The Author

Eliot Rothwell

Eliot Rothwell is a 17-year-old writer from Bury near Manchester and mainly covers football in the north, La Liga and Eastern Europe. Eliot writes for his own blog www.notbadonpaper.wordpress.com as well as the Bury Independent, Goal.com UK, footballtalentspotter.com, worldfootballcolumns.com and backpagefootball.com. Follow @EliotRothwell and @NotBadOnPaper

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This Time Next Year

by Eliot Rothwell

Eliot Rothwell explores mundane pre-seasons, financial irregularities and the hypocrisy of Barcelona.

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The Man From Arguineguín

by Eliot Rothwell

Eliot Rothwell adds a little bit of background to Manchester City’s £30million new signing, David Silva