What is a director of football & how does transfer chief role work?

Director of football, sporting director, technical director… all terms for what is ostensibly the same role, but what is that role? We are now in the era of the director of football. In days gone by, it used to be that the manager was the supreme leader of a football club. They would be directly …

'Paris will forgive Neymar if he can deliver' – French capital's mayor calls on wantaway star to knuckle down

The Brazil star came under criticism from PSG supporters as he looked to secure a move to Barcelona over the summer Neymar will return to action for Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday when the defending Ligue 1 champions take on Strasbourg at Parc des Princes. Having made his comeback for Brazil during the international break after missing their …

Paul Pogba: The incredible stats that show Man Utd star is Europe's best ball winner

The French World Cup winner has been under scrutiny for his Red Devils performances, but the statistics say otherwise “Pogba out”, says the graffiti sprayed across the entrance sign to Manchester United’s Carrington training complex. “I don’t know how many times Paul Pogba lost possession,” Red Devils legend Paul Scholes lamented after the 1-1 draw …

Ronaldo's 'head and professionalism' set him apart – Allegri

The Former Juventus head coach had words of praise for the club’s 34-year-old superstar, though he thinks they could face a Serie A challenge Massimiliano Allegri lauded the mentality of Cristiano Ronaldo, while the former Juventus head coach believes Inter can win the Scudetto.  Ronaldo should be in the twilight of his career, but the …

Kent blasts Liverpool for lying during Rangers transfer saga

The 22-year-old winger got the move to Ibrox he craved but not without a frustrating period, but almost ended up at a different club Ryan Kent has blasted his former club Liverpool, accusing them of lying to him as he sought a move to Rangers. The move finally went through and the winger returned to …

Robertson reveals how Liverpool plan to deal with Messi

The left-back admits even if they stop the 31-year-old Barcelona star, the likes of Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez can still hurt them Click Here: Newcastle United Shop Liverpool have to defend in packs against Lionel Messi, says Andrew Robertson, who rates the Argentine as the best player in the world. Jurgen Klopp’s side face …

Fantasy Football: Liverpool dominate latest Premier League Team of the Week

Our Fantasy writer breaks down the latest week of domestic action and highlights the star performers from the Reds, Fulham, Leicester, and more Another round of Premier League action has come and gone, and it was exciting as ever. That was certainly the case for Liverpool in particular who, despite ending the weekend second in …

'Suarez behaved like a rat!' – Barcelona star slammed by Aldridge for antics against Liverpool

The ex-Reds striker has no issue with the former Anfield favourite celebrating a Champions League goal, but feels he lacked respect in other areas Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”. A former …

Revealed: How Kylian Mbappe's salary exploded 1400% at PSG

The France international has been a revelation since becoming a regular in the Monaco team in 2016 aged only 17 Kylian Mbappe’s salary exploded by an astronomical 1400 per cent when he signed for Paris Saint Germain from Monaco, according to a new biography of the player. The 20-year-old signed for PSG from then-champions Monaco in 2017, …

Aston Villa vs Derby County: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

Dean Smith’s side are slight favourites to trump Frank Lampard’s Rams in a Wembley encounter where the prize of the Premier League awaits the winner Aston Villa and Derby County head to London on Monday as they prepare for one of the biggest games in English football, the Championship play-off final. Dean Smith’s Villans and …