Thriving Ødegaard no longer Real’s ‘lost wonderkid’

As a 16-year-old, Martin Ødegaard had the world at his feet. Courted by nearly every single European superclub, he had trials with Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Manchester City before settling on his future. CONTINUE...

Where next for football’s unloved superstar James Rodríguez?

Golden Boy status is as impermanent as it is glamorous. In 2014, James Rodríguez had...

Solskjær misfit Lukaku can thrive in Conte’s Inter revolution

Romelu Lukaku’s career is at a standstill. His £75million move from Everton to Manchester...

7 possible destinations for Antoine Griezmann

Yes, 12 months after releasing an hour-long feature on his decision to rebuff Barcelona’s...

Cillessen can’t afford another wrong move after Barça exit

It’s been a strange three years for Jasper Cillessen. The Dutch goalkeeper, who joined...

Premier League icons: Freddie Ljungberg

They recognised the number, but they didn’t recognise the name. Manchester United will go on...

Herrera departure would accelerate United’s need for midfield overhaul

Although the key goals have been scored by Marcus Rashford, and much of the...

Van de Beek: the subtle brilliance of Ajax’s midfield maestro

Like many of the stars of Erik ten Hag’s youthful Ajax side who’ve captured...

8 high-profile players destined to move this summer

The football is almost over but the transfer speculation is just beginning. With no World...

Without the right structure Barça risk wasting Messi’s final years

Having assumed the captain’s armband following Andrés Iniesta’s departure for Japan last summer, Lionel...

The 7 worst signings of the 2018/19 Premier League season

Premier League spending is once again expected to reach obscene levels this summer. The...

Arsenal and Spurs wise to pursue Milan’s modest star

There is little doubt Suso’s decision to leave Liverpool in 2015 was the right...

The evolution of Julian Brandt

Still only 22 years old, Julian Brandt has been regarded as one of the...

The six potential destinations for de Ligt analysed

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt is set to be one of the most sought-after...

Portugal star can fill the Gerrard/Lampard void in the Premier League

It’s difficult to shop in the Primeira Liga. The quality on show isn’t what...

Why it’s wrong to target a booked player… unless it’s Ainsley...

It didn’t take much for Leicester City to get Ainsley Maitland-Niles sent off in...

Name every club Messi has scored against in the Champions League

Going into Wednesday’s Champions League tie with Liverpool, Lionel Messi had failed to score...

Ajax closing in on Champions League final after win at Spurs

Ajax took control of their Champions League semi-final against Tottenham with a 1-0 away...

Unsettled Dybala Linked with Real Madrid Again

Real Madrid have been courting Juventus forward Paulo Dybala for several transfer windows now,...

Bayern Munich end January pursuit in Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich will not be making a Deadline Day offer for Chelsea's teenage winger Callum...

Schalke 04 sign Jeffrey Bruma on loan from Wolfsburg

Schalke 04 have completed the signing of Dutch international Jeffrey Bruma on a six-month...

Newcastle United sign Antonio Barreca from AS Monaco

Newcastle United have confirmed that they have completed the signing of Italian left-back Antonio...

Arsenal sign Denis Suarez on loan from FC Barcelona

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Denis Suarez from FC Barcelona. The 25-year-old Spanish...

Anthony Martial signs new long-term Manchester United contract

Anthony Martial has signed a new long-term contract at Manchester United. The club confirms...

Schalke 04 opens talks with Tottenham Hotspur on Janssen loan deal

Schalke 04 have started negotiations with Tottenham Hotspur to strike a loan deal for...

Chelsea prepare shock Deadline Day move for Abdoulaye Doucouré

According to the Mirror, Chelsea are currently preparing a shock Deadline Day move for...

Wolves sign Jonny Castro on a permanent deal from Atletico Madrid

Wolverhampton Wanderers have decided to sign Jonny Castro Otto on a permanent deal. The...

Manchester United postpone transfer bid on PSV’s Steven Bergwijn

Manchester United will not be making a January Deadline day offer for PSV Eindhoven...

Valverde hopes Coutinho gains confidence after brace for Barcelona

FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hopes Philippe Coutinho's brace against Sevilla gives the Brazilian attacker...