Borussia Dortmund, like Atletico Madrid, is one of the few teams in Europe or that have had the privilege of housing“classic” strikers within their ranks; strikers that deliver both in tactical roles as well as important goals.

Lewandoski started out there during Jurgen Klopp’sreignas the Pole was not shy to show what he could do with his frame and his keen goal poaching sense. It wasn’t long before perennial bundesliga star-poachers him to Munich. That marriage has by the way yielded 77 goals in 96competitive matches over the course of 3 seasons.

The Borussen were however – after initially struggling to fill the hole left behind by the six foot one – able to landShaktarDonesk’sAubameyang. The Gabonese turned out to be another world class poacher in his own right and even topped this season’s bundesliga goal scoring chart with another former Borussia Dortmund player not too far behind in the second spot – Lewandoski. Continue reading BALLOTELLI TO DORTMUND BETTER BE A JOKE

Eden Hazard As The Next Captain

Eden Hazard who is known as a great midfielder plays for Belgian National Team and Chelsea.

After achieving the PFA Player of the Year and the Premier League title last year, the Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has shown outstanding performances that let other teams likes Blues down. The next term can be a great start for this Belgian player under Antonia Conte as he may be chosen as the ideal captain in place of John Terry. Hazard has always been ranked as one of the best footballer player in the world by his team, commentators and also his coach.

The 25 year old midfielder may be the best choice for the West London Club. Even if Terry decides to stay with an extension at Stamford Bridge, he may be in a role that may not be significant when you consider his age. Conte has plenty of responsibilities when he takes charge and the prime focus will be the defense. The vice caption will be the main person for all purposes similar to Terry when Marcel Desailly was towards the end of his career at Chelsea. The current vice president of Chelsea is Branislav Ivanovic. Continue reading Eden Hazard As The Next Captain

José Mourinho says that the English culture of football will probably prevent the world

Chelsea boss José Mourinho says that the English culture of football will probably prevent the world from seeing the best of Eden Hazard.

The Chelsea winger managed to win the PFA and the football writers Player of the Year award. He has had a sensational campaign in which he has contributed almost 30 goals from 44 appearances in all competitions. Mourinho reckons thatHazard is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi when it comes to the best player in the world. Messi and Ronaldo have both been scoring lots of goals in the last five years, but Mourinho reckons that this largely because of playing in Spain.

The Spanish league is largely dominated by Real Madrid and Barcelona, who managed to win most matches during a season. It has not been so surprising to see these two teams achieve 100 points over the course of a campaign. Along the way, this domination has also helped Messi and Ronaldo achieve improbable figures when it comes to scoring. Mourinho reckons that it is almost impossible for Hazard reach the same levels when he is playing his football in the English league, which is far more tougher. The Belgian wizard has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich and Madrid in the last few weeks. Continue reading José Mourinho says that the English culture of football will probably prevent the world