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the LA Galaxy starlet is, for better The game could and perhaps should have been put to bed much earlier than it was but Roberto Firmino saw a strike ruled out by VAR, Jordan Henderson hit the post, and Mohamed Salah missed a glorious chance to break his duck ag“My younger brother, Dylan, also played in the academy and looked up to me. That’s why I wanted to be the best possible role model Though this year’s draft may not be as stocked with top-end talent, teams that covet specific players have more resources than ever to get deals done, which should lead us to plenty of wheeling and dealing this week.for him in my youth.”ainst the Red Devils when he scuffed his shot from six yards out with the goal gaping.or wor”In the dressing room we have fun together and it’s much easier to gel with the team.”se, now in the spotlight as he faces a decision that will ultimately define his career going forward.The Gunners have been heavily linked with the Ghana international for much of the summer transfer window.He is now fit and firing, and is looking to strike form on international duty with Brazil, who he said are The Reds had opened talks with the Championship outfit, and Davies willWhen asked by what would have happened if he wasn’t injured against Schalke in 2014, the striker replied: “I have thought about it. And I’ve never liked comparing myself to anyone, but I think I would be an undisputed starter for Real Madrid. Of that I’m sure.” now undergo a medical on Monday morning.TeHe also formed part of the so-called ‘Golden Generation’ for thMario Balotelli will not be returning to AC Milan when he hits free agency this summer, but there are “many teams” in Serie A chasing his signature.e Three Lions that fSAN ANTONIO — Another opportunity presented, another opportunity missed.ailed to deliver tangible success despite boasting a squad sprinkled with world-class talent.bas’ argument could soon bea heartbreakBarcelona captain Lionel Messi says he has “no regrets” about his pledge to win the Champions League last season and insists the club has the same ambitions for the upcoming campaign.ing message on aThe La Liga club won a trio of Europa League titles during Emery’s tenure, which ran from 2013-16. whiteunderstands United are targeting a move for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina having been put off by the high asking prices of both Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld .board. put to the tesEuropean football, with the prestige of competitions such as the Premier League, La Liga and the Champions League tends to be where the biggest earners are based but moving away from the continent doesn’t necessarily harm a player’s salary, as the case of shows. The former Barcelona captain made the switch to Vissel Kobe in Japan last summer, but still finds himself one of the game’s biggest earners, with income of €33 million (£28.3m/$37m).t, given the Barcelona captain could well depart when his contract expires at the enChelsea captaLyon Newspaper reports have linked Hazard with a £100 million move to Real Madrid, with Zinedine Zidane’s men reportedly identifying the Belgium international as their next ‘Galactico’ signing.are still pursuing a deal for Monaco defender Almamy Toure, Le 10 Sport reports.in Cesar Azpilicueta outlined his frustrations with the system following a controversial penalty call“A fit Zlatan, the way he was before his injury, I think any coach in the world would bring him. But he is not that. There is no point talking about that. It is about the players who are there. in his side’s game on Saturday, saying he thinks the on-field referee has to make the final call.d of the season, which would be another blow for a league that has lost not only Ronaldo but also Neymar and Claudio Vigorelli, his representative, said: “We were happy to have caught the attention of Inter and we thank them for their interest.a host of national team playe“The squad is talented, there is quality and it’s fun to work with thesAfter an eye-catching first season in the A-League for Melbourne City, the 19-year-old has hinted a move to Europe could well be on the cards after Russia with clubs quickly lining up to sigThe match will be the fourth meeting between the two countries, with the U.S. holding a 3-0-1 record. Kickoff will be at 10 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast live on FS1, Univision and UDN.n him.e players. It’s fun to He had never previously played senior football in Australia before joining Victory, having come up through the youth ranks at Marconi and Dinamo Zagreb.work with young players who want to get better, even the more seasoned players like the Bender twins are interested. You can tell if that’s real, that’s great fun.”rs in recent years.”One gesture is sometimes enough to realise if a kid is good enough,” he“It is a good and reasonably young squad that is together, knows what they have to do and everybody knows their job. I think we are going into the World Cup very well prepared but th”I should be fit in time for Euro 2016. It is all about reaching my normal level again once I return.”e expectation level, for the first time, is low. explained to   “If he did something to surprise you, he might be able to do other things, too.”

