Manchester United’s Paul Pogba only a substitute for Sevilla clash

The Exploding Heads provide unique cases for both Sevilla and Man United as to why each will advance in the Champions League. The ESPN FC crew delve into the complexities of Sevilla vs. Manchester United, including how Paul Pogba will play if he features for Jose Mourinho’s side. Check out […]

Chelsea Olivier Giroud made correct decision to leave Arsenal – Deschamps

Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss whether Olivier Giroud can succeed at Chelsea and whether he can secure a role as the club’s first choice striker. Olivier Giroud extended Chelsea’s lead over Hull City in the FA Cup to 4-0 with his first goal for the club since his move […]

Arsenal need to rest starters for Sunday and play the kids against Ostersunds

With the Carabao Cup final set for Sunday, Arsene Wenger must be smart and rest his starters Thursday vs Ostersunds. Arsenal have two cup games on the agenda this week, although you wouldn’t know it if you were going on the conversation among Gunners supporters. The fixture against Ostersunds is passing […]

PSG’s Kylian Mbappe dines with French president Emmanuel Macron and Liberia’s George Weah

PSG head coach Unai Emery believes beating Strasbourg at home was integral following his side’s defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League. Neymar and Edinson Cavani led the charge as PSG shook off their midweek defeat at Real Madrid with a 5-2 win over Strasbourg. Shaka Hislop feels everyone […]

Diego Simeone remains uncertain over Fernando Torres’ Atletico future

Fernando Torres may face a decision on his future at Atletico Madrid this summer. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone replied with a simple no when asked if he would battle to keep Fernando Torres at the club beyond the summer. Torres is out of contract in June and has scored […]

Liverpool defeat Manchester United advance in UEFA Youth League

Ben Woodburn, second from left, scored Liverpool’s first goal against Manchester United on Wednesday. BIRKENHEAD, England — Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool under-19s beat Manchester United on Wednesday afternoon to advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Youth League. Goals from Ben Woodburn and Rafael Camacho at Prenton Park saw Liverpool beat […]

Chelsea supporters show renewed faith in Conte following weeks of uncertainty

The FC panel answer your tweets on how Chelsea should line up in their second leg at Barcelona, if Tottenham or Chelsea looked more impressive in their UCL first legs and more. Heading in to Stamford Bridge prior to Chelsea’s Champions League tie with Barcelona, Blues supporters had been in […]

Europa League position gives Arsene Wenger opportunity to test Arsenal youngsters

Arsene Wenger says winning Europa League is not how Arsenal want to qualify for next season’s Champions League. Arsene Wenger credits Arsenal for taking the game to a ‘nervous’ Ostersunds side and navigating the weather conditions in their comprehensive victory. Arsene Wenger hasn’t ruled out Aaron Ramsey for the Carabao […]

Sevilla star Pablo Sarabia has a point to prove against old boss Jose Mourinho

Craig Burley and Ross Dyer go head to head in predicting the outcomes of Bayern-Besiktas, Chelsea-Barca, Sevilla-Man United and Shakhtar-Roma. Check out the key stats and big stories before Sevilla and Manchester United square off in the last 16 of the Champions League. When Sevilla play Manchester United in the […]

Antonio Conte tactics vs Barcelona show Chelsea lack of depth

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in nine matches as Barcelona returned to the Camp Nou ahead on away goals. The FC panel answer your tweets on how Chelsea should line up in their second leg at Barcelona, if Tottenham or Chelsea looked more impressive in their UCL […]

Lionel Messi finally finds his ruthless edge vs. Chelsea as Paulinho struggles

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in his ninth match to earn a draw for Barcelona. In Germany, Bayern Munich took a giant step toward the quarterfinals against Besiktas. Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in nine matches as Barcelona return to the Camp Nou ahead […]

Arsenal’s Petr Cech doesn’t expect to play Carabao Cup final vs. Man City

Arsenal took advantage of some woeful defensive errors to brush aside Ostersunds and put one foot into the Europa League round of 16. Arsene Wenger credits Arsenal for taking the game to a ‘nervous’ Ostersunds side and navigating the weather conditions in their comprehensive victory. Arsenal took advantage of some […]

Paul Pogba not struggling at Manchester United – France boss Didier Deschamps

The ESPN FC crew delve into the complexities of Sevilla vs. Manchester United, including how Paul Pogba will play if he features for Jose Mourinho’s side. Check out the key stats and big stories before Sevilla and Manchester United square off in the last 16 of the Champions League. Manchester […]

After so much success, have Manchester City fans forgotten how to lose?

The FC crew review Man City’s stunning defeat at League One side Wigan in the FA Cup, focusing in on Fabian Delph’s red card. The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets on all things Man City, including how Pep Guardiola handles losing and what their FