Rennes wonderkid Camavinga can succeed Mbappé as Prince of Ligue 1

It just doesn’t happen. Paris Saint-Germain, the most dominant side in Ligue 1, do not get given the runaround by a 16-year-old midfielder.  Such a scenario would be mere fantasy. The storyline of a television show that has jumped the shark. Or so it seemed until Sunday night when Rennes came from behind to beat Thomas Tuchel’s on Sunday evening. M’Baye Niang and Romain Del Castillo netted the goa...

Meling can ensure Celtic haven't been weakened by Tierney departure

Celtic find themselves in a tricky situation. Having pocketing £25million from the sale of Kieran Tierney to Arsenal, they’re against the clock to reinvest that money in an attempt to improve Neil Lennon’s squad before the transfer window closes. Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo arrived in July and was tipped to be the left-back for the Bhoys this season but, if reports are accurate, the Scottish...

Watford won't sack under-pressure Gracia despite reputation

By now you can set your clock by it: the annual write-Watford-off-for-relegation season preview piece, produced by every publisher and media outlet worth its salt. Hornets fans revel in it. For four straight seasons their club has been earmarked for the bottom three, only to defy the odds and perceived wisdom. The fact they’ve done so while changing head coach four times since promotion, we...

The three positions Arsenal must look to strengthen in January

What a difference a transfer window can make. At the end of last season, you’d have been hard-pushed to find a more fed-up set of Premier League fans than Arsenal‘s. By August 8, Gunners supporters had a renewed sense of optimism having ‘won the transfer window’. That pessimism stemmed largely from their side’s disastrous finish to the previous campaign. Arsenal were...

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