Chris Moore

Prior to joining the writing team at World Soccer Talk in the summer of 2014, Chris was a freelancer for the Yahoo Contributor Network. While at Yahoo, he published over 100 soccer-related articles and was a regular in the website’s monthly “Hot 100” list. Chris also wrote Baltimore Orioles minor league reports and game recaps for the Maryland Sports Blog during the 2014 season.
Angel Di Maria claims Louis van Gaal clash is reason behind transfer
Angel Di Maria claims Louis van Gaal clash is reason behind transfer

When Manchester United secured the signing of Angel Di Maria last summer for £60 million, it appeared that the Red Devils were back on their way to the Champions League following an extremely disappointing (to put it mildly) 2013/14 campaign.  After all, Di Maria is a world-class midfielder and was […]

Arsenal’s Wellington Silva joins Bolton on loan
Arsenal’s Wellington Silva joins Bolton on loan

Wellington Silva, the 22-year-old Brazilian that has yet to feature for the senior Arsenal team, has secured a season-long loan to Championship side Bolton.  Silva will be available for team selection ahead of this weekend’s round of matches. Bolton manager Neil Lennon confirmed the signing of the Arsenal winger following […]

Francis Coquelin is great, but Arsenal need backup in defensive midfield
Francis Coquelin is great, but Arsenal need backup in defensive midfield

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has been an absolute revelation since he was implemented into the starting XI last December.  The defensive enforcer has given the Gunners grit and tenacity in the middle of the park, something that the club missed for some time.  Coquelin’s attitude and playing style are, however, […]

Arsenal need to stop penny-pinching and sign a world-class striker
Arsenal need to stop penny-pinching and sign a world-class striker

Arsenal were not firing on all cylinders on Sunday, as West Ham handed the Gunners a shock 2-0 defeat at Emirates Stadium.  While much of the blame for the loss was put straight on newly-acquired goalkeeper Petr Cech (due to errors on both goals), Arsenal did not look like the […]

Paris Saint-Germain poised to make Champions League run
Paris Saint-Germain poised to make Champions League run

It’s hard to say that Paris Saint-Germain will have a better 2015-16 season than they did last year, considering the French giants won the Ligue 1 title, Coupe de France, Coupe de Ligue and the Trophee des Champions.  However, where PSG could very well improve at during the upcoming campaign […]

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema transfer to Arsenal is ‘doable’
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema transfer to Arsenal is ‘doable’

According to Spanish soccer specialist, Graham Hunter, Arsenal’s long-time pursuit of striker Karim Benzema is still possible.  Hunter spoke with talkSPORT on Thursday about a potential deal and claimed that Real Madrid could use an influx in cash.  “Arsenal have the money and Real Madrid need the money,” explained Hunter.  “They […]

Tottenham could have a future star in Dele Alli
Tottenham could have a future star in Dele Alli

Despite Tottenham losing 2-0 to Real Madrid during the Audi Cup on Tuesday in Germany, there were some positives to take out of the match for the north London outfit. One of the biggest bright spots for Spurs was 19-year-old Dele Alli.  The lanky midfielder was impressive against the top […]

Palermo has money to spend before transfer deadline
Palermo has money to spend before transfer deadline

Following the sale of Paulo Dybala to Juventus for €32 million this summer (could reach€40 million in add-ons), Palermo have a major hole to fill up front in their lineup.  While replacing a player such as Dybala is certainly not an easy task, the Italian club has plenty of funds […]

Aaron Ramsey claims Arsene Wenger is reason for snubbing Manchester United
Aaron Ramsey claims Arsene Wenger is reason for snubbing Manchester United

Back in 2008, Aaron Ramsey looked almost certain to make a switch from Cardiff City, his childhood club, to Manchester United.  In fact, a fee was agreed between the two teams and was announced on United’s official website.  Nevertheless, the Gunners swooped in, made a £4.8 million offer and Ramsey chose to […]

Arsenal teenager Jeff Reine-Adelaide shines in Emirates Cup triumph
Arsenal teenager Jeff Reine-Adelaide shines in Emirates Cup triumph

Arsenal collected their second preseason trophy of the summer on Sunday afternoon in London.  The Gunners first thrashed last season’s French league runners-up, Lyon, 6-0 on Saturday, and then beat the Bundesliga runners-up, Wolfsburg, 1-0 on Sunday to win their first Emirates Cup since 2010. Although it is only a […]

Arsenal reportedly want Barcelona whiz kid Sergi Samper
Arsenal reportedly want Barcelona whiz kid Sergi Samper

Arsenal is interested in purchasing Barcelona youngster Sergi Samper, according to Spanish sports publication Mundo Deportivo.  The report suggests that the Barcelona B defensive midfielder has an £8.5 million release clause and Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is more than willing to meet the hefty price tag for the 20-year-old. Wenger has […]

Arsenal would be wise to keep David Ospina over Wojciech Szczesny
Arsenal would be wise to keep David Ospina over Wojciech Szczesny

Reports from Italy are suggesting that Roma are on the verge of signing goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal.  Il Tempo claims that the Italian club has already agreed personal terms with the 25-year-old Gunner and are now working to finalize a transfer fee with the Premier League club.  Speculation of […]

Robin van Persie rips Louis van Gaal but praises Arsene Wenger
Robin van Persie rips Louis van Gaal but praises Arsene Wenger

Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has vented his feelings towards his former boss at Old Trafford.  The 31-year-old forward did not have many positives words to say about Louis van Gaal following his switch to the Turkish club Fenerbahce. Van Persie suggested that there was a […]

Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal have the squad to compete with Chelsea
Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal have the squad to compete with Chelsea

While Arsenal are currently in Singapore for preseason training, midfielder Jack Wilshere took time for a short interview with the Daily Mail.  The 23-year-old claimed that the Gunners have the talent and squad depth to rival the reigning Premier League champions, and crosstown rivals, Chelsea. “Competition is a good thing,” said […]