Arsène Wenger has a new job in football. After being heavily linked with the Bayern Munich post last week, the Frenchman has now been named as Fifa’s new chief of global football development. Wenger has been out of work since the end of last season when he left his position
Jurgen Klopp dismissed any idea that Liverpool opening up an eight-point buffer at the top of the Premier League will crank up the pressure on his unbeaten Reds side. Liverpool produced a clinical performance to defeat Manchester City 3-1 in front of a delighted Anfield on Sunday, with Fabinho, Mohamed
Football Gossip – Daily Round-Up During the football season, there’s always plenty of news, rumours and gossip to try to keep up with around the footballing world. From transfers to injuries, to the weird and wonderful, we’ve got you covered with the very latest. Updated daily. Arsenal hold Enrique talks
Bayern Munich have rejected an offer from Arsène Wenger to be the club’s new manager. That’s according to German outlet Bild, who report on Thursday evening that Wenger had expressed an interest in succeeding Niko Kovac at the Allianz Arena but the Bundesliga champions will not be taking him up
Real Madrid winger Vinícius Júnior reveals he opted against signing for Barcelona before eventually deciding to join Los Blancos. Vinícius – a €45m signing from Brasileirão side Flamengo – became the most expensive teenager ever in 2017, with his transfer fee surpassing the €38m Manchester United paid for Anthony Martial.
Real Madrid are reportedly prepared to include Gareth Bale as part of an ‘audacious’ bid to sign Manchester City star Raheem Sterling. The England international has enjoyed a scintillating start to the new season and has established himself as one of the most exciting attacking players in world football, having
Arsenal will make counselling available to Granit Xhaka with the player said to be ‘devastated’ over Sunday’s incidents. It has already been reported that Granit Xhaka is refusing to apologise to Arsenal fans, something Unai Emery is apparently keen for him to do. The squad seem united behind him and,
UEFA have handed Bulgaria a two-game ban and small fine for the conduct of their fans during this month’s Euro 2020 qualifier against England. Racist abuse of England players and unsavoury salutes as well as the throwing of objects marred the contest, which Gareth Southgate’s men won 6-0 in Sofia.
Franck Ribéry has officially been banned for three matches after pushing an assistant referee following Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat to Lazio on Sunday. The 36-year-old had an altercation with match official Matteo Passeri as he remonstrated with officials after the final whistle. Serie A have declared that his “threatening attitude, grossly
Take your pick: Real Madrid, Barcelona or Manchester City? Napoli star Fabian Ruiz is in demand following his exploits in Serie A since leaving Real Betis in 2018. LaLiga giants Madrid are keen to bring Spanish midfielder Fabian to the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid are prepared to offer €20million and Isco for Napoli
Monday evening saw the unveiling of this year’s Ballon d’Or longlist. The 30 best players on the planet were announced by France Football over a few hours on Twitter with the winner to be crowned later this year. But as ever, there were some brilliant players left out – so
The biggest individual prize in football is up for grabs once again. France Football are revealing their shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or on Monday evening. Nominees for the Kopa Trophy for the best under-21 player and the Ballon d’Or Féminin for the best women’s player will also be announced. Here
Everton escaped the relegation zone with a strong showing and 2-0 win over West Ham on Saturday. Goals from Bernard and substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson settled things at Goodison Park in Saturday’s early kick-off. Here’s what we made of it. Ex-Arsenal boys change the dynamic Bernard got the goal but it
Just like that, another international break is over and it is back to club football until next month. But as we prepare for that, we’re asking what is the worst thing about these fixtures? Lewis Ambrose The lack of high profile matches, at least on paper. A month ago the
Brazil battled Nigeria in an international friendly on Sunday and drew 1-1 but that was the last thing people were talking about after the final whistle blew in Singapore. In the 12th minute, Neymar Jr. asked to be taken off after he experienced what appeared to be some discomfort in
Barcelona have reportedly added Roberto Firmino to their shortlist of potential replacements for Luis Suárez. Reports have been emerging all weekend as to who Barça want to sign this summer with a view to slowly phasing the Uruguayan forward. Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Kylian Mbappé have all been mentioned