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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#GlazersOut, #KroenkeOut, #AgnelliOut – the fan rebellions against Super League owners

Juventus raided amid claims of financial irregularities

  • Saturday 27 November 2021 11:51
Ferran Torres, Manchester City, 2021/22

How Barca could raise €100m to sign Torres by selling fringe players

  • Saturday 27 November 2021 10:14
PSG's Kylian Mbappe shoots at goal in a Ligue 1 match vs Angers

PSG rejecting €200m Mbappe offer is one of the worst pieces of business ever

  • Friday 26 November 2021 16:34
Kessie rejects new Milan deal: Where could he go next?

Why Liverpool, Spurs and PSG’s hopes of signing Kessie have been boosted

  • Friday 26 November 2021 13:54
Thomas Tuchel celebrates Champions League success with Chelsea

Pep, Klopp or Tuchel? Who is the greatest manager in the world?

  • Friday 26 November 2021 13:00
Will Cavani be a success for Man Utd?

Cavani to Barca? Don’t rule out a Man Utd revival

  • Friday 26 November 2021 12:21
Zidane continues to be asked who he would like to see leading the line in 2021/22

Zidane reaches PSG agreement, Poch heading to Man Utd

  • Friday 26 November 2021 11:48
Ousmane Dembele playing against Benfica in the Champions League

Dembele's Barca career had 'turning point' in Benfica clash, says France legend

  • Friday 26 November 2021 10:20
Virgil van Dijk in action for Liverpool

The 10 Netherlands footballers with the highest price tag

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 19:34
Basel striker Arthur Cabral has been linked to Barcelona

Why Barca have turned Basel’s Arthur Cabral to solve No.9 issues

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 15:48
Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana is wanted by Arsenal, Inter and Lyon

How Onana has put Arsenal, Barca and Inter on alert

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 15:02
PSG do not reject Pochettino Real Madrid links: He’s got two years left on his deal

Pochettino will REJECT Man Utd, Henry claims

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 13:15
Christopher Nkunku celebrates scoring of RB Leipzig, 2021/22

More goals than Salah and Ronaldo – Liverpool and Chelsea should not sleep on Leipzig star

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 12:18
Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates winning the 2019 Champions League with Liverpool

Reece James v Trent Alexander-Arnold: Who is the more valuable?

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 11:19
Michael Carrick, Manchester United caretaker manager, Villarreal, Champions League

Revealed: Man Utd’s five-man shortlist for interim manager post

  • Thursday 25 November 2021 10:12
Could Renato Sanches replace Gini Wijnaldum at Liverpool?

Renato Sanches talks failed Barca move amid Arsenal and Liverpool interest

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 14:11
Zinedine Zidane has been linked to Man Utd

Zidane rejects PSG: Here’s what it means for Man Utd, Madrid and Poch

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 13:33
Paul Pogba, Manchester United, Premier League, 2021/22

Why Xavi has given Real Madrid and Juve a boost in Pogba chase

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 13:04
Ilkay Gundogan, Manchester City, 2021/22

Why Gundogan to Arsenal is not as crazy as it sounds

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 11:05
Erling Haaland celebrates hat-trick in DFB-Pokal first round

Dortmund's €18m plan to keep Haaland from Madrid, PSG and Man City

  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 10:33