It’s no secret that transfer fees have absolutely exploded over the last few years, particularly in relation to young players. The three most expensive teenage transfers to date are Matthijs de Ligt to Juventus, for £67.5 million, Joao Felix to Atletico Madrid, for £114 million, and Kylian Mbappe to PSG, for £116 million. Those are some seriously huge transfers, and two of them happened this summer, whilst the other came just 12 months ago.
We’re approaching the latter stage of the 2019 Under-20 World Cup right now, although our English viewers may not have been paying much attention, since the Three Lions became the sixth consecutive reigning U20 World Cup champions to fail to qualify for the next tournament.
Well, today is the day, the ninth and final installment of our look at the 7 best footballers in each position in world football. We may well do another video on the 7 best managers, and we will certainly do one on our combined HITC Sevens World XI after that, but today is the turn of the centre-forwards.
Lautaro Martinez has been linked with a move to the Premier League after a fine Serie A season with Inter Milan, Manchester City and Chelsea are keen.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will take on Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The Spurs keeper kept out Aguero's penalty when the two Premier League sides locked horns in the Champions League.
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is competing for the golden boot alongside Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
We have recently given our views on the seven greatest attacking trios, midfield trios and back fours of all time. There were lots of comments asking us to do similar videos based purely on the here and now, so that’s exactly what we’re going to do with attacking trios today, and if this video does well, we’ll do it for the others as well.
Football Manager 2019 Beta has been available for a while now, and the full game comes out in just a few days. Wow, Sports Interactive really ought to be paying me for this kind of promotion, or at least have given me a free copy.
We have now looked at the last 7 top scorers at the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Liverpool, and today we turn our attention to the next most requested side, Atletico Madrid.
The Liverpool skipper struggled in this afternoon's win it seems.
The Liverpool striker helped his side to all three points today.
Leeds United were undone away at Charlton Athletic today.
Adam Forshaw is fit for Leeds United's game today - and Noel Whelan claims that he'll start.
The Hoops ace had a mediocre game by his standards as the Parkhead side relinquished their 100 percent record this season.
The Spanish goalkeeper is being slammed by West Ham United fans.
Glasgow Rangers were rampant against their opponents at Ibrox today as Steven Gerrard steered his side to within a point off top spot in the table.
The Aston Villa-linked goalkeeper struggled on Friday night.
The Baggies loanee is quick becoming a fan favourite for the West Brom contingent as the Hawthorns side remains unbeaten in the Championship this season.
Fabio Cardoso spent a year at Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers.
Sergio Agüero is expected to return to training with Manchester City as scheduled despite the “dizzy spell” he endured at half-time during Argentina’s friendly defeat against Nigeria in Krasnodar on Tuesday night.
It was a night that will go down in history in more ways than one as Sergio Agüero wrote his name into the record books by registering his 178th goal for Manchester City to move one ahead of Eric Brook and become the club’s all-time leading scorer.
Sergio Agüero is hopeful of being available for Manchester City’s home game with Stoke City on Saturday in what would be a surprise early return from the rib injury the striker suffered in a car crash less than two weeks ago.