Rangnick’s tactics against Crystal Palace!

Rangnick’s first game at Manchester United showcased a number of tactical intricacies which ultimately resulted in United producing a good, well-rounded & compact performance for the first time this year.

Below, in this in-depth analysis, I showcase how he achieved that.

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Arteta’s Arsenal’s expectations should be tempered ahead of Anfield visit!

There’s been lots of talk about Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal lately, and rightly so because the Spaniard is undertaking a top rebuilding job. However, ahead of their difficult away trip at Anfield, I take a deep dive into the game and why expectations should be tempered.

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How to judge the quality of a project – case study

The only way to judge the long-term future of a top club with its current manager is to look at the system he has implemented and ask yourself ‘will this team win a league with this system on the assumption the manager gets what he wants in the market?’

I applied that to Spurs.

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How to rebuild a football club – a specific example – Newcastle United’s takeover!

In the midst of Newcastle becoming the richest club in the world (to the extent that they are 10x richer than the filthy rich Man City), there’s been lots of talk about which players the club should sign. This is normal for fans, but the club shouldn’t think like this.

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How to rebuild a football club the hard (but only) way – the blueprint!

A criticism attributed towards managers such as Solskjaer and Arteta at the beginning of their rebuilds at their respective clubs centered around the fact that ‘smaller’ teams played more attractive and dangerous football than them, but this line of thinking is linear.

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Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool – The most complete team in the world!

Liverpool are a special team who are massively going under the radar. They are easily the most complete team in the world. I picked them to win the league at the start of the year because of this, but I think they’re owed credit that they’re not receciving at this time.

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