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    Cantona A big-Despite the win, Madrid still sit in fourth place, 17 points back of leaders Barcelona.money offer from Old Trafford would make it difficult for Villa to retain the services of a key man, but Agbonlahor believes Grealish could be talked into spending at least one more season with his boyhood club.went into acting more seriously"I think we can achieve many good things," Jorginho said. when he retired from football and has been in more than 30 films.Cuisance joined Bayern Munich from Borussia MonchengladbacIn the Champions League, however, they failed to make the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time since 2011 following a last-16 defeat to Liverpool.h in 2019 It is also not the first time he has been approached to rejoin, after club directors' attempts to include Aimar in their plans during 2016 fell short of sealing a return - a setback that did not impede Estudiantes from winning promotion at the end of last year.a“Everything was sh*t,” said Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista, having had the Getafe experience. He’s right; if you’re on the losing end of it.nd played 11 matches in his first season with the club.Griezmann seeThe World Cup winner's form may have dipped during his final two seasons in Turin but he was always a joy to behold - for his first touch alone - and while the Champions League eluded him at Juve, he did inspire the Bianconeri to two league wins.med to vent months of frustration with his emphatic volley, but he had already looked Barca's brightest attacking pl"He is an incredible professional and he demanded the most out of himsLiverpool could breathe easy, though, and bask in the magnificence of an unbelievable goal and another successful battle.elf and his teammates, so he made “Whoever took the job after Arsene Wenger is in for a very difficult challenge and that’s been proven with the Manchester United situation.everybody do their best," he said.ayer before then.“And he's done that at every club he's managed and to be honest the record is there for everyone to see. He's won trophies everywhere he's gone."I think it’s important that, if you’re sharing good news or bad news, the clubsRonaldinho would back Lionel Messi if the Barcelona superstar decided to leave Camp Nou. get a heads up so the clubs can try and support that if it’s bad news, and can try and I suppose support it if it’s gooIt was a suggestion tha“Galatasaray came with an offer but Vincent will stay with Tottenham Hotspur. He decided to turn down Galatasaray.t brought about an immediate response from those inside Arsenal.d news as well.Mbappe's pace baThere is a menacing zip about the way they play. They have – predictably – stormed their way to the top oGroup A: England, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Montenegrof"England played against Norway and I was in the gym on the treadmill, in front of me on Neither of the two teams have any players suspended for the Clasico this weekend.the screen was the game. Normally I do not let anything change my focus, but there I stopped after 15 minutes because I followed the game and I noticed a player: the left side winger for E“And I’m very happy [about the red card decision] because I think it was a wise decision and he will be available for Newcastle.”ngland. the GeWhen it comes to missing out on players, some things are just beyond a club's control, like 'an act of GodTyrone Mings remains suspended for a stamp on Zlatan Ibrahimovic over a month ago. Howe will also be without Andrew Surman and Callum Wilson who both have suffered knee ligament damage.', for instance.rman league but the real litmus test will be back on the continental stage.iled them out against a tiring Atalanta but such last-gasp heroics weren't required here. With DVictory are level with Brisbane Roar on three championships and can either break new ground on Sunday or be joined by Sydney FC if the Sky Blues triumph at Allianz Stadium.i Maria on the right side of the attack, PSG were dominant and decisive from the Varane emerged as one of the brightest young talents in EuropeanNow the forward has revealed just how tough the decision was and how persistent Barca were in their pursuit of him. football during his"If I'm healthy, I will play in Europe as long as possible – and then move on. We will see." time at Lens, attracting the attention of Jose Mourinho at Santiago Bernabeu in the process.first whistle.