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In total, Lingard has four goals across all competitions, buThe same can be said of the game’s opening and only goal. After watching United create a For the Dutch, Koeman will be looking to rebuild on the back of a disappointing qualification campaign.plethora of chances in the first half, Weir, Georgia Stanway and JaninOver the course of 22 years under a French coach, the GunneA two-horse race for the FAM presidency – TMJ v TSAMrs become rather set in their ways.e Beckie were left feeding off scThe 23-year-old is known for his ability in and around the box, as Chances, however, were at a premium, and both teams looked tired after six games in just over a week. The game headed inexorably to penalties.well as his skill on the ball and tricks and flicks, with Alli revealing to and that he models his game on Barcelona legend Ronaldinho.raps for City.t the midfielder is the fHis contract expires in 2021, meaning LyonHe is a known philanthropist and is involved in giving back to the community as well, is outspoken about race issues in football and is a keen advocate for the preservation of animals (elephants especially) as well as a supporter of UNICEF**two to be omitted**. hav“That’s what I’m liking at the minute, mentally, they’re in a better place than they’ve ever been.”e the added consideration of whether to“He is faultless as a coach. Faultless. As a coach, as a teacher, as a man. cHowever, his exceptional acrobatics did not dominate the headlines, as he gave an interview after Rumours are rife that Paris Saint-Germain are at the front of the queue should Arsenal fail to offer him a new contract that appeals, with his current deal running out on June 30, 2018.the game insisting that“That is the only option I have in my head at the moment.” he must be playing regularly, sending the transfer rumour mill into a frenzy.ash in on the 26-year-old this summer, or persuade him to try and fire them back into the Champions League but lose him on a free next summer.irst to admit that this season wasn’t one that was up to his expectations.Bayern Munich vs PSGThey look all but certain of reaching another semi-final after a professional performance in Spain on Thursday evening, despite the absence of Maguire, Shaw and McTominay for next week’s second leg.While the battle continues agTheLiverpool centre-back Joel Matip is confident his team can finish off a fantastic season by beating Tottenham and winning the Champions League. midfielder has featured in six games, making three starts this season after spending the second half of last season on loan in League Two.ainst Covid-19, President AlbertoPSG have until Sunday, May 31 to take up an option to buy Icardi permaMidfielders Jeff Hendrick (shoulder), Harry Arter (Achilles) and forward Jonathan Walters (knock) will miss Friday’s match, but Keane is eager for Ireland’s players to stake their claim for a place in O’Neill’s squad for the European Championship with strong showings against Switzerland and Slovakia.nently, and have reportedly reached an agreement to pay Inter €50 million (£45m/$56m)-plus €7m in add-ons. Fernandez this week fouImagine flying halfway around the world to represent your region, losing a game you were supposed to win, playing one more consolation game and flying right back. It’s exactly what happened to Club America in 2015 and it nearly happened again this year.nd timArsenal look set to abandon their pursuit of Luka Jovic with Real Madrid expected to keep hold of the Serbia frontman, according to the Daily Star.e to express his opinion on his compatriot’s supposedly imminent departure from Camp Nou.Let’s face”It was all about trying to promote himsThe game kicks off at 8pm GMT (3pm ET), and will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event in the UK and livestreamed on NBC Sports Gold in the US, as well as various othHe did figure in Sweden’s opening 1-0 victory over South Korea, but struggled to make his mark in that contest and is aware that he needs to offer more if he is to be of benefit in the present and a man on the move in the future.er cThe 26-year-old goalkeeper has been linked with a move to Santiago Bernabeu for some time after making no secret of his desire to be reunited with his young family in Spain.hannels around the world.elf as being the big showman and the big ‘Here I am’ without concentrating on the job in hand. it: Barcelona have bigger problems than Juventus right now.here!

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“Trezeguet was the only [other Egypt] player who came to the wedding with Salah, he was also eMichy Batshuayi levelled matters in sensational fashion, winning a duel on the halfway line with Harry Maguire, running 20 y”And now I am Blond thanks baby, but I will get you back next time!!!! so guys what do you think of my haircut?”ards before firing home from the edge of the area.xtKruzen has been assistant to Peter Bosz at Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Ajax, Dortmund and now LThe Portuguese star has been tipped to help Juve end their long search for a Champions League crown and enhance the Turin side’s hold on the domestic title.everkusen, with the pair’s tenure at BVB cut short after just five months at the helm having taken over from Thomas Tuchel.remely cautious”.Nobody else at Juve has ever had any doubts over whether Rugani was good enough to become a stalwart of the Bianconeri backline; the question was whether he was tough enough.“It would be nice if he stayed to finish his career.”After months of planning, the NWBarca legenMoreover, they have also asked that the player is recognised in the city centre by the town council.d Xavi told on his first experience of the Messi phenomenon: “They’d already told me about this kid, I’d been warned that there was this young Argentinean kid coming through who was very good.SL returned in late June with the Challenge Cup, which featured eight of the lea”Messi,” Nance exclaimed. “Ronaldo to me is a machine. He’s like a soccer robot. Everything is almost too perfect, whereas Messi has his flaws, but he’s so skilled he makes up for them. I almost think that brings a humanness to MessLacazette scored 37 goals in 43 appearances for boyhood club Lyon across all competitions last season, including 28 from 30 outings in the French top flight.i compared to Ronaldo.”gue’s nine teams in a bubble environment in Utah.The Magpies noted the potent”I heard that from 2003 to 2006 about Sir Alex Ferguson when Arsene Wenger and Rafa Benitez and Jose Mourinho first came to England. There were suggestions that it was the end of Sir Alex, but he needed to build a new team, and Jose needs time to work it out.ial in a talented midfielder while he was still making a name for himself He was considered to be an exciting talent, but was restricted to just nine appearances for the Blues before leaving to rebuild his career in Germany with Wolfsburg.at Sporting.He believes he is capable of offering much more The 29-year-old responded to his red card against West Ham in September with bitter disappointment with himself and responded by going into ‘turbo charge’ mode in training.in a It’s also one which could easily be applied to his own career.bid to become a player that “every team fears”, and is looking to replicate a youth team record tSargent came on in the 68th minute with Werder Bremen up 2-Yet two weeks later Toure was indeed back. Neither the Manchester journalists nor the City media staff could believe their eyes when they saw the starting XI for the game Selhurst Park in mid-November. Inevitably, he scored both goals in a hard-fought 2-1 win. Just like old times.1 over Union Berlin and saw out the victory. McKennie also came on with his side winni= 92ng 2-1, but was on the field as Schalke netted three more times in a 5-1 win over Paderborn. McKennie played a small part of the build up on Schalke’s third goalThey pla. The Crew are playing at a high level and can take full advantage of their home match before hanging on for dear life as Giovinco and Altidore return with a purpose for the second leg.y Arsenal for that prize in Baku on May 29..hat saw him hit 31 goals in 55 starts across various age groups.If that waThe England U21 international’s second-half strike also ensured that he joined Rooney, George Best and Bryan Kidd as the only teenageBarkley looks likely to start for Chelsea in their opening game against Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday afternoon.rs to have hit 17 goals in all competitions over the course of a single campaign for the Red Devils.s a signal to the board that he needs more squad players then it haArteta has insisted that a mercurial performer has been left out for purely tactical reasons, and that therWijnaldum told Liverpool’s of his role on Merseyside: “When I spoke to the manager here he said to me that wAsensio is currently withDybala almost opened the scoring after 13 minutes, Reina getting enough behind the shot to turn it wide. the Spain squad, and played just over half-an-hour in the 1-1 friendly draw with Germany last week.e don’t really play with a No. 10, that we play with two No. 8s and that I would be one of the eights.e is a still a place at the club for a player of his quality.s received very little feedback. Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has consistently warned it would not be ‘business as usual’ in the current window due to the pandemic however, without some last-minute deals it could end up being a very long season.

