1. 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 10 months ago 4,144 reads 6 comments

  2. Will Arsenal's Struggling Almeria Loanee Wellington Silva Rebuild His Career?

    Struggling to make a meaningful impact on loan at Almeria, Wellington Silva has reminded everyone he is still on the Arsenal payroll, but can he reverse his career downturn? "I ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 5,947 reads 2 comments

  3. Ranking the Week's 25 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Mario Balotelli to Napoli?

    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 10 months ago 11,286 reads 5 comments

  4. How Pedro Leon Became Victimised by Real Madrid and Getafe

    A verbal punching bag under former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho , Pedro Leon is once again the victim. This time, however, it's at Getafe —the club that propelled him to stardom (albeit, fleeting stardom)...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 7,279 reads 6 comments

  5. Former Arsenal Young Gun Havard Nordtveit's 2nd Chance at Gladbach

    Once a promising Arsenal up-and-comer, Havard Nordtveit is still seeking recognition at Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach , and will be afforded a second chance...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 5,092 reads 0 comments

  6. Top 25 Most Exciting Transfer Prospects Ahead of January 2015 Window

    Here are the 25 most exciting transfer prospects ahead of the January 2015 window. Criteria Prospect is 21 years old or younger and plays for a European club...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 16,905 reads 15 comments

  7. Can Yann Sommer Eclipse Marc-Andre Ter Stegen's Gladbach Legacy?

    Tasked with the difficult job of replacing Marc-Andre ter Stegen , Yann Sommer 's recent form for Borussia Monchengladbach indicates he has no plans on being a passable goalkeeper—he is striving to be elite...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 2,643 reads 2 comments

  8. How Chelsea Inadvertently Dodged Gokhan Tore Ordeal Thanks to Frank Arnesen

    With the unintentional help of Chelsea 's former sporting director Frank Arnesen, the Blues profited from academy player Gokhan Tore before he became entangled in controversy...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 10 months ago 9,087 reads 5 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 2,737 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 26,461 reads 26 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 2,584 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 6,081 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 15,877 reads 20 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 5,417 reads 16 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 6,461 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 2,788 reads 1 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 37,034 reads 48 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 5,804 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 11,931 reads 9 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 16,362 reads 28 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 2,572 reads 3 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 5,080 reads 24 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 15,362 reads 23 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 35,978 reads 29 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 5,963 reads 3 comments