Showing posts from July, 2023

My Top 5 Signings This Summer

As I publish this blog, it’s started to get real tasty. Yesterday, Al Hilal had a £259 million offer for Kylian Mbappe accepted by PSG and Daniel Levy was told he must sell Kane this summer. Both sagas could rumble on until the window closes. But in the here and now, football clubs have spent £2.5billion this summer. No one is hanging around here. I look at some of the most intriguing transfers that have happened this summer and give my take. This is the Lowe-Down.   Bellingham to Madrid After years of rumours and speculation of his next move from Borussia Dortmund, you’d be forgiven for thinking Jude Bellingham was entering the prime of his career. Since the World Cup at the end of 2022, the noise became louder, the speculation more intense until the saga reached its conclusion. Hey Jude! Or, “Ey Jude” as they would say in Madrid. On 15 th June 2023, Real Madrid announced they had completed the signing of Jude Bellingham for an initial £88.5million and Bellingham had agreed a s

Stale Spurs in need of a summer shake up

Right, hands up. Who would like to lead a club after their lowest premier league finish in 14 years, the captain and talisman wanting out, all under an owner who is under severe scrutiny from the supporters? Welcome to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Ange Postecoglou. I look at what’s gone wrong, what’s going on and what the future may hold for this grand football club. This is the Lowe-down on Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.   The Situation On the morning of 23 rd April 2023, Spurs were sat in 5 th place in the Premier League, 3 points behind Newcastle United who they were set to play in the afternoon. An unlikely top four spot was certainly within Spurs’ reach with 7 games remaining. This game, however important it was in the race for the top four this season, felt like it had even more riding on it. It represented two teams seemingly meeting at a crossroads. Spurs, an established member of the “Big 6” versus Newcastle, a club who overnight became the richest in the world l