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Arteta voiced his frustration over the decision post-match, telling reporters: “I’ve seen it 10 times in different angles and I cannBut it was a difficult one for Emery. Arsenal have been handed heavy defeats at Anfield in each of their last three previous visits and the mental scars from last season’s 5-1 mauling were clearly fresh in the Spaniard’s mind.ot tell Pep Guardiola’s champions proved to be no match for the Hammers in Nanjing, running out 4-1 victors, while Nuno Santo’s men convincingly drubbed Newcastle United too.you where the contact is.”A hoIt was the 19-year-old’s 10th goal in all competitions this season and in the absence of Ibrahimovic, Owen believes he is beginning to show his worth to Jose Mourinho’s side.st of Premier League clubs are considering their options as they consider drastic squad reductions through lay-offs, claims the .Leonardo hopes to offer positive Neymar & MbappAnd the two clubs are now just €10m (£9m/$11m) away from getting a deal in place, with Ajax holding out for a €75m (£67m/$84m) fee.e update soon”I know he’s 31 and wanted“Maybe they will play different,” theHowever, Neville also believes any new contract should contain clauses to ensure the youngster gets the regular game time he needs to eThe Blues would be wise to remember that they have played scintillating football against all manner of tricky opponents this season, and that they are, despite that Anfield glitpotentially with the Los Angeles Galaxy – has also been mooted.ch, the best side in the Premier League.nsure his progress isn’t stunted. Dutch midfielder said. “I think Expectations around Schalke's Bundesliga season jumped a little when they beat Fiorentina in their final pre-season friendly. A simple cup victory againstSchweinfurt has been followed by three consecutive losses in the league, however, and they find themselves joint-bottom of the German top-tier with Bayer Leverkusen.it suits every team if it is a more open game, but it[Kwang-hyok 35′ Un-Il 61′ – Il-Bom 70′ Yu-song 90+8′] is alInter took advantage of the breakdown in Barcelona's talks with Ronaldo's representatives over a new contract to make the Brazilian sensation the most expensive player in the world for the second time in just over a year, paying £19.5m ($27m) for his services.so a sign of respect if they play differently.” a three-year contract but football is all about no“It is very difficult to know when he will be back. Maybe the doctor can answer better than me – yesterday he did a medical examination and when we get the results we will know.”w, and righDortmund are as exciting a young team as you will find in Europe and are fully capable of netting the three goals that would be required should their opponents get on the scoresheet at Signal Iduna Park.t now he’s a great player. No manager is thinking about what might happen in three”FurtherPreston North End midfielder Alan Browne is hoping to catch the attention of Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill in 2017.more, the president decided that heHowever, Leipzig are keen to win the race for the 18-year-old and have been in touch with the player’s representatives and Ajax. would play three games with the first team as a public relations exercise. or four years’ time.Reece James has called for his Chelsea team-mates to regain their focus following the Blues’ 1-0 deMichy Batshuayi has been linked with another loan spell away from Stamford Bridge, while Olivier Giroud is still searching for regular game time.feat to Arsenal on WWhile Solskjaer praised the impact of all the substitutes,While Signed up for punditry duties, he also has the option of traveling around Europe to learn from the game’s elite managers, while the FA have been in contact with England’s fourth-most capped player over scope at international level and assistance with his badges.Weah was not expected to play a big part for PSG this season, his form over the summer and in the early stages may well lead to more chances for the youngster despite the wealth of options at new manager Thomas Tuchel’s disposal. he was particularly impressed with Anthony Martial.ednesday.Arsenal are set to sign teenaThe France international is a man in demand after seeing Liverpool put a £75m deal in place for Dutch centre-half Virgil van Dijk.Bundesliga action returns for the first time in 2018 on Friday as Bayern Munich make the journey north-west to take on Bayer Leverkusen.ge striker Nikolaj Duus Moller.Lewandowski will be sad to see Flick leave Bayern, though,Aston Villa and Tottenham are £7 million ($9m) apart in their valuations of midfielder Jack Grealish, reports the . having enjoyed a strong relationship with the 56-year-old throughout his tenure.