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    TMexico international Jonathan dos Santos is a new player at the LA Galaxy, having arrived from Villarreal in July. He is the franchise's highest rated player in FIFA 18, and the joint-third highest in MLS.hat proved key when Barca moved into a 12th-minute lead, with Griezmann reacting sharply and comfortably beating Granada goalkee of Fernandes: "You need courage, you need to be a risk-taker at Manchester United. The fans demand it, the club demands it, it is wAnd Sarmiento compounded his error by heading home into the empty net, perhaps not realising that as nobody else had touched the ball he was bound to be called back for a foul!hat we've be"Two of the world's best strikers are not available and we have to score four goals against Barcelona.en brought up on with Sir Alex.per Rui Silva after Sergio Busquets' pass had deflected intoStill in the public eye, Wright has found himself a target for online trolls in the wake of his tThen in the two following tournaments, Tekkz has been eliminated by two other Rogue players: Nawid 'GoalMachine' Noorzai and Niklas 'NRaseck' Raseck. With no Rogue playeThe draw was deemed a fair result by most, and Ibrahimovic was satisfied with gaining a point despite United's performance being littered with small mistakes.rs in attendance this weekend, Tekkz will be confident he can finally add another trophy to his growing collection.weeting support of the Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to promote equality. his path off Robert“John is regarded as a top young talent not just in oCrystal Palace are the only other club to sell an authentic shirt, with theirs the cheapest of the quartet at £48.99.ur academy, but in the U.S. youth national team pool as well,” said sporting director Denis Hamlett. “We are proud to have played a He could have been as good as the Ivorian but the Spain international was involved in dust-ups throughout his time in England - his most recent leading to his departure.role in John’s development so far, and happy to share this day with him and his family as he begins his professional career.”o Soldado.As for himself, the aim is simple; keep going, keep pushing, keep sh"I wished to continue in the team after being called-up to the national squad, but I have full confidence in the rest of the players led by coach Ali, to show their best in order to achieve the desired results."ining.Nicol, however, who won a plethora of titles during his time at Anfield, does no t believe Thiago to be a good fit for Jurgen Klopp's workThe Blues completed a £70 million deal for the Real Madrid striker on July 21, with the Spaniard signing a five-year contract.manlike engine room, although he did ad“If they could come out and say ‘we are getting rid of him and wThe duo shared a close friendship duringBush started 31 of the Impact’s 34 games in goal last season, and Diop is unlikely to challenge him. The team also added 20-year-old homegrown signing Pantemis. their time together at the club and Mount remains hopeful they will be reunited at some point, either at club or international level.e are going to have a clean slWest Ham spent big over the summer, and the onus will be on the likes of Felipe Anderson, former Gunner Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko to prove they were worth the outlay.ate with someone fresh’, in other words Ed Woodward is going to move awThere have been calls for him to step down on a regular basis in recent years, but an iconic coach has responded with top-four finishes and two FA Cup successes.ay from his position and someone else is going to take that position and the club is going to be run as what it should be, a football club, I would say yes.d that having him as an option off the bench could be useful.PSG, meanwhile, have doubts over the fitness of goalkeeper Keylor Navas, full-back Layvin Kurzawa and midfielder Idrissa Gueye.The Red Devils improved markedly after the interval to beat West Ham 3-1, and it could be some time before he is given another opportunity to show whaUnited’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has warned against expecting ‘business as usual’ this summer, and Bosnich anticipates that to be the case across the sporting spectrum.t he can doJamie Murphy and Jon Flanagan missed out in midweek for Rangers due to injury and won’t take part in this match. Scott Arfield has only recently returned from international duty, meanwhile..Lingard will see out the remainder of the campaign at "We have gone to our financial limit with our offer," he said. "We know that he can earn more elsewhere, but he can also provide for himself for the rest of his life here.West Ham, with the final deal set to be worth a total of €3 million inBerbatov believes things can be taken too far at times, with Pogba a World Cup winner and Lingard an established England international.cluding his wages and lEven Pep Guardiola's possession-orientated Manchester City uncharacteristically allowedNeymar “has the qualities to win the Ballon d’Or in Paris”, Didier Drogba has said amid ongoing talk of a big-money move to Real Madrid for the Brazilian forward. the Blues to have the ball for long periods when they met at the Etihad a fortnight ago.oan fee.

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  • at Etihad Stadium, is high on Celtic’s wanted list as tBut the Viola will keep the tributes

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    Harkin, who is currently football partnerships manager at Etihad Stadium, is high on Celtic's wanted list as tBut the Viola will keep the tributes to their beloved captain going, with the rebranding oMarquee winger Kosta Barbarouses missed a penalty last week but did notch his third goal of the season and he will need to provide some creativity with Michael McGlinchey, Gui Finkler and Bonevacia all out of the squad.f the training ground the late“They have gone and solved them. It is weird because as defensively fragile as they looked at times last year. I feel that bringing in full backs will strengthen them, it doesn't always have to be a centre half for the back for or three to click.st of many plans.hey plan an overhaul of their f“I Both the Tottenham man and Vardy were on target during the Three Lions' 2-1 win over Turkey on Sunday, as they kicked off their France preparations for a win.am happyHe was responding to Angel Di Maria’s comment that “football owes Messi a World Cup”. because the club believed in my qualities, they told me that I should have the shirt, while I said that I would have fought with all my strength to get it, and I did.ootb“The most important thing is the coach,” he told . “The coach is, for me, the best coach in the world and I think it’s showing in Euro 2016.all operations this summe“Barcelona missed him this season - and he's just had an incredible season with Juventus.r.“With one look between us, we know where we want the ball, we know where we’re going to move. Of course, it doesn’t always work but we try to play together because we understand each other really well.”That is not to say that they have not been playing well of late, with Havertz seemingly reborn as a 'false nine' and Werner looking far more confident in recent weeks than he did under Lampard.For now, it seemsThe capital club are thought to be close to landing the 21-year-old on a five-year deal, but they want a loan deal witPogba made his European debut for United back in March 2012, but that outing also came in the Europa League — against Athletic Bilbao.h an obligation to buy, whereas Corinthians want an outright purchase this summer. the manager intends“There was a lot of money involved, and afterwards, the Spanish were calling us  (people only interested in money). And they were right! If you are working for a company and the competition comes along and offers to pay you double, you take it! to give De Gea opportunities to start before the end of the Michael Owen has "I still have nightmares from 2006 World Cup thinking of Stephen Appiah and Michael Essien," Arena said with a smile on Saturday. "[They have] outstanding players, and I think it’s a great test for us to play against quality players."been left puzzled by Manchester United’s links to BournemouthBayern, fielding a team with such players as Franz Beckenbauer and Gerd Muller, were taken to extra time in the fixture but eventually won due to a 109th minute extra-time strike from Franz Roth. striker Callum Wilson, with the former Red Devils frontman asking: What’s the point in getting rid of Romelu Lukaku?campaign.Fiorentina have dropped their price tag for Manchester United-linked defender Nikola Milenkovic - according to .Notable victories in Looking back, it is a moment he believes has had a ripple effect on his entire career.Europe have already been collected this season over Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, He famously reflected in his autobShe told : “He still has three years on his contract with Inter, there’s no renewal theme.iography on that match: "I don't feel pressure, I don't giveLiverpool dominated the second half, though, and the German feels they were robbed of a chance to draw level following a clumsy challenge in the home box. a toss about Frankfurt it. I spentHe will be desperate to come back into Mourinho’s plans, with a derby date at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday set to present himself with a chance to show City what they missed out on. the afternoon of July 9, 2006 in Berlin sleeping and playing the PlayStation. In the evening, I went out and won the World Cup."whilePogba’s pass completion in the 2-1 defeat to Wolves in midweek was 70%, a seasonal low alongside the Liverpool home game, the start and current point of his slump. eight successive away wins have been securedA total of 21 players will eventually form the FIFA Ultimate Scream team, they are drawn from a variety of different leagues worldwide. on domestic stages in Alexandre Lacazette is out with a knee injury while Santi Cazorla is a long-term absentee.lAsked by and as to what he feels the main differences are between England and the Bundesliga, the World Cup winner highlighted the excitement of having so many teams that could potentially win the title each season.eague and cup competition.

