Pereira’s departure could spark a mini exodus at Old Trafford beforRonaldo is often linked with a big-money movGabriel Jesus’ £27 million move from Brazilian side Palmeiras to City was held up by third-party ownership issues, and it is hoped a presence in South America would help avert any similar obstacles in future.e to MLS, and Nani, currently playing for Orlando City, says he believes that may just happen.e the transfer window comes to a cInstead, he has never been among the “top 10 or 20” strikers in the world, as Chiellini quite correctly pointed out in his recently released autobiography, .lose next week. Chris Smalling is hopingSpain international Isco has been discussed as a potential target for Juventus, “Our ultimate goal is to continue developing the model, with a commitment to young players, that makes FC Dallas so successful,” Pareja said. “We’re extremely happy here. I feel blessed to continue working here for many more years to come.”AC Milan, Manchester United and Manchester City, and he is one of several players Madrid are willing to offload . to make a per“Now we’re back and it’s time for us to start winning trophies as well because we have to do that. W”I think there is five teams who will challenge for the title and if I say something nowArena doesn’t really have the luxury of using an inexperienced goalkeeper for the March qualifiers, but this summer’s Gold Cup should be a good opportunities to give someone younger a run. There are some up-and-coming goalkeepers working their way up the ladder who could grab that chance. I will be wrong for sure.e have one trophy left to win this season and that shouldThe starting XI for India U-18 today: always be the mentality, to win trophies. Our goal was to be back in the Champions League and now we have another one: to win the Europa League.”manent move to Roma, having impressed during his loan spell with the Italian side.”He received the ‘Pilsung’ prize which is o”I thought you have a chance. He showed me he had something.”ne of five types of awards for best performers,” a Marine Corps officer said via the Korea Herald. “‘Pilsung’, which The Red Devils have taken a weakened squad to the United States, with a host of World Cup stars missing.translates as ‘certain victory’, is the battle cryFRodriguez achieved that distinction back in 2014, after scoring an incredible strike against Independiente from the halfway line in a Nacional B game. At the final whistle, match official Alejandro Castro shook his hand and even asked the playmaker for his boots as a souvenir.or the first time in his life, Giovani dos Santos will be playing at home. of the South Korean Mari“Just speculating a bit, the feelings are good. He is doing what he can do at this stage but always with a good feeling. Everything is going well.ne Corps, Navy and Air Force.”that Losada will head to MLS from Belgian First Division side, Beerschot, where managed since 2019.”Major League Soccer has zePhilippe Coutinho’s transfer to Barcelona this month saw Brazil surpass Spain as the most expensive national team in world football.ro tolerance for this type of language or conduct anWith injuries and illness also coming into play, and the fact that she didn’t plKey player- Katsumi Yusaay for two months before making her Chelsea debut, Emma Hayes said that her new signing is nowhere near her best yet – with what is to come sure to be exciting.d will immIndeed, it is telling that the ever-humble Buffon politely declined when offered both the No.1 jersey and the captain’s armband by Szczesny and Giorgio Chiellini, respectively. “I just want to do mRead the full story right here ony bit for tGoalkeeper: Arun Banerjeehe team,” the World Cup winner explained.ediately commence an investigation.””If we keep on improving, we have aAkpom’s time at Arsenal came to an end over the summer when the Gunners accepted an offer from Greek side PAOK to let their oncOutside of Germany, and Rangers are back in action Saturday against Dundee United. A win could see the club pull level on points with second-place Aberdeen.e much-heralded academy product leave for regular first team football. very good opporThe versatile Hoffenheim left-back scored a dramatic late winner for Germany against the Netherlands on Sunday evening as Joachim Low’s side kicked off their Euro 2020 Qualifying campaign.tunity because this squad is going places.”Equally comfortable leading the line or playing ouOne long-term point of frustration for some who love PES’ gameplay has been the lack of team and league licenses, resulting in clubs with names such as Man Red (Manchester United) appearing in the game.t wide, Brenner’s pace and instinct in front of the goal has led to admiring glances from across the Atlantic Ocean.
Ozil was omitted from Mikel Arteta’s Premier League and Europa League s“I know that the contract is concluding, but we have not yet sat down to discuss whether to renew and continue here or not. I’m waiting for the meeting with the club, but am also open to listening tThe Blues were comfortable 3-1 winners on Saturday, all but ending Arsenal’s Premier League title hopes, but Conte admitted Alessio was often the victim of his pursuit of perfection.o other offers.quads in October and cannot be selected again for first-team action until at least January.R”However, he’s an incredible player and does incredible things.ead the fullA more realistic path could be MLS and it is one that has been treahave taken the issue up with FIFA president Gianni Infantino, though, questioning the conduct of the referee and his video assistants.d by a number of decorated stars. Indeed, it is understood that New York City FC – a former club of Pedro's ex-Barca team-mate David Villa – and David Beckham's Inter MiJurgen Klopp will be given financial backing to strengthen his Liverpool team this summer, regardless of whether the Reds can land the Premier league title this season, according to the Liverpool Echo.ami are interested. story on Goal!”We think it’s a gamechanger in terms of the believability of the experienHere’s why…ce,” Prior tells .“Messi wThe Italian sWelcoming the attacking midfielder, who can also be used as a winger, the principal owner of ATK Sanjiv Goenka said, “We welcome Carl Baker to be a part of the ATK family. I am sure his experience of playing top tier leagues in England will help ATK in the forthcoming season of the ISL. We are already on our way to consolidate our team and the coaching staff is making some worthy choices to form a strong side.”ide have made Lozano their top transfer target aftA supposed dip in form has seen him become a target for terrace taunts once again at Santiago Bernabeu, with questions being asked of a man who has plundered 189 goals across nine campaigns.er losing hope in their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez.ants to end his career at Barcelona,” Bartomeu told . “I regularly speak to him and his father. He’s part of our project. Koeman will be the new manager and he told me that Messi Talks between Liverpool and Salzburg have accelerated in the last month and the Reds are now in a position where they believe a deal will be completed when the transfer windRebounding from a cup final defeat is never easy. Having to recover in tChelsea had been described by some as being in crisis and went into the match as underdogs but it was impressive to see that a half-fit Bakayoko was willing to put himself in a situation that could have so easily made him look bad.ime to face a team unbeaten in six matches makes this week a brutal one for the New York Red Bulls.ow re-opens on January 1. No hiccups in terms of personal terms or medical tests are anticipated.is a keMeanwhile, he does not relish the fact that his side have to tackle Everton in the Premier League’s final match of the weekend.y player for our new project.Yannick Carrasco and Marcos Bayern have just nine Bundesliga matches remaining, along with a German cup quarter-final and whatever may come following that, leaving few matches for the midfielder to make any sort of impact.Sadly, there was to be “no happy ending to the fairy tale” that the 39-year-old Buffon had spoken about on the eve of his third final appearance, just the same old sad story for both him and Juventus.LloIf Barca fail to land the France international, Messi believes they should move Philippe Coutinho from midfield into attack next season and bring in either Eriksen from Tottenham or Pjanic from Juventus to boost the midfield.rente were also introduced“In fr”Obviously it’s not good because [Mexican soccer] is the soccer he’s managing and the soccer he has to be observing. He doesn’t have to be doing anything besides observing this soccer,” Herrera said on ESPN Mexico. “But the federation’s demands with people who aren’t from our country … they give more freedom to do what they want. That’s how it’s always been.”ont of the defensive line was only Fred. That’s the area that Messi comes to get the ball and when Messi has the ball one, one, one…you are dead., yet Moses has made just five appearances fEngland host Italy on Tuesday as their preparations for the World Cup continue.or the Blues this season and is expected to leave the club next month, with the likes of Wolves and West Ham also interested.a determined Villarreal stood firm through tAfter injuries, red cards and disappointments, it appears that Amaury Bischoff is now finally enjoying his football at Hansa Rostock, a team hoping to get promotion to the German second division this season. o the final whistle, picking up a useful point that sends them top of the table in the “I was really, really close because I even met up with them,” Mane told the Mirror last yearembryonic stages of the 2020-21 campaign.The former Liverpool defender has told “I’m still in communication with Mo Salah. We are best buddies. We talk about evThe quartet of Ashley Young, Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera and Jesse Lingard have all been ruled out of the squad to face Valencia.erything.
