Klopp expects Solskjaer to be named permanent Man United boss

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be the next permanent manager of Manchester United. The clubs meet on Sunday in a showdown of Premier League giants.

Solskjaer has won 11 of his 13 matches since taking interim charge following Jose Mourinho's sacking in December, with the only loss a 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

Klopp expects Solskjaer to be named permanent Man United boss
Klopp expects Solskjaer to be named permanent Man United boss

Klopp expects Solskjaer to be named permanent Man United boss

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be the next permanent manager of Manchester United. The clubs meet on Sunday in a showdown of Premier League giants.

Chelsea banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows

Chelsea banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows

Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishment for breaking rules on registering under-age players, FIFA said on Friday.
Ghana’s Boateng leaves Levante to join Chinese Super League club

Ghana’s Boateng leaves Levante to join Chinese Super League club

Spanish La Liga side Levante FC have announced that Ghana forward Emmanuel Boateng has joined Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang.
Barca, Real Madrid wrestle fatigue and form ahead of Clasico double-header

Barca, Real Madrid wrestle fatigue and form ahead of Clasico double-header

Real Madrid and Barcelona face two Clasicos in four days next week but La Liga’s greatest rivals are not so much revving up for the double-header but crawling reluctantly towards it.
Fifa bans Chelsea for two transfer windows over under-age signings

Fifa bans Chelsea for two transfer windows over under-age signings

It means Chelsea will be unable to make signings until the end of January next year.
Sane ‘sorry’ for stunning free-kick against ex-club Schalke

Sane ‘sorry’ for stunning free-kick against ex-club Schalke

Leroy Sane admits feeling ‘sorry’ for his stunning free-kick against ex-club Schalke which helped 10-man Manchester City seal a dramatic 3-2 away win in the Champions League.
Arsenal, Chelsea cruise into Europa League last 16

Arsenal, Chelsea cruise into Europa League last 16

Arsenal and Chelsea reached the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday after the Gunners comfortably saw off BATE Borisov 3-0 and Maurizio Sarri’s troubled side relieved some of the pressure on him with the same scoreline against mediocre Malmo.
Di Maria and Mbappe star as PSG win big again

Di Maria and Mbappe star as PSG win big again

Angel Di Maria scored a sumptuous free-kick and Kylian Mbappe was also on target as Paris Saint-Germain continued their relentless march towards another French title by hammering Montpellier 5-1 on Wednesday.
Sevilla ease past Lazio to reach Europa League last 16

Sevilla ease past Lazio to reach Europa League last 16

Wissam Ben Yedder scored his second goal of the tie as Sevilla eased to a 2-0 second-leg win over Lazio on Wednesday to reach the Europa League last 16.
Sarri puts Chelsea to the test, admits Rudiger

Sarri puts Chelsea to the test, admits Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger has added to Maurizio Sarri’s problems by comparing the beleaguered Chelsea manager’s intense training methods to being at school.
Spurs star Kane back in training ahead of schedule

Spurs star Kane back in training ahead of schedule

Harry Kane is back in training ahead of schedule as the Tottenham striker targets a return to action at Burnley on Saturday.
Atletico stun Ronaldo and Juventus

Atletico stun Ronaldo and Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League mission with Juventus stalled on Wednesday as Atletico Madrid secured a deserved 2-0 victory from a thrilling first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Blow by blow: Atletico Madrid vs Juventus

Blow by blow: Atletico Madrid vs Juventus

The last-16 stage of the Champions League will see Atletico Madrid and Juventus lock horns in what promises to be a super heavyweight clash.
Under-fire Sarri insists he can avoid Chelsea axe

Under-fire Sarri insists he can avoid Chelsea axe

Maurizio Sarri insists he expects to avoid being sacked as Chelsea manager if his troubled side can put together a sustained winning run.
Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle

Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club Cardiff City and French side Nantes threaten to go to court over his £15 million ($19 million) transfer fee.
Concern for misfiring Suarez as goals dry up for Barcelona

Concern for misfiring Suarez as goals dry up for Barcelona

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
Khedira sidelined for over a month with irregular heartbeat – reports

Khedira sidelined for over a month with irregular heartbeat – reports

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira could be out of action for over a month while he undergoes treatment after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, according to reports in Italy on Wednesday.
Guardiola urges Man City to draw on Newport win at Schalke

Guardiola urges Man City to draw on Newport win at Schalke

Pep Guardiola has urged Manchester City to use the experience of their FA Cup win at lowly Newport when they play Bundesliga strugglers Schalke in the Champions League on Wednesday.
‘The tie is not over’: Klopp backs Liverpool to recover from Bayern draw

‘The tie is not over’: Klopp backs Liverpool to recover from Bayern draw

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are still firmly in contention for a place in the Champions League quarter-finals despite their dour 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Barcelona draw blank as Champions League stalemate gives Lyon hope

Barcelona draw blank as Champions League stalemate gives Lyon hope

Barcelona will hope to make home advantage count in the return after Lionel Messi and his team-mates drew a blank in Lyon on Tuesday, the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie ending in a goalless stalemate.
Blow by blow: Liverpool vs Bayern Munchen

Blow by blow: Liverpool vs Bayern Munchen

Liverpool will be out to draw first blood when they host Bayern Munich in a Champions League last 16 first leg tie at Anfield on Tuesday night.
Stalemate leaves Liverpool and Bayern plenty to play for

Stalemate leaves Liverpool and Bayern plenty to play for

Liverpool’s undermanned defence held out for a precious clean sheet but Bayern Munich will also be confident of progress to the Champions League quarter-finals after a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their last 16 tie at Anfield on Tuesday.
Having Ronaldo is an advantage, says Juve coach Allegri

Having Ronaldo is an advantage, says Juve coach Allegri

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says that having Cristiano Ronaldo in his side “is an advantage” ahead of the Portuguese star’s return to Madrid for Wednesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg clash against Atletico.
Search for Sala plane pilot to resume next week: family

Search for Sala plane pilot to resume next week: family

A search for the pilot of a plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala which crashed in the Channel last month is set to resume next week, his family said on Tuesday.
Neymar ‘cried for two days’ after new foot injury

Neymar ‘cried for two days’ after new foot injury

Neymar “cried for two days” after injuring his right foot for a second time in January, he told Brazilian television according to an excerpt of an interview broadcast on Tuesday.
‘We were confused’: Sarri frustrated as Chelsea woes mount

‘We were confused’: Sarri frustrated as Chelsea woes mount

Under-fire Maurizio Sarri admitted his Chelsea flops played “confused” football as they crashed out of the FA Cup with a tame 2-0 defeat against Manchester United on Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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