Renato Sanches Looks Reborn under Niko Kovac

Should you follow any European football outside of the ‘top five’ leagues, then you likely heard of Renato Sanches as far back as 2015. The youngster blew onto the scene with Benfica, scoring a ridiculous goal from closer to the half-way line than the 18-yard line, early into his Benfica career. After just a season [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Is Tayfun Korkut on Borrowed Time at VfB Stuttgart?

As one of the most surprising moves of 2018, Tayfun Korkut arriving at VfB Stuttgart - and being a success – made a lot of people sit up and take notice. The Swabians – one of the more traditional powers in the German game – should be fighting for Europe most seasons, but have endured [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Jadon Sancho Impresses on European Debut

Jadon Sancho is, without doubt, one of the most exciting English talents of his generation. The young wide player is excellent with the ball at his feet, and regularly beats opponents for fun. He’s quickly become a regular provider of goals in the Bundesliga, including a pair of set-ups in the 3-1 win over Eintracht [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Bayer Leverkusen Coach Under Immediate Pressure

After enjoying a fantastic campaign last year, Heiko Herrlich wouldn’t have expected the pressure to be on so soon. The ex-Borussia Dortmund striker was the toast of the Bundesliga at times last year, with Leverkusen playing some of the most exciting football in their recent history. People even went as far as to tip them [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

How will Julian Nagelsmann fare in his final season at Hoffenheim?

A few eyebrows were raised when, in August 2017, Liverpool agreed a deal to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig the following summer. Player transfers are seldom announced so far in advance, particularly when the man in question still has more than a year to run on his existing contract. While such situations are uncommon [...]

By |September 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Borussia Dortmund Move for Midfield Controller

Having long lamented their inability to control and put their stamp on matches, Borussia Dortmund have been looking for a new midfield complex. The introduction of Thomas Delaney certainly helps, but it sounds like another midfielder could be arriving in the shape of Axel Witsel. According to reports, the Belgium international is set to leave [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments

James Rodriguez’ Bayern Munich future could set agenda for 2018/19 campaign

As the new head coach of Bayern Munich, one of Niko Kovac’s first port of call will be to persuade Colombia international James Rodriguez to remain with the Bundesliga champions. The 27-year-old is entering his second season with Bayern Munich as part of a two-year loan spell worth €13 million, which can then be made [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments

Benjamin Pavard: France’s unsung hero, made in Stuttgart

Twenty years after their last triumph, France lifted their second World Cup following a fascinating encounter against Croatia, who reached the final for the first time in their history. Didier Deschamps guided Les Bleus to a 4-2 victory, becoming the third person to lift the Jules Rimet as a player and manager, with Kylian Mbappe [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments

Julian Nagelsmann is the right man to take RB Leipzig forward

With headlines dominated by Germany’s calamitous World Cup campaign, RB Leipzig’s appointment of Julian Nagelsmann has perhaps gone under the limelight, taking fans by surprise. Under contract with Hoffenheim until 2021, the 30-year-old activated an exit clause to sign a deal with RB Leipzig until 2023, whom he will join next summer. It’s a move [...]

By |July 10th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments

Ante Rebic Set for Swift Frankfurt Exit?

As one of the many impressive players in FIFA World Cup Quarter Finalists Croatia’ team, Ante Rebic has caught the eye. His ferocious running style and electric pace allied to his tactical fluency and his quality in front of gaol which has become apparent this season has introduced many interested parties. Rebic, who scored that [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments