Analysing Luis Suarez’s exit from Liverpool

After a month of controversies, rumours and arguments, it is finally done; Luis Suarez has officially completed his transfer from Liverpool to FC Barcelona (as per LFC’s website). The fee is rumoured to be in the region of  £75m, which many may argue is a steal when juxtaposed to Gareth Bale’s record breaking move from Tottenham…

Should Liverpool Fans be Worried About Coutinho?

Coutinho signed for Liverpool from Inter Milan in January of 2013 for what seemed like a paltry sum of only £8.5m. He sparkled in the second half of the 2012/2013 Premier League season, constantly being Liverpool’s creative outlet with his eye for pass and remarkable chemistry with fellow January arrival, Daniel Sturridge. Many expected him…

Let’s Breakdown the Serie A Title Dogfight

It’s gameweek 7 in Italy, and the top teams in the league are starting to pull away from the pack of mediocrity. However, with three teams still unbeaten in the league, the title race is still wide open. Roma, Napoli, and Juventus have all had great starts to the season, and look to be the…

Should Sunderland Have Sacked Di Canio?

It’s been about a week since the outspoken Italian lost his job as head coach of Sunderland, but were the Black Cats right to dismiss the man who helped rescue them from the depths of relegation last season? Firstly, let’s examine the trigger factor of the sacking. It followed a training-ground row after the 3-0…

A Few Things We Learnt from Liverpool’s Loss to Southampton

Liverpool have received their first defeat of the season after being outplayed by an energetic Southampton side that harried and pressured the merseyside outfit in what was a frustrating night for the Reds. A 53’ header from defender Dejan Lovren was enough to earn Southampton their second win of the season, jeopardising Liverpool’s dreams of…

Why Liverpool Will Finish In The Top 4

It’s been 5 years now since Liverpool last finished in the top 4, and they have had a string of mid-table finishes since. It’s been proclaimed by the Anfield faithful many a time that they’ll eventually get back to winning ways, and this season might just be the one. With managerial changes in the top…

Top 5 Young Defenders in the World

Defenders are sometimes undervalued compared to their more flashy counterparts at the other end of the pitch, but a good defender can make the difference between a World Cup champion, and a World Cup runners-up. Just ask Italy. Here, we’re going to look at my personal top 5 young defenders playing today. For the scope…