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  • Why Are So Many Clubs Interested in Brighton’s Moises Caicedo?

    Over the last few months, Moises Caicedo has become one of the hottest properties in Premier League football. Rumoured to be earning just £10,000 a week, a fraction of the wages the Brighton centre midfielder should be on, the Ecuador international demonstrated this season as well as at the recent World Cup that despite just…

  • Alex Grimaldo: The Spanish Left Back Making an Impact in Benfica

    As Benfica’s magnificent campaign under Roger Schmidt rolls on, with just one defeat in seventeen and four points above second-placed Braga, As Aguias have blessed the Primeira Liga with some stand-out performers this season like Enzo Fernandez, Florentino Luis, Rafa Silva and Goncalo Ramos. However, while the attackers and midfielders grab the headlines, this has…

  • Shaun Maloney Becomes Manager of Wigan Athletic

    Shaun Maloney was made a sensational return to Wigan Athletic as manager, ten years after he won the FA Cup with the club under Roberto Martinez. Maloney has worked at Celtic under Brendan Rodgers before moving to the international stage as Assistant Manager to Roberto Martinez with the Belgium Men’s National Team. During that time,…

  • Reinildo Mandava: Atletico Madrid’s Mozambican Defender

    On May 23, 2021, French minnows and serial underdogs LOSC Lille made history. With their 2-1 victory over Angers, Lille became Ligue 1 champions for the first time since 2011, beating a PSG side tipped to repeat as French champions for the fourth straight time. A key part of their success was Mozambican fullback Reinildo…

  • Loïs Openda: A Shinning Light for Belgian and French Football

    Talk of a global short shortage of goal-getters may well have been exaggerated if one dares to bask in the aura of a young striker making a name for himself in Ligue 1. Belgian Loïs Openda sent a shockwave through French football when scored and assisted another helping high-flying RC Lens to vanquish the behemoths…

  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s Renaissance at Bayern Munich

    When you mention Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to casuals or non-Bundesliga watchers, the rhetoric would still be his failed stint at Stoke City or how he has the best agent because of how he subsequently got moves to PSG or Bayern. However, the rise of Choupo-Moting as one of the key cogs in the Bayern machine…

  • Amadou Onana: The Lowdown on Everton’s Belgian Midfielder

    Sean Dyche’s imminent arrival may have breathed new life into Everton’s season, but they look set to lose the one man whose boundless energy has kept their head above water and given Dyche a fighting chance of staving off relegation. Amadou Onana has been touted with a move away from Merseyside in January, despite only…

  • Malo Gusto: Analyzing Chelsea’s Incoming French Right Back

    The Olympique Lyonnais academy is renowned for producing brilliant technical players such as Nabil Fekir, Anthony Martial and the current Ballon d’Or holder, Karim Benzema. Now, it appears as though the French club have struck gold once more with an academy graduate; this time, a right-back by the name of Malo Gusto. The 19-year-old has…

  • Bayer Leverkusen: Germany’s Unluckiest Club?

    Rival fans and football snobs call them a plastic club and pill pushers, but Bayer 04 Leverkusen is an institution of football that has stood for more than 100 years. As the more eagle-eyed of you might have spotted, the club has a 04 in their name and their badge, marking the year 1904. One…

  • Player Analysis: Rico Lewis

    Following the rise to superstardom of academy graduate Phil Foden, it appears as though Manchester City have unearthed yet another gem. Rico Lewis has quickly become an important part of Pep Guardiola’s setup for Manchester City and it appears the club have found a long-term replacement for the aging Kyle Walker within their own ranks.…