5 talking points from Real 2-1 Man Utd: Jose Mourinho erred in starting defensively

Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup for the second year in succession, beating Manchester United 2-1 in Skopje, Macedonia and thus ensure their status as the Champions of Europe. Casemiro opened the scoring in the 24th minute before Isco gave Los Blancos a 2-0 lead early in the second half. Romelu Lukaku grabbed one … Continue reading 5 talking points from Real 2-1 Man Utd: Jose Mourinho erred in starting defensively

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Villa set to offload Amavi to Sevilla for £8m after rejecting £25m offer

Aston Villa left-back Jordan Amavi is closing on a move to Sevilla. The Spanish side had a £5.2million bid rejected last week but have returned with an improved £6.2m offer plus another £1.8m in add-ons. The 23-year-old French full-back joined Villa from Nice in 2015 for £9m. He impressed early on but suffered a knee … Continue reading Villa set to offload Amavi to Sevilla for £8m after rejecting £25m offer

From superstars to veterans: What types of transfer targets are available?

The summer transfer window officially opens on July 1, with clubs across Europe searching for the talent to make them contenders in the 2017-18 season. Some players will move for huge fees, others will look to re-launch their careers, while some head into this window aiming to secure one final big payday. SUPERSTARS WHO WOULD … Continue reading From superstars to veterans: What types of transfer targets are available?

José Mourinho frustrated at lack of Manchester United summer signings

José Mourinho is becoming increasingly frustrated at adding only Victor Lindelof to his sqaud in the current transfer window, with the Manchester United manager concerned no more major signings will be in place when the pre-season tour starts on Sunday. After United won the Europa League final against Ajax in late May Mourinho publicly stated … Continue reading José Mourinho frustrated at lack of Manchester United summer signings

Germany’s win over Chile in the Confed Cup is a lesson to the football world

Germany's victory in the Confederations Cup proves how a nation's success is dependant on development and team cohesion. Star players, though welcome, are not necessary. Technical superiority It was the final we were all hoping for, an exhilarating match-up between the oldest team in the competition and the youngest; a battle where physical intensity collided … Continue reading Germany’s win over Chile in the Confed Cup is a lesson to the football world