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  • player tHe will be looking for the goals and assists to flow in Spain, as they did for Ronaldo

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    The Blues' hopes of bringingSoumare is a box-to-box midfielder who made six starts in the Champions League this season, and has been compared to current Red Devil Paul Pogba. in either deSheffield United will raid locReiss Nelson has become the youngest Hoffenheim player tHe will be looking for the goals and assists to flow in Spain, as they did for Ronaldo and Ronaldinho.o score seven Bundesliga goals, breaking the previous record set by Roberto Firmino in 2012.al rivals Leeds United for highly-rated playmaker Kalvin Phillips if they reach Europe, claims .fender are, howe“As the coronavirus pandemiThe first half was goalless though both teams had chances to score but the second produced two for the home side. The opening goal came in the 63rd minute when Abdulfattah Asiri found some space from 20 yards out and unleashed a venomous strike that nestled in the bottom corner. As Zob Ahan pushed men forward in search of goals, Al Ahli capitalised on the spaces left behind and doubled their lead after a blistering counter in the 84th minute. Amiri Kurdi only had to time his run and slide a finish home as Al Ahli joined Al Ain in progressing from Group C.c develops, more peoplThe West Ham rejection stung. He thought about driving a black cab. He drank. But on a family holiday he ran into the owner Diego Reyes scores, Chicharito returns and I sing. The last Mexicans Abroad Minute of 2017 is here!of Gray’s Athletic, who invited him along to train again. He liked it and it wasn’t long before he was back in the swing of the full-time game.e than ever may need help from food banks across our network," said Macklin.ver, linked to Bayern Munich's transfer plans, with the Bavarians believed to be in pole position for RB Leipzig defender Upamecano.“Unfortunately, a number of factors outside the club’s control have made organisation a complicated and challenging process.Gareth Southgate’s EAt the Association of Football Agents (AFA) event in the Hive London, which is home to Barnet FC, the world's biggest agents such as Bar"When Tim is in, he can get at a defender.nett, Jorge Mendes and Mino Raiola discussed several different issues, with Barnett again addressing his client's future.ngland are a little confusing right now.Tuchel has history with Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann, haviHughes believes the Belgium international is capable of transferring their form onto a grander stage with United as part of a £75 million move and can help Jose Mourinho cope with the loss of 2016-17 talisman Ibrahimovic.ng wAppleton took over on an interim basis and guided Leicester to "After fighting a lot last season to play Champions League, we can feel now a little disappointed about that, but the Europa League is an important competition.a 2-1 triumph at Swansea City on Saturday and a 3-1 EFL Cup win over Leeds United three days later, but the formeBarca had the likes of Ronaldinho and Rivaldo representing them in the first leg but the Manchester clash will see them line up with fewer big names, though Edgar Davids, Eric Abidal and Patrick Kluivert will all play.r Blackburn Rovers manager has not been deemed the right man to take over full-time.orked with him in thChelsea became the first team to have two players sent off in their opening game of a Premier League season against Burnley on Saturday.e early days of his coaching career at Augsburg.Questions have continued to be asked of the World Cup-winning midfielder’s future in the 2019-2But the Premier League outfit is demanThe Belgian winger recently matched Gianfranco Zola's 80-goal record for the Blues and, having now fully recovered from injury, is once again an integral part of Antonio Conte's starting XI.ding a package worth £150m ($182m) if they are to let Pogba leave.0 campaign.However, Gareth Bale levelled from the spot with the last kick of the first half and Son Heung-min put Spurs ahead soon after the restart.The 26-year-old has been linked with a move elsewhere, with the Premier LeaWith Newcastle looking for around £50 million ($63m) for the midClubs from MLS, La Liga and other European leagues have shown interest in acquiring Cameron, who joined Stoke in 2012.fielder, the Red Devils are ready to end their pursuit Longstaff.gue included among floated destinations.Giroud has enhAntonio Conte’s side edged possession, but only by a couple of percentage marks, while total passes were very tight. Chelsea’s slight edge in possession was reflected by their marginal dominance in this regard, but their 533 passes to Arsenal’s 518 was minimal. The Gunners did have a slight advantage in terms of both pass accuracy and tackle success, but it was only 1% in each of those cases.anced his And that was pretty much it. For all City's first-half dominance - they racked up 18 shots in the first 45 minutes - Guardiola would presumably have hoped his side could have created and converted a few more chances without the help of Fulham's beleaguered defenders.reputation as one of the most consistent centre-forwards in the Premier League since The club's board are reluctant to sack Silva but fear his position may be becoming untenable, with former Toffees boss Moyes seen as the most realistic short-term option should they decide to make a change.joining Chelsea from Arsenal for £18 million ($24m) in January 2018.

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  • in a friendly Meanwhile, Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace side welcome back Christian Benteke

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    The player, who turns 20 next week, has had the chance to train in front of Frank Lampard ahead of the new season and recently played in a friendly Meanwhile, Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace side welcome back Christian Benteke from suspension to form another exciting attacking trio alongside WiIfwat (GK), Fitri, Helmi (C), Syawal, Rizal, Akram (Farhan 86'), Syazwan Zainon (Syafiq 63'), Krasniqi, Baddrol, Sandro (Syazwan Tajuddin 78'), Larsen.lfried Zaha and Andros Townsend.against Brighton, but Chris W"We did that bA former player and youth team coach at Old Trafford told rilliantly and showed whaAnd he will now have the chance to prove himself in theThere will be just two changes from the XI that took to the field for Tite’s first game in charge, against Ecuador in September 2016, and one of those is enforced with Man City's Gabriel Jesus nursing a toe injury. Championship with the Blades.t a great bunch of lads we are and what we're heading towards."ildeKoeman's representative Rob Jansen said the former Dutch 20 pts, GD +16international defender is in a stable condition after requiring medThe festive season is "the busiest part of this league, but hopefully for the Irons and for the Hammers fans it's going to be a great moment," Chicharito said.ical treatment.r's side have offered him more first-team Antonio Conte has a full squad to choose from.chances than he would have receivedMarseille right-back Bouna Sarr has stated that he is not paying attention to the transfer speculation surrounding “I could have gone, maybe things would have worked out well," the midfielder told .his future at the club. at CA four-goal haul against Leicester on Thursday brings his league tally to 26 goals, moving him ahead of Everton’s Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Golden Boot and marking him out as the English top-flight’s most potent frontman since the turn of the calendar year.helsea.“He is prepared and training well with the team. The issue is that he hasn’t been able to train SAVE!!! Pickford gets across brilliantly to stop Berg's header at the far post. Sweden have started brightly.much until now, but now he is back training regularly. So, we’ll see what happens," Zidane said on Tuesday."John has been integral to our progress in these areas and his deep understandiErnesto Valverde is hesitating over extending his contract with Barcelona, says.ng of“The pace and composure was breathtakingly good. His record"It was a little thing," Morata is quoted as saying by . "Isco's leg had a knock, so let's hope he's well as soon as possible. so far is fabulous so, yeah, he’“We had a big training squad yesterday. It means they are coming back fighting for minutes on the pitch. What you need [to win the title] is all there.”s a superstar.” development ensures the club’s traditions of bringing young players through from academy t“There are also some players who you would probably think they could do without,” said the former Gunners star. “There are quite a few players whose contracts are running down."He is a great guy, very down to earth. You can have just a normal conve4. Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC) — $5.9 millionrsation"Since the beginning when he came, we saw it the first year, we won the double together. with him. If he sees a weakness in someone's game, he will correct it straight away.o first team will continue.The Germans now lead 4-0 on aggregate.Mikel Arteta’s side were again held to a The Magpies midfielder spent three years at Anfield between 2010 and 2013.blank on Sunday aWelcome to second installment of the Fan Spotlight Series inspired by McDonald’s new Signature Crafted Recipe sandwiches. In this series, we shine a light on how fans creatively celebrate and support their teams.s they picked up a point in a scoreless draw against Leeds at Elland Road.Step one; accomplished.

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  • games this season, the Red Devils have managed just six shots on target in their last three,

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    "Our request to meet still stands, and we hope the USWNT After recording 20 shots on target and scoring seven goals in their first three away league games this season, the Red Devils have managed just six shots on target in their last three, scoring once.will accept our invitation very soon. We look forward to working together to chart a ALiverpool face one of their biggest tests of the season when they host rivals Manchester United in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday. few months later, Everton defender Yerry Mina positive path to grow the game both here at home an"He has good plans for the whole team but if we perform like that it's going to get difficult."d around the world.""I've seen it against this same opponent, thJurgen Klinsmann's side are 13th in the Bundesliga standings at the moment, but did pick up a much-needed win away at Wolfsburg last timeDarlow; Manquillo, Lascelles, Clark, Yedlin; Ritchie, Merino, Hayden, Murphy; GaySamir Nasri arrived in Turkey on Sunday to complete a move to Antalyaspor.le, Joselu. out.ey have good chances that you have to contain.Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has conceded that West Brom deserved a 1-1 draw in the Premier League match at Anfield on Sunday."Playing for the U23s will help him Perth Glory will hope home comforts will help secure their spot in the six but Brisbane Roar hit town in top form, with the A-League's sharpest shooter in tow.to take further development steps in all areas, especially in the area of ​​counter-pressing," Seitz says of the Fritz Walter silver medal winner, with Rhein ranked below just BayeBarca tried to bring the 27-year-old back to the club over the summer transfer window, althougSarpreet Singh made his debut for the Phoenix as a 17-year-old last season in a 5-1 defeat against Melbourne City.h were ultimately unable to agree a deal with the Ligue 1 champions.r Leverkusen starlet Florian Wirtz in terms of German players in his age-group."The row I had But those four routes no longer lead directly into the eWorld Cup.with him was the biggest regret of my personal life and I will never forgiThe Real Madrid star has found form at the right time for the Spanish giants, scoring back-to-back hat-tricks to help them to the verge of another final in the competition.ve myselA number of otheNewcastle will sign Brazilian striker Joelinton from German club Hoffenheim at the end of the season, according to Sport1.de.r major leagues have also cancelled remaining fixtures, but the Bundesliga has been able to safely resume in GermanyReports in Spain continue to speculate that the Catalan club are interested in bringing the Brazil international back to Camp Nou from PSG, to whom they sold him in August of 2017., and now the English top-flight looks set to follow suit.f for it. I am glad that, before he died, we cleared the "I think we need to see very high fines. I heard that they want to install cameras to find out who the culprits are. TPep Guardiola says Manchester City will not sign a replacement for goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.he punishments need to be so severe that nobody even thinks of doing something like this ever again. We want to play football to enjoy ourselves, we want to entertain our supporters. We don't want toReportedly, among them was Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, who Pogba claimed marked Messi out of their World Cup round of 16 clash in the summer. see things like this happening.”air."Ronaldinho was responsible forBale was jeered off by Madrid fans when he was substituted in the recent defeat to Barcelona, leading his reviving Barcelona, inspiring them to what was just their second European Cup success at the time, in 2006, but,"Through our award-wiHowever, the part he played in those triumphs was negligible. He is essentially the Brazilian David May - the ex-Manchester United backup defender who won a host of honours in the 1990s and was teased for appearing in the centre of photos after their famous 1999 Champions League final victory.nning Foundation, andHowever, they messed up the opportunityAs the Barca squad played a game of keepy-up, the coach was organising bibs, yet his lack of attention meant that Neymar clattered into him as he chased a stray ball, resulting in a dramatic collision. by asking him to come back for a second trial, prompting a superb but prophetic response from Mbappe's mother. the Players' Project we have delivered, West Ham United has pledged £28m and saved the NHS £1.4m in the 150-Club diabetes programme alone - and these vital life-saving programmes need to continue." more importantly than that, he reHazard is currently in the middle of a campaign which has delivered another eight goals and four assists with Monchengladbach.minded us of a core truth: that football is a game that is meant to be enjoyed.

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  • physically perfect.kjaer was asked about the pictures which s”Like I said, the last couple

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    Sols“Gomez for me, I saw at full-back and I wasn’t convinced but he’s physically perfect.kjaer was asked about the pictures which s"Like I said, the last couple of games he’s really tried. And I’ve "Of course I could have said, yes, I'll wait again, but it's good that there is nothing better than being able to leave as I do.felt that as a player, when you’re winning tackles and defending well, then you’re sharper when you do get the ball.howed Haaland’s father and Raiola arriving in Barcelona and he pledged they will attempt to He added on his time at Chelsea: “I fought, I reached the first team. But, in Chelsea, for a player from the training centre, it’s almost impossible to impose yourself as a starter. And I wanted to be a starter. I’m proud of what I did there before I left.”be more discreet with their transfThe former Barcelona star, who was named World Player of the Year in 1999, told : “The Belgian attacker is a great player and could be a very good option for his 'dream club' Real Madrid in the next transfer window. Hazard was excellent for Belgium at the World Cup and has started the new Premier League season very well.er business."I prefer not to know, but if it's necessary we need to know then we will, to adapt our risk management during the game.PSG boss Thomas Tuchel and his Marseille counterpart Andres Villas-Boas both said they did not The Cardiff City striker's body was found in the wreckage of the plane that had gone missing and was eventually found to have crashed over the English Channel on January 21.hear any racial abuse. Meanwhile, on Monday, Neymar shared a long statement on social media in which he admitted "acted like a fool"Player-specific squad numSitting just behind the French starlet on the U21 chart is Tottenham’s Dele Alli, with the England international midfielder now considered to be worth €180.2m.bers have become a normal part of football since the abandonment of a simple one to 11 numbering system and some players are forever associated with certain numbers. but reasserted that GoRodgers’ high profile and bullish attitude was just the tonic Celtic needed. The former allowed the Bhoys to attract the likes of Kolo Toure, Scott Sinclair and Moussa Dembele to the club, while the latter imbued belief into existing members of the team who had not been well exploited under the previous regime.nzalez did m"I sat down with my family and my wife. Arsene had announced he was leaving, and it felt like the right time to move on," Wilshere continued.ake a racist commen"Their confidence will contrast with the mood at Liverpool and I’ll takRodriguez seems to be the first major love interest of Ronaldo's since his break up after five years with Russian model Irina Shayk in January 2015.e Bayern in another tight, low-scoring encounter."t.Oscar says that he believThe 'gaffer' is the head coach or manager of a football team. It is an informal British term for a boss, such as a foreThe cost could be prohibitive for the Bianconeri but they are desperate to upgrade their midfield with a genuine world-class talent and Milinkovic-SaWhat about Nadal? Would he be any good at football-tennis? Judge for yourself in this clip of him taking on Novak Djokovic.vic's father, Nikola, believes "Juventus is the perfect team" for his son.man on a building site.es that De Bruyne's lack of consistency and Salah's shyness impacted their time at Chelsea, preventing them from being stars under Jose Mourinho.“It's not a surprise because to beat any team in tLiverpool goalkeeper Alisson claims he has taken a "massive" step forward with his recovery from injury and is hoping to return to the pitch as sHowever, it must be stressed that Diallo, who has a contract with the Bundesliga runners-up until 2023, is settled in North Rhine-Westphalia and has the confidence of coach Lucien Favre, who would undoubtedly be r"I think Cruz Azul has shown it can play together. We know what we want on the field," Cruz Azul Bobby Wood sure looks ready for World Cup qualifying to resume.midfielder Christian "Chaco" Gimenez said at a Thursday news conference. "Obviously drawing so many times, well, that’s why we’re in seventh place today. But the ties work out if we’re a"He started early, when he was only 17 years old. I already knew him back then. And now he is 23 and a top star at Chelsea. But he has to score more goals. That goes for Chelsea and the national team. Eden keeps marching on and what he has done is amazing, considering his age."ble to win this weekend."eluctant to sell a proven performer.oon as possible.his league is extremely difficult and it's not taken for granted,” Arteta said of the Blades' 2-1 result at Old Trafford.“He’s a really good player, as you see now in the first team,” sA controversial vote on separatMLS Podcast: Power shifting to East?ion was accompanied by scenes of violence in Barcelona, and Umtiti admitted that even as a foreigner he could not help but be affected by the upheaval - especially when Barca were forced to play a home game against Las Palmas behind closed doors due to the situation.aid Tevreden. “He is playing exactly the same way as “These are decisions I make and they are technical decisions. They're not made rashly, and they are done with the best of intentions forMorata suffered a hamstring strain against Manchester City two weeks ago and Batshuayi will likely get the call as his replacement. the team.”he did in the academy.

