Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta confirms Thomas Partey will be available

Thomas Partey set to hand Arsenal timely boost for crucial Benfica clash after boss Mikel Arteta reveals he will be available in Athens if he comes through a final fitness test Thomas Partey has been out with a hamstring injury suffered at Aston Villa  It was the third  injury for him since joining Arsenal from … Read more

Rio Ferdinand blasts ‘frustrating’ Timo Werner after Chelsea’s win over Atletico Madrid

Timo Werner is ‘frustrating’ to watch, says Rio Ferdinand, who urges the Chelsea forward to ‘slow the game down a bit’ after being ‘loose in possession’ and making poor decisions against Atletico Madrid Forward Timo Werner has struggled at times since arriving at Stamford Bridge  Rio Ferdinand criticised him for mistakes in Chelsea’s win over … Read more

Luis Suarez gets away with pinching Antonio Rudiger during Chelsea win

‘If your kids go from biting to pinching, you’re doing alright!’: Luis Suarez gets away with pinching Antonio Rudiger, as Joe Cole and Rio Ferdinand joke about the ‘cute’ striker’s history of chomping down on his opponents Luis Suarez gave Antonio Rudiger a pinch out of sight of the referee on Tuesday The two had … Read more

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea – Champions League: Live score, lineups and updates

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea LIVE: All the action from the Champions League last-16 first leg… plus updates from Lazio vs Bayern Munich By Spencer Morgan For Mailonline Published: 18:32 GMT, 23 February 2021 | Updated: 18:32 GMT, 23 February 2021 The Champion League round of 16 continues tonight with a mouthwatering clash between LaLiga leaders … Read more

Barcelona: Luis Suarez angry at being told he was too ‘old’ to play on as he wanted ‘more respect’

Luis Suarez reveals anger at Barcelona’s reasoning for forcing him out because he was ‘TOO OLD and could no longer play at a high level’… despite 34-year-old firing himself to top of LaLiga’s scoring charts with Atletico Madrid Luis Suarez has opened up on what he was told by Barcelona before being sold The Uruguayan … Read more

Real Valladolid 0-1 Real Madrid: Casemiro header sees Los Blancos squeeze past strugglers

Real Valladolid 0-1 Real Madrid: Casemiro header sees Los Blancos squeeze past strugglers… closing gap on leaders Atletico to three points Real Madrid travelled to Real Vallodolid in LaLiga clash on Saturday evening  Casemiro finally opened the scoring after 65 minutes, heading into the net  The visitors now have four-straight victories with three clean-sheets in … Read more

Ronald Koeman insists Spanish football is NOT in decline after Barcelona and Sevilla lose in Europe

Ronald Koeman insists Spanish football is NOT in decline after defeats for Barcelona and Sevilla in the Champions League this week – and Nou Camp manager backs his side to bounce back against Cadiz in LaLiga Barcelona and Sevilla were beaten by PSG and Borussia Dortmund this week Real Sociedad were also thrashed 4-0 by … Read more

Luis Suarez of Atletico Madrid has no plans on retiring as he tops LaLiga scoring charts

‘No one will get rid of me!’: Luis Suarez insists he has no plans on retiring soon and hints he has ‘years’ left as he tops LaLiga scoring charts with Atletico Madrid after being shunted out by Barcelona Luis Suarez has insisted he will decide when he wants to retire from football The 34-year-old is … Read more

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick backs Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea to ‘go far’ in the Champions League

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick backs Chelsea to ‘go far’ in the Champions League and believes new manager Thomas Tuchel is ‘ready for the challenge’… ahead of Blues facing LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid next week Chelsea finished top of their Champions League group under Frank Lampard But Thomas Tuchel is now in charge as they … Read more

Manchester City? Barcelona? Who is the favourite to win the Champions League and the golden boot?

The Champions League makes its highly anticipated return on Tuesday night as Barcelona take on Mauricio Pochettino’s Paris Saint-Germain, while struggling Liverpool travel to RB Leipzig.  There are a number of mouth-watering round of 16 matches to come in the following weeks, with Atletico Madrid and Chelsea to go head-to-head, while Sevilla play Borussia Dortmund.  … Read more

Man City have the BEST league record of any side left in the Champions League since group stage

REVEALED: Manchester City have the BEST league record of any side left in the Champions League since the group stage ended… but which European giants are struggling for form ahead of the knockout stages? Manchester City have won 35 Premier League points from 39 since December 9  They are closely followed in the list by … Read more

Manchester City midfielder Rodri reveals he IGNORED Ederson’s advice about where to place penalty

Manchester City midfielder Rodri reveals he IGNORED Ederson’s advice about where to place his penalty before squeezing spot kick past Hugo Lloris in Tottenham victory Man City won a penalty when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg fouled Ilkay Gundogan Bernardo Silva was seen relaying Ederson’s message to Rodri before the penalty   The Spaniard ignored the advice and just … Read more

Granada 1-2 Atletico Madrid: LaLiga frontrunners extend lead to eight points with hard-fought win

Granada (5-4-1): Silva; Foulquier (Quina 79), Duarte, Sanchez, Vallejo, Neva; Machis (Soro 79), Eteki (Herrera 58), Montoro (Gonalons 69), Kenedy (Puertas 69); Molina. Subs not used: Aaron (GK); Perez, Vico, Miguel, Gomez, Costa, Plomer.  Goals: Herrera 66. Atletico Madrid (3-1-4-2): Oblak; Savic, Felipe, Hermoso; Kondogbia (Vrsaljko 46); Llorente, Niguez, Koke, Carrasco; Suarez, Correa. Subs not … Read more