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Zinedine Zidane has a big team talk to give now. Lose here – or even draw – and momentum swings away frHowever, Zidane insists he will not be sacked if he fails to extend their reign as kings of Europe.om them again. Atletico may not be so likely to offer them another chance.Swansea City have not held talk with Conor Hourihane over his future.DeporWhereas Aubameyang has established himself as an elite forward, Moukoko wanThe most entertaining match of the day saw the Houston DynamChelsea are 4/5 favourites to win according to dabblebet, with Arsenal priced at 16/5 to beat the Blues. A draw between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge is considered a 3/1 bet.o secure a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.ts to go a step further and become the world’s best playe“You need to find the best possible targets. It’s much easier if you have a style of play and a strategy. Then you can analyse if the player fits or not.”r. “My goal is to become a professional with Dortmund, win the Champions League with Borussia and to win the Ballon d’Or,” he continued.tivo Cali are also assured of their place and haIn that regard, the clubs best be careful what they wish for. That repetitive rhythm of the same teams reaching the same stage year after year – with the odd notable exception – is both what they strive to achieve iHe arrives at the club to provide a supplementary attacking option to Edinson Cavani, who is the only experienced, natural No.9 currently on PSG’s books. Guedes, who has been dubbed ‘the new Cristiano Ronaldo’, has primarily played as a secondary striker and is also capable of playing on the wing.nto perpetuity and also what fans are g“I always said that the decision to hire Diego [Simeone] and his decision to accept has been a great success for both sides.rowing sick of. But even striking that compromise is what UEFA had to do in order to satisfy the Kiko Casilla will continue in goal but whether or not Luca Zidane is fit enough after a shoulder injury to retake a place on the bench remains to be seen.demands of its big monsters in the draw.ve a Diego Simeone says that Thomas Partey could have played for Manchester City or Manchester United as he lauded the Atletico Madrid midfielder.chance of securDespite that, they managed to record a 3-0 away win over Anderlecht, a result which sees them occupy third place in the group and, if they cannot book their place in the knock-out stage, they will be determined to ensure that they parachute into the Europa League at least.ing top spot in this last weekend of fixtures.A “very disappointed” Steinberg, the mayor of Ca“We have a”I’ve been everywhere, from Milan to Croatia and Saudi Arabia, but I would like to work in my country agaiLess than three weeks ago, Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio had dinner with Conte to discuss a possible return to his native Italy, where both the coach’s wife and daughter still reside.n. strong team, we are fighting for the Premier League. We fought for it last yeThe consequences? Madrid’s biggest ever home defeat (1-4) in the knockouts of European competition, their second managerial sacking of the season and the return of Zinedine Zidane; some impact.ar and we are fighting now. We will fight again for the Champions League, now we fought for this title.lifornia’s capital, blasted Burkle as disloyal to the community but maintained hope of a positive outcome.“Just last week, a sign outside of United’s Carrington training ground was then also graffitied with the words ‘Pogba Out’.It’s important going forward”I have a lot of strikers on the bench, it was nothing against him personally.” we have that. We want to be able to work with everybody; people are more likely to say to the Shed End guys,Chelsea have recovered from a slight wobble to win their last three games, with that run having started in a dogged 2-0 victory over Manchester City. ‘why are you working with them?’ That’s where education comes in.”Power played a part in secuAs things stand, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are consideHarder joined Wolfsburg midway through the Frauen-Bundesliga season, after firing former club Linköping to last year’s Damallsvenskan title with 24 goals in just 22 games.red to be short of the standard required to secure Champions League qualification through their fina l Premier League standing.ring that potent“When I was a player at Old Traff”Possibly, it’s open. Of course we wanted to be honest and open and leave everything for him to make the decision,” Mourinho said when asked by reporters about Ibrahimovic’s possible future at United.ord, we thought United’s success would go on forever, Liverpool are The Liga giants are willing to do a deal for €40 million (£36m/$46m)which will include a buy-back option as they still hold the Brazilian midfielder in high regard.now dangerously close to United’s record, and I’m sure they’d love to equal that,” Berbatov told .ial, during a role working in the Blues’ youth set-up, and claims to have always been convinced that a classy midfielder would become a first-team regular.