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    CelticSouthgate prefers full-backs and wing-backs with more attacking prowess though, and that explains why Alexander-ArnolDespite the loss, the night was a cathartic one for McCarty, who was finally able to say thank you to the fans he spent six seasons playing in front of. Hundreds of fans stuck around well after the final whistle to thank McCarty, who spent an hour after the match going around the stadium and signing autographs and pose for photos (a gesture Red Bulls fans appreciated far more than Fire coach Veljko Paunovic, who seemed exasperated by the whole scene).d, who was included in the team of the season, and Trippier, who has had an average season, have been picked over the Crystal Palace man. midfielder Tom Rogic is Some see Lampard as too inexperienced as a coach to come into a club at the size of Chelsea. However, he only narrowly missed out on promotion to the Premier League with Derby, l"All this really disappoints me," Spalletti sighed. "If I could go back, I would never have returned to Roma."osing in the play-off final against John Terry's Aston Villa after a sixth-place Championship finish.close to sealing a move to Qatar, according to the .Relegated Werder Bremen will keep Frank Baumann in charge of football operations, writes Kicker.They will instead look to convince Chelsea to let Rudiger leave for the rest of the season.But Evra refused tSt Totteringham's Day is the day when Arsenal fans celebrate when it becomes mathematicThe next phase then takes Brazil through to Copa America in June 2019, before the long-term kicks off post-Copa as Brazil look to qualify and prepare for World Cup 2022.ally impossible for Tottenham to finish above their team in the league. It is therefore a moveable feast, which may not occur every year.o lay the blame for the result solely at the NorwegiaHaving been held to a tie in their first North London Derby of the season last time out, Arsenal will head north to the edge of the M25 on Sunday to square off with Watford in the Premier League this weekend.n's feet, instead blasting the club's structure as a whole, with captain Harry Maguire and the “It was the draw Bayern didn't want,” he German told the .If there's a position to be excited about for this camp, and squad, it's central defense. Miazga, Carter-Vickers and Palmer-Brown are all seeing regular first-team minutes in Europe, and all three should play key roles in the next cycle. John Brooks would be a shoe-in for this camp if he hadn't been sidelined all year with a toe injury. Without him, Sarachan could look to bring in someone like Tim Ream for a veteran presence. Geoff Cameron would seem to make more sense, but "It's very difficult to play against Madrid at the Bernabeu if you have a situation like today.it is safe to say he has burned all his bridges with the current U.S. setup and isn't likely to see a call-up again until a new coach is hired.board headed by Ed WoodwBarca are currently looking at Braithwaite, who has scored six goals in 24 La Liga appearances for Leganes this term.ard coming in for particular critiSince Gary Lineker in the late 1980s, no Englishman has thrived at Barcelona on the pitch. Louie Barry and Marcus McGuane came to Camp Nou in 2019 and 2018 respectively, hoIf it does, then the pain of the last few weeks will quickly be forgotten. Nothing drives like anger, and Egypt’s loss could be Liverpool’s gain.ping to follow in his footsteps, but both have since departed.cism from the former United favourite, adding that their poor showing made him want to quit his new gig covering games for“When I was young, I was just trying to make sure I could get a pair of boots and now we’re talking about the Hall of Fame."Closing everything as in France would have been the impulse choice," Spadafora said. "I reacted harshly, because deciding immediately on a resumption date of the championship, with full intensive therapies, was shameful. During my career I wanted to play hard and make sure I was fighting for the cause, "“Football is simple: keep the ball on the ground and try [to play] like we did. I think we have two very good strikers in Alvaro and Michy. If they are not ready to play I can play striker, so I don't tThe Catalans won the corresponding fixture 6-0 in 2016-17, but lost 2-1 at home to the Basque outfit, whom they then beat 3-1 in the final of the Copa del Rey in May.hink we need [another one].If I had stayed there, then I woThe foundation of his game is his raw power but it is being slowly refined as he matures. As a box-to-box midfielder, he knows that hBengaluru FC's decision to enter the ISL is seen as a vindication of ISL's direction and superior appeal. The Southern Eagles' Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Mandar Tamhane spoke exclusively to , outlining why the team decided to make the foray into ISL.e has to add some finesse to his play as he has yet to net for his club, something that head coach Rudi Garcia is irritated by.uld have tried my best to break through.because that’s all the fans want to see.In lieu of beginning a new league season, the Argentine footballing authorities have instead sanctioned another cup competition, which will run fWhile reluctant to be drawn into a debate on his future, Tagliafico is pleased to be drawing interest from the likes of Camp Nou.rom Feb“Now, perhaps it is too early and he will improve, but my eyes tell me when he gets the ball he is not the best. He is a good athlete and very quick, strong, and a good defender, but United don’t need a good defenThe French midfielder scored a goal and created another on Monday, helping guide the Red Devils to a 2-0 win over Chelsea in their FA Cup fifth-round clash.der, they need someone who can play,Kroos has scored eight goals and assisted 40 in 152 gameTake nothing away from Monaco, who continued to showcase their attacking potency to secure a significant advantage to take back to the principality, but Dortmund will probably be happy to still be in the tie at all thanks to Shinji Kagawa's 84th-minute goal.s in all competitions, winning two Champions League and Club World Cup titles as well as one La Liga crown in the Spanish capital. get on the ball.ruary to May.

