The Gab & Juls Show
Gab and Juls: Doom and Gloom for Barcelona?: 5/13/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Barcelonas faltering pursuit of the La Liga title as well as Lionel Messis future at the club. Plus, they look at Manchester City and Pep Guardiola after the club secured their third Premier League title in four years.
Gab and Juls: Who will take La Liga glory?: 5/10/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss the La Liga title race between Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. They analyse each teams chances of taking the title as well as discussing the reaction to the European Super League in Spain. Outside of La Liga, the guys also discuss Manchester City, Pirlos future at Juventus and Robert Lewandowskis chances of breaking the Bundesliga scoring record.
Gab and Juls: Hazard the Scapegoat for Real Madrid's UCL Exit?: 5/6/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens react to the fallout from Madrid after Eden Hazard was seen laughing with some of his former Chelsea teammates following Real Madrid's elimination from the Champions League. Plus, they discuss Manchester City's 2-0 defeat over PSG, Jose Mourinho's shock move to Roma, and what punishments the European Super League clubs could face from UEFA.
Gab and Juls: Will the Manchester United protest change anything?: 5/3/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Sundays protest at Old Trafford as hundreds of Manchester United fans voiced their frustrations with the Glazer family following the failed launch of the European Super League. Plus, they praise Antonio Conte's work after Inter won the Scudetto for the first time in eleven years and ask whether Atletico Madrid can hold onto top spot in La Liga.
Gab and Juls: Will 2021 be Pep Guardiola's year?: 4/29/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Manchester City's 2-1 victory over PSG and Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League semifinals. Plus, they discuss Julien Naglesmann's move to Bayern Munich, Arsenal's potential takeover & Ajax's tribute to Bob Marley.
Gab and Juls: Time for Harry Kane to leave Spurs?: 4/26/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester City's fourth straight League Cup trophy and Harry Kane's future with Tottenham. Plus, the La Liga title race heats up, Chelsea take the lead in the Premier League top-4 race, and is Julian Nagelsmann off to Bayern Munich?
Gab and Juls: How the European Super League Collapsed: 4/22/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens explain what factors were at play as the proposed European Super League ended after a few days. Plus, they discuss whether Borussia Dortmund could still challenge for a Champions League spot, what Cristiano Ronaldo was doing in the Juventus wall against Parma & Phil Foden's excellent form.
Gab and Juls: Mourinho out at Spurs & a new European Super League: 4/19/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down what to expect from the newly announced club-run European Super League and discuss how the football landscape will look without the biggest teams in Europe. The guys also react to Tottenham Hotpsur's decision to sack Jose Mourinho go after their 2-2 draw against Everton.
Gab and Juls: What Separates Neymar from the Very Best: 4/15/21
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Liverpool's elimination from the Champions League and the declining performance of their front three. Meanwhile, regular co-host Julien Laurens dials in to discuss Paris Saint-Germain's victory against Bayern Munich and examine what separates Neymar from the very best.
Gab and Juls: Messis Last El Clasico?: 4/12/21
Sid Lowe joins Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens to discuss Real Madrids 2-1 win over Barcelona and if this is the last time we see Lionel Messi play in El Clasico. Plus, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United get the better of Jose Mourinho's Tottenham in an impressive 3-1 away victory.
Gab and Juls: Another Mbappe Masterclass: 4/8/21
Derek Rae joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to praise Kylian Mbappe's performance in PSG's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich. Plus, they discuss the rest of the Champions League action, Atletico Madrids title chances after Luis Suarez's injury and automated offside technology.
Gab and Juls: Does Pochettino have a Neymar problem?: 4/5/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSGs defeat to Lille and ask what Neymar was thinking after he got sent off. Liverpool dismantle Arsenal but will Trent Alexander-Arnold feature in Englands Euro 2020 squad? Plus, which English side will secure 4th place & why did Toby Alderweireld miss Tottenham's 2-2 draw at Newcastle?
Gab and Juls: Can Bayern win without Lewandowski?: 4/1/21
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Germanys shock defeat against North Macedonia and the impact Robert Lewandowskis injury will have on the end of Bayern Munichs season. Plus, they talk John Stones redemption and ask what advice Arrigo Sacchi was able to provide to Pep Guardiola.
