1. Scouting Report: Can Australian Young Gun Adam Taggart Shock Spain?

    Should Australian national team manager Ange Postecoglou give Socceroos young gun Adam Taggart a start against Spain at the 2014 FIFA World Cup? To address that question, here ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 5 months ago 1,233 reads 0 comments

  2. Scouting Report: Is Hong Jeong-Ho Primed for Breakout Bundesliga Season?

    Can Augsburg's South Korean international Hong Jeong -ho, a 24-year-old, 6'1", 163-pound centre-back, make inroads into his Bundesliga career next season? To address ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 5 months ago 1,846 reads 4 comments

  3. Scouting Report: Is Sofiane Feghouli Liverpool's Adam Lallana Alternative?

    Could Valencia's Algerian international Sofiane Feghouli —a 24-year-old, 5'10", 157-pound right attacking midfielder—be Liverpool 's transfer alternative ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 5 months ago 8,841 reads 35 comments

  4. Scouting Report: Is John Brooks the Future of United States Soccer Team?

    Can  Hertha Berlin 's United States international John Brooks, a 21-year-old, 6'4", 170-pound centre-back, transition into an elite defender for the USMNT?  To address that ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 5 months ago 7,526 reads 22 comments

  5. Scouting Report: Is Vincent Enyeama Arsenal's Top Goalkeeper Target?

    Could Lille's Nigerian international Vincent Enyeama , a 31-year-old, 6'0", 192-pound goalkeeper, be a summer transfer window target for  Arsenal ? ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 5 months ago 6,882 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 1,949 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 27,522 reads 26 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 6,965 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 17,870 reads 25 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 14,418 reads 16 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 3,624 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 7,381 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 28,768 reads 64 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 8,645 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 16,283 reads 23 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 7,681 reads 21 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 13,222 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 6,044 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 7,514 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 18,359 reads 56 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 29,005 reads 31 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 9,496 reads 9 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 11,581 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 23,588 reads 21 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 2,436 reads 6 comments