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  • Armel Bella-Kotchap: Southampton’s German Rock in Defense

    We are still very early into the 2022/23 football season, but we’ve already witnessed the emergence of a talented young centre-back playing at the highest level. Southampton’s Armel Bella-Kotchap has caught many an eye with his displays this season and, at just 20 years old, many are speculating where he could end up after a…

  • Pascal Gross: Brighton’s Veteran Playmaker

    Brighton have never been a team to revel in the chaos of the Premier League’s hectic tempo. Stoic, controlled, demure. Even when knocking on death’s door they rarely divulge into the dark arts. They read a moral compass from the South Coast, with the wily German technician Pascal Gross leading their path onto safer shores.…

  • Mykhaylo Mudryk: Shakhtar’s Budding Superstar in Attack

    Profile   Age: 21 Position: Left wing Height: 5’9 Weight: 134lbs Preferred foot: Right   In Ukraine, two clubs stand above the rest — namely Shakhtar Donetsk & Dynamo Kyiv, with the two powerhouses sharing 29 domestic titles between them. For a young Mykhaylo Mudryk, it is with the prior that the exciting winger is…

  • Ryan Yates: Nottingham Forest’s Midfield Stalwart

    Over recent years during Nottingham Forest’s numerous low points, a strange pattern has emerged whereby Ryan Yates becomes the scapegoat for all Forest’s woes and is unceremoniously scorned by a small but loud section of fans.    Granted, the recent consecutive losses this season have been a grave disappointment for a fanbase that, under Steve…

  • Nathan Collins: The Irish Bulldozer Destined for Stardom at Molineux

    After getting promoted from Stoke City’s youth setup, Nathan Collins joined Burnley last summer. He enjoyed a breakthrough season with the Clarets, which caught the eye of several Premier League clubs. At first glance, he strikes as a typical old-fashioned stopper because of his intimidating build, but he has shown he is more of a…

  • Lorenzo Pellegrini: Roma’s Versatile Playmaker

    Every country has its approach to the game of football; the Dutch enthralled us with the total football system, a tactical system where an outfield player can take over the role of any outfield player in the team. It was a system credited to Ajax, the Netherlands national team implored this system in the 1970s…

  • Sepe Elye Wahi: Montpellier’s Teenage Talisman

    French football’s penchant for churning out young prodigies is only matched by those prodigies’ penchant for adapting to the biggest clubs in Europe. William Saliba and Aurélien Tchouaméni are the latest recruits by the continent’s elite to have already successfully stepped up to the next level. Jonathan David remains on their radars and Hugo Ekitike…

  • Dangou Outtara: Lorient’s Burkinabé Winger

    Ligue 1 has become a reliable place for producing and developing young talent of late and it isn’t stopping now. In today’s piece, we will be looking at a player from Lorient who is starting to gather some attention due to his performances this season so far.  Dango Ouattara, a Burkina Faso international attacking midfielder…

  • Wilfried Gnonto and Leeds United’s Crazy Deadline Day

    Leeds United’s deadline day move for FC Zürich starlet Wilfried Gnonto appeared to many as a desperate panic buy following a farcical end to the transfer window.   The majority of their business had been done early. Americans Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams had been brought in from RB Salzburg and RB Leipzig respectively, whilst…

  • Youssouf Fofana: He Won’t Go Under Your Radar This Time

    While the footballing world spent the last three months hyping up the transfer of Aurélien Tchouaméni to Real Madrid there was less panic on the shores of Southern France than some might expect. Last season, the newly unveiled Galactico played the second most minutes in the squad, but his midfield partner Youssouf Fofana quietly had…