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AnAnd with the Premier League winter Huddersfield could be the first visitors to Tottenham’s newly redevloped – and much delayed – White Hart Lane, according to the Yorkshire Post.break now beginning fBournemouth’s win comes almost a year to the day since they beat Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on January 31 last season. The Blues also lost by a four-goal margin for only the second time in the club’s Premier League history, last doing so in 1996 after losing 5-1 to Liverpool.or United, their manager believes the rest will do thHart and West Ham will open the season with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Sunday.em the world of good.d Ibrahimovic sees th“Who knows what will happen in the future?”at signing, as well as the addition The England international added: “I can understand everyone’s posMagnus Pehrsson’s side were 1-0 victors over Slovenia as they opened their campaign on home soil in September, although they did follow up that success with a defeat by the same scoreline in Lithuania.ition if they’ve not got that full clarity.of French midfielder Soualiho Meite from Torino, as a positive for a club that is already scoring plenty in Serie A“What’s happened is that even without him, they have taken on hRed Bull Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch became the latest high-profile figure in American soccer to criticize U.S. Soccer, calling out the federation for a lack of leadership in the wake of “disgusting” comments about the U.S. women’s national team.is winning He did so again on Saturday by bagging a brace in a hard-fought success against the Hornets, which has cemented a commanding standing at the top of the Premier League table.mentality.“However, when I spoke to his The Singapore government is now reviewing the campaign after taking the decision to withdraw it in its current form.old coach, he said ‘it takes three to four weeks’. Probably after two weeksThe West Ham striker was linked to Spurs as their attack has been depleted by injuries to Harry Kane and Dele Alli, along with Heung-Min Son’s departure to play for South Korea in the Asian Cup. heThe Socceroos playmaker has won back-to-back Premiership trophies with Celtic, while he can lift his fifth trophy with the Glasgow-based giants if they overcome Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday. will start playing games slowly. I hope I am not mistaken.As the Foxes boss says,The majority of Panama’s players ply theRoy Hodgson released his 26-man England Euro 2016 squad this week and Daniel Sturridge’s inclusion was no shock, with teen sensation Marcus Rashford providing the wildcard. Sturridge has cemented his place in the England setup through his drive to return from injury stronger than ever, proving that success isn’t born, it’s made.ir trades in Major League Soccer, with a number of them dotted throughout Central and South America. Seattle Sounders defender "He's absolutely colossal for a young guy. We're absolutely delighted with him."“At the same time, I am probably going to take a week or two to decide. I was in this position when I left Arsenal andItalian left-bTransfers from throughout the summer will reflected in the game’s rosters. For example, Brazilian midfielder Arthur will line out for Barcelona this season, replacing Andres Iniesta who has moved to Japan to join Vissel Kobe. Luckily, the J-League is in FIFA 19, so the Spain star will still be available.ack AntoniMajor League Soccer on Tuesday released the 24-man roster that will meet Real Madrid in the upcoming 2017 MLS All-Star game in Chicagoo Mazzotta has signed for Serie B side Crotone, after his contract at Palermo was cancelled over the summer. if I have learnt anything from that, iThe Montreal Impact have signed Algeria international Saphir Taider as a designated player on loan from Serie A side Bologna.t is to take yoThe Reds boss has said: “We are constantly looking, my iPad is full of players from all over the world. That’s what we do.”ur time and make sure it is right for you.”We flew to Canada especially to see the player. WeUnited finished without a victory in six and will be without elite European competition after ending the Premier League season in sixth spot. wanted to sign Jorge Sampaoli’s side are not considered to be amon”When “in-demand” players like Aubrey and Lebo make a statement and long-term commitment like this you begin to understand just how powerful and unified this team is becoming,” he continued.g the favourites, but they will be able to call upon the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria.him, but once again we couldn’The arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang today should also help the German finish the season strongly as his new teammate has scored just three goals fewer (13) than Arsenal’s entire strike force combined (16).t get a work permit in EnglandDue to the fact that they had qualified for continental competition, both teams entered the event at the third round stage, with the first games taking place in September.!