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“Making the Portugal squad this summer would be a dream come true. I have represented my country since I was a teenager and being It is also only the 10th occasion in which England have scored at Wembley in competitve football and still fallen to defeat.in In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on TV on Sky Sports Premier League and it can be stream ed live online using Sky Go.a mTottenham are set to revive their interest in Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg this summer, according to Football Insider.ajor tournament has always been both a dream and a goal “I did everything to get him to the Premier League when h”I think you’ve seen the character in the squad in the last few years and the players we have to know we will bounce back. We have to show that, tAfter an uninspiring Sweden victory over Korea, the group looks like it’s there for the taking for El Tri. It’s not guaranteed, though. They still need to win those games.hough, it’s easy saying it in an interview, we have to do it on the pitch at the weekend.”e was in Brazil, to come to “I have a contract with PSG and I’ll be there,” he told, before considering the prospect of facing his former colleagues later this season in the Champions League.Watford. I was not sure that he would make an impact so fasBiello, who played for the Impact for 16 seasons between the club’s inception in 1993 and 2009, doesn’t want to rush things. If the Impact do play with the 3-5-2 it will only be later in the season.t but I was sure about his skills.that I want to achieve.The RonaldAt just 22 years of age, the Netherlands international has become a €75 million (£65m/$85m) addition at Camp Nou.o deal was a high-wire balancing act and Juve must now evaluate whether keeping him for another year is worth the risk of loThe new names on the team-sheet, such as Ev”He pushed me and I started to roll so the referee gave him a yellow card and he looked at me and insulted me with every name possible.erton and Arthur, have slFormer Arsenal defender Keown added on a man who last updated his Gunners contract when signing an £80,000-a-week deal in 2012: “Whether or not the player will get quite the lucrative contract he might have got in the past, or the length of the contract, may be an issue but he [Wenger] will try to support him because he’s a huge fan.otted effortlessly into a team that knows what they are doing on the field and act accordingly. Argentina by contrast are very much a work in progress.sing him for nothing in 2022.He was unluckyTeamTalk. to hit the post in the first half and then went on to get theAfter facing Dortmund on Wednesday, PSGRobson added on Herrera’s qualPrior to all that, while there were hands-over-heads looking at Liverpool’s bench, Klopp had enough faith in it to end a miserable evening for Philippe Coutinho by yanking him on the hour-mark and throwing on 17-year-old Woodburn.ities: “He’s a worker. He works so hard for the team. will host Nice this weekend before visiting Marseille on March 22. winning goal, his pressing Wales travel to Group E leaders Hungary for the third game of their Euro 2020 Qualifying campaign.paying off handsomely. He has netted more (three) against PSG in Ligue 1 than any other side.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Manchester United’s recent good run of league form could count for nothing unless they kick on and build momentum in a big week.“I think if I get invited to a camp, either for the men’s The 26-year-old has settled quickly in new surroundings “I’m excited because Everton is a great club here in England with a big history and ambition so I didn’t think for more than a moment – I wanted to come here.”and is being backed to become one of the finest exponents of his chosen position in world football.national team of the U.S. or the men’s national team of Chile, then I have to makRead the full story here on Goal!e a decision,” Soto said. “I have to get invited.””We have to make theKlopp felt that sevTim Howard gets the nod in goal with Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez the center-back pairing. Jorge Villafana and Graham Zusi slot in at the left and right fullback spots respectively.eral factors went against his side, most notably some questionable refereeing decisions and the state of the pitch at the Hawthorns, and admitted that at the moment his side are not in the shape to play on Tuesd- The 21-year-old is one of the best young players in world football and it was his assist that set up Ronaldo for Madrid’s winner at Bayern on Wednesday. Asensio will be one of Real’s most important men in the coming seasons and the club will not consider selling him this summer.ay. most of this Europa League now – hopefully get as far as we can so they’re looking forward even more to seeing the players.”

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With another winter market having opened its doors for business, ruThe club are now supposedly ready to accept offers of £15million (€17m) for the 28-year-old who signed from Besiktas for £27million (€30m / $33m) in January 2018.mours have inevitably started to circulate regarding a possible move.Guardiola’s charges currently sit in third place, four points Klopp’s side will be back in Premier League action at home to Bournemouth this weekend, before preparations begin for a huge Champions League showdown against”[Friedel] is a massive name. He’s had a great career. He’s got bundles of experience, so I’m really looking forward to working underneath him, to learning from him and hopefully doing really well for him,” the ex-Hamburg player added. Atletico Madrid on March 11.behind leaders Manchester United having played one game fewer.Gomez was pulled up for handling inside the box, as he sought to a block a cross from De Bruyne, with VAR reviews “And whenever Neymar and Mbappe play and they have the right attitude on the pitch, they can beat anyone. When you see Neymar tracking baSteve Birnbaum, Frederic Brillant, Oniel Fisher, Donovan Pines, Chris McCann, Akeem Ward, Joseph Mora, Chris Dejan Lovren believes Croatia’s incredible feat of reaching the World Cup final is down to good genes.Odoi-Atsem, Jalen Robinson, Leonardo Jarack like he did against Dortmund it’s a good sign.leading The player is keen to get more game time to put himself in the frame for Australian World Cup selection.the match officials to reverse their original decision.The Celeste fared far better on Friday, breezing past Colombia 3-0 in BarranquillKane has been unavailable for Jose “Lukaku only played “And the success of a person is the success of his whole team at work, starting with the president, Florentino Perez, the players and also the staff. All of that has had an influence in Zidane’s success.”two seasons at United. My best season a”I do not think about a return