Baba brings cover and world-class potential to Chelsea
Baba brings cover and world-class potential to Chelsea

At the end of July, Chelsea sold left-back Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid after being with the reigning Premier League champions for one season. Moving the Brazilian international caused the Blues to have a lack of depth at the full-back position and it seems like they plan to fill […]

Jordan Ayew has the hard task of replacing Christian Benteke
Jordan Ayew has the hard task of replacing Christian Benteke

When a soccer legend is your dad and big brother is the future captain of Ghana’s national team, people expect big things from you. Now combine that with having to replace Christian Benteke’s 42 league goals scored in the past three seasons and there’s a lot of pressure on Jordan […]

Is it Champions League or bust for Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich?
Is it Champions League or bust for Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich?

Rumors began circulating during the weekend that Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is about to embark on his last season with the Bavarians. Some believe he’s already agreed to become Manchester City’s manager next season. Whether or not the four-time La Liga Manager of the Year leaves remains to be […]

Analyzing Atletico Madrid’s summer transfer window
Analyzing Atletico Madrid’s summer transfer window

Diego Simeone has had a very busy transfer window so far rebuilding his side that won La Liga and made the Champions League final two years ago. The 2011-12 Europa League winner has plenty to do if he wants Atletico Madrid to be contending with Barcelona and hated rivals Real […]

Alexis Sanchez’s impressive year crowned by Copa America victory
Alexis Sanchez’s impressive year crowned by Copa America victory

Alexis Sanchez’s game-winning spot kick in the Copa America final was the culmination of a career defining year. After flourishing for Arsenal in his first season, the 26-year-old took that momentum to the Copa America where his nation Chile were hosting it and helped his team win their first title […]

Important facts to know about Andre Ayew, Swansea’s new signing
Important facts to know about Andre Ayew, Swansea’s new signing

After speculation for months about his future, Ghana international Andre Ayew has decided to leave his childhood club, Marseille, to sign with Swansea City on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old is a coup for the Swans as he’s currently one of the best African players in the world and desires […]

Late bloomer Carlos Bacca blossoms at right time for Sevilla
Late bloomer Carlos Bacca blossoms at right time for Sevilla

“At 20 I was living in my village, Puerto Colombia, working as a bus driver’s assistant. Life was far from easy. Next I had to work as a ticket collector on the buses because I come from a poor family and had to earn money to help them out. The […]

It’s time for Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City
It’s time for Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City

It all began last year with the birthday fiasco. Yaya Toure turned 31 and was upset with Manchester City for not acknowledging the four-time African Player of the Year on his special day. His agent, Dimitri Seluk, spoke about how disrespectful it was to his client and that they were […]

Thiago shines as Bayern Munich slaughters FC Porto 6-1
Thiago shines as Bayern Munich slaughters FC Porto 6-1

For Porto it was all good just a week ago. They defeated Bayern Munich 3-1 at home and had a very good chance of advancing to the semifinals of the Champions League. Unfortunately for the Dragons, Bayern were motivated by their loss and thrashed them 6-1. The scoring began when […]

Brazilian Roberto Firmino should court interest from big European clubs
Brazilian Roberto Firmino should court interest from big European clubs

Since Ronaldo’s departure from the national team, Brazil has struggled to find a replacement. There have been many players that appeared to take on the striker role for the five-time World Cup winners but basically all of them have been unsuccessful. It’s now four years since the two-time Ballon d’Or […]

Koke is the key to Spain and Atletico Madrid’s future
Koke is the key to Spain and Atletico Madrid’s future

Similar to Dunga attempting to rebuild Brazil’s national side, Vicente Del Bosque has the same responsibility of constructing the future of Spanish soccer. With legends like Xavi and Xabi Alonso retiring from international duty and Andres Iniesta’s quality fading away, La Roja need a new mastermind to dictate the midfield […]

In demand Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette still has a lot to learn
In demand Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette still has a lot to learn

“Thierry shook me and told me to always question myself, which we tend to forget to do when we’re young. It hit me hard. When a player like Thierry Henry speaks to you, you can’t ignore what he says. I realised that becoming a great player was a permanent job. […]

Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]
Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]

Just like in 1992, Ivory Coast defeated their neighbor and rival Ghana 9-8 in penalties to win the African Cup of Nations for the second time after a goalless draw. Often touted as the weak-link of the Elephants ‘golden generation,’ goalkeeper Boubacar Barry made two saves and the game-winning goal […]