Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings– Is increasing short-termism in football putting even more of the power in the players’ hands?

Despite significant changes to the senior management team, my club Arsenal once again find themselves in a situation where they look like losing a player who has seemingly chosen to run down his contract rather than commit to a new deal. Thinking back to this time last season, we were going through almost identical will-they-won’t-they-sign […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Is Paul Pogba turning out to be Mourinho’s latest misjudgement?

The increasingly public spat between José Mourinho and Paul Pogba, sparked by the French midfielder’s recent underwhelming form, has provoked a lot of debate across the football-focused media about which of the two parties should carry the blame. Is it Mourinho’s fault for not playing Pogba in his reportedly preferred position? Or does the blame […]