Man City optimism of beating Real Madrid to signing striker; Spain eye Luis Enrique replacements

Manchester City are hopeful of beating Real Madrid to the signing of Erling Haaland this summer — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. Jump to: Spain draw up shortlist of Luis Enrique replacements | Nkunku, Leipzig set for crunch contract talks | Flamengo-Pereira deal at risk of falling through Man City confident of beating Real … Read more

Bruno Fernandes signs Manchester United contract extension

Bruno Fernandes has signed a contract extension until 2026 at Manchester United, the club have confirmed. The deal includes the option of extending it a further year to 2027. The Portugal international, who scored twice to seal his club’s passage to the World Cup in midweek, will be among United’s top earners are agreeing a … Read more

Anthony Elanga’s breakthrough at Man United is all down to ‘drive, mentality and determination’

Mar 30, 2022 Rob DawsonCorrespondent Anthony Elanga has worked hard to get a chance at Manchester United this season, so much that the club resisted several loan offers in January due to his increased importance to the first team. Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images During Manchester United’s preseason friendly at Queens Park Rangers last … Read more

Ukrainian player training with Man City after fleeing Russian club following invasion

3:00 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Ukrainian footballer Andrii Kravchuk is training with Manchester City after fleeing to England following Russia’s invasion of his homeland. City have agreed to let the 23-year-old coach train with their Elite Development Squad after he terminated his contract with Russian first-division side Torpedo Moscow. Kravchuk said he could no longer … Read more

Liverpool lead table above Man City, Newcastle into top half

The battle for the Premier League title this season is a tight one, with champions Manchester City just one point ahead of Liverpool. But take away the decisions made by the VAR (video assistant referee) and the pendulum swings — with Jurgen Klopp’s men two points better off than their title rivals and up into … Read more

Can you guess some of the world’s best players from their silhouettes?

You may support them, cheer for them, even follow them on social media, but let’s see how you fare attempting to identify these famous footballing stars with their facial features taken out of the equation. Player 1 | Reveal answer Nicola Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Player 2 | Reveal answer JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images … Read more

Gerrard scores at Anfield, Wrexham’s 11-goal thriller, Will Smith strikes

Liverpool welcomed Steven Gerrard back to Anfield, and the former club captain opened the scoring. LFC Foundation/Liverpool FC via Getty Images The weekend saw international football take center stage as many CONCACAF nations continued on their quests for World Cup qualification while a glut of international friendlies took place. 2 Related However, while attention was … Read more

Man United’s Cristiano Ronaldo facing first trophyless season in over a decade after Champions League exit

Manchester United will once again end the season without a trophy after a 1-0 defeat against Atletico Madrid in midweek saw them dumped out of the Champions League’s round of 16. Having already been eliminated from the Carabao Cup and FA Cup in the third and fourth rounds respectively, United needed to outscore Atleti at … Read more

Manchester City give Liverpool further hope after puzzling draw with Crystal Palace

Pep Guardiola had one person in mind when striding onto the Selhurst Park turf at full-time of a goalless draw with Crystal Palace. He walked past his Manchester City players, who had failed to find the net despite dominating the preceding 90 minutes to leave south London with a 0-0 draw that firmly opens the … Read more

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel questions UK government’s priorities after Roman Abramovich chants criticised

Thomas Tuchel has questioned the British government’s priorities after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman described Chelsea fans singing Roman Abramovich’s name at matches as “completely inappropriately.” Abramovich was disqualified as a director by the Premier League last Saturday following government sanctions which identified the 55-year-old as one of seven Russian oligarchs with business interests … Read more