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Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

With the 2020-21 DSTV Premiership campaign drawing to a close, we decided to rank the very best players in the league. This week we start with ranking the best central midfielders in the PSL.

We’ll rank each player on four abilities that are important for every central midfielder.

Tactically: Positioning, availability to receive the ball, finding space and work rate.

Technically: Ball control, long and short passes, vision, shooting, and strength on the ball.

Attack: Ability to create chances and score goals.

Defence: Ability to break up opposition attacks, tackle and recover to assist the defence.

10. Siyethemba Sithebe

Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

Over the seasons Siyethemba Sithebe was known to be more of a number 10. But, this season Amazulu coach Benni McCarthy has played him more like a 6 alongside Makhehlene Makhaula. He is still learning the position but he has played well enough to earn a spot in the top 10 central midfielders in the PSL. 

Tactically:  6/10

Technically: 6/10

Attack: 8/10

Defence: 6/10

= 26/40

9. Gladwin Shitolo

Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

Gladwin Shitolo is a versatile midfielder. In his previous teams, he has played as a central defender and as a full-back but his best position is as a defensive midfielder. Shitolo’s primary role is to act as a shield to the Golden Arrows defence and goalkeeper, harrying attackers and committing fouls

Tactically: 7/10

Technically: 6/10

Attack: 6/10

Defence: 8/10

= 27/40


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8. Musa Nyatama

Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

Musa Nyatama is the oldest player on this list which means he has a lot of experience. In his younger days, Nyatama was an attacking midfielder. He converted into a holding midfielder in latter years and played his best football in the position under coach Milutin Sredojević at Orlando Pirates from 2017-2020. Nyatama now controls the midfield of Moroka Swallows. A team that has performed better than expected in their first season back in the PSL after 6 seasons. 

Tactically: 8/10

Technically: 7/10

Attack: 7/10

Defence: 7/10

= 29/40

7. Thabo Nodada

Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

Thabo Nodada has performed well in an underwhelming season for the Citizens. He is skilful, incredible in attack, useful in defence and packs a powerful shot. 

Tactically: 7/10

Technically: 8/10

Attack: 8/10

Defence: 7/10

= 30/40

6. Sipho Mbule

Top 10 Central Midfielders in the PSL in the 2020/21 Season

One of the youngest players on this list and one of the most sort after. He is technically very good. His technic of passing and setpieces are exceptional and he pitches in with goals too. Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs are said to be preparing million rand bids for the youngster. 

Tactically: 7/10

Technically: 8/10

Attack: 8/10

Defence: 7/10

= 30/10

 


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The Soccer Podcast With No Name (Yet) Ep.31

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1. SAFA on Wednesday announced Belgian Hugo Broos as the new head coach of Bafana Bafana

What do you make of this appointment?

2. Speaking of Bafana Bafana coaches

On Thursday SAFA officially confirmed the departure of Ntseki following a meeting in which the parties reached an agreement to ‘amicably’ terminate the contract.

“The South African Football Association (SAFA) together with coach Molefi Ntseki have officially agreed to part ways amicably, following the senior national team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon),” read a statement from the association.

“SAFA would like thank Ntseki for his contribution to the association over the years.”

How would you summarise Ntseki’s tenure as Bafana Bafana?

3. On Tuesday, Kaizer Chiefs lost – again. This time to 14th placed TTM,

what did you make of the game and do you think Kaizer Chiefs will finish in the Top 8 this season?

Same story for Kaizer Chiefs, mistakes lead to goals, We can just cut my audio from what I said about them last time they lost…

Will they make the Top 8?

4. Another struggling Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have only won three of their last 10 games in all competitions,

Is it time for Orlando Pirates to let go of their coach?

5. Let’s take a flight overseas where both Manchester City and Chelsea won their Uefa Champions League semi-final games 2-0 against PSG and Real Madrid respectively.

City won their tie 4-1 against the Parisians whilst The Blues won theirs 3-1 against Los Blancos

What did you make of both semi-final games?