Gab and Juls: Is A Quadruple Possible For Manchester City?: 3/29/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha to analyze the progression Manchester City have made over the last 12 years both on and off the pitch. The guys also debate whether VAR should have been available following Portugals 2-2 draw against Serbia, ask whether Harry Kanes future will be at Spurs and question whether Erling Haaland is worth 180 million Euros.
Gab and Juls: Covid-19's transfer market impact: 3/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by football adviser Kia Joorabchian to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global football transfers. They also move on to the biggest stories from the World Cup qualifiers, including a surprise draw for France and a disaster for the Netherlands against Turkey. All that and more on the Gab and Juls show!
Gab and Juls: Man United Miss Out on Another Trophy : 3/22/21
Don Hutchison joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester Uniteds loss to Leicester City in the FA Cup quarterfinals, Bruno Fernandes' form, and Donny van de Beek's playing time. Plus, are vintage Barcelona back after their impressive 6-1 win over Real Sociedad?
Gab and Juls: Chelseas Tuchel transformation continues: 3/18/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Chelsea and France defender Frank Leboeuf to discuss Chelseas win over Atletico Madrid and how Thomas Tuchel revitalised the Blues. Plus, Real Madrids win over Atalanta as well as many other top stories from around the football world.
Gab and Juls: Glory for Arsenal & Disaster for Spurs: 3/15/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenals 2-1 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby. They also analyze the current situation at Manchester United and ask if the appointment of a Director of Football will lead to better results on the pitch. Plus, what's in store for Cristiano Ronaldos future?
Gab and Juls: Mbappe & Haaland officially the new Messi & Ronaldo? : 3/11/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus incredible Champions League loss and what this means for Cristiano Ronaldo. They also take a look at Barcelonas Champions League exit and discuss the tactics used by PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino. Plus, have Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi officially passed the GOAT torch on to Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland?
Gab and Juls: Lewandowski Bests Haaland: 3/8/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to break down Bayern Munich's thrilling comeback win over Borussia Dortmund -- highlighted by Robert Lewandowski showing Erling Haaland he's still top dog in the Bundesliga. Plus, how did Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Man United end Man Citys 21-game winning streak?
Gab and Juls: Barcelona in Chaos! Or Are They?: 3/4/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe as Barcelona put an eventful week both on and off the pitch behind them with a thrilling win over Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey. The guys then break down what the future of Barcelona might look like, before getting stuck in to another drab Man United performance. Plus, all the biggest stories from around the world of football in quick hits.
Gab and Juls: Why is Zlatan Criticizing LeBron James?: 3/1/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milans excellent 2-1 win away at Roma in Serie A alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovics controversial remarks involving LeBron James. They also analyze Arsenals solid performance in their away win at Leicester and ask if the Gunners have finally turned a corner. Finally, they touch on a lackluster match between Chelsea and Manchester United, and Gareth Bales resurgence at Spurs.
Gab and Juls: Madrid's Mixed Week in the Champions League: 2/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to break down a contrasting week for the Madrid rivals. Atleti suffered a 1-0 defeat as Thomas Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea boss, before Real got the better of 10-man Atalanta. Plus, the two UCL favorites continue to dominate as Manchester Citys incredible run reaches 19 consecutive wins and Bayern Munich makes light work of Lazio.
Gab & Juls: Inter & Everton Win Big on Derby Weekend: 2/22/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to get stuck into an action-packed weekend of football, where Inter beat Milan to take control of Serie A and Everton finally break their barren Anfield run with a win over Liverpool. The guys also discuss Manchester Citys merciless pursuit of the Premier League title, Atletico Madrid blowing the La Liga race wide open and much more in quick hits.
Gab and Juls: What went wrong for Barcelona against PSG?: 2/18/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSGs 4-1 victory at Barcelona in the Champions League; questioning Ronald Koemans tactics while praising Kylian Mbappes performance and PSGs strength in depth. Plus, they look back at Borussia Dortmunds impressive 3-2 win at Sevilla and discuss Erling Haalands future.
