Inter Milan ‘happy’ to sell Mauro Icardi to Manchester United this summer

New Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte reportedly wants to sell Icardi.Manchester United striker Lukaku is a target of the Italian but Inter will have to raise transfer funds first.ESPN reporter Paolo Bandini says finding a club for Icardi will be difficult due to the controversy surrounding the Argentine in the last year.He claims Inter Milan […]

Why are Qatar and Japan playing in Copa America 2019?

The Copa America is the continental competition for the nations in South America. But this year the tournament will feature this year’s Asian Cup finalists Qatar and Japan after both nations received invitations to play from ruling body CONMEBOL. CONMEBOL has a history of inviting nations to play in the championship, with the Confederation only […]

Manchester United target Tanguy Ndombele admits he would be open to Tottenham transfer

Tanguy Ndombele says Tottenham are a ‘great team’ (Getty Images)Manchester United target Tanguy Ndombele admits he would be keen on a move to Tottenham this summer. Several top European clubs are interested in signing the Lyon midfielder including Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus, but Spurs have made the France international one of their priority […]

Uruguay vs Ecuador: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Copa America clash

URUGUAY kick off their Copa America campaign against Ecuador in Belo Horizonte. La Celeste hold the record for titles in the competition – but sit just one ahead of Argentina on 15. 1 Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia will look to cause an upset against UruguayCredit: Getty – ContributorWhat time does Uruguay vs Ecuador kick off? […]

Paul Pogba: ‘It could be a good time to have a new challenge’

Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from Manchester United, telling reporters in Tokyo that now “could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else”. The midfielder is wanted by Real Madrid, where he would work with Zinedine Zidane, and by his former club Juventus. […]

Manchester United transfer news: Paul Pogba ready to leave club for ‘new challenge somewhere else’

Paul Pogba has revealed he is ready to leave Manchester United for a “new challenge somewhere else.” The French midfielder is a Real Madrid transfer target and has been linked with a move to the Bernabeu to work with Zinedine Zidane. Another option is a return to Juventus, who are closely monitoring his situation as they […]

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd close on second signing, Coutinho to Chelsea, Liverpool deal

Transfer news LIVE updates on Sunday 16 JuneManchester United are hopeful of completing a deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka this summerPhilippe Coutinho is ready to join Chelsea after struggling at Barcelona over the last 18 monthsLiverpool want a new defender to partner Virgil van Dijk09.50 UPDATE: Lukaku ‘likely to go’Romelu Lukaku is likely to join Inter […]

Man Utd 'plotting £25m transfer bid' for PSV defender Denzel Dumfries

Manchester United are reportedly lining up a £25million bid for PSV right-back Denzel Dumfries. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to strengthen his backline this summer and has seemingly set his sights on the Dutch international. The 23-year-old fits the mould of young, improving players Solskjaer is looking to sign as he bids to get United […]

David Beckham and wife Victoria join Modric and Morata at Sergio Ramos wedding as Cristiano Ronaldo is snubbed

CRISTIANO RONALDO was a glaring absentee as stars including David and Victoria Beckham flocked to Seville Cathedral for Sergio Ramos’ wedding. Spain skipper Ramos’s current Real Madrid team-mates, plus legends of the past, were there for his big day with Spanish TV presenter Pilar Rubio. 9 Bernabeu legend Sergio Ramos seals his wedding to Pilar […]

Sunday’s transfer news: All the latest reports, rumours and done deals ahead of the summer window

Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Barcelona continue to be mentioned as the rumours pick up as we enter the summer transfer window.  Real Madrid have already spent over £300 million, picking up Eden Hazard, Ferland Mendy, Luka Jovic and Eder Militao, and they do not appear to be done yet.  Manchester United made a swift move for Swansea […]

What Frank Lampard has said about N’Golo Kante and Chelsea’s youngsters ahead of Stamford Bridge return

Frank Lampard is poised to return to Chelsea and succeed Maurizio Sarri (Picture: Getty)Frank Lampard is on the verge of making a sensational return to Stamford Bridge with Chelsea having identified the club’s all-time record goalscorer as their No.1 target to succeed Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri. The 40-year-old took Derby to the brink of promotion to […]

Philippe Coutinho keen on Chelsea move: Barcelona star ready to snub Man Utd and PSG

The Brazil international has struggled to impress at the Nou Camp following his £105m move from Liverpool in January 2018.Coutinho has been linked with a return to the Premier League, with Manchester United and Chelsea tipped to land the playmaker.PSG are also in the running to land the 27-year-old this summer.However, according to transfer expert […]

Sam Allardyce tells Premier League new boys survival hopes rest on making a bold start

Sam Allardyce has given ­promoted English bosses Chris Wilder and Dean Smith his blueprint for Premier League survival. Allardyce has managed seven top-flight clubs and was never relegated, giving him a unique insight into what it takes to beat the odds and stay up. A member of the League Managers’ ­Association executive committee, Big Sam […]

Ashley Cole seeks planning permission to cut down pine trees at his £2.4million mansion

EX-England ace Ashley Cole wants permission to take a chopper to nine trees. The footballer, 38, has kicked off over pine needles landing in the garden of his mansion. 3 Ashley’s tree surgeon has written to the local council to ask for permission to ‘reduce’ the treesHe feels that the troublesome trees — which are […]

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina

Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start. Just as Colombia looked like being overwhelmed by a dangerous-looking Argentina side, substitute Martinez controlled a cross-field ball on the left wing in […]

Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool table offer, shock Man Utd swap deal, Arsenal readying bid

Transfer news LIVEMan Utd are locked in talks over a deal for Leicester ace Youri TielemansLiverpool have made an offer for Lille star Nicolas PepeChelsea are interested in signing Philippe Coutinho this summer, however, Liverpool will not make a moveArsenal are readying an offer for Brazilian starlet Reinier Jesus22:35 UPDATE: Man Utd exclusiveCrystal Palace are […]

One that got away for Maradona and Napoli remains wrapped in suspicion | Tim Lewis

When Napoli beat Juventus 1-0 in November 1985, thanks to a Diego Maradona free-kick, five people fainted in the stadium and two had heart attacks. On the television news that night, a stern-faced presenter announced: “So quite literally by scoring this goal, Maradona made a big mess.” A year and a half later, Napoli were […]

Marcus Rashford tells Manchester United chiefs staggering wage demands as he threatens exit

Marcus Rashford is demanding more money (Picture: TF-Images/Getty Images)Marcus Rashford has told Manchester United chiefs he wants to be paid a staggering £300,000-a-week or else he will push for an exit, reports claim. The 21-year-old England attacker only has a year left on his current deal and is wanted by Barcelona. With Paul Pogba and […]

Tammy Abraham says 'cool' England can go all the way at U21 European Championships

Tammy Abraham reckons England can go all the way in the Euro Under-21s — because the fun atmosphere in the squad is like a playground kickabout. The Chelsea striker, promoted last month while on loan with Aston Villa, is a veteran of the Under-21 semi-final defeat to Germany in Poland two years ago. He has […]

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to commit long-term future to Chelsea once Frank Lampard returns

Will Hudson-Odoi stay at Chelsea? (Picture: Getty Images)Callum Hudson-Odoi is ready to commit his long-term future to Chelsea if Frank Lampard does indeed return to Stamford Bridge. The England international had grown frustrated at life in west London under Maurizio Sarri and handed in a transfer request in order to push through a move to […]

Women’s World Cup: Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead on the secret behind England’s winning goal against Argentina

Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead believe that rooming together at the Women’s World Cup was the secret behind England’s decisive goal in the hard-fought 1-0 victory over Argentina on Friday night. Taylor ended a 14-month goal drought at international level to secure two wins from two for the Lionesses’ in France and qualify for the knock-out […]

Women’s World Cup: Vivianne Miedema breaks Dutch goalscoring record as Netherlands beat Cameroon

Vivianne Miedema scored a brace to become Holland’s all-time record goalscorer and secure her country’s place in the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup following a 3-1 win against Cameroon. Arsenal striker Miedema, who is only 22, opened the scoring just four minutes before the interval with a header following Shanice Van De Sanden’s […]

Why are Qatar and Japan in the Copa America 2019 and did they qualify through the Asian Cup final?

IT’S time for a feast of Samba football as the Copa America gets underway in Brazil. But you may be surprised to see Qatar and Japan, who were the two Asian Cup finalists, competing in the tournament. 1 Japan will be looking for Copa America glory this summerCredit: EPAWhy are Qatar and Japan playing in […]

England Under-21s’ Lloyd Kelly: ‘My most recent foster carer will be in Italy’

Lloyd Kelly’s summer started with a bang and he is determined for it to finish with a flourish. Over the next fortnight the defender, who joined Bournemouth from Bristol City for £13m last month, will be part of the England Under-21s squad stationed in Cesenatico – a quaint town on the Adriatic coast of Italy […]

Transfer news LIVE: Woodward to rush through Man Utd deal, Liverpool bid, Chelsea, Arsenal

Transfer news LIVEMan Utd are confident of landing Newcastle ace Sean LongstaffChelsea have a plan in place to replace Maurizio Sarri with Frank LampardArsenal are closing in on the signing of German goalkeeper Markus Schubert.Liverpool have tabled an offer for Lille star Nicolas Pepe21:25 UPDATE: Woodward’s Man Utd messageMan Utd chief Ed Woodward has assured Ole Gunnar […]

Man Utd's 10 transfer targets 'revealed' as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plots major overhaul

It is no secret that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is preparing a huge amount of chopping and changing of his squad this summer. After a poor end to the season which saw United fail to qualify for the Champions League Solskjaer knows he needs to vastly improve the quality of his team if […]

Willian makes final decision on Chelsea future amid transfer links

Willian is set to stay (Picture: Getty Images)Willian is reportedly on the verge of signing a new two-year deal at Chelsea, ending speculation linking him to a move away from Stamford Bridge. The Brazilian was tipped to follow Eden Hazard out of the exit door, with Barcelona keen to land the 30-year-old, but he has […]

7pm Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Longstaff deal close, Lukaku agrees terms with Inter, Cancelo close to Juve exit

MANCHESTER UNITED are chasing a number of star signings as they look to improve their squad ahead of next season. With Daniel James already confirmed as the first new recruit of the summer, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to splash the cash to ensure they return to at least Champions League football in the upcoming campaign. […]

Glenn Hoddle reveals what Frank Lampard will say if offered Chelsea job

That is according to former Chelsea manager and midfielder Glenn Hoddle.Lampard is the overwhelming favourite to be the next Blues boss when Maurizio Sarri’s exit is confirmed.Sarri is said to have agreed a deal which sees him take the vacant Juventus job.Legendary Chelsea midfielder Lampard has had just one season in management – with his […]