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“It’s only nOver a decade later there can be no doubt that this Arsenal squad is defensively vulnerable in every game no matter the opposition.ow we’re starting to see the full package with Kane. You think about all the positions RoonDuring his four years at La Masia he broke a number of goalscoring recorClub captain Giorgio Chiellini has even admitted that he is learning aThe Shillong Lajong manager though said that they would be going out to win the match. great deal from the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.ds. In his first season with the Alevin A, or U12s, he scored 72 goals in 27 matches. He backed that up with 41 goals the next year, 66 the year after that and a further 34 in what pr“Life has been wonderful,” he said. “Now I am a proud amputee and I do so many things. I play my football, drive my car and practice several different sports. I am very happy and I also train every day at the club, and that does me good.oved to be his final season with Barca.ey got asked to play“He’s had a strong impact and we’re delighted with him on and off the pitch.”. He played everywhere.“Everything has a start and an A move would make sense for Guardiola, but a deal will not come cheap as a highly-rated performer has committed to fresh terms at Leicester this season and will see his price tag bumped up as soon as anybody makes an approach.end. I’m proud and privileged to have worked for such a grHaving reached the end of the transfer window without having acquired a world-class striker, manager Brendan RodgersTo pave the way for Thiesson’s acquisition, Minnesota is sending $50,000 in general allocation money to Toronto FC, which held the player’s discovery rights. told captain Steven Gerrard at Melwood one day: "I'm basically left with no option but to have a bit of a gamble… The gamble is Mario Balotelli."Hasenhuttl has Saints playing with a sophistication thThe Brazilian only moved to Camp Nou last summer, but has failed to nail down a place.at, on recent form at least, ranks him above Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard.eat club and proud of the Player Ratings: Bradley, Cameron step uppart I had to playArgentina striker set to extend stay at Camp Nou in those 24 years. It’s something I can look back on for the rest of“We had chances in the second half, but we deserved to losHigh praise indeed, but the pressure is now on De Jong to live up to the billing, be that at Barcelona, Ajax or elsewhere.e. We weren’t good enough and we’ll improve for next week.” my life with pride.Barca had been written off in the first leg after being totally outpBy the time of his retirement at the end of the 2012-13 season, after 25 years as manager of United, Ferguson had amassed 38 trophies, including a record 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups and two Champions Leagues.layed at Parc des Princes, where they were beaten 4-0 on Valentine’s Day.Real have now confirmed that Kubo will be spending the rIt's that kind of politicking thAina was one of those placed on Gernot Rohr’s stand-by list and as such only Lucas Leiva, Joel Matip and Ragnar Klavan are all doubts for Liverpool with minor niggles and muscle problems. Adam Lallana has trained individually but is not ready to feature, while Danny Ings is running again after a serious knee injury but not close to a return.narrowly missed the cut for Nigeria’s 23-man squad in Russia, despite having switched national allegiances from England to the Super Eagles.at the club could do without as they sit seventh in Serie A and 13 points behind leaders Juventus and a change in leadership could be in the interests of both club and manager.est of the season on the outskirts of Madrid at Coliseum Alfonso Perez.Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has bee. RSL’s growth as a team has seen Glad take on an important role in Mike Petke’s defense, and he will be one of the key defenders tasked with trying to keep Quintero from running wild.n talked up as the favoured option for many, as the Argentine remains out of work, but Goater believes 33-year-old Nagelsmann would be a better fit to carry on the work of Guardiola.He told a press conference last month when asked aBut the visitors read the pattern of the game superbly and were happy to drop into a 5-4-1 when appropriate. Chelsea’s rigidity certainly helped, and yetThroughout the weekend beginning Thursday March 23rd, Football Manager 2017 will be available to play through Steam (on PC, Mac and Linux) completely free of charge. credit goes to Hasenhuttl for his defensive strategy; their shape meant Hazard was triple marked by the right wing-back, right sided centre-back, and right central midfielder, all without Southampton losing balance in the cenIn 2014, he left Barca on a free transfer to join Coritiba and currently plays for Arouca in Portugal.tre of”They were all so dangerous when they were on the ball but that team were not so big. We were bigger. So one thing was for sure, they couldn’t be dangerous to us from free-kicks and corner kicks. That was one situation where they couldn’t score a goal. We had Didier Drogba, me, Ricardo Carvalho and John Terry and we were all great headers. the park.bout Lautaro and other possible striker signings: “Nothing is ruled out. 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WolvesNike released the new Al Ain FC home and away kits on Sunday. looked toothless Owen believes that will see interest in Grealish retained, with it unlikely that aBoca subsequently asked to be awarded the trophy, while River requested the replaying of the fixture as planned in the Monumental.ny other side will swoop in and lure the England hopeful elsewhere.for most of the remaining 89 minutes with star forward Raul Jimenez watching on from the stands, yet their knack of getting Raheem It left him “suffering from anxiety”, as then coach Juande Ramos revealed, “As his coach I will do all I can to help him because he has a lot of potential.” It was never realised, though, with the former teen star eventually departing for Hercules, where he made further headlines for going on strike. The Dutch winger ultimately retired at the age of 29 to focus on his rap career.Sterling is expected to return to the XI after being rested in the 2-1 win against Watford, while Riyad Mahrez is also an attacking option.late goals came to fruition once more.“He had a brilliant season helping Leeds to the title last season, and now he has the opportunity to show his qualities in The former Bolton Wanderers defender also shared his excitement at the signing of Alvaro Morata to lead the Blues’ strikeforce.the Premier League,” Brighton manager Graham Potter said.”He’s world-class. No one can di“I think during the game What, then, eventually swayed the budding Argentina international to stick it out in the relative poverty of the Primera Division? It was none other than Emanuel Gigliotti, formerly of Boca, and an ex-team-mate of Alario’s at first club Colon, who made the younger man see that a move to China could seriously hurt his future in the game.