successful. Confidence One of the biggest issues with Arsenal under Unai Emery has been the…

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Gennaro Gattuso Earns His First Victory as a Napoli Head Coach in Dramatic Fashion

Gennaro Gattuso

Napoli’s season has been a nightmare so far. It was so bad that the board decided to sack the experienced Carlo Ancelotti and appoint Gennaro Gattuso as the head coach. Many questioned this move but it might work out at the end. The start wasn’t exactly perfect for Gattuso, as his side lost against Parma at home. Next in line was the tough Sassuolo away and it didn’t look good early on. Napoli fell behind in the first half and it seemed like Gattuso will have to wait for his…

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Why Manchester United Can’t Beat Teams from the Bottom of the English Premier League?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United

After back-to-back wins against Tottenham and Manchester City, we all thought that Manchester United is getting significantly better. And yet, a home draw against Everton and a heavy defeat against last-placed Watford show that’s not the case. Many would argue that the blunder by David De Gea and the stupid penalty by Wan-Bissaka are the main reasons why the Red Devils lost. Both goals were preventable and you can’t argue against that. However, the main issue seems to lie somewhere else. Manchester United struggled to create enough pressure against one…

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Is Paul Pogba Leaving Manchester United?

Paul Pogba With Manchester United Logo

Paul Pogba hasn’t played for Manchester United since the end of September and the signs are not good. An ankle injury was the reason why the Frenchman has been out but it’s been far too long. The club officials and many of the players believe we won’t see Pogba with the Manchester United shirt ever again. And yet, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seems to disagree. The manager believes that the midfielder will stay with the club at least by the end of the season. The latest reports say that Pogba is…

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Latest Champions League and Europa League Odds After the Draws

UEFA Champions League Trophy and Logo

We now know the draw for the first round of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League eliminations. That means the online bookmakers have released updated odds on each team winning the respective competition. Let’s first take a look at the draws and then assess the odds for a few of the leading teams. UEFA Champions League Last 16 Draw Borussia Dortmund (GER) vs. Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) Real Madrid (ESP) vs. Manchester City (ENG) Atalanta (ITA) vs. Valencia (ESP) Atlético Madrid (ESP) vs. Liverpool (ENG) Chelsea (ENG) vs. Bayern Munich…

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Barcelona and Real Madrid Fire Blanks in El Clasico

Barcelona vs Real Madrid, El Clasico

The Spanish La Liga leaders Barcelona and Real Madrid faced each other in a highly-anticipated El Clasico yesterday. The derby was tenacious but failed to deliver any goals for the first time since 2002. That leaves the teams with the same number of points on the top of the league. Barcelona has the better goal difference which is enough for the first spot. The Catalans could feel lucky that they keep their position because Real Madrid was the better side for large periods of the game. The woodwork save Barcelona…

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Carlo Ancelotti Set to Join Everton as Manager This Week

Carlo Ancelotti and Everton Logo

Everton has been looking for a new manager for almost two weeks, and it seems Carlo Ancelotti is the man for the job. The Italian was just sacked by Napoli and seems like the perfect candidate. According to SkySports, Ancelotti will be appointed by the end of the week. He has loads of experience in the top European soccer leagues, leading the likes of Juventus, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and AC Milan during his career. Ancelotti is no stranger to the English Premier League, either. He was in charge of…

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Mikel Arteta to Decide on Becoming Arsenal Manager Any Moment

Mikel Arteta With Arsenal Logo

A lot of names have been linked with Arsenal ever since the club sacked Unai Emery about two weeks ago. One of the strong favorites is former Gunner Mikel Arteta and it seems he might be on the brink of joining the team. According to various sources, Arsenal and the Spaniard have been talking for a while now. The board is determined to acquire Arteta’s s services and he is expected to make a decision in the following days. The former player is currently an assistant coach of Pep Guardiola…

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Mourinho: No move for Ibra

New Tottenham Head Coach Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic, reports the BBC. The Spurs boss and Ibrahimovic have won Serie A together with Inter, where the Swede was an integral part of their success, which also saw them win the Coppa Italia and Champions League in the same season. They also worked together at Manchester United, before the player moved to the USA to play with LA Galaxy. Talking on Monday at the Champions League press conference ahead of today’s game with Olympiacos,…