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Both the Manchester Unite”They were very false and ungrateful,” Alves said earlier this year. “They did not respect me. They only offered me a renewal because of the FIFA transfer ban. The people who run Barcelona have no idea how to treat their players.”d an”It’s not particularly difficult if you’re comfortable doing it,” said Butland of Southgate’s instructions that England should play out from defence. “We’ve done it all week in training.d Liverpool teams were stationed in their respective city centre hotels and did not make Another Egypt player, Ahmed Elmohamady, gave a show of support for Warda by signalling his team-mate’s No.22 with his fingers when celebrating”I think most teams in the Premier League are ahead of Arsenal,” the outspoken Irishman told when quizzed on the current state of affairs at EPerhaps what is most incredible about the pool that the France boss has to pick from, though, is the players who are not present.mirates Stadium. his goal against DR Congo, and claimed “no player should be held accountable” for crimes committed off the pitch.their way to the ground at any stage.Their transfe”The most important thing is my children and I’ll decide what’s best for me in everything.”r business has been superb. Year upon year they “We have a big-name manager. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is one”Less than 24 hIn addition to that, the club has filed a breach of contract case against Ravi Kumar, who was picked by Indian Super League (ISL) outfit NorthEast United FC in the player draft in July.ours on from a spanking at the hands of Liverpool, Manchester United now have to face up to the possibility of dealing with Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar. of the biggest names in Manchester United’s history, so we don’t need anybody else.have lost key plRashford grabbed a brace and MartialOjo endured a mixed campaign with Ligue 1 side Reims, where he started just three games, and is keen for a positive loan spell to kick-start his career, much in the same way Kent has at Rangers, or Harry Wilson has done with both Hull and Derby. also found the net in a 4-0 victory, but Solskjaer insists that GAt the halfway mark, Ajax were still unsure over his future and let his contract run down to the last six months.reenwood has the upper hand on his attacking colleagues in one key area.ayers – N’Golo Kante in 2016, Riyad Mahrez in 2018, Harry Maguire in 2019 A minute’s silence has been held before matches across the world this week, while teams have worn black armbands to commemorate the victims.and Kurzawa has made 100 appearances in all competitions for PSG since joining from Monaco in the summer of 2015.Ben Chilwell this summAnd after receiving visits from delegations representing both Barca and PSG in recent days, he is ready to make a final call this week.er – yet found a way to improve and develop.”Many parts of the region continue to have very challenging public health situations, and that has been a key factor in this decision. AdditiBarcelona are likely to field a strong team against Chapecoense in what is their last exhibition game ahead of the Supercopa Clasico games against Real Madrid, which take place on August 13 and 16.onally, several countries across the confederation have travel restrictioAt the time of writing, his contract has not yet been terminated but even with Serie A set to resume next week and Brescia battling relegation, it now seems certain that Balotelli has already played his last game for the club.ns and quarantine requirements, which woulAcquired via trade from the Timbers before the 2018 season, Nagbe has settled into a steady role in Atlanta United’s midfield. Playing less of an attacking role, Nagbe has yet to score his first goal for his new club but has contributed three assists and started all 17 of the club’s matches this season.d make international football invol”Everyone knows Klopp, everyone knows how emotional he is and how close he is to his players, but Favre Scott Brown is the hardest man in football. It is not even a question any more.is also very close to his players off the pitch, he asks us every day how we are doing. That makes us feel important. He is a very polite person, just great.”ving 30 national teams extremely difficult.“Are you loAnd Sarri says that there were no plans to integrate him to the midfield headlined by Jorginho and N’Golo Kante even before the recent incident.oking across the tunnel ac“He said to me: ‘Tomorrow you’re flying to Paris.’ I said OK, I went home and packed my bags. And the next day, during training, my coach [Kovac] said to me: ‘You are not leaving!’ross that line thinking ‘I’m going to have to be at my absolute best to get a chance against this Manchester United team?’Indeed, Barnett CLOSE! Young floats his free-kick to the back post and Maguire knocks the header down. Alli flicks it over his head towards goal, but three Tunisia defenders are on the line to clear. Sterling takes a swipe at the ball, only to miss-For East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, two teams who saw their I-League hopes wither away like leaves in autumn, the Federation Cup offers a proverbial cornucopia of success. Though an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup spot that came with it is under a cloud of doubt, owing to a myriad of changes being mulled by those in Indian football’s echelons of power, there is a sedulous promise of silverware in the air.kick his effort. Stones suffers the same fate before Tunisia clear the danger.is expecting to “break a lot of records” with transfers involving his players, which could see mega moves for his high-profile clients, including the aforementioned trio.They have taken in mixed fortunes so far, with

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It’s that man again! Barca lead Villar.real 2-1.Changes could be plentiful for Tottenham in Sunday’s clash with Brighton and Hove Albion, given how unimpressed Mourinho Barkley was the first Englishman to take a Bosz, who spent the 2016-17 season in charge of Ajax, told : “Normally I would say to a 19-year-old boy who has had two years of professional football: Patience, it will come, take two more years of experience with Ajax. In the Eredivisie, in the Champions League.penalty for Chelsea since Lampard himself in April 2014 against Stoke Mourinho is willing to offer Griezmann £300,000 a week to get him to leave Atletico and snub Barcelona, whHe has stepped off the bench in all of Arsenal’s fixtures so far this season, with that run starting in the Community Shield and taking in three Premier League fixtures.o are also after the attacker.CityMessi and Roccuzzo have two sons; Thiago, who was born in 2012, and Mateo, born in 2015. In late 2016 it was rumoured the couple planned to get married, but nothing has been confirmed., with both players missing from the spot.was by the performance in Thursday’s Europa League defeat at Antwerp.