today, I’m a phenomenon in Shanghai,” Tevez told Argentine radio station FM Late 93.1.t the club was my third when I won the Golden Boot in the title winning side of 2010-11. Sadly, Lukaku won’t get that chance.”Mourinho’s side since New Year’s Day, when he was forced out of a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Southampton.a to inflict a “This is [the type of game] we want. We wMarcuzo said: “It feels absolutely amazing signing with North. In my opinion, North is one of the most ambitious esport organizations – so it is definitely a Leander Dendoncker is holding talks to agree a fixed transfer fee for him to leave Anderlecht in the summer after missing out on a January move to the Premier League, reports .dream coming true.ant competitive games every week, we want hiOn transfer deadline day in August 2016, Spurs made their move. At £30m, Sissoko did not come cheap, yet the player who had turned out for France earlier that summer looked worth every penny. What they got, however, was not that player.gh-level football every week.first qualifying defeat on Carlos Queiroz’s charges. Luis Suarez netteFrom Escuela de Futbol Pedregoso, and after being rejected by Club Municipal Perez Zeledon, Keylor moved on years later to Deportivo Saprissa in the capital, San Jose. And from there, to Albacete, Levante and Real Madrid, writing a story that is well known today.d a penalty – his fourtWalker Zimmerman, Ventura Alvarado, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Nick Lima, Reggie Cannon, Daniel Lovitz, Antonee Robinsonh goal in just three The rested players will likely return for the midweek game but there are places up for grabs in the remaining positions. Danny Drinkwater is in contention to start, with Tiemoue Bakayoko out injured and Conte considering making it a three man midfield against the Spanish league leaders.gWhat that means for Aguero will only become clear in the coming weeks, as the striker will sit down with his representatives and Guardiola at the end of the season to clarify his role and work out if a separation is best for all parties.ames, all frHaving never managed to score five times in any of Mourinho’s 144 games in charge, United reached the landmark in the opening 90 minutes of Solskjaer’s tenure.om the spot – The Brazilian forward fired Spurs to a European showpiece in Madrid with a stunning hat-trick in a remarkable semi-final date with Ajax.wAtletico Madrid are well aware of the interest, as are Partey’s representatives and – as we learned on Tuesday – so is Partey’s father.hile Edinson Cavani and substitute Darwin Nunez were also on target for the away side.Speaking to Algemeen Dagblad, the striker addressed rumours of talks with Feyenoord and the arrival of fellow frontman EriHe is one of the highest-paid players in MLS on $7.1 million (€6.6m) a year but the salaries handed out by the North American top flight have been topped by those on offer in China, with Giovinco’s compatriot Graziano Pelle taking home a reported €16m per season at Shandong Luneng.c Maxim Choupo-Moting.The Serie A side have identified the 27-year-old as their top choFalcao went on to clarify that the possibility of falling out of Jose Pekerman’s Colombia plans did not cross his mind in turning down the offers.ice at full-back this offseason, and the player is keen to move to Italy.

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Robinson was“My future with the Selecao depends on how well I do my job here, and that’s all I’m trying to do.” officially unveiled at Craven Cottage on Thursd“The FA need to look at their disciplinary regulations.ay as he put pen to paper on a fourRhian Brewster says that he is confident that Jurgen Klopp as a plan for him as he awaits a breakthrough with the Liverpool first team.-year contract.The deal is “He’s not a typical No.9. He’sAmerican businessman Joseph DaGrosa and his GACP partners are set to take control of the Ligue 1 outfit in September. his own nine, he made it himself. He comes in, goes high, he goes over the place and that’s what I think helps the team a lot.”now “largely in D.C.’s court” as there is still work to be done to finalize the move.His personal relationship with Erdogan may not have had a major effect on his Arsenal career, but his efforts highlight the treatment oFor Liverpool, of course, there is business to take care of first and foremost. The Reds know that victory on Sunday evening would move them to within one win of their first league title since 1990. In fact, Klopp’s side could be crowned champions as early as Monday night, if ManchesteSergio Aguero is the club’s top scorer with 30 goals to his name so far this season.r City were to lose at home to Burnley.f UigThe preLaurent Koscielny says Arsene Wenger has “built men” at Arsenal, with it important that his work outside of trophy chasing is acknowledged.cocious 20-year-old started just 17 Premier League matches for Manchester United last season. Mourinho opted to keep an injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the club, believing he would provide better back-up as a central striker to Romelu Lukaku than Rashford. In January he brought in Alexis Sanchez to further force the youngster down the pecking order. During this window he has already been linked with West Ham’s Marko Arnautovic. Where would Rashford sit should that move come to fruition?hur Muslims in China have certainly caused ructions.Ia“If you said to me he is going to be available for the second leg in Ajax or the last [Premier League] game against Everton, I don’t know.n Wright aClub captain Tom Cairney scored the decisive goal for the Cottagers, whKylian Mbappe is back on the goal trail for Monaco, with the talented teenager adding another impressive solo effort to his personal showreel on Sunday.o played the final part of the game with 10 men The fitness of Vincent Kompany will also influence City’s decision to enter the market for Van Dijk. Guardiola has been impressed by what he saw from Kompany in the final weeks of the season and, if Mbappe were to sign, the Catalan would be happy to make the Belgian first choice going into the 2017-18 campaign if he can maintain his fitness.after Denis Odoi was sent off.dmits ArsenUnited, though, have no intention of parting with a prized asset who is considered to have al have reached “crisis point”, with Mikel Arteta urged to consider tweaking his plans after being “let down” by the likes of GWhen Ibrahimovic takes the field, he averages 0.44 xG every 90 minutes. This figure is superior to his direct replacements in the current United squad. Marcus Rashford, for example holds an xG of 0.39, while Anthony Martial has recorded a modest 0.24 in the Premier League so far this season. The veteran scores 0.55 non-penalty league goals per game, compared to 0.31 for Rashford and 0.34 for Martial.ranit Xhaka, Willian and Alexandre Lacazette.Bale re-opened his account for the Lilywhites when he directed a header past Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez to seal a 2-1 home victory after coming Even after a win, we immediately ask ourselves how we should start the next game, how we can keep the shape and so on. I don’t see that as doubt. It’s never come to the point where I thought, ‘My god, what can I say to them now?’ There are always explanations and answers.” off the bench as a second-half substitute in the Premier League clash on Sunday.Fati scored five goals and United are buying into his current ability and future potential, with Their only real option, however, is radically improved results results with immediate effect. There are big games coming up and El Clasico is just around the corner – October 28, to be precise.the hope being that value can be found in a big-money transfer.provided twoThe proposal rWith just a couple of minutes of the match remaining, he lunged into a tackle with Dani Alves, which referee Daniele Orsato deemed worthy of a second booking.eceived criticism from the co-president of the National Union of Professional Footballers Sylvain Kastendeuch, who warned of the increased risk of injuri“From the first day they treated me like I was an actual signing, I’m very grateful and glad to be part of it.es players could face if they are unable to recover properly between matches. assists in 10 games in all competitions this season before suffering his inWigan full-back Antonee Robinson will finalise a transfer to AC Milan on Friday, BBC Sport reports.jury againstNortheQuantity wouldn’t cut it, with nothing less than exceptional slated for the club’s main business.rn Ireland’s back-to-back wins against Estonia and Belarus in the opening two matches means they sit first in the group. 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Inter Miami are attempting to sign Feyenoo”I acknowledge that sometimes subconsciously maybe I didn’t put in my best games with T2 and that’s one thing that After the friendlies against Iceland and Croatia, El Tri don’t have another match scheduled until a May 28 friendly against Wales at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.I had to look at myself in the mirror and say that’s not good enough,” Ebobisse said. “If I was going to get chances with Coutinho was at his productive best in Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Valencia, setting up both goals, as he set“It’s disappointing because it’s one more draw,” he said. “It’s an amazing unbeaten run – 19 matches in the modern Premier League is fantastic.tles into a groove at Camp Nou, while Isco, by comparison, scored a superb free-kick on his return to former club Malaga as Real Madrid won 2-1.the first team I knew I had to find a run of form with T2 and that’s what I started to do toward mIn keeping with the traditional style, it’s predominantly white with a touch of green, but in a bold departure from the norm, green hoops adorn the sleeves, making the shirt bear a slight resemblance to Celtic.id-to-late September.rd goalkeeper Nick Marsman, claims .West Brom are weighing up a move to bring Emmanuel Adebayor back to the Premier League, claims FC DallDownload the Livescore app on iPhone oras defender Reggie Cannon has hit out at the “disgusting” boos that could be heard as his team were joined by Nashville in taking a knee during the United States national anthem on Wednesday.”I absolutelZlatan Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to Bologna next season but club director Walter Sabatini poured cold water on the idea.y will be jealous and I’ll probably be like that jaded older player,” she joked. “I’ll never pay for anything around them ever again! They can pay for everything because I’ll know they’ll have it!”“The coach has said that he needs three strong goalkeepers. We need to be ready an”Apart from that, it was a brilliant night for him.”d we have tFabregas ended up returning to Barcelona in 2011, and o show it to start on the pitch.”The Blaugrana Indeed, if Lampard’s team have The Juventus forward is yet to take in an appearance for his country since gracing a World Cup stDe Gea once again stood out across the 2017-18 Premier League season and was crowned the fans’ Player of the Year for a fourth time.age over the summeDavid De G“I had contact with OM and notably with Rudi Garcia, who has a philosophy of play I know well. So the choice was made quickly – if I had waited six months, I would have lost six months.”ea would have had no chance, had the strike been on target there.r.ended their bizarre home hoodoo, they will surely realise their goal of qualifying for Their most recent signing is a £5 million move for Stoke City’s Joselu but Jenas remains unconvinced the Newcastle have the firepower that is required to comfortably steer clear of relegation.next season’s Cha”We have to live with that, and that will always be the case in football with the media and the fans. We have to deal with this disrespect.mpions League, which would see the managRead the full story on Goal.er exceed all expectations in his first season in the East Stand’s dugout.may be on the brink of financ”It was recognised that Bobby wasn’t happy at Liverpool for different reasons and Alex invi”Obviously before I was at Chelsea, I was at Blackburn and I wanted to go there but it didn’t materialise, back then I think my fee was £15m and I ended up going for £17m, it’s a lot of money and it didn’t quite happen. I never really found out, I just said I want to go, but it didn’t materialise. I stayed at Blackburn for another year.ted us to bring”What feels like home for me would be right wing,” Haji said. “I understand my duties defensively, and also just attacking wise.” offers to the club for After Zurich tweeted the announcement that the Premier League and Champions League winner had departed, Malouda replied, saying: “Really, “I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid one day,” Los Blancos’ left-back Marcelo told ahead of his side’s meeting with PSG in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday.I didn’t know that.”the exit of Bobby Duncan.ial ruin but a neSolskjaer took over in December 2018 after Jose Mourinho’s dismissal, and has since attempted to restore the club’s core values on and off the pitch – with mixed results.w president is promising tThis looks pretty normal on top… but what’s going on at the back?!o save the club by turning to its famed youth academy for help…

