6:17 PM ET The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. TOP STORY: Manchester clubs to battle for Koulibaly, Skriniar The Independent reports that Manchester United and Manchester City could battle it out over both Kalidou Koulibaly and Milan Skriniar in
Jun 29, 2020 Real Madrid inched closer to the title in Spain, Man United turned on the style vs. Bournemouth and Serie A’s three-team title race might be down to just one team. (Yep, it’s Juventus.) It’s Monday, and Gab Marcotti reacts to the biggest moments in the sport of football from the past week.
6:13 PM ET FC Dallas manager Luchi Gonzalez said that his team arrived in Orlando hoping to win the MLS is Back Tournament. But after more than 10 positive tests for the coronavirus within the team’s traveling party, that isn’t his team’s priority right now. – Stream MLS Is Back LIVE on ESPN networks, ESPN
10:54 PM ET Anirudh Menon The games are coming thick and fast since football’s return, and here are the best numbers from the latest round of action. Premier League Manchester City summed up their season over a three-day span, a 4-0 evisceration of champions Liverpool followed by a 0-1 defeat at Southampton. In the race
9:41 AM ET Derrick Otim moved to the U.S. to study. Photo by Nigel French – PA Images via Getty Images Former Nottingham Forest footballer Derrick Otim has drowned in the U.S. aged 24. Otim had trained with Forest’s academy before moving to the U.S. to study at Xavier University. Pickens County coroner Kandy Kelley told
6:52 PM ET MANCHESTER, England — Applauded onto the pitch and then hunted down and chased off it — some guard of honour that turned out to be for Liverpool at Manchester City as Pep Guardiola’s players delivered a dual statement of intent with an emphatic 4-0 victory over the newly crowned champions on Thursday.
8:35 PM ET James Capps The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. Premier League sides eye James on cut-price deal James Rodriguez has reportedly asked to leave Real Madrid, and the Blancos hierarchy are keen to secure a quick sale
6:15 PM ET The world is a different place for all of us these days, but Tammy Abraham still probably can’t believe how his professional life has changed in the space of six months. Abraham began the calendar year with his 16th goal of a breakthrough season for Chelsea and England in a 3-0 home
4:00 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Premier League clubs splashed out just short of £1.5 billion ($1.8bn) on nearly 100 permanent transfers last summer, but the next window — when it finally opens — is a step into the unknown. The coronavirus pandemic has hit football finances so hard that the true impact is anyone’s guess,
3:52 AM ET Step 1: Pundit makes bold declaration in the media. Step 2: Potentially irritated player or manager responds. It’s the circle of life from a football content perspective, and while sometimes it offers just some time-wasting filler, it occasionally offers some meat, too. Typically, anything to do with Jose Mourinho is pretty meaty.
6:48 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. TOP STORY: Sancho ‘agrees terms with United’ The Jadon Sancho saga could be set to come to an end with the news that the England winger has
8:55 PM ET Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021, according to reports from Cadena Ser. Sources confirmed to ESPN’s Moises Llorens that Messi is said to be angry with Barcelona’s front office
2:18 PM ET Arsenal privately bristled at the suggestion that one agent was exerting significant influence over their transfer policy, but on Saturday evening they face a team who are proving it might not actually be a bad thing. Wolves stand within striking distance of Champions League qualification after four years working with super-agent Jorge
5:38 PM ET James Capps Manchester City took advantage of some absent Liverpool defending to beat the Premier League champions 4-0 at the Etihad on Thursday evening. Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring from the penalty spot after Raheem Sterling was bundled to the ground by Joe Gomez, before two goals in 10 minutes from
3:06 AM ET Zinedine Zidane once told Vogue, during his dalliance with modelling: “It’s not that I’m doing something different — it’s a continuation.” And he was right: the elegant playmaker would not look out of place on the catwalk wearing the tricolore France jersey in which he won the World Cup, or the classic
8:31 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. Aubameyang to turn down Europe move All those clubs chasing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer may have to concede defeat after the Gabon international hinted he might stay
3:32 PM ET Alexis Sanchez produced an imposing performance to inspire Inter Milan to a 6-0 win over Serie A strugglers Brescia at San Siro on Wednesday. Sanchez scored for Inter for only the second time but helped set up other goals as they consolidated third place in Serie A on 64 points and moved
5:08 AM ET Arsenal and the Netherlands forward Vivianne Miedema has been named the Football Writers Association’s Footballer of the Year for 2019-20. The 23-year was the top scorer in the Women’s Super League this season before it was curtailed, scoring 16 goals in 14 league matches and providing 10 assists. – FC TV: Stream