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  • Milan Badelj to Fiorentina: The Return

    Marginally missing out on a top four spot in the 2017-18 Serie A season, Lazio were eager to make their goal of Champions League football become reality the following year. To ensure their success, the Biancocelesti invested heavily, making several acquisitions in the summer transfer window to reinforce their squad. One of those new additions,…

  • Joelinton and the art of jumping ship

    Imagine a scenario: you’re on board a boat that has started letting water in and your captain has jet-skied off into the sunset. It’s not sinking, but without proper attention it will do. You’re ready to start trying to mend the boat, but on the water you see a dingy calling for you, saying that…

  • How Jhon Chancellor rose up from Dagestan and Qatar to Serie A

    By the time Jhon Chancellor was called up for Venezuela’s 2019 Copa America squad, a call up largely expected having played a roll in numerous matches since the last burst of World Cup 2018 Qualifiers, the center back had had what can only be described as a purely tumultuous 365 days of professional football. To…

  • Start of a new chapter: Daniele De Rossi joins Boca Juniors

    Being a homegrown player to a football club is a special feeling. Idolizing the team, you grew up watching and loving. Becoming a part of that team is a greater feeling for anyone. Daniele De Rossi was one of the fortunate people who was able to fulfill that dream. The Roma player was born on…

  • Why Joe Willock can be an ideal Aaron Ramsey replacement for Arsenal

    At the end of last season, Arsenal lost their star midfielder Aaron Ramsey when he joined Juventus on a free after spending 11 years in North London. The Welshman has been one of the most influential midfielders for the Gunners since the departure of Patrick Vieira in 2005. Ramsey brought a unique blend of box-to-box…

  • Salomon Rondón: How the Venezuelan Made History and Why There’s Plenty More to Come

    As of July 26, 2019, Salomón Rondón is a Dalian Yifang player. The Chinese Super League club, formed in 2019, brought in the Venezuelan as the first step of a rebuild via Rafa Benitez, who joined the club as manager on July 2nd. The move, which reunited Rondón with his former-Newcastle boss, marked the end…

  • How Ademola Lookman will fit into Julian Nagelsmann’s RB Leipzig

    Julian Nagelsmann has taken over at RasenBallsport Leipzig, or RB Leipzig as one of the most exciting young coaches in world football. His ability to coach young players and transform them into world stars means he is a destination for the elite youth around the world. So it came as no suprise when he decided…

  • Why Youcef Atal is the perfect Kieran Trippier replacement for Tottenham Hotspur

    Tottenham Hotspur have enjoyed a successful transfer window so far. They wrapped up the double signing of Tanguy Ndombele and Jack Clarke at the start of July for a combined £65 million and have good reason to feel optimistic ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.   The two acquisitions the club have made are shrewd both…

  • Tanguy Ndombele: Tottenham’s Midfield Maestro

    One of the most significant signings of the 2019/20 summer transfer window was made by a team in white. And no, this is not the story of Eden Hazard finally realising his dream by moving to Real Madrid to play under his idol Zinedine Zidane. This is the story of the transfer that should never…

  • Megan Rapinoe’s perennial defiance of flawed societal norms can inspire the next generation

    As the Star-Spangled Banner bellowed out at Stade de Lyon, the cameras panned across the faces of the United States Women’s National Team as they geared up to take on the Netherlands in the 2019 World Cup final. The players roared out their country’s anthem, beaming with pride and anticipation, but at the end of…