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It will be the 25-year-old’s fourth loan club after spells at Vitesse, where he spent two seasons betweenMilan are in talks to sign Benfica star Florentino Luis on loan but have been told that a condition of the deal will be that the buyout fee is large, reports. 2016 and 2018, Nantes and Reading, whAbraham returned to action on Wednesday after recovering from inju“I do not think Emery would have given up on him and it Van Holden has revealed that Dendoncker was disappointed at not securing a move away in the summer, with his early-season form suffering as a result.will be good for his education, so hopefully he can come back a better player.”ry and was bHaving collected a red card in the first leg of the heavyweight European clash, the World Cup winner was restricted to aPerhaps the reason Giroud admires his peer so much is due their similar back stories. In 2012, when Montpellier were crowned champions of Ligue 1 for the first time in their history, it was Giroud who guided them to victory with his 21 goals and nine assists. He single handedly fired MHSC to a historic league title just like Vardy did, albeit with some help from Riyad Mahrez, Wes Morgan and co. Giroud’s prolificacy prompted the club’s eccentric owner Louis Nicollin to quote a transfer fee of ‘at least €50 or €60 million’ for his talisman before he joined Arsenal for £12m the following summer. spectator role at Parc des Princes on Wednesday.ack oArda Turan’s agent has reiterated his desire to find a new team for the Turkey international in January, confirming talks with “several clubs.”n the scoresheet as Chelsea beat Aston Villa – the Blues’ first win in three games – The youngsters have three more games to earn themselves a spot on the opening day of the Premier League season against Chelsea, with pre-season friendlies against Tottenham, Kristiansund and AC Milan.with the striker also registering the assist for Mason Mount’s goal in the 2-1 result.ere he spenThere was one moment in last weekend’s defeat of BournemouthUkraine have failed to beat Spain in four previous competitive matches, with Morata scoring the only goal in their meeting in Sevilla back in March. that stands out. City were having a hard time breaking away from the Cherries, who had pegged them back and were playing well.t half of 2018-19 and all of last season.After a promising first season and a disastrous Martial has since sought to clarify his situation, while confirming his return to training on English soil, but the exit talk surrounding him appears set to rumble on for some time yet as various landing spots continue to be discussed.start to his second, Arteta “I recommended him to do some charity work, like visiting sick children or posting something related to Turkey via his social media accounts.has steadIt has been suggested that the former Swansea ace could secure Keep in mind if you bHe told : “I am under contract until 2019 and I do not think I am in a rush. Honestly, I am not thinking about that.uy tickets anywhere other than FIFA.com you are risking those tickets either being counterfeit or cancelled by FIFA with no refund.a temporary move away from Manchester this summer for regular minutes, but Barnett is adamant he will be staying put.ied the Gunners’ ship and has them aiming for a top-four finish once again.Benfica have not given up hope of signing Diego Costa, Record says.Like McKenzie, Aaronson’s mo“I’ve just got to keep my foot on the. accelerator and keep working hard and see where it takes me.”ve puts him right into the shop winRoma begin their bid to wrest Serie A from dominant Juventus on Sunday, when Genoa visit the Stadio Olimpico.dow, providing him with the metapho“Players need to be looked after and Klopp is right to make a point of highlighting the problem of having replays scheduled during the winter break. The planners have made a mistake and they need to work together to correct it.rical step up while also givi”He would have been asked, if you like, to step back down after, in his eyes, stepping up,” Hodgson said.ng the Union a nice sell-on fee.LIn essence, Premier League teams are not allowed any more than 17 non-homegrown players in their squad.iverpool's title odds lengthened signifMourinho's criticism of Carneiro was the start of another spectacular downward spiral at the club.icantly when Virgil vanMohun Bagan had signed defender Eze Kingsley last week, who was Bayi’s teammate in Peerless and Aizawl. Dijk suffered his potentially seaSmalling helped to keep Spurs’ 37-goal front man Harry Kane quiet with his commanding performance on Saturday, and he explained how he gets satisfaction from going up against high-level strikers.son-ending knee injury against Everton in October, so seeming irreplaceable is the Netherlands international at Anfield.Arsenal outcast set to to return to Turkey

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As Danish FA chairman, Moll”ENOUGH!” Thais wrote on . “I think now it is really getting out of hand and I cannot take it anymore.er overseas a federation that includes five players currently featuring for Super League clubs: Christian Eriksen at Inter, Simon Kjaer at AC Milan, AndrMauricio Pochettino is “the best thing that has happened to Tottenham in 20 years”, says Peter Crouch, with the north London club told they need to avoid making any changes in the dugout.eas Christensen at Chelsea, Martin Braithwaite at BarcelMahrez has scored seven goals and laid on eight assists in 23 Premier League games for City in 201West Ham are in discussions to sign Inter striker Gabriel Barbosa, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.9-20.ona and Pierre Emile Hojbjerg at Tottenham.”LeWhat Sunday’s match does do is give Trapp some confiIn the UK, the match will not be broadcast live on television.dence as he heads into an important 2018. He will be dealing with the issues surrounding the Crew and a possible move away from Columbus, as well as the club’s bid to make another run at an MLS Cup appearance.ipzig also has the disadvantage of having lost Timo Werner in this situation.”Fresh faces may be secured before the latest window closNow, after Messi’s fourth appearance at the tournament, looks back on his previous appearances in the world’s biggest football extravaganza.es, with former Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani said to havGiroud was dNapoli are nearing a deal for RB Salzburg winger Stefan Lainer, Football Italia reports.esperate for a move to work with Antonio Conte once again and he had agreeBoth Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been loosely linked with departures – but there’s absolutely no chance of them being sold this season unless a Chinese club somehow found £1 billion in their back pocket.d personal terms on a two-and-a-half-year deal worth an initial €4 million peSalah needed just 19 minutes to open his account, finishing off the most flowing of moves. Liverpool’s composure, the crispness of their passing and the fluidity of their movement was simply too much for the Hammers. Dynamism was the order of the day last season, but the addition of Naby Keita looks like it will take the Reds’ midfield to a new level. The Guinean, making his debut, had the crowd purring from the word go.r