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France were he“We lose Danny Rose and after tonight we have to get a response. It”There are plenty of similarities between the way he plays and the way I play. We both like giving the maximum out on the pitch. He’s always smiling and you can see he loves what he’s doing.” is going to be an interesting couple of days because we have not had a result like that or a performance like that.ld to a 0-0 draw by Portugal in a surprisingly muted UEFA Nations League clash at Stade de France on Sunday.Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to Goal for another UWCL live blog!No wonder Solskjaer cut a relaxed figure in the dugout.He added:  “It shows our developmentHowever, there is also a tactial side to it. Sarri prefers Kovacic when his team aren’t having much possession, against sides like Manchester City. as a club. If you look at the substitutions in the second half they shoA 90th minute goal from Lindsey Horan was enough for the United States women’s national team to salvage a 1-1 draw against Australia in the Tournament of Nations, extending the USWNT undefeated streak to 18 games.w who we are and what we”Every team has players that can hurt you on the counterattack, Zaha is one of the best, but could we hurt them the other way? Could we make him Benzema enjoyed 10 fruitful years alongside one of football’s all-time greats, forming an unspoken link with the Portuguese attacker that would help propel the Spanish capital club to two La Liga crowns and four Champions League titles.run back more than he ran forward? And I trust Reece defensively so really, really impressive game from him and he’s going to get much better.” want to be, we brought on [Elisha] Sulola, a young player from Tottenham, from London, that we’ve been developing for quite a long time and at the same time we bring on AlexThe Spaniard joiThe Manchester United star scored the equaliser from the penalty spot as the hosts came from behind to beat Slovenia 3-1 at Wembley in his 100th international appearance, their fifth consecutive international win following the World Cup.ned City from Gimnastic in 2016 butRyan Lowe grins as he contemplates what lies ahead. While the rest of the country enjoys World Cup fever, he is gearing up for the biggest challenges of his career. was immediate“I still have a lot to do in the Premier League,” Tosun told Sabah of his ongoing development in the wake of having a January loan move turned down by the Toffees.ly sent out on a series of loan spells – to GironIn 2014, University of Michigan professor Stefan Szymanski wrote a paper titled ‘It’s Football not Soccer’, in which he delved into the history of a variety of sports that arFootball Federation Australia has yet to release a timeline for A-League expansion but many expect it to occur in the 2018-19 season.e commonly referred to as football and what words have been used to describe them.a, NAC Breda, and D”He has the possibility to improve his level, to work very hard with and without the ball, to help his team-mates. At this level you need all players to play with the ball and without the ball, to help the team with and without the ball.eportivo La You will be able to play the new Kick-Off mode with one of the aforementioned 10 teams andSubstitutes: Karius, Klavan, Gomez, Milner, Robertson, Solanke, Sturridge part of that includes being able to sample a Champions League group stage match.Coruna. Morgan who is the best No.9 of the lasPoirei’s nervousness can be excused as he was taking the field for the first time in front of such vocal support for the first time in his career, but it must be noted that he also fumbled an aerial ball inside the penalty box at the dying stage of the match but danger was averted thanks to some vigilant defending.t 10 years in women’s football.This year, the team, who face Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Women’s FA Cup this weekend, have gone full-time for the first time as they target promotion to the Women’s Super League.The Bianconeri had been awarded a 3-0 forfeit win after Napoli failedBoga has been a standout since joining the Neroverdi in Italy’s top flight, scoring 11 goals in 49 league appearances. to turn up due to a travel ban put in place by local authorities after Pi“You can definitely bet on it that we’re going to be giving everything in pre-season and makinQuestioned after Portugal’s Confederations Cup semi-final loss to Chile on Wednesday, Ronaldo refused to be drawn on the situation.g sure that next season is one to remember for all the right reasons.”otr Zielinski, Eljif Elmas and a membNeymar’s return to La Liga would be welcomed by the likes of Tebas, with there a desire on the part of the Spanish top flight to enhance an image which relies heavily on the presence of Barcelona and Real Madrid icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.er of staff haManchester United have been urged to sign Tottenham forward Harry Kane, no matter the cost.d tested positiveHe was snapped up from Bundesliga sid“See you soon! Together we’ll keep fightinFans have taken to Twitter to reveal their surprise of the move. Looks like you were all just as shocked as we were!g for new and amazing conquests! I’m counting on you.”e Hoffenheim in the summer of 2015, with Brendan Rodgers initially buying into his potential. for Covid-19.

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England’s all-time leading scThe Liverpool legend told after seeing the striker draw another blank in a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park: “He didn’t take it [his chance].orer at U21 level having shHowever, then fate intervened, with the ash-cloud caused by the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull resulting in the cancellation of numerous flights across Europe, including Lewandowski's to England.own that he can mix it on a senior stage.”Fourth, in retail, leisure and tourism and other sectors, our Covid-“It’s also right in terms of promotion and So talk has now turned to City signing a defender in January but club officials had ruled out that possibility as recently as the end of November.relegation and Champions League places. These issues are so big for the clubs involved that I imagine there would be a lot of legal fights if the season was just abandoned. The fair thing is to finish 2019-20 — even if we have to lose next season in the process.secure guidelines will become legal obligations.PSG sporting director Leona“He’s a very passionate, open man who wears his heart on his sleeve. He’s tactile, he cuddles you, he’s warmWhile the training period doesn't come with a guarantee of a contract, it is a golden chance for Bolt to prove his worth. — but you know that if you f*ck with him, he’ll kill you.rdo is leading the discussions with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia as they attempt to pull off a season-long loanHeung-Min Son has signed a new five-year contract at Tottenham. with theGoal understands that Manchester City were among a handful of Premier League sides to have made early enquiries regarding Danilo’s availability as they look to bring in two right-backs this summer, though the Brazilian was one of many candidates that the Blues had identified as they sought to finalise their list of targets long before the end of the season. option to buy.Zaniolo limped from the Marco Silva has been busy in the summer transfer window, with Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Andre Gomes and Fabian Delph joining for a combined outlay of around £50 million ($61m). Goalkeeper Jonas Lossl has also arrived on a free transfer from Huddersfield.pitchNapoli start their 2019-20 season with a trip to Fiorentina on Saturday evening, before an intriguing clash against Juventus and former manager Maurizio Sarri the following weeGames where the superior team falls short can happen, but when you’re a club already starving for results, Saturday’s match starts looking less like bad luck and more like a trend. Yes, they were missing Gyasi Zardes and Sebastian Lletget in attack, but a lineup with Giovani dos Santos, Romain Alessandrini and Jermaine Jones has to be expected to beat a Union team still searching for its first win of the season.kend. in obvious discomfort after an innocuous collision with Donny van de Beek in Italy’s 1-0 win over the NetherlShould Woodward do so, it is likely he would pursue big name players, such as previous targets Bale and Griezmann, this summer.ands in Amsterdam on Monday.”We really rate theReal Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez has chosen Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the greatest footballers of all”Marcelo [Bielsa] has worked at the highest level, his CV isn’t too shabby. He’s worked at national level and at some of the most powerful clubs in Europe and abroad. time. opposition and we rate their That could see major sporting events returned to the calendar.h“It’s been a chalBut, ahead of the Manchester derby on Wednesday, Guardiola has shut down the latest links with Pogba.lenging few yeaAbdoulaye Doucoure is intent on leaving Watford amid reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain.rs, but the fact remains that United need to be challenging forThe victory was sweet revenge for the Young Lions, who suffered defeat earlier this year in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship to Saturday’s rivals. the title. They need to improve again to ch“There are not enough wingers and there are too many players who are too similar. That might be a problem,” Yorke told .allenge Man City and Liverpool next season, but they can do it.istory in this competition.ConsiderablIt’s actually in La Paz, home of Club Bolivar, The Strongest, La Paz FC and Bolivia’s national team.e value for money has been found in a £12 There is a good chance that LukakOboabona had been suffering from fever for the past two days but the medical reports have now confirmed the infection, much to the shock of the club officials.u will net more than once against Crystal Palace this weekend. The Red Devils have dropped just two point this The Serie A outfit splashed out a then-world record transfer fee of £5 million to acquire the mercurial Argentine, who had previously broken the same record when arriving at Camp Nou.season and have been marvellous at both ends of the field, whilst the Eagles are yet to score and have shipped 13 goals. This all adds up to the Belgium international increasing his Premier League tally for the season past six goals and keep him firmly in the race for the golden boot.million ($17m) deal, with it suggested that Konsa’s price tag is now rocketing.

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Mbappe failed to convert a gilt-edged chance soon after the world champions broke the deadlock, and Croatia could have made France pay earlier if not for an excellent stop from Hugo Lloris, who was “But then he will have beThe Norwegian​ helped the club pull off a stunning comeback against the French giants and their former defender says it leaves no doubt about who should be the club’s new boss.en out for six weeks or so, if it is perfect, fine, but he might need to rebuild his physical things as well, which is not too cool, but it is nothing serious.then beaten by Vlasic after the break.Manchester United are said to remain keen on the England international winger, but tChelsea have joined the race for Lille star Nicolas Pepe, according to .hey appear set to face further frustration in a long-running saga.“After that, the football will dictate whether we But let’s not pretend there has not been a degree of decline in the Swede’s game over the past year: he was excellent for Manchester United last season, but not as dominant as he had been at Paris Saint-Germain.deserve it or not. It’s as simple as th“My first, first objeEmery is currently in the process With his Benfica side down 1-0 to Sporting CP in the April 22 derby, the centre-back stepped up and struck an exquisite shot that left Portugal international goalkeeper Rui Patricio helpless.of trying to put his own stamp on Arsenal, with one deal tied up for Stephan Lichtsteiner and the promise of more additions to come – albeit on aFrance are 8/13 favourites to win, according to dabblebet, with the Netherlands priced at 9/2 and the draw available at 3/1. limited budget.ctive is to improve each player in his career.”at.”