After only 20 days since giving the middle finger to Orlando Pirates and escaping to Egypt, Micho Sredojevic has won a trophy with Zamalek.
From new signings, a new anthem, new brand sponsorships and an informative roundtable discussion with a former LaLiga player.
LaLiga South African launched the new LaLiga Santander 2019/20 season sharing information around the league’s technological advancements, the Spanish football footprint in Africa and everything spectacular as the season kicks off to a bang!
On the 29th August, the Spanish professional football league launched the season with an exclusive and interactive event at The Capital Empire. During this event, those in attendance were informed about all the 2019/20 season developments, while ensuring the showcase offered media an opportunity to engage and learn from former Bafana Bafana and LaLiga footballer, Nasief Morris.
The Premier League transfers window shut a couple of weeks ago so I figured it would be cool to make a list of the best deals made. Of course, as with every list, there are criteria. We’ll measure each transfer by three factors: ability, need, and value for money.
Premier League Transfers Criteria
This should be the easiest. How good is the player? I’ll be judging each player from what is called the eye-test,
Simply put, the eye test is a way to judge an athlete as they compete within their sport based upon your own observations. Not by statistics, but by the media or any other means other than your own two eyes. – Domenic Scarano from Bleacher Report
…that is, of course, if I have seen the player play. if not, I’ll do my rigorous research on YouTube.
Did the club in question need the player? Sometimes, clubs buy players because of availability, affordability, or the need to weaken their rivals. I’ll be judging whether or not the team was in desperate need of the player’s services.
3. Value for money
Unless they are Neymar, Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Lionel Messi, a player’s marketability isn’t going to match the amount of money the club shelled out for them in the first place. This is football in 2019. That being said, they are still some great deals you can find in the premier league transfers market.
I hate to have to say this to all Manchester United supporters… but your team stinks. Last season your side finished 6th, this is the 5th time in seven seasons since Sir Alex Ferguson left that they finished outside of the top four. You are up in arms over the ownership. And Liverpool won another Champions League trophy…
It sucks being a Manchester United supporter in 2019.
The next episode in the Manchester United soap opera is called ‘Romelu Lukaku: Should He Go or Should He Stay?’. There is apparent interest in the player from Inter Milan.
Lukaku doesn’t seem to be in manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær plans for the future. But, Manchester United aren’t budging over their £79 million valuation of the player.