Month: October 2015
Two months ago even the most optimistic Liverpool fan could not imagine his team being led by Jurgen Klopp for 78% of the season. Yet the fact of the matter is that after sacking of Brendan Rodgers earlier this month the Board moved swiftly and lured Jurgen Klopp away from his one year sabbatical. Klopp arrives at Anfield carrying on his shoulders the weight of resurrecting another fallen giant after his exploits with Borussia Dortmund. He inherited a very expensively assembled under-performing squad from his Northern Irish predecessor which he will attempt to mould into a well drilled footballing machine.
The appointment of Rudi Garcia as manager for AS Roma signaled a change in fortune for the Italian capital club. Garcia joined Roma from Lille after his 2011 exploits won them their first Ligue 1 title since 1954. They were by far the most exciting team to watch in France with an abundance of attacking talent in a fast paced and zippy 4-3-3 formation. With Hazard and Gervinho flanking Moussa Sow, they resembled a French version of the mighty Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »