Latest Football News 

  • ​Barcelona’s remarkable turnaround against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday, which was sealed by a stoppage-time Sergi Roberto goal, provoked a micro-earthquake in the Catalan city.
  • Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are among several European clubs tracking 16-year-old Vancouver Whitecaps winger Alphonso Davies.

  • Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has said that he has no plans to leave the club and called the constant questioning over whether he will go to Manchester United tiresome.
  • The first Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid to be played on U.S. soil is set for July 29 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami as part of the International Champions Cup.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said Barcelona coach Luis Enrique’s change in reputation from “idiot” to “hero” in such a short space of time sums up management today.

“It just sums it up that two weeks ago he was an idiot and everyone said you have to leave, so he said, ‘OK, I go.’ Today he is a hero. That sums up the job,” Wenger said.

  • Manchester City are keen on signing Juventus defender Dani Alves this summer.
  • City full-back Bacary Sagna is open to a summer move to West Ham.
  • Manchester United striker Zlatan  Ibrahimovic has been talking to Los Angeles Galaxy about a move that  would see the 35-year-old become  the highest-paid player in MLS  history, says former USA defender  and president of the American club.
  • United target Felipe  Anderson is now contented with  life in Rome and is looking forward to trying to help his Lazio team win the Coppa Italia.
  • The agent of Galatasray’s Bruma confirms there have been Premier League “offers” for the winger with Manchester United & Tottenham believed to be interested.

  • Chelsea are weighing up a £26 million bid for Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva.
  • Chelsea are set to announce a new contract for midfielder Nemanja Matic as soon as next week.
  • Nemanja Matic is the subject of attention of Juventus once again with the Serbian also  being monitored by Barcelona.
  • Liverpool centre-back Joe Gomez has emerged as a surprise transfer target for La Liga side Real Madrid.
  • Napoli’s Belgium winger Dries Mertens, 29, met Manchester United representatives for two hours in the lobby of a hotel in Italy earlier this week to discuss a potential move.
  • Manchester United are set to miss out on Paris St-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti, 24, who was one of manager Jose Mourinho’s top targets.
  • Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac is wanted by Arsenal and Chelsea.

  • Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, is ready to reject an offer from Real Madrid as he is settled in London and loyal to Blues manager Antonio Conte.
  • Blues defender John Terry, 36, will consider joining another Premier League club this summer, despite turning down Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion in January.
  • Steven Gerrard, 36, could join the England coaching set-up, combining it with his role at Liverpool, and has already had initial talks with senior FA figures.
  • Everton boss Ronald Koeman has revealed he has held talks with England midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, about committing his future to the Toffees.
  • Everton are set to make a summer swoop for Bury’s 16-year-old midfield starlet Callum Styles.
  • Chelsea and Manchester City target Leonardo Bonucci, 29, has made peace with Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri following a recent dispute that led to the Italy defender being left out of the club’s recent Champions League match against Porto.
  • Atletico Madrid reportedly will send scouts to monitor Giovanni Simeone – the son of their coach Diego – with a view to making a move.
  • Porto starlet Diogo Dalot is the centre of a tug of war between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
  • French football journalist Julien Laurens says a move to Paris St-Germain for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger “has to be on the table”.
  • Arsenal are eyeing a move for Anderlecht starlet Youri Tielemans amid interest from Europe’s elite.
  • Bayern Munich forward Douglas Costa, 26, has again admitted he is not happy at the German champions and is on the lookout for another team next season, with Juventus the Brazil international’s likely destination.
  • Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers says he has never heard of Pedro Caixinha, the Portuguese coach who was has been cleared to take charge at Rangers.
  • Manchester City are still making millions of pounds from image rights deals they said they had forfeited three years ago to help comply with Uefa Financial Fair Play rules.
  • Aitor Karanka says he was hurt by Middlesbrough fans calling for him to resign as manager but insists he will not step down, despite the club’s struggles.
  • Paris St-Germain’s players and their families were threatened by angry fans when they returned to the French capital after Wednesday’s 6-1 Champions League defeat in Barcelona.
  • Mauricio Pochettino is on a list of managers interesting Paris Saint-Germain and will be considered should they decide to replace Unai Emery at the end of the season.
  • Arsene Wenger is set to hand starts to Lucas Perez, Kieran Gibbs, David Ospina and Gabriel for Arsenal’s FA Cup tie with Lincoln.
  • Steve Bruce has emphasised that Chris Samba is not on trial at Aston Villa.
  • Joe Hart has admitted he is “surplus to requirements” at Man City.
  • Nicklas Bendtner was reportedly paid around £1.3m a year by Nottingham Forest before departing the club for Rosenborg.
  • Kyle Naughton has been ruled out of Swansea City’s relegation six-pointer against Hull City.
  • Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri will not be out of work for long, it appears. The Italian, sacked by City just over a fortnight ago, is reportedly attracting interest from numerous clubs around Europe.
  • Lazio are considering selling reported Manchester United target Keita Balde Diao.
  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested that Erik Lamela may not play again this season. Lamela has not featured for Spurs since October 25 as first a hip problem and then a family accident involving his brother kept him on the sidelines.
  • Jurgen Klopp has said that Roberto Firmino is a doubt for Sunday’s game with Burnley, while Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge have been ruled out through injury.
  • West Brom boss Tony Pulis is set to enter talks with the club over another contract extension but has stressed there is “no rush”.
  • UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Barcelona after supporters breached the pitch after Sergi Roberto’s dramatic 95th-minute winner against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.
  • Fifa president Gianni Infantino says Craig Bellamy’s football academy in Sierra Leone “sold hope” to children only to let them down. The academy, run by ex-Liverpool forward Bellamy’s foundation, was closed in September.
  • The regional president of Madeira has described critics of the renaming of the island’s airport in honour of Cristiano Ronaldo of “a lack of manners.”
  • Last year, it was announced that the airport would be renamed the Cristiano Ronaldo Aeropuerto after the Real Madrid star — born in the Madeiran capital Funchal — had captained Portugal to the 2016 European Championship.

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