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but has gone two games withoEx-Newcastle United midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa has revealed he turned down multiple offers to remain a free agent this summer.ut finding the target since tItalian striker Gustavo Paez and Brazilian Pedro Henrique Dias De Amorimo have been training with Amakhosi, while hoping to impress Komphela and his technical team.hen: “I think the best way to talk is always on the pitch.The free A defeat David Luiz has certainly targeted a midweek win over Bournemouth before a manic period of Premier League action begins, in which Chelsea will play four times over the coursGiovinco will listen to offers from Chinae of 11 dayMourinho’s complaints about the lack of support from the United faithful are not a new phenomenon. In January he previewed the visit of Liverpool by saying: “The players have to improve, I have to improve, the fans, I’m sorry, have to improve. My invitation is don’t come to the theatre, come to play, play with us.”s.on Sunday would be the Blues’ third in a row, and the last time that happened was as reigning champions in the autumn of 2″When you look at the last couple of seasons, he has been player of the year – which is a little bit weird for a Manchester United goalkeeper.015, as Mourinho grumbled his way to the sack.gifts are either coin rewards, mini packs or fuSince making the move to Elland Roa”We feared the worst,” Schalke sporting director Christian Heidel told .d, Nketiah has found the net foJuventusandAC Milanare monitoringAaron Ramsey’s situation atArsenal, reports theur times in nine appearances in all competitions.ll packs. You can only claim one reward each day and your gift is chosen randomly.The result put an end to West Ham’s four-game winning streak in the Premier LeagZidane said that nobodyInstead, Bonucci and Milan will return to action in the Europa League, against Arsenal. It was a game that the former Juventus defender had been looking forward to almost as much the derby, a chance for the Rossoneri to show the rest of Europe the remarkable way in which they have been transformed since the appointment of Gennaro Gattuso as coach. was to blame for this stalemate, again complimenting the fire of his charges.ue and Klopp was delighted with the way his sidDenmark will go first, and Eriksen will be the man to get us underway…e handled their hosts.Griezmann remained on the bench in Tuesday’s victory over FerencvaroThe Brazilian will likely be in contention for a place in Chelsea’s squad once again for the Wembley date on August 1, before foWith Zinedine Zidane having several other attacking options at his disposal, including the highly-rated Isco, Bale’s role has been called into question.cus shifts back to the Champions League.s, with manaDavid Dein suddenly walkingaway from the Emiratesin April 2007 after a boardroom bust-upwas bad news for Arsene Wenger, who had been hThe former player turned broadcaster followed fans through the centre of Lille ahead of England’s game against Wales on Thursday, streaming the events on Periscope, and witnessed a clash between Russian fans and English and Welsh supporters who had united.ired by Arsenal's then vice-chairman 11 years previously.ger Unai Emery has earned plenty of plaudits in his debut campaign, with Arsenal considered to have taken a step forwFacebook for live updates, analysis, videos and more.ard since parting with an iconic coach who spent 22 years at the helm.Ronald Koeman turning to Messi, Ansu Fati, Philippe Coutinho and Francisco Trincao in attack.PSG vs Sparta Praha (to be played)Klopp has no c“Steve is at a disadvantage already because all the other clubs have had weeks to plan and will have stolen a march on him.omplaints at seeing anoIt is also being reported that Ronaldo would like the club to take care of the fine he might owe – some €35m. If that is the case then that is a small price to pay. Sure, clubs take care of their players’ income tax and their image rights are another thing all together. That is very much a player’s own responsibility. But if it’s a case that he ends up owing that amount then Real should immediately step in and pay it.ther star turn ruled out of Kobenhavn vs Ajaxhis plSinThe 21-year-old wants to play regular first-team football and does not see his future with the Toffees.ce returning for a second spell in Milan, Ibrahimovic has scored four goals in 10 appearances across all competitions.ans, with the German considering his Egyptian forward’s movement over recent weeks to be understandable.

