Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals

Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals

Over to Germany where Bayern Munich are preparing a bid for Leroy Sane.   The German international has found consistent first-team football difficult to come by at Manchester City this term with the Bundesliga champs set to try and capitalise.   It’s likely to take north of £70m to do it but president Uli Hoeness […]

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Arsène Wenger: Europa League final ‘little bit of a nightmare’ for Arsenal | Football

Arsène Wenger has described Arsenal’s predicament in heading to Baku for the Europa League final as “a little bit of a nightmare”. The club’s former manager, who left last summer after 22 years in the role and still describes himself as a fan, expressed disappointment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who signed for the club under Wenger, […]

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French Open 2019 draw: Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal set for smooth starts at Roland Garros

French Open 2019 draw: Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal set for smooth starts at Roland Garros

Roger Federer was handed a comfortable-looking start in the French Open draw on Thursday as the 20-times Grand Slam champion makes his return to the tournament after a three-year hiatus. The third-seeded Swiss will open his quest for a second Musketeers Cup against Italian Lorenzo Sonego, the world number 73, but faces a potentially tricky […]

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‘The FA didn’t stop him’: The long road to justice for Bob Higgins’ abuse victims | UK news

Bob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan Shearer, the Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier and the ex-Chelsea skipper Dennis Wise when they were promising juniors, hungry for success. He was admired – loved is not too strong – by the impressionable schoolboys who believed […]

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PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption after being accused of trying to buy 2017 World Athletics Championships

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption after being accused of trying to buy 2017 World Athletics Championships

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, has been charged with corruption after being accused of attempting to buy the rights to host the 2017 World Athletics Championships for Doha, according to reports. French judge Renaud van Ruymbeke has charged the Qatari businessman – who is also chairman of the Bein Media Group and also […]

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Brandon O’Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea | Football

Brandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been recognised with a first international call-up into the Socceroos squad for their friendly against South Korea next month. The Sydney FC midfielder, who lifted the A-League trophy after scoring in Sunday’s penalty shootout win over Perth Glory, has been one of the champions’ standout performers this […]

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Liverpool plot friendly as Champions League preparations continue | Football

Liverpool are planning a friendly at their Marbella training camp this weekend as Jürgen Klopp steps up preparations for the Champions League final against Tottenham. The Liverpool manager wants his players back in match action before the Madrid final on 1 June as it will be a fortnight on Sunday since their last competitive outing […]

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Fifa abandons plans to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Fifa abandons plans to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Fifa has dropped its plans to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and host a number of games in neighbouring countries. President Gianni Infantino, who had been pushing for the tournament to be expanded from 32 teams, has accepted that his proposal would be too challenging to implement. The sport’s world ruling body said […]

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Borussia Dortmund sign Julian Brandt and Thorgan Hazard for combined £45m | Football

Borussia Dortmund made a double signing on Wednesday, announcing the arrival of Julian Brandt from Bayer Leverkusen hours after the striker Thorgan Hazard joined from Borussia Mönchengladbach. Hazard, the younger brother of Chelsea’s Eden, had been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge or Liverpool but has chosen to remain in Germany and has cost […]

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs, Man City latest, gossip, done deals and more

Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals

Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals | The Independent LiveUpdated Wednesday 22 May 2019 11:44 Sport > Football > Live All the latest news, gossip, rumours and done deals as the summer transfer window opens Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and more are open for business […]

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