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Dick Advocaat is to leave Sunderland after their clash with West Ham on Saturday.

Manchester United tried to sign 26-year-old Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller “at all costs”, according to so-called ‘super agent’ Giovanni Branchini.

David Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson will be reunited at Old Trafford next month for a UNICEF charity match.

Beckham, 40, will captain a Great Britain team which will be managed by Ferguson, 12 years after the former England skipper left Manchester United for Real Madrid in a £25 million deal after making 394 appearances for the Red Devils.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reacted furiously and threatened to walk out of a news conference after repeated questions about his decision to drop Petr Cech for David Ospina in the Champions League defeat to Olympiakos.

A successful night of Europa League action has allowed Italy’s Serie A to eat into the deficit on the English Premier League in UEFA’s coefficient rankings.

Having already relinquished second spot to Germany’s Bundesliga at the start of the season, the Premier League is in danger of losing a Champions League berth to Serie A from the 2017-18 season.

Coca-Cola became the first FIFA sponsor on Friday to call on Sepp Blatter to immediately stand down as FIFA president.

The intervention from the soft drinks giant comes a week after Blatter was placed under criminal investigation by the Swiss authorities for alleged financial wrongdoing at FIFA, which he has led since 1998.

Sport’s highest court has rejected Brazil’s attempt to overturn Neymar’s ban from two World Cup qualifiers.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued a fast-track verdict on Friday ahead of Brazil’s away game against Chile on Oct. 8.

The ruling means Neymar will miss that game and the Oct. 13 home qualifier against Venezuela.


Real Madrid held a special ceremony to honour Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday after he became the club’s all-time leading scorer.

Ronaldo scored his 322nd and 323rd goals on Wednesday in Madrid’s 2-0 win over Malmo in a Champions League game in Sweden, matching the mark previously held by Raul Gonzalez.

The club, however, consider Ronaldo to have already broken the record, counting a deflected free kick in 2010 that was later officially credited to Pepe.

Manchester United were outbid by another club when they signed Anthony Martial, according to Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev.

Ajax boss Frank de Boer has revealed his desire to manage in the Premier League and says the Liverpool or Newcastle job would be “fantastic”.

Former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro has broken her silence to insist the Football Association never requested she make a statement and effectively ignored some evidence in its investigation into alleged remarks made to her by Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho has said his side’s difficult start to the season is “the worst period in my career with the worst results in my career.”

Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy, 30, could review his situation at the club in January after falling behind Hector Bellerin, 20, in the Gunners’ pecking order and also losing his place in the France squad.

As if to prove Arsenal fans’ worse fears right, a professor has claimed the Gunners are statistically more likely to lose matches refereed by Mike Dean.

Uefa boss Michel Platini has more explaining to do when it comes to his £1.3m payment from Fifa, according to the head of Germany’s football association, Reinhard Rauball.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will be sidelined again at the weekend when Manuel Pellegrini’s men take on Newcastle. The defender continues to struggle with a calf problem.

Louis van Gaal, 64, says he is different to Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wengerand former Red Devils boss Sir Alex Ferguson as he needed different challenges during his career.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has questioned Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho calling himself the ‘Speacial One’.

Everton and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 22, says he would love to play for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Bournemouth midfielder Marc Pugh, 28, has criticised Stoke fans for booing striker Callum Wilson when he went down during Saturday’s game at the Britannia Stadium. Wilson, 23, is out for six months with a knee injury.

Inter reportedly sent scouts to watch Leverkusen’s clash with Barcelona as they keep tabs on Germany international winger Karim Bellarabi.

Tottenham are monitoring Red Star Belgrade’s 17-year-old striker Luka Jovic. Arsenal, Juventus and Benfica are also interested.


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