Robin Bairner

Robin Bairner

Robin Bairner is a football writer who has been working on Scottish, French and European football for over 15 years and is recognised as one of the outstanding English-language sources for Ligue 1. He has been a correspondent at several major tournaments, including the 2014 and 2018 World Cups as well as the 2016 European Championship in France. Has previously appeared on Goal and in publications such as the Blizzard, When Saturday Comes and the Guardian.

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Antony, Ajax, 2021/22
Antony, Ajax, 2021/22

Man Utd try to sign the ENTIRE Ajax team!

  • 19 May 2022
Harry Maguire, Manchester United, 2021/22
Harry Maguire, Manchester United, 2021/22

Revealed: Man Utd’s three summer transfer priorities

  • 18 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, PSG, 2021/22
Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, PSG, 2021/22

Is Mbappe better on the right or left?

  • 18 May 2022
Christopher Nkunku, RB Leipzig, 2021/22
Christopher Nkunku, RB Leipzig, 2021/22

Why Liverpool have been given transfer boost by Nkunku

  • 18 May 2022
Gabriel, Arsenal, 2021/22
Gabriel, Arsenal, 2021/22

Why Arsenal could sell Gabriel to Juventus

  • 18 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22

Mbappe’s name pulled from PSG store as Real Madrid transfer talk intensifies

  • 18 May 2022
Carlos Soler, Valencia, 2021/22
Carlos Soler, Valencia, 2021/22

Valencia ‘irresponsible’ over Soler and Gaya Barcelona transfer talks

  • 18 May 2022
Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal, 2021/22
Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal, 2021/22

Five players Arsenal need to bin as Newcastle dash Champions League hopes

  • 17 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22

How Liverpool would have lined up with Mbappe

  • 16 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2021/22

Klopp admits Liverpool interest in Mbappe: We’re not blind!

  • 16 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, France, 2021
Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, France, 2021

Mbappe agrees Real Madrid contract

  • Rumour
  • 16 May 2022
Dani Alves, Barcelona, 2021/22
Dani Alves, Barcelona, 2021/22

Dani Alves set for Barcelona contract extension

  • Rumour
  • 16 May 2022
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, 2021/22
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, 2021/22

Man Utd, Arsenal and five Premier League candidates to sign Bale

  • 16 May 2022
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, 2021/22
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, 2021/22

Bale set for Premier League transfer, agent admits

  • 16 May 2022
Ousmane Dembele, Barcelona, 2021/22
Ousmane Dembele, Barcelona, 2021/22

Pogba, Rudiger, Dembele and the players playing their final games this week

  • 16 May 2022
William Saliba with the Young Player of the Year award for Ligue 1, 2021/22
William Saliba with the Young Player of the Year award for Ligue 1, 2021/22

Saliba set for Arsenal return after signing off with major prize at Marseille

  • 16 May 2022
Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, PSG, 2021/22
Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, PSG, 2021/22

Mbappe hits career landmark with Messi assist

  • 14 May 2022
Aaron Hickey, Bologna, 2021/22
Aaron Hickey, Bologna, 2021/22

Hickey to Arsenal transfer: How good is the Bologna full-back?

  • 14 May 2022
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, 2021/22
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, 2021/22

Lewandowski confirms Bayern departure: Barcelona and Chelsea on alert

  • 14 May 2022
Sol Campbell, Arsenal
Sol Campbell, Arsenal

Arsenal’s best free transfers of all time

  • 14 May 2022