6. Jose Mourinho will take over as Italian Serie A side Roma head coach next season,

After his disappointing showing at Spurs, why do you think Roma hired Jose?

7. Quick Hits!

7.1 Going into the final four games of the season, Sundowns are on 54, whilst 2nd placed Amazulu are on 50 but Sundowns have a game in hand, It’s looking more likely that Downs are going to win it all, or do you still think Amazulu could spring a surprise?

7.2 Manchester United will meet Villareal in the Europa League final after both teams overcame AS Roma and Arsenal respectively

Have they deserved finalists?

7.3 Weighing in on SAFA appointing Hugo Broos as Bafana Bafana coach, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Manqoba Mngqithi said [quote] I think we have had too many foreign coaches [close quote]

Does he have a point?

7.4 CAF announced on Thursday that the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers were postponed until September due to the global Covid-19 pandemic

Besides the pandemic, should this be seen as a good or bad thing for Bafana Bafana and their preparations?

7.5 In four months at Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel has now beaten Zinedine Zidane, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Diego Simeone twice, José Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti! And without conceding a single goal either in those seven matches.

His contract is until the end of the season…

Should they just give him the new contract now even before the champions league final?

7.6 Pep Guardiola dedicated Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final win to former players like Joe Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany & David Silva saying [quote] “I want to share it with all of them because without them it can not be possible to be here.” [close quote]

Is it a big deal or not a big deal that he didn’t mention Yaya Toure?

By Cheez

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Top 10 Reasons Lionel Messi Is Leaving Barcelona

Messi’s contract at Barcelona comes to an end and the conclusion of the 2020/2021 season. PSG have offered Lionel Messi a gigantic contract to lure him away from Barcelona. Here are the reasons why Messi will leave Barca.

1. New Challange

Lionel Messi relocated to Spain to join Barcelona when he was 13 years old. He was in Barcelona before his voice broke and before he knew what porn was. That’s a long time. 

Lionel Messi has won everything with Barcelona. It’s time for him to find a new challenge elsewhere. 

2. GOAT argument

The Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Greatest Of All Time Debate (GOAT) debate has been a hot one in bars, barbershops, and nail spas for a number of years. 

When the Ronaldo Stans play the He Has Done It In More Than One League card the Messi supporters do not have a comeback. Cristiano Ronaldo has dominated the English, Spanish and Italian leagues whilst Messi has only conquered the Spanish Laliga. 

Look, you’d be an idiot to think Messi wouldn’t crush it in another league but most of us are idiots and Messi knows that. Doing it in another country would pretty much seal his GOAT case.  

3. Barcelona’s financial situation

Barcelona are broke. Well, relatively speaking. They owe a lot of money. Barcelona are $1.3 billion in debt

This limits them in the amount of money they can offer him and the quality of players they can bring in. 


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4. PSG’s Crazy Offer

Whilst Barcelona are broke, PSG are far from it. Last week they apparently made Lionel Messi an offer he can’t refuse. We don’t know the numbers yet but word on the internet streets is signing their contract would make him the highest-paid footballer and then some. 

5. Neymar and Mbappe

A move to PSG would see him play with two of the best players on planet earth after him. 

6. Champions League

The last time Barcelona won the Champions League I was still considered to be young, masks weren’t in fashion and, Iggy Azalea had a hit song. It was 2015, a much simpler time. When you could stand close enough to people to smell their breath when they talked. 

Barcelona have not been able to win the prestigious trophy in European football since then. And to tell the truth, they haven’t looked like a team that could. Cristiano Ronaldo has five Champions League winners medals Lionel Messi has three. 

7. Barcelona may need to rebuild

Every club gets to a stage where they press the reset button. Barcelona are in debt and their best players are a thousand years old. The future does look bright with players like Ansu Fati and Pedri. But, Messi is old he doesn’t have time to wait for those guys to hit their prime.


