Category: Diego Godín

Manchester United were never going to be able to lure Diego Godin away from Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone reiterates Atletico’s statement of intent by keeping hold of players like Antoine Griezmann and the chance for youngsters to shine at the ICC. Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey insists the team is fully behind their ‘best player’ Antoine Griezmann ahead of the new La Liga season. When the […]

Manchester United make Diego Godin transfer enquiry – sources

The Premier League is back! Who are the bookies’ favorites to lift the trophy in 2019? Steve Nicol, Paul Mariner and Julien Laurens look ahead to what could be a perilous season ahead for Manchester United. Julien Laurens believes Paul Pogba wants to stay at Manchester United despite reported bids […]

Atletico Madrid should cash in on Diego Godin now after fine World Cup

Uruguay’s Diego Godin was arguably the best defender at this summer’s World Cup, but the 32-year-old centre-back could actually now be surplus to requirements at his club, Atletico Madrid. Rumours that Atletico and Godin may end an eight-year association first began just after the domestic season ended, with Diego Simeone’s […]

Messi Modric Ronaldo stars who might not feature at 2022 World Cup

Julien Laurens takes issue with ESPNFC.com’s omission of France’s N’Golo Kante in their World Cup team of the tournament. After Julien Laurens hails Paul Pogba’s role in France’s World Cup triumph, the FC crew examine whether the tournament was a new beginning for him. The 2018 World Cup is just […]

LIVE Transfer Talk: Juventus planning Diego Godin swoop after Cristiano Ronaldo signing

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid for quite an expensive fee, but the FC guys feel everyone involved in the transfer comes out a winner. Martin Ainstein discusses the many different reasons as to why Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid parted ways. ESPN FC’s Stewart Robson and Craig Burley explain just […]

Diego Godin is showing at World Cup that he is the best defender in football

The guys respond to your tweets about Brazil-Mexico, Simeone for Argentina, Uruguay’s World Cup chances and Mbappe’s performance against Cavani’s. It was a famous year for footballers called Diego. Famously, Diego Maradona won the World Cup in 1986. Less famously, Diego Godin was born. Thirty-two years on, this probably will […]

World Cup team of the round led by Hirving Lozano Cristiano Ronaldo Harry Kane

Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez explain how Juan Carlos Osorio’s tactics played a big role in Mexico’s defeat of Germany at the World Cup. Craig Burley believes if Germany are to rebound from their “Mexico wake-up call”, they’ll need to rethink both their tactics and starting XI. Raphael Honigstein joins […]