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Articles by Michael Yokhin

Munir El Haddadi Barcelona
9 January 2019
Great value is hard to find right now, but these stars from Spain could be intriguing to top-flight clubs says Michael Yokhin
Kepa Arrizabalaga
Chelsea have gambled on the potential of a 23-year-old Spain international who, like David de Gea before him, may take time to adjust to the Premier League, writes Michael Yokhin
Caglar Soyuncu
9 August 2018
Introducing the 22-year-old Freiburg stopper who's being hotly linked with a Premier League switch this summer – as profiled by Michael Yokhin 
31 July 2018
Journeying from Guinea to France as a teenage footballer brought rejections, setbacks and challenges – yet Liverpool’s new signing fought through them all, as Michael Yokhin explains
Lisandro Semedo
26 July 2018
Featuring a South American World Cup star and the best in young Dutch talent: Michael Yokhin on the Eredivisie stars who Premier League clubs should be investing in
11 July 2018
Croatia are in a World Cup semi-final, but that hasn't been a cause for mass celebration back home. Michael Yokhin on a nation divided between their admirable football team and behind-the-scenes turmoil
6 July 2018
England’s breakdown bother, Antoine Griezmann’s ultimate challenge and Brazil’s missing man – Michael Yokhin outlines a key query hanging over every team still at Russia 2018
Neymar Tite
30 June 2018
Jogi Löw has done an Arsene Wenger, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is unmissed and the hosts have won already – Michael Yokhin on 10 talking points from Russia 2018
Lukas Podolski Germany
19 June 2018
How can you shine at World Cups yet look hapless at QPR? Michael Yokhin profiles the men who've starred at international level, but underperformed through their club careers
Thiago Silva
16 June 2018
Before his rise as one of the world's great defenders, his career – and life – was nearly over. This World Cup takes the Brazilian back to his brush with death, as Michael Yokhin explains