Pep Guardiola Appointed Pellegrini Successor at Manchester City

Football’s worst kept secret was finally made official on Deadline Day, as Manchester City confirmed that Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola will be taking over as manager at the Etihad from the start of next season. The former Barcelona boss replaces current chief Manuel Pellegrini in what is a massive coup for the Blues. By implementing his style of play on Barcelona, he was able to lead the Catalan club to three league titles, the Copa Del Rey twice, two Champions League crowns, three Spanish Super…

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The Premier League Season So Far: Part 3

Stoke City Almost eight years after their memorable promotion from the Championship, Stoke’s run in the top flight looks in no danger of ending anytime soon. They continue to flourish under Mark Hughes and look well-placed to better the ninth-place finish they have achieved in the previous two seasons under the Welshman’s guidance. Their solid campaign is perhaps not surprising given some of the talent at their disposal, particularly in attack. Midfielder Marko Arnautovic in particular has impressed with seven goals in the league so…

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The Premier League Season So Far: Part 2

Liverpool While many Reds fans will have been delighted with Jurgen Klopp’s appointment this October, it will take more than half a season for them to fully see the German’s potential. They have seen flashes of brilliance in his three months in charge, such as the impressive 3-1 victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and the crushing 4-1 defeat of Manchester City. The Reds have also embarked on an impressive League Cup run and reached the last 32 of the Europa League as they look…

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The Premier League Season So Far: Part 1

Arsenal With some of their usual rivals for the title struggling for momentum this season, Arsenal fans will surely be seeing this as their best opportunity to be crowned champions for some years. Two of the key players in their solid start to the season have been Olivier Giroud, who has twelve league goals to his name so far, and record signing Mesut Ozil, who has been at the heart of much of their attacking play. The Gunners will take heart from the fact that…

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LA Galaxy Confirm Signing of Left Back Ashley Cole

Former England international Ashley Cole has joined Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy on a free transfer after his contract with AS Roma was mutually cancelled. Cole, who had not appeared for the Serie A side since March of last year, is now formally a Galaxy player and will join up with other former Premier League stars in Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane and Giovani Dos Santos in preparation for the new season that kicks off against DC United on March the 6th. Embed from Getty Images…

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