Chelsea's woes Sarri-ous or down to imploding stars?

Maurizio Sarri is on the brink at Chelsea. According to several reports, defeat to either Malmo in the Europa League on Thursday or to Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday will bring an end to his reign at Stamford Bridge. The Italian has divided the Blues fanbase since he took charge last summer. Some view him as stubborn, wedded to a football philosophy that simply will not work in...

No club will fall for Perez's tale and Bale out Real

Sometimes somebody says something so ridiculous that you know they’re lying. ‘Florentino Perez values Gareth Bale at £131m’ is one such instance of this. Fortunately, for everyone’s sanity, the latest reports are that he could be used as a bargaining chip in a summer bid for Chelsea star Eden Hazard or a move Tottenham Hotspur schemer Christian Eriksen. Now that is far more believable. And yet you...

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Meet Alex Méndez... the latest gem off the USMNT production line

The future of the United States Men’s National Team is full of promise. With Timothy Weah, Christian Pulisic, Josh Sargent and Haji Wright all developing at an impressive rate, the national side’s attack is in good hands. The midfield is shaping up very nicely too. Alexis Méndez, the 18-year-old Californian currently on the books at Bundesliga side SC Freiburg, has started turning head...

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Father Time has started man-marking Luis Suárez

For someone who’s known as one of the best footballers in Europe, Luis Suárez is enduring something of a dry spell. No goals for 390 minutes (over four games), and just one goal in his last 600 minutes (over six and a half games)… it doesn’t make for good reading. There have been periods where he’s been prolific – six goals and three assists in mid-October to early November; five goals and a...

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