1. Why Italians Should Seek Solace in Bayer Leverkusen's Giulio Donati

    Rather than cussing a 10-letter word beginning with "v" after a face-shaming UEFA Champions League Matchday for Italian football, a consolation for Italians is compatriot Giulio Donati ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 2,281 reads 10 comments

  2. Ranking the 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours Week of October 20

    Instead of scouring the internet for the latest football transfer gossip, Bleacher Report makes your life easier by providing you a weekly power ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 26,358 reads 26 comments

  3. Should Schalke Manager Roberto Di Matteo Bench Kevin-Prince Boateng?

    Kevin-Prince Boateng has no defined position at Schalke, and he is floundering through games, so should he be dropped by manager Roberto Di Matteo? Boateng was listless in Schalke's 4-3 win over Sporting Lisbon in the UEFA Champions League...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 2,340 reads 7 comments

  4. Did Arsenal Accurately Project Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez's Potential?

    Arsenal third-choice goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez is expected to make his UEFA Champions League debut against Anderlecht, so will he vindicate manager Arsene Wenger's trust? Arsenal No...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 5,929 reads 8 comments

  5. 25 Most Disappointing Young Guns Failing to Live Up to the Hype

    Not every young gun develops into a world-class player like Paul Pogba , so here are the 25 most disappointing prospects in world football, who are failing to live up to the hype...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 15,583 reads 20 comments

  6. Does Adel Taarabt Deserve Being Humiliated by Harry Redknapp?

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp publicly shaming Adel Taarabt did not just burn the bridge of their trust, it obliterated it...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 5,336 reads 16 comments

  7. How William Gallas Weirdly Ended His Career at Perth Glory

    William Gallas , one of the greatest defenders of his generation, has called time on his career. Unless you live in Australia or chair the Gallas fan club, you probably have an abstract view of his last hurrah...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 5,430 reads 3 comments

  8. Is Italian-Argentine Prodigy Jose Mauri a Goldmine for Parma?

    As the footballing world reflects back on Lionel Messi making his La Liga debut for Barcelona 10 years ago , Jose Mauri is in the infancy of his professional career...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  9. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours

    Instead of scouring the Internet for the latest football transfer gossip, Bleacher Report makes your life easier by providing you with a weekly ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 36,965 reads 48 comments

  10. Former Liverpool Prospect Martin Hansen Now ADO Den Haag's Hero

    Former Liverpool goalkeeper Martin Hansen is rebuilding his career at Eredivisie club ADO Den Haag and showcasing how great he is...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 5,996 reads 0 comments

  11. Will Manchester United Transfer Bust Bebe Fail at Benfica?

    Reduced to being a punchline, former Manchester United transfer bust Bebe 's bid to make a Diego Forlan-like comeback has stalled at new club Benfica...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 11,382 reads 9 comments

  12. 25 Smartest Loan Deals from the 2014 Summer Transfer Window

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's 25 smartest loan deals of the 2014 summer transfer window. The loan transfers will be subjectively ranked via three points: How shrewd the loan deal is...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 16,257 reads 28 comments

  13. Can Bayer Leverkusen's Arkadiusz Milik Reach Robert Lewandowski's Level?

    Despite scoring a goal in Poland's 2-0 Euro 2016 qualifier win over Germany, it is up in the air if Bayer Leverkusen are willing to give Arkadiusz Milik another chance...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 1,523 reads 3 comments

  14. Could Udinese Star Allan Marques Loureiro Abandon Brazil for Italy?

    Udinese 's elite central midfielder Allan Marques Loureiro has been denied a chance to play for the Brazilian national team for the umpteenth time...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 3,546 reads 23 comments

  15. Chelsea's Koln Loanee Tomas Kalas Falling by the Wayside

    Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas ' unplanned inactivity on loan at Koln should be a talking point among Blues staff during the international break when they evaluate the progress of their 26 loanees ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 14,641 reads 23 comments

  16. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours

    Instead of scouring the internet for the latest football transfer gossip, Bleacher Report makes your life easier by providing you with a weekly power ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 35,905 reads 29 comments

  17. Lucas Barrios' Career Crashing and Burning Post-Borussia Dortmund

    Spiralling downwards into insignificance, Lucas Barrios' career has never been the same since forfeiting his starting position at Borussia Dortmund to Robert Lewandowski...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 4,786 reads 3 comments

  18. Lukas Podolski's Understudy Mark Uth Is Taking Eredivisie by Storm

    Once Lukas Podolski's understudy at Koln, Mark Uth is now an early contender to become Heerenveen's third Eredivisie top scorer in the past four seasons...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 2,324 reads 0 comments

  19. Top 25 Transfers from 2014 Summer Window Aged 21 Years and Under

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's top 25 permanent transfers from the 2014 summer window of footballers aged 21 years or younger. Key word being permanent, so loans will not be included...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 8,668 reads 23 comments

  20. Why Jens Lehmann's Successor Sven Ulreich Is Falling Short at Stuttgart

    Since succeeding Jens Lehmann, one of Germany's most decorated goalkeepers in the modern era, Sven Ulreich's position at Stuttgart is now untenable...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 1,148 reads 6 comments

  21. How Barcelona Turned Jonatan Soriano into a Scoring Machine

    What links Jonatan Soriano to Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Neymar ? All four have a Barcelona connection and are projected to make the European Golden Shoe standings by season's end...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 7,829 reads 5 comments

  22. Is Borussia Dortmund's Serbian Neven Subotic a Prima Donna?

    Having quit on Serbia, Borussia Dortmund centre-back Neven Subotic is once again in the news for his emotional baggage, but this portrayal is unfair if you delve beyond the surface...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 10,023 reads 19 comments

  23. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours

    Instead of scouring the internet for the latest football transfer gossip, Bleacher Report makes your life easier by providing you with a weekly power ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 10,314 reads 13 comments

  24. Will Ajax Prodigy Lucas Andersen Escape Christian Eriksen's Shadow?

    Lucas Andersen will continue to be compared and contrasted to former Ajax teammate and Danish compatriot Christian Eriksen. "I know mostly about Danish players at Ajax," Eriksen said, per Peter Fraser at Sky Sports ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 1,927 reads 1 comments

  25. Forget About Ricardo Rodriguez and Focus on Augsburg's Abdul Rahman Baba

    If major European clubs are seeking a cheaper alternative to Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez, then target Augsburg's Abdul Rahman Baba ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 month ago 2,612 reads 2 comments