Juventus ‘reject Barcelona’s pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt’… with Spanish giants keen on centre back

Juventus ‘reject Barcelona’s renewed pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt’… with Spanish giants back in for Dutch centre back having missed out on him in 2019 to their European rivals LaLiga contenders Barcelona are reportedly interested again in Matthijs de Ligt Barca missed out when Juventus took the Holland centre back to Serie A in 2019 … Read more

Who will blink first in Boris Johnson’s bid to get Champions League final moved to Wembley?

Who will blink first in Boris Johnson’s bid to get Champions League final moved to Wembley? Fans call for switch from Istanbul but UEFA demand concessions in talks with UK Government The Champions League final is currently set to take place in Istanbul, Turkey  But the May 29 tie was thrown into doubt as Turkey … Read more

Pep Guardiola backs Sergio Aguero after Panenka penalty miss in Manchester City’s loss to Chelsea

Pep Guardiola backs Sergio Aguero after shocking Panenka penalty miss… and insists Manchester City ‘will learn from Chelsea defeat for Champions League final’ Pep Guardiola has backed striker Sergio Aguero after his terrible penalty miss  Aguero failed with a Panenka against Chelsea and Manchester City lost 2-1 Guardiola said his team will learn from the … Read more

Spezia 1-4 Napoli: Gennaro Gattuso’s side jump to second in battle for Champions League places

Spezia 1-4 Napoli: Victor Osimhen scores twice as Gennaro Gattuso’s side jump from fifth to second place in the Serie A table to put pressure on the sides around them in fight for the Champions League places Piotr Zielinski opened the scoring before Victor Osimhen netted himself a brace Roberto Piccoli got one back before … Read more

EFL open to moving play-off finals to allow Champions League showpiece to take place at Wembley

EFL open to rearranging all three play-off finals to allow all-English Champions League showpiece to take place at Wembley – with fixture thrown into chaos after host Turkey was added to Government’s ‘red list’  Champions League final is set to take place in Turkey but the venue may change  Transport secretary Grant Shapps said Turkey is … Read more

Zinedine Zidane ‘could be set to return to Juventus as manager’ as Real Madrid tenure fizzles out

Zinedine Zidane ‘could be set to return to Juventus as manager’ with club legend lined up to replace Andrea Pirlo as Frenchman’s second spell at Real Madrid fizzles out after Champions League exit to Chelsea Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid exited the Champions League in tame fashion Defeat to Chelsea could spell the end of Zidane’s … Read more

Should Man United break the bank to sign Harry Kane or stick with Edinson Cavani?

Of the eight goals Manchester United scored in their Europa League semi-final against Roma, Edinson Cavani scored four of them and set up a further three. The Uruguayan striker is enjoying a rich vein of form and it looks like the 34-year-old is tempted to extend his stay at Old Trafford. But will a strike … Read more

Brendan Rodgers calls for calm and says Leicester are ‘in a great position still’ in top four race

Brendan Rodgers calls for calm and insists Leicester are ‘in a great position still’ in the race for Champions League fight, despite a dismal Newcastle defeat and a daunting Premier League run-in to come Leicester were humbled 4-2 at home to Steve Bruce’s Newcastle on Friday  The Magpies went 4-0 up by 73 minutes in … Read more

Man City v Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel insists Etihad clash will have no bearing on Istanbul showpiece

Thomas Tuchel insists Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Man City at the Etihad is NOT a dress rehearsal for the Champions League final and will have no bearing on Istanbul showpiece Thomas Tuchel says Saturday’s game will have no bearing on the European final Chelsea face Manchester City in what is a Champions League dress … Read more

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns clubs chasing a top-four finish he WILL have to play weakened teams

Feisty Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns clubs chasing a top-four finish he WILL have to play weakened teams against their rivals because of an ‘impossible’ fixture pile-up Manchester United face a daunting run of four Premier League matches now The Red Devils begin their brutal eight-day run with Sunday’s trip to Aston Villa They then host … Read more

English football’s ‘Big Six’ are set to follow Chelsea’s example and allow fans in board meetings

EXCLUSIVE: English football’s ‘Big Six’ are set to follow Chelsea’s example and allow supporters to attend board meetings after furore over European Super League debacle Chelsea announced earlier in May they would let fans sit in on board meetings  Thomas Tuchel’s Blues side are set to bring in three elected ‘supporter advisers’  The positive PR … Read more

Sergio Ramos admits Real Madrid players feel ‘f****d’ after Chelsea defeat but issues rallying cry

Sergio Ramos admits Real Madrid players feel ‘f****d’ after Chelsea defeat but issues rallying cry for team-mates to ‘rise from defeat’ in chase for LaLiga title The Spanish giants were knocked out of the Champions League after a 2-0 loss  But Los Blancos still have the domestic league title to target for this campaign Zinedine … Read more