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8. No relationship with the board

Lionel Messi has never liked the Barcelona hierarchy. This is the only way he is similar to you and me in that he hates his bosses. 

9. No winning project

If we compare Barcelona to the best teams in Europe they are definitely in the top 10. But, I’m not sure I would put them in the top 5. 

They aren’t at that level now, they don’t have much money so they won’t be able to buy players to take them to that echelon any time soon. 

10. We’d like to see him play for another team

This is more about us than it is about him. We, as fans, would like to see Messi wear another jersey. Barcelona will always be his home and we have seen the best of him there but FIFA can’t be the only place we see him play for another team. 

We’d like to see if he could be as good in another system in another country. 

By Cheez

Don’t forget to tune into ‘The Soccer Podcast With No Name’ podcast every Thursdays at 17h00 pm. Also follow me on TwitterFacebookTikTok, and Instagram.

 

10 Reasons Gavin Hunt’s Kaizer Chiefs Is Performing So Bad

Gavin Hunt’s first season at Kaizer Chiefs has been, to put it politely, underwhelming. It may be fitting to call it a disaster, here are the 10 reasons why:

1. Not Being Able To Sign Players

Kaizer Chiefs were unable to sign players for the last two transfer windows due to a FIFA transfer ban. It’s always difficult for a new coach to succeed at a new team without being able to make personnel changes that he sees fit. 

2. The Goalkeeping Situation

Gavin Hunt’s two goalkeeping options at Kaizer Chiefs: Daniel Akpeyi and Itumeleng Khune, have not performed well this season. Akpeyi is known to have butterfingers and Khune this season has made some uncharacteristic mistakes that cost them points. In addition to their goalkeeping errors, Gavin Hunt constant rotation of the two could not be helping the situation. 


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3. Defensive Mistakes 

Gavin Hunt has lamented the mistakes of his defence. Nowadays, it has become too easy to score against Kaizer Chiefs. Should we blame the defensive coaching or should we blame the lack of quality defenders? We do not have the answer to that question yet. 

4. Kaizer Chief’s Squad’s Confidence

Gavin Hunt adopted a team that was low on confidence. After being on top of the table for 90% of the 2019/2020 season, Kaizer Chiefs lost the league title on the last matchday to Mamelodi Sundowns. That must have been a traumatic experience for most of the squad. Players low on confidence second guess every decision they make on the field. They would be better suited to play on instinct. 

5. No Supporters Being Allowed in the Stadium

It may not be a big deal for other DSTV Premiership teams but it is for Kaizer Chiefs. Amakhosi supporters pack stadiums where ever their team plays. Crowd support plays a role in giving confidence to players. 

6. Gavin Hunt’s Rigid Tactics

Kaizer Chiefs have become somewhat predictable under coach Gavin Hunt. All you have to do as an opposing coach is put your best defender on their centre forward (Castro or Nurkovic) set your team up narrow, force them to go wide, and be the first man to the ball when they cross it. 

7. Kaizer Chief’s Experienced Players Under-Performing

Itumeleng Khune, Samir Nurković, Lebogang Manyama, Willard Katsande (in his defence, he has hardly played), Eric Mathoho, Daniel Akpeyi, and Benard Parker have all had sub-par seasons. 


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8. Gavin Hunt Playing Players in Wrong Positions

Daniel Cardoso is not a central midfielder, Njabulo Blom is not a central midfielder, Siyabonga Ngezana is not a fullback. 

9. Gavin Hunt Playing Players That Are Off Form

As mentioned before, some of his senior players have not come to the party but Gavin Hunt has insisted on playing them and not going other players a chance. 

10. Gavin Hunt’s Reliance On Samir Nurkovic and Castro

It may be that Gavin Hunt needs them for his game plan but there doesn’t seem to be a plan B. Both strikers are target men who are physical and good headers of the ball but they are one-dimensional. Kaizer Chiefs may need another strategy to employ when their strikers aren’t having the best of games. 

