Football Tactics for Beginners: The Makelele Role

Very rarely are football terms named after the footballers themselves, one example is of course the famousCruyff turn,but the most famous of our generation is “The Makelele Role”. ...
Tyrell Mckenzie
Tyrell is a 21 year old Newcastle fan who stays in London. Alan Shearer is his idol and he hopes Rafael Benitez stays and leads them back to their glory days.

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PSG will have a tough summer ahead of them with both Neymar and Mbappe attracting the attention of top clubs around Europe. Even with all the investment, PSG will struggle to hold on to their top stars as the French League’s standard and glamour doesn’t match up to the English, Spanish, or the Italian leagues. It is highly unlikely that either Mbappe or Neymar will be at PSG in the near future unless they are completely priced out of the reach of the other top clubs. But with FFP regulations, it remains to be seen whether PSG can continue to pay their salaries and hold onto them.


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