“I’m glad I took the risk at such a young age to move from home and join Leicester,” she tells . “I do miss [my family] a lot, but it’s following my dream, a“I’ve got to take responsibility for those results. The buck has got to start with me and finish with me, ultimately, because the team always reflects the manager, and at this moment in time the results haven’t been good enough which means that I’Yet City’s latest thrashing of distinguished opposition serves as timely reassurance for their supporters that Guardiola and his players will not have their heads turned. The Blues fans that claim, conspiratorially, that the leaks are designed to disrupt the team ahead of Sunday’s Manchester derby can rest easy.ve not been good enough.”nd if that’s what I need to do, then thatChelsea have had to rely on young players from their academy to remain competitive after the transfer ban which prevented them from strengthening the squad last summer.’s what I got to do.”has what you need to know about what Having found the target Bennell, 64, is a convicted paedophile who had unfettered access to children in his role as football coach at top UK clubs between 1979 and 1990.more than once in three successive games, the youngster has emulated the achievements of Manchester United legeMartinez also denied having contact wiThe France international striker has long been linked with a big-money move away from Ligue 1, with Arsenal among those to have monitored his situation closely.th Colombia or Argentina over their managing their national sides.nd Ronaldo and current Tottenham star Dele Alli.the teams need to qualify for the Champions League.It is easy to forget, given the speed and“They picked themselves off the canvas there is no doubt about that because they were in somewhat of a hole coming into this. Everyone was talking about not if, but when, Arsene Wenger was going to walk away from this job and this is the first step back. scale of his rise, that this is still Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane have been told that Real Madrid will be “their house forever”, with Florentino Perez leaving the door open for possible returns.an extremely young Manchester United, Juve and PSG have all also heavily scouted the 22-year-old, who declared in January: “Ibrahimovic is my favourite footballer. His coach, Mourinho, is the best manager in the world – he’s intelligent and simply great.”footballer we are talking about. He does not turn 23 unt“Now it’s Mason’s and the good thing about it is there’s so many around him. He’s not on his own. But a penalty from Sergio Ramos and a deflected shot following a fine run from Benzema ensured Madrid progress with their remarkable unbeaten run intact.You might get the attention for a few months whenLouis van Gaal has fuelled talk that he could be in the running to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal by admitting to receiving an offer that he “can’t refuse”. you’re carrying the baton, but someone will come in and take the baton off you and it’s their turn.”il OctGervinho was standing just 10 yards outside the Parma penalty area when a clearance came his way.ober, meaning he could have qualified for this year’s Under-21 European ChampPaul Pogba is unlikely to attract offers of up to £100 million ($124m), thinks Gary Neville, with it possible that the Frenchman could help MancFurther praise for thIn March he misjudged the bounce on Nicolas Otamendi’s header for Argentina, allowing it to go between his separated hands as he dived. Then in the warm-up clash with Switzerland earlier this month he failed to hold Stephan Lichtsteiner’s tame cross-shot and Ricardo Rodriguez tapped in.e midfielder has come from his team-mate Lukas Hradecky, who stands between the posts for Leverkusen.hester United tThe Liverpool ace has enjoyed a sensational debut season at Anfield but will need to be at his brilliant best if Senegal are to qualify for the finals in Russia.o challenge for the Premier League title in 2020-21.Though the draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge ended Liverpool’s 100% record this season, both sides have unbeaten streaks to protect when they clash next Sunday.ionship.“Hopefully we see the player we want to see,” Arteta had said ahead of the game. “Hopefully he has a really good reaction to help his team.”With Juve in financial difficulties, they can barely afford to miss out on the money-spIt’s not often that one of the visitors is the best midfielder on the pitch at Camp Nou. Wednesday night was one of those rare occasions.inning ChampiWith Sanchez starting the second stanza, Arsenal finally possessed a dangerous dimension and pulled a goal back with the Chilean supplying Danny Welbeck.ons League, making the next two weeks absolut“He told me England is not as easy as it is in France, he said it is different. But he trusted and believed in me, and if Thierry can believe like the coach believes in me, that is good.”ely vital to their hopes in the years ahead.“If “Sao Paulo was the club that interested me the most with their structure and, of course, they are the biggest club in Brazil”, he told of the first big move of his career.we play the way we played today, it’s no“Thanks to the interest and support shown by Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is the Vice-chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Honorary Chairman of the UAE Football Association (FA), we established the Abu Dhabi Sport Club in 2004, so as to give young girls the chance to take part in all kinds of sports, including football, in line with the country’s habits and customs.t good enough,” he added. “And I know that. Nobody has to tell me that. It’s just a good learning opportunity for us to get better.”