By Cheez

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Arsene Wenger on European Super League: “I’m not surprised it didn’t last long.”

It seems as though the European Super League isn’t happening. All six Premier League clubs that were part of the breakaway 12 have pulled out. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he isn’t shocked the European Super League isn’t happening. 

Wenger on beIN Sports “ I’m not surprised [the European Super League] didn’t last long. I never believed from the start it would happen. It ignored the basic principles of sporting merit. If you ignore that you kill the domestic leagues, so fans would never accept that. Rightly so.”

This has been the common consensus amongst football supporters and pundits in England. They believe the European Super League will kill their domestic leagues. 


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The owners certainly didn’t expect a strong negative reaction from all of football’s stakeholders. They made a u-turn on their grand plans as soon as things started getting hot in the kitchen. 

We don’t know where the other six non-English clubs now stand as far the European Super League is concerned, but in my estimation, I think the jig is up.

The Premier League is the biggest football league on the planet and their teams are supported by millions. Their popularity is what would have made the ESL commercially appealing to sponsors and broadcasters. 

By Cheez

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A Quick Primer On The European Super League (ESL)

The European Super League (ESL) seems to be real. Twelve of Europes biggest clubs have conspired and now set in motion a breakaway league. Here is a quick primer of what we know about the ESL so far: 

What is the European Super League (ESL)?

A statement from the European Super League said: “Twelve of Europe’s leading football clubs have today come together to announce they have agreed to establish a new mid-week competition, the Super League, governed by its Founding Clubs.”

“It is anticipated that a further three clubs will join ahead of the inaugural season, which is intended to commence as soon as practicable.”

The league will be governed by its founding clubs who are: AC Milan, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur.

Why would these clubs want to break away?

Well, the reason Europe’s elite clubs want to break away from their respective domestic leagues is because of one reason and one only.

Here is a clue: the word starts with the letter ‘M’ and rhymes with money. 

M.O.N.E.Y!!!!!

The pandemic has hit Europes biggest clubs in the pocket. They feel this is a way to recoup the money lost and also make a lot more of it in the future.

Barcelona are over €1 Billion in debt and Real Madrid’s debt is around €700 million. Initial reports say clubs in the ESL will make around €300 million per season. 


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What has the reaction by football’s governing bodies been?

FIFA, UEFA and other football governing have condemned the breakaway movement. 

FIFA said: “As previously announced by FIFA and the six Federations, the clubs concerned will be banned from playing in any other competition at domestic, European or world level, and their players could be denied the opportunity to represent their national teams.”

Premier League also came out with a statement which read: “The Premier League condemns any proposal that attacks the principles of open competition and sporting merit which are at the heart of the domestic and European football pyramid.

“A European Super League (ESL) will undermine the appeal of the whole game, and have a deeply damaging impact on the immediate and future prospects of the Premier League and its member clubs, and all those in football who rely on our funding and solidarity to prosper.”

What has the reaction by supporters been?

Some supporters expressed their excitement on seeing their club play the best teams in Europe week-in, week-out. But the majority of the response has been negative. A common consensus amongst supporters on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube is the ESL will kill football and this is nothing but a money grab by greedy owners. 

Where are we now?

The Super League clubs have sent a letter to FIFA president Gianno Infantino and UEFA counterpart Aleksander Ceferin stating the ESL has already been underwritten by funding of £3.5 billion from a financial institution. Investment bank JP Morgan have said it is financing the new breakaway competition.

It seems as though the 12 clubs are dead serious. Even after the backlash of the past 24 hours, all 12 “founding clubs” of the European Super League have quit their committee positions with UEFA and the ECA (European Club Association).

This is a major risk these clubs are taking. What if the league gets stale after a few years, the ESL collapses, where will the clubs stand after being booted out of their respective domestic leagues?  Bayern Munich has been tentative whilst Borussia Dortmund and PSG have announced that they are not interested in joining the ESL. 