Gab & Juls: A New Low for Liverpool: 2/15/21
Stewart Robson steps in for Gab Marcotti and joins Julien Laurens to break down another Premier League defeat for reigning champions Liverpool, this time coming just before the return of the Champions League. Plus, the guys also dive into Serie As unpredictable title race and wrap up all the biggest talking points from around the world of football in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: PSG's Messi Maneuver: 2/11/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Rodrigo Faez to discuss Barcelona's frustration with PSG after Lionel Messi appeared on the front cover of 'France Foot' in a mocked up PSG shirt. Plus, they break down Everton's 5-4 victory over Tottenham in the FA Cup and ask whether Carlo Ancelotti is the coolest manager in the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool Guaranteed Top 4?: 2/8/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Jurgen Klopp's post-match antics after Liverpool's heavy 4-1 defeat against title challengers Manchester City, and debate whether Liverpool should even be guaranteed a Top-4 spot. Plus, the guys also discuss Lionel Messi's magnificent impact against Real Betis, Everton's late comeback against Manchester United, and show some love to Goran Pandev.
Gab and Juls: Has TAA gone MIA?: 2/4/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison to discuss their 1-0 defeat against Brighton and ask about Trent Alexander-Arnold's loss of form. Plus, they break down Juventus' 2-1 victory over Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia, Manchester United's 9-0 hammering of Southampton in the Premier League and Barcelona's lucky escape against Granada in the Copa Del Rey.
Gab & Juls: Why Messi isnt Barcelonas biggest problem: 2/1/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss the leak of Lionel Messis contract at Barcelona and ask what this might mean for his and the Catalan giants future. The guys also look back on Manchester Uniteds 0-0 draw against Arsenal and ask if it's one point gained or two points dropped for United. All that and much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: Did Zlatan push Lukaku too far?: 1/28/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku's clash in the Coppa Italia and ask if something needs to be done about player conduct on the pitch. They also assess Thomas Tuchel's first game as Chelsea manager and try to understand how Manchester United lost to Sheffield United in the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Will Tuchel do better than Lampard?: 1/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens analyze Chelsea's decision to part ways with Frank Lampard, discuss the moments that ultimately cost him the job, and wonder if Thomas Tuchel will fare any better. Plus, they take a look back at Manchester United's FA Cup win over Liverpool and what it means for both clubs.
Gab and Juls: Can Leicester repeat 2016 heroics?: 1/21/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Leicester City's 2-0 victory over Chelsea and ask how seriously people should take the Foxes as title contenders. Plus, they talk about Manchester City's aspirations after a 2-0 win over Aston Villa and reflect on Real Madrid's disastrous defeat to third-division Alcoyano in the Copa Del Rey.
Gab and Juls: Have Liverpool Gone Stale?: 1/18/21
Don Hutchison argues with Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens about whether Liverpool have gone stale after their latest 0-0 draw against title challengers Manchester United. Plus, they discuss Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Juventus and ask why Lionel Messi finally saw red as a Barcelona player in their Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Gab and Juls: Is Mourinho to Blame for Spurs' Poor Form?: 1/14/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on Tottenham's 1-1 draw against Fulham and question whether Jose Mourinho's tactics have been helping or hindering Spurs' recent poor performances. Frank LeBoeuf also joins the pod to discuss Mauricio Pochettino and PSG's Trophee des Champions victory against Marseille and Neymar's social media trolling ways. Plus, Bayern Munich collapse in a major upset, while Barcelona and Juventus squeak their way into the next rounds of their respective cup competitions.
Gab and Juls: How Solskjaer is changing Manchester United's DNA: 1/11/21
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's progression at Manchester United as they only need a point against Burnley to move to the top of the Premier League. Plus, how important was Borussia Dortmund's 3-1 victory over RB Leipzig and have Barcelona turned a corner?
Gab and Juls: Are Juventus back in the Serie A title race?: 1/7/21
Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Juventus' 3-1 victory over league leaders AC Milan and question Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of impact in the game. Plus, does Bruno Fernandes struggle in Manchester United's biggest matches?
Gab and Juls: Lampard Pressure Justified?: 1/4/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens following Chelsea's 3-1 defeat to Manchester City and ask whether Frank Lampard deserves to be under scrutiny. Plus, they discuss Atletico Madrid's table-topping form with Juls admitting that he perhaps was wrong about Luis Suarez.
