Ollie Watkins is quite good, isn’t he?

By Philippe Stengel and Max Taylor Before we start, we just want to say a big thank you to Victor Renaud (@victorrenaud5) for creating a graphic for the piece and Twenty3 (@twenty3sport) for allowing us to use two of theirs. Both create really insightful data visuals, and we highly encourage you to check out moreContinue reading “Ollie Watkins is quite good, isn’t he?”

Thiago and Liverpool: this was supposed to be perfect…

Just over half a year ago, Thiago Alcantara was rightfully hailed as one of the game’s finest technicians, playing for Europe’s best team. With his contract running out, the Spaniard then decided to leave Bavaria behind and take on a new challenge, in order to “develop himself as a player.” At the time, swapping theContinue reading “Thiago and Liverpool: this was supposed to be perfect…”

Bukayo Saka belongs at RW: but the search for his best position has proven exactly why he’s so special

It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than 18 months since Bukayo Saka scored his first Arsenal goal: a lovely left-footed strike in the Europa League group stage vs. Frankfurt was his 2nd of three goal involvements on the night, with one first-half assist before a slide-rule pass to Pierre-Emerick Aubemeyang in the closingContinue reading “Bukayo Saka belongs at RW: but the search for his best position has proven exactly why he’s so special”