RIYADH: What better test for the most successful team in the history of Asian football than to take on the European champions and, probably the current best team in the world, in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup? Having claimed a record fourth AFC Champions League title after beating Pohang Steelers 2-0 last week in Riyadh, Al-Hilal are on course to meet Chelsea if they win their second-round match.
The latest transfer news surrounds Luis Suarez to Aston Villa and Diego Carlos to Newcastle as some big names may be switching La Liga for the Premier League.
What he achieved north of the border was tremendous, as he guided Rangers to the Premiership title last term, doing so in unbeaten fashion. That was the biggest boon attached to his CV upon arriving...