Has there ever been a more divisive figure in English football? The man so many love to hate, and many more back to the hilt. Paul Pogba is a player who seemingly has it all but doesn’t always show it. This video-assisted analysis of Manchester United’s Europa League semi-final against Sevilla hopes to explain away, or perhaps vindicate, a few of those doubts.
We use to have Ronaldo, Zidane, Gerrard; big personalities who could rise to the occasion, who could grab a snatch a win from the jaws of defeat. Is it different now? Is it nostalgia? Have we entered an age of ‘System over individuality’? Saketh asks: where is the magic?
Liverpool’s new Greek left back Kostas Tsimikas had European clubs take note of him during this season’s Champions League campaign. Here’s a tactical breakdown of his game against Bayern Munich to try explain why.