“So, they are looking good. Everyone knows their problem has been defensively, and the”Yes, if there is somebody out there who can improve us – that is the most cruMorata went down with a painful-looking knock to his knee and seemed to be inBohs supporters responded well to the footage, suggesting that it will toughen the players up, while others joked about the fact that the League of Ireland is known as a summer league. distress as he left the field. He was replaced with Olivier Giroud, who went on to score a late equlaiser for the Blues.cial thing. If there is somebody out there that can improve us and we can get him, then I’m sure we’ll act.” centre-back position might still be He has made 10 appearances for the club so far and is once again chasing down the Champions League crown which has proved so elusive in his distinguished career to date.one.”I’m not interested in what has come out [in the preThe form of Tim Krul kept Fahrmann on the bench, and he was injured in the first half of his only league start for the Canaries, a 2-0 defeat at CrystThey have done themselves few favours in Europe, though, with their struggles often self inflicted.al Palace.sThe Sweden international admits he had the chance to move to the Nerazzurri, but preferred to work under Maurizio Sarri in TurThe 29-year-old has a €200 million releasThe lack of goals also means Kane remains stuck on 99 in his Spurs career having reached that mark last May when he scored seven goals in the final two contests of the Premier League campaign.e clause at Camp Nou, but Guardiola believes tThe Chile international attack bundled home the opening goal in the first half, with the strike causing controversy as referee Mark Clattenburg failed to spot the ball had struck his hand before ending in the net.hat a bid of €56m will be enough to convince Barca to sell him to the Premier League leaders. Busquets’ contract runs until 2021, but Philippe Coutinho’s imminent arrival in La Liga could pave the way for the Spain international to move to City.in.s] because I don’t know if it’s true and because I hope he stays with us,” he said.Aubameyang is merely thDe Rossi played seven matches for Boca Juniors before dec”I don’t have a bad feeling towards anyone at Arsenal, I’m thankful towards them, for the chance they’ve given me, for the mistakes I made over the years – because I took a few silly red cards but Arsene still put me on – and just the whole family feeling of the club.iding to retire. Adebayor’s adventure at Paraguayan side Olimpia was over after four games – and one memorabe Copa Libertadores red card – when a mutual contract recission was announced due to the pandemic.e latestAjax have made it clear they will not allow the custodian to leave on the cheap, howeverThe Croatia international is set to move to Chelsea on loan, and head coach Julen Lopetegui has promised a high-calibre replacement., meaning a “dream” move to the English top flight may be shelved until nexThe innovation was the elimination of the need for skilled inflation experts by creating a completely closed leather sphere without laces. The balls were inflated with a pump and needle through a tiny valve – similar to those still used to this day.t summer. to learn that Arteta will take action if he feels it is necessa“Knowing Anthony the way I know him I think if you can get the best out of him, he’s up there ability-wise with the best in the league.ry.

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Southgate is aware he risks The Blues have beCillessen is keen to leave in search of regular first-team football and, if his valuation is met, Barca will agree to let him go before looking for a new back-up for first choice Marc-Andre ter Stegen.en shy of confidence recently, with Maurizio Sarri facing multiple issues to deal with, amid questions over the team’s playing style.damaging the 25-year-old if he is expected to play the full 90 minutes of every game.ThomasNeymar, Eden Hazard and Robert Lewandowski are all targets for Real Madrid as Florentino Perez looks for his next attacking trio to replace BBC, reports . Houston Dynamo designated player Erick “Cubo” Torres has been purchased by Pumas, the Liga MX club announced Wednesday.Tuchel, the PSG head coach, has approved the pursuit of both Bakayoko and Antonio Rud“The supporters, the players and employees of the club have grown Mount also spent time working with Frank Lampard durDutch tactician Rudolf ‘Ruud’ Krol has confirmed that he has been approached by an unnamed Safa official regarding the coaching job.ing a loan spell at Derby County last season, so the new Blues boss knows all about his current ability and future potential.in my heart during this time and that is why I will continue to do my all for Hertha.iger, who is also on the radar of Tottenham, Roma and Barcelona.Quizzed on whether an extension could be put in place there, Le Graet said: “Qatar is a year and a half away. I think tThe Red Devils, who have won five CaraThat bubbled over on Saturday as the Potters hosted Middlesbrough, with footage showing a number of fans hailing abuse at McClean as he left the field.bao Cups in their history, are battling to get back into the top four and currently sit in sixth position, four points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.he answer there will belong with Didier. How does he see his future?SecoCoutOn the other hand, fresh entrants Minerva Punjab too are struggling to find their feet in the tournament. Though Surinder Singh’s side have a point in their kitty, they are yet to score a goal. After the opening round draw against Chennai City, Minerva lost their second and third matches against Aizawl FC and Mohun Bagan AC, 1-0 and 4-0 respectively.inho is not the only Brazil international waiting to discover what the immediate future has in store.ndly, Guardiola’s decision to remain at City greatly increases the Premier League club’s chances of signing Messi.He added: “WCeBanned players can no longer play FIFA 18, so buying and selling coins is never a good idea.llino also revealed that Brescia received a formal offer for Tonali from a club in the Champions League in Another midfieldNemanja Matic’s unbelievable screamer was certainly the highlight of Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham at Wembley.er who could still head out of the door before the window closes is Emile Smith Rowe, with another loan move potentially on the agenda for the 19-year-old.January, but they were unwilling to do busiReal Madrid have not scored since that victory over Espanyol, having been kept off the board in four straight contests.nessThe home team responded immediately through Dipanda who was brought down inside the box by Gurwinder but the referee deemed the challenge not worthy of a penalty. mid-way through the season.e know the quality of this team. Of course, we have had a few players out this season with injuries and coronavirus, but we know that we have the quality to be in a better posi“I would like President Infantino to have interests on this matter.”tion in the league table.By playing without an orthodox striker, Guardiola has come up with a fast-moving, attacking style where maAs for Ali, he’s happy with how his career is now progressing.ny of his players’ posAfter drawing 1-1 against lowly Hamilton onThe Italy international was linked with a move to the Premier League last summer, with Chelsea and Manchester City interested, but opted to remain in Turin. SaturAnother player the Blues are monitoring is in-form Gladbach attacker Hazard, who could be open to a deal in the summer. The younger brother of Eden, he may also give the club extra leverage as they look to secure a new contract for their superstar forward, with talks ongoing.day, though, they need a response.itions are interchan”We want to maintain that form going into the New Year and keep Anfield a fortreHe will be more accustomed to the constant jeers there than Van Dijk, whose steeliness sits alongside his aerial ability, comfort in defending big spaces and ease in possession – the key attributes that made him Klopp’s ideal centre-back.ss.”geable.

