The complexities behind the Paul Pogba “transfer”

Paul Pogba is not trying to leave Old Trafford. That's a bold statement, but it's the same one I made right after the season, and then again a few weeks later. I'm sticking with that statement for a few reasons. Primarily because it's the only one that makes sense. Additionally it's because I'm aware of …

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Why Manchester United’s hands are currently tied in the transfer market

The two biggest financial giants in world football both realized something this year. Manchester United and Real Madrid needed to rebuild. They needed to cut dead weight, they needed to add firepower, and they needed to get younger. Armed with unparalleled revenues and spending power one would assume this shouldn't be a difficult task for …

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All’s quiet on the Paul Pogba front

Last week you couldn't look at any English publication without seeing headlines about Paul Pogba going to Real Madrid. The way the newspapers were speaking, it almost seemed inevitable (hyperbole is one of the English media's strong suits after all). Over the past five days there's been almost nothing written about Paul Pogba. That's weird. He's …

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Cristiano Ronaldo went full Jose Mourinho this week

Goal.com: The 34-year-old took plenty of abuse from the stands over the course of 90 minutes and made a point of responding as he reminded those in attendance of his collection of Champions League medals. He also bellowed at those in the mixed zone afterwards : “I have five Champions Leagues, you [Atletico] have none.” I know …

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