Messi could return for Barcelona's Champions League clash with Inter

Ernesto Valverde could be a set for a double fitness boost, welcoming two injured stars back into the fold ahead of the Nerazzurri’s visit Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona training on Monday in a boost to his chances of featuring in the midweek Champions League game against Inter. The superstar forward completed part of the …

Rooney didn’t want to leave Man Utd for City but I had to fight to keep him, admits Moyes

The former Red Devils boss says the legendary frontman was looking for a move when he arrived at Old Trafford and had to be talked into staying David Moyes admits Wayne Rooney wanted out of Manchester United when he arrived at the club, but Manchester City was never an option for the England captain. A …

Misused and misunderstood – Xhaka is being hung out to dry at Arsenal by Emery

The Gunners midfielder has just been named captain – but has endured a difficult start to the season which has seen him jeered by his own supporters Granit Xhaka has been a player who has fiercely divided opinion since the moment he arrived at Arsenal. Viewed by some as the man who the team should …

Sule considered Premier League move before choosing Bayern

The Germany international was a Chelsea target, but opted for the perennial Bundesliga champions, but says he’s still likely to play in England Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule has revealed he considered a move to the Premier League in 2017, but the lure of the Bavarian giants was too strong. The Germany international joined Bayern …

'No big name could've bettered Solskjaer' – Man Utd boss has done 'frighteningly well', says Sharpe

The ex-Red Devils winger has hailed the impact made by an interim boss who has delivered a dramatic upturn in fortune since succeeding Jose Mourinho Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done “frighteningly well” at Manchester United, says Lee Sharpe, with a familiar face proving to be a better choice than some of the “bigger names” that …

Montreal Impact 2019 season preview: Roster, projected lineup, schedule, national TV and more

Remi Garde came up short of the playoffs in his first season in charge, but a late-year surge could spark a better run in 2019 Last season will not be looked back on fondly by the Montreal Impact, who buried themselves behind an early-season run that saw them drop 11 of their first 15 matches …

Ruthless Man City send message to Liverpool & Europe but long way to go for Pep's men

The Blues certainly seem to have found their best form again and the nature of this demanding season means they simply have to keep it up With the Premier League title race already at unprecedented levels of nip and tuck, the manner of Manchester City’s crushing, ruthless victory over Chelsea will have caused hearts to …

MLS Commissioner Garber signs extension until 2023

Set to begin his 21st year as the league’s chief executive, the 61-year-old is set for a longer stay at the helm Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has signed a new contract which will keep him in the position until at least 2023, the league announced Thursday. The MLS Board of Governors approved the …

Martial has the talent to reach Ronaldo's level, says Solskjaer

The Frenchman’s solo strike brought back memories of Cristiano at Old Trafford, but his boss warned that following such an example would not be easy Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes that Anthony Martial has the talent to emulate famed Red alumnus Cristiano Ronaldo, while warning that he will have to work hard …

Klopp says it's unlikely Liverpool will set Premier League wins record

The Reds manager says his team is focused on the next challenge and not breaking records, and that they don’t listen to speculation Jurgen Klopp thinks it’s unlikely that his Liverpool team will beat Manchester City’s record of 18 consecutive Premier League victories and says he doesn’t really mind either way. The Reds have won …