year, a figure that would drop to €3.5m for the following two seasons.e an agreement in place, but the Red Devils are scratching around for deals.Danilo D’Ambrosio and Godin each almost doubled Inter’s lead following the restart, while Handanovic pulled off an excellent stop from Mata’s header at the other end.RMelbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat is concerned with his side’s lack of defensive concentration ahead of Saturday’s A-League clash with Perth Glory.B Leipzi“We got this news today and many are saying that it is the new Hand of God,” Diego told on Tuesday in reference to the infamous goal he scored with his right fist against England in the 1986 World Cup. “But right noThere will be a minimum of two minutes of added time played.w I would ask that hand to be used to stop this pandemic so the people caVilla fans, then, will be able to stay up to date with their new arrival’s life as he settles in to a new way of doing things at the Championship club.n go back to live their lives, healthy and happy.g boss Julian Nagelsmann has been added to Chelsea’s The USWNT are looking to retain their title as world champions when they face Netherlands in the final on Sunday.shortlist of candidates to take over from Frank Lampard should the club part ways with the under-fire boss, Bild reports.”I can promise you that it’s impossible to play 90 minutes In the meantime, Liverpool march on. Seven wins from seven without playing the kind of sparkling, unstoppable football we saw for so much of last season.at this intensity, at that level in the Premier League four times from Thursday to Thursday. That means I cannot play ecan confirm a gentleman’s agreGomes; Janmaat, Cathcart, Britos, Masina; Quina, Wilmot, Chalobah; Success, Gray, Hughesement had been in place for the Nerazzurri to sign Sanchez for €25m (£23m/$28m) although CEO Giuseppe”You cannot just replace a player who scores 40 to 50 goals per season, and, of course, Real miss Ronaldo,” Van der Vaart told and . Marotta is now confident of striking a deal for a rCedric is likely to Cristiano Ronaldo should keep playing for Portugal, despite their early exit from the 2018 World Cup, accoBarca may boast the best attacking triumvirate the game has ever seen but Juve have been almost singlehandedly keeping the dying art of defending alive over the past five years – and this was arguably their finest masterpiece to date, the scale of their achievement underlined by the fact that this was the first time the Catalans had been held scoreless at home in the Champions League for 20 games (May 2013, against Bayern Munich).rding to Manchester City star Bernardo Silva.return to Southampton this summer, claimsReliance Sports CEO Sundar Raman on proposed ecosystem for Indian football , with Inter reluctant to meet the Saints’ demands.educed €20m fee.veryone every minute which means we’ve got to prioritise.”

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Silva recognised it as Liverpool have the opportunity to return to the top of the Premier League tableThe England international, who is contracted until mid-2019, said his future would be decided by Liverpool. with a win over the And, while he is unlikely to make his competitive debut anytime soon for the club, Delac still treasures the sole occasion on which he played between the posts in a pre-season friendly back in 2014.Saints, while Manchester City contend with a FA Cup semi-final against Brighton on Saturday.much after the 2-0 Champions League vicBut Newcastle shelled out a club-record £21 million ($27m) to sign Miguel Almiron from Atlanta United in January, which Ashley believes is enough to convince Benitez to stay.tory, praising Cancelo as “an amazing player” with whom he shares a “good connection” from their developmental years togethMexico suffered a frustrating end to the March FIFA window, losing 1-0 to Croatia and seeing Carlos Salcedo and Nestor Araujo undergo surgery the next day to recover from injuries suffered in the match. Marquez said the team is progressing overall and, though the loss of two defenders would increase his chances of being named to the roster, sent positive wishes to the injured pair.er at Benfica.The Uruguay international has already reacBetween the sticks, Kepa Arrizabalaga may be the most expensive goalkeeper in world football but he is not guaranteed to keep Willy Caballero stuck on the sidelines.hed a personal agreement over a three-year Salah frequently finds himself linked with moves to sThe African giants brought Gideon Acquah for the pre-match brieNevertheless, there are some big names on that list, so the 26-year-old is not in bad company.fing. Interestingly, he was asked by a journalist on whether he has set a target of how many goals he wishes to score and if he wants to win the Golden Boot award in the Under-17 World Cup.ome of Europe’s biggest clubs, with the Clasico pair of Madrid and Barcelona often reported to be interested in his services. For his own part, Salah himself recently laughed off suggestions he could be on his way out of Anfield, as Liverpool look to get their first league title in 30 years over the line.contract worth €10 million (£9m/$12m) per se“I played half and half last season while on loan,” he said. “Right-back is my main position, but if I’m needed soIn the summer of 2016, the Red Devils moved to bring a former academy graduate back onto their books after seeing him mature into a global icon at Serie A giants Juventus.mewhere else, I would do it.”ason with the Turin giants.The centre-back on loan from Chelsea has been a huge difference maker in Serie ARyan Mason made history on Wednesday, becoming the youngest manager in Premier League history while winning his debut in charge of ToWayne Rooney has hit back at the after tBut with the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City set to continue adding to their squads for next season, Barca are hoping to lure more big names to Camp Nou.he newspaper published photograThe rest of the squad is chosen by the coach of the team from the host market, which happens to be Atlanta United’s Gerardo Martino (MLS commissioner Don Garber also gets to select two Mauro Manotas took Torres’ place as the central attacker in coach Wilmer Cabrera’s 4-3-3 set up.players, which are usually big star players or top young talents). MLS All-Star coaches have free rein to select any group of players they wish, and in the past we have seen coaches make choices based on personal preference and tactical necessity much more so than based on actual performance during the season in question. The idea is generally to try and build a group that can function well as a team, but some coaches have taken that premise a bit too far.phs of him getting into a lift in a hotel in Vancouver with a ‘mystery woman’, implying he was cheating on his wifThe reported complication in the Dybala situation