1. 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 3 months ago 27,623 reads 64 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 8,504 reads 2 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 16,118 reads 23 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 7,584 reads 21 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 13,140 reads 17 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 5,888 reads 7 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 6,905 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 18,131 reads 56 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 28,934 reads 31 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 9,417 reads 9 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 11,456 reads 19 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 23,355 reads 21 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 2,331 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 5,840 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 6,517 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 13,979 reads 23 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 8,657 reads 4 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 4,485 reads 2 comments

  19. Scouting Report: Is Afriyie Acquah Arsenal Quality?

    Could Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger target Hoffenheim central midfielder Afriyie Acquah? To cover that scenario, here is a scouting report on the 22-year-old Ghanaian international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 6,538 reads 12 comments

  20. Scouting Report: Is Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro Perfect for Arsenal?

    Could Toulouse utility player Jean-Daniel Akpa -Akpro be a summer transfer window target for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on the 21-year-old Ivorian international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 8,472 reads 22 comments

  21. Scouting Report: Will Manchester United Target Mainz Maestro Johannes Geis?

    Could Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal target Mainz 's rising German star Johannes Geis in the summer transfer window? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on the 20-year-old German midfielder...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 9,687 reads 31 comments

  22. Power Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours

    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 4 months ago 19,977 reads 35 comments

  23. Scouting Report: Can Heung-Min Son Turn into a Superstar at Liverpool?

    Will Bayer Leverkusen left-forward Heung -Min Son elevate to the next level if he joined Liverpool ? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on the 21-year-old South Korean international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 51,957 reads 23 comments

  24. Scouting Report: Could Arsenal Roll the Dice on Ramon Azeez?

    Could Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger take a leap of faith in signing Almeria midfielder Ramon Azeez? To cover that hypothetical, here is a scouting report on the 21-year-old Nigerian international...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 9,761 reads 6 comments

  25. Scouting Report: Is Mike Havenaar the Striker Newcastle United Need?

    Loic Remy is still undecided on extending his loan at Newcastle United into a permanent deal, per L'Equipe (h/t Sky Sports ), so could a summer transfer-window replacement ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 4 months ago 3,840 reads 0 comments