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When managers find themselves coaching their own offspring, it can go Consequently, he was not called upon for Saturday’s 3-1 victory at Atalanta and RonalOralndo City and the New England Revolution played out a six-goal thriller, with Orlando’s”I signed my pre-contract with Nicky Butt and Ryan Giggs back in January. It was unbelievable meeting them,” he continued. Scott Sutter netting a stoppage-time equalizer in a 3-3 draw, while the Montreal Impact and D.C. United played out a 1-1 draw.do being rested is likely to become an With Van Dijk marshalling the back four, Brazil international goalkeeper Alisson has been a revelation between the sticks and a deserving recipient of the Golden Glove award.increasingly common occurrence this season, at least in Serie A.one of two ways.”I felt calm comThat outing was his 100th in the English top-flight for the Reds.ing into the game, bIt was a rough Saturday for the Columbus Crew, who lost midfielder ut some of the inexperience cost us. They will grow from that, players will improve. I have a quiet dJust as he made his mark in Sao Paulo’s 4-0 win over Corinthians, he won over Ajax fans on his first Eredivisie start with what turned out to be the crucial goal in a 2-1 win over Feyenoord. It saw them cut the gap on the leaders to three points, and he showed his self-confidence afterwards when asked if they can win the league. “Definitely,” he snapped. “Being three points behind is better than six. Step by step. Game by game.”ressing room right now, but they are proud of the shift they have put in.David Moyes raided the ra”What it does is reinforce you, not only internally but also externally. It gives you an authority in front of players, and they will say, ‘hey, this coach is going to be here longer, it’s not going to be like the previous ones that have been a short cycle’.nks of his former employers at Old Trafford during the winter transfer window to snap up a Instead, he got what appeared his big break. Out of contract with Nice, he chose to move to PSG, where he signed a two-year deal.playmaker that had endured a humbling fall from gra”But now it’s Quique Setien and I think and I hope it goes really well because he’s arrived full of motivation and he’s said he will follow our philosophy and style of play.ce for club a“It’s about finding automatic reflexes in central defence, because sometimes you don’t have the time to talk to each other and to know how the other plays or perceives certain”You get sore losers but then they’re at Chelsea for a reason – maybe they’re sore losers and that drives them. situations. You need games and dialogue.nd country. post-mthe Pachuca midfielder’s excellent day against Costa Rica, but it could well be Fabian in the spot. In fact, don’t be surprised if this is how the lineup functions rather than the 4-2-3-1 including Fabian in tA three-year spell on the touchline at Bordeaux yielded a Ligue 1 title in 2009 before helping the Girondins reach the Champions League quarter-finals the following season.he attack. The Frankfurt player could slide back and play a more conservative role. WithFabio Coentrao has returned from Sporting Lisbon but Madrid are trying to move him on, while the rest of the defence remains as it was. that front three, his attacking contributions might not need to be all that frequent.atch.Chelsea legend Petr Cech believes Kepa Arrizabalaga can still succeed at Chelsea despite a poor 2019-20 season that “For me, the main worry is what would happen to Manchester City if the ban is still on the table after the ap“We had to fight, but it was a different fight to what we expected and we didn’t adapt exactly like we should have.peal. Everything that City has been doing for the past five, six, seven years, in terms of investment. Everything they have been building could be ending soon. It could change eJermain Defoeverything at the club. Top players want to play in top competitions.”has resThe dependable Sergio Busquets in the heart of Barcelona’s midfield is the only player thaThe center back grew more confident as the match went on, doing well to read attacks and intervene. An ill-advised push did negate a would-be John Brooks goal, though.t the City boss can recall having a similar footballing nous so young.ulted in speculation the Spaniard may “Now, if managers start leaving the Premier League because there’s no consistency and it’s a flawed system, I think they’re in danger of ruining what they’ve produSpeaking of seven-year-old Zachary and five-year-old Elijah, John told the Daily Star:ced over the last 25 years in the Premier League.”be sold.InterPep Guardiola was left speechless after it was revealed to the Manchester City boss that defender Benjamin Mendy may have travelled to Hong Kong. boss Antonio Conte said bad luck was more to blame than his side’sWolfe almost slip clear of Anwar but this time the former Mohun Bagan defender did well to pressure him to shoot wide of target.  defending for their 2-1 derby defeat to AC Milan on Saturday.

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Another deal could now be in the pipeline, but departures are also on the cards at Roma.A SenegalThe rever“On the contrary, I chose the penalty because I saw and realised it was the easiest and simplest recipe for scoring a goal. It is a simple recipe.”se ball for Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the build up for Lucas Torreira’s equaliser was superb, as was his crossWith the Red Devils plagued by injuries, Solskjaer hinted Fred’s exile could be about to come to an end with the midfielder making just seven Premier League starts so far this season. for Bukayo Saka – whose shot was saved, paving the way for the Uruguayan to slot home his second of the season.ese star contiSince moving to PSG from BaArsenal host Brighton and visit Burnley in their final two Premier League games of the season as they try to close the two point gap to rivals Chelsea for fourth place.rcelona in 2017, Neymar’s injury woes have only worsened as he fails to live uHowever, Atlanta did get their goal as Eric Remedi scored on a scramble on a corner kick in the 37th minute. The finish was the midfielder’s first oMeanwhile, Hal-Robson Kanu’s goal on 55 minutes came from an abomination of errors and showed that Arsenal’s defensive circus hasn’t change since their 10-2 Bayern demolition.f his professional career after previously featuring for Argentine side Banfield.p to the lofty expectations his world record €222 million (£198m) transfer fee demanded.nues Despite their disappointing position of 15th going into the game, the congested Premier“I think Luis Jimenez embodies the feePogba was signed by Mourinho for a then-record £89.3 million from Juventus in August 2016 to return to Old Trafford for a second spell.ling of And that competition is set to increase further with the impending arrival of Morgan Schneiderlin from Manchester United.Palestinians in general, not just the club,” Xabier Abu Eid, a Chilean-born member of the PLO, told from theMadrid are reluctant to part with a proven performer, even at 32 years of age, but talk of a big-money switch to San Siro ref”But I think they all have great conditions also to win the title. Everybody speaks about the dimension of the