The January transfer window is here and this time it seems to be going a little slow. However transfer news is slowly brewing and we might be in for a shock on the final day of the transfer markets. Here’s a look at the impact that 5 possible transfers would have on the league. Wilfred Bony to Manchester City – One striker who has been in the limelight this season is Wilfred Bony of Swansea. He has been impressive, scoring 9 goals for the Welsh side and remains their top scorer. Having benched the French striker Bafemtimbi Gomis, Bony has taken it upon his shoulder to carry Swansea to greater heights after forging a worthy partnership with teammate Gylfi Sigurdsson. Departure of Bony would be a bigger loss for Swansea than a gain for the star studded Manchester City. City’s strike force already contains the likes of Aguero, Dzeko, Negrado and Jovetic. With the arrival of Bony, Jovetic might be […]

It is a question that can be posed to players and fans alike: do they really love the club? How does the average fan define that love and what are his/her expectations of a player with respect to their club? This would be better appraised (by the fan) by looking at individual events instead of generalising, before a judgement can be passed. The only real certainty is that, in the end, a judgement will definitely be passed! Would a fan be right in expecting loyalty from a player towards a club? If the monetary point of view is taken into consideration, it’s easy to see that players will almost always be inclined to move to a higher paying club. Loyalty just might be overrated Football clubs are similar in that, although there are small differences with regards to culture and history, their main goal is to win trophies. Players want money and trophies, and sometimes it doesn’t matter which club […]