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Coutinho Signing Signals New Era at Barcelona

Football’s worst kept secret finally became official. Philippe Coutinho completed his move to Barcelona from Liverpool to become the Catalan’s most expensive ever singing. Depending on which paper you read the fee is anywhere between €140-€150 million (plus add-ons). Liverpool did everything they could to hold on to their star player, even asking Barcelona to […]

All Square At The Allianz: Juventus 0-0 Inter

Juventus 0-0 Inter. The first Derby d’Italia of the season finished all square as Juventus and Inter eventually cancelled each other out. Although the result doesn’t look incredibly thrilling, the game consisted of interesting tactical battles between both sides, specifically in midfield which ultimately left both Gonzalo Higuaín and Mauro Icardi frustrated without any service. Mario […]

Five Issues José Mourinho Needs to Solve at Manchester United

As the final international break of the year comes to a close, we now know which teams will be going to Russia for the World Cup next year. Often, international breaks are seen as games that get in the way of league football, ‘proper’ football, according to some. This hasn’t been the case these past […]