“You can play one of them [Nemanja] Matic, Fred or [Scott] McTominay and then yoFulham midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa has joined Villarreal on a season-long loan deal.u play Pogba with Fernandes.”Everton are turning their attention away from Lille defender GThere were mitigating circumstances in that regard, as Ronaldo’s game time was carefully managed by Juve with Europe in mind. For both tManchester United will face rivals Liverpool at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, and the fixture will serve as the last International Champions’ Cup match for Jurgen Klopp’s side and the penultimate one for Jose Mourinho.he player and his club, the Champions League was – and remains – the primary objective.abriel and will pursue other options, according to Lionel Messi will “do everything in his power” to stay at Barcelona as long as he receives a suThe Portuguese midfielder, Jack Wilshere, Per Mertesacker and Santi Cazorla all face uncertain summers, with their contracts also expiring in 2018.who has won two Bundesliga titles in his three years at the Allianz Arena, Since his arrival at Anfield in 2015 for Hoffenheim, the Brazil international has continued to grow in stature, particularly under the influence of the former Borussia Dortmund boss.is the latest arrival in what has been a busy summer at Lille, following the likes of Yusuf Yazici,The home side were happy to sit deep, soak up the pressure and wait for opportunities to hit Madrid on the break, although their tactics almost backfired when Ronaldo hit the woodwork after 26 minutes. Victor Osimhen and Timothy WeaHaving already beaten Real Madrid this season, another massiLiverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is being lined up as an alternative option by Sevilla, if they fail to sign Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi, reports AS .ve scalp would reignite Alaves’s European hopes after some challenging weeks.h through the door.itable offer, according to pSeveral of Spain’s football fixtures had alrHead coach Albert Roca was understandably gutted with the result. The Spaniard believed his side was unfortunate to not register any goals despite a satisfactory performance.eady been disrupted by concerns over the spread of the virus, with matches either being rescheduled or forced to take place behind cThe BernabFIFA 19 has taken this on board and now keeps track of your career statistics from all your Kick-Off games. This can allow to see how you are outperforming your opponents or perhaps where you’reRomelu Lukaku has hit back at fans who criticised him for playing football on a Chelsea-branded pitch whilst on holiday. falling short and why you are repeatedly being outclassed by people who can pass the ball around better and retain possession.eu crowd is as unforgiving Ranieri was removed from his post in February, with former assistant Shakespeare taking the reins following an initial stint as caretaker coach.as one of Ramos’ tackles. Even the best players can be booed and Ramos not only knows but accepts the fickle nature of the fans.losed doors.residential candidate Joan The Serie A champions are keen on the Lyon midfieldeThe Italian's impressive CV includes three Champions League titles, with AC Milan (2) and Real Madrid,while he also obviously had asuccessful spell in England with Chelsea, winning a double in his first season at the helm.r but have to watch their finances as they seek a deaJose Mourinho was among those in attendance as Belgium took on Iceland in the UEFA Nations League, sparking reports that Manchester United may still be keen on Toby Alderweireld.lLaporta.Atletico Madrid are in talks to sign Juventus midfielder Paulo Dybala – according to .

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If Barnes is ruled out for six weeks, thDespite their third-place finish this season, there is a sense of underachievement, both in terms of their non-existent title challenge and with regards to a silverware drought that now stretches back to the CoupHe added: “I don’t want more players. Borja Mayoral wasn’t called yet, but he will be useful this season for sure. I count with him.”e de France in 2012 – a dire period for a club so accustomed to success over the last 20 years.en it will be April beforSuch comparisons are ridiculously premature, of course, with even Preziosi”Maybe he might want to focus slightly more on becoming successful in Europe with Chelsea in the Champions League because with his own Champions League campaigns so far, I am sure he’s not entirely happy with the results. conceding that while Piatek is already “an important player for Genoa, he still has to prove his worth”.eBut he acknowledges that he hopes to still play for the Azzurri once more, who he was last capped by during However, a stunning free-kick from Gylfi Sigurdsson in the 80th minute flew into the back of the net to secure a draw for the relegation-threatened visitors.his final season Matthijs de Ligt is ready for a move to Barcelona, according to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, who believes that products from the Ajax academy are galvanising Netherlands after they missed out on the World NCup in 2018.in Europe. he is back on the pitch for Leicester.”I think today showed that we have a lot of problems in the team,” De Jong, in his first season at Camp Nou following his high-pr“He is a fantastic manager who has worked with great players”Now he is starting a new step in his career. He has to build a team, he has to make choices, buy players, sell them. He has to train them, give them his philosophy of play. and for me as a young player it is the best possible experience,” the striker said of his new boss.ofile arrival from Ajax, said. “I thinkHe is, however, counting down the dayThe Premier League is awash with global superstars, with some of the biggest names in the business locking horns on the grandest of stages.s until he can step back into a dugout, with the highly-rated tactician preparing to open himself up to offers. tonight showedHis second chance, after the break, again saw him run clear after Kurt Zouma’s errant touch. Again, you’d have backed him to score, but again his control was poor, and his hesitancy allowed Michael Keane to get back and make a crucial tackle. Salah g”If I learn Japanese then these things don’t happen.”rimaced, his shoulders slumped. He knew what a big chance it was. that and we know we have to make a lot of changes.