Player Focus – Gabriel Jesus

Ronaldo. Ronaldinho. Rivaldo. Kaka. Carlos. The list goes on. The Brazilians of yesteryear dominated world football for decades and in fact the history books as being the holders of five world cup triumphs and eight Copa America titles as well as being ingrained in history as a country rich in world-class country and flair. Brazil…

Player Focus – Dele Alli

What a rise to the top Dele Alli has been in the past 12 months. In January of 2015 he was playing League 1 football, in the 3rd tier of English football. Fast forward to January 2016, he’s starting for a top Premier League side who are potentially pushing for the league title, a full…

Player Focus – Baba Rahman

Over the past two decades, world-class and quality African players have emerged on the European scene such as Samuel Eto’o, Jay-Jay Okocha and Abedi Pele, as well as his sons Andre and Jordan Ayew. Abedi, who comes from Ghana, is widely regarded as the pioneer of African football and was one of the first footballers from the continent of…

Player Focus – Matteo Darmian

Giorgio Chellini. Alessandro Nesta. Paolo Maldini. Some of the world’s greatest defenders have been from the beautiful country of Italia. The Italians are renowned for being great defenders as well as having attacking flair, but are classy defenders, not ones to make many rash challenges and good on the ball. Manchester United have recently recruited…

Player Focus – Memphis Depay

The Eredivisie has gifted Europe with some of the greatest talents we’ve ever seen like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luis Suarez and Arjen Robben, who’ve all excelled on the biggest stages in continental football since leaving the little land of Holland. But one criticism the Dutch league has come under in recent years as well as the obvious…

Player Focus – Christian Eriksen

Eriksen. For me, the bargain of the season. For as much as Tottenham have had a very up and down season, one constant that has remained is the talent that is Christian Eriksen. He has been without a doubt, the best summer buy that Andre Villas-Boas had brought in since Gareth Bale’s departure and although he…

Player Focus – Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba. The man who got away. When the Frenchman was sold to Juventus in the summer of 2012, it was met with mixed responses by fans as some saw it a good move for United, shifting what seemed like then dead weight but some saw it as something that would be later regretted by…

Player Focus – Tom Ince

Last season really saw the emergence of a lot of young English players such as Wilfried Zaha who secured a £15m move from Championship club Crystal Palace to Manchester United and Raheem Sterling after a series of good performances which included a first call up and cap for the England national team, signed a 5 year contract with Liverpool which…