It seems as of right now it’s a game of chicken and who will have the leverage when all parties involved meet at the negotiating table. 

By Cheez

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Jose Mourinho Replies To Paul Pogba’s Comments: “I Would Like To Say I Couldn’t Care Less With What He Says.”

I’m sure you thought you had seen the last of the Jose Mourinho Paul Pogba beef when the former was sacked by Manchester United.

In an interview he did with Sky Sports this week, Paul Pogba resurrected the conflict by criticising Jose Mourinho’s man-management. Mourinho was asked about it in his post-game interview after his team’s 2-2 draw with Everton last night. The Portuguese tactician expressed his disinterest in entertaining any of the negative comments made by Paul Pogba.

https://twitter.com/footballdaily/status/1383167814501068801


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Paul Pogba felt Mourinho “went against players”. Something that new Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t do.

Jose Mourinho’s old school managerial style of calling out his players in public doesn’t seem to resonate well with the millennials. Maybe he thinks being critical of his players in the media is a motivator. But it isn’t. It instead causes friction in the dressing room and news for us bloggers. 

‘Losing the dressing room’ has been an issue Jose Mourinho has had to deal with in his past couple of managerial jobs. He left Real Madrid, Chelsea, and Manchester United under those negative circumstances. And it seems as though the axe is not so far away in Tottenham because players are apparently ‘fed up‘ with his constant blaming.

If Paul Pogba stays at Manchester United and Jose Mourinho escapes the employment reaper and Spurs, this isn’t the last instalment of this beef. 

By Cheez

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Zlatan Ibrahimović Facing Career Ending Ban From Football

The man who refers to himself in 3rd person is going to, for the first time in his career, humble himself whilst  FIFA and UEFA investigate his involvement with a Malta-based gambling company. Should Zlatan Ibrahimović be found guilty, he is looking at a career-ending 3-year ban from football. All because he was stupid enough to keep ties with a betting company while still playing. 

This is sooo UnZlatan-like. 

Zlatan’s Stockholm-based company Unknown AB owns 10 per cent of the shares of Bethard, a gambling site with offices in Malta. FIFA and UEFA regulations do not allow footballers who play in their competitions to have a financial interest in gambling companies.


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Ibrahimović may have thought he found a loophole when he moved to the United States’ Major League Soccer. When he signed to the MLS and stopped playing for the Swedish National Team he figured he wasn’t subject to the FIFA and UEFA rules on betting anymore. That changed when he moved to Milan and returned to the National Team.

Somebody should have told him:

  1. MLS is governed by USSF, in turn, governed by CONCACAF that is part of the 6 confederate federations in FIFA. Art. 1 and 2 on the FIFA code of ethics state that the betting article (26.2) must be part of the confederations and the players are covered by this regulation. It came into force in the summer of 2018. So he was part of these rules when he played in MLS.
  2.  FIFA and UEFA take conflicts of interest over betting quite serious since the match-fixing scandals from a few years back.  Zlatan was so arrogant he even appeared in an advertisement for the betting company.

It seems as though Zlatan was begging for a ban with his actions. Let’s hope for his sake he gets a slap on the write the game would be the same without the Lion. 

By Cheez

Don’t forget to tune into ‘The Soccer Podcast With No Name’ podcast every Thursday at 17h00 pm. Also follow me on TwitterFacebookTikTok, and Instagram. 

 

 

The Soccer Podcast With No Name (Yet) Ep.30

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Topics on today’s show!

1. Pitso Mosimane is not interested in the Bafana coaching job,

Is Pitso being unpatriotic or is he well within his rights to not be interested in working with SAFA again?

2. Speaking of the Bafana Bafana job, TimesLIVE has reported that Philippe Troussier and Carlos Queiroz tell Safa they want the Bafana Bafana coaching job.

Which of the two would you like to take Bafana Bafana over?

