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...

Twenty to watch in 2019/20: Lee Kang-in

Being named the best player at the Under-20 World Cup isn’t the one-way pass...

Twenty players to watch in 2019/20: Fabio Silva

The 2018/19 season will not be fondly remembered by Porto fans. The club finished...

Twenty to watch in 2019/20: Antonio Marin

Croatia’s run to the 2018 World Cup final was a minor miracle. Where the...

PSG must end Neymar sideshow this summer if QSI dream is to...

“The players are going to have to assume their responsibilities even more than before,”...

Twenty players to watch in 2019/20: Matheus Cunha

With a swivel of his hips, Matheus Cunha announced himself to Bundesliga fans. The 20-year-old...

Should Premier League elite be interested in Udinese’s latest star?

Udinese, perhaps more than any other club in Europe in the last 20 years,...

Clubs should be queueing at Lyon to land bargain of the...

It’s been a strange 12 months for Nabil Fekir. Heading into the final stages of...

Out of contract in 2020: Football’s best free agents at the...

Every summer there are a number of high-profile footballers who become free agents. Yet...

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...

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...