The Premier League is regarded by so many as the best league in world soccer. But why then do Premier League teams struggle so much when they take their game to the continent? The English flag is being flown the highest by Everton, who are currently 12th in the Premier League table. Why can a team like Manchester City look so dominant on a Saturday and look so poor three days later? Is it squad depth? Tactical naivety? Why has this become such a consistent narrative?
English clubs have the money required to be successful in Europe on a consistent basis….