Victor Moses Alex Hess takes a look at some of the players who have outperformed expectations so far this term
FFTWATN Pogba replaced Ryan Giggs at half-time in a League Cup win over Leeds – but what happened to the rest of his team-mates that day?
Gareth Southgate It’s not all waistcoats and being polite: these are the ways that Southgate has transformed the Three Lions, from wielding the axe to breaking a curse
Tottenham Hotspur The outgoing Spurs manager didn’t deliver silverware – but he built a project and left a legacy that fans will cherish for a long time
FFT 100 Greatest The imperious Italian spent 25 years at Milan achieving glory and acclaim as one of the greatest defenders football has ever seen
Radamel Falcao Don't get sucked into investing emotionally in those big money deadline deals. They rarely work out, says Alex Hess...
Garry Monk The Swansea boss has been tipped as a future England manager. Alex Hess warns that such predictions may be premature...
Adam Lallana The Englishman struggled under Brendan Rodgers and his inability to last a match became notorious, but he’s now thriving under Jurgen Klopp against all expectations, writes Alex Hess…
Premier League When Manchester United supporters attacked Ed Woodward's home this week, it was just the latest example of a cultural shift towards blaming the boardroom for failures on the pitch
Chelsea Even success in the Europa League may not save Maurizio Sarri. But why are the Stamford Bridge faithful so opposed to his “progressive” playing style?
Premier League As 34-year-old Dani Alves prepares to join Manchester City, Alex Hess recalls the international stars who turned up late to the Premier League party – and then showed their class
Premier League Not our opinion: it’s the raw data from our pals at STATS which tells us these men avoided goals like the plague during their time in the Premier League
FFT100 A back-to-back Premier League champion with different clubs – one of them the most unlikely title winners in English football history. Is the Frenchman really this good? Just try watching his teams without him...
Premier League From titanic defenders to free-scoring strikers, Alex Hess assesses the players who've started this Premier League season like a train
Premier League The Portuguese’s public lashings don’t seem to be having the desired effects upon his players – so are the days gone for iron fists?
Barcelona He’s been neither bad nor brilliant at the Camp Nou, but already the Barça board are weighing up the possibility of cashing in. What gives?
Premier League Alex Hess picks apart some of the key issues ahead of the fourth round of fixtures in England's top flight
Memphis Depay Eighteen months on from his spell at Old Trafford ending with a whimper, the Dutch winger is playing with a bang as he returns to Manchester in the Champions League, writes Alex Hess
Chelsea He's about to end his difficult Chelsea spell after similar struggles at Real Madrid and Juventus – indicative of a player who just hasn't been quite good enough to make such a grade, writes Alex Hess
Premier League Virgil van Dijk and Raheem Sterling are set for a clean sweep of the individual awards this term, but these stars outside the top bracket deserve some love too
Jack Wilshere The 24-year-old Arsenal midfielder’s loan move to Bournemouth caught everyone off guard, but perhaps it’s been a while coming. Alex Hess assesses the situation…
Jürgen Klopp Alex Hess evaluates the German’s Anfield adventure 35 games in, as his Merseysiders bid to topple their M62 rivals in Europe...
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