Articles by Kiyan Sobhani

Neymar predictions
13 June 2018
Prediction time! We can always just delete this post-tournament, right? 
Jurgen Klopp
25 May 2018
Zinedine Zidane's side boast a formidable array of talent, but flaws in Real's system show the route Liverpool can take to a famous victory, writes Kiyan Sobhani
Gareth Bale
1 May 2018
He may be the second-best goalscorer at the Bernabeu, but the Welshman's standing in Madrid is far from what it used to be. Kiyan Sobhani explores why 
Jurgen Klopp Pep Guardiola
5 April 2018
Liverpool's stunning 3-0 first-leg win over Manchester City means the German has bested Pep seven times in their 13 meetings – and now twice this season. Kiyan Sobhani evaluates why the Bearded One has such a hold on the world's most revered boss...
Jurgen Klopp Champions League
3 April 2018
It's getting tasty now. As two Premier League clubs prepare for battle against one another in the final eight, Kiyan Sobhani ponders the questions we'd like answering over the next fortnight
Lionel Messi
6 December 2017
Barça suffered a humbling summer – yet now sit five points clear in La Liga and beat Juventus to top spot in their Champions League group. Kiyan Sobhani explains how they’ve done it
N'Golo Kante
20 March 2017
Watching the almost-freakish Frenchman now, it's scarcely believable that he didn't play his first top-flight match until 2014. Just three seasons later the pint-sized force of nature is edging closer towards winning back-to-back Premier League titles – but how on earth did the quiet lad from a Parisian suburb get here? 
Mauricio Pochettino
3 January 2017
Kiyan Sobhani turns Mystic Meg to speculate about what might happen in the world of football next year
Zinedine Zidane
24 September 2016
Kiyan Sobhani explains why a lack of transfer market activity at the Santiago Bernabeu wouldn't exactly be a negative thing.
9 September 2016
There's been intrigue aplenty over in Spain since the start of the 2016/17 campaign a fortnight ago. Kiyan Sobhani picks out some of the key talking points