Gab and Juls: Premier League's Lurking Crisis: 12/31/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back on New Year's Eve to finally draw a line under 2020. In this episode, the guys discuss the Premier League ending the year with a fizzle rather than a bang as two games were hit by last-minute COVID-related postponements. Plus, Real Madrid fail to end the year on a high note after their 1-1 draw mid-week, and Liverpool drop points in consecutive games, potentially giving their fans reason to worry.
Gab and Juls: How can Frank Lampard get misfiring Chelsea going?: 12/28/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Don Hutchison to reflect on a festive feast of Premier League football that saw Arsenal make a surprise return to form against a stuttering Chelsea side. The guys also break down the latest from Paris, with Mauricio Pochettino close to being named Thomas Tuchel's replacement at PSG, and much more.
Gab and Juls: How long can AC Milan's unbeaten run last?: 12/24/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss AC Milan's 3-2 victory over Lazio. The guys also talk about Mikel Arteta's future following Arsenal's 4-1 defeat against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup and explain why Thomas Tuchel was relieved of his duties at Paris Saint-Germain.
Gab and Juls: What is Bayern's plan for Leroy Sane?: 12/21/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munich's 2-1 victory against Bayer Leverkusen and ask whether Bayern know what they're doing by substituting Leroy Sane after he came on as a substitute earlier in the game. The guys also ask if Tottenham's title push is over and discuss whether Mohamed Salah is still happy at Liverpool.
Gab and Juls: Klopp and Mourinho's War of Words: 12/17/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden following Liverpool's late victory against Tottenham Hotspur. The guys discuss whether the post-match argument between Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho was justified. Also on the show today, Barcelona secure a vital win against Real Sociedad, Chelsea lose in back-to-back matches and Arsenal are still spinning their wheels.
Gab and Juls: How Madrid's Squad Saved Zidane: 12/14/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to dissect the importance of Real Madrid's crucial 2-0 victory over city and title rivals Atletico Madrid. The guys also discuss Paul Pogba's future following Manchester United's 0-0 draw against Manchester City in the Manchester Derby, reflect on the Champions League draw and pay respect to Gerard Houllier.
Gab and Juls: The Price for Pogba: 12/10/20
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester United's 3-2 defeat away at RB Leipzig, the influence of Mino Raiola at Old Trafford and whether a swap deal for Paul Pogba and Cristiano Ronaldo is in the cards. The guys also discuss Juventus' 3-0 victory against Barcelona and the dark side of Antonio Conte as a manager.
Gab and Juls: How Mourinho Made Tottenham Title Contenders: 12/7/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss where things went wrong for Arsenal in the North London derby and analyze what Jose Mourinho has done at Spurs to turn them into title contenders. Jan Aage Fjortoft also joins the guys to discuss Bayern Munich's thrilling 3-3 draw against RB Leipzig in the game of the weekend, while questions continue to hover over Barcelona's subpar form.
Gab and Juls: Should questions be asked of Solskjaer? : 12/3/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester United's 3-1 defeat to PSG and ask if Ole Gunnar Solskjaers tactics are to blame. They also praise Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan's vital 3-2 victory against Borussia Monchengladbach & ask whether Real Madrid will make it to the knock-out stage of the Champions League.
Gab & Juls: ESPN FC 100 Special: 12/2/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens celebrate ESPN's ranking of the top 100 players and managers in football in a special edition of the Gab & Juls Show. Mark Ogden, Stewart Robson and Natalie Gedra all join the guys in this packed show to explain what makes these players the best in the world.
Gab and Juls: What is Happening at Real Madrid?: 11/30/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's surprise defeat to Alaves and ask why defensive issues continue to be a problem for Los Blancos. Stewart Robson also joins to look back at Tottenham's 0-0 draw away at Chelsea and debate how close each respective side is to becoming a finished product. Plus, plenty of love for Edinson Cavani and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Gab & Juls: Reflecting on a True Legend: 11/26/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens reflect on the life and career of one of the greatest footballers of all time; Diego Maradona. The guys also discuss Real Madrids 2-0 victory away at Inter Milan and ask whether theres anything to read from the performances Antonio Conte has gotten out of Christian Eriksen compared to those Mauricio Pochettino managed when the pair were together at Tottenham.