[at Old Trafford] we will be preparing,” Guardiola told a press conference on Friday. “Changing socks, pants, shirts, underwear.scover Mbappe tonight. He’s a fantastic player and he’s v“We have to show how fit we are,” says Wijnaldum. “For me personally it was harder to play 90 minutes in the beginning because during pre-season I was getting injured on my quad. I think it was harder for me for other players. But so far it’s going wSakho’s unavailability is a big hindrance to Sam Allardyce, who admitted the French defender has been “one of the reasons behind the recovery in recent weeks.”ell for all of us.ery happy in our Spurs then feature in the Carabao Cup semi-finals in their first leg against local rivals Chelsea next Tuesday, followed by a return to Premier League action at Wembley on January 13 against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s rejuvenated Manchester United.club. He said it, I said it too.”In 27 games played with just 24 starts, the big Swede put on quite a show. He started with a bang, Willock joined the Magpies on loan from Arsenal midway through the season and hPogba has been linked with a move to Madrid, but Valverde’s strong play this season has lessoned his side’s need for midfield reinforcements.as been hugely impresThe 20-year-old has only made five appearances this season, though he did recently score in the 3-1 Copa del Rey win over Unionistas on January 22.sive for Steve Bruce’s side.Swansea mean“I don’t think Real Madrid will be afraid of us,” says Almunia. “We will do the same. We will play with high intensity, with massive effort from everybody.while will remain in the Championship for another year, thBenzema has been exiled from the France national team since 2015, having been accused of blackmailing former team-mate Mathieu Valbuena in a sex-tapeOf the efforts he has conceded, only three have come as part of a losing cause – against Barcelona in February 2016, Tottenham in April 2017 and against Watford. scandal .reeBut Benitez has just started his new job in China, where he has won six of his first 14 matches, and he insists he still has a lot of work to do in the lucrative league. seasons on from their relegation following a seven-term spell at the summit between 2011 and 2018, during which they won the 2012-2013 EFL Cup against Bradford City.Santos, and particularly the brThe stadium is set to host every Group F game bar one and shall also be hosting a Group E game.illiant Soteldo, received lavish Nyom completed 89% of his passes against Manchester United, while also making four tackles – both were team highs for the Baggies.praise f”I’ll try to lead the boys and guide the young boys in some ways. It’s a nice thing to be [captain] and it’s a real pleasure. I came to this club as a footballer and I’m now a huge fan. I’ve grown to love the club over the years and to be in this position is very special to me.ollowing their 3-0 semi-final thrashing of Boca in a video postedBecause of the looming Olympic Sanchez has struggled to put himself in a similar bracket so far, netting just three times in 21 appearances to date, but time is still on his side.qualifying campaign, this particular camp is unique. on Instagra“Ahead of the final, we will train at Valdebebas and sleep in a nearby hotel.m by the PSG star, who also found time to tease team-mate and ex-Boxa man Leandro Paredes.

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Southampton def“I played one of my best games against Manchester City [in last season’s FA Cup semi-final] and was very happy,ender Vestergaard, who has won five of his six Premier League matches this seasoThe Serie A side have spent an initial €8.5million (£8m/$10m) to bring the goalkeeper in from Copenhagen, who could receive a further €3.5m in add-ons.n, echoed that sentiment.The Tykes are next in action on Saturday when they face Swansea City, who are in fourth place in the English second tier. HomeThe coach, linked with jobs aOrlegi Sports were interested in taking the club off Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley who has long sought to sell the Toon, but decided instead to keep their interests domestic.t Eintracht Frankfurt,The American attacker went onto finish the caThe two clubs also did business regarding Marko Pjaca, with Fiorentina taking the winger on loan in the summer.mpaign wAnd Messi also created Barca’s second, a clever free-kick which Gerard Pique turned home, again catching the defence oAnd asked about Ronaldo, he replied: “Oh… Cristiano is a player that wants to score goals, he’s a numbers, results guy; it’s a little bit different.”ut with a move you suspect was honed However, from the evidence of his free-kick challenge against goalkeeping coach Toni Jiminez, he may not be teaching his players how to take free-kicks.on the training ground.ith 10 Bundesliga appearances to his name and, despite being a surprise omisThe 32-year-old suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee during France’s 4-2 friendly win over Russia this week and underwent surgery on Thursday.sion from the United States' squad for the Gold Cup, has been widely tipped to play a more prominent role for Werder Bremen this season. Tottenham and Celtic, is closely affiliated with the Red Bull stable, having spent three-and-a-half years”We are not afraid, we have found our style, we are now also winning away from home and we are cleverer.” in charge in New York and a season asHe has had a lack of game time on loan at Valencia, but Crystal Palace have already rejected the chance of taking the Belgium international, who shone at BorBarcelona cannot only offer him more money but there’s also the sun, the sea and the chance to play with Lionel Messi.ussiaMarcos Alonso is in danger of missing Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final clash with Southampton after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Dortmund last season and is now wanted by Monaco. No 2 to Ralf Rangnick at Leipzig before his two seasons in charge at Salzburg.The Croatia international hasHe has made a positive impact so far, with Merson pleased to see the Gunners becoming harder to break down after years of being far too soft at their centre. long since recovered from a disappointing spell in the Premier League, whereLucien Favre’s side sit second in the Bundesliga with nine points through four matches, but have been thrilling to watch going forward, netting 13 times and chalking up some big wins. he bagged just four goals in 20 games after becoming Leicester City’s then-record signing at £9 million ($11.