Juventus’ Champions League momentum to be tested by Gladbach

Pained by the contradictory nature of this year’s Juventus, fans cannot quite understand why the Old Lady has thrilled in Europe and disappointed at home. While the Bianconeri toiled and laboured to earn a draw against the likes of Frosinone,…

Could Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo reunite at PSG next year?

Players meet their old clubs all the time but, when one comes up against a team for whom he made an impression, there’s something special. If PSG ever play against Manchester United in the Champions League, it’s fair to say…

Jose Mourinho’s obsession with personal battles could lose him the war

Although Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday went some way to lifting the clouds of gloom that have descended on Stamford Bridge this season, respite could prove to be short-lived. Reasons for optimism were few and far between.…

What Liverpool can expect from Jurgen Klopp, the new King of the Kop

When he arrived for his introductory press conference, the media compared Klopp‘s popularity to Jose Mourinho arriving at Chelsea in 2004. Told about how Mourinho famously referred to himself as the “Special One” at the Portuguese’s introductory press conference over…

Stats show Arsenal’s Francis Coquelin is the best defensive midfielder in the Premier League

The French midfielder has gone from being a bit-part fringe player to one of the most vital cogs in Arsene Wenger’s machine. And the 24-year-old has become a fan favourite among the Emirates faithful, with many claiming he is now the best…