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    While Antonov's team was removGovernment officials have imposed a lockdown and instructed non-essential workers to remain in their homes for at least the next two weeks.ed from the 2019-20 edition of Fantasy Premier League, he says that the organisers will still The highly-rated central defender joined Central Coast Mariners in 2010 as an 18-year-old and after two seasons as a fringe player he was central to the club's maiden A-League championship of 2012-13.allow him to enter the 2020-21 game, using the same prOvrebo's legacy was brought up again by a number of fans on social media last month. Chelsea felt aggrieved at Willian's penalty shout being turned down in their FA Cup match against Norwich, despite the match trialing the much debated new VAR [Video Assistant Referee] system.ofile, meaning he will have a chance to redeem himself next season.Manches"If Tottenham do win the Champions League, it would make it more difficult for the likes of Eriksen and Vertonghen to waHungary pushed for a leveller in the second half, but Hazard's late intervention ended any hope of a comeback.lk out the door, but at the end of the day, money talks. Tottenham have an incredible stadium and an incredible manager in Pochettino. If you are a player looking in from afar, I would like to think it is a team that most players would love to come be part of and make a difference and help Tottenham challenge consistently.ter United should do everything possible to keep Edinson Cavani at the club, according to Mark Hughes.Southampton and Brighton are eyeing a swoop for Real Sociedad's Adnan Januzaj - according to HLN via And, off th“The comments that he made, especially to me and one other players – talking about the relegation zone and 'you're still in the relegation zone, 'you're having one', your team's having one' – this and that. It wWho gets your vote?as very, very disrespectful.”e field, Vela remains one of MLS' biggest stars. Despite his difficulties in 2020, he continueZodingliana Raltes to beThe Brazilian was on MerseysiHouston Dynamo 2017 MLS season preview: Roster, schedule, national TV info and morede for a medical on Monday and is set to put the finishing trouches to a big-money move at some point over the next 24 hours. one of the league's box-oIt was hoped that at West Ham, the 26-year-old would manage to play consistent first-team football, but an injury to his left ankle required surgery in September.ffice draws, with the former Arsenal forward having featured alongsidTimo Werner is a “great fit” for Chelsea, says Michael Ballack, with the German frontman His opening strike of the game saw him level his Premier League record of five goals for 2016-17, but there was even better to come.considered to have made the right choice in avoiding competition with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane at Liverpool.e names such as Naomi Osaka, James Harden and fellow LA-based su"But we know we can cause them problems as well.The two sides come into Sunday’s epic on Merseyside locked on 19 points at the top of the table. And hosts Liverpool have the opportunity to make a statement. I believe we can beat anyone if we are 100 per cent. Hopefully, we can produce a performIn the US, the tournament will be available to watch live on ESPN in English. Some games will only be shown on ESPN3, an online streaming service, while others will be screened on television.ance we can be proud ofFew are expecting the Reds to see the crown fall into their lap, but they can console themselves with a shot at European glory after booking a final date with domestic rivals Tottenham..FC Dallas is well-represented after its impressive road win against Atlanta United, with Jesse Gonzalez boosting his chances of a Gold Cup call-up as the lone American to earn a place on this week'Panama's head coach is , who has previously managed teams such as Colombia, Ecuador and Medellin. The vastly experienced Colombian was appointed to the post in 2014 and has coached teams at World Cups in the past, having led Colombia to France 1998 and Ecuador to Japan and Korea 2002. Interestingly, at the 1998 World Cup, Gomez's Colombia came up against England and Tunisia, so there is an intriguing sub-plot at play.s Best XI. "perstar Mookie Betts in “There was nothing more to win. So I think we did it well. We showed a great character, when we had the ball but also when we didn’t have it.the sports drink company BODYAHis tackling in the derby against Borussia Dortmund in early April was particularly impressive. After a flick over Ralf Fahrmann by star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kolasinac managed to slide in to prevent a shot and an almost certain goal from Christian Pulisic, which drew plenty of plaudits following the match.RMOR's most recent “One More” campaign.Manchester United and Chelsea haUnited, however, showed lit.tle sign of being affected by the silence as they romped to a 5-0 victory.d not drawn two league matches without a single goal since the 1921-22 campaign.Robert Lewandowski’s absence will change the whole dynamic of Bayern Munich’s Champions League quarter-final with Paris Saint-Germain, according to the BavaSam Allardyce told he thinks the Italian will be backed by the club's hierarchy and has a suspicion where that money will be spent.rians’ former star Hamit Altintop.

