The Wanted Man Adama Traoré – Speed, Skills, and Ending the Myth of his ‘End Product’

Adama Traoré is quietly turning into a complete winger. And this is being noticed by some of the biggest clubs in the country. Rumours of interest from Liverpool and Man City have been hitting the headlines. Will Wolves manage to keep their man? Not Just Speed - Adama Traoré - A Transformation Born in Catalonia, Spain, Traoré joined the coveted youth ranks of Barcelona. Like all young players, Traoré was trialled in the 'B' side. Despite making 63 appearances for…

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William Saliba Arsenal – Analysis of the Young Defender

In William Saliba, Arsenal fans should be getting excited. The 19-year-old has been on the watchlist of the London club since 2018 and, in July 2019, they got their man. The condition of this £27 million bargain, the Frenchman was loaned back to Saint-Étienne for the 2019/20 season. In March, football succumbed to the global problems. And so, despite some leagues continuing to play, the French Ligue 1 was swiftly abandoned. PSG were crowned champions, and surrounding clubs were left…

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Sébastien Haller Analysis – How West Ham can unlock their Star Striker

Hard work and smart decisions. Not every team has billions at their disposal, so the ones that don't must be different. In the 2018/19 season, Eintracht Frankfurt had their best season since being promoted in 2012, an amalgamation of 5+ years of intelligent running of a football club. 2016 saw Croatian manager Niko Kovač take control. And in 2017/18 they finished 8th and earned qualification to the Europa league after lifting the DFB Pokal. Their first trophy since 1988 In…

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Wayne Rooney – the Birthday Boy in numbers

Wayne Rooney celebrates his 34th birthday today, so let’s look at some of the numbers the defined the career of a Premier League legend 16 - Rooney was just 16 years old when he made his debut for Everton back in 2002. 67 appearances later and 15 goals, the youngster moved Manchester United, a transfer that would see him stay there for 13 years 5 - Incidentally, Rooney won 16 trophies at Manchester United, and included in that is 5…

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Gian-Luca Waldschmidt – Germany’s young Euro hero

The Under-21 European Championships is in full flow, with teams being knocked out ready for the finals of the competition. One team that looks particularly strong is Germany. After their senior team withered out of the World Cup last year, all eyes will be on the next crop of talent. While Kai Havertz and Leroy Sane are leading the way, players like Luca Waldschmidt are coming up close behind. This is why the young forward is One to Watch! Waldschmidt…

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Alexandre Lacazette – Arsenal’s Main Man

A New Chapter: Becoming Arsenal’s No. 9 A name known to many football fans across Europe, Alexandre Lacazette made the switch to the Premier League in the summer of 2017 when he swapped his hometown club Lyon, for the red and white of Arsenal. Having been linked with a host of clubs across Europe, Arsenal perhaps got a little lucky as his almost inevitable move to Atletico Madrid, where he would have linked up with compatriot and close friend Antoine…

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Player Spotlight: Felipe Anderson

After a poor showing in the 2017/2018 season, and the departure of one of the most creative players the club had seen in a long time in Dimitri Payet, it's no surprise that the West Ham fans expected something to change. In comes signing after signing as well as a new manager and things were looking rosy at the start of August when the new season started. Cut to 4 weeks later and the team were right at the bottom…

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