1. Scouting Report: Did Hoffenheim Sign a Transfer Bust in Ermin Bicakcic?

    Will Hoffenheim 's Bosnia and Herzegovina international Ermin Bicakcic , a 24-year-old 6'1", 183-pound centre-back, turn into a transfer bust for the club? To address that question, ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 2,044 reads 2 comments

  2. Scouting Report: Is Granit Xhaka Destined for Manchester United?

    Could Borussia Monchengladbach 's Swiss international Granit Xhaka, a 21-year-old 6'1", 181-pound central midfielder, be a summer transfer target for Manchester United ? To ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 27,763 reads 26 comments

  3. Scouting Report: Will Everton Manager Roberto Martinez Sign Cristian Rodriguez?

    Could Atletico Madrid 's Uruguayan international Cristian Rodriguez, a 28-year-old, 5'10", 178-pound left winger, be a summer transfer window target for Everton manager Roberto ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 6,998 reads 3 comments

  4. Scouting Report: Is Sokratis the Answer to Barcelona's Defensive Troubles?

    Could Borussia Dortmund 's Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos, a 26-year-old, 6'1", 187-pound centre-back, be a summer transfer window target for Barcelona? To ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 17,975 reads 25 comments

  5. Scouting Report: Should Arsenal Sign Netherlands Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen?

    Arsenal need to sign a goalkeeper, so could Netherlands international Jasper Cillessen from Ajax be a feasible target during the summer transfer window? To cover that scenario, ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 14,682 reads 16 comments

  6. Scouting Report: Could Cameroon's Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Improve Liverpool?

    Liverpool need to bolster their squad, so could Mainz 's Cameroonian international Eric Maxim Choupo -Moting be a summer transfer window target? To cover that hypothetical, here ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 3,723 reads 5 comments

  7. Scouting Report: Is Ivan Perisic Liverpool's Adam Lallana Alternative?

    The proposed £25 million transfer of Adam Lallana from Southampton to Liverpool , per Andy Hunter of The Guardian , reaches another day without a conclusion...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 7,504 reads 8 comments

  8. Scouting Report: Is Ivan Rakitic Barcelona's Upgrade over Cesc Fabregas?

    Sevilla 's Croatian international Ivan Rakitic is aiming to make a big impression at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which sets him up nicely for his impending move to Barcelona, per Sport (h/t Lucas Brown at Sky Sports )...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 29,195 reads 64 comments

  9. Power Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Marco Reus to Barcelona?

    Bleacher Report presents a power ranking of the 20 hottest transfer rumours, news and signings. The rumours are ranked according to name recognition—the less identifiable the rumoured player is, the lower the rumour will be ranked and vice versa...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 8,667 reads 2 comments

  10. Scouting Report: Is Karim Bellarabi Liverpool's Adam Lallana Alternative?

    Adam Lallana 's proposed summer transfer window move from Southampton to Liverpool "has reached an impasse," per the Liverpool Echo , so could Bayer Leverkusen 's Karim ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 16,355 reads 23 comments

  11. Scouting Report: Is Joselu Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata Replacement?

    Real Madrid will buy-back Hoffenheim 's Joselu if Alvaro Morata is sold, per Hugo Cerezo at Marca ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 7,719 reads 21 comments

  12. Scouting Report: Will Liverpool Target Wahbi Khazri as Adam Lallana Alternative?

    Liverpool will give up trying to sign Adam Lallana if Southampton continue to play hardball, per ESPN 's Richard Jolly, so could Bastia 's Wahbi Khazri be an alternative ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 13,268 reads 17 comments

  13. Have Stuttgart Signed Germany's Next Great Striker in Daniel Ginczek?

    VfB Stuttgart completed the signing of centre-forward Daniel Ginczek from FC Nurnberg, per Stuttgart's official website , so can he succeed in the Bundesliga next season? To address ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 6,140 reads 7 comments

  14. Scouting Report: Will Emmanuel Mayuka Be Southampton's Most Improved Player?

    Can Southampton 's Zambia international Emmanuel Mayuka bounce back in the upcoming Premier League season after a poor first impression? Here is a scouting report on Mayuka 's loan spell at Sochaux ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 7,807 reads 4 comments

  15. Scouting Report: Emre Can Liverpool's Heir Apparent to Steven Gerrard?

    Liverpool have agreed to sign Bayer Leverkusen utility player Emre Can for £9.75 million, per Andy Hunter at the Guardian , so is Can a viable successor to Steven Gerrard ? Here is a scouting report on the 20-year-old German...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 18,489 reads 56 comments

  16. Power Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea?

    Bleacher Report presents a power ranking of the 20 hottest transfer rumours, news and signings. The rumours will be ranked according to name recognition—the less identifiable ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 29,044 reads 31 comments

  17. Scouting Report: Could Marwin Hitz Be Arsenal's Surprise Transfer Target?

    Could Augsburg's Marwin Hitz be an Arsenal summer transfer window signing out of left field? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on Hitz, a 26-year-old Swiss goalkeeper...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 9,538 reads 9 comments

  18. Scouting Report: Sead Kolasinac Liverpool's Alberto Moreno Alternative?

    If Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno's proposed move to Liverpool , per the Liverpool Echo , collapses then one suggested transfer alternative is Schalke 's Sead Kolasinac ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 11,643 reads 19 comments

  19. Scouting Report: Is Guillermo Ochoa a Can't-Miss Transfer for Arsenal?

    Guillermo Ochoa has elected to explore free agency , so could he be a viable summer transfer window target for Arsenal ? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 23,713 reads 21 comments

  20. Scouting Report: Should Inter Milan Pull out All the Stops to Sign Luiz Gustavo?

    VfL Wolfsburg defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo is an Inter Milan summer transfer window target, per La Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t Nadia Carminati and Simone Bargellini at Sky Sports )...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 2,471 reads 6 comments

  21. Scouting Report: Can USMNT's Timothy Chandler Thrive at Eintracht Frankfurt?

    If United States men's national soccer team defender Timothy Chandler transfers from Nuremberg to Eintracht Frankfurt , per Greg Seltzer at MLSsoccer ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 5,939 reads 1 comments

  22. Scouting Report: Could Gotoku Sakai Be Arsenal's Japanese Star?

    Could Stuttgart full-back Gotoku Sakai be the latest Japanese footballer to be given a chance by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on Sakai, a 23-year-old Japanese international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 6,982 reads 14 comments

  23. Scouting Report: Could Allan Nyom Be Liverpool's Future Right-Back?

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers should be looking to sign a right-back in the summer transfer window. One suggested target is Udinese 's Granada loanee Allan Nyom , so here is a scouting report on the 26-year-old Cameroonian international.

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 14,218 reads 23 comments

  24. Scouting Report: Should Arsenal Target Troubled Defender Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik?

    Should Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attempt to steer Jean-Armel Kana -Biyik's career back on track by signing the talented but troubled centre-back from Rennes ? To cover ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 8,993 reads 4 comments

  25. Scouting Report: Should Crystal Palace Manager Tony Pulis Sign Pape Diop?

    A recommended summer transfer window target for Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is Levante 's Pape Diop, so here is a scouting report on the 28-year-old Senegalese international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 9 months ago 4,572 reads 2 comments