Pep Guardiola labelled Phil Foden as “incredible” after Manchester City survived a scare to start their Premier League title challenge with a 3-1 win against Wolves on Monday.
Spanish television channel Gol showed Suarez wiping away tears with his sleeve as he drove off after saying his last goodbyes to teammates at Barcelona’s Sant Joan Despi training centre.
“He had no pre-season so I wanted to give him more time on the pitch with his teammates, learning how we play and press. It was a great night for Kai and it is the first of many for him,” said Chelsea coach Frank Lampard
South African footballers are well-known and much loved around the world – and a handful of talented players from Mzansi have made their mark on LaLiga Santander too.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho expects Dele Alli still to  be at the Premier League club when the transfer window shuts next month, confirming he is in the squad for this week’s Europa League fixture.
Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer have been nominated alongside Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year prize for last season, European football’s governing body announced on Wednesday.

world soccer Wolves sign Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo

Wolves announced the signing of Portugal right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona on Wednesday for a fee that could reportedly rise to £37 million ($47 million).

world soccer Morata returns to Juventus on loan from Atletico Madrid

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata on Tuesday returned to Juventus on loan from Atletico Madrid, the Turin club announced.

world soccer West Ham boss Moyes, two players test positive for coronavirus

West Ham manager David Moyes and Hammers players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the coronavirus just before the Premier League club’s 5-1 win over Hull in the League Cup on Tuesday.

world soccer Thiago Silva recalls TB fright ahead of Chelsea debut

As he prepares to make his debut for Chelsea, Thiago Silva has spoken of how his frightening battle with tuberculosis early in his career is never far from his thoughts.

world soccer Swiss prosecutors seek prison for Al-Khelaifi, Valcke in corruption trial

The prosecution called for a 28-month sentence for Al-Khelaifi, who is also president of beIN Media, and three years for Valcke as their trial moved into its final days, the Swiss agency Keystone ATS reported. This is the first time prison sentences have been requested in a European court in trials relating to the multiple […]

world soccer Roma handed 3-0 Serie A loss for fielding ineligible player

An Italian disciplinary hearing on Tuesday punished Roma for fielding an unregistered player in the opening round of Serie A by changing their goalless draw at Verona to a 3-0 defeat.

world soccer Man United reach League Cup last 16 as coronavirus causes chaos

The news of the virus striking at football’s heart came after British Prime Minster Boris Johnson dealt a major blow to the sport’s financial future on Tuesday.

world soccer Spurs League Cup tie postponed due to Coronavirus

Reports said Tottenham could be awarded a bye into the fourth round against Chelsea or Barnsley under League Cup rules. 

world soccer De Bruyne urges Man City to make fast start in title race

Kevin De Bruyne has urged Manchester City to make a fast start as they aim to win back the Premier League title.

world soccer Rennes goalkeeper Mendy on brink of Chelsea switch

Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is expected to complete his move to Chelsea from Rennes on Tuesday, Stamford Bridge boss Frank Lampard has confirmed.

world soccer Bayern fans return Super Cup tickets amid ‘super spreader’ fears

Around 800 Bayern Munich supporters have returned tickets for Thursday’s UEFA Super Cup in Hungary amid fears the showcase match could become a “super spreader” event.

world soccer Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan’s Sakai

Marseille claim to have footage of Neymar racially abusing Japanese right-back Hiroki Sakai during their Ligue 1 win over Paris Saint-German earlier this month, a source close to the club said on Tuesday.

world soccer Morata undergoes medical before Juve return

Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata underwent a medical on Tuesday ahead of a return to Juventus, the Serie A champions tweeted.

world soccer Guardiola says Man City squad is stretched to its limit

Pep Guardiola said his squad is stretched to the limit as Manchester City prepare to launch their League Cup defence after Monday’s opening Premier League win against Wolves.


 

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