Young Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has made it official that he will represent Belgium, despite being eligible to represent his native Kosovo, Albania, Turkey, and even England if he had waited until he was 23. Yet as he was looking to book his place to this summer’s World Cup, he decided on Belgium, joining up with a very exciting young squad that can be very dangerous.
Radomir Antic, who knows a lot about both the man and the club, is in no doubt regarding Diego Simeone’s feat at Atletico Madrid: “A miracle”, the former Luton Town player says. Amazingly, it isn’t the only one in European football right now. The same word is being used by staff at Anfield to describe Liverpool’s rise under Brendan Rodgers.
The Independent takes a look at Diego Simeone’s influence on the rise of Atletico Madrid, and how it mirrors that of Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool.
I used to think I became an Atletico fan because of their checkered history, or because their fans could give a sermon on valor at a moment’s notice, or because the team reminded me so much of the …
David Moyes endured a woefully disappointing return to Goodison Park on Sunday, watching his Manchester United side lose 2-0 to Everton and allowing the Toffees a clean sweep of his troops for the season…
Bleacher Report does a pretty good job breaking down what a complete failure Moyes and United were during their game against Everton, which is also very indicative of his failure all season that lead to his firing.
The news that everyone knew was coming is finally official..
Manchester United have fired David Moyes, effective immediately, and will have Ryan Giggs serve as interim manager for the last 3 games of the season.
Moyes was a complete disaster after taking over from Sir Alex. It’s tough to feel bad for Moyes since he really was such a mess and really set out no vision or direction for United, but he didn’t exactly inherit the best situation either. If anything though, I’ll be sad to see him go just for comedy sake, as it was always hilarious when his team instructions were to just cross the ball into the box as much as possible, or when his main mid-game tactical change was to simply switch wingers.
Marseille have reached a tentative agreement to appoint Marcelo Bielsa as their next manager.
It’s a great move for Bielsa, who has proved himself time and time again to be a great manager with inventive tactics. He might not stay in anyone job for too long, but he always seems to improve whatever team he touches.
Rudi Garcia has worked wonders in the Italian capital and is on the brink of an historic campaign with Roma, but that is no surprise given his track record of success