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Arsenal set to complete double-signing – Report

Unai Emery

Arsenal are confident of signing Kieran Tierney and Dani Ceballos this summer, according to the latest report from Sky Sports. The Gunners have already seen their two bids turned down for the Celtic left-back. Arsenal are expected to go back with a third bid, and according to Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh Seth, they are confident of getting their man. Arsenal have also been linked with a loan move for Dani Ceballos, and their prospects of getting the midfielder looks good too. “I’m led to believe there’s growing confidence Arsenal can…

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Manchester United transfer news: Juventus duo linked and more

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi. According to French outlet Le Parisien, the likes of United, Paris-Saint Germain and Everton have expressed made inquiries regarding the World Cup winner. The 32-year-old has been a vital part of Serie A side for last two years. The Italian champions would hate to lose him, but he could also be used as a negotiating factor for any potential deal for Paul Pogba, who is also courting interest from Real Madrid and PSG. The Red Devils have…

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Arsenal, Liverpool and Inter lodge bids for Ligue 1 star

Lille winger Nicolas Pepe is one of the hottest prospects this summer, and there is no dearth of interest in his services. French publication L’Equipe, via GFFN, has claimed that Liverpool, Arsenal and Inter Milan have lodged firm bids for the Ivorian player. There is no mention of measures of bids, but the 24-year-old is reportedly valued at £70m. Pepe scored 22 goals for Lille last season, and he was instrumental in their return to Champions League football – and if you back him to become a success in the…

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Klopp worried over Mane’s fitness

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expresses his concern over the amount of football his star player Sadio Mane has played in last 12 months. Following a lengthy season with the Reds, Mane has failed to take a break as he has been representing Senegal at Africa Cup of Nations. Mane has been brilliant in the tournament and has helped Senegal reach the final, which will be played on 20th July. Liverpool’s season starts with their Community Shield clash against Manchester City on August 4th. On 9th, the Merseysiders host Norwich…

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Arsenal close to two signings, bid confirmed

According to the latest reports, Arsenal are inching closer to two major signings in the transfer window. Reports emanating from Spain claims that the Gunners are set to complete a year-long loan deal for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos. The loan deal wouldn’t include any purchase option. The 22-year-old was also linked with a move to Tottenham, but major Spain publications AS and MARCA are reporting that the player prefers to work under Unai Emery at Arsenal. As per another report, the Gunners are close to wrap up the signing…

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Have Manchester United learned from their mistakes of last summer?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Last summer transfer window was quite a difficult one for Manchester United. The Red Devils failed to acquire most of their top targets, which ultimately proved to be a fatal blow for now-former manager Jose Mourinho. In sharp contrast this summer, United have been ruthless in market and they haven’t hesitated in paying over-the-top money to acquire their targets. United have already paid in the region of £50m to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace, and if the latest reports are to be believed, United are set to sign Harry…

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Tottenham transfer news: target available for right price, but midfielder might leave

It’s not news that Tottenham have identified Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele as their top target this transfer window. Last week, it was reported that the Ligue 1 club have turned down a Tottenham bid in the region of £60m. However, Spurs still remain in pursuit of the midfielder, and they have received some encouraging news on their chase. Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas has admitted that he would allow Ndombele to leave this summer, but only at a right price. He also revealed that a number of clubs are interested in…

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Arsenal struggle to sell unwanted players

It’s a very important summer for Arsenal manager Unai Emery as he attempts to fix his squad ahead of the next season. Following a rather disappointing end to the last season, the pressure is on the Spaniard and his dealings this summer could go a long way in deciding his future at the club. However, a meagre £45m transfer budget means that Emery must sell some of his players to facilitate recruitments. Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi are two names who feature prominently on the list. But it doesn’t look…

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Manchester United face multiple disappointments in transfer window

Paul Pogba

Manchester United have seen their second bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka rejected by Crystal Palace. According to Sky Sports, United’s second bid was worth up to £50, including £15 in add-ons. The Eagles reportedly want something between £45m-£50m up front for the 21-year-old. It remains to be seen whether United would go back with an improved third bid or would they shift focus elsewhere. A recent report from the Sun has claimed that United have identified PSV right-back Denzel Dumfries as a back up to Wan-Bissaka. United were also linked with…

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