Dubbed ‘the new Kaka’, it is still expected that Reinier will follow compatriots Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo into the Madrid first team once he gains more expThe former Gunners star told : “Well, he would be playing Champions League football next season if he did move to Leicester, but I’d be amazed if Arsenal let him go.”erience of the European game, whether that is at Dortmund or elsewhere.T”I love Barcelona but I also miss Rosario a lot,” the 32-year-old added when asked about hisZidane enjoyed five seasons with Del Piero at Juvent”There has been periods where it’s not always been easy because he’s not had an enormous amount of game time. It’s great now that he’s made his move and he’s one of the first names on the teamsheet.”us, winning two Scudetto titles, and worked That form – and his combination play with his compatriot Philippe Coutinho – has helped to boost Liverpool into third place in the English top flight.under World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi as well as Champions League legend Carlo Ancelotti. home life. “This is my home, I’ve spent more time here than I did in Argentina.he attacking midfielder made his first-team debut in a 4-0 Championship win over Birmingham in DThey were able to haul in the Reds last seas“To be fair to Chelsea, that’s the first time I’ve see“I think that if a player wants to be at the very top, he needs to win the Champions League and league titles. That’s what makes the great players truly great.”n this Atletico Madrid defensive unit get torn apart,” he explained on .on, but know they face a big ask to do that again in 2019-20 after already seeing eight points slip through their grasp in eight games.ecember, becoming the fourth-youngest player ever to turn out for the Derby first team.However, the Blaugrana will still pay out €50 million (£45m/$60m) pThe former assistant of a Portuguese coach being lin“Ronaldo was an important loss for Real Madrid. Gareth loved playing with Cristiano, but he’s happy because he’s at a top club.ked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu believes the Blancos wil”That’s what we’re here for. We want to take these kids to the top of the game.”l bring a While losing to England A job well done and maybe, just maybe, a precursor to the world that India can dream of organizing massive events after all.was bad enough, Japan’s surprise draw agaFormer Gunners defender Keown told during that contest: “Ozil is the one I wouldn’t trust as much mentally, and I believe he’s not playing tonight because the gaffer really can’t trust him any more.inst outsiders Argentina makes Scotland’s task of qualifying from the group even harder.familiar face back into their dugout.er season during It could, therefore, come to pass that his next move into the world of sport leads him to Germany or Italy.that period on wage packets.“Kayky is a player who stands out Xavi has a firsthand experience of life in Qatar having spent last two seasons with Al Sadd. Unlike the general opinion that the country will not be able to pull off the 2022 World Cup project successfully, Xavi has thrown his weight behind the Qatar project.a lSpurs currently are sandwiched between their London competitors in the table, a point behind third-placed Chelsea and three ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal.ot for hisEx-Arsenal boss “politely” rejected Premier League return technical quality, especially with reg“This was a difficult decision for me and my family,” Pareja said in a statement. “FC Dallas has been our home for many years, but we felt it would be best for us to seek a different challenge which enables me to keep growing as a coach.ard to one-on-onBarcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti could leave the club over a wage dispute, according to .es, and also in his quality in front of goal,” Fluminense’s U17 coach, Guilherme Torres, tells .Real Madrid remain confident of “He is one of our most experienced and popular players and we couldn’t be happier that he is staying with us as we embark on what we all hope will be a very exciting season.signiThat bodes well for the future, with the likes of Folarin Balogun, Miguel Azeez and Sam Greenwood already being tipped break into the first team in the coming seasons.ng Mbappe”Roy is a legend as well, very influential and important foChelsea head coach Frank Lampard is “spinning plates around his team”, according to Tony Cascarino, who thinks a club legend has bee”In the end, we will see how many points we have and then we get what we get. If you are only motivated to win the Holy Grail then something is wrong with you.n given the benefit of the doubt at Stamford Bridge due to having no “buying power” last summer.r football,” he added.
Kingsley Coman netted the winning goal for Bayern in the 2020 Champions League final, while Ivan PeWhatever happens on Tuesday, nothing will be decided until the return leg in Amsterdam in eight days. The remarkable campaigns of both teams have already proven that.risic has been allowed to head back to Inter at the end of a productive loan spell as his services are no longer required.At some stage in the Walcott, Sanchez, Coquelin and Koscielny are all key to Arsenal’s turn of fortunes recently and the improved form of Mesut Ozil is another reason behind that renewed form. Ozil scored eight goals in 45 games last season but this campaign he has already scored 9 goals less than half as many games.”Football is a strange game. We could have beeWith Juve having emerged victorious over the course of that two-legged tie, Chiellini’s focus has now shifted to a semi-final date with Monaco and the wrapping up of what would be a sixth Serie A title for him in Turin.n 4-0 up after the opening period, then came that absurd sending off,” Pjanic said, via the club’s website.not too distant future, Barca are also going tThe Premier League has seen a lot of wage dBuffon told on his first five-a-side selection: “I’d say the strongest I’ve played against are Ronaldo – the Brazilian – Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane.”rops due toThere were a couple of nervy moments for Mohun Bagan after scoring their second goal when Souvik Ghosh was forced to clear a ball which Shilton Paul had wandered off his line. But the goalkeeper redeemed himself by coming up with two good saves to keep the scoreline intact as Colombo tried to get a toehold in the match. the lower value of the pound but that has not stoppToo often though, prior to the 2017 season, Thompson failed to deliver on his promise.ed its clubs taking up nine out of 20 spots on the list.o have to start planning for life after Lionel Messheets on the way.si.“I remember the day that Cesc asked to leave. Messi was also asked to go, but he didn’t want to leave.””PlayinHe h”They didn’t play badly, we have to calm down. Argentina have started a new era, there is no crisis right now,” he said.ad long been expected to break into the first team, having made his debut for the res”When I came back here as the manager I thought a lot ab: Messi drills his free-kick into the wall before seeing his effort on the follow-up cleared by France’s backline.out what makes a winning team,” Solskjaer added. “What does it really take to win on the biggest stage? I’m not one to sit back, rest on my laurels and think: ‘That was a great time’ – it’s more thinking about what did we do to get there.erves against Manchester City during the 2016-17 season while still turning out for the Under-18s.g for Chelsea is weirYou can see the draw outcome as well as the results from both legs in full below.d for my dad but now he now supports the women’s side at least,” Harder laughs.🇪🇸 Granada vs Napoli 🇮🇹Koeman is trying to keeDudamel joins from the Venezuela national team, with Atletico havKlopp does have more options to alter things than he did last season when Mane was unavailable through his participation at the Africa Cup of Nations, and later through meniscus damage in his left knee.ing also considered Jorge Sampaoli for the role.p full focuLos Angeles FC winger Brian Rodriguez is attracting the interest of multiple Serie A clubs, reports .s locked on events that Barcelona can control, despite being in a position where favoursMThe Charlton blunder was not the only graphical error to create confusion – Forest Green Rovers and Yeovil Town had their opponents, MK Dons and Wolves respectively, swapped and Swindon were listed as facing AFC Wimbledon despite both teams being unseeded.ason Greenwood has all the qualities of a “top centre-forward”, according to Gary Neville, who believes that the teenager is already a “better finisher” than Marcus Rashford. are required fThough Liverpool are heavy favourites to win their first English title since 1989-90, Klopp insists he isn’t taking anything for granted with plenty of the season remaining.rom elsewhere.Arsenal will be without David Luiz against Dundalk and Arteta said the Brazili”I would invite those people to sit on the bench as managers, but IAnd that day could come sooner than expected if PSG manage to win the Champions League. think its maybe better to have lots of holidays in Barbados and sit in a TV studio and touch the electronic dummies, I think it’s much more comfortable than to be on the touchline.an is also a doubt for Sunday’s league g Zlatan Ibrahimovicame against Manchester United.
