We visited veteran football agent Rob Jansen – whose clients include Ronald Koeman and Daley Blind – to discuss the latest developments in the wild world of transfers.
In the mid-nineties, Barcelona and Real Madrid embarrassed each other in El Clasico with uncanny symmetry. It was a reminder that even the loftiest champions must learn the value of a humbling defeat.
In November 1994, Manchester United were thumped 4-0 by a team that I had neither heard of nor seen play. Their name was FC Barcelona, and they were truly magnificent.
As a player, Ronald Koeman's route to success was fairly straightforward. But, as a manager, he's followed a far more interesting path to the top – and is a better boss for it.
In the penultimate portion of our Premier League Review, we discuss the self-possessed sexiness of Everton’s Dutch saviour.
Fifteen years ago, Ajax were blessed with two brilliant young talents. In a 20-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, they had a tantalising prospect; in Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhami – Mido for short – they had an even better one.
In part two of our Premier League previews we're assessing the fortunes of Crystal Palace, Everton, Hull City and Leicester City.
As we lament the last day of the season, we can at least take solace in Spurs doing a Spurs and all the banter about bomb scares.
Ronald Koeman's plucky Southampton brushed aside Newcastle at the weekend, while mighty Leicester City took another huge step towards the title. For all that and more, it's our Premier League Review.
This weekend's top Premier League stories came from the instantly impactful Austin, Alli's worldie, and a badly timed case of the Mertesackers.
Newspaper curses, 30-minute substitutions and the Pirlo belter to end all Pirlo belters.