Athletic Club vs FC Barcelona

3 FC Barcelona Players Who Can Fill In For Dani Alves

FC Barcelona injury problems at right-back slot multiplied when Dani Alves joined new signing Douglas on the treatment table in the opening day win over Athletic Bilbao. While Douglas is out for two months since pre-season friendly towards the end of July, Alves will be out for a month following groin problems. We look at three players who FC Barcelona can deploy at right-back. Read more »

Liverpool FC vs West Ham United

Possible Liverpool FC XI With Daniel Sturridge As Forward Returns To Training

Liverpool FC have made a wonderful start to their new season, conceding no goals and collecting 7 points from a possible 9. Their season may have just gotten better with the return of Daniel Sturridge to training. The striker is on schedule to make his return after the international break when the Reds face Manchester United. We look at the possible starting XI that the club can play when Sturridge is back. Read more »

Herrera might be the midfielder United have been looking for since Scholes' departure

The Herrera Humdinger: Is the solution to Manchester United’s problems lying on the bench?

In a situation that mimicked that of Shinji Kagawa, fans were left dumbstruck at the Spaniards constant exclusion from the squad, despite the obvious need for a player like him in the starting 11. A new-boy to the league, Herrera had struggled with fitness during the initial stages of the campaign. Once fit however, the former Athletic Bilbao star delivered on nearly every front, linking up play from defence to attack with consummate ease. His ability to bring the best out of Valencia and Mata, made Manchester United's right flank an awkwardly potent weapon, that proved effective in their late season run of form. Read more »