Gab and Juls: Koeman to Blame for Barcelona's Problems? : 11/23/20
Alex Kirkland joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Barcelona's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid and ask why Frenkie de Jong might replace Gerard Pique after his injury. Plus, they praise Tottenham after their 2-0 victory against Manchester City and discuss just how important Zlatan is to AC Milan.
Gab and Juls: End of the Line for Jogi Low?: 11/19/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Derek Rae to discuss Spain's 6-0 hammering of Germany and ask whether it's time for Germany to find a new manager. The guys also discuss whether Youssoufa Moukoko is the real deal ahead of his senior debut for Borussia Dortmund and take time to praise Italy's qualification to the final four of the Nations League.
Gab and Juls: Is Ramos Reliability Waning?: 11/16/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Sergio Ramos double penalty miss in Spains 1-1 draw against Switzerland and ask if his consistency is now on the decline. The guys also talk about Paul Pogbas comments following Frances 1-0 victory over Portugal and ask if the reaction has been justified. All that plus much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: Football's Fixture Fiasco: 11/12/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the ongoing impact of this season's fixture list on European clubs. The guys also discuss France's shock 2-0 defeat against Finland, the latest drama at Lazio and criticise former FA Chairman Greg Clarke.
Gab and Juls: Dortmunds Psychological Problem: 11/9/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs 3-2 victory over Borussia Dortmund and ponder if Dortmund can keep their young and ambitious squad without winning trophies. The guys also react to Manchester Citys 1-1 draw against Liverpool and ask which of the two sides ended up in a stronger position following the stalemate. Plus, much more from a wild weekend in the world of football.
Gab and Juls: Real Madrid's UCL Relief: 11/5/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss why Real Madrid should feel more relieved than pleased with their tight UCL victory over Inter. Plus, Juls shares his thoughts on Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 defeat against RB Leipzig, while the guys lament Manchester United's shocking defensive tactics. All that and much more on the Gab and Juls Show podcast.
Gab and Juls: What Can Ronaldo Learn from Zlatan?: 11/2/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenal's 1-0 victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford and analyze the tactical approach that ensured Arsenal ending it's longtime away losing streak at Big-Six clubs. The guys also take a moment to appreciate AC Milan's unbeaten run and praise the impact Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had on their title challenge this season. Plus, Eden Hazard's standout performance could be the spark Real Madrid need to reignite their best form.
Gab and Juls: Man United's Best Performance Under Solskjaer?: 10/29/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Barcelona's 2-0 win at Juventus and discuss Josep Bartomeu's legacy after resigning as Barcelona president. Plus, Mark Ogden joins the guys to debate if Manchester United's 5-0 win over RB Leipzig was their best performance under Solskjaer and suggests that the real winner was Julian Nagelsmann's jacket.
Gab and Juls: Does Koeman deserve any credit after Clasico defeat?: 10/26/20
Gab Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Sid Lowe discuss Real Madrids victory in El Clasico and ask if Barcelona can take away any positives from the defeat. Manchester United settled for a scoreless draw against Chelsea but why aren't Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek not starting? And are Manchester City and Arsenal's struggles down to the manager or the players?
Gab and Juls: UCL Shock-tar for Real Madrid: 10/22/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to discuss how Real Madrid lost to Shakhtar Donetsk and ask whether the window of opportunity is closing for Zinedine Zidane. The guys also break down the proposed European Super League and ask why Mesut Ozil's been left out of Arsenal's 25 man squad.
Gab and Juls: Punishment for Pickford?: 10/19/20
Gab Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison discuss a controversial Merseyside Derby with Juls explaining why he believes Jordan Pickford should be punished for Virgil van Dijk's ACL injury. Plus, Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads AC Milan to a derby victory and Pep Guardiola outduels Mikel Arteta as Manchester City get back to winning ways.
Gab and Juls: 'Project Big Picture' a Big Mistake?: 10/15/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Project Big Picture and ask whether any of the more popular plans could be adopted by the Premier League. Plus, what impact does Cristiano Ronaldos positive COVID-19 test have and should matches be postponed?
Gab and Juls: Do France Need a Refresh?: 10/12/20
Stewart Robson joins Julien Laurens to explain why it was a poor England performance despite winning 2-1 against Belgium. Plus, World Cup winner Frank LeBoeuf argues that Didier Deschamps should consider dropping some big name players to make way for the next generation.
