Mathijs DeLigt to Juventus
In this episode, Joe and Rob open with a quick chat on Rob’s upcoming work with Ligue 1 as they get set for their preseason tournament in Washington DC (2:55). Joe then gives us a great trivia question regarding transfers in the Top 5 leagues, a play on Rob’s question from the previous week (4:00). In Opening Thoughts, we discuss the changes to World Cup Qualifying for CONCACAF for the 2022 World Cup (5:08). We then welcome in Claudio Perfetto from DiMarzio to talk transfers with a focus on Serie A including Mathijs DeLigt, James Rodriguez, Mauro Icardi, and even Paul Pogba (14:10). We continue our discussion of the transfer window, focusing on Philipe Coutinho, Neymar, Dani Alves, Harry Maguire, and Gustavo Gomez (36:20). We then turn our focus to the African Cup of Nations as Senegal and Algeria get set to face off in the final on Friday (47:55). We close with a host of matches to look out for this week (51:00), as well as the trivia answer (51:50). We are off next week, and return July 29th.
Image: Red Devil Armada/Kane Oosty.