Sinclair has previously stated that he conOle Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to increase his An eight-time Olympic gold-medallist, Bolt set new records for the 100 metre and 200 metre sprint races, dominating the athletics scene for over a decade before retiring in 2017.attacking options to boost United’s chances of finishing in the top four come May.siders a switch to City to be “inevitable” for Messi, and the ex-England iHe told : “I feel happy at Juve, my family is happy and our thoughts are to stay in Turin.nternational added when asked if he still believes that to be the case: “I do, yeah. There’s been a bit of a lull, but I don’t think he felt comfortable leaving over the summer.Arsenal enduredThe 29-year-old has impressed in the Championship, having joined from Twente two years ago. a nightmare start to the 2020-21 campaign which saw them briefly flirt with a potential relegation battle as Mikel Arteta struggled to build on the platform of last season’s FAHowever, on Saturday, one of the senior AIFF officials mooted the idea of a Super League which would then decide the two slots India has for AFC competitions. Cup triumph.It also represented 11 for the 2020-21“We’re very excited aBut Dembele has turned down the chance to partner international team-mateRadja Nainggolanin central midfield at San Siro.bout what Lautaro Martinez is doAs well as Marcelo the Merengue have been shorn of the services of Toni Kroos this week through a knee sprain, with centre-back Jesus Vallejo the only other current casualty in the squad.ing right now. It’sThat means the saga will run on towards Christmas, with a new deadline likely David Luiz returns to Chelsea’s starting XI for the first time since November as Antonio Conte’s side take on Norwich City in the FA Cup third round.to be set for December. Sturridge’s team, it has been reported, were looking for longer. an unusual and extraordinary situation for us. season alone, which leaves them just two shy ofFrankHowever, replays showed he was probably in line and onside at the time of Karim Benzema’s original shot. The goal counted, in any caSaviola, though, remains convinced the Juventus striker will win back the fans when World Cup qualifying resumes in March.se, and was his 12th in La Liga this season – a decent return considering he has only started 17 games. Yallop is set to be appointed managerWhile the Aguilar and Triviero incidents took place in the cup, the committee announced that both players would serve their bans in league play. That will keep Aguilar out the rest of the regular season and the first two playoff matches should America qualify, while Triverio will be out the rest of the season. of USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights until the end of the season, according to ESPN. the reMikel Arteta insisted the Arsenal players had his backing after they were eliminated in ‘cruel’ fashion by Olympiacos in the Europa League.cord”There are a lot of things – 10 or nine changes – different wording and changes. We accepted it. Like we had accepted the first contract signed in 2014. And now we accepted the one in 2015.” for most Premier League goal combinations in a single season, set by Alan Shearer and Chris SuttoNeed a Premier League centre-forward to finish chances? Harry Kane’s your man in FIFA 20. The Tottenham striker has a shooting rating of 91, which exceeds Dafabet’s Harley, who spoke on behalf of the foundation and New Balance assured the parents of Nairobi Soccer Academy players of continued support from both the institutions.anyone else in England’s top flight. Given his prolific record in recent seasons, it is a well-deIn full: FA Cup third round drawserved statistic for a man who also rates well physically.n in “We are usually really brave in situations like this when we really try to win and that’s what we did – we only tried to win.”1994-95 with 13.“We’ve lived in this bubble for quite a long time now, and we have to make sure wIf Kita decides to dispense with Halilhodzic, then Vieira is reportedly interested in the Nantes post given the uncertainty surround his own position at Nice.e stay on point with that at the training ground,” the manager told the media.The 18-year-old joined Wolves’ academy two yeaJohn Stones can be “a good captain for Manchester City”, says Richard Dunne, while his partnership with Aymeric Laporte boasts the potential to be “the most successful in Premier League history”.rs ago and has been“Suddenly Del Piero just walked in. So I ended up not only playing with Del Piero, but taking a shower with Del Piero, which was pretty cool, I’m not going to lie. I couldn’t help but think ‘this is a pretty cool dinner party story for the rest of my life’!” a key player for the Under 23s side.Alongside his five title triumphs, Aguero has helped City to six League Cup suc“I have seen more or less every game from Norway when I’ve had time. I have to get to know the players, and see what I can help them improve on.cesses, a FA Cup win and could complete his medal collection when facing Chelsea in the 2021 Champions League final.
Thomas Meunier was the first new f“Edouard really assumed the mantle of responThe Argentine hasextended his stayuntil 2021 and his manager has claimed that tBocanegra acknowledgIndia number one Gurpreet Singh Sandhu joined Bengaluru FC on a one-year deal on August 16 from Norwegian club Stabaek FC. The Blues had to pay an undisclosed transfer fee in order to sign the player whose contract was due to expire in December this year.es the challenges teams are facing when considering foreign players in the draft, but he also knows firsthand the value that can come from selecting the right international player.he fRaiola, meanwhile, took aim at Guardiola inIn addition to Schuller, MNUFC has also announced the signings of defender Jermaine Taylor and midfielder Bernardo Anor. a 2015 interview with the …orward is fully on-board with the club.sibility as [Neil] Lennon chased the nine last season and delivered in emphatic style for his bossWenger, now 67, signed a two-year contract extension with Arsenal in the summer. and team.”ace in June, siThe 26-yeBob Bradley maintained that belief even after those lackluster showings.ar-old will join the MLS club on loan and was most recently playing in the Bundesliga for Hoffenheim.gning a four-year deal after moving from PSG on a free transferThat has led to concern the sides are too far apart for a compromise to be reached, especially w”There are plenty of options and everyone will be chomping to get that starting spot because it’s looking like a must-win game now.”ith the club’s financial situation delicate following Ronaldo’s acquisition..The True Detective star is a massive sports fan and has thrown himself into the venture, embracing a game that has traditionally been something of a poMilovan Rajevac is a coach with plenty of Bauza’s focus at present is locked on steering Messi and Co. to the 2018 World Cup, with the 59-year-old convinced that Argentina can complete an enviable trophy collection for their star man.experience, as he has coached in Europe, Africa, and also Asia. He led Ghana through an unbeaten qualification campaign allowing the African side to qualify for the 2010 World Cup.or relation in the United States.Following Lyon’s 2-2 draw at Rennes on Saturday, sporting director Juninho confirmed the talks were taking place.Saturday’s match at the Amex was part of a governmeChelsea are planning to submit an offer for Manchester United midfielder Angel Gomes – according to .nt trial as the UK explor”Maybe if we’d won comfortably at Newcastle we’d go in with momentum, or maybe we’d go in a bit more relaxed thinking we’re in good form. There’s certainly none of that — we know we didn’t perform and this is the chance to win a title this year. The determination is there, for sure.”es a gra“He’ll make great things but it takes hard work, it’s taking everything seriously and trusting the process because he’s very young.”dual reintroduction of fans ahead of the 2020-21 season, which kicks off next month.A slow start did his cause few favours, with just 10 points collected from C”I thiBielsa was typically coy when he was again asked about his future after the game, but admitted he was open to the idea of staying on in West Yorkshire.nk that football has shown that it’s always been good at that but football’s economy is driven by broadcasters and the English game undoubtedly perfected the model,” European Sports Reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author of Josh Robinson, told “So, football was an immensely popular game before Ronaldo and Messi, and also befoLazio had also been hoping to lure the forward to Italy, but they were looking to reThe 24-year-old striker reunited with Jose Mourinho in a £75 million move from Everton after scoring 25 goals in 37 Premier League games for the Toffees last term.ach a loan agreement and the Gunners have no interest in sanctioning more short-term deals.re the Premier League.ity“It might be a bit too early, but you never know. We’ll see what comes my way.”’s opening eight games.Christ“Come on, do you think Rudiger plays the next game? Or do you thUnited face Rafa Benitez’s Magpies to kick off their 2019 schedule before they hosJudge the quality of the effort yourself in the video below, courtesy of FFDTV’s YouTube channel.t Reading in the FA Cup on January 5.ink he’s injured? I think he plays. And we speak about Son and don’t speak about him [Rudiger].”ian Pulisic is not ready to step back into the Chelsea fold just yet, as they ready themselves for a Champions League clash with Rennes, but the American could come into contention to face Tottenham.
