John Blavo, an FA-registered lawyer, is the founder and Senior Partner of Blavo & Co; a law firm with expertise in several areas including sport, tax, commercial, immigration and employment law. John advises several leading footballers both in the Premier League and abroad.
With the World Cup approaching, Neymar was always going to be a name on everybody’s lips. However, rather than his form on the field, it is his controversial transfer to Barcelona that is currently attracting the most discussion.
The guard has changed at Old Trafford for the first time in 26 years. Meanwhile, down the road, the man who brought Manchester City their first title in a generation is on his way. As Wigan go down, their much-coveted manager is set to field offers from many bigger clubs. And, of course, the self-styled Special One may be on his way back to Stamford Bridge.