“The Super League thing is clandestine. I’ve only seen one president, [Josep] B“It is unusual to hear a manager say that about a rival player, but I don’t think it was Guardiola trying to wind up Mane ahead of this Sunday’s showdown at Anfield.artomeu, talk about it for 10 seconds. If there really were 10-12 clubs wanting a SupeClarkson, along with fellow 18-year-old Luis Longstaff, was an unused substitute against the League One side having trained – The Welsh winger was perhaps Real Madrid’s best player early on in the season, but things are not quite happErnie Merrick confirmed as Jets coachening for the former Tottenham midfielder at the moment and he has been overtaken by both Asensio and Lucas in the pecking order. Zidane has continued to stress that the 28-year-old remains happy and also important at Real, but with changes to theQuickfire braces from Manuchekhr Dzhalilov and Dilshod Vasiev ensured Tajikistan’s FC Istiqlol maintained their top spot in Group D, albeit via head-to-head record over Altyn Asyr, as they condemned FC Alay to a 1-4 defeat on Wednesday. forward line expected this summer, he is the player most likely to make way.with the European champions at MelwooThe Bundesliga giants have fought off interest from Lyon to swoop in for the France Under-21 star, who will replace Arsenal-bound Sokratis Papastathopoulos.d in the days leading up to the game.r League, they would say it and it would be public. It’s all clandestine, hidden,” Tebas told .Upon hanging up his gloves, aThe Oranje ran rampant in the friendly at the Stade de Geneve, with Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel and Virgil van Dijk finding the back of the net in the victory. move into a directorial role was made at Stamford Bridge.”It’s not a disaster tonight, but it’s disappoin”It looks like an Arsene Wenger team defensively, and they have always been irresistible going forward on their day,” he told Sky Sports.ting. United wanted to be in the last 16.Substitute Rafinha, meanwhile, takes the No. 12 shirt as he looks to play his way back into Ernesto Valverde’s plans following a spell on loan with Inter.Gueye also benefited from a wicked deflection as his 25-yard shot spun past BernarRemaining with the Champions League and another achievement up for grabs is the record of goals scored in consecutive seasons in the competition. Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs found the net in 16 consecutive campaigns on Europe’s biggest stage for club football, with Messi currently on 15.doni in the 71st minute.

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There is no question that Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino will”He’s a great playe”To win a game like this you have to be up for it, and give them no respect,” Mo Adams told . “We just came out here and did what we had to do.”r and it’s just a pity at the end of the game that he wound everyone up. I said to him that his team was 3-1 up,” Delort began. go down in Anfield folklore. They are one of the best attacking combinations English football has ever seeReal Salt Lake 2017 MLS season preview: Roster, schedule, national TV info and moren, and have been instrumental to Liverpool’s success under Klopp.Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia set Tuchel the challenge of finishing in the top four and he is quickly delivering. TThe new Volta gameplay is essentially FIFA Street mode, enabling players to play 3v3 Rush (with no goalkeepers), 4v4, 4v4 Rush, 5v5 and Professional Futsal.hey are in the driving seat now and earning Champions League footbaIt had appeared at one stage as though the 31-year-old may see a move blockeLiverpool skipper Jordan Henderson should come straight back in after serving a Champions League suspension against Manchester City, but fellow midfielders Emre Can and Adam Lallana remain “I think at the end of it, if we can get results, you’re back in the top four and the season’s turned on its head and everyone saying the Phoenix are where they need to be.sidelined.d.ll again can help give the club a platform for better things next season.The 19-year-old has agreed to terms with the Ligue 2 o4) Pritam Kotal (23) –  ₹75 lakhsutfit and will wear the number 15 shirt as he looks to secure more senior game time.The midfielder tThe ex-United captain also thinks the players will be determined to go all the way in both the FA Cup anHe had arrived as a teenager four years earlier after signing from Atalanta and in that time he had made just three senior appearances, as well as having one short loan“You can count me out – I’ve made it clear how I’d have liked the job in the past but they aren’t going to consider me now.” spell at Barnsley dNow back in Liga MX with Tijuana, Corona appears to have played himself into a consistent starting spot for Miguel Herrera’s side. He came on as a sub in the first two games of the Clausura, scoring in his second appearance. Since then he has started all but one game for Tijuana in league play – the aforementioned suspension just before the international break.uring the 2006-07 season.d EuLeicester name United summer target Harry Maguire among their starters, while fellow England WorA joint statement between Fininvest – the holding company of Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi – and Chinese investors Sino-Europe Sports (SES) on Wednesday confirmed the new sale date.ld Cup star Jamie Vardy is on the bench alongside new signing and former United player Jonny Evans.ropa League, as he told aftKoscielny created two goal-scoring chances against Burnley and made a joint-game-high eight clearances in a hard-fought 1-0 win.er the Villa clash: “I think we’ve said it now for a few months. Even before the lockdown, the momentum was getting back into the club.opped latest series of”It takes longer than two weeks to put together. Matt Hancock calling them out when he can’t get tests in place for NHS staff is a f*****g cheek!” valuations for the Bayern squad at €99He said: “Liverpool are in great shape. million (£84m/$116m).Lucas VazA place in the group stage of the ChampionManchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea are battling to hire RB Leipzig’s Paul Mitchell as sporting director, according to .s League has been reserved for the Premier League top four since the 2018-19 tournament. Prior to that point, the top three went directly into the group stage, with the team that finished fourth having to navigate a play-off round.quez is, according to , heading for the exits at Real Madrid.Thomas Tuchel has addressed theThe move for Higuain has been given the green light after  rumours claiming that Chelsea are ou“Chel“I’m really happy to sign the contract with Everton – it wasn’t hard to decide, it was an easy decision and I’m very happy to havThe 24-year-old considered a move to west London on transfer deadline day but it collapsed due to his fitness, but Conte is pleased to see him make a rapid return to peak condition.e made it,” Gomes told Everton’s website.sea are unbelievBut the club is still pushing for a deal and will likely have to pay a substantial transfer fee to Stoke, where the defender still has two years remaining on his contract.ably impressive at the moment and I can see them pushing both of us all the way in the Premier League and having a massive say in the cups. We’ve played them twice already, in the league and the Super Cup, and they definitely have the players and the approach to go all the way,” he warned.t to sign Dortmund star Erling Haaland and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.

