Best Goalscorer in 2018/19?

I’m going to look at some stats to see who was the best striker in Europe last season.  As usual with this blog, I am using data from understat.com, a great resource.  I looked at players who scored 10+ goals in Europe’s top 5 leagues last season (England, Spain, France, Germany and Italy).  This gave …

Comparing Haller v Perez – who scores more in 19/20?

In this blog I’m going to have a look at a couple of new strikers who have been brought in by West Ham and Leicester – Sebastien Haller and Ayoze Perez. Once again the stats used for this blog will be from understat.com. Leicester spent £30m to bring Perez from Newcastle.  This was to replace …

Chelsea – Who can replace Hazard?

The biggest transfer so far this summer is Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid for a reported £88m fee, that may rise up to £130m.  A quick cheap plug here, but the size of the upfront fee shows that the valuation of £80m that Crystal Palace have for Wilfried Zaha is insane.  I talked …

Neymar – Should he stay or should he go?

One of the biggest transfer stories of the summer has been Neymar requesting to leave PSG and hoping to go back to Barcelona.  In this blog I’m going to look at how well Neymar performed last season compared to both his PSG teammates and his peers at Barcelona.  I have also included Barcelona’s major summer …

Zaha to Arsenal – The £100m Question

This summer has seen Arsenal linked with a few players as they try to strengthen their squad for next season.  The main target seems to be Wilifried Zaha of Crystal Palace.  The fees quoted have ranged from £60-100m. In this blog I’m going to look to see if Zaha can improve Arsenal enough for it …

Robert Lewandowski

In this blog I am going to have a deep dive into Bayern Munich’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski. Lewandowski is of course a huge name in football, with a great goalscoring record, at club level and international level. Lewandowski recently signed a new 4 year deal with Bayern. Is this a good deal for Bayern, …

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