1. Assessing Paris Saint-Germain's Options to Replace Unai Emery

    Unai Emery has been at Paris Saint-Germain for less than six months, and yet it seems as though his tenure may be at its end. The former Sevilla boss has struggled to establish an effective playing style, and results have been underwhelming...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 4,684 reads 2 comments

  2. Rudderless Paris Saint-Germain Reach Halfway Point in Ligue 1 Wilderness

    So far this season Paris Saint-Germain have done, at best, what is required of them and nothing more. Their muddled, unfocused efforts have been sufficient to keep them in the ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 565 reads 1 comments

  3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic or David Luiz: Who Do Paris Saint-Germain Miss More?

    Unai Emery's first season as Paris Saint-Germain manager is not going according to plan. Recruited to lift the club's competitiveness on the pitch after Laurent Blanc's trophy-laden ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 7,896 reads 9 comments

  4. Unai Emery Can Save Paris Saint-Germain's Season and Salvage His Tenure

    Paris Saint-Germain's drastically below-par season is, by this point, well-trodden ground. Even the casual Ligue 1 observer must be aware that the four-time defending champions, ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 828 reads 0 comments

  5. Guingamp Expose Paris Saint-Germain's Flaws Again and Should Cost Emery His Job

    Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 defeat to Guingamp has plunged the French champions into crisis, and manager Unai Emery could very well pay the price...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 2,666 reads 2 comments

  6. Unai Emery's PSG Squad Rotation Leaves Manager with Tricky Decisions to Make

    Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 Coupe de la Ligue victory over Lille on Wednesday broke a three-match winless streak...

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  7. Paris Saint-Germain Must Take Action in January, but It May Not Save Unai Emery

    Paris Saint-Germain remain deep in the mire despite a stirring comeback in their 2-2 home draw against Ligue 1 leaders Nice...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 1,006 reads 3 comments

  8. Paris Saint-Germain Pay Price for Champions League Slip by Drawing Barcelona

    Paris Saint-Germain have drawn Barcelona in a fiendishly difficult Champions League round-of-16 tie. Having thrown away top spot in Group A on Matchday 6, Paris relinquished the ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 months ago 2,394 reads 4 comments

  9. Paris Saint-Germain Have Plenty to Prove in Showdown with Ligue 1 Leaders Nice

    The union of Unai Emery, the architect of Sevilla 's unprecedented success in the Europa League, and Paris Saint-Germain, France's most decorated club, was intended to be a fast track to European glory...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,971 reads 0 comments

  10. Picking an All-Time Best PSG XI Using Only One Player of Each Nationality

    Paris Saint-Germain have not always been France's most successful club, but they have always been among its most glamorous. Part of that glamour has been an ability to recruit star players from all over the world...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 2,060 reads 0 comments

  11. Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League Flub Heaps Pressure on Unai Emery

    Unai Emery looked worried throughout Paris Saint-Germain's 2-2 home draw with Ludogorets Razgrad . The stunning result cost PSG top spot in their Champions League group and ratcheted up the pressure on their Spanish manager...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,035 reads 3 comments

  12. Unai Emery's Omission of Hatem Ben Arfa Spells Trouble for Paris Saint-Germain

    Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery's baffling decision to select a team devoid of an organising midfield player against Montpellier on Saturday proved a costly oversight...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 2,801 reads 2 comments

  13. PSG Humiliated Before Season-Defining Champions League and Ligue 1 Fixtures

    "It is the night we've imagined in our dreams." That is how Montpellier midfielder Morgan Sanson described his team's 3-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain (via L'Equipe )...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 839 reads 1 comments

  14. Paris Saint-Germain Show Vital Progress in Thumping Victory over Angers

    Paris Saint-Germain are getting their groove back.  The scoreline of the home win over Angers may have been modest—at 2-0, it ranks only as PSG's sixth-biggest league victory ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 926 reads 1 comments

  15. Highlight Machine Edinson Cavani Not Enough for PSG to Win the Champions League

    Edinson Cavani never has a quiet game. Since gaining widespread attention in his superhuman Napoli days, when he scored 104 goals in 138 games, Cavani has been the subject of constant debate...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,005 reads 12 comments

  16. It's Not Pretty, but PSG's Dogged Side Is Keeping Them in Ligue 1 Title Race

    Paris Saint-Germain are back within striking distance of the summit of Ligue 1 after a 2-1 win over an impressive Olympique Lyonnais ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 580 reads 1 comments

  17. PSG Must Take Chance to Halt Olympique Lyonnais' Revival While They Can

    PSG righted their European campaign with the excellent comeback draw at Arsenal in midweek and now attention returns to domestic matters. The trip to face Olympique Lyonnais will be comparably testing...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,018 reads 1 comments

  18. Unai Emery's Resilient PSG Make Statement with Arsenal Draw

    Mission accomplished. Paris Saint-Germain return from their trip to London with first place in their Champions League group all but secure for the first time since 2013...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,425 reads 7 comments

  19. Ex-Real Madrid Team-Mates Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria Key to PSG-Arsenal Clash

    In April of 2013, Angel Di Maria and Mesut Ozil started alongside one another in the second-leg of Real Madrid 's Champions League semi-final against Borussia Dortmund ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 2,766 reads 3 comments

  20. 2016 a Speed Bump on Paris Saint-Germain's Road to the Top of European Football

    The year 2016 has not been kind to Paris Saint-Germain. Attempts to usher in the next phase of the project at the Parc des Princes have been stifled as the club has been bedevilled by negative news stories...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,255 reads 8 comments

  21. PSG Risk Champions League Hopes to Ensure Victory at Home to Struggling Nantes

    Paris Saint-Germain are level atop Ligue 1 after a 2-0 home win over Nantes on Saturday, yet the pressure on manager Unai Emery has only intensified...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,385 reads 3 comments

  22. Adrien Rabiot Must Be the Standard-Bearer of the New, New PSG

    By this point in the 2015/16 season, Paris Saint-Germain were in the midst of a nine-match winning streak and headed the table, 10 points clear of nearest challengers Olympique Lyonnais ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,033 reads 2 comments

  23. Is the PSG Project Floundering or Simply Ready to Enter Next Phase?

    For the first time since 2011, Paris Saint-Germain face an uncertain future. There are no concerns about the club's long-term viability nor has there been a return of the off-field ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 1,060 reads 2 comments

  24. Unai Emery Building Towards PSG's European Aspirations from the Back

    Unai Emery's tenure at Paris Saint-Germain began with great promise. The Parisians won the Trophee des Champions with a sweeping 4-1 victory over Lyon in Austria, and they followed that up with comfortable enough wins over Bastia and Metz ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 months ago 864 reads 1 comments

  25. Reported Georges-Kevin N'Koudou Deal Gives Tottenham Strength and Flexibility

    Tottenham Hotspur are close to completing their third signing of the summer with Georges-Kevin N'Koudou set to join from Marseille in a deal worth around £11 million, per Ed Aarons of the Guardian ...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 year ago 8,393 reads 11 comments