Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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The goalkeeper broke into Lille's line-up and was one of the standout performers of 2013-14 with his match-saving efforts, earning him a spot in 2014's Goal 50

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ANALYSIS: There were some big-name drop-outs and exclusions from this year's rankings - who is likely to make a return and who is gone from the list forever?

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With deals expected to be concluded for the Southampton pair, the north Londoners are providing the tools their new boss needs to execute his unique philosophy swiftly

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Should Louis van Gaal continue his pursuit of Arturo Vidal - or would the likes of Kevin Strootman, Angel Di Maria or Marco Reus be a better option?

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Manchester United are happy to listen to offers for the midfielder, but the club's valuation of the player and his wages have proved to be a stumbling block for the Serie A side

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ANALYSIS: Germany might have won the World Cup, but was the strong performance of Spanish sides in Europe enough to relegate the Bundesliga into second place in our list?

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COMMENT: The Real Madrid and Portugal star may not be the greatest of all time, but has there ever been a player with such a perfect blend of technique and physique?

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Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal now looks set to stay in Turin this summer, but the 20-time Premier League champions need not panic with the Dutchman in charge

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With Southampton selling a number of their star players, including Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren and Adam Lallana, Goal looks at the biggest team auctions in football

Monday, 28 July 2014

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A few eyebrows may be raised at Arsene Wenger's willingness to spend so big on the 19-year-old but he offers technical ability, athleticism and versatility beyond his years

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The £20 million winger was afforded 45 minutes against Olympiacos on Sunday evening and showed glimpses of his potential, but faces stiff competition for a regular starting berth

Sunday, 27 July 2014

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The 27-year-old made his first appearance for Chelsea in their 2-1 friendly win over NK Olimpija Ljubljana and looked impressive alongside fellow debutant Diego Costa

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The Colombia international will soon complete his move to the Gunners from Ligue 1 side Nice. Goal profiles the 25-year-old ahead of the 2014-15 season kicking off

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The midfielder was crucial as Argentina reached the final and was unmatched by any other player in his position in Brazil

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Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham were all in action in the USA on Saturday night, with a handful of players catching the eye ahead of the new Premier League season

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The Tottenham midfielder, whose future at White Hart Lane has looked uncertain, impressed in an hour-long performance against the Chicago Fire on Saturday night

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The former Athletic Bilbao midfielder impressed in another encouraging performance against Roma, playing from the start before coming off at half time in a 3-2 victory

Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Arsene Wenger says that the Poland international will begin the season as his No.1 but admits that performances could see the Colombia international secure a starting spot

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In the final report in our series with Gatorade, Goal examines the lifestyle choices aspiring footballers need to make in order to reach the very top of the game