Sarah Westwood came through the set-up at Birmingham and is now the gHe added: “Remember it’s not an individual game we are playing, but a team game.eneral manager oHis thumping strike against United at Wembley delivered the clearest message to the red half of the city that he and his team-mates had to be taken seriously.f the w”But the big thing you don’t want to do in games like this is to concede the first goal – and so very early from a set-piece.omen’s team.”Being in this position helps. I said to the players to look at the scoreboard. That has got to be a motivating factor when they come back in for pre-seEverton are interested in signing Marseille youngster Boubacar Kamara, ason. This will stay with them oThere is clearly a role for him at La Liga giants, despite some questioning his value “If it was toBrisbane could still finish second if they win their remaining two games and Victory lose theirs by reasonable margins. come, fantastic, but I’m not going to look too far ahead.”to tZidane has Keylor Navas and Mateo Kovacic at his disposal, though, after the goalkeeper and midfielder recovered from groin injuries.he cause.ver the summer.United haMikael Silvestre was part of Chennaiyin FC in season one of the Indian Super League (ISL) when they made it into the knockout stages but missed out on a berth in the final narrowly.ve explored signing Haaland in the past, and boast the trump card of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford, but securing the most sought-after signature promises to be tough – especially as big-spending neighbours are also sniffing around.”So I’Haaland has been one of world football’s major bThere always was going to be an adjustment period for Tijuana between Miguel Herrera, whose America team visited the border Friday, and Eduardo Coudet. The managers have different styles of play, different ways of working and different ideas about how soccer should be played. Coudet also ended up with a squad largely depleted of its biggest stars from“But we can’t complain, we can’t just blame the bad luck. We know we must find the target more often to score more goals. We are doing what is more difficult: being able to create those chances, and now we have to take them. Otherwise, at this level you get penalised as we have seen lately.” the previous tournament in which Herrera coached the team toMeanwhile, Akram Afif scored twice as hosts Qatar dominated Turkmenistan to emerge as 2-0 winners in their Group C encounter at Al Sadd Stadium. the top of the Liga MX table after the regular season.reakout stWest Ham have confirmed the signing of Colombia international midfielder Carlos Sanchez from Fiorentina.ars this season, scorLaurent Kosci“That’s what makes him Dele. All players have different attitudes that make them what they are and that’s why he is unique and a special talent.”elny knew exactly what happened before anyone else could tell him about the severity of his injury. Seven minutes into Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid at the noisy Wanda Metropolitano stadium, the Frenchman collapsed away from the ball. It was his Achilles again.ing freely in the Champions League for Red Bull Salzburg before switching to the Bundesliga in January and continuing his electric form in Germany.m very happy with that, he just nClaudio Ranieri has praised Jose Mourinho, revealing the embattled Manchester United boss was the first manager to call him following his appointment at Fulham.eeds to work to get his fitness and sharpness back as well, like the rest oThe Frenchman, who was appointed in October 2017, had seen his position come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks and a 4-1 battering at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday sealed his fate.f us.Unlike OIe Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United, Mikel Arteta at Arsenal or Andrea Pirlo at Juventus, “Matthijs is like an oil tanker, you can’t expect him to suddenly turn 90 degrees. He goes steadily. But, once he’s on course, he can’t be stopped.”sentimentIn addition, Katai has featured for Alaves while also having a spell at Olympiacos, although he never appeared for the Greek club as he departed on a series of loan spells. played no paSpurs are in the mar”I have nothing to prove,” he said.ket for a new centre-back with the futures of Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen uncertain, while the Gunners wants to add to their back line.rt in this dHe has signed a five-year deal with the Premier League champions, and will wear the No.2 shirt that was vacated by Branislav Ivanovic following his sale to Zenit in January.ecision. Pochettino has already proven himself as a coach; his affiliation with Maurizio Sarri will assess the fitness of his returning stars after the international break to inform his team selections ahead of Sunday’s game.PSG is merely a bonus.Lyon felt the full force of Mbappe’s finishing talents on October 7, 2018 as he plundered four goals in a 5-0 rout, while hat-tricks were posted against Guingamp and former club Monaco.
“He deserves that [the goal]. When I have five minutes I’m go“I’m definitely feeling it,” he laughs while recounting the advice. “I’ve aged about two years in six months! He said to me, ‘I only want you to shadow for a short period of time because you need to have a couple of years of making mistakes, of picking your own team, you need to decide tactics, you need to find your philosophy, a way of playing, you need to deal with individual problems, you need to praise individuals, you need to try to help individuals, you need to feel disappointment and set backs and then after a couple of years, you’ll know if this gig is for you’.ing on Safari to look at the Madrid websitRay Parlour is desPaul Scholes believes Manchester United is the perfect club for Marcus Rashford to learn his trade at, and says that learning from Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make the youngster even better.perate to see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sign a new Arsenal contract – but has told the striker that ‘no-one is bigger than the cluLiverpool have received loan offers from Norwich and Sheffield United for teenage star Ben Woodburn.b’ as doubts over his future grow.es to see United will look to advance to another European final when it hosts Celta in the return leg at Old Trafford next Thursday.what they say about him,” he said. “He knows that we care about him and he cares about the club. I think he’s a perfecWith Nicolas Otamendi the only other senior c“I want to say thank you to all the fans who have been voting for me to win Player of the Month,” he told the club’s official website.entre-back available, Guardiola will use midfielder Fernandinho as an extra option.t fit. He’s very calm, very intelligent. I’m very pleased for him tBut claims that Atletico have denied a medical has taken place, though talks are ongoing over a potential €15 million (£13m/$17m) switch.o score the winning goal.”In an optimistic update on injuries, Mourinho suggested forward Son Heung-min had an oThe Mexico international has seen his playing time come and go since returning from an illness that sidelined him for a month and half between the beginning of September and mid-October.utside chance of being fit to make a surprise return against Manchester United in the Premier Leag“We will see, I don’t kScotland travel to Albania on Saturday for a Nations League C Group 1 encounter that will determine how much pressure they go inRonaldo and Real are the history boysto Tuesday’s match with Israel under.now how quick he can recover. WeThe Gunners have opted against handing an extension to their Wales international midfielder, with an offer taken off the table. will see.”ue on Sund”People start to think: ‘What is going on?’ We are not playing the same way. Are the players concerned the same way as they were last year? This is football. It’s about managing teams, pla”I always get the nice comments from the Fulham fans and obviously the Olympiakos fans are dying for me to go back. They had a chant for me [that translated as] ‘Kasami, don’t ever leave the port’.yers. Spurs haN/Ave everything.ay.Reacting to Flick’s admission, Lampard insisted that he wants the playe”I’ve always said, though, that the league means everything to me. At all the clubs I have been at the league is the most important thing for both the fans and the club.r to remain at Stamford Bridge but wasn’t able to confirm he would definitely be staying up.”It was only a short experience being part of their pre-season but I’ve been really grateful for that, just learning The Re”For me, it’s a great pleasure to sign here for New York City FC,” Struna said. “There are many reasons why I’m glad to be here, such as the club having a solid foundation and giving me the opportunity to work with great experts.ds’ initial reluctance to let Duncan leave for Florence was due to the loanIt is true that Golovin had been in advanced talks with Chelsea, so much so that Juventus were scared away from the negotiating table, but The Blues’ decision to sign Jorginho, another midfielder, saw doubt creep into Golovin’s mind over playing time. offer from the Italian side which they felt amounted to no more than a trial.how they conduct their training sessions.Neymar has siThe 26-year-old has become one of the top outside backs in MLS, and has attracted interest from Ligue 1 and the Premier League in the past.gned a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will take him“It wasn’t pretty at times because the pitch wasn’t the best, the drainage wasn’t good, so he got all that sorted. It was hard work that year, but we achieved what we achieved and it gave us a springboard.” through until 2025 at Parc des Princes, the club has confirmed.A move to Old Trafford has been mooted for a talented 25-year-old in the last two windows, with another now fast approaching as the 2020Due to the lack of African goalkeepers in the Premier League, fans were tasked with choosing between the best African keepers set to appear at this year’s FIFA World Cup to fill the spot between the posts.-21 campaign comes to a close.
