Weah, Ochoa save U.S. U-20s from costly stumble against Qatar

The U.S. Under-20s secured their place in the World Cup round of 16, but hardly looked convincing getting there. Thursday’s Under-20 World Cup group stage finale looked like the perfect opportunity for Tab Ramos to shuffle his bench and give some key players rest before the knockout rounds. That is if you were under the …

'There’s no place like it' – Mane plans long stay at 'sexy' Liverpool

The Senegal forward insists he is fully committed to the Anfield club despite rumoured interest from Real Madrid Sadio Mane says he has no plans to leave Liverpool because no club in the world is quite as “sexy” as the Merseysiders. The Senegal striker has enjoyed a fine season at Anfield, scoring 26 goals for …

Aguero still plans to return to Independiente from Man City before retirement

The Manchester City striker is back in the international fold for Argentina is plotting a return to his homeland. Sergio Aguero has confirmed he still plans to return to boyhood club Independiente before retiring as he prepares to make his Argentina comeback at the Copa America. Aguero has not been selected by his country since their …

'It's important he stays as long as he likes' – Liverpool keen to offer Klopp new deal

Reds chairman Tom Werner has revealed his pride at the progress made under the German’s stewardship and his desire to keep him at the club long-term Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has hinted the club are ready to offer Jurgen Klopp a new contract and is in no doubt that the German is fully committed to the …

Eriksen eyeing Champions League entry to Spurs CV amid summer transfer talk

The Tottenham playmaker has been linked with a move away from north London, but his focus at present is locked on securing European glory Christian Eriksen wants to have ‘Champions League winner’ as an entry on his CV, with the Tottenham playmaker ignoring transfer talk to focus on the pursuit of European glory. The Denmark …

Klopp is no bottler but Champions League win won’t ease Liverpool’s Premier League title pain – Ince

The former Reds midfielder accepts that the man in charge at Anfield needs a trophy, but considers any criticism of his record to be “ridiculous” Jurgen Klopp is no “bottler”, says Paul Ince, but even a Champions League triumph will not make up for Liverpool’s Premier League title pain. The man in charge at Anfield …

'It's a big loss' – Azpilicueta sad to see Hazard play final Chelsea match

The defender wished his departing team-mate the best for his expected move to Real Madrid and conceded the Blues will find it tough without him Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta admitted Eden Hazard will “be a big loss” as the Europa League winners prepare to say farewell to their two-goal Baku hero. Star attacker Hazard revealed …

'He's been amazing' – David Luiz backs Sarri to continue with Chelsea

The club boss is a “great guy” and is fully deserving of his Europa League success, according to the Chelsea defender David Luiz hailed Maurizio Sarri’s “amazing” impact on Chelsea following the glittering 4-1 victory over Arsenal in the Europa League final in Baku. Former Napoli boss Sarri lifted his first major trophy after Eden …

Emery asks for patience as rebuild continues at Arsenal

After his first season ended with Europa League final defeat the first-year boss asked Gunners supporters to trust him as he works to improve his team Unai Emery has asked Arsenal’s supporters to trust him as he embarks on a long-term rebuilding process in North London. The ex-PSG boss’s first season in charge ended in …

Cech is proud despite Europa League loss to Chelsea in his final game

The ‘keeper retires as a proud man despite his club’s 4-1 mauling in the Europa League final against the club he represented for over a decade Retiring Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech says he can leave the game with his head held high despite a 4-1 loss in his final career appearance. Cech’s Gunners suffered a …