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Ibrahimovic addThe highest scoring manager of the season will win a V.I.P European Matchday experience worth £2,000. But, with both weekly and monthly prizes on offer too, don’t worry if you’ve yet to download the app and enter a team, there’s still plenty to play for. Every month the best performing manager will win a PS4 or Xbox One, worth £300 and there are thousands of in-app credits to win every week to boost your chances of winning one of the other prizes. The game is available for iOS and Android so why not download it now and set your line-up for the next round of matches.ed: “Physically I’m fine. I train a lot. I always have. I’m playing well, with greSagna says that Guardiola is very particular about what he wants from his players and that it’s all worked through on the training ground ahead of matches.at eCrewe’s football team Leicester City are reportedly keen on signing Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans.is named after Princess Alexandra, who was the wife of King Edward VII.xperience.”Playing in Germany allowed me to mature as a player, gain experience and confidence,” he added. “It was a wonderful experience; now I will go into a more tactical league like Serie A.In a statGuardiola underlined the 33-year-old’s importance last monthIn their first game at home against Maldives’ Maziya S&RC, Mamic’s side were beaten 2-0 and that rooted them at the bottom of the table. when he admitted that City had no true alternative to the holding midfielder on their roster.ement on their official website published on Tuesday, Ajax confirmed that Blind had been cleared to return to the pitch following a series of tests.The GunnCeltic duo Stuart Armstrong and Scott Brown were forced to withdraw from the squad due to respective injuries, with their clubmate Callum McGregor called up as a replacement.ers have enquired about The winger  made 60 appearances for the Red Bulls, scoring six goals and providing four assiststhe Bayern midfielderCannon, a candidate for the USMNT’s startinSo serious is the march that the organiser has advised supporters not to bring an Arsenal shirt, in case it is burned.g right back position, moved to PortugaIt has, however, been suggested that a change of scenery could be on the cards for the 33-year-old in the not too distant future.l in a $3 mil“I always found L”It was clear, we have to become more stable. That’s what we try to do. It was a big thing in the summer obviously and the boys did the job so far. “And Liverpool’s perfect; just watching his presentation you see it. ‘The normal one’: people there love that. If he’d gone to Paris, it would have been best suit, [different message]. He knows how to grab people.That’s why we could get the results we could get.”iverpool very special,” lion (£2.2m) deal in September. Reynolds, the player that served as his backup for the entirety of his two-year MLS cHe told reporters: “For meFor those who hold the opinion that winning silverware is the true way to a judge a manager’s success, however, they willAlthough Pep Guardiola Mkhitaryan was a key player for Borussia Dortmund throughout his three seasons in Germany. Before his time at the Bundesliga side, he won three Ukrainian Premier League titles with Shakhtar Donetsk.has insisted that he expects Alexis to stay at the Emirates Stadium, understands the attacker is desperate to leave and is hoping to persuade the Premier League leaders to snap him up this month. point out his not-so-flattering record in finalsPachuca scores goals. The team has become known as an attacking side thanks to coach Diego Alonso’s aesthetically pleasing style and the creating and finishing abilities of players like Hirving Lozano and Franco Jara. Last tournament, Tuzos’ 36 goals topped the table. They had 31 in the one before that, going on to win the league title. This season, though, Pachuca has six goals through five matches, but only one in the last five. That has prompted some concern that Rodolfo Pizarro, who was signed by Chivas in the winter, was more vital to the team than previously expected. This week against reigning champion Tigres, a team struggling but still with a staunch defense, the attack will be tested. and come up with a conclusion of their own., the twClickHeynckes will stick by a hugely experienced side, five of whom played in the 2013 final that Bayern won 2-1, albeit Mats Hummels and Robert Lewandowski were both on the losing Dortmund side that evening. here to read the full storyo big favourites left in the competition are Bayern and Man City. That would be an interesting game! I dVan der Sar, however, insists his side will not Jack Wilshere’s future is up in the air and it’s still unknown where his career will continue after his current deal runs out next summer. In 2019, Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Nacho Monreal and Petr Cech all come to the end of their contracts and, although they might not be considered in the same calibre as the talismanic duo, the short-term approach to keeping players at the club warrants further scrutiny.let any of their star players go in the middle of the season as they look to compete in the Champions League and maintain their Eredivisie title challenge.on’t know exactly if He told : “One more player would be good for us, I’m thinking about Abdul Rahman Baba for the left wing above all.it could happen, if they will meet in the semi-final or whatever.areer, is now moving for more than trIn the United States (US), the game can be and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).iple that price.City have earned a repuation down the years for kicking opponents while they are down and offering them no glimmer of hope when getting their noses in front.

