Tag Archives: Good Player Guide
Moussa Dembele

Moussa Dembele: Celtic hero, Rangers assassin and Scottish football’s first £20m man?

Over the years Celtic Park has played host to some of the most prolific goalscorers in Scottish football history; the likes of Larsson, Dalglish, McClair and McGrory having all etched their names into Celtic folklore thanks to their goal scoring exploits. However, since Henrik Larsson’s departure in 2004 Celtic have struggled to fill the void […]

Miguel Almiron

Miguel Almiron: Introducing the €10m-rated Paraguayan hot prospect approached by Arsenal

On May 29th of this year, Miguel Almirón, bearing down on the San Lorenzo defence, slotted his shot into the bottom corner from 25 yards out to make it 2-0 to Lanús in the final of the Argentine Primera División. The game finished 4-0 and Almirón completely ran the game. He took home the Man Of […]

Sergio Busquets

Brilliant Sergio Busquets: FC Barcelona’s quiet catalyst for success

Is there a more underrated, understated player in world football than Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets? Danny Ryan takes a look at the man who’s become the heartbeat of one of the greatest European club sides in history… Sometimes, in the ever-evolving world of football, a player comes along for whom success just seems to follow them […]

Ricardo Rodriguez Wolfsburg

Good Player Guide #32: Ricardo Rodriguez – Wolfsburg’s swashbuckling left-back

Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg/Switzerland) As the somewhat spoiled child of the Volkswagen Group, Wolfsburg are never going to be the most popular team amongst neutrals. However, by whatever means they have been assembled, there is an awful lot to like about the current group of players Dieter Hecking has at his disposal. Die Wolfe play an […]

Alvaro Morata Juventus

Good Player Guide #31: Alvaro Morata – The Juventus hitman primed to be Real Madrid’s next great striker?

Alvaro Morata (Juventus/Spain) On the face of it, Alvaro Morata’s career started in much the same way as most youngsters trying to break into a top-tier side like Real Madrid, in that the striker spent most of his first few years of senior action sitting on the bench watching the world’s most expensive players. However, while most […]


Good Player Guide #30: Luciano Vietto – the young hotshot dazzling at Villarreal and tracked by Liverpool

Luciano Vietto (Villarreal/Argentina) by Tom Robinson Having made the switch to Villarreal in the summer, young Argentine goal-getter Luciano Vietto has taken to life in La Liga like a duck to water and has quickly become one of the hottest properties in Europe. With a number of top clubs already circling, el Submarino Amarillo will […]

Max Meyer

Good Player Guide #29: Max Meyer – Schalke’s young star and Germany’s next big thing?

Max Meyer (Schalke 04 / Germany) It really is an exciting time for German football. With a fourth World Cup victory in the bag, its league champions are favourites for the major European crown and the 2014/15 Bundesliga has been a sequence of dramatic ninety-minute episodes of unpredictability. One thing remains constant however: Germany can’t […]

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba – Forget the lazy ‘new Vieira’ tag. This is the new Zidane

Superlatives have been raining down from the rhetorical skies this season for Juventus’ French midfielder, Paul Pogba. The former Manchester United reject has scorned his former club ever since his departure from Old Trafford, revelling in the tactical rough and tumble of Serie A. This season in particular has seen Pogba ascend beyond the realm […]

Paul-Georges Ntep

Good Player Guide #28 – Paul-Georges Ntep: The little rascal with a big future

Paul-Georges Ntep (Stade Rennais / France) Twitter: @PGNtep by Rich Allen As his career in the French Under-21 team draws to a close, the future of 22-year-old Paul-Georges Ntep is one filled with excitement and promise. The Cameroon-born youngster is nearly 12 months into life in Ligue 1 with Rennes, but if he continues at […]