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Differences between Klopp’s and Guardiola’s gegenpressing ideas

Counter or “Gegenpressing”, in its core, is a very simple idea. This type of football expects that the team, immediately after losing the ball, tries to press against the other team to prevent a counterattack. Instead of making the transition…

Bayern weighing up options for long-term midfield role

When James Rodriguez asked Bayern Munich not to activate the option-to-buy clause in his loan deal this past summer, Bayern were left without a number 10 in their team and needed a quick fix. They got it in Philippe Coutinho who…

Wilfried Zaha’s Footballing Conundrum

When Wilfried Zaha signalled his intention to leave Crystal Palace on the eve of the trade deadline this summer, Eagles’ fans around the globe held their collective breath. Here was the man who had been the star player for much…

Premier League Betting Preview

The EPL is one of the most entertaining football competitions on the planet. Some of the best teams in the world go head-to-head every week for a share of the spoils. What’s more, we’re fortunate enough to watch players like…

Premier League Predictions

As we approach the second international break of the season, the EPL table is starting to take shape. The top teams are laying down markers while the weaker teams in the division are scrapping for points. However, there’s still plenty…

The ugliest jerseys ever to brace the beautiful game

They call soccer the ‘Beautiful game’ but judging by some of the strips that many clubs have donned over the years that declaration is certainly up for debate. As kits have evolved over the decades, manufacturers far and wide have…

Return of key player from injury would be a huge boost for Klopp and Liverpool

Ahead of a return back to Premier League action from the international break, Liverpool fans have been given some exciting news. Jürgen Klopp has been rewarded a squad boost on Guinean international Naby Keita, who could finally be making a return to club…

The latest and greatest football news

It’s been a busy transfer period over the summer and football action is now well underway, but that doesn’t mean there’s still a lot more going on in the footballing world. What have we seen in the news? Free agents…

Paul Pogba: A proper player or a persistent problem?

Ever since Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United in a then-world record deals a media circus has followed him around. He’s gone from saviour to saboteur more times than most can count and with the English Premier League season just…

Reiss Nelson needs to take his chance at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has delighted many fans by placing his faith in Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson during the opening weeks of the new season. It is the first time that the Gunners have handed back-to-back Premier League starts…