Watford’s surge up the Premier League isn’t a surprise

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A quick scan of the top of the Premier League table and all of the usual suspects are there.

Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham and… Watford.

Wait, what?

The Hornets, flying high in third place? Not only that, but Javi Gracia’s side are one of only three that have a 100 percent record. Continue reading

Barcelona, please get rid of Deulofeu!

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Though Barcelona’s transfer business seems to be centred on whether they can secure Antoine Greizmann from Atletico Madrid, sporting director Robert Fernandez has an awful lot more work to do in clearing the decks.

It appears that Douglas (yes he’s still a Barcelona player!), Aleix Vidal, Paco Alcácer and Andre Gomes will be given their P45’s at the very least this summer, but other fringe players could also be part of a mass clearout.

One of those is Gerard Deulofeu.

The winger was let go once before, on loan to Everton and then, to his surprise and disgust, to Sevilla. Continue reading

El tridente debe ser para Deulofeu


Tras la marcha de Neymar, el Barça está buscando un delantero a la desesperada. Pero quizá no sepa que ya tiene el gol en su plantilla, y mejor aún, es un jugador canterano. Gerard Deulofeu, tras su paso con luces y sombras en diversos clubes y un gran sabor de boca con la sub-21, ha vuelto a recalar en el F.C. Barcelona.

El joven delantero tiene gol, mucho talento y, sobre todo ilusión. Pero eso no es suficiente para ser el delantero titular del Barcelona. No obstante, su elección no sería mala para el club porque además es rápido, tiene buen control del balón, mucha táctica y una gran visión de juego. Continue reading