Champions League Team of the Week

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the Champions League is beginning to take shape, with Liverpool and Manchester City securing their place in the competition’s last eight this week. First leg wins provided the platform for the Premier League sides to progress, where the duo will be joined by Bayern Munich and Real Madrid after … Read more

Klopp reacts as Liverpool lose but edge into Champions League quarter finals

Liverpool booked their place in the Champions League quarter finals despite slipping to a 1-0 loss to 10-man Inter Milan in a hugely entertaining game at Anfield. Liverpool came into the game with a relatively comfortable 2-0 lead on aggregate, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah netting late goals in the San Siro last month.   … Read more

Five of the best players to play for both Liverpool and Inter Milan

Liverpool and Inter Milan meet in the Champions League on Tuesday evening, a clash between two of European football’s most prestigious clubs. It’s advantage Liverpool ahead of the return tie at Anfield this week, though the Italian champions will arrive on Merseyside with ambitions of overturning the 2-0 deficit. Despite their respective status as two … Read more

Klopp warns Liverpool against complacency ahead of Inter Milan return

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool against complacency ahead of the club’s Champions League return with Inter Milan. Liverpool welcome the Italian champions to Anfield for the second leg of their last-16 tie on Tuesday evening, with the Reds possessing a 2-0 advantage following a positive first result at the San Siro.   Klopp’s side will … Read more

Noughties Nines: Samuel Eto’o – The clinical Cameroonian who conquered Europe

Since the turn of the century, European football has been home to some truly great goalscorers. Few of those, however, can match the achievements of Samuel Eto’o. The argument as to who is Africa’s greatest ever footballer is one that can be debated long into the night, but there are not many who have as … Read more

Player Analysis: Why is Romelu Lukaku Underperforming at Chelsea?

At the start of the Premier League season, Chelsea were the favorites to break the Manchester City-Liverpool duopoly and challenge for the title throughout the season. Yet despite conceding only more goal than City and two fewer than Liverpool, they’ve scored fifteen fewer than the former and twenty-one fewer than the latter. Clearly, Chelsea have … Read more

Midfield Magicians: A bona fide winner who simply oozed class, Clarence Seedorf

The very best midfielders in world football must have multiple strings to their bow, capable of influencing proceedings at both ends of the pitch and handling the responsibility of being the conductor of passages of play. Clarence Seedorf was one such player seemingly capable of it all, handed any task in the engine room of … Read more

Lukaku ‘not happy’ at Chelsea and looking for Inter Milan return

Romelu Lukaku reportedly wants to return to Inter Milan with the forward ‘not happy’ with his role at Chelsea. Lukaku has endured a difficult season since signing for Chelsea in a £97.5m club record deal last summer, with the Belgium international having scored just 10 goals in all competitions during a frustrating campaign.   The … Read more

Champions League Awards: Mbappe’s moment, brilliant Bernardo, and Salah’s San Siro record

Our Champions League awards honour the best – and worst – of the midweek European action. Moment of the Week It was impossible to ignore the talk surrounding Kylian Mbappe heading into Paris Saint-Germain’s clash with Real Madrid, a meeting between the forward’s current club and his Spanish suitors.   Mbappe is expected to leave … Read more

Champions League Team of the Week

The UEFA Champions League returned this week with the first round of last-16 fixtures, some of the tournament favourites all in action as Manchester City, Liverpool, Bayern Munich and PSG resumed their campaigns. Manchester City took a huge step towards the quarter-finals after thrashing Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese capital, whilst Liverpool also secured an … Read more

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