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  • Looking Back on Milan’s Blockbuster Summer 2017 Shopping Spree

    As Paolo Maldini lifted the Champions League trophy in 2007, jubilation filled the black and red half of Athens’ Olympic Stadium, as the streets of Milan partied to celebrate their club’s seventh European Cup and their second in just four years. The Rossoneri were at the pinnacle of football, but as they came to realise;…

  • Grading Every Premier League Team’s January Transfer Window

    Every Premier League team managed to do some sort of move with the expectation to aid them be it now or for the future.   While the start of the month and most of it was very quiet the end was actually mental and one move after the other lined up each more fun and…

  • BTL’s Winter Transfer Window Recap

    It’s easy to miss transfers outside of the Premier League. For every Coutinho to Aston Villa, there’s a David Neres to Shakhtar. Here’s a round-up of the key transfers from everywhere in Europe, in & outside of Europe’s big 5 leagues, across all of January. Let this be your cheat sheet to see who went…

  • Four ‘Under-The-Radar’ January Transfers That Could Prove Incredibly Successful

    As always during the January transfer window, much of the media focus throughout has been shone on the biggest clubs and players across Europe.   From the long drawn-out battle for Serie A wonderkid Dušan Vlahović, a player who now looks set to join Juventus, to Newcastle’s seemingly failed pursuit of defender Diego Carlos, the…

  • BTL’s Weekly European Transfer Recap: Part Two

    It’s easy to miss transfers outside of the Premier League. For every Philippe Coutinho to Aston Villa, there’s a David Neres to Shakhtar. Here’s a round-up of the key transfers from everywhere including outside Europe’s big 5 leagues from the past 7 days. To catch up on the rest, check out our article from last…

  • BTL’s Weekly European Transfer Recap

    It’s easy to miss transfers outside of the Premier League. For every Coutinho to Aston Villa, there’s a Jonathan Ikone to Fiorentina. Here’s a round-up of the key transfers from everywhere including outside Europe’s big 5 leagues from the past 7 days.   Ligue 1   Vanderson – Gremio – Monaco (€11.6m) Patrick Berg –…

  • Analyzing Monchi’s Ill-fated Spell at Roma

    By 2017, Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo – more commonly known as ‘Monchi’ – had established himself as one of the best Directors of Football in the game during a 16-year stint at Sevilla. During his time at the Andalusians, Monchi brought the likes of Ivan Rakitić, Dani Alves, Adriano and Seydou Keïta – amongst others –…

  • The Best Transfers of Summer 2020

    Even in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic repercussions, teams have found ways to secure bargain buys on the transfer market and reinforce their squads. Today, we’ll be looking at the 10 best transfers of the summer 2020 transfer window with the help of Goalpoint graphics. Loan deals were not included in…

  • What’s Next For Yoshinori Muto?

    Yoshinori Muto joined Newcastle United two summers ago from German outfit Mainz, but the Japanese striker is now set to leave the club. Steve Bruce, who is desperate to add to his squad, has been told he must do a bit of wheeling and dealing in the window, and Muto will more than likely be…

  • David Silva: Where Would the Legendary Midfielder Fit in at Lazio?

    David Silva’s illustrious 10-year Manchester City career is coming to an end, as the Spaniard’s contract expires this summer. The attacking midfielder was one of the first true stars to buy into City’s ambitious plan to go from mid-table Premier League club to world beaters, and alongside the likes of Sergio Agüero, Vincent Kompany, Yaya…