Trent Alexander-Arnold doesn’t fit in this England team, but why?

Trent Alexander-Arnold is perhaps one of Liverpool’s most important players, in Jurgen Klopp’s system. A genuine world-class full-back at the age of 23 but him and his national team haven’t clicked – yet. Whether it be the system or his performances the scouser has been a letdown for his country, compared to the extremely standardsContinue reading “Trent Alexander-Arnold doesn’t fit in this England team, but why?”

Cole Palmer: The Manchester City youngster who is set to explode

Manchester United’s infamous ‘Class of 92’ took the football world by absolute. The likes of Garry Neville, Paul Scholes and David Beckham all coming through is simply absurd and probably won’t happen again. Nevertheless, Manchester City are currently doing their best to replicate it and midfielder Cole Palmer is the jewel in a star-studded crop.Continue reading “Cole Palmer: The Manchester City youngster who is set to explode”

Jude Bellingham is getting too good for Gareth Southgate to ignore

When Jordan Henderson was ruled out of starting England’s Euro 2020 campaign, many believed that the answer to the hole left in the Three Lions’ midfield was a 17-year-old playing out in Germany. Jude Bellingham had a season with German giants, Borussia Dortmund, under his belt beforehand. A season in which he accumulated 46 appearancesContinue reading “Jude Bellingham is getting too good for Gareth Southgate to ignore”

Is Jack Grealish really justifying the price-tag Manchester City paid for him?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past three or four months, it’s widely known that on Friday 30th July Manchester City activated a clause in Jack Grealish’s contract that allowed the Aston Villa captain to leave to a Champions League club. The catch was the price-tag, £100 million. City went through withContinue reading “Is Jack Grealish really justifying the price-tag Manchester City paid for him?”

Kieran Trippier and the other English players in Champions League action tonight!

Europe’s elite competition is welcome back with open arms by us fans and opening night provided plenty of drama. From Barcelona flailing hopelessly against Bayern to USMNT striker Jordy Pefok coming off the bench and scoring a last-gasp winner for Young Boys against Manchester United. On our focus of English players and it was aContinue reading “Kieran Trippier and the other English players in Champions League action tonight!”

Spanish football is no longer the summit – English football is once again back on top

This week UEFA announced their three nominations for their Player of the Year award (POTY). All three were from England’s top division. Ngolo Kante (Chelsea FC), Jorginho (Chelsea FC) and Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City FC) all beat out the likes of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo for a spot on the podium.Continue reading “Spanish football is no longer the summit – English football is once again back on top”

Round-up: English players in the Champions League

This week marked the beginning of the Champions League quarter finals, with four games across two days. Across these games, eight potential members of England’s Euro 2021 squad featured, here’s how they got on: Real Madrid vs Liverpool Trent Alexander-Arnold As the debate around who will occupy the right back positions in this summer’s squadContinue reading “Round-up: English players in the Champions League”