Graham Potter’s Brighton have been a big topic of conversation this season. Understat’s expected model says that Brighton should be 3rd in the league. They are expected to have scored 41 goals but have only scored 26 and they’ve also conceded 4 more than excepted.

Yesterday, this tweet from…


With the Euros belatedly planned to come this summer, fans are already looking ahead to what the strongest starting lineup is going to be. As usual, I’ve seen some ludicrious suggestions and people tend to disagree with my England opinions. I haven’t really decided my XI yet but I’m going…


There are two ways to judge a transfer:

  1. How good the transfer was at the time. Did it make sense? Did we get good value?
  2. Outcome. Did the transfer work out? Did they meet expectation?

For example, Naby Keita was a great signing on paper. He was excellent at Leipzig…


This article was written in March 2020.

Dele is still only 23 years old, turning 24 next month. This season he has 7 goals and 4 assists in the league, mainly playing as a number 10. He’s contributed to 0.55 expected goals and assists per 90. …


So hopefully you’ve seen that along with Jereon (@J__TP5), I’ve started a new project. Target Scouting is the site I’ll now be working on to try and cover as many players and prospects as possible.

You should check it out and follow us on Twitter. This piece is just going…


In my opinion Poland is an undervalued league which is worth monitoring for young players, as I explained in this article: Where to Scout in Europe.

Robert Gumny is a Polish U21 international who has been a name I’ve heard a lot over the past few seasons and I’ve finally…


Kudus is a 19 year old Ghanian international who plays for FC Nordsjælland in the Danish Superliga. They are currently 5th in the league. Like many Nordsjælland players, Kudus came through the Right to Dream academy in Ghana who do exceptional work and are worth looking at.

He plays as…


Camavinga is one of the hottest prospects in world football and has been catching headlines with impressive performances for Rennes since the start of the season. He’s already been linked with clubs such as Real Madrid, PSG, Liverpool and Spurs. …


We’re officially in lockdown in the UK now so my articles should continue. Make sure you’ve read my other ones this week on: Alejandro Pozo, Marc Cucurella, Joao Palhinha, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Robert Skov.

Today we’re looking Patrick Burner. The 23 year old French right back plays for Nice, who…


Robert Skov is a Danish international who caught the attention of many by breaking goalscoring records in the Danish Superliga aged 22, playing on the right wing. This impressive season earned him a £9m move to Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga from Copenhagen.

In the Superliga he scored 29 goals in…

Luke Griffin

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