Gab and Juls: Transfer Window Special: 10/8/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss which clubs from across Europe did good or bad business in the transfer window. Why did Arsenal wait so late to sign Thomas Partey? Should Real Madrid have made any signings? Did Tottenham have the best transfer window in the Premier League? And why did Bayern Munich bring in four players in the final two days of the transfer window?
Gab and Juls: Awful Man United or Excellent Spurs?: 10/5/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss who's at fault for Manchester United's shocking 6-1 defeat at home to Tottenham and how Spurs were able to pull it off. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the guys to assess Barcelona's 1-1 draw against Sevilla. And finally, is it time for Liverpool fans to worry after their 7-2 loss at Aston Villa?
Gab and Juls: Understanding Man United's Transfer Strategy: 10/1/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester Uniteds transfer strategy with the window shutting in four days and ask if they should sign Edinson Cavani. Plus, did Borussia Dortmund miss a big opportunity to knock out Bayern Munich in the German Supercup?
Gab and Juls: What just happened?! : 9/28/20
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens to try to understand how both Manchester City and Bayern Munich lost comprehensively this weekend. Plus, the guys discuss the VAR handball debate, Juventus 2-2 draw against Roma & Borussia Dortmunds 2-0 defeat to Augsburg.
Gab and Juls: Is Luis Suarez a Good Fit for Atletico Madrid?: 9/24/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe from Barcelona to discuss what kind of impact Luis Suarez will have at Atletico Madrid this season. Plus, are Manchester City favorites to win the Premier League and why did Patrice Evra criticize Manchester United?
Gab and Juls: Are Chelsea Rushing Timo Werner & Kai Havertz?: 9/21/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Thiago's debut and Frank Lampard's Timo Werner-Kai Havertz conundrum after Liverpools 2-0 victory over Chelsea. Plus, they react to Andrea Pirlos managerial debut at Juventus and ask whether Manchester United deserve any sympathy.
Gab and Juls: How will Thiago fit at Liverpool?: 9/17/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Derek Rae to look ahead to the new Bundesliga season and discuss the role Thiago Alcantara could play for Liverpool after a fee was agreed for the 29-year-old midfielder. They also preview the upcoming Serie A season and ask why Gareth Bale is heading back to North London.
Gab and Juls: Reasons for Worry at Liverpool?: 9/14/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Liverpools late winner against newly promoted Leeds United. Plus, have PSG and Marseille damaged Ligue 1's reputation following their brawl on Sunday night? And what do they make of Jose Mourinho's post-match comments following Tottenham's loss to Everton.
Gab & Juls: Can Chelsea Compete for the PL Title?: 9/10/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens to look ahead to the new Premier League season and asks whether Chelsea can compete with Liverpool and Manchester City for the title. Plus, how does Antoine Griezmann fit in the Barcelona side? And is Manchester United's third kit the worst one ever?
Gab and Juls: Does Koeman want Messi at Barcelona?: 9/7/20
Sid Lowe joins Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti to break down everything we've learned from the Lionel Messi-Barcelona transfer saga and explain why Ronaldo Koeman might not want the talisman on the team. Elsewhere, it has been a much happier transfer window for Chelsea, but how do the guys think Frank Lampard will fit all the new signings into his XI?
Gab and Juls: How Man United Can Get the Most From Donny van de Beek: 9/3/20
With Julien Laurens on holiday, Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti wonder how Pep Guardiola would adapt to get Lionel Messi into his Manchester City team. Plus, the guys are joined by Jan Joost Van Gangelen to assess Van de Beeks switch to Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Where does Kai Havertz fit at Chelsea?: 8/31/20
Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison ask whether or not Liverpool fans should be worried after their lackluster performance in the Community Shield. Aubameyang stole the show at Wembley again so why haven't Arsenal been able to lock down their talisman forward with a new contract? Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft joins the podcast to discuss if Kai Havertz' transfer to Chelsea makes sense and takes a stroll down memory lane to talk about playing with Don at Sheffield United.
Gab and Juls: Barcelona's Messi Situation: 8/27/20
Sid Lowe joins Stewart Robson and Julien Laurens to discuss who's to blame for Lionel Messi wanting to leave Barcelona and where he should play this season. Plus, they talk about the importance of this season's Community Shield between Arsenal and Liverpool and debate whether David De Gea should start over Dean Henderson at Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Bayern Munich, Champions of Europe: 8/24/20
Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs 6th Champions League final trophy, and ask how a team who lost 5-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt in November managed to win the Champions League.
