Gareth Bale and His Seven Complex Years in Madrid
Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid in 2013 as the heir to Ronaldo's throne, but despite a multitude of domestic and European silverware won in Madrid, he leaves as an outcast. What happened to tarnish such a successful legacy and can he hit the same heights in North London?
Five Years on the Slide: Barcelona’s Decline Explained
Fading stars, a failure to adequately replace club legends and a total lack of leadership at the top all came to a head when Lionel Messi handed in his transfer request. But how did the environment at Barcelona get so toxic that their greatest ever player was willing to walk away from the club that made him?
“He is the best of them all”: How Kai Havertz Could be Key to Chelsea’s Future
By signing the widely touted future of German football for £62 million with add-ons, Chelsea have made Kai Havertz their most expensive signing ever. But just who is this wunderkind and how can Frank Lampard work him into his team?
Arteta’s Arsenal and the Art of the Using the Space
Since taking over from the overly-fastidious Unai Emery in December 2019, Mikel Arteta has transformed Arsenal into an organised and versatile outfit, picking up both the FA Cup and Community Shield in the space of a month. But it's his tactics that have got many Arsenal fans hoping the glory days are soon to return.