Michael Yokhin

 
Michael Yokhin • Yokhin European Football Writer
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European football writer. Has contributed to FootballCritic, BBC, FourFourTwo, the Guardian, the Independent, the Blizzard, and ESPN.

Articles written by Michael Yokhin

Analysis

In Denmark, you must tell your opponent your tactics - or face a fine

Glen Ridersholm didn't take kindly to Copenhagen coach Jess Thorup not playing a player where he said he would...

  • 11 months
Euro 2020

Haaland, Hauge, Odegaard and Norway's Golden Generation

Erling, Jens and Martin are leading a youthful looking squad under the guidance of veteran coach Lars Lagerback

  • 1 year
Transfers

Filip Stevanovic: The Serbian wonderkid who chose City over United

The 18-year-old has a big future ahead of him - but only if he can steer clear of the path that led may of his compatriots astray

  • 1 year
Premier League

Ruben Dias is the leader Man City have been missing

The former Benfica defender made the big-money move to the Etihad this week, and is expected to hit the ground running

  • 1 year
Premier League

The rise and rise of Leeds' new arrival Robin Koch

The German defender has followed in the footsteps of his dad to become a professional, but looks set to eclipse his achievements

  • 1 year
Peter Gulacsi

From Hereford to the Champions League semi-final - the rise of RB Leipzig's Peter Gulacsi

The Hungarian has paid his dues to now emerge as one of the best goalkeepers in Europe

  • 1 year
Serie A

Italy's hottest talent Nicolo Zaniolo is back - and he's better than ever

The wonderkid has returned after his cruciate knee ligament injury, and is now gunning for the Europa League with Roma

  • 1 year
Retirement

Andre Schurrle: The sad story of a player who fell out of love with football

The 29-year-old cited mental health reasons as contributing to his retirement from football at a relatively young age

  • 1 year
Russian Premier League

Covid positives are sending Russian football into disaster

The high propensity of cases has led to cancelled matches, potential sanctions and a team of 17-year-olds being battered 10-1

  • 1 year
Primeira Liga

With no Bruno Fernandes, Pizzi has been the best player in Portugal in 2019/20

European football may finish the 19-20 season early, so if that happens, who has been the best performers?

  • 1 year
Serie A

Josip Ilicic isn't just Serie A POTY - his stats are something special

The Slovenian has been absolutely sublime so far this campaign, reaching Messi and Ronaldo levels

  • 1 year
Turkish Super Lig

From Crystal Palace flop to prolific marksman - Alexander Sorloth has been the best player in Turkey in 2019/20

European football may finish the 19-20 season early, so if that happens, who has been the best performers?

  • 1 year
Eredivisie

Myron Boadu has been the Eredivisie's best player in 2019/20 - a Premier League move beckons

European football may finish the 19-20 season early, so if that happens, who has been the best performers?

  • 1 year
Super League Greece

Veteran Mathieu Valbuena - still brilliant, and the best player in Greece in 2019/20

European football may finish the 19-20 season early, so if that happens, who has been the best performers?

  • 1 year
RFPL

Unstoppable Artem Dzyuba has been the best player in Russia in 2019/20

European football may finish the 19-20 season early, so if that happens, who has been the best performers?

  • 1 year