Football

Paul Scholes gets involved in the Lionel Messi/Cristiano Ronaldo debate

Who is the best player in world football? For the past decade, if your answer was anything different to Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, your football knowledge would have been seriously questioned. However, Luka Modric claimed FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award last month and is considered favourite for the 2018 Ballon d’Or – an accolade that […]

Football Premier League

Paul Scholes shares his theory about why Man Utd decided to sign Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez came off the Manchester United bench to score the winning goal in last week’s 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle United. But the Chilean forward has really struggled since leaving Arsenal in January. Sanchez, 29, has only managed three goals in 18 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils. Paul Pogba – who has […]

Champions League Football

Maurizio Sarri names his two candidates to win the Champions League this season

Maurizio Sarri couldn’t have asked for a much smoother start to his tenure at Stamford Bridge. The new Chelsea boss has adapted to English football with ease, switching his team from the defence-minded 5-2-3 employed by Antonio Conte to a more fluid and attacking 4-3-3. His philosophy has helped the Blues surge to a three-way tie at […]

Football

‘Drunken’ England fans clash with riot police in Seville before Spain game

Rowdy England fans have had to be dispersed by riot police in Seville after vandalising cars during a drink-fuelled night of anti-social behaviour. Footage of the noisy supporters kicking wing mirrors off vehicles parked in the street and aggressively circling motorists seemed to show British police pleas to travelling fans to avoid a repeat of the last […]

Football

Laurent Koscielny retires from international duty as France defender hits out at Didier Deschamps

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has retired from France duty – before aiming barbs at boss Didier Deschamps. The centre back played 51 times for his country but missed their World Cup victory this summer due to an Achilles injury. Koscielny told Canal+ that he had barely heard from Deschamps since his injury and was let […]

Football Serie A

The Italian media believe Tiemoue Bakayoko’s AC Milan loan deal could be cancelled

Tiemoue Bakayoko was one of the most sought-after footballers in the world back in the summer of 2017. The French midfield enforcer was instrumental in AS Monaco’s 2016/17 title-winning season and was linked to all of the Premier League big boys. Manchester United were the favourites to get him, but Chelsea somehow managed to swoop in to […]

Football Premier League

Jose Mourinho’s 4-player wishlist: Meet the stars on Manchester United manager’s radar ahead of January

Jose Mourinho has identified four players to strengthen his Manchester United team. These players are Ivan Perisic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Ante Rebic and Nikola Milenkovic, and have all been linked with the Old Trafford club at one point or another over the past few months. Mourinho, who made bids for Perisic and Rebic in the summer, has […]

Football Premier League

Romelu Lukaku drops massive hint he is ready to quit Man United to move to Juventus

Romelu Lukaku has admitted he is open to swapping Manchester United for Juventus . Hit man Lukaku has struggled so far this season at Old Trafford – only managing to find the net four times in 11 appearances with six barren games – amid a general dressing room disharmony with Jose Mourinho. But Lukaku, who has found […]

Football Premier League

David De Gea to PSG? Manchester United goalkeeper’s contract talks ‘being monitored by French champions’

Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on David De Gea’s contract situation at Manchester United, according to reports. The Spain international has been on the radar of the biggest clubs in the world in recent years, and the Red Devils are keen to tie him down to a new deal. As things stand De Gea will […]