3. After a less than impressive start to his Kaizer Chiefs coaching career, Gavin Hunt still insists he can win with Kaizer Chiefs.

He said on KickOFF: “the club has brought me here to win trophies, and they will win trophies with me”

How confident are you that Gavin Hunt is the right man to end Amakhosi’s drought?

4. Let’s move overseas to the Champions League.

In the quarter-final second legs, PSG lost 0-1 to Bayern but held on to win the game 3-3 on the away goals rule, Chelsea went down 0-1 to Porto but won the tie 2-1 on aggregate. Last night Liverpool couldn’t overcome their 3-1 first-leg deficit when they drew 0-0 with Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Dortmund 2-1 again to win the tie 4-2 on aggregate.

What did you make of all the games and results?

5. In the Champions League semi-final, Chelsea will go up against Real Madrid and Manchester City will lock horns with PSG,

who are your favourites to make it to the final and why?

6. There are a couple of very good players in this year’s free-agent class: Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Sergio Aguero, David Alaba, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jerome Boateng and Javi Martinez.

Which players will be the most sort after and by which teams?

7. Quick Hits

7.1 PSG star Neymar has confirmed he is set to renew his contract with PSG saying: “This (renewal with PSG) is no longer an issue. Obviously, I feel very comfortable and at home here at PSG. I feel happier than I was before.”

Is it a wise move by Neymar to stay at PSG?

7.2 Recent Ballon d’Or Feminin winner Megan Rapinoe has made an emotional plea to Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and other football stars to become involved in the fight against racism.

How can the two GOATS help?

7.3 Speaking of racism, EPL clubs are set to boycott social media for a full matchday weekend to protest against racial abuse,

Do you think this boycott will make a difference?

7.4 Reports from Italy say Manchester United may pursue a swap deal with Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba, surprisingly enough the Manchester United fans on social media are not for the idea…

Do you think it would be a good move for United?

7.5 Sticking with Pogba, The French superstar signed a deal with Amazon and set his first project with the streaming giant: A documentary series about his life, titled The Pogmentary.

Out of 10, what’s your excitement level?

7.6 Sundowns host Orlando Pirates today in the Quarter-final of the Nedbank Cup,

Who do you got?

Sergio Ramos Has Rejected Real Madrid’s Contract Extension Offer

Real Madrid are in the semi-finals of the Uefa Champions League. They are second in LaLiga and with 8 games to go, they are only one point behind log leaders Atletico Madrid. Zinedine Zidane’s team could have a very good last stretch of the season. But there is one nagging problem. Captain and heart and soul of the team Sergio Ramos has rejected Real Madrid’s contract extension.

According to ‘AS’, the main reason why Sergio Ramos is turning down a new contract at Real Madrid is because he is being told to take a 10% pay cut. Real Madrid, like many of us, have been under financial strain due to the pandemic. Madrid are reportedly carrying out that reduction on all the first team players’ salaries, as well as those of the B team, the basketball side and the board.


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Sergio Ramos is 35 years old and reaching the end of his prime. It would make sense for him to be looking for one last major payday in the twilight of his career. Looking at the age of the Real Madrid team, I think it’s time for them to rebuild with younger players.

It doesn’t seem as though Madrid are willing to meet his demands because Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has informed him if he doesn’t sign that they’ll have to plan the next season without him. Ramos replied with a casual “Go ahead and do it”. It’s likely that this may very well be Sergio Ramos’ last season at Real Madrid. It’s a shame that supporters won’t be around to bid the legend farewell.

There are a couple of very good players in this year’s free-agent class: Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Sergio Aguero, David Alaba, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jerome Boateng and Javi Martinez. The only issue with signing any of these megastars would be a team would have to be willing to decimate their payroll because these dudes are high earners. 

By Cheez

Don’t forget to tune into ‘The Soccer Podcast With No Name’ podcast every Thursday at 17h00 pm. Also follow me on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and Instagram.