“I don’t think that was an option at“Now I have to fight for myThe five-time Ballon d’Or winner has not disappointed in new surroundings, netting 24 goals in 36 appearances. place because we have a great team and there is more competition than in past seasons. There are many very good forwards, with a lot of quality, and we’re motivated to be even better. any time,” he told a press conference. “Clearly, with everything that he showed [hereAny deal would require them to dig deep, though, with it possible that a fee similar to the £85 million package put in place for Bale in 2013 would be required to get their man.], what a good player he is, the team would grow evBarcelona’s home Camp Nou and Manchester United’s Old Trafford are inclFor the next two years, Biswas was a regular part of the Indian side and was touted to be one of the main contenders to be Bhaichung’s worthy successor. Ashim made his way into the elite section of Indian footballers way before his team-mate Sunil Chhetri, who is only eight months younger than him.uded, as well as Boca Juniors’ La Nadal’s uncle, Miguel Angel, played more than 200But with two goals, Sigthorsson remains the highest-scoring of all those wearing the Tiempos in France this month. games for Barcelona between 1991 and 1999 and had two spells with Real Mallorca. He also played 62 times for Spain.Bombonera and River Plate’s El Monumental.en more, but at no time has there been any possibility thaHIt was no surprise Nicolas Otamendi struggled against the speed of Palace’s breaks, while Stones was directly at fault for two of Palace’s goals.e added: “We are desperate to win a trophy. Everybody at the academy is raised to win trophies.t he would return here.””It is going to be based mainly on a competitive sDonny van de Beek is just one of a host of Ajax talents that will be watched by Real Madrid scouts in their next Champions League outings, reports .quadSalah, 26, was withdrawn in the 66th minute, with Xherdan Shaqiri comiIn his second World Cup,Miroslav Klose was aThough the team had been rocked recently by the whole controversy with Haroon Amiri leaving the club after a spat with the coach, the team manager Ingulab Raghunathan said that morale was high despite Amiri’s departure.ble to claim the Golden Boot by scoring five goals, taking his team to the semi-finals and winning the third-place play-off. Four of his goals came in the group stage, with braces against Costa Rica and Ecuador.ng on to replace him. that can win the Champions League. If I make this proposa“Thanks to God. I’m very happy to have another chance to represent my nation,” he said. “Time to go to Russia!”lBut Barcelona have had a rough stretch recently. The club are on the verge of elimination in the Champions League after losing 4-0 to PSG in the first leg of their last-16 encounter., I will fulfil it; I am lucky to have Leo’s credibility.Sevilla are among the sides weighing up a move for Atalanta forward Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez, reports .“When you are in a good run of form, your confidence is always higher than no”Since I was a boy, we’ve had this rivalry anThe bottom line this summer is that United cannot win the Premier League with their current squad, and nobody knows that more than Mourinho. Short of hauling Woodward over the coals in public the Portuguese has done everything he can to ensure that the right moves are made to get the Red Devils to where they need to be come the beginning of the season. The ball is now in the Woodward’s court, and if he does not deliver what Mourinho needs then the Portuguese will surely be spoiling for a fight.d they’re games in which it doesn’t matter who’s on top or below. It’s a totally different feel and it’s win or win. That’s why you go onto the field. YesDespite the arrival of the German goalkeeper, Cech retained his first-team spot for Sunday’s Premier League opener against Manchester City., you have respect, like you do for every opponent, but always defending the shirt and the badge above all,” Gudino said.rmal so, yes, I feel full of confidence at the moment and I am really enjoying my games. So is this the most Liverpool, who sit 25 points clear at the top of the table, are just two wins away from rubberstamping a first domestic title triumph in 30 years.confident I have felt in my career? Probably… yes. ItChennai City FC have been very poor of late, falling to insipid defeats to Shillong Lajong and Aizawl FC. V Soundararajan has had trouble getting his attack clicking with different partners being preferred along with Charles de Souza. There is very little creativity in the midfield as well with Dhanapal Ganesh and Denson Devadas providing solidity rather than creativity. But for Sunday’s game, we might see Soundararajan play Zakeer Mundampara in midfield along with Ganesh.’s hard to say unstoppable but I feel like I am full of confidence.Eric Abidal has Yet United just couldn’t find a way through as Burnley dropped in tighter and killed any hope of Solskjaer’s favoured counter-attacking philosophy being the key to opening up the Clarets. Whenever United got the ball forward, there wValue: €58mas a congested penalty area staring back at them.revealed he is interested in moving to the Premier League.Conte wants to “raise the The 29-year-old was less impressive in the subsequent defeat to Tottenham but has kept in place in the side to start in attack alongside Danny Welbeck and Mesut Ozil against the Swedish hosts.bar” for his IntHe told reporters: “Ronaldo has no special permission to train.er youngsters after Nicolo Barella sparked the late fightback.