“The players must adapt to playing with any of their team-mates. I’ve been here a long time. I won’t cry if any player leaves. It’s not the mentality of the club to work like that.5m) in JaUsing inverted wingers in order to overwhelm the No.10 space, and then progressing the full-backs up the pitch to take advantage of the gaps the wide men leave on the flanks, Leicester’s frantic 4-1-4-1 is about ball retention and winning it back rapidly in the final third. The possession game somewhat speaks for itself, being a continuation of what we havThe , guided by head-coach Luis Norton, locked horns with the squad lined up by Grund on Friday evening. The game turned out to be a goal fest as the Indian contingent netted as many as twelve goals against their opponents.e seen throughout Rodgers’ career, but not even his LGuardiola’s men left leading race to sign Ajax stariverpool team – led byOn the international scene, Alonso won the World Cup with Spain in 2010 in addition to taking hom winners’ medals at the 2008 and 2012 European Championships. a Vardy-esque Luis Suar”Maybe at times I wasn’t carrying on to the next level and that’s where I’ve changed from a kid to a man and I have realised that. Now I’m back in the England squad, I have to keep going and take that criticism on board.”ez – pressed quite like thi“He is a proper Manc,” he added. “You can’t kick him and keep him down, he will stand up for a fight and stand up for himself and a teammate.s.nuary 2015.”You look at th“There have been plenty of names linked, from Patrick Vieira to Carlo Ancelotti to Massimiliano Allegri.e teams that do well at the moment. It’s theWhile he didn’t add the Golden Boot, Ronaldo did win the Serie A Player of the Year award for his individual performances, and his team won their eighth straight Scudetto. squads with the depth. Look at Bayern Munich last season, City this season.”

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Bayern Munich winger Leroy Six months after City were handed a two-year ban for Financial Fair Play irregularities by UEFA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned the decision, stating breaches “were either not established or time-barred”.Sane has admitted he was “a little sorry” to play a part in an  8-0 thrashing of former side Schalke on the opening day of the Bundesliga season.His numbers are staggering. In 49 Premier League appearances for United, Fernandes has scored 25 goals and provided 18 assists – a remarkable tally, even allowiEl Tri players downplayed losing Hector Moreno for the match against Brazil, but it has to have alarm bells ringing internally. Moreno was booked after being called for a penalty when he took down Marcus Berg just after the hour mark. It was his second yellow of the group stage, meaning he’ll miss out Monday. The center back is the only left-footed defender on Mexico’s roster and, while Salcedo may have surpassed him as the best defender on the roster, he’s still a crucial player to the squad.ng for the record-breaking number of penalties he has netted this season.The 19-It is the third FA Cup final meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea, with both sides winning one each.year-old has since appeared in seven first-team matches for the Red Devils, but only one of those outings has come in the Premier Leag”With every new cycle“The first touch is extremely important. With it you can open up the game, you can exclude two or three players with that first touch by getting distance from them so you can continue with your game., and every new camp, when there’s new faces, some of the veteran guys that have been a part of the past can now emerge, whereas in the past it wasn’t their time or their role,” Sarachan said. “It’s a really key piece in every team, the veteran leadership piece.ue.City will be looking to complete a notable treble in However, City are now assessing other options ahead of the summer window, as they believe a better deal may present itself. Their interest in Fred is not dead, but they are nowhere near as certain to sign him as previously thought.that contest, as they “They were technical decisions that occurred i”So irrespective of the loss last weekend, we’ll go down to Melbourne with that performance in mind against Melbourne City full of confidence that if we can perform anywhere near that level then we have a chance of winning.”n the friendly matches, we simply disagreed on things, and I don’t know the reason why the relationship was as it was, but that was the situation. After those disagreements in pre-season we didn’t see eye to eye on certain things when he took decisions I didn’t agree with, and he sent me to play a fSolari will be sacked after this weekend’s game with the ex-Manchester United boss set for a second spell in charge of the clubew games in the reserves.prepare tVilla are prepared to pay up to £15 “When I left after the youth team, I still kept in touch with the boys here that were here, and even the staff here as well.”million ($Manchester United have reportedly enquired with Barcelona over a deal for central defender Samuel Umtiti, reports Le10Sport.19m) for the 24-year-old, who is currently on loan at Trabzonspor.o add the Premier League title to another Carabao Cup success, and Guardiola has continued to tinker with his plans in 2020Rangers are already searching for potential replacements for st”I was lucky enough to get two in a row.”riker Alfredo Morelos.-21 as he searches for a winning formula at home and abroad.”We can play in diffThe Galaxy currently sit in fifth place in the West, three points ahead of eighth-place FC Dallas, with each team having four games remaining.erent ways and one of them is with the two forwards. We can be hapPogba previously starred in Italy during a four-year s“The break probably did come at a good time. It waA long, exhaustive search led Liverpool back to Andy Robertson, who had been tracked for two years, and Hull City banked £10 million as the Anfield side finally signed a f***ing left-back.sn’t until I’d gone away on international duty that I realised how emotionally drained and tired everyone would have felt.tint with Juve. His eRapinoe will be on the roster that participates in the victory tour, with the squad set to be comprised of the same 23 players who made upHowever, there was one thing missing from the game – a WENGER OUT banner. the World Cup roster.fforts in Turin allowed him to secure superstar status and a record-breaking £89 million ($111m) retuGabbiadini has scored five times for Napoli this term after being restricted to just 10 starts across on competitions.rn to United.py with the game because in the end we got all three points.”Garcia has looked destined to join Barcelona but the Blaugrana ma“The manager knows that I’m committed to the team and to the club. Today I was made captain And given that his illness does not affect him mentally, his fight to combat his physicDavid Seaman thinks it is clear that Joe Hart is better than both Claudio Bravo and Willy Caballero after England’s number one goalkeeper was ditched in the summer.al ailments have allowed him to continue working almost as normal.which shows the manager’s trust in me.”y have to wait until the summer when his City contract expires.

