Whilst fans pride themselves on showing their loyalty to their badge, it appears the nature of football has become so that loyalty no longer has a place in the game. This week, Jose Mourinho confirmed he will be manager of AS Roma for the 2021/2022 season.
Unsurprisingly, this news left a bitter taste in the mouth of Inter Milan fans. Though they themselves have just been guided to a Serie A title by Antonio Conte; a Juventus legend.
This isn’t the first time Mourinho has shown his ruthlessness either. The Portuguese tactician didn’t hesitate to take the job at Manchester United or Spurs, after making his name at Chelsea. This ability to remove any emotion from his decisions and be so disloyal is hard for fans to stomach.
Agents killing the game
The power an agent has in the game today cannot be overstated either. The fact they stand to gain enormous bonuses when a player does sign for a new club leads me to believe there’ll be many failing to do their job properly. Instead of steering their client to the best decision for themselves, they will push them to seek pastures new, often ignoring premier league tips in favour of Chinese football if it suits them. Continue reading