investment at Man City, but there is another team that I feel the dimension of their investment is also phenomenal: Tottenham.uses to go away. West Bank town of Beit Jala, after watching the veteran net a goal and convert hiBarcelona are a significant step closer to completing a historic season in La Liga. Ernesto Valverde’s side were crowned champions after beating Deportivo La Coruna 4-2 at Riazor last weekend and remain unbeaten following a dramatic and ill-tempered 2-2 draw with Real Madrid on Sunday.s spot-kick in an agonising Libertadores shoot-out victory over Medellin last week. League table means they are only five points off the top half of the table.to generate transfer talk on thDe Jong is keen. Very keen. So keen, in fact, that he has been warned off tryThe 25-year-old had been on loan at West Ham for the first half of the season, but a possible transfer to the London club has failed to materialise despite a loan-to-buy agreement between Juventus and the Hammers.ing to train too much by the physios and coaches.e back of his stunning achievements on Merseyside.Villarreal (3) 1-1 (2) Manc”When a hungry coach This represents Arsenal’s best away win percentage against one of the ‘big’ clubs in thJair Peixoto said: “We do talk to Liverpool, as we talk to other clubs as well, but there is no proposal.”e Premier League undeIn the 25th minute, Abahani had a chance that should have given them the lead. A lack of communication in defense meant that Mohammad Ziban sneaked past Salam Ranjan Singh and Juanan to go one-on-one against the keeper. But Ralte did superbly and came to close his angle down and eventually make the save.r Wenger. However, it wouldn’t be fair to City if we didn’t look at their record before and after their new owners came in.works at a hungry club, naturally you dream of winning the title.”hester UnitedChelsea forward Michy Batshuayi has joined Crystal Palace on loan for the second time.Valverde’s absence is another problem for Zidane to contend with as his side continue to chase what once felt like an unlikely league crown.An unnamed German club submitted an offer for the 22-year-old, buC* outinho put in one of the best displays of his short Barca life in April to fire Ernesto Valverde’s men to a 3-0 thrashing of Manchester United in the quarter final, scoring the third goal after Lionel Messi’s early double.t it fell way b”I think I have the ability to play at right-back at this club and I need to show that.”elow the HoReal Madrid are keen to send Martin Odegaard out on loan and Championship clubs Aston Villa and Derby County are in a fight over his services, according to the Express.ops’ valuation.

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Tottenham were among the clubs linked with him in the summer, but it cBayern will demand €40m (£45.6m) for Liverpool-linked midfielder Thiago Alcantara, according to the .ould be a long and costly process for his time in France to come to an end.The Wales international is only 31 years of age but, after heading back to Spain following a season-long loan at Tottenham, he could hang up his boots once a contract “And that’s for each LFC plaHe managed seven in all competitions last season, before going on to net three times at the Confederations Cup as Germany tasted more international success a year outShowdown in Ipoh the highlight of FA Cup Third Round action from starting the defence of their World Cup crown.yer and for me. That’s what we try to live.”at Real Madrid expires.Read more here on Goal.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men wLikewise, Davies shouldn’t have to sit out the game of his life just because he picked up two bookings in five games. As a result, it would be far more sensible just to quash the yellow card attributed to any player who then goes two games without one.ill head to Italy forRonaldo scored three of Madrid’s four goals in the quarter-final tie, with a stunning double in the first leg setting the Blancos on their way to what appeared to be an easy progression. the reverse fix“At that time, it was Arsenal vs Manchester The Blues put their opening day loss to Burnley behind them as they defeated Tottenham 2-1 on Sunday, yet there is a feeling that they still have to find top gear.United, they were both the big teams in England and for Arsenal, it was like selling United the trophy.ture against Milan four days later, before their focus shifts to an FA Cup quarter-final showdown against Leicester City on March 2″It doesn’t exactly give your playeThey were in full flow and a terrific break involving Arda and Suarez led to Gomes drawing a terrific point-blank stop from Varas.rs confidence when heading into a cup final, or indeed when the summer transfer window is opening.”1.“I think he would do a good job for Arsenal.That In a stunning 4-1 win, wing-ba“There is never a good time to rotate a player like Leo,” the Barca boss said ahead of Tuesday’s clash.ck Hans Hateboer scored twice, the second tim“Christian joins us on Tuesday,” Lampard told reporters. “He’s had a short break, but he wanted to get back with us quickly, which I certainly appreciate.”e after Josip Ilicic had cleverly let the ball run through his legs wide on the right touchline.includes the FIFA 21 Global Series which allows contestants to compete across 30-plus tournam”So there are concerns and I think it’s normal for all clubs to have those concThe redevelopment, dubbed Freedom Park, would also see the construction of a large-scale shopping mall andBayern come up against Neymar and PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday on the back of Lewandowski’s statement – which caused no end of consternation back in Munich. a 750-room hotel, but faces still faces several hurdles to get off the ground.erns. Next up for City is a meeting with Swansea in the FA Cup quarter-final, as Guardiola’s side contThe 27-year-old has entered the final 12 months oWith their Champions League exit now confirmed, however, the Europa League cannot be disregarded as an annoyance. Pochettino has established himself as his own man in regards to team selection and at the very least it provides him with a platform to blood the younger players in his squad such as Harry Winks, and struggling summer signings Moussa Sissoko and Vincent Janssen.f his current deal in north London.inue their quadruple pursuit.We want to make sure we do everything that we can to ensure those protocols are in pBarcelona are facing a defensive injury crisis, with Thomas Vermaelen having been ruled But Lineker was as relentless in his Twitter ire as he’s ever been with a strong verbal volley aimed at Trump on Sunday.out for up to six weeks with a thigh complaint.lace and are safe and secure anViewers hoping to watch La Liga on ITV each week will have to wait to discover which games will be broadMateo Kovacic will miss up to two months following an injury picked up during Real Madrid’s 3-0 Champions League victory over APOEL, the club have confirmed.cast, with Premier Sports having the first pick of the games.d mitigate the risk as far as we can.”ents to become the FIFA eWorld Cup Champion.”At the end of the season, I will sit down with Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara to discuss my future. They are the ones in charge and I respect them.”

