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Bundesliga Feature Season 2020
Alaba’s Tactical Tweak To Bremen’s Pizarro Effect — What We Learnt From Bundesliga Season 2019-20

The Bundesliga was the first of Europe’s “Big 5” leagues to wind up after an extraordinary and challenging season. Despite the limitations induced by the pandemic, there is much to take away.

Nathan Ake Manchester City Move
Nathan Ake’s Aerial Vulnerability May Prove The Stumbling Block In Manchester City Move

Manchester City have reportedly been in contact with Bournemouth over the potential transfer of Nathan Ake, estimated at a £35 million bargain. The left-sided centre-back is one of the most wanted names on Pep Guardiola’s wish list, as he strives to solve City’s defensive woes.

Free Transfers 2020
Best Free Transfers Of Summer 2020 — Done Deals And The Almost Confirmed Ones

Several shrewd free signings have taken place in recent years. The likes of Diego Godin, Aaron Ramsay, Ander Herrera, Franck Ribery, Hector Herrera, Gary Cahil and Adrien Rabiot would be some of the prominent examples. This season too, a few stellar names are up for grabs, and all for nothing!

Jude Bellingham Germany
How Jadon Sancho Influenced Jude Bellingham’s Move To Borussia Dortmund

Manchester United were also heavily linked with the 17-year-old English midfielder, but, as it turned out, Dortmund were more convincing in their negotiations and landed the Birmingham City talent.

Kalidou Koulibaly Man City Transfer
Explained: How Much Should Manchester City Pay Napoli For Kalidou Koulibaly

The Senegalese international has been linked with a move away from Naples for a long time, but the transfer fee proposed by Aurelio De Laurentis tends to put off the majority of the clubs’ interest.

United Ole
Leicester City vs Manchester United — Neither Rodgers Nor Solskjaer Can Afford To Regret

Man United find themselves on the same points with the out of form Leicester City but they still remain outside the top four. The Southampton game presented United with the perfect opportunity to jump to the third position in the league bypassing not just Leicester but also Chelsea on the way.

Harry Kane Tottenham
Mourinho May Lose Harry Kane After Yet Another Trophyless Campaign For Tottenham

Spurs’ Champions League hopes for the next season do not look promising either, with Jose Mourinho’s side currently sitting six points behind the fourth-placed Leicester. The question is: can Tottenham afford one more trophyless season without risking the loss of their talisman?

Liverpool against Arsenal
Liverpool’s Points Record Hunt Ruined Despite Dominant Display Against Arsenal

Jurgen Klopp opted for the strongest starting eleven with Jordan Henderson the only absentee following his knee injury that ruled him out for the remainder of the season. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain slotted in to replace the injured captain.

Champions League
The Most Unpredictable Champions League Of All Time? Here’s What We Can Predict

Different than everthe Champions League quarter-finals and semi-finals draw took place on Friday in Nyon. The final three stages of the competition will be held in Lisbon over 12 days period from 12-23 August. All the matches will be played as single-leg ties making it an unpredictable encounter.

Lionel Messi 700 Goals football
A Breakdown Of Lionel Messi’s 700 Goals For Club And Country

All-time top scorer for the Spanish giant hit a wonderful and glorious landmark 700 goals for club and country by smoothly chipping the ball from the 6-yard into the net for a Panenka penalty as he sent Jan Oblak the wrong side between the sticks.