Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said anyone leaking team news before games is "unethical and unprofessional."
Julian Nagelsmann is said to be the man lined up to replace Jose Mourinho as Tottenham boss, as their season has unravelled very quickly.
The Premier League could see fans return for the final week of the 2020-21 season, as the UK government has announced its plan to come out of lockdown in the coming weeks and months.
Barcelona presidential candidate Toni Freixa decided to throw anything he could out into the press this week. Freixa was asked about Barca’s current fiduciary situation and gave a thoughtful answer.
Callum Hudson-Odoi off started well under Thomas Tuchel, but it seems that he’s finally fallen afoul of his new manager. Speaking to the media following their draw with Southampton, the Chelsea boss was scathing in his criticism of the young winger. Could this create an opening for Bayern Munich to make another approach?
An initial report from Bulgarian journalist Metodi Shumanov (confirmed stateside by Pablo Maurer) indicates that D.C. United is in pursuit of Nigel Robertha, a Dutch-born forward who plays for Levski Sofia and is eligible for the Curaçao national team. There is a slight difference between the two reports on their progress, with Maurer saying the talks are serious, while Shumanov claiming that Sofia has already accepted an offer in the neighborhood of $1.2 million and the deal should be made official in the coming days.
Gianluigi Donnarumma wants to succeed Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea as the highest paid goalkeeper in the world, but is happy to negotiate reduced terms to remain at Milan – even though talks over a new contract have reached an impasse.
Lionel Messi’s future continues to be the subject of speculation but the chances of the captain swapping Barcelona for Manchester City may be reducing.
Manchester City’s pursuit of the Norwegian striker is ramping up. For Erling Haaland, Man City are “willing to go above his £65M buyout clause [active in 2022]. The 15% sell-on clause on Jadon Sancho could be waived/negotiated to gain an advantage in the Haaland pursuit.”
Bournemouth want to open talks with Thierry Henry over the managerial vacancy at Dean Court, according to The Guardian's Ben Fisher.
Joan Laporta has been talking about Lionel Messi’s future and says he will do everything he can to keep the captain at Barcelona.
Arsenal are set for a huge clear out, as up to 10 players will be moved on to reduce their huge wage bill.
After months of speculation that linked Dayot Upamecano to several clubs across Europe, Bayern Munich finally confirmed the signing of the Frenchman last weekend. The RB Leipzig defender will join the world champions next season and would be an excellent addition to Bayern’s frail backline.
Anyone who had hopes that Bayern Munich might make a surprising run at FC Barcelona legend Lionel Messi is probably going to be let down.
Comparing Lionel Messi to anybody else is a futile endeavor. He's been that dominant for that long. There are only so many ways to say that Messi is the best. But, comparing Messi to himself is a different matter entirely. At 33 years of age it's not surprising to see that Messi is at least starting to slow down. What is surprising is seeing just how much the way he's playing has changed.
Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign free agent striker Daniel Sturridge for the remainder of the season.
Diego Costa is closing in on a return to Brazil to play for his beloved Palmeiras.
It has been a crazy weekend already regarding Bayern Munich transfers as the club announced the signing of RB Leipzig center-back earlier today Dayot Upamecano and also reportedly has a “done deal” with Reading left-back Omar Richards.
Hakim Ziyech hasn’t quite lit up the Premier League since his arrival at Chelsea in the summer, with the former Ajax stalwart injured for a large part of the season. He did start off brightly, exhibiting his wide array of playmaking skills, but his performances have tapered off in recent weeks, though still with the occasional moment of genius. He has 2 goals and 4 assists in 1070 minutes for Chelsea — hardly prolific numbers given his return of 8 goals and 21 assists in 2686 minutes for Ajax last season.
ARSENAL are close to finalising a summer deal for Sporting Lisbon striker Tiago Tomas.
New York Red Bulls and DC United are considering joining the race to sign West Bromwich Albion defender Kieran Gibbs who remains a target for Inter Miami CF, sources have told ESPN.
For much of the 2020-2021 offseason, Sporting Kansas City fans have been holding out hope that many of their favorite players would return for 2021. It appears, another name is choosing to go elsewhere. Chilean outfit El Murcurio is reporting (behind paywall) that Felipe Gutierrez is set to return to his former club, Club Deportivo Universidad Católica.
After standing pat in the transfer market — and seeming intent on persisting with that stance — Liverpool suddenly made moves on transfer deadline day, bringing in short-term cover for their decimated central defence in the shape of Ben Davies and Ozan Kabak.
Paris Saint-Germain have received bad news about superstar forward Neymar following Wednesday's Coupe de France victory over Caen.