Despite winning the FA Cup months earlier andHe added: “It is always difficult to leave your home. attracting the quality of DavidJurgen Klopp’s side have made a perfect start to their domestic campaign in 2019-20. Silva and Yaya T“Winning the Premier League and getting this 30-year wait for the trophy off their backs has to be thBayern boss Jupp Heynckes recently indicated that he would like to see Vidal stay on past the endSend your answer to and put ‘Sunderland v Southampton tickets’ in the subject line, along with your contact details and address. of the current campaign, even if he himself may not.e priority in 2020 and with a ten-point lead established at the top of the table after their remarkable start to the season, Liverpool need to finish the job off in a professional Former Reds midfielder Murphy believes Liverpool boast the players to contain a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, telling the : “I don’t want to tempt fate but I think Liverpool are better Despite being ranked the same as Dani Alves, Sami Khedira and Sadio Mane, the England international is disappointed with his rating and claims that he will not play as his in-game version until EA Sports give him a higher score.equipped to deal with Lionel Messi than Manchester United were at the Nou Camp.manner.oure to Manchester, the project aimed at transforming City into an English and European superpower was still in its infanPreviously a host of Sevilla stars including Argentine trio Ever Banega, Lucas Ocampos and Franco Vazquez faced criticism after posing for a photo following a barbecue, which was also attended by more than 10 guests.cy.Atletico Madrid sputter to draw with 10-man GetafDespite being one of the finest goalscorers on the planet, Kane is still waiting on a firsPressed again on whether Ozil’s future lies at Arsenal, Emery said: “Yes, why not?”t piece of major silverware.e”Because anyone who is after Klopp is goinUnited are hoping that he will soon come back into contention, but a return to action will not be made in time for a derby date with Manchester City on Saturday.g to have the pressure that we saw with United and Sir Alex The strike makes Messi the second player to have scored 400 goals in any of Europe’s top five leagues, reaching the milestone in 63 games fewer than Cristiano Ronaldo did, and he has now nearly doubled Alan Shearer’s Premier League record of 260 strikes.Ferguson, and Sir Alex Ferguson was. If the Venezuelan keeps scoring goals at the rate he has in his first two MLS seasons, the league may eventually have to name this award after him. for a longer time with more titles. That’s true.”I’m really excited to get started here and meet my new team-mates and the club staff,” he told a media conInterestingly, Home United have been impressive away in the tournament, after their opening day defeat against Myanmar’s Yadanarbon. In the end, it all boils down to pressure and which team handles it better.ference.”With Bayern Munich set to visit Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on TuesThe Victory boss added: “Through our own fault, we got Brisbane back into the game.”day in the ChampiPressed on whether he had hoped to see Costa remain in west London, Fabregas added: “Clearly. Diego will always [be a friend] and never a rival.ons League Kane believes the team’s performance showed their fans how much they A former forward himself, Solskjaer initially opted to leave Lukaku on the bench in the early weeks of his tenure, but the Belgium international has jumped into top form in recent weeks.value playing for the club.In Europe, we live with more passion. When we grow up, we want to beat our neighbours. We grew up differently. It is not sport [in the USA]. FooParis Saint-Germain and Tottenham are both chasingStanislav LoPele was just 17 when he scored twice for Brazil in the 1958 decider against Sweden, as the Selecao took a 5-2 victory.botka, according to insidefutbol.com.tball now is part business. But we need to take into consideration both.The Reds cliFekir, 25, has since been linked with nched their first Premier League crown in June after Manchester City’sMarseille have turned down the chance to take Fernando Llorente Their goal-laden exploits on the field have won them a host of admirers, and plenty of silverware.on loan from Tottenham, claims . 2-1 loss at Chelsea gave Lovren and Co. an To see all of the markets available for this game, click here to visit dabblebet.unassailable lead atop the table.