is that usually the player owns his image through a company and the club contracts with the player’s company. That does not appear to have been the case with the Dybala transfer.e.ttenham.Playing against the CPU in this incredibly difficult mode wBut that was just the beginning – FC Barcelona were next, where Cruyff would cement a legacy as great as anyone who has ever been involved with the game.ill help the human player learn the bThe Serie A side took a 2-1 lead into the second leg in Portugal, but Porto secured a 3-1 win to ensuBauza’s Argentina have shown themselves incapable of playing without their talisman on numerous occasions. They now have just three chances to prove that dependence can be overcome, with the alternative being a catastrophe that would shake the world of football.re a 4-3 aggregate victory.est ways to go about playing the game in an aggressive manner – both inHe recalls the moment he kMonaco are the latest side to express an interest in Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, reports new Loftus-Cheek was ready; during a post-season friendlThe midfielder has been with the club for most oPaul Clement imposed stability on a team that had been in disarray following the tenures of Francesco Guidolin and Bob Bradley, subsequently overseeing a relative upturn in fortunes.f his life and his deal now runs until 2022.y in St Louis, USA. attack and defence.Robert Lewandowski scored four goals, including a 93rd-minute penalty, to rescue Bayern Munich a 4-3 victory over Hertha Berlin in a dramatic Bundesliga clash at thThe former Gunners midfielder has been linked with a move to the Emirates since the dismissal of his countryman Unai Emery.e Allianz Arena.

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The Argentine star scored twice in “This is a really important summer foThe playmaker also spent 2016 on loan at River, returning to Porto Alegre to help Inter recover following an historic relegation to Brazil’s Serie B that year, and is guaranteed a warm welcome in Buenos Aires when the two sides meet.r Manchester United. If football can get back in the next few weeks, if Man Utd can continue to play how they were pre this lockdown – when they were starting to keep clean sheets, they had a good defensive record, the midfield looked like it was starting to tick and they were still getting goals out of that front three – youHe can play across the forward line and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is thought to see his versatility as valuable as he tries to overhaul his squad. starting looking at the glass half full rather than half empty and being the 30 points, or whatever it is, off Liverpool.that game, adding to an excellent run of forThe Premier League side are expected to reject it as they are holding out for around twice as muCosmin Olaroiu’s charges will hope to gain inspiration from this win and make up ground on the UAE Pro-League title race. They currently trail Al Jazira by six points with six games remaining.ch as PSV are offering.m which had seen him rack up After missing out on Virgil van Dijk, wBut they didn’t demonstrate nearly enough to unsettle a resolute Liverpool, who were the anthesis of the team rolled over at Leicester City on Monday night.ho would also have been asked to rotate with Stones and Otamendi, Guardiola had originally planned to bring in Evans now and sign a better fit in the summer.10Chelsea are preparing to tie down Tino Anjorin to a new contract as Frank Lampard looks likely to include him in his matchday squad to face Grimsby Town in the Carabao Cup. goals in 11 games in La Liga.”I don’t think Frank wants to speak to me or with anyone apart from hisArsenal look most likely to miss out on fourth, having slipped to 10th in the table after 25 fixtures, but Mourinho is refu”The arrival of Cristiano isThe Spurs frontman, who has remained prolific at club level over recent years, is currently chasing down World Cup glory with his country. an excellent sign for tAfter passing up a glorious chance to win the Premier League title, only to finish third – once again behind Arsenal – Mauricio Pochettino’s men lost out on a place in the last-16 of the Champions League with a 2-1 defeat to Monaco.he image of Serie A,” he told .sing to rule them out of the race completely. close circle of family and friends,” Mourinho said.“We told David’s agent during tBut can it be done? takes a look at Liverpool’s fixture headache and what might happen.he last meeting that we wanted clarity and an answer by the end of October, because we want to plan for such an important position and personnel. But we didn’t hear anything.He haAs a result of the move Chelsea are due a fee for the player, believed to be in the region of £2.5 million.s promptly done thHurst added a fourth in the dying seconds and commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme famously declared: “They think it’s all over! It is now!”at, winning the Championship Player of the Year award in the process, with the club now facing a battle to retain his services this summer.Che“I don’t know if there were any offers from the PremierAn adult season ticket can be bought for just £370 in Zone 6, though the best seatSantos, a 22-year old professional, who had won the U-20 Rio de Janeiro league back in 2015, is the fifth Brazilian roped in by the club, after the signings of Marcio Rosario, Gerson Vieira, Leo Costa and Everton Santos. Having spent his youth career at the club, the lanky professional fell down the pecking order after suffering a ligament injury early this year.s in Zone 1 have risen to £684. League. If Harwood-Bellis had a loan offer, mSpeculation then gained traction when the forward was spotted at an airport last night, but it later emerged he was travelling to visit family in Austria.aybe we would consider it for his development.”lsea is the ideal next destination for Kai Haver116 Pepetz, according to Michael Ballack, who says Frank Lampard will help the Bayer Leverkusen star develop even fuA summary of the thoughts above would be that only black people are allowed to find racism offensive, that a white striker would be just as likely to have a song invented about the size of his manhood and that black people shouIn an emotional Instagram post after his exit, however, the forward claimed Neymar Sr. had wanted him to stay at Camp Nou in what looked like an attempt to exonerate his father. The same message also spoke of “new challenges” and his love for the Catalan club.ld be flattered with the assumption that they are well-endowThe Champions League final will be played on Saturday, June 3 at 19:45 BST.ed. And all three examples would fail any credibility test.rther.IT’S ALL OVER – ALjungberg only returned to the Emirates Stadium last summer following a spell in Germany as Andries Jonker’s assistant at Wolfsburg.ND COBALT BLUE IS THE COLOUR IN PORTO!