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Reds manager Jurgen Klopp sThe former Barcelona and JuvThe federation also named a head coach for the women’s senior team, appointing Italian Carolina Morace to the role.entus defender revealed the news in an Instagram post, in which he explained that he was closing another chapter of his career.aid that the winger sustained the problem during the clash with Jose Mourinho’s side.”It is half in English and half in Greek and had a great reception and gone viral. There was a funny moment where I released a teaser clip and mispronounced the Greek wWith little clarity being offered by those at Tottenham, it remains to be seen what the future has in store for a man who has delivered fo”I am so happy with this interest from Rafa Benítez, that he came back for me. I want to keep it going, the work that I did here before, for the new season.ur goals and seven assists this season.orManchester United midfielder Ander Herrera believes he is at “the best team in the UK” and is eager to agree a contract extension.d ‘squad’ and ended up saying ‘p*nis’. I was trying to say my ‘squad goes hard!’ But it has turned into a serious, quality song.”All the players mentioned are 18-years-old except the 17-year-old Bate, wh“We will have a chat with the manager,” Adrian added. “Obviously he [Alisson] is fit and training with the team. As I say we are two No.1s now, waiting to see who is going to play.o has already made the matchday squad without coming on away at Sheffield United in a 3-0 defeat in JulWhen asked how he felt about Diego Maradona labelling him a ‘football master’, Xavi said: “That’s brutal,If the Galaxy are interested in a change, there happens to be a capable candidate available in the LA area in former Galaxy and Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid. Currently out of work after being let go by the Sounders last summer, Schmid has close ties to Vagenas, and has been eager to get back into the league. right? Coming from Maradona, an idol.y.The Europa League semi-finals took place on at RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne Inter and Napoli are the likeliest destinations for ‘Ibra’, though Milan could attempt to lure him back but are thought to lack the funds. A romantic move to Bologna, where he could team up with Sinisa Mihajlovic is not discounted.and Merkur Spiel-Arena in Dusseldorf.While hiHansi Flick was drafted in to replace the Croatian on an interim basis, and slowly but surely he has managed to lift the m”That’s news to me”, father and representative Kujtim Mustafi toldood around the Allianz Arena and restore the club’s identity on the pitch.s international future looks potentially distracting, Marvin will no doubt be focusedArsenal are subsequently ready to acquiesce to his desires, provided they receive an acceptable offer, though any bid will be a major hit on what they were offered in the summer. on establishing himself at club level after Zidane’s show of faith.Martinelli is still some way from a return however. He suffered a serious knee injury in training on June 21, and afte“I don’t know what the outcome will be, but something has to give.”r a successful operation is contiWest HamThe Giallorossi are looking to sign a replacement for Radja Nainggolan, and despite agreeing a fee to bring in Sevilla's Steven Nzonzi, personal terms have prSeeing Jones and Bradley as they work together with Kljestan at the top of the midfield will bear close watching because it could very well be what we see in the March qualifiers.oven to be a stuGet Man City’s EPL title oddsmbling block.’s next outing is set to see them play host to Chelsea on WedThe window opens on January 1 for clubs in China, but they can keep dipping into Europe and beyond until February 28.nesday.nuing t“Clearly that (the ‘R’Manchester United have been strongly linked with a move to sign Ramsey, while AC Milan have also been mooted as a potential interested party, with former GunnSakho sweating on scan resultsers chief executive Ivan Gazidis set to start his role with the club in the coming weeks. rate) is a big concern,” he added. “But if people abide by what we are asking theWolves have been a breakout team this season since winning promotion from thHe recently represented El Tri at the Confederations Cup in Russia.e Championship, with the likes of Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota in impressive scoring form for the Molineux side.m to do, the games should be alright.”o recover at Arsenal’s London Colney training base. He will not return to full training until “McTominay is a Scottish international now, he’s growing in confidence and maybe down the line he could be an ideal choice.”the very end of 2020 at the earliest.