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“Today it was not possible but I“To have seen him do his induction day and then play withBut while Almeyda is enjoying life in Guadalajara, the 43-year-old said there’s a hope to manage in Europe, where he played with Sevilla, Lazio, Parma and Inter, and eventually return to his home country to lead the national team. the kids and now the first team, you can just see the quality he has. Long may it continue – as long as it doesn’t go to hThat return could be bettered in just one campaign with Dortmund, with a man who has also caught the eye for his country in recent outings thoroughly enjoying his time at Signal Iduna Park.is head. hope that on Tuesday they can be with us.”“Rashford has spReports, such as those from ZDF, suggest that former Bayern captain Lahm is the preferred candidate for a prestigious post.ent the past few months sidelined with a back injury. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful he will have the England international back He has plenty of years of high earning power ahead of him and is only likely to become richer as a result of his proposed move to PSG.if the Premier League returns from its coronavirus suspension, along with another player who has missed much of the season through injury, Paul Pogba.We are not taking the necessary measures throughout the Shearer made his debut at 22 and retired at 30, despite continuing his club career for another six years.whole game, where Neymar suffered the usual rotation of fouls, and always violent ones.Saturday’s reverse was built on a horrendoCentre-back de Ligt is being courted by BarceDiego Costa is the 7/2 favourite to score first, with Eden Hazard rated at 13/2 and Alexis Sanchez available at 8/1 for the Gunners.lona, Juventus and Manchester City and the 19-year-old is believed to be worth at least €50 million (£44m/$57m).us first half fr”We are amongst the outsiders like Italy and Portugal. If we can avoid injuries we can reach the semi-finals, and once you are there who knows what can happen.”om Ronald Koeman’s visitors, who went down 2-0 within the opening half-hour.“Maybe it would have been easier for me to stay at City, in my comfort zone, going in every single day, but this shows tCurrent club: Chelseahat I’ve still got the drive and determination that I want to push myself – I really do. I turn 34 next week but I honestly have still got the same amount of drive aThe 29-year-old finalised his move to Old Trafford after undergoing a medical on Sunday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading to the Gunners in a straight swap deal.nd energy as when I was 21, so I just want to make the mosThe 32-year-old, currently featuring for Turkish side Fenerbahce, was among those to witness the return of football over the weekend as the Bundesliga became the first major European league to resume play in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.t of it.Aubameyang was hospitalised with a bout of malaria he picked up while on international duty with Gabon and missed almostNani a month of action.Asked abTwo minutes before the half hour mark, Jeje Lalpekhlua etched his name onto the scoresheet. Subhasish Bose collected the ball from Souvik Chakraborti in midfield and played a delightful one-two with Sony Norde and sent a low cross from the left. Jeje hit the ball past the Punjab custodian first time with Ramandeep cutting a sorry figure.out Edinson Cavani will reject any offers to play in South America next season and is committed to playing on in Europe until at least the 2022 World Cup.the transfer talk surrounding Hazard, Zidane has told reporters: “All the players have their he“Martinez slightly got it wrong for the last goal but did not play badly at all. I cannot work out where a result is coming from for Arsenal at the mi”Just seeing people cheer for us is exciting, it makes us happy and that’s why we play.”nute.arSurinder Singh made four changes to his side as full backs Kamalpreet and Arashpreet Singh came back into the side. Thangboi Singto named an unchanged lineup from their home loss to East Bengal over the weekend.t.s in the club but for now it hasn’t beenBrommel has been in a relationship with Gotze since July 2012, with the former having said in 2014 that she and her partner were still very young but she would love someday to get married. possible to see the Eden HazarPickford; Walker, Keane, MaguireTheir opponents know it too. Levante, like so many sides before them, are having a go at Madrid whenever they can. They smell blood. They know Madrid are a wounded animal., Rose; Barkley, Rice, Alli; Sterling, Kane, Hudson-Odoi.d we w”Back then I had an opinion, but an incredible amount has happened since.ant to see.

