The last five managers to succeed Marcelo Bielsa and how they fared

Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch has the unenviable task of following in the footsteps of Marcelo Bielsa, a modern-day icon and one of the most idiosyncratic coaches in history. Succeeding El Loco will not be easy, and Marsch is finding out, stepping into a relegation battle with mixed results and performances since he replaced the … Read more

The 10 highest-paid players in each of Europe’s top five leagues

It probably won’t surprise anyone to know that players from Manchester United, Real Madrid and PSG are among the highest-earning stars in the world. Despite their recent struggles, United are still one of the biggest teams in the world and the Premier League’s financial strength has it well placed above the others in terms of … Read more

Where are they now? PSG’s XI from David Beckham’s final appearance

David Beckham brought the curtain down on a glittering 20-year playing career in May 2013, bowing out for Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital. But what became of the PSG team-mates he played with in his final professional match? One of Britain’s greatest football stars – Beckham won 19 major trophies and featured 115 times … Read more

Nkunku, Coman, Diaby & more

Paris Saint-Germain have been a club that focuses on the short term rather than planning for the future, and since their big-money takeover in 2011, they have favoured expensive superstars over academy products. They have had mixed success with this strategy of throwing endless money at their squad, asserting near complete dominance in France’s domestic … Read more

Liverpool 3rd, Man Utd 7th…

It’s no secret the best club sides have a galaxy of stars, with modern recruitment strategies allowing them to pick the most talented players from around the globe – but which squad is the most valuable in world football? With the transfer market about to open, it would be no surprise if clubs in Europe’s … Read more