Philippe Coutinho and stuffing square pegs in round holes

Philippe Coutinho and stuffing square pegs in round holes

(Photo Credits: Independent BD) ‘The Brazilian magician is all set to light up the Camp Nou this summer’ ran a line in the Barcelona sub-section on Nike’s official website that featured an image of Philippe Coutinho in the Blaugrana. Fun fact though, this gimmick on their website actually took place before Barcelona even reached a mouth-watering deal with Liverpool and was deleted minutes later. To save face of the Nike digital media intern that posted…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: A Step Towards The Future

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: A Step Towards The Future

(Photo Credit: Evening Standard) 8th May, 2013. A date which has been etched into the mind of every Manchester United fan. It was the day that Sir Alex Ferguson announced that his time with the club was coming to an end, and he was going to retire at the end of the football season. The fans of Manchester United mourned all across the world, although they had known that this day would inevitably arrive. While…

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Lucien Favre And The Renaissance Of The Yellow Wall

Lucien Favre And The Renaissance Of The Yellow Wall

(Photo Credits: KTS Kenya) ‘Football is like cake!’, exclaimed Lucien Favre in an interview with Bild. But what exactly did he mean by that? “Running a football club is a lot like baking a cake. You might be finished kneading the dough and suddenly sugar or cinnamon is missing. The mix always makes the difference- miss one detail and the cake fails,” spoke the Dortmund manager in immaculate analogies. Well, if that’s the case, then…

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Mauricio Pochettino – The Most Wanted Man In World Football

Mauricio Pochettino – The Most Wanted Man In World Football

(Photo Credits: Chelsea FC Latest News) Step aside Messi and Ronaldo, there is a new name on the wishlist of two of the biggest clubs in world football – Mauricio Roberto PochettinoTrossero. Both Manchester United and Real Madrid sacked the managers they started the season with in Jose Mourinho and Julen Lopetegui respectively. Furthermore, both clubs hired interim managers to see through until the end of the season. United brought in a club legend in…

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The Enigma That Is Ousmane Dembele

The Enigma That Is Ousmane Dembele

(Photo Credits: Four Four Two) Ever since Ousmane made his controversial move from Dortmund to the eastern shores of Northern Spain, he has been one of the most talked about players in the world. Starting with the very way he left Dortmund- missing training sessions, reporting late after the pre-season, going AWOL and completely freezing his ties with the club at one point to somehow realise his long awaited dream of donning the Blaugrana colours…

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