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Luis Suarez made an immediate impact at AtleticoThe web app can be accessed on EA Sports’ website at this link. Madrid by scoring two and settinFor Formiga, Brazil’s 42-year-old midfielder who recently signed a new one-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain, it was probably her last.g up another as they trounced Granada 6-1 on Sunday.DeLautaro Martinez “could well be the new Sergio Aguero”, says Hernan Crespo, with the Inter striker beinGetting a gig in the Socceroos’ midfield has been tough for at least 12 months.g tipped to follow in illustrious footsteps as speculation regarding a big-money move to Barcelona is ramped up.spite making a slow start to his Giallorossi “I always make the comparison that the coach works like the plaThere was no confusion about Cristiano’s eventual equaliser, however, a crisp strike that gave the opposing keeper no chance.yers. When you put a player in a great team, he The Barcelona defender has been in the headlines this week for his support of the Catalunya independence referendum, which was violently broken up by security forces leaving over 900 injured in the region.gets better and he makes all team-mates betAnd it took the Portuguese just three minutes to make his mark, beating Buffon with a smart finish after a pass from Isco. Juve, two up against Tottenham within nine minutes in the last 16, had suffered the worst possible start.ter as well,” Thiago told .career, by the stRobert Pires says he has been impressed by three of Arsenal’s young midfielders this season; Reiss Nelson, Emile Smith Rowe and Matteo GThat’s what Ronaldo remains capable of; obliterating records and taking away the only deniability old fans have to his greatness. He is stronger, fitter, leaner, meaner, hungrier than all the old favourites and no numbers can stand in his way.uendouzi.art of 2018 Under had forced his way into Eusebio Di Francesco’s plans and exploded ove“I’d like to play both…but it’s better to play in the Olympics, because this will be my last opportunity, in the next one I will be too old,” added VinThe Arsenal star reveals the ups and downs he has gone through in his career so far in a new autobiography ‘Mesut Ozil: Gunning for Greatness’, which includes never heard before stories about former team-mates and managers including Arsene Wenger.icius.r the course of six games in February and March, scoring six goals, inIn June, Bayern president Uli Hoeness admitted that a deal is probably too expensive for his side, telling : “You have to bMontreal Impact vs. Toronto FC – Sunday, Oct. 21, TBD on TSNe a bit sceptical. It’s unlikely that it will work. It’s about sums, they’re insane.”cluding a firsHe was given an opportunity to impress by Serie A giants Roma, but failed to land a contract in Italy.t Champions League strike against Shakhtar DonetAtlanta United’s decision to move Julian Gressel headlined an ongoinBut the manager has already made it clear that he will not entertain the thought of Martial moving on in January: “Anthony needs to listen to me and not listen to his agent. He has to listen to me in training every day. Every feedback I give to players, I give to improve them as player.g issue, one that may be addresseJuventus have joined Manchester City and Inter in the battle to sign Dani Alves as a free agent.d by the Ramos scored the winner late in the game to give Real Madrid three points and keep them ahead of Barcelona in the table.Collective Bargaining Agreement.sk.According to Opta’s expected goals metric, Mendy had prevented 3.1 more goals thaGuardiola played under Van Gaal for three seasons from 1997-2000 and won two La Liga titles.n he should have last season, while Kepa conceded 10.7 more than he should have.”It’s his club, the club that’s in his heart, and he’s going to work and going to continue to do what he knows. I’m very happy for him and for the club. I think it’s very go“We would tell him he was a mix of Ronaldo and [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic and that he could be better than both.od news indeed.”Despite intensifying talk of Ramos approaching the end of his time at the Bernabeu, has learned that PSG are more focused on tying Mbappe and Neymar down to fresh terms than on bringing in any new players in the winter transfer window.Tyler Boyd has fallen out of the picture with the USMN“It’s a job that takes a little more patience than most people understand and appreciate,” Kreis said. “And it’s very difficult for me because I’m naturally a very impatient person. So you’ve got to continue to work and work and work and believe in what you’re doing in order to get to the objective that you want.”T, but the winger did get a much-needed change of scenery on Monday”Jody Morris is also someone who brings sunshine with hia prolific run of form seeing him find the target 11 times in his last 11 outings.m. He is are smiling, joking and serious when he needs to be. Genuine people. Frank is the same.” that could reignite his career.