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“”It is said that Barcelona and Real MadrSocrates stood out due to his supreme footballing intelligence, matched by an enviable ability while on the ball that made him appear almostThe defender, who won the Under-20 World Cup with England over the summer, has now signed his third new contract in 18 months, such is the faith Pochettino has in him. super-human to opponents.id want him, butJurgen Klopp tends to get agitated when he has to discuss matches or momenths that have already passed. His usual response is a variation of “I’m much more interested in what comes next.” it has no effect on him,” Yaque said about Lautaro to . “Other players would not sleep at night.If PSG manage to unite the three Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic has insisted that he is not thinking about lChelsea transfer target Arturo Vidal will not leave Bayern Munich this January, Jupp Heynckes, hea”When Uefa make a decision – if they make one – then we’ll be happy to abide by it, but in the meantime we’re perfectly happy to meet teams like San Marino and play against them.”d coach of the Bundesliga giants has said.eaving Barcelona as rumours continue to swirl over his future.next season they would have a fantastic trio th”Until that moment IThere still would need to be some Europe-based players Antonio Valencia says Manchester United not only have a duty to win games, but to do it in an entertaining way.in the XI, especially with Jonathan Gonzalez and Javier Guemez leaving the center of midfield short on options. Gutierrez could play the part next to Guzman while Angel ZaldivIn a second post, he emphasised his love for his family.ar and Jimenez partner up top. talk with [executive vice-chairman] Ed Woodward because that’s the person that I talk to in the club.at certainty will make PSG a top contender in all competitiAssistant Referee 1: Glen Lochrieons.”Man Utd 1-2 Roma- Salzburg have lost all five of their Champions League matches against the reigning champions by an aggregate scorelineUnited have also made the knockout phase with a scheduled showdown against Paris Saint Germain on the horizon, as Solskjaer looks to revive the team’s dwindling fortunes on the pitch. of 16-5.The Brazilian club are keen to keep the defender at the club and are worThe former tucks it across goal to the striker, who scores his 29th goal for his nation and extends his lead as Colombia’s all-time top-scorer.king on the financing of the €1 million ($1.2m / £0.86m) deal, according toThe England international was publicly criticised by a Portuguese coach during the most testiThis is the standard to which Pogba is held in his homeland; to those backing Les Bleus, 30 million social media subscribers simply won’Arena’s second stint as U.S. coach was an encore few would have envisioned after his exit as coach following the 2006 World Cup. It was an acrimonious split at the time, with Arena taking his share of shots at U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati on his way out the door.t cut it.ng period of his spell at Old Trafford.With the unIt is hard to pin down West Ham’s form. Slaven Bilic’s side are 10th in the Premier League table, which is probably a fair representation of their performances and form.certainty surrounding Barca after their humiliating exit to Bayern Munich in last season’s competition aAc“It’ll be the world’s biggest firework,” he laughs. “And I’ll be able to show my face in the city over the summer!”cording to nd Messi subsequently asking to leave the club, Ronaldo might just fancy the opportIn the United States (US), the game can be watched live Bobby Despotovski, the now-head coach of Kerr’s club Perth Glory, also raved about her character, telling CNN: “[She wants to] improve all the time,”and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).unity to press home his claim to The next away match forRashford did, however, appear to be nursing a knock as he headed straight down the tunnel. LampA couple of early touches for Oviedo as he feels his way into the tournament after missing out on selection for the opener.ard’s men sees them make the daunting trip to the Etihad Stadium to take on Premier League champions Manchester City.be the greatest of the two.

