Features Archive

Transfers

Ibrahim Sangare for €9m? PSV could have landed the deal of the summer

The Ivorian has been made available for transfer by relegated Toulouse and it is bizarre why only the Dutch side have pounced

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Five different ways Cristiano Ronaldo scores with headers

A performance scientist has identified unique ways in which CR7 gets himself in the air in order to score

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Transfers

Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool: Worth it?

The cultured Spanish midfielder is all set for a move to Anfield, but is it a deal that works for all parties?

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Manchester Utd

How Man Utd switched transfer focus to hunt for future superstars

Somewhat under the radar, the Old Trafford side have recruited some of the top youth talents around Europe

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Nations League

Pogba watch out! Camavinga can be France’s midfield Mbappe

Eduardo Camavinga became Les Bleus’ youngest player in more than 100 years and has so far merited the hype

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Transfers

Fit and firing Memphis Depay is ready for his next move

The Dutchman recently made his return from a long injury, but he may have outgrown Lyon and a transfer could be imminent

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Ligue 1

Pandemonium at the Parc: Neymar and PSG lose their heads in Marseille defeat

PSG's Ligue 1 defence has been plunged into doubt as they suffered a second defeat in as many matches as they failed to keep their cool against Marseille

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Premier League

Werner, Hudson-Odoi, Havertz - How Chelsea could line up versus Brighton

With millions spent in the transfer market this summer, and the excuses of last season no longer viable, Lampard needs to deliver

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Marcelo Bielsa

Marcelo Bielsa: Mastering pressing, and playing against the press

In the second extract from Radoslaw Bella's book on the iconic coach, we look at dealing with teams who push high

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Marcelo Bielsa

Marcelo Bielsa: Five ways his teams attack you

The enigmatic Argentine indoctrinates his players in many ways, and how they shift personnel is a key tenet

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Transfers

Emiliano Buendia: Good enough for Liverpool, or anywhere else

The Argentine has been one of Norwich's standout performers this season despite the Canaries' relegation

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European Golden Shoe

European Golden Shoe 19/20: Immobile's 36 goals clinches the prize

The Italian's prolific season has been rewarded with the coveted prize, the first Serie A representative to win since Totti in 2007

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Jadon Sancho

Why Jadon Sancho is a future Ballon d'Or winner

The young Englishman has excelled in Germany since making the move to Dortmund, and the sky is the limit

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Lionel Messi

What is Lionel Messi's greatest ever goal?

Introducing FC's Great Goals project, where we rank every goal of the Argentine across a number of key areas

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Euro 2021

Euro 2021: How Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain's line-ups could change

An additional year will change their starting XIs for these tournament favourites, but by how much?

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Euro 2021

Euro 2021: How England, Belgium, France and Germany's line-ups could change

An additional year will change the starting XIs of these tournament favourites, but by how much?

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Liverpool

The winners and losers in Liverpool's pre-season matches

The Reds are chasing back-to-back titles and have had a mixed preparation as Klopp looks to get his squad ready for action

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Scouting

How clubs use data to filter their search for the Next Big Thing

The transfer market is more competitive than ever, but clubs need to know what they are looking for

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Championship

Eberechi Eze: Not the finished article, but an incredible talent

The playmaker has chosen Crystal Palace as his stepping stone and if he refines his game he could be a huge star

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Five Subs

Is five substitutions a good or a bad idea?

Having been introduced as part of project restart the additional two changes are now permanent - but who benefits?

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Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi - is he as good as ever, or are his numbers falling?

The Argentine continues to light up a below-par Barcelona side - but how does he measure up against his own standards?

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Barcelona

Forget Koeman - Barcelona's problems run far deeper than the coach

The Dutchman's return is underwhelming and fails to address some fundamental issues which need to be resolved first

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Premier League

Lionel Messi: The case for and against Manchester City

The Argentine is arguably the closest he has came in his career to leaving the Camp Nou, and Pep Guardiola might want a reunion

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Robert Lewandowski

Let's deliver Robert Lewandowski the Ballon d'Or anyway

This is a truly incredible individual season and it's time that the greatest centre-forward of the decade received the big prize

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TV Review

Nicolas Anelka, Misunderstood Review: The man don't give a f**k

The enigmatic Frenchman's documentary shows a player who cares little for any opinion on him, and that itself is refreshing

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