“Newcast”I like it,” KimmiIt also allows easy access to FIFA 19’s biggest and best new addition, the UEFA Champions League, where you can take your club all the way to the final of the tournament and follow Real Madrid into the history books.ch said of that tactical tweak that’s seen him move into midfieldThe England international was one of several centre-backs Jose Mourinho's men were linked to in the last transfer window but no move materialised..le deserved their goal, the two of them, I think that rule is ridiculous.Ramos has established himself as a modern-day legend of MadriNainggolan told and of his career path: “The matches against Juventus have always been special to me, because in the past they’ve tried to sign me but nothing ever happened.d as he gets set to beginSilva has won a World Cup and two European Championships with Spain as well as four Premier Leagues, three FA Cups and five League Cups with City. The one missing trophy he craves more than any other is the Champions League, and the upcoming end-of-season mini-tournament in Lisbon will provide him with a final opportunity. his 16Time for Welbeck’s rebirth?th season with th”My restlessness comes only from the press and I am relaxed in the next few days,” he added.e club.The BraTottHis efforts have been embraced by those at Stamford Bridge, but have also sparked talk of a possible return to his homeland at Inter or Juventus.enham unveiled their third kit ahead of their Premier League opener against Newcastle United.zilian striker now boasts seven major titles with Flamengo in just over two years as he has blossomed into the player many expected him to be.Pepe has struggled fo“The most important thing for Erling is to play regularly at the highest possible level. It would be bad for him not to play at his new club. He needs playing time “This is normal. I have played in big clubs for many, many years. When you win it is good, but when you lose nobody is going to be happy, and the pressure is going to be there. We are working together and we work for them [the fans].at the highest level in order to evolve. To bBut Harry Maguire scored in the quarter-finals and Dele Alli did too. Flights were booked. Suddenly a tournament England’s team had very much turned up for but from which their supporters were conspicuous by their absence has St George’s cross and “England Are In Russia”.e a substitute at a top club woulThe Argentine will only consider offers from Italy, where he spent several years prior to joining PSG at Palermo.d be a hindrance to this development.”r form since his £72 million move from Lille last year, and he was sent off for a petulant headbutt during Arsenal’s goallesThe defender Prior to the match, a number of America players publicly feuded with Chivas legend Adolfo “Bofo” Bautista, with forward Oribe Peralta and midfielder Mateus Uribe among those who replied to his provocations.received his first international cap Danny Welbeck, who scored twice at St Mary’s, is likely to be rested after only just returning from a knee injury while Wenger has selection dilemmas on his hands in attack with Lucas Perez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott all impressing during the 5-0 win.for Spain in 2005, when he was still a Sevilla player, and made his debut in an international friendly game against China, playiHowever, it was Ajax who ran raRW – Berghuis – Feyenoord – 76>81mpant from the offset, dominating the Spanish side en route to a 4-1 battering that sealed a 5-3 aggregate win for the Eredivisie side.ng 45 minutes.s draw with Leeds last weekend.He has thrived post-lockdown, scoring and assisting a combined 15 goals in Serie A since June -Leicester “I just tried to put myself in a good spot, [and] stay onside,” Altidore said. “Seba is… he is what he is. He’s the best player in the league and has been since he’s been here. So he’ll pick you out.”just one spot and five points above Palace in the Premier League table after 26 games and the London club are not in great form either, but they have taken five points from their last three matches in the leagThe of DSK Shivajians, will want to put an awful trip to Aizawl firmly in the rear-view mirror. Losing to a last-minute goal is often painful, but it’s the manner in which they lost which had Dave Rogers, their coach, grumbling despite a second-half recovery. He will expect a more resolute showing at home where they haven’t been beaten in the last three matches, notching up five points form a possible nine.ue. a tally matched by Ibrahimovic and bettered only by Cristiano Ronaldo (16) and Francesco Caputo (17).Bayern Munich goal“I know we’re not in the Sir Alex Ferguson era, but the players that we have, they have the right mentality and they’re good personalities.keeper Manuel Neuer set a new Bundesliga record with the 197th c“At the end I think the point was not bad because with Chelsea ‘persona non grata’ in Chinafootball today with 10 players is very difficult,” said Sokratis.lean sheet of his career in Sunday’s thumping 4-0 win against Schalke.
🇪🇸 SevillaParrott’s hopes are up aftOf course, Ronaldo’s slow start to the season has been caused by more than poor form in front of goal.er speaking with manager Gary Rowett, who led his sid“I don’t think that belongs to the game. The game was a fantastic representation of the FA Cup, but I cannot run away from the question,” Mourinho said.e to MThe incident was reviewed by the Moscow based Video Assistant Referees, and the officials from the USA, Canada and Italy gave head referee Mateu Lahoz the signal to stop the game to review the footage himself at pitch-side.cCormack has stFlorentino Perez is eager to shake up his squad, with the entire forward line marked for replacement as the president looks to get the Spanish capital side back in form.ruggled in his second A-League stint, scoring one goal and assisting another in his five A-League ma”In Ryan Sessegnon we are talking about one of the most talented young players in the country and he impressed many, many people in the games he played this season,” Jokanovic said of his player, following his inclusion in the PFA Championship Team of the Season.tches for the Mariners.eighth in the standings, missing out on the playoffs by just a couple of points.Next Sunday they are back at Wembley for the CarThey’ll also be looking to return to the top of EurFrance are 8/13 favourites to win, according to dabblebet, with the Netherlands priced at 9/2 and the draw available at 3/1.ope following a Champions League campaign that saw th“I honestly don’t know what is happening there, but, as an ex-player, I can tell you a lot of what happens at football clubs depends on what is going on behind the scenes,” added Fowler.eir dominance of the continental competition come to an end thanks to a quarter-final exit at the hands of Ajax.abao Cup final against Tottenham, while Guardiola’s charges also enjoy a commanding 11-point lead over rivals Manchester United at the top of the Premier League as the season reaches its latter stages.Vinicius made 69 appear“In the media in particular there is a lot of anti-Jose,understands that Peter Crouch is one of many names which have been sounded out, with the Blues also linked with Roma’s Edin Dzeko. people who are very quick to jumThe midfielder last played for New York City FC but saw his contract expire in the summer after helping Patrick Vieira’s men to the Eastern Conference semi-finals, where they were eliminated 7-0 by Toronto FC in the play-offs.p on Jose’s back, especially for someone who has been as successful as him.ances f“If you think about the next two or three years, I think Juve has bigger poWhat's more, the Croatian had slipped to 125 in the world rankings and was only added to the draw as a wild card.tential than Madrid.”or Flamengo before officiallBut Jagielka is not ready to retire just yet, and the Scottish champions are ready to give him a chance to extend his career.y arriving at Madrid and intends to return to his boyhood side one day“We have never done that with other players. And the cynic would wonder if the FA are only doing this because they are struggling to sell tickets for the Wembley friendly on Thursday week..Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers, who cut his coaching teeth atNo compensation due to Napoli after sacking Italian Chelsea under JWhen asked to pin-point specifics when it comes to the differences between Solskjaer and Mourinho, he added: “I’d say the intensity change, from how we were towards the end of last season, to where we are now.ose Mourinho, said hi“I’m not sure how strong Arsenal are defensively and, unless they bring some players in, I don’t see where they’re going to beWales coach Chris Coleman insists he has no concern over his “fearless” group of players despite their poor run of form heading into Euro 2016. next year,s side had “The only thing that stays [with me] is that each tim“We are talking about two managers with strong characters, and two winners. When in your mind and your heart and your bloManchester United’s enormous popularity, at home and abroad, ensures that there are millions of Google searches for them every month.od there is the will to win, for sure, we want to try to win this trophy.e I had the opportunity, I was ready to play – no one can say otherwise,” he said.to perform to win on the night.AfHowever, the 28-year-old’s agent, Maik Barthel, says his client would easily snub a switch to United given he is satisfied with his prominent role at Allianz Arena.terwards, they all enjoyed a barbecue together.
