Top five free transfers in football history

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The summer transfer market of 2016 is still a couple of weeks away, but it is already poised to become a big one. With a bunch of teams ready to spend huge transfer fees on star players. But adding a star player doesn’t always has to cost millions of pounds. Some teams were able to land a big name for free. So let’s take a look at the five best free transfers in football history! 5. Sol Campbell (Arsenal) Tottenham fans are still not able to look at Sol Campbell…

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Andrea Pirlo picks some surprising names in his best XI in the Premier League

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Andrea Pirlo may not have graced the Premier League with his classy presence, but that doesn’t mean he’s not a big fan of the English top-flight. In an exclusive interview with ShortList, the Italian maestro gave his top Premier League XI. Manchester City are the side most represented with five players, while city rivals United have no players among Pirlo’s XI, wich uses a 4-5-1 formation. Arsenal have three, Chelsea have two and Liverpool have one. Joe Hart defends Pirlo’s goal, as he knows the Man City goalkeeper has gotten a lot…

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Five footballers to have rocked the bearded look

Only a handful of footballers sport a beard on the pitch, and still fewer manages to rock that bearded look. Here we will take a look at some of the modern footballers who nailed the bearded look during their playing days. 5. Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) Arsenal fans call him the ‘Handsome French Bloke’. Opinion might be divided on whether he is a world-class striker or not. But when it comes to his looks, the opinion is almost unequivocal. 4. Gennaro Gattuso (former AC Milan) The former AC Milan legend was a…

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International century makers: 100 cap XI as Lionel Messi reaches landmark

In an already incredible career, Lionel Messi notched up another landmark last week as he became the latest great of the game to earn over 100 international caps. READ MORE: Liverpool plan bid for striker duo Petr Cech’s Arsenal move edges closer Chelsea set to miss out on Belgian star Despite Pele and Diego Maradona being among the players not to have reached the landmark, the Argentinian wizard is in some pretty special company, so here is an all-time XI made of up of the best players that have brought…

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Andrea Pirlo to accept offer to join Frank Lampard at New York City FC

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The prospect of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard playing alongside and against the likes of Kaka and David Villa already made MLS one of the most star-studded leagues in the world. But, it now appears that one more legend of the game is about to join them. READ MORE: Liverpool Transfer Gossip According to The Telegraph, Juventus hero Andrea Pirlo has already accepted a move to America, and will be lining up alongside Lampard and Villa, having decided to join New York City FC. The Telegraph report that the 36-year-old will leave…

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