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Articles by Michael Yokhin

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31 May 2018
From the 'Iranian Ronaldo' to the flying Peruvian wing-back who helped upset Brazil, Michael Yokhin picks out these relatively low-profile talents who could become superstars by the end of Russia 2018
Before the Liverpool or Real Madrid side of 2018 add their name to this illustrious list, the previous Champions League winners rated from No. 25 to the greatest side to have won the competition since 1992/93
Russia World Cup 2018
17 May 2018
At Euro 2008, they looked like one of Europe’s most exciting emerging sides – yet their World Cup build-up has been a shambles, as Michael Yokhin explains
11 April 2018
They aren’t in the European super-coach bracket, but these 10 up-and-coming coaches are among the continent’s best, as Michael Yokhin explains
20 February 2018
Crossing paths continually on Europe's biggest stage has forged these modern epics. As Barcelona and Chelsea clash once again in 2018, Michael Yokhin runs through the great club rivalries that mainly exist because of the Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo replacements
5 February 2018
Ronaldo turns 33 today and can’t go on forever. With Real struggling, Michael Yokhin looks at the players who could fill the void that CR7 will one day leave
15 December 2017
The stats say it all: Lewandowski is one of the deadliest finishers in the world, and achieving icon status in both Poland and Germany
15 December 2017
The world's most complete midfielder is dropping jaws with his defense-splitting brilliance – and setting himself on the path to superstardom
15 December 2017
It's been his most prolific year yet for Borussia Dortmund – and yet the feeling lingers that there could be even more from the brilliant Gabonese speedster
13 December 2017
The Chelsea and Belgium net-minder has developed into one of the world's best at Stamford Bridge