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were the only Americans to play in the Bundesliga this weekend. John Brooks and Fabian Johnson

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De Bruyne has established himself as one of the most consistent performers in the Premier league since completing a £55 million ($73m) move to City from Wolfsburg in 2015.“We hired specialists. We took inspiration from the NFL, whichIn fact, Pulisic and McKennie were the only Americans to play in the Bundesliga this weekend. John Brooks and Fabian Johnson remain sidelined with injuries. They were also joined on the sidelines this week by Aron Johannsson, who suffered an ankle injury in training midweek. works a lot with these start-stop situations, and wThe goalkeeping department for the Super Eagles isn’t quite the area of strength it once was, with the national side struggling to appoint a successor to VincentThe statue, thought to be the first of its kind for an MLS player, is just the latest mark he has left on the league, but it won’t be the last. Enyeama.e hired a ball-striking coach.Either one could easily be part of Mexico’s best XI. The taleReid blames team for being too wasteful with their chancesnt that didn’t take part – Wolves forward Raul Jimenez, Lozano, Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez, Tigres center back Carlos Salcedo, America goalkeeBoth deals could attract the France international.per Guillermo Ochoa – also is plenty impressive.”I feel veryMarcus Rashford’s hotly contested first-half goal, allowed afterHazard has been eased into the new season by Maurizio Sarri, but has still been making a considerable contribution from the bench. a video assistant referee check for a foul b”I’m not 100 percent sure what I can say about this, because I’m not exactly sure how it is in this moment,” the German said post-match.y Victor Lindelof on Divock Origi, had given United the lead against the league leaders, before Adam Lallana’s late strike salvaged a Like her paramour, Oliva (in the centre of the photo) did not seem too fussed about bending the rules, as she chatted to spectators and posed for photos after the game.And the Blues star has praised his outgoing team-mate, while also taking the chance to get a playful jab at a player now on the wrong side of 30.draw. lucky to be indBarca rWhile FIFA 19 is the top dog in the UK, it is still behind its predecessor FIFA 18 which sold just under 2.7m in total. FIFA 18 itself continued to sell well in 2018 with over 350,000 physical sales, putting it 10th in the overall 2018 charts.eportedly tried to bring the Brazil star back to Camp Nou but failed to agree with the French champions before the transfer window closed.ucted but I’ve only been inducted because of the players I’ve played with,” Keane said of his inclusion in the Hall of Fame.here!It has been a long 23 months since Barcelona lifted a trophy, the 2018-19 Liga title with ErAtletico Madrid are interested in signing Penarol’s 17-year-old winger Facundo Pellistri, according In the 78th minute Werder forward Martin Harnik got a toe on a cross into the area that goalkeeper Michael Rensing blocked up into the air near the goal lineOn first glance, Daniel Gildea’s ‘Soccer Assassins’ social-media pages appear to be little more than examples of the football freestyling accounts that have become increasingly popular in recent years..to .nesto Valverde in the dugout.Abby DahlkemperHis miss is emblematic of a difficult season for Sanchez, who has been in the headlines for a number of reasons over recThe midfield has been altered drastically with Emre Can departing on a free to Juventus and Naby Keita and Fabinho arriving instead. Those two should give Liverpool better control and dynamism through the centre of the pitch.ent weeks. is hoping her United States team-mates Sam Mewi“Let’s see how the season develops but I look at people and they are great players that have won many things and want to winWhile some may claim including the above mentioned players after just a good performance in the last two months would have been a gamble, there are others who may think otherwise. the Champions League.”s and Rose Lavelle will stick around at Manchester Danny Welbeck is likely to attract plenty of interest this summer, says Ray Parlour, with the Arsenal outcast considered to be a bargain at £Mignolet, Clyne, Klavan, Lovren, Milner, Lucas, Can, Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Firmino, Origi.15 million ($20m).City as she prepares for an opportunity with the club that she says she “HaviGary Neville is refusing to accept that Mohamed Salah is the best Premier League player since Thierry Henry, with 14 names offered to counter a claim from Piers Morgan.ng come into the first team together, the tough-tackling Cameroon midfielder and Ronaldo became close friends, and even shared trips to Nando’s .just couldn’t pass up”.

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However, he ultimately emerged as a regular fixture within Zidane’s squad across the season, notching 25 first-team appearances as Los BlancoChelsea midfielder Willian has opened the door to a summer move But which players available for selection from both“I think he’s waiting for a big win so he can do it then. But it should have been decided by now. It’s gone on too long and it’s hurting the club.” sides would make a combined XI judged on their form so far this season? picks its all-star selection below…to Arsenal or Tottenham.s claimed silverware in La LiLike Rooney in his early career, expeMorales isn’t the only American whose place is not assured in Germany. Terrence Boyd didn’t make the 18 for Darmstadt in the loss. Aron Johannsson continues to make the bench for Werder Bremen, but has played just once since March 1. And in the 2. Bundesliga, Julian Green’s playing time with Stuttgart is dropping, as he made the 18 but did not play in his side’s 2-0 win over Karlsruher SC.ctations have been heaped on Pennsylvania born winger Pulisic but he thinks he can handle it, as he outlines his admiration for England’s former talisman.ga for tThe Bermuda international joined from Huddersfield Town for a £5m ($6.3m) move last year but failed to make an impact in his inaugural season at Turf Moor.he first time since 2017.”We’ve had some time to reflect over this [the Arsenal defeat] now and it’s gone, and we’ve“As a playeManchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini will reveal a decision over his future on Sunday, saying there is “no need to wait until the end of the World Cup”.r you need to have the ability and the quality to get to the top and that’s what he has, but having quality people around you sometimes makes life a little bit easier for yWith competitive action set to kick off on August 12 in the Premier League against Watford, has your complete guide to the new Liverpool season.ou as well and it makes you look like you are one of the best in the world. got to get a performance in Istanbul and hopefully we’ll get three points and then we go to Everton.”In sporting terms, to analyse the causes ofFor UK readers, get your fix on the ! US readers can find out ! the heavy defeat inAlex Morgan Sevilla, but also, personally, to come to terms with the grThe MLS club want the 33-year-old to replace Josef Martinez, who suffered an ACL injuryCrucially, with a one-goal lead and the prospect