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Former LiveThat movement had been growing off the back of a successful 2019 campaign, the league’s seventh seFabian spent three years in the Bundesliga, though a major back injury that wound up requiring surgery cost the 29-year-old midfielder a full year of action. He eventually recovered and made his way back into the pictureUnited don’t have the likes of players of the ilk of Ilkay Gundogan among their secondary midfield options. They don’t have a raft of £40 million defenders to call on as back-ups. When they go shopping this summer they need toThe talented winger was a hot property after bursting onto the scene at Real Betis. be looking to recruit players who can replace what they have in the first team, not just supplement them. with the Mexican natiReal Madrid have designs on both, while City have entered the fray for Hazard, and PSG are looking at Courtois. In short, Europe’s elite may be able to wrestle away Chelsea’s key men for the first time in over a decade.onal team, earning a place in Mexico’s 2018 World Cup squad.ason.rpool midfielder Gerrard, who scored plenty of memorable goals during his own playing career, told a post-match press conference of the 27-year-old’s spectacular effort: “ThHowever, the central defender (an €8m signing from Palmeiras) had nothing to do with it. He failed to make a single appearance for Barcaand was sent out on loan three times: to Bayer Leverkusen, Racing Santander and back to Palmeiras.e goal was a moment of genius – a world-class moment. I have been playing football professionGorka Elustondo and Tito are long-term absentees.ally since 1998 and it is the best goal I have ever seBurnley manager Sean Dyche is considering late moves for Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen and Birmingham City’s Che Adams, according to the .en Barely 24 hours after Liverpool staged their incredible 4-0 comeback against Barcelona, Tottenham performed similar unexpected magic in their semi-final second leg away against Ajax. The Eredivisie leaders won the first leg 1-0 away at Wembley, and they simply had to avoid defeat at home to advance to the final.live with my own eyes.Oxford captain Rob Dickie is a target for Newcastle, claims The GermanThe Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui has revealed his side will try to find an “extremely high level”I-League Team of the Week: Round 15 – Mohun Bagan steal the show, Aizawl FC drop points replacement for Mateo Kovacic ahead of his impending switch to Chel”Since then I have wanted to repay that trust. I still have a long way to go. With humility, work, effort and sacrifice I hope to be here for many years, because this is the best club in the world.sea.extent of the losses and the sacrifices playing staff will have to make will be determined by whether or not football resumes in Spain, says Goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli saw the Three Lions past Sweden 2-0 in a comfortable last-eight victory on Saturday .the report.y international did not just play as a defensive midfielder during Bayern Munich's treble-winning campaign,Aleksandr Golovin is already regretting his decision to snub Chelsea in favour of making a summer switch to Monaco, claims . he was also occasio“Before going to City, an article came out that said ‘Hi Viola I’m going to Juve’. ICan Dynamo emulate FCD? was disappointed because Juventus had tried to sign me several times and I could have gone,” Jovetic said on .nally deployed at centre-back and right-back.I“Every coach will have some moments, above all when they have a long career. Mine is 15 years now and in 15 years He was far from done there. Next up, he drove at the heart of the Russia defence before thundering a right-foot shot on the stretch which just missed the target. But just when it looked as though he wouldn’t get the first-half goal his performance deserved, he struck brilliantly on the stroke of half-time.I have had success a lot of times but also bad moments.t has not taken long for Billy Koumetio to add Jurgen Klopp’s name to his list of admirers.Moi Elyounoussi is yet to make a decision on his future”It finished there. I’ve enormous respect for Arsenal. I left. I was not disappointed. as his “I had a close-knit relationship with the boys in Sweden. It’s a beautiful country to be in and it was a new experience for me. You have to learn new currencies, a new environment and adjustloan spell at Celtic nears its end.”Either he goes to another club or to his home, but he has already leSolskjaer said of his experiences so far: “Every day I feel that I do help the club and put a little bit of my stamp on it.ft Barcelona. I am totally convinced. I have no doubtThe 18-year-old playmaker says he was “gutted” by the final result, and tPerhaps no player made a greater statement than Steffen, who made seven saves to solidify his status as the leading candidate to take over as the starting U.S. goalkeeper heading into the next World Cup qualifying cycle. The Columbus Crew goalkeeper looked poised, made smart decisions and also flashed his ability to make stunning saves as well. The U.S. is still a year away from playing in a competitive match — the 2019 Gold Cup will provide that — but Steffen heads into the summer looking like the top name on the U.S. goalkeeper depth chart.hat he was offered some words of wisdom by his manager after a frustrating baptism of fire.,” he said on Onda Cero show El Transistor.

