After a dramatic 2012 in football both on and off the pitch, fans around the globe are hoping for more of the same in 2013.
As we enter the New Year, our experts Peter Staunton, Carlo Garganese and Greg Stobart give their headline predictions for what we are likely to see in football during this calendar year in our exclusive video.
Is this a summer where we will see huge managerial changes at big clubs all over Europe? Which country is going to produce this year's Champions League winner? Will there be more controversies?
Watch our video and let us know what you think of our predictions, as well as your own verdict on what we can expect throughout 2013 via the comments box below.
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