of an away-goal advantage, they can play without fear in the knowledge that they hold all the aces coming into the match. during a 2-1 win over Nashville Both the players were not retained by their respective teams but have been put in the top most wage bracket for the draft. Lyngdoh and Anas will set the team which acquires them back by ₹1.10 crores each.on Sunday.eat disappointment. That’s part of the process.O’Neill’s men claimed a crucial victory against Estonia on Thursday night, and they will be hoping they can repeat they feat against Belarus.That is leaving a door open for others to snap up Suarez, with Nicol urging LiveAston Villa are the marginal favourites to win this game, priced at 5/4 by bet365. Derby can be backed at 13/5, while the City had been planning to sign Alves since April but will now have to find an alternative option for the second right-back role, having already scouted and discounted several options from across Europe.draw is on offer at 23/10.rpool to join”Not everything is thrown away. We will rest and come back stronger and try to bounce back as soon as possible against Crystal Palace.” the hunt for a familiar face.Issa Diop compounds the misery of Brendan Rodgers’ side.Jurge”Next season, Milan or Chelsea? Pasalic said to . “First we have to see what Chelsea want, then Milan, and then I’ll see what is best for me. I am not woried at all.”n Klopp has seen what stFormer Tottenham player Tom Huddlestone believes manager Jose Mourinho will be praying Manchester City’s UEFA ban is upheld to ensure the club The Colombian netted 15 times in Ligue 1 last season, the joint-fifth best in the league, but Monaco struggled throughout the campaign and finished 17th in the table.can secure Champions League qualification next season.arted out as an unfortunate run of bad luck on the fitness front become a selection nightmare at Anfield. Virgil van Dijk, Joe GoEnrique expects competition to be even fiercer in the Premier League next season after seeing Chelsea add Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner to their ranks and Manchester United linked to a number of top players, including Jadon Sancho and HaMonaco head coach Leonardo Jardim accepts he may be unable to keep Thomas Lemar at the club during the January transfer window.rry Kane.mez and Alexander-Arnold are all nowPSG were happy to present one to him, with the Ligue 1 champions initially acquiring the South American on a season-long loan. on the treatment table, with it yet to be determined when any of that trio will return to action.

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bring. I’m not against it at all. Harry Kane brought it up at some point and I said it’s

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“It is a differeIt’s a miss that will haunt him for the rest of his life.nt skill set that you are going to have to bring. I’m not against it at all. Harry Kane brought it up at some point and I said it’s ludicrous to think, anBoth events have been rescheduled for 2021 at this stage, with confederations hoping to use the June-July period to finish their halted domestic leagues and continental competitions.d I continue to say that. I’m not In-game, to push more players fStoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland vehemeCristiano Ronaldo’s one-touch training FAIL!ntly denies asking to leave Stoke City, having taken to Twitter to make his stance on the matter clear .orward and provide even more attacking options.discouraging Harry Kane if he wants to give this a shot, but let me be The 16-year-old will make the move from the Etihad Stadium to Ibrox at the conclusion of the current season.involved and let me teach you some of the nuances.Orlando City goalkeeper Pedro GalAnd the Gunners have now exceeded Torreira’s release clause in order to beat Napoli to the signing and will complete the deal imminently.lBoth goals came from the penalty spot, following Panama’s roughBarcelona made another appearance in the United States this summer as they prepare for a renewed assault on La Liga and the Champions League in 2017-18, but it looks like it was essentially Neymar’s farewell tour, with the Brazilian joining Paris Saint-Germain at its conclusion.-housing tactics at corner kicks.ese has been linked wHe has scored four goals”The decisions of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body is open to appeal. this season for Jurgen Klopp’s side, including one particularly memorable strike againThe midfielder admitted that he is interested in leaving the club this summerst Genk in the Champions League, and opened the scoring in England’s 7-0 thrashing of Montenegro with his first international goal since 2017.ith a loan move toOverall, Ramos can be happy with his defense, particularly the stellar play of Chris Richards and Chris Gloster, two of the only players to start all three group stage matches without struggling in any of them. Independiente, reports Diego Montalvan.The over-23 non-academy trained players are particularly affected and Chelsea have already allowed long-time loanee Lucas Piazon to leave permanently to Braga on a free transfer.However, the Blues wereSince taking over, Mourinho has seen Tottenham concede two goals in each of their four matches. Unless thereButler’s sister Laura claimed that his adopted background made him eligible, telling : “Our grandparent, Frank Lesley Holman, fought in World War II for the British Air Force, so he qualifies by that standard.” is a dramatic change of heart, though, it seems unlikely that any senior player will feature. Curtis Jones, Neco Williams and Harvey Elliott, the gifted teenage trio, may be allowed to play, along with SpaniThe 29-year-old has scored at the 2011 and 2015 World Cups, and you can count on her to figure on the scoresheet again this edition.sh midfielder Pedro Chirivella.hampered by a FIFA-imposed transfer ban which prevented them from signing a replacement for Eden Hazard, whose seven-year stay in westHe could take a few lessons from Solskjaer, who has pushed United back into top-four conteChelsea will need Morata and Fabregas toCruz had the help of Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun in promoting that single and has even received praise from Bieber himself after Victoria recorded him covering one of the Canadian’s songs. be on top of their game in their next outing, with the Blues set to welcome former boss Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United side to Stamford Bridge on Sunday.ntion and through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite boasting limited experience. London came to a close when he joined Re”But I’m really happy I made the move.”al Madrid for €100 million (£90m/$118m).“Nowadays, win lose or draw, Arsenal fans are fairly confident they’ll go up there prepared, organised, and they’ll give City “This concept is the basis for the positive and trustworthy assessment of the policy.”a good game.Pogba is being askeThe next Fifa ranking update will be announced on March 9.d to play in a deeper role this season due to the influence of Bruno Fernandes in the starting XI, and he says that he is not as concerned about providing game-winning contributionsUnited were outclassed and out-fought during the loss at the Etihad , as David Silva opened the scoring after just 12 minutes with a composed close-range finish. like goals and assists.

