How Detrimental Will Pep Guardiola’s Announcement Be?

How Detrimental Will Pep Guardiola’s Announcement Be?

Pep Guardiola recently announced that he would step down from Manchester City following the 2022-23 Premier League season. Guardiola’s side has dominated English football during his five-year tenure thus far, winning three of the last four Premier League titles and amassing four Carabao Cups, two Community Shields, and a FA Cup. The Spanish coach will undoubtedly go down as one of the most prominent Premier League managers of all time, but how will his announcement affect Manchester City for the remainder of his contract? Sir Alex Ferguson, widely regarded as the greatest Premier League manager of all time, had said in the past that one of his worst mistakes as a manager was publicly a... »

Transfer Deadline Day Recap 2021

Transfer Deadline Day Recap 2021

August 31st marked the final day of the summer transfer window, and what an exciting day it was. Over a dozen transfers occurred. What were some of the biggest deals? Premier League Manchester United officially signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus for a reported £12.8 million  Chelsea signed Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid on a season long loan with the option to buy  Leeds United signed Welsh winger Daniel James from Manchester United for a deal reported to be £25 million Tottenham signed Brazilian defender Emerson Royal from Barcelona for £26 million  Leicester City signed English forward Adama Lookman on a season long loan from RB Leipzig West Ham Unit... »

Cristiano Ronaldo Reunites with Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo Reunites with Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has officially been confirmed as Manchester United’s latest signing. This revelation comes 12 years after the Portuguese forward left Manchester United for Real Madrid for a then world-record fee. Over the past couple of days, it became clear that Ronaldo wanted to leave Juventus. Initially, the most likely destination was Manchester City, who were in contractual negotiations with Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes. It also appeared that Manchester City was willing to pay the fee Juventus required, but suddenly, the narrative changed. Following calls from Sir Alex Ferguson and Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed that Manchester United was where he want... »

What 2021 Champions League Group is the Most Competitive?

What 2021 Champions League Group is the Most Competitive?

On August 26th, the Champions League group stage draw occurred to determine the initial fixtures for this upcoming season. Thirty-two clubs were randomly selected into eight pools of four clubs each. The first Champion League matches are on September 14th, but which group will be the most competitive? On paper, the two most difficult groups appear to be “Group A” and “Group B.” Group A boasts current Premier League champions Manchester City, 2020 Champions League finalists Paris Saint Germain, current Bundesliga runner-ups RB Leipzig, and current Belgian Division A champions Club Brugge. Group B contains current La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, 2020 Premier League c... »

How Damaging to Tottenham Would Losing Harry Kane Be?

How Damaging to Tottenham Would Losing Harry Kane Be?

Harry Kane is Tottenham‘s third-highest goalscorer of all time. He is one of the best players in the world and is Tottenham’s primary scorer and creator. He’s arguably the best player in the Premier League and has the talent and ability to walk into any top team in Europe. So, how crippling would his departure from Tottenham be for the London club? In short, it would set Tottenham back years in their pursuit of returning to consistent Champions League place finishes in the Premier League. Even during the seasons where Tottenham underachieved, Harry Kane has always been their bright point through it all. For this reason, he is a top target for Manchester City. Reportedly the... »