Issue 10 takes us to all corners of the continent and back again. Caroline De Moraes stopped off in Manchester to speak to Bernardo Silva about his drive to win the one trophy that eludes Pep Guardiola’s City team, while our other cover belongs to teenage sensation and Germany international Karim Adeyemi. Adeyemi has been terrifying Champions League defences for Salzburg with his electric pace, but he was happy to catch his breath in conversation with Ian Holyman.
Elsewhere, Dan Poole was given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the VAR nerve centre at UEFA HQ in Switzerland, and he shares a fascinating insight into the drama behind the drama we see on our screens. We’ve also caught up with legendary former Smiths guitarist and City fan Johnny Marr, who – like Bernardo – is eager for another shot at the European title. Plus Michael Harrold has been in Tiraspol, checking out the newest city on the Champions League circuit, we get the lowdown on Ralf Rangnick’s footballing philosophy and examine the growing American influence on the Champions League. It’s all been a bit frenetic, but a lot of fun. We hope you enjoy all of it!