Gab and Juls: Can PSG Make History in Lisbon?: 8/20/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to preview the Champions League final, with Paris Saint-Germain set to make their first ever appearance against ten-time finalists Bayern Munich. Plus, the guys discuss the latest updates on Kai Havertz's move to Chelsea, how long Ronald Koeman will last a Barcelona and if Jadon Sancho will move to Manchester United this summer.
Gab and Juls: Another Guardiola UCL Failure: 8/17/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss who's at fault for Manchester City's shock defeat to Lyon in the Champions League quarterfinals and what's Manchester United's biggest problem after being ousted from the Europa League. Plus, they weigh in on Lionel Messi's future and ask whether Ronald Koeman is the right man to lead Barcelona.
Gab and Juls: PSG End Atalanta's Fairytale Season: 8/13/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Atalantas late heartbreak as they were eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals by PSG. Stewart Robson joins the guys to preview Barcelonas match against Bayern Munich. Plus, what does Blaise Matuidi bring to Inter Miami?
Gab and Juls: Is Andrea Pirlo a Mistake for Juventus?: 8/10/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens ask whether Juventus made a mistake putting Andrea Pirlo in charge due to his lack of managerial experience. Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft discusses the details of Jadon Sanchos transfer deadline between Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund, but explains how Sanchos future could still be in Manchester.
Gab and Juls: Pep Guardiola's UCL Burden: 8/6/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Pep Guardiola's record in the Champions League and ask what lessons he can learn from Zinedine Zidane. Plus, Manchester United let Alexis Sanchez join Inter Milan -- but who got the better end of the deal? They also pay tribute to Iker Casillas' career after retiring earlier this week.
Gab and Juls: Should Arsenal Give Aubameyang a New Deal?: 8/3/20
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson discuss Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final and ask whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deserves a new deal in North London. James Olley joins the podcast to ponder Kepa Arrizabalaga's future at Chelsea. Plus, Stewart Robson argues that it might be Scudetto-or-bust next season after Antonio Conte's latest rant.
Gab and Juls: Unfair to Compare Solskjaer with Mourinho?: 7/27/20
Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti discuss the final day of the Premier League and ask whether Manchester Uniteds enthusiasm for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is misplaced. Plus, is Maurizio Sarri's future safe after Juventus secured their 9th consecutive Scudetto?
Gab and Juls: Premier League Final Day Drama: 7/23/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to a crucial final round of fixtures in the Premier League with Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester City fighting for Champions League qualification. They also ask if it was the right decision for AC Milan to not hire Ralf Rangnick. Plus, who should be named Premier League Player of the Year?
Gab and Juls: Is Solskjaer or De Gea to Blame for FA Cup Exit?: 7/20/20
Mark Ogden joins the show to assess Manchester Uniteds poor performance against Chelsea in the FA Cup and discuss what the club should do with David De Gea The guys also discuss Antonio Contes frustrations at Inter following their 2-2 draw at Roma and discuss Karim Benzemas impact for Real Madrid this season.
Gab and Juls: Does Reaching 100 Points Matter?: 7/16/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' recent struggles and whether the club can succeed with Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri. Plus, will anyone remember that Liverpool won't crack 100 points this season?
Gab and Juls: Have Manchester City Made a Joke of FFP?: 7/13/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester City's successful appeal to CAS and ask if Man City were lucky to escape a UEFA ban. The guys also look back at a fantastic battle between Juventus and Atalanta and how the handball impacted the match. Plus, James Olley makes his debut on the show to ask whether Tottenham or Arsenal will reach the Champions League first.
Gab and Juls: Messi Holds All the Cards: 7/9/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milans surprise win against Juventus and ask where Zlatan Ibrahimovics future lies. Plus, Sid Lowe recaps Barcelonas narrow victory over Espanyol, and explains why now isnt the time for Messi to sign a new deal with the club.
Gab and Juls: Premier League Crystal Ball: 7/6/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens predict who will qualify for the Champions League from England and Inter Milan's shock defeat to Bologna. Plus, are Manchester City a team in transition?
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