Twenty to watch in 2019/20: Antonio Marin

Croatia’s run to the 2018 World Cup final was a minor miracle. Where the likes of England, Brazil and Germany failed, a country with a population of just four million succeeded. That they fell at the final hurdle mattered not, Zlatko Dalić’s side had already achieved the virtually impossible. Yet within the small miracle was another. And that is of the 22-man squad –Nikola Kalinić was...

Arsenal have finally found the star to add style and substance to their midfield

Arsenal are set to pull off one of the transfer coups of the summer by bringing Real Madrid and Spanish international playmaker Dani Ceballos to the Emirates Stadium on a season-long loan.  The Gunners are operating on a shoestring budget this summer after failing to qualify for the 2019/20 Champions League, and are having to make a transfer pot of around £40million stretch to cover their recruitm...

Analysing the three players on Celtic's right-back shortlist

While much of the talk at Celtic is around a full-back who could be leaving Parkhead, Bhoys boss Neil Lennon’s focus is on bringing at least one into the club. Kieran Tierney‘s future continues to dominate the headlines north and south of the border after Celtic rejected a second offer from Arsenal, believed to be worth £25million. Hoops boss Lennon insists there hasn’t been anot...

Twenty to watch in 2019/20: Kik Pierie

Ajax knew last summer it was only a matter of time until one of Europe’s wealthiest sides lured away Matthijs de Ligt. The fact the Dutch club kept hold of the centre-back for the 2018/19 season – one in which they reached the Champions League semi-final – was an unexpected bonus. De Ligt is a generational talent. The complete package at just 19 years old. It’s why Juventus have paid c...

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