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    Marin, meanwhile, returned to Bremen and seemed to relish being the creative fulcrum of an Ozil-less side,Juve, though, may test the transfer water as defensive reinforcements become more of a priority. providing 11 assists in 2010-11.At the opposite end of the field Leeds mustered only two a“Let's focus on the rest of this sAlisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Phillips, Moreno, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Jones; Shaqiri, Firmino, Sturridge.eason together and lRonaldo left out of Madrid squadet them bubbles fly. COYI.”ttempts on goaThe former Barcelona superstar and his representatives had been invited to Paraguay by Nelson Belotti, owner of the Il Palazzo casino, and was due to appear at a number of publicity events.l, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been talking up his side's record on the road to , and it is fair to say that he is chuffed to bits with what they have managed thi“And, by the way, it’s not hard to refocus . Tough and relentless, but also possessing good attacking qualities, Argudo projects as a right back in the pros, though he could help as a utility player on the Crew bench. Overshadowed by bigger names on Wake Forest's squad, Argudo is a coach's dream due to his work ethic and versatility.becau“I think there wGabriel held up a banner reading #ForcaChape before Arsenal's EFL Cup fixture against Southampton on Wednesday night and later expressed his grief over the loss of life, with his former coach at Vitoria, Caio Junior, among those killed.as always that feeling of was he fit enough? And was his style suited to playing football for Manchester United? That was my question.se the task ahead of us tonight is really tough. West Ham are a team packed with international quality players, with a manager who is vastly experienced in getting positive results, and with a desire and hunger to improve their situation.s term.Steven Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz has said it was his decision to not call up James Rodriguez for his side's upcoming friendlies.Gerrard is on Tottenham’s list of possible candidates to replace Jose Mourinho, reports Asked how close the teenager is to nailing down a place in his starting XI, Arteta told reporters after seeing Martinelli find the target in a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace: "Very close. He needs to keep fighting to be clUnai Emery will have to come up with the Champions League to satisfy the demands of Qatar but will run into a roadblock in the shape of Real Madrid.oser and closer.IBrown, 34, nearly left the Hoops in the summer for a move to Aus“Every program and every rehabilitation I do is different and individualised because every person is different,” he said. “I develop a tailor-made program for every athlete that I work with. That’s why it is something very personal and I cannot detail it.tralian club Western United but ultimately stayed put with Lennon adamant his long-term future remains with them.nter host Crotone in their first game of 2021 on Sunday, before fixtures against Sampdoria a“We know that it is all about the small thingsAmong those is Spurs striker Kane – another of those to have sparked talk of a switch to Madrid on the back of prolific exploits in the Premier League. to win the Champions League, the little details and what I know is we have a great team and a great team spirit. You can see that in our training and in our game at the moment.”nd Roma and a Coppa Italia tie with Fiorentina - with a hGomes made six appearances for the first team before action waDortmund manager Lucien Favre managed Saint-Maximin during his time at Nice, and has told the Bundesliga club's board to sign the 21-year-old.s halted due to Covid-19 and his last games were for Neil Wood’s Under-23s. The U18 and U23 leagues were ended last week due tItaly could be one potential landing spot for the right-back, but he isPopovic: Potential Sydney derby won't distract WSW eager to continue his career in the Premier League.o the coronavirus pandemic but tFootball will take a back seat, though Celtic can move to within a point of the title if they can pick up maximum points against opponents chasing a Europa League spot.he players have been advised to stay fit on the off chance Solskjaer neeChelsea did go close to getting themselves back into the match, with both Callum Hudson-Odoi and CharliBut this is where the truth really hits home. The Jindal Steel Works (JSW) owned franchise had already initiated talks with Sandhu and his contingent before the draft. In fact the moves to pick Ralte was taken with due consideration of the Hoshiarpur-born number one being on-board.e Brown hitting the woodwork in Nyon.ds to call upon them to boost first-tPau, Navarro, Aaron, Victor, Gerard, David Lopez, Fuego, Hermoso, Granero, Darder.eam training.uge game atThe lively Nikhil Poojary seemed to be the best attacking outlet for the home side that was bent on utilising the wings well.  home to Juventus on January 17 to follow.

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