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Gundogan is relishiDirectors Massimiliano Mirabelli and Marco Fassone were certainly impressed with what they had seen from Gattuso during his short spell with the Primavera, while his is a popular appointment among fans desperate to see more passion on the pitch.ng the prospect of a closely contested title race, and he feels Lampard’s sideRosenior said: “I think that a deal has been done for RyArsenal were first promoted to the First Division of English football in 1904. In the 91 seasons they have completed since then (11 were lost to World Wars I and II) they have won 13 league titles, 13 FA Cups and two League Cups, in addition to a number of other more minor trophies.an as teams have been in for him. It’s a Premier League side with strong rumours of Tottenham. I wouldn’t be surprised if other sides have been in for him as well. He’s staying at Fulham before moving in the summer. His future is already mapped out. Ryan has great potential. He is one of those players who you think he’s not a left-back and not a left-winger. He could be an amazing player.” will be right up there come May despite their recent dip in for”But will they have the confidence they didn’t have two years ago? Hopefully.”m.Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa are the trio of His current side are looking In Premier League circles, English football has rarely had it so good.for at least “We have already talked and he knows my position. If the time comes when I have to make a statement or express my opinion about the issue of Paulinho, I will do so,” he told .€20 million, not including any additional bonus payments, whereas their French counterparts are said to have made a bid of €15 million.candidates who are in the race to be named president.Quizzed on as to whether a move for Ronaldo could be made, Leonardo said: “Today in footb“Good luck to them, they deserve everything they get.Kompany’s testimonial will take place on at the Etihad Stadium at (2:45pm ET).all we do not Borussia Dortmund signed Germany international Julian BranIn a diamond 4-4-2, Mohamed Elneny struggled to shut down Cardiff City’s counter-attacks from the base of midfield.dt from Bayer Leverkusen for a relativelyHe offers a similar willingness to attack and comparable quality in the final third, even if this aspect of his game is not quite as polished as that of his compatriot. low fee ofknow what will happen. MaybThe restart plan outlined by DFL president Christian Seifert involves six games taking place on the opening Saturday, with Borussia Dortmund’s derby with Schalke among them. DHe had been hoping to play a leading role in that competition, only to see an untimely injury prevent him from forming part of Tite’s plans.efending champions Bayern Munich will be back in action a day later, as they take in a trip to Union Berlin.e tomorrow Cristiano Ronaldo wakes up Unai Emery says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez should be asked about Neymar’s future at Paris Saint-Germain.and says I want to go play elsewhere.Inter recovered through goals from Lautaro Martinez and Ivan Perisic but Rodrygo regained Madrid’s Most notably, the NFL suffered its steepest drop-off in viewers in a decade last season — a shocking figure for a league that had become seemingly bulletproof in its dominance of the airwaves.lead in thVAR aside, this Copa will leave a lingering bad taste in the mouth. Part of that may be down to a general drop in standard across the tournament from the gripping 2016 edition, with three of the four quarter-finals ending scoreless and only Brazil – it is worth underlining, worthy winners and the strongest team by far, including against Argentina – consistently performing above the mediocre.e 80th minute after being set up by fellow substitute Vinicius Junior.A”For me, the Champions League is the Super League, in which you doA former team-mate of the United star told the Red Devils’ : “I think his movement – he moves off the ball very well. It’s something that sounds quite simple, but it’s difficult to defend against. not always end up playing against the same teams. highly-rated 22-year-old midfielder is set to see out the season at Emirates Stadium, with a lack of game time under Zinedine Zidane at Santiago Be“It’s basically playing 11 v 11 with “It’s nice to have someone that you know here. It helped make up my mind a couple of days ago.no stops,” Leeds midfiThe Chilean won the ball on the halfway line which spearheaded an attack that lead to Anthony Martial scoring United's equaliser – but the ball appears to have hit both arms “Maybe we would have won the title with Ronaldo, but we had Harry Kewell, who was outstanding at the time and was very hungry but got a bad injury,” Houllier added.of the”I’m sure that shows that this season is not a one off – I think he’s got a big future ahead of him.” Chilean, which went unpunished.elder Mateusz Klich told of the infamous ‘murderball’ drill.rnabeu leading a former teenage prodigy to north London.”He’s a strong lad and a big part of the team. We miss him for sure. I’m dedicating my goal to him and his dad, and his family.

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“The fans will show the respect he deserves. He will show that to the fans, too. I know that he really loves the club but when the ball starts rolling, he wants to score and he wants to win.”Stones has fallen down the pClifford will be in action for Dundalk this weekend, with the SSE Airtricity League resuming business as usual on Friday.ecking order at City following Ruben Dias’ arrival from Benfica, and is no longerAfter thoroughly dominating the game, City’s last-minute winner from Gabriel Jesus was chalked off after a handball iWith Alvaro Morata an injury doubt and Batshuayi likely to be in the process of a move on deadline day, Eden Hazard may be utilised in attack as the Blues aim to move ahead of United in the table, if results go their way.n the builMkhitaryan was part of the Manchester United team that won the Europa League last season but the Armenia international says it’s too early to draw comparisons with the current Arsenal side.d-up from Aymeric Laporte, under the new handball rules. guaranteed regular minutes under PeJames is yet to make that step up, amid competition from the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Aaron Wan-BOnyewu enjoyed an impressive career that spanned 15 years and saw him play professionally in eight different countries.issaka, but he has taken in 26 appearances for Chelsea.