1. 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 a weekly power ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 143,047 reads 25 comments

  2. Simon Mignolet: Mirroring Sander Westerveld's Liverpool Demise

    Bereft of self-confidence and permeating indecisiveness, the plight of Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet continues after a luckless own goal in a 3-1 win against Leicester City ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 8,325 reads 27 comments

  3. Top 30 Players Outside of the Premier League Who Could Transfer in January

    Here are the top 30 footballers outside of the English Premier League who, hypothetically speaking, could be a January transfer window target...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 9,909 reads 13 comments

  4. Thierry Henry: How Did Juventus Get It so Wrong?

    Before Thierry Henry transcended football to become an icon, he was one-and-done at Juventus . What provoked Juventus management to grossly miscalculate Henry's upside? Fifteen ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 22,958 reads 29 comments

  5. Mitchell Langerak: Will Borussia Dortmund Backup Ever Become No. 1?

    Mitchell Langerak is in his fifth season at Borussia Dortmund , but his path to the No. 1 spot at goalkeeper continues to be impeded by seasoned veteran Roman Weidenfeller. The last two days are a reminder of Langerak being at a career crossroads.

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 8,402 reads 14 comments

  6. Lukas Podolski: A Square Peg in a Round Hole at Arsenal and Bayern Munich

    A benchwarmer at Arsenal , it is deja vu for Lukas Podolski , as he was also a misfit at Bayern Munich. His passive-aggressive behaviour is why he has become a square peg in a round hole at his second major European club...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 11,635 reads 12 comments

  7. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Mario Balotelli Leaving?

    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 7 months ago 33,325 reads 38 comments

  8. 30 Lower-League Players Top-Flight Teams Should Target in January

    Here are 30 footballers from the lower leagues who should be January transfer window targets for top-flight European teams...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 8,567 reads 8 comments

  9. Marvin Bakalorz: The Ex-Borussia Dortmund Hopeful Who Injured Marco Reus

    Paderborn central midfielder Marvin Bakalorz, a former Borussia Dortmund hopeful, certainly wishes he could take back his brutal tackle on Marco Reus , which caused a lateral ankle ligament rupture ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 7 months ago 4,371 reads 25 comments

  10. Mitchell Weiser: Bayern Munich Ostracising Forgotten Prodigy

    Mitchell Weiser is blessed with speed, he can play two positions and possesses high upside and was one of the most highly rated players of his age group when he joined Bayern Munich...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 7,298 reads 5 comments

  11. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Sami Khedira to Bayern Munich

    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 8 months ago 9,554 reads 24 comments

  12. Sven-Goran Eriksson: The Successful Loser

    Fourteen years after Sven-Goran Eriksson 's last major trophy, the 66-year-old Swede continues to be a successful loser having signed an unbelievable $6 million deal to manage Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 6,999 reads 6 comments

  13. 30 Players Set to Dominate the January Transfer Window Spotlight

    Here are 30 footballers set to dominate the January transfer window spotlight. Criteria The 30 European-based footballers will be subjectively ranked via a combination of: Performance this season...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 11,368 reads 14 comments

  14. Tim Wiese: From Troubled Bundesliga Star to WWE Dreamer

    Abandoning a stable career as a top-flight goalkeeper for a fleeting chance to make it in World Wrestling Entertainment, 32-year-old German Tim Wiese 's professional life continues to be erratic, strange and unconventional...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 18,135 reads 9 comments

  15. Will Genoa Loanee Maxime Lestienne Justify Qatari Investment?

    Involved in an unconventional three-team transfer, Maxime Lestienne not only has to cope with the pressure at Serie A club Genoa , but he is trying to meet the considerable expectations of his Qatari investors...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 1,874 reads 0 comments

  16. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Gareth Bale Leaving Real?

    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 8 months ago 8,555 reads 16 comments

  17. Will Real Sociedad Manager David Moyes Fail Like Chris Coleman?

    As David Moyes attempts to exorcise his Manchester United demons at relegation-threatened La Liga club Real Sociedad , the incomplete reign of Chris Coleman is unavoidable for the ex-United manager...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 2,631 reads 9 comments

  18. Top 30 Footballers on the Brink of Elite Status

    Here are the top 30 footballers playing in Europe on the brink of reaching elite status. Criteria Footballer needs to be playing for a European club. He has never been considered "elite...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 10,128 reads 19 comments

  19. How Koln's Jonas Hector Bolted into the Germany National Team

    What is the thought process behind Germany national team manager Joachim Low selecting Koln 's blue-collar and late-blooming left-back Jonas Hector? Here is Hector's out-of-the-ordinary ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 2,420 reads 5 comments

  20. Should Bayern Munich Sell Injured Star David Alaba?

    Bayern Munich utility player David Alaba 's career is in the balance after a knee ligament injury, which should raise questions inside Bayern 's headquarters: "Do we sell him?" ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 20,950 reads 62 comments

  21. 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 a weekly power ranking of the 25 hottest transfer rumours in one slideshow...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 16,598 reads 20 comments

  22. Fired Bastia Manager Claude Makelele Caught in Convoluted Mess

    A once-in-a-generation, UEFA Champions League-winning midfielder, Claude Makelele 's introductory foray into management abruptly ended after being fired by struggling French club Bastia ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 1,415 reads 2 comments

  23. Top 30 Most Underrated Footballers Playing in Europe

    Here are the top 30 most underrated footballers playing in Europe. Criteria Footballer needs to be playing for a European club. He needs to be under-the-radar and his ability must be undervalued by the footballing public...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 19,281 reads 27 comments

  24. Dejan Lovren Reliving Lyon Nightmare at Liverpool

    When Dejan Lovren gesticulates frenziedly at his Liverpool team-mates, he is desperately attempting to revert back into the commanding, dominant and elite centre-back at Southampton ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 20,689 reads 19 comments

  25. Marcelo Bielsa Ruthlessly Destroying Doria's Confidence at Marseille

    Caught in the crossfire of eccentric Marseille manager Marcelo Bielsa asserting his ascendancy over upper management, Doria—a centre-back with elite upside—is having his confidence sapped...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 8 months ago 4,012 reads 6 comments