Crystal signing this 29-year-old Ligue 1 powerhouse would be a smart tactical move by Hodson – Here’s why

Why Crystal Palace should make a move for Hiroki Sakai in January According to a report from the Evening Standard, Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson wants reinforcements in January as he eyes a top-six finish. The veteran tactician is targeting a striker and two new full-backs when the transfer window opens. After a slow start … Read more

Crystal Palace must revive pursuit of this 29-year-old defender setting the Ligue 1 alight in January – Agreed?

Why Crystal Palace should make a move for Hiroki Sakai in January Back in June 2018, the Sun had claimed that Crystal Palace were interested in signing Marseille defender Hiroki Sakai. But a deal didn’t happen then and the Japanese has since stayed put at Marseille. Hiroki Sakai, 29, has done well in Ligue 1 … Read more

Forget Kieran Trippier – Tottenham signing this 28-year-old Ligue 1 ace would get them an ideal replacement

Tottenham Opinion: Should Spurs make a move for Hiroki Sakai? Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of losing their key player Kieran Tripper, who has set his sights set on joining La Liga giants Atletico Madrid. (h/t The Guardian) The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a summer exit and now the Roji Blancos have … Read more

Crystal Palace signing this £12m Ligue 1 star would be an absolute bargain by Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace opinion: The Eagles should go all out to sign Hiroki Sakai According to the Telegraph, Crystal Palace are interested in £12million-rated Marseille defender Hiroki Sakai. Sakai, 29, won Marseille’s Player of the Year award, as voted for by fans, impressing with his determined and consistent performances for the Ligue 1 side. The Japanese … Read more

Tottenham would refresh a key position by signing this experienced Asian star this summer – agreed?

Tottenham opinion: Should Spurs sign Hiroko Sakai? According to a report in the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur are looking to bolster their backline by adding Japanese international, Hiroko Sakai. The 29-year-old is an accomplished right-back for Ligue 1 side Marseille. Sakai has a lot of expereince under his belt, having played 56 times for his … Read more

Two Mikael Lustig replacements Celtic must consider signing – including this powerful Ligue 1 sensation

Mikael Lustig

Two Mikael Lustig replacements Celtic must consider signing Scottish champions Celtic fell to a 3-1 defeat against Red Bull Salzburg in their latest Europa League group-stage clash. Once again, their defence flopped on the big night. Salzburg enjoyed quite a bit down Celtic’s right flank as Mikael Lustig looked off the pace and devoid of … Read more

Who is this £12m Asian that Crystal Palace are targeting? A solid replacement for Joel Ward?

As per a report from Evening Standard, Crystal Palace are pondering a move for Olympique Marseille defender Hiroki Sakai.  The 28-year-old Japanese full-back has been with the Ligue 1 outfit since the summer of 2016 and has established himself as a key part of the side. He signed a new contract with the club in … Read more