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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Top 5 Sites Where You Can Follow the English Premier League

The Premier League is now the most-watched sports of all time worldwide. There are about 4.7 billion people who are following this. It is broadcasted in 212 territories and 643 million homes. Its popularity helped it gain revenue of around 5.65 billion euros with the 2018-2019 season. For this year’s season, the Premier League is in partnership with Nielsen Sports for them to know how well they are doing when it comes to viewership. Nielsen found that this league’s programming rose 11 percent or to 1.35 billion. The result from…

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How to Show Your Love for Football

Following a football team can be a full-time job. A fan’s job is to support its team no matter what the result of the game is. But how can you show your team support the whole season? Here are a few ideas for football fanatics like yourself. See Your Team Play It can be difficult to go and see your favourite football team play if you don’t live local to their home stadium. But for those who do live locally, investing in a season ticket is the perfect way to…

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How Leicester won the league against impossible odds

The fact that perennial also-rans Leicester City won the Premier League  in 2016 is nothing short of a footballing miracle, the like of which will never happen again. The Claudio Ranieri-managed side triumphed over giants of the game including Manchester Utd, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea on their way to a victory no one thought possible at the beginning of the season. But how did they do it? Let’s find out. The Vardy-Mahrez Factor Leicester City consistently picked holes in opposition defences through a tactically astute approach that worked successfully…

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Queens Park Rangers vs West Bromwich Albion Prediction: EFL Championship with 22Bet

The Championship 2019/20 rolls on this weekend as two of the playoff contenders meet on Saturday lunchtime. Legal betting site in the UK 22BET offers their look at what the game might have in store. Both sides have started the season excellently, but a win in this fixture would put them in pole position for a promotion push this season.  Match Preview Queens Park Rangers will be surprising a lot of people this season by their current placement in the league table. They sold their best player, Luke Freeman, during…

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FIFA 20: What Can Football Fans Expect?

Over the years there have been many sports related video games and mobile apps that have been released. One of the most popular football games out there is FIFA that has been releasing titles since 1993. From FIFA International Soccer to FIFA 20, EA Sports have published a FIFA game every single year for football fans to enjoy. With FIFA 20 set to be released this September, will this game perform as well as all of the others? Football fans around the world have been able to play FIFA games…

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Best Players In Premier League Football This Season

The Premier League football is an exciting and entertaining football tournament that is back for another season. The previous 2018/2019 season was spectacular. It left us with clear memories of how fierce the competition was, and eventually, Manchester City won the title. This year there are plenty of fantastic Premier League clubs ready to compete against them including Arsenal, Newcastle United, Liverpool, and more!  With the 2019/20 season already underway, this season promises exciting football and it is clear that every team is preparing for victory. Below are the obvious top…

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What makes Virgil van Dijk Europe’s best defender?

You could argue that no single player has improved the fortunes of a team more than Virgil van Dijk has since his arrival at Liverpool in January 2018. The towering Dutch centre-half has solidified a defence that before he came onto the scene was notoriously leaky, the likes of Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klavan doing their best impression of the Chuckle Brothers at the heart of defence. Now, Liverpool have a back four as formidable as any in Europe, and van Dijk is its heartbeat, its focal point. The Reds…

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7 Tips To Win Big On Football Bets In 2019

While we are already well into the year, the 2019 sports betting season continues to draw in the crowds with football still being the number one favoured match sports to bet on in the UK. Take a look at these free bet offers UKif you are interested in betting this weekend. If lady luck hasn’t been on your side, then there is still time to up your game and make a few wins before the ball drops in 2020 (no pun intended). To help you make a winning bet, we have…

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Nine English footballers to make it big in the MLS

With Wayne Rooney earning plaudits since his move to MLS last year, the focus has once again shifted to English players making their living across the Atlantic. However, the former Manchester United star is not the first English player to take MLS by storm. Ever since the days of David Beckham, MLS has become a huge attraction for English players. Over the course of MLS’ existence, multiple Englishmen have made a name for themselves, and in this feature, we are going to take a look at top nine Englishmen to…

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Teams to look out for in Premier League 2019-20

Following a two-month break, the Premier League is well and truly underway. Like last season, this season promises a lot of excitement with all teams fighting for different prizes. We take a look at some interesting contests we expect to see this year in the top tier of English football. Fight for the league title  Manchester City have lifted the trophy on last two occasions, and they are huge favourites to complete a hat-trick. Their main challengers this season are Liverpool, who finished only a single point behind City last…

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