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Sanchez, Ozil cast to sideshow as buoyant Man Utd visit Arsenal

London (AFP) – A year on since moving from Arsenal to Manchester United, Alexis Sanchez has become little more than an afterthought in the Red Devils’ revival since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took caretaker charge. Sanchez... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Alexis Sanchez, Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Afp, Sánchez, Sanchez Ozil


‘Ney is worried’: Neymar suffers fresh metatarsal injury in PSG win

Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain talisman Neymar has suffered a fresh injury to his right metatarsal, the club said Thursday, marring the holders’ advance to the last 16 of the French Cup with a 2-0 win over Strasbourg. A fractured metatarsal curtailed the Brazilian’s last season, and the recurrence comes just three weeks ahead of the first leg of PSG’s crunch Champions League clash against Manchester United.  The severity of the new injury is not yet known, although Neymar was able to walk of...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Paris, Cameroon, Angel Di Maria, Strasbourg, Psg, Neymar, Edinson Cavani, Afp, Cavani, Thomas Tuchel, Di Maria, Kylian Mbappe


Real Madrid take top spot from Man Utd in ‘money league’

London (AFP) – Real Madrid have knocked Manchester United off the top of Deloitte’s Football Money League, but the Premier League still flexed its financial muscle, with all of England’s ‘Big Six’ featuring in the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Man Utd, Real Madrid, Deloitte, Afp, Football Money League, AFP Real Madrid


‘Ney is worried’: PSG lose Neymar to foot injury in French Cup win

Paris (AFP) – Holders Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the last 16 of the French Cup with a 2-0 win over Strasbourg on Wednesday, but their evening was marred by the sight of Neymar going off... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Strasbourg, Psg, Afp, Ney, AFP Holders Paris Saint Germain


Pochettino calls for VAR delay

London (AFP) – Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has urged Premier League chiefs to delay the introduction of the controversial VAR system. Pochettino is not a fan of the video assistant referee system, even though it... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Mauricio Pochettino, Pochettino, Afp, Var, AFP Tottenham


‘Emi is out there’, family and friends hope for Sala miracle in Argentina

Progreso (Argentina) (AFP) – Each time he returned from Europe on holiday to Progreso, the small town in Argentina where he lived until the age of 16, Emiliano Sala became “Emi” once more, just like... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Argentina, Afp, EMI, Emiliano Sala, Sala, Progreso, Progreso Argentina AFP


Barcelona left with mountain to climb after cup defeat by Sevilla

Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Barcelona’s hopes of winning a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey were dented on Wednesday as they were beaten 2-0 by Sevilla in the first leg of the quarter-finals.  Lionel Messi was... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Lionel Messi, Sevilla, Afp, Seville Spain


Higuain must earn permanent Chelsea deal – Sarri

London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is confident Gonzalo Higuain can be the short-term solution to his side’s need for goals and urged the Argentine to earn a permanent move to the Premier League.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain, Sarri, AFP Chelsea


Guardiola relieved as City survive ‘dangerous’ Burton pitch

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola admitted he was relieved Manchester City sealed their place in the League Cup final without any injuries in a 1-0 win on Burton’s “dangerous” pitch on Wednesday. Guardiola’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Afp, Burton, Guardiola, Trent United Kingdom


Rangers rocked by Kilmarnock, Celtic cement top spot

Glasgow (AFP) – Kilmarnock’s Jordan Jones damaged his future club’s Scottish Premiership title ambitions with the decisive strike in a 2-1 win over Rangers, while leaders Celtic thrashed St Mirren 4-0 on Wednesday. Jones is... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Celtic, Rangers, Glasgow, Jones, St Mirren, Afp, Jordan Jones, Kilmarnock Celtic, AFP Kilmarnock


PSG lose injured Neymar in French Cup win as clubs salute missing Sala

Paris (AFP) – Holders Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the last 16 of the French Cup with a 2-0 win over Strasbourg on Wednesday, but their evening was marred by the sight of Neymar going off... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Strasbourg, Psg, Neymar, Afp, Sala, AFP Holders Paris Saint Germain


Man City finish off Burton to reach League Cup final

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City completed the formality of sealing their place in the League Cup final with a 1-0 win at Burton on Wednesday that wrapped up a 10-0 aggregate triumph. Pep... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Afp, Burton, Trent United Kingdom AFP Manchester City


Piatek completes AC Milan move after Higuain joins Chelsea

Milan (AFP) – Genoa’s Polish international striker Krzysztof Piatek signed a four-and-a-half year deal with AC Milan, the Serie A club said on Wednesday, shortly after Argentine Gonazlo Higuain’s six-month loan move to Chelsea was... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Ac Milan, Afp, Higuain, Gonazlo Higuain, Krzysztof Piatek, Milan AFP Genoa


Chelsea sign Higuain to ignite spluttering attack

London (AFP) – Chelsea signed Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season on Wednesday as boss Maurizio Sarri looks to ignite his spluttering attack. Higuain will be reunited... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Argentina, Juventus, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain, Higuain, AFP Chelsea


‘Phenomenon’ Higuain brings grit, goals to Chelsea

London (AFP) – Maurizio Sarri once claimed Gonzalo Higuain guarantees “certain death” for defenders — now the Chelsea manager must hope his decision to reunite with the Argentina striker breathes new life into his misfiring... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Argentina, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain


Chelsea sign Higuain on loan until end of the season

London (AFP) – Chelsea signed Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season on Wednesday as boss Maurizio Sarri looks to ignite his spluttering attack. Higuain will be reunited... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Argentina, Juventus, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain, Higuain, AFP Chelsea


Caen dump out amateur side to make French Cup last 16

Paris (AFP) – Caen ended the run of plucky sixth-tier amateurs Viry-Chatillon with a 6-0 rout in the last 32 of the French Cup on Wednesday, while Dijon thumped top-flight rivals Saint-Etienne 6-3 in the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Caen, Afp, Saint Etienne, AFP Caen, Viry Chatillon


Sensitive questions posed over missing Sala’s contract

Paris (AFP) – As searchers offered little hope on Wednesday of finding Emiliano Sala alive, some in football posed the first sensitive questions over insurance and the fee Cardiff had just agreed to pay for... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Cardiff, Afp, Emiliano Sala, Sala


Caen salute missing Sala in French Cup romp

Paris (AFP) – Caen ended the run of plucky sixth-tier amateurs Viry-Chatillon with a 6-0 rout in the last 32 of the French Cup on Wednesday, while Dijon thumped top-flight rivals Saint-Etienne 6-3 in the snow. Viry-Chatillon had upended Ligue 1 outfit Angers in the previous round, but they were thrashed by Caen as Yacine Bammou and Saif-Eddine Khaoui were among the scorers on the outskirts of Paris. An emotional Bammou raised his hands towards the sky after his early goal, in tribute to former ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Strasbourg, Channel Islands, Nantes, Caen, Rennes, Afp, Ligue, Parc des Princes, Emiliano Sala, Sala, Saint Etienne, Dijon, Yacine Bammou


Palace’s Hennessey charged over alleged Nazi salute

London (AFP) – Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has been charged by the Football Association after allegedly making a Nazi salute. In a picture posted on Instagram by his German Palace team-mate Max Meyer, Hennessey... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Football Association, Nazi, Hennessey, Wayne Hennessey, Afp, AFP Crystal Palace, Max Meyer Hennessey


RB Leipzig sign teen Wolf from sister club Salzburg

Berlin (AFP) – Bundesliga side RB Leipzig confirmed Wednesday they have signed 19-year-old Austrian midfielder Hannes Wolf from sister club Red Bull Salzburg as of July 1 — after he twice helped beat them in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Salzburg, Red Bull Salzburg, Leipzig, Wolf, Afp, Hannes Wolf


Cardiff striker Sala presumed dead as rescuers suspend sea search

St Peter Port (Guernsey) (AFP) – Hopes all but vanished of finding new Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala alive as British, French and Channel Islands rescuers on Wednesday suspended a second day of searches after... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Cardiff City, Cardiff, Afp, Emiliano Sala, Sala, Peter Port Guernsey, British French and Channel Islands


Barcelona sign De Jong from Ajax for 75 million euros

Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona have won the race to sign highly-rated Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong, the Spanish club announced on Wednesday.  The 21-year-old will join Barca on July 1 for 75 million euros ($85... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Barca, Afp, De Jong, Barcelona AFP Barcelona, Frenkie de Jong


VAR sparks more controversy across Europe

Berlin (AFP) – Six months after successfully making it’s World Cup debut in Russia, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system remains a ‘work in progress’ which keeps sparking controversy across Europe’s top leagues. “The VAR... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Russia, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Afp


Fulham’s Kamara suspended indefinitely after arrest

London (AFP) – French striker Aboubakar Kamara has been indefinitely suspended by Fulham after being arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and criminal damage following a fight at the club’s training ground. “Police were... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Fulham, Afp, Kamara, Aboubakar Kamara


Rui Faria unveiled as coach of Qatar’s Al Duhail

Doha (AFP) – Rui Faria said on Wednesday he did not seek advice from Jose Mourinho before deciding to take his first head coach job at Qatar Stars League side Al Duhail. The man who... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Jose Mourinho, Doha, Afp, Qatar Stars League, Rui Faria, Al Duhail


Solskjaer has made Man Utd ‘very dangerous’: Arsenal’s Emery

London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Manchester United a much more dangerous team since taking over from Jose Mourinho. Emery’s side host United in the FA Cup fourth... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Afp, Unai Emery, Solskjaer, AFP Arsenal, Jose Mourinho Emery


Balotelli completes six-month move to Marseille

Marseille (AFP) – Marseille have completed the signing of Italy striker Mario Balotelli from their French rivals Nice, the Ligue 1 club confirmed on Wednesday. Balotelli, 28, has signed for the former European champions until... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Marseille, Italy, Mario Balotelli, Balotelli, Afp, Nice the Ligue, Marseille AFP Marseille


Spurs not changing transfer strategy despite injuries, says Pochettino

London (AFP) – Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says the club will not change their transfer strategy despite potentially costly injuries to striker Harry Kane and midfielder Dele Alli but are open to making signings this... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Pochettino, Dele Alli, Afp, AFP Tottenham


Queiroz cautious ahead of quarter-final showdown with ‘giants’ China

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Carlos Queiroz says his in-form Iran side should not be labelled favourites to win their Asian Cup quarter-final with China on Thursday, a match he described as “the game of our... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Abu Dhabi, Afp, Carlos Queiroz, Queiroz



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