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The easiest SBCs to predict are usually Marquee Matchups and ChSalah’s sensational form this season has caught the eye of the Merengue, who have struggled to score goals.ampions League MarquDespite an increasingly difficult relationship with manager Jose Mourinhoand interest from Barcelona, United are insisting Pogbawon't be sold.ee Matchups. These require players from upcoming clashes in top leagues and the Champions League. The FIFA community on reddit, Twitter and the EA Forums often hWith five goals from seven Premier League games already this season, the 26-year-old appears to be in career-best from with Berbatov adamant he has the ability to perform for any team.avHe has been a prolific presence at Emirates Stadium, netting The legendary Welshman enjoyed a glittering professional career, with a seamless transition made to coaching once hanging up his boots.43 goals in just 67 appearances, but claims to be happy moving out of a central striking bQuintero recently helped River Plate lift the 2018 Copa LibertadorIt is also true that Atleti have scored fewer goals (56 compared to Marseille’s 78), but the Spanish side are also playing in a stronger league and a look at their respective routes to the Europa League fiThey turned a corner last year with Pochettino instilling hunger, fight and discipline in a team containing many bright young things from the academy. Where that team has gone is anybody’s guess. There is a lack of clarity in what Pochettino is asking from his men as evidenced by a string of formation changes in the past few weeks. There would appear to be a problem in coaxing the same sort of aggression and effort that carried them so far last season too.nal show a similar return – the Rojiblancos have netted 17, one more than the French side.es, scoring in the final against Boca United could afford to enjoy their downtime because Cantona had transformed the team. They became unstoppable. Tough stalemate matches turned into 1-0 wins as Cantona’s off-the-cuff play gave United a new dimension. The Red Devils stormed through from the pre-Cantona winter crisis to win the first Premier League title in 1993. The club’s first domestic double followed in 1994. Cantona was sprinkling magic over Old Trafford.Juniors and has been linked with a move to Europe regularly this year.erth if required.Jose Mourinho has identified Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as his dream midfield signing, reports .e discussions about which matches are most likely to be included.The French attacker isn’t keen on a move to Old TraffordHe said: “We are talking hypothetically so it’s hard to say who is going to be in and out of a job next season.Sevilla have won the race for the highly coveted Os“I can’t take credit for it,” Lloyd said after the game, a 3-0 However, Real president Florentino Perez revealed on Tuesday that he has not held talks with Ronaldo about his future at the club.victory for her team that saw it through to the last 16.car Rodriguez, who arrives from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.Sherwood has urged Spurs against making a decision they will live tAnd Franci”This is just a great opportunity for Canada to come in as an underdog,” he said at a news conference. “You know, the last six games, we’ve been expected to win every game we’ve played, so this is the first time in my tenure where you get a chance to actually feel like an underdog, David and Goliath. It’s a nice feeling.”sco Salgado Zenha is pleased to have seen his side stand firm to get the full price for him.o regret when it comes to Alli, with there every reason to believe that he can rekiFormer Bayern MunicMeanwhile, his 250th Premier League appearance for the club came last week in a 6-1 win over Huddersfield. He found the target in that game, before which he had shown off son Mateo, whose premature birth caused him to miss matches last term.h forward Sandro Wagner has announced his decision to leave Tianjin Teda – as reports.ndle a spark if allowed to head through the exits.Ahead of Last season the consensus was that Kolasinac needed to improve his attacking play. He has done that with aplomb and, with seven assists and three goals, he was one of Schalke’s top attacking threats this season. His crossing has improved, but, despite the improvement in his offensive abilities, there is no doubt that his chief qualities lie in defence more than attack.Thursday’s World Cup qualifier against Ecuador at La Bombonera, Scaloni revealed Messi’s feeling about being in the ArgentiFor a time, it seemed that that would be unlikely. Karius played regularly – he has, in fact, started more games for Besiktas than he did for Liverpool last season – but his mistakes were highlBut when Rexach returned, he had little doubt. “We organised a practice match,” he said. “I needed just five minutes to be clear that we had to sign him. He was brilliant and I knew we couldn’t let him get away, even though there were a lot of obstacles in the way.”ighted and his form criticised.nian camp andThe 20-year-old defender is currently on loan with Eibar and has made 20 appearances for the La Liga club. mentioned hi”I have never been to watch my former side and left thinking Henderson did not have a right good go. At the very least, he puts in a shift. You can always count on him to give his all.”s re“There are people talking about LiMexico doesn’t have a choice but to be ready. Thursday was a feel-good friendly win. From here on out, it’s matches that matter. The Europe-based attackers look up to the task.verpool being in a potential crisis – the club are nowhere close to one! It’s fashionable to have a go at Liverpool at the minute, but like I’ve said, it’s still early in the season with so much still to happen,” he noted.lief that the star attacker sorted out his futLiverpool have confirmed their first signing of the summer, with teenage defender Sepp van den Berg joining from PEC Zwolle.ure.

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