Spurs New Boy Faces Fight for First-Team Minutes

Nkoudou

Once his medical is complete and the finer details are ironed out, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou will sign for Tottenham Hotspur. The deal is reported to be for around €13 million and he is another young player with great potential joining Mauricio Pochettino’s squad. You can read more about his strengths and weaknesses in Andrew Gibney’s FourFourTwo Talentspotter piece. If we are […]

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France 2016 : highlights and happier times

Euro 2016 flags

So, that happened. As we come to terms with France’s defeat in the Euro 2016 final to Portugal, it’s important to remember the good stuff. Team FFW have finished the bottle, pulled themselves together, dabbed the tearstains off their wallcharts, and put together a few moments that remind us of happier times. Best Goal Dimitri Payet’s winner against Romania, group game […]

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What will Philippe Montanier Bring to Nottingham Forest

Montanier FFW Forest

The appointment of Philippe Montanier as the new coach at Nottingham Forest came as a surprise to quite a few people in France. Perhaps the same way as his arrival at Stade Rennais did back in 2013. After great success at Real Sociedad, the former goalkeeper turned up in Brittany and offered hope to the Rennes fans, hoping to usher […]

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Preview: France v Romania – EURO2016

Giroud France

The waiting is over and the 2016 European Champions are finally here. On Friday, Group A favourites France open the tournament against Romania this Friday and it would be a national scandal if Les Bleus didn’t progress out the group and they are full expected to win at least two of their three group games. By finishing in 1st place, […]

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Scouting: Leicester City Bid for Claudio Ranieri’s “Makélélé”

Nampalys Mendy

On Monday night, RMC journalist, Mohammed Bouafsi reported that Leicester City had made a €10 million bid for OGC Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy. It comes on the back of suggestions that N’Golo Kante is on his way out of the club this summer, with the 23-year-old heralded as his replacement. Leicester a transmis ces dernières heures une offre (~10M€) pour […]

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How PSG Can Win the Champions League

Neymar PSG

It seems strange to call any season that features a possible domestic quadruple anything other than a resounding success, but for Paris Saint-Germain another year without a serious push for Champions League glory will leave a less than pleasant taste in the Parisian’s mouth’s. It’s no secret that PSG’s primary goal is to be crowned champions of Europe, but a […]

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