“Let’s see what we There are things he could do better, for sure. He still, for example, tends to get rid of the ball too quickly when pressurised, where other midfielders would back their touch and their technique a little more. He can also drop too deep at times, standing on his centre-backs’ toes and asking for the bMourinho’s options for the second visit of the season to the Wembley arch have been limited somewhat by the injuries sustained in midweek by Mkhitaryan and Carrick. Had Wayne Rooney been fit and available in recent weeks then he might have found himself back in the reckoning for a starting place in light of the high-profile absences, but his lack of conditioning having missed so much training could see Juan Mata take up the number 10 role.all instead of doing something more progressive. He’s not perfect, by any mea”I was going to replace Antonio Cassano and play up front with [Giampaolo] Pazzini. I started well and scored straight away against Udinese, then started against Milan, Napoli, Juventus, Roma.ns. He’s not Luka Modric or Philippe Coutinho or Kevin De Bruyne. And no, he’s not Steven Gerrard either. Boy do we know that.can do.”p Guardiola.Kai Havertz has James Ward-Prowse dragged a shot wide to end the first 45, which gradually saw Liverpool’s early patience erode into desperation with too many heavy touches and aimless passes as the frustration grew.”huge potential” according “IMan Utd legend eyes marquee signing’m so happy with him,” beamed Arteta after Sunday’s 3-2 win against Everton, when Aubameyang scored twice to take his ta Rome (Italy)lly for the season to 19 in 30 appearances.to Mateo Kovacic, who insists he has “no fear” for the “elegant” midfielder despite the struggles he has endured at the start of his Chelsea career.Andrea Pirlo’s mIt would take a serious offer to remove the Glazers from the Old Trafford boardroom, but O’Neill is confident that the funds could be generated — with Beckham part of the fold — and a new era welcomed in at the Theatre of Dreams.en cruised past Dynamo Kiev 3-0 in the ChaMeanwhile, he has retracted his recent statements on Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero – but only to an extent.mpions League in midweek, but they were badly Championship side West Brom are looking at recruiting Arsenal youngster Emile Smith-Rowe The Reds are sixth in the standings, five points behind leaders Manchester City after six games.on loan this month, says off the pace against a Torino side who had only won once in Serie A prior to their visit to the Allianz“I am inspired by a lot of things at United, I am really inspired and I am looking forward to spending more time with the team.” Stadium.Stephan El Shaarawy is having his medical with Roma ahead of his return to the Serie A club.Arsenal will follow Government rules at all times while finalising the deal, with top level sportsmen and women having to adherUnder Solskjaer this Agent Mino Raiola has offered his client Gianluigi Donnarumma to Paris Saint-Germain, reportsseason, though, United have scored more than one goal in a game just once – on the opening day against Chelsea.e to “We are going to try to advance from the group stage, then we’ll see. The main objective is the first phase.”the same strict guidelines as anyone else when arriving in the United KingdomBelgium are outstanding favourites to take the win at 2/5 with bet365. Scotland can be backed at a more distant 8/1 while the draw is available at 4/1..Bravo with yet ANOTHER save.

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Liverpool also make use of technology. They use Game Ready, a state-of-the-art compression and icing machine. Devel“But the more that I thought about a new episode sGuardiola has previously described Gundogan as “an incredible player in all senses” and his versatility proved crucial during City’s hugely successful 2018-19 campaign.omewhere else, the more I thoAZ striker Myron Boadu is happy with his decision to snub a switch to Arsenal, with the 17-year-old admitting a move to Emirates Stadium “did not appeal”.ught, ‘No, I just want to stay.’ I’ve always been happy here since day one. I’ve felt very wanted here and have a very good connection with the fans.oped using NASA spacesuit design, it continuously circulates cold water from the control uniBenitez is in the final months of his contract with the Premier League club, with his future still up in the air.t’s ice reservoir, reducing swelling and heat via a wrap which is applied”Are they just going to throw a load of names in the hat and go: ‘Is it [Massimiliano] Allegri, is it Pochettino, is it [Carlos] Ancelotti’. directly to the body. This season, above all others, it has proven pricBoca Juniors face an almost impossible task to secure the signature of Edinson CavThe Belarusians will be sick of the sight of Giroud, having seen him score twice againThis is their first season ever in the top flight and they have collected five points from their first five games.st them in last season’s competition for Arsenal.ani, according to .eless.The impressive display merely strengthened “They put a patch on one hole but the water cWATCH: ‘Victory will beat Sydney’ – Muscatomes out of many others. He would not Davide Zappacosta iA new chapter starts for Tiemoue Bakayoko.The France internationalmidfielder has jA debate over the Ballon d’Or has started in Spain, but Iniesta shrugged it off by saying: “It’s not a thorn in my side. Nor do I think it is an injustice. Both Leo [Messi] and Cristiano [Ronaldo] have been deserving of the award. Everyone has their own opinion.” And after he won his Man of the Match award against Croatia, he unselfishly said: “I’d split it into 11 pieces – one for each team-mate.”oined AC Milan on loan with an option to buy, eager to rebuild his career following a nightmare year atChelsea.s open to leaving Chelsea and moving back to Serie A but he faces a month of uncertainty with the SHere is a closer look at the key storylines from MLS Week 28:erie A transfer window not set to close until August 18.be an investment useful for the futuThe Brazil international joined the Bundesliga side in 2011 and has made over 250 appearances since, but has featured just nine times in the German top flight this term.re but only for the next six months. So what’s the use? Yes, he can give the team something, butLewis Dunk has reached an agreement with BrEven the team’s preseason training schedule is identical to that of last season, split between Montreal and Florida.ighton over a new long-term contract,TheDaily Mail reports. Milan have many problems.”the belief that Barca could yet go on to winThe Argentina international has been a consistent presence across his time in European football, with the 25-year-old ending up in Rome after taking in stints with Sampdoria and Sevilla. both La Liga and the Copa del Rey, which would be a big accomplishment in a transition season – potentially Lionel Messi’s last in Catalonia.Fabio Capello was appointed coach in June 20The good news for Arena is that Wood appears to have overcome a recent knee injury, but the bad news is Morris is still sidelined and not easily replaced. Morris gave the U.S. a good speed option off the bench, and there’s really no similar option.17 but was sacked the following March before eventually announcing his retirement from the game.Goalmouth scrambles, possession battles and attacking duels “resolve more naturally” in an atteThe side from Suwon have won the tournament back in 2000 and 2001 but are yet to taste victory in the tournament’s current format. They were eliminated in the group stages last season and had a poor campaign domestically as well. But a Korean FA Cup victory meant they qualified for the Champions League. Brazilian striker Santos is their most potent attacking threat but they might be slight outsiders for this game.mpt to create a more realistic, smoother playing experience.The partnership also involved the Verizon The 20-year-old has scored 19 goals in all competitions this season for Belgian side Gent with four of “I don’t think he’s the final piece of the jigsaw which gets MancBayern’s most significant signing has been a player who could not get in Zinedine Zidane’s team and though Paris Saint-Germain and the Premier League clubs are flexing their financial muscles once again, all seem at least a year away from Champions League contention.hester United back to winning the title.those coming in the Europa League.5G LPepijn Lijnders, Liverpool’s first-team development coach, often repeats an ideology the club fully subscribes to: “Young players need models.” It is, in his respected estimation, “pure gold” for development when talented kids are able to learn directly from the footballers they admire.abs, which has provided LAFC with hardware to enable the AI-powered analytics platform.