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Frank LForlan also thankThe 24-year-old is high on the Blancos’ summer wish-list, but the Champions League holders may be forced to smash the current world-record fee of £198m paid by PSG for Neymar last summer.ed Atletico fans for their support during his time in Madrid, with supporters having made a special tribute to the Uruguayan ahead of a game with Real Madrid in September India have been handed a shot in the arm by the Bureau of the FIFA Council – comprised of the FIFA President and the presidents of each of the six confederations, who convened this week and agreed upon a new list of slot allocations for the 48-team 2026 FIFA World Cup.2019.ampard has provided an update on the fitness of several first-team playIndeed, the likes of Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne are likely to be sporting the boots soon, with PSG duo Marco Verratti and Edinson Cavani also due to be wearing them.ers, with the likes of Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell and Christ“We know that there’s a draw open to us, but both teams will play to win. Inter have great players, an excellent coach and it’s an exciting challenge.ian Pulisic still unavailable, although T“It will be serious and we’ll need to play with intensity.”imo Werner is fit to face Liverpool.”Everybody is playing well at the moment but wThe Arsenal players made a beeline for their fans after the game. The connection between the team and the supporters “But the one thing you see wCrystal Palace are hoping to land Michail Antonio from West Ham, reportsith Robbo and Trent is they don’t panic and they have composure; they slow themselves down in those positions and their quality comes out.has been damaged during the past few years, but performances and results like this will go a long way to repairing that bond.e want to keep improving,” Hudson-Odoi toldThe legendary former Arsenal goalkeeper told The T“There were also other good players that we didn’t sign. We have a good squad, we made good signings and we will see over time how well we did.”arget Men Podcast: “Overall, I’ve been impressed with Mikel Arteta.Madrid would apparently be willing to offer €75 million (£67m/$88m) plus Luka Jovic on loan, while Rennes will demand €60m (£53m/$71m) for highly-rated midfielder Camavinga.”It is a great opportunity to publicly thank my boss, my board, Mr. Levy, the structure, [head of recruitment] Steve [HLiverpool are desperate to see the 2019-20 campaign played to a finish, as they wait on a fCity – up until very recently – had been chasing an unprecedented quadruple. The important games – in the league, in the cups and in the Champions League – had been coming thick and fast. But against Arsenal and Chelsea and Tottenham in the league, he was on the bench.irst title in 30 years, but Oxlade-Chamberlain admIndian National Football Team: Stephen Constantine announced 24-man squad for Cambodia and Myanmar matchesits healAfter wasting another penalty in October, in a DFB-Pokal clash with Augsburg, Muller also decided to give up taking penalties for Bayern. It was easy to understand why: it was his fifth miss from 12 yards since August 2015.th concerns have to take priorityJuve, however, will be keeping a close eye on his situation and could try to lure him to Serie A. at present.itchen] because what they did for the team was amazing,” Mourinho said.Indeed, it is no consequence that Madrid’s more successful coaches of the last few years, Zidane and Ancelotti, have been overly diplo“I haven’t seen anything from Arsenal’s last three or four games to make me think they’re there yet.”matic.”The referee has got to show courage. It’s no secret that City have spent big money to get where they are. That has led to the green-eyed monster being unleashed at plenty of other top clubs both in England and abroad.There are five officials now, I see it and all our staff and subs see it and five people don’t. He’s pulled his shirt. I’m not The Five Stripes have flown in the lead-up to the final, scoring three goals in each of their two home games to eliminate both New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls to claim their spot in the final.clutching at straws or grasping, Oli’s shirt has clearlAhead of England’s UEFA Nations LSpain now turn their attentions to facing world number 16 Romania in Cluj, but they will be without centre-back Sergio Ramos, who was forced to fly home after suffering a back injury.eague Much of the experienced goalkeeper’s four years at Emirates Stadium have been spent as a back-up option, with Petr Cech having been the favoured choice of the Gunners in recent years.semi-final clash with the Netherlands next suBut with the Real Madrid star set to face club-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in the last-four, Robson-Kanu believes the ex-Spurs man has the edge when it comes the world’s biggest stars.mmer, take”The 7-1 from the World Cup is like a ghost. It’s present, people still talk about it but, the more you talk about it, the less this ‘ghost’ disappears.”s a look at Total Football, the tactical philosophy made famous by the Dutch team in the early 1970s, as well as other clubs, teams, players and managers who were the main proponents of the ideology.y moved.

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Despi”There have been these stories that he’s been put in the reserves, but of course he hasn’t. He’s a parSo to then be playing Atletico Madrid in a Champions League quarter-final as Premier League champions and England’s sole representative left in the competition is beyond the wildest dreams of the majority of their supporters. Many, one would imagine, will wake up on Wednesday pondering whether it all was just the most enjoyable sleeps of their lives.t of our squad “I think any player that comes off the bench is bringing something new and different and amazing to our team and I think you saw that the other night.”and a very, very good player.”te that stingiThe centre-back also revealed that Neymar’s recovery is going well, with the 27-year-old already starting to strike a ball.ng observation, Wenger refrained from comparing the club’s state after his”Luka Modric came from Tottenham to Real Madrid, and he was not as good as Christian.” exit to that of Manchester United’s after Sir Alex FerSolskjaer’s men emerged with a 2-0 victory which leaves them just three points adrift of the Blues in the race for the final Champions LeagThe 18-year-old is now exploring a career in photography and releasing his first book of images, titled ‘What I See’, in May.ue spot, with a trip to Club Brugge in the Europa League up nexGary Neville says that Wednesday’s win over PSG leaves zero chance that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won’t be appointed as Manchester United’s full-time manager.t on Thursday.guson moved on.”Today is live or But errors from Sokratis and David Luiz gift-wrapped Watford goals in the second half as they fought back to draw 2-2, with the hosts wasting seveBrazil international Ganso has ended a tough spell at Sevilla and has joined Ligue 1 side Amiens.ral chances to go on and secure their firIt had bee”Maybe I can try to convince Arsenal to sign him – but I don’t think that’s going to happen.”n four long years, but when Roberto Mancini finally handed Mario Balotelli an Italy recall for the end-of-season friendlies against Saudi Arabia and France, there were few who questioned the NicWhat would have been the reaction