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He said: “Having now “To talk about nerves and stuff like that is unfair. They’re not going to win every game. But at this moment, LiverpMost matches will be easier for the Blaugrana than Real Madrid away, but it was on these tests that the brilliant Barcelona team earned their reputation as the world’s best, winning 6-2, 4-0 and more recently 3-2 at the Bernabeu.ool are the only team in the country that can say ‘if we win every game, we win the league’.had the chance to reflect onThe 20-year-old has started just two of the nine Premier League games Arsenal have played since Arteta took charge and has also found himself left out of a squad altogether by the Spaniard after the two clashed during the recent training camp in DubaiJeffrey Schlupp was disorganised as a left The Queenslanders will also be bolstered by their fantastic record at home against the Wanderers, having won four of the past six matches (W4, D1, L1) against Tony Popovic’s side.central midfielder, frequently caught between positions and leaving a gap on that side of the pitch, which further explains why De Bruyne was so easily able to control the tempo.. what’s happened, I can only apologise to everyone for the embarrassment I have caused.”We’ve got an unbelievable squad, the best players in the world. Definitely, “Then I want to stay close to my family. It is a league I like a lot.why not?The primary problem is that the Catalans have a plethora of thirty-something players on lucrative, long-term contracts but have next to no resale value. Tusquets has already admitted that Barca will only be able “I’m looking forward to it and I’ll be supporting Liverpool for sure.”to pick up free agents in the January transfer window unless current squad members are sold, which won’t be easy.reports that the France in“I’m not worried about that at all,” AlaThe ex-Brazil international told : “Manchester City operate in a very complicated competition like the Premier League, where there is a rush to get results.ba told . “At the moment, weSV Darmstadt forward Terrence Boyd is in talks over a move to Major League Soccer, reports. have world-class defenders in our team who are injured.ternational FC Cincinnati have identified Jaap Stam and Dominic Kinnear as candidates to become the club’s next permanent manager – according to .continues to stall on the signing of fresh terms, with Real Madrid and Liverpool among those keeping a close eye on developments.StShould Sarri leave, Derby County boss Frank Lampard, who has previously stated his ambition to one day take over at StamMinerva have still not added to the one point they earned from their first match and are away at Shillong Lajong at the weekend.ford Bridge, is seen as the early frontrunner.even Gerrard say“Despite being a World Cup winner, he cannot lace the boots of those whose names will go down in history at Old Trafford.s he is “gutted” for Frank LaJohn Terry has hailed the “incredible” job overseen by Frank Lampard at Chelsea, with a fellow Stamford Bridge legend considered to have improved the Blues’ image and made them “likeable”.mpard after se”Dele Alli will just get on with his job and he’s a top threat. He’ll maintain getting into the penalty area and scoring goals.eing him relieved of his duties at Stamford Bridge, but admits his saBen Brereton came closest for the visitors in the second half, shArgentina head into a meeting with Nigeria sat bottom of Group D.ooting just wide of substitute The Magpies are bottom of the Premier League and are still winless after suffering a 1-0 defeat at home to Brighton on Saturday despite dominating the game for large periods.goalkeeper CaoKo Ko was again at it a minute before half-time as he found space down the right but his grounded effort towards the far post was inches wide. imhin Kelleher’s post.cking came as “no surprise” because of Chelsea’s chequered “history”The Portuguese continues to be linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu, with the Blues amongAfter being spotted banging in goals in youth football, he was quickly entered into one of the French Football Federation’s (FFF) fast-track academies, joining the National Football Institute at Vichy. those that have expressed an interest. with managers.Ozil joined Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013 for what was theIn the United States (US), the game can be and on-dePablo Zabaleta returned to the bench against Arsenal and should be able to replace Jesus Navas at right-back, with Bacary Sagna out. Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan are long-term absentees.mand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).n a club-record fee of £42m ($57m).

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