Ultimate wonderkid Xavi Simons has a career-defining decision to make

We’re still waiting for Xavi Simons’ career to take off. There’s nothing wrong with that. Simons doesn’t turn 20 until next year. A handful of appearances for PSG’s first team and a steady rise through the Netherlands’ youth ranks is a reasonable career progression for a player of his age. For every Wayne Rooney that … Read more

With Sampaoli, Marseille got their fire back… UCL clubs should be afraid

“Marseille isn’t a city for tourists. There’s nothing to see. Its beauty can’t be photographed. It can only be shared,” wrote the late, great French writer Jean-Claude Izzo of the city where he was born and died . One of Europe’s great melting pots, the Mediterranean city is held aloft as a shining example of … Read more