Premier League transfer talk – 21 June

With the season now at an end and most of the players in Europe either in Dubai, Ibiza or somewhere in the USA, the papers and Twitter have been full of transfer rumours. Whilst most of them are laughed at immediately, some actually happen.

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Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?

It is a huge evening for Real Madrid. With just a week to go in La Liga, Real are level on points with Barcelona at the top, with Zidane’s men having played a game less. Win tonight, and they require just a point against mid-table Malaga on the final day to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season under Jose Mourinho.

With a final against the Italian giants Juventus in the Champions League final on the horizon as well, the club are on course for a hugely impressive double this season and will become the first team since AC Milan in the 90’s to successfully defend their European crown – no mean feat.

However, despite the success Zidane looks as if he is going to bring to the Bernabeu this season, there is still a large amount of football fans across Europe and the world that are not convinced by this current Madrid team and Manager. But why?  Continue reading “Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?”

Atletico have the pride, but Real once again have the glory

With Real Madrid travelling to the Vicente Calderon for what was going to be the final European game and Madrid derby in the historic stadium, Atletico had a near-impossible task on their hands; overturn a 3-0 defecit suffered in the first leg to reach their third final in five seasons.

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Latest transfer round-up

As the summer transfer window is just weeks from opening around Europe, the rumours are set to fly. Who will be the blockbuster transfer this year? Who will go on strike to force a move through? Who will break the world record transfer fee? Who will be tapped up?

In this article I look at some of the biggest deals that could go through this summer.

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European Football Round-Up

Seeing as it’s the International break and there’s not much football on at all over the next fortnight or so, I thought now would be a good time to take a look at what’s going on around the main leagues in Europe recently and who looks set to be crowned champions in a couple of months time.

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