Big money signing is also to blame for Chelsea’s poor defence under Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard has had an interesting start to his Chelsea managerial career so far. From a striking perspective, the Blues have looked sharp and innovative enough with Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham leading the show but the same fortunes cannot…

4-4-2: Juventus’ injury list may force Sarri to change tactics against Atletico Madrid – opinion

Two of Europe’s heavyweights go head-to-head in one of the ties of the round as Atletico Madrid welcome 2017 finalists Juventus on matchday one in the Champions League. Maurizio Sarri takes charge of his first game in the competition after recovering…

Lampard’s focus for Chelsea should now be a long term deal for key player

Mason Mount might have initially started the season as Chelsea’s most influential player but recent results in the past three games have shown Lampard has one man to thank and without a doubt that man is Tammy Abraham. At this…

3-5-2: Conte’s Inter tactics mean big money signing will have to be patient

Alexis Sanchez, who joined the Nerazzurri on a loan from Manchester United, finally made his debut in the 1-0 victory over Udinese, one of his former clubs, putting in a solid shift in the 12 minutes cameo he was handed…

Stats show Arsenal have been the worst side defensively in Europe’s top five Leagues

Many things are constant in life. The sun rising daily, the clock ticking per minute and the moon shining at night. It would appear the words “Arsenal” and “defensive errors” have also been a constant over recent years. The manner…

Umtiti out for six weeks: 25-year old’s Barcelona career in jeopardy

Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti will be spending the next five to six weeks on the sidelines with a new injury picked up while training with France during the international break just after recovering from a knee problem. A recurring knee…

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid: The rumours that refuse to go away

Jose Mourinho, former Barcelona technical staff and Real Madrid coach, has got fans buzzing with his recent statement which has been taken as a hint that he could be on his way back to La Liga. Reports also indicate that…

Barcelona board divided over Mbappe and Neymar: Could Galacticos mindset hurt club?

Reports from over the weekend suggest that the board of Barcelona is now divided over their 2020 summer transfer business, with some preferring to go after former Barcelona man, Neymar, and some preferring to go after his Paris Saint-Germain teammate,…

How David De Gea’s new contract could impact his form and Manchester United’s season

Manchester United were back to winning ways on Saturday as they saw out a 1-0 victory over Leicester City. That win made it Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s only win in United’s last four games. Truthfully the Red Devils have not had…

Statistics show Kompany was wrong to name Van Dijk best in EPL history

In what could be one of the most debatable statements of the year, Vincent Kompany has boldly claimed that Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk is the best defender ever to play in the Premier League. In present terms, that statement could…