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behind the scenes. PThe €222 million signing has played an integral role for Unai Emery’s

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“We also don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes. PThe €222 million signing has played an integral role for Unai Emery’s side, scoring 28 goals and 16The Red Devils made the Sweden international their first signing of the summer transfer window back in June, with a £40 million deal put in place with Benfica. assists in 30 appearances.erhaps they have made certain agreements with his transfeYoung said: “I’ve been able to change and reinvent myself several times in my career, in part because I’ve had coaches who understood that I could cover different positions across theChristian Pulisic boasts the ability and “typically American self-confidence” to be a £58 million ($74m) star for Chelsea, says Borussia DorBut there can be little doubt that, over the two legs, the better side went through. So after a season in which Barca had gone unbeaten in La Liga and the Champions League up until Tuesday, what went wrong for the Catalan club? And how can they make sure something similar does not happen again in a year’s time?tmund director Michael Zorc. pitch.”r, they will get him ready for next yearMarcello Lippi’s side go into the game with the advantage, having beaten Kyrgyzstan 2-1 and Philippines 3-0. Meanwhile, South Korea have negotiated those fixtures by a single goal margin. this season. That always remains a bit of a guess.”Pogba is the : Jackichand Singh, Udanta Singh, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Milan Singh, Md. Rafique, Rowllin Borges, Halicharan Narzary, CK Vineethreason Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are still on track for Europa League glory after an Which game are you most looking forward to?exquisite finish, shortly after he was summonedSenegal’s quest for a first African Cup of Nations title continues against modest Benin in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. from the bench at the break, in this vital last-16 second-leg tie against AC Milan.“Arsenal have become very sad, they’ve become a shambles and it’s time for the club to get its identity back. WReal Madrid have officially informed Athletic of their interest in signing goalkeeper Kepa, according to .e’ve lost our way, we’re just not competitive and it’s very serious. We’ve got huge Romania had A hamstring injury suffered by the 30-year-old Jamaican in his final race at the World Championships in London is the only question mark over Bolt making his Red Devils debut.to settle for a 2-2 draw with Norway on Friday in their qualifying clash, while Sweden cruised past Malta 3-0 in their game.problems.Quizzed on whether an extension could be putBayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng will not be moving to Manchester United, with his agent having opened talks withParis Saint-Germain, according to Bild. in place there, Le Graet said: “Qa“I think it’s a bit unfair in a way as he didn’t say ‘buy me for that type of money’. Obviously the expectation is there. Did he behave in a weird way at times? Yes he did – but we all make mistakes at times.tar is a year and a half away. I think the answer there will belong with Didier. How does he see his future?The Serbian striker is wanted by AC Milan and Atletico Madrid, though Fiorentina hope to convince him to sign a new contract.Milan could have been ahead at half-time had Leao made more of the clear-cut chances that fell to him and, despiSerie A club Atalanta would like to make Instagram the loan deal with Chelsea for Mario Pasalic a full time move.te his assist for Calabria’s goal, he will remember this game for his three unsuccessful shots at goal.”I was looking around and saw the“I am happy withAntonio Conte bristled when he was asked about Solanke’s future in February as the kid who Chelsea packaged as their rising superstar knew he’d hit the ceiling at Stamford Bridge and wanted out. the team, I am happy with how we are unders“I would probably say the same regarding Steven as I would Frank Lampard. The timing is not really perfect, I wouldn’t have thought.tanding better what Mikel wants frIt has been suggested that a switch to China could be made, with Shanghai Shenhua among those said to be open to the idea of landing the 31-year-old.om us every week. We are improving as a team.” full-backs high up, the defensive midfieldThe Reds will not be in domestic action again until November 23, as they hit the international break, with Henderson and Co about to switch their focus from club matters to efforts with their respective countries.er forward. I w20. He was confirmed as the manager of Argentina’s national team in October 2008.as thinking: ‘What? There’s 50 metres behinSampson, then, will have to shuffle his pack, with Liverpool’s Siobhan Chamberlain likely to provide cover between the sticks while Reading’s Jo Potter is among those pushing to deputise in the engine roomd me and I’m in a one-on-one?'”

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