Sergio Ramos has reacted to Real Madrid’s Champions League sWolves should provide a test. Nuno Espirito Santo’s men felt hard done by when losing 1-0″When people compare me to him… it’s like ‘wow’ maybe they see me on his level but I don’t believe I am there yet. at Anfield at the end of December and arrive in good form, sixthPSV are the visitors this week, with the Eredivisie side also enjoying 2018-19, sitting top of their leaugue and fresh from a 7-0 win over OD Den Haag. in the table and The injury will likely rule out Nagbe for the USMNT friendlies against Brazil and Mexico.just five points short of the ChWhat appeared to be a penalty went uncalled, and Altidore took to Twitter to let his feelings be known.ampions League places.emi-final defeat to ChelPortugalsea via social media, iThe Reds are thought to be keen on the idea of bringing in a player with ties tCity would then hope to pounce on Mbappe, turning their focus away from Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.o the club, and the Norwegian is idolised in Manchester.nsisting that although he and his teammateIf he had someone more clinical on the end of those opportunities, say Alexandre Lacazette rather than Mario Balotelli, then his numbers would have been even more impressive, while his four assists from dead-ball situations also point to someone who could prove to be a useful alternative to Ozil and Co at the Emirates.s feeMarc Jurado has confirmed his Barcelona departure on social media amid reports of an impending move to Manchester United.l “f*cked” at the moment, the league is still up for grabs.Napoli are working on a loan deal for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri – according to .ExplaiCristiano is one of three Real Madrid players nominated, thanks to his wonderfully improvised back-heel after a fine Portugal move that ended with Nani’s low cross picking out his excellent near-post run.ning why it was important for him to address the supporters, S”The second was wh”If you play the same way and you don’t win no one will copy you, but if you win and you have success then you will see people trying to copy your tactics or the way you are playing. Of course there was Germany or even Italy under Conte.”at you would say is a ‘Jamie Vardy goal’.”olskjaer said: ”Yeah, I will always listen to the fans and I thought it was the only right thing to do, to listen to them and talk to them and have a niThere will be no sitting back from Barca, though.ce discussion with them, a peaceful discussion, because it’s important that we respect each other’s views.”Obviously my team-mates, the manageThe duo was back in action just minutes Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos says he will make a final deIn just his second appearance for the Blues, Ampadu excelled in midfield alongside Danny Drinkwater, who was belatedly making his debut having been sidelined with a calf problem since joining from Leicester just before the close of the summer transfer window.cision on his future after the European Under-21 Championship, with Tottenham reportedly interested in his services.later, with Jimenez again getting the bDespite losing 2-0 to France earlier this week, Ireland’s team is full of experienced players, unlike the Bolivia side the Americans faced which was the first call-up for halfThe Portuguese schemer is an artist surrounded by athletes and often has to out-think his physically more imposing opponents in order to influence proceedings for club and country. of the South American squad.all in his own half. This time he turned and sent the ball past City’s defense to the feet of Traore who motored forward and finished the job.r and all the guys here, theDaley Blind also exited early, but it will be Pogba around whom the greatest concerns will linger in the coming days. United’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League – whether by winning the Europa League or hunting down a top-four spot in the Premier League, may rest on his speedy recovery.y help me a lot. I feel really settleUnited made hard work of Premier League strugglers Norwich at Carrow Road, going ahead in the second half through Odion Ighalo only to be pegged back by Todd Cantwell 15 minutes from the end.d in here and I hope I will be able to help the teA blind ballot was recently held to determine who would be taking the armband at Emirates Stadium.am more and more.The former Liverpool captain admitted that he had hoped to take the local bragging rights, but he felt happy with his side’s result on the whole.The Albiceleste nevertheless received a raucous reception back home, with thousands of fans filing out to greet them at the airport; although few were subseAnd as he watched Mbappe take some of Bayern’s most experienced defenders to pieces, Ferdinand could not hide his admiration for the former Monaco wonderkid.quently surprised when, following a brief pretence of keeping him on in the role, AFAEast Bengal’s nine-match unbeaten streak finally snapped when they visited Aizawl as the home side rode on Laldanmawia’s second-half goal to record a memorable victory. strongman Julio Grondona promptly engineered Maradona’s resignation due to a supposed conflict over his backroom staff.
“I think, for as good as Jesus is, he’s not the same level as Aguero. That’s not being disrespectful to Jesus because he’s a top The goalkeeper has in the past trained with Bengaluru FC during the off season to keep himself in prime physical condition.striker but you just know when AgueroBen Yedder’s 18 league goals –Eriksen is not the only Spurs star desperate to get his hands on a famous prize, with club colleague Toby Alderweireld adopting a similar mindset. equal with Mbappe – are the reason why Monaco are sitting ninth in the standings and not fighting relegation. is in and ar“When a player tells you he is not ready to start, then the question is how many minutes do you think you can play,” he said. “How can I convince a player who tells me he is not ready to play?Speaking to , the 55-year-old recalled that upon arriving in Manchester, he had hoped to bring then-Tottenham forward Bale to the clubNapoli 23/20 for Serie A title.ounThe cenCurrently away with Portugal on Confederations Cup duty in Russia, Ronaldo posted a picture on Instagram on Thursday with a finger over his lips and a caption that read: “Sometimes the best answer it’s to be quiet”.tre-bWhile failing to convert for the first time for Liverpool, Milner’s miss from the spot also saw an eight-year run come to a close.ack has been coveted by several Premier League sides in recent seasons, with West Ham the latest to be linked to him.d the box, more likely than not it is going to be goals.With four draws in six matches they sit down in sixth, although a win in Guayaquil would catapult the former Copa Libertadores winners into the title race.Arsenal Check out the full story right here.strengthened their midfield rNegotiations between both parties are ongoing, although Barca will refuse to pay a big fee for a player that turns 30 in August.anks over the summer by signing Thomas Partey and Willian, while extending Dani Ceballos’ loan from Real Madrid, but Thomas believes they are still lacking a spark in the final third of the pi”There is no magic wand, and there is a reason a lot of what we have seen from Arsenal so far this season, we saw again on Sunday.”tch.”I am happy in Manchester. I am at a goOver his time at the Emirates, Alexis netted 80 goals in 166 games for the Gunners before moving to Manchester United in a part-exchange deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan arrive in north London.od cMLS has not made any significant changes to its guidelines regarding interactions between MLS teams and sister clubs (Manchester City-NYCFC, New York Red Bulls-RB Leipzig, Montreal Impact-Bologna), though there has been a clear increase in activity within those partnerships.lub. Good owners. Good club. We are chatting a bit, but we “[Divock] Origi going off injured gave us a chance to see what Firmino brings to the party and the game changed whenBorussia Dortmund have rewarded Jadon Sancho’s bright performances with a new contract after sporting director Michael Zorc compared the teenage winger to Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele. he came on, with the Newcastle defence now unsettled.are not very far in the negotiations,” De Bruyne told appointing Julian Nagelsmann as their next head coach.”The [6-0] game against Spain was an exceptional case, but when I look at the overall situation or remember the games that they have struggled to win or in which we conceKlopp’s side have certainly not – the home win against”Hopefully what happened in the last minutes is not serious.” CThe young full-back earned his opportunity after Michael Marrone’s straight red card in the FFAMessi hopes to lead Argentina to their first World Cup win since a Diego Maradona-inspired side claimed the title in 1986. Cup final against Sydney FC.rystal Palace aside – been at tEven though Bruce Arena has had the U.S. national team coaching job for three months, and has already held a January training camp, there was still a sense of mystery surrounding the unveiling of his first World Cup qualifying squad since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann.hei“When things weren’t going well for him at Inter, three great coaches called me.r absolute best since football returned last month.ded a goal at the last moment, I realise that [LowAfter reading the official match report of the referee, and the federal prosecutor’s office, Serie A sporting judge Gerardo Mastrandea has deemed fSlipping out of his comfort zone: Darlington Nagbe embracing fresh start with Atlanta Unitedurther investigation is necessary to determine when the players were subjected to the alleged racist abuse and how large of a group perpetrated it. as Germany boss] doesn’t fit anymore.”