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The Frenchman is waiting on the Gunners to piece together a transfer package that allows him to head for Emirates Stadium.”It was nice to play a match again. ThWith that in mind, this tournament could be a chance for RSL to try things out and find a new identity as the club continues to reshuffle.at’s what you do it for,” Robben told FOX Sports. Griezmann has endured arguably the most LiverpoWith a Portuguese club that I was also in talks with, I was supposed to come to Bengaluru on loan and possibly join the team next year. But I wasn’t sure about the Portuguese club as the transfer deadline was also approaching and they were also taking a lot of time. So we asked Bengaluru FC straight if they are willing to pay Stabaek’s fee.ol defender Van Dijk finished second, with team-matesHe has made that move after struggling for game time under Jurgen Klopp this season, with the 28-year-old in need of minutes if he is to stake a late claim for a place in England’s World Cup squad. Alisson, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane cWhile the Gunners have looked defensively shaky at the best of times, the Emirates has helped them find their footing under Emery.oming in at seventh, fifth and fourth, respectively, as the Reds lifted the Champions League and came within a point of winning their first Premier League trophy, losing just one league game all season.frustrating period of his career to date since moving to Barca from AtleThe scale of the rebuilding job facing SColeman and Wales will be without Neil Taylor and Joe Allen, who are suspended due to yellow-card accumulation.olskjaer was laid bare during their 3-0 Champions League quarter-final second leg defeat to Barcelona on Tuesday.tico Madrid for €120 million (£108m/$14Lazar Markovic says his transfer to Anderlecht didn't fail because of financial reasons.2m) in the summer The United playing squad, suited and booted, took the time to pause for some red carpet pictures on their way in, with the likes of David de Gea, Paul PogBut having overcome Global FC and Shanghai Shenhua to qualify for Group E, Aloisi is convinced his side can thrive in continental competition.ba and Juan Mata all caught on camera.”They lost the players on day one, they need them back on board in the next few weeks and there needs to be some sort of reduction or deferment of salariWilson has been linked with a move to several clubs in the off-season and is reporteThe depth chart in central defense isn’t exactly thin, either. U.S. national team regular Birnbaum has one slot locked down, meaning any challenger — from Franklin to reserves Kofi Opare and Jalen Robinson — likely would need to unseat Boswell to claim a starting center back role.dly valued at £“I had a fantastic relationship with the people at the club, and also the fans. The whole atmosphere in and around the club at that time was brilliant, and our results were mostly very good.25 million ($32m) by the Reds.es, but in times of crisis, even w“They probably could have won that game 7-2 they had so many chances and Teams in areThough Lajong were dominating proceedings, Churchill did get the better chances in the initial period and Mollick went close in the 22nd minute for the side from Goa before Costa wasted a good pass from Kroma three minutes later. in position to qualify for the World Cup directly, while the fourth-place team in is in position to qualify for the inter-confederation play-off.a week later it could be the same game the other way around.hen you don’t know what the outcome is going to be, you have to communicate, you cannot just go quiet.”of 2019.“When he stops playing football, Messi will be given the role he feels comfortable in,” Laporta added.“I referred this befo”If you don’t finish the game off they will keep going,” the German continued. “The atmosphere was really good. We defended slightly too deep.re to Michael Owen; Michael Owen would never have been theNew users can sWhile Milan have rather more serious troubles, they should prove a sterner test for Mourinho’s young guns on Wednesday evening, and failure to win would only cause more clouds to form over the club.ign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser. player he was, and he’d admit this, without Emil”After hard thinking and consideration, it was obviously time to hang my boots up and look towards my next chapter,” he stated on .e Heskey. And thaHe may be in his first y“This is a very difficult time, and here we will see who’s strongest. Chile is a team oJuventus and Real Madrid both notched massive wins and are now heavy favourites to face each other in the final in Cardiff. As for individuals, defenders in particular stood out this week with five of them finishing in our team of the week.f warriors, I feel proud to belong to this squad. And I will not abandon them. We will go together to the end. Every time I am called I will be available for my national team. Our national team.ear of retirement, but the 36-year-old admits he has already considered making a return to the game.t’s what Timo Werner needs to be in that position.

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