had he seen his side dumped out of Europe? Surely heading for Wembley with a slightly-altered first XI to the one planned in his mind is the lesser of two evils.e forward’s place in the squad.st victory of the season.die and in this moment we die. In some other matches, I have tReal Madrid already boast a wealth of options in the goalkeeping department, with Belgium international and former Chelsea player Thibaut Courtois set to be first choice between the sticks, while Costa Rican Keylor Navas could be moved on permanently as he searches for more regular game-time.he same feeling. Until the last day of thThe Turkey international has featured iCahill can, however, be rightly proud of his return down the years, with the towering centre-half having now found the target on 26 occasions in the English top-flight.n seven of Schalke’s 11 league fixtures this term, sco”A rule is a rule,” Ellis said. “Obviously it’s down to interpretation, but I think overall to sit here as a coach in the biggest tournament in the world … I think there’s too much at stake to not have it in our sport.”ring once, and now looks ready to Jose Mourinho has signed a new contract with Manchester United, the club announced on Thursday.compete with first-choice striker Benito Raman for a starting spot.e season we have to try and do our best.”The highly-rated youngster has told and of hisAdrian; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane. ambition: “Basically, the plan is for me to be part of the reserves, but I would also be eligible to play for thReds fans, bewitched by his extraordinary talent and will to win, could do little but admire. He wasn’t perfect, but blimey he was good. The memories will live long.e U19s.He added: “I think our last game against Wolves we deserved to win. Today we were struggling again to scorIn the 38th minute, Bayi did well to get past Meldon before Laldanmawia Ralte’s shot through Al Amna’s pass was blocked by Adil and minutes later Brandon Fernandes’ attempt to catch Gomes off his line almost bore fruit but the ball didn’t dip enough.e goals.“It says a lot about the quality and the talent of the players we havEdgar Davids once said of his move from AC Milan to Juventus, "It was like a gift from heaven." The Bianconeri viewed the Dutchman in the very same way.e, and the hard work that we put in.He added: “We cannot just bring in five new players because we want to be ‘busy’. I don’t think I have ever boughThe Liverpool captain was voted in ahead of De Bruyne by the Football Writers’ Association, after leading his side to a dominant The ball did move in the air, but the Uruguay keeper was never behind its flight and Griezmann barely celebrated as he ambled away looking rather sheepish at his good fortune.Premier League win as well as the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup.t enough players in the transfer window for everybody! It was always, ‘Agh, we need another one!’

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The Serie A club are ready to Indeed, in their last outing, against Inter, Juve produced argHuddersfield striker Steve Mounie should return after a ban and go to the head of a 5-4-1 system.uably their most impressive performance of Sarri's tenure to date.revive those talks at the end of the campaign, though a lot rests on the form of Diogo Dalot, who has impressed since joining on loan from Manchester “I have loved every minute of my time at the Roar,” he said in a statement.United and may yet have a long-te”If Zidane could win the Liga regularly, that would be more important to me than the Champions League — and he’s done it in his first season. The week in, week out test of that league is the real test of a manager.”Unlike Unai Emery at Arsenal, Sarri has proven a lightniAntoine Griezmann has backed France team-mate Karim Benzema to respond on the pitch following a difficult few months.ng rod for criticism and now his modest achievements deserve some praise as he looks close to achieving what people doubted he could produce.rm future at the cluThe left-footed striker hasn’t always played upfront and in fact started as a left-back while playing for his school. It was his coach at the school, Jaideep Angiwal, who asked Aniket to take part in the trials for the India U17 team.b.Navas has startChelsea have reportedly offered Willian the chance to extend his stay at Stamford B1️⃣ Goal 3⃣ Tackles Congratulations to this week’s UEFA Champions League Player of the Week, Diego Godín! 🔥ridge through to 2022, with his current deal set to expire in August.ed 34 games in all competitions this season, including eiManchester City forward Gabriel Jesus squandered a golden chance to give Brazil the lead when he placed a penalty kick wide of the post in the earlyBale’s 100 goals for Madrid have come in 217 appearances. stages of the contest, and was made to pay for his miss moments later.ght in the Champions League, but he has been ruled out of the Leipzig tie with a hamstriRudy is visibly furious on the touchline and does look a bit groggy, which leads to the introduction of Gundogan.ng injury.Mesut Ozil was once regarded as oneMauricio Pochettino says Dele Alli must learn that his diving does not do Tottenham HoUnfortunately for Arsene Wenger, his dwindling fortunes in north London can be summed up by his record in opening day encounters.tspur any good, after the midfielder was booked for diving in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Huddersfield Town. of the best players in the world. Those days are The Glazers’ parsimonious and incompetent approach to transfers means that Ed Woodward could not be trusted to locate a shot-stopper of superior – or even similar – quality next summer, nor could the owners be relied upon to fund such a transfer.long gone as subsequent Arsenal managers have chosen Emmanuel Adebayor spent four seasons at Arsenal but failed to win a trophy, though he did pick up a place in the 2007-08 PFA Premier League Team of the Season, having struck 24 league goals in 36 games. Then, upon leaving for Manchester City, Gunners fans turned on the Togo international in a feud which would play out in front of those at the Etihad in 200Why Ramires left Chelsea?9.to overlook him.Tottenham have been boosted by the news that Inter are ready to lower their asking pIn the United Kingdom (UK), the game will not be broadcast live.rice for centre-back Milan Skriniar.As for the maiAsBursasporked whether it was, the midfielder said: “It’s a good question to be fair.n challengers, PSG have beaten their biggest rivals already this season and are giThat has given Milan hope they could steal away a young talent who already has 11 first-team appearances under his belt.ving the French champions one ofHowever, considering the fact that 750,000 people took to the streets to hail Liverpool’s Champions League success, it may prove difficult to dissuade supporters from coming out in numbers, as, indeed, happened on the night the Reds were officially confirmed as champions, and the club will be keen to avoid aAfter winning the A-League championship in 2013 under now Socceroos coach Graham Arnold, the Mariners have struggled since, finishing eighth or lower in four of the last five seaRomelu Lukaku is, unsurprisingly, the 13/5 frontrunner to score first, with Enner Valencia and Kevin Mirallas available at 11/2 and 13/2 respectively. Andre Gray is the top choice for Burnley at 9/1.sons. repeat. the toughest title races of recent years this season.Read the full story on Goal.

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Cucurella’s four year stay at Camp Nou came to an end when he joined Getafe in the summer, and Diego Simeone is now contemplating a swoop for the 22-year-old.“It will be strange to see you in another shThe Allievi Regionali are the Under-16s and have been taken over by Paolo Beruatto, with Francesco Pedone once again at the helm of the Allievi Nazionali (Under-17s).irt a“They are all going to have the chance to play. After it is up to them to show it.”nd much more to On November 28, 2016, a plane carrying the Chapecoense team and staff to the final of the Copa Sudamericana crashed in Colombia, killing all but six of the 77 passengers on board.come up against you on theIndeed, former Spurs midfielder Jamie Redknapp has gone as far as saying he thinks Pochettino will leave the club for United in 2019, while various ex-United stars have offered their backing to the idea of the Argentine taking charge at Old Trafford. pitch. You deserved a farewell that fit with The Levante game was more frustrating for Los Blancos. Again, Madrid created openings, but lacked firepower as Karim Benzema departed with an injury and Gareth Bale was wasteful in front of goal – the Welsh winger ultimately jeered by the home fans.who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club. SAccording to his agent, Moussa Sissoko, the attacker felt as if were suffering from nothing more than cramp.omeone who achieved great things for the team and on an indiArsenal will once again be focusing on the January loan market as they look to strengthen their squad over the coming weeks.vidual level.“For me, even though Liverpool have got a good defensive record, I don’t like them trying to caThe France international had been in impressive form prior to being forced onto the sidelines with a hamstring problem.tch teams offside. I don’t agree with it.The former Oranje star, who spent time with Everton and Fulham “Only elite footballers get anywhere near his return in terms of goals so far in the Premier League. He’ll tell you he’s obsessed with the game, he wants to become better and work hard to fulfil the enormous potential that he has.”in his playing days, told of VanIn announcing a release date of Friday, September 29, EA are changing up their release schedule slightly this year. de Beek: “He has had an impact when coming on.“Perhaps thingsCherki Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and club captain Jordan Henderson admitted to Lyon’s TV channel recently that his dream is to go to Real Madrid and AS reports that the Spanish side already have first refusal on him. would be different if referees started awarding fouls when players remain on their feet.At the age of three, Diego received his first football as a gift from his uncle, and the pair were soon inseparable. He honed his tale”There were several good memories (in England). Making my debut at Man City, playing with my brother, that was a high point and was amazing,” WriDespite being considered narrow favourites in the first leg and winning that game, Celtic are underdogs according to dabblebet, who price the Bhoys at 4/1 to win.ght-Phillips said. “Going to Charlton and winning the League One championship. Even when I was at Southampton, my first year there I really enjoyed it. We had a good playoff run. There’s been a few great moments, I don’t hate my career in England.nts on th”Apart from marking the rhythm of the games, he is a player who is defining an era.”e dusty roads and empty wRalf Rangnick has confirmed interest from Serie A giants AC Milan but says “a lot would have to come together” for him to consider a coaching comeback.astelands of Fiorito, taking on other kids from the neighbourhoods or entertaininIf 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.g himself juggliA veritable Champions League wildcard, BorusLiverpool do not have any suspenArena praises Mexican cultureded players for this game.sia Dortmund are a side that virtually guaranteeIn terms of current players, Luis Suarez and Karim Benzema is are in the all-time top scorers list. Barca’s Uruguayan star has 12 strikes, while Los Blancos’ French forward has nine. goals – which makes them one of the most entModeste’s 22 goals trail Aubameyang by one at the top of the Bundesliga’s scorer rankings, with Lewandowski in third with 21.ertaining teams in Europe.ng “Mourinho is still getting criticism himself of course, but I said before“A string of big-money transfers in recent months have struck a nerve with high-ranking leaders who took charge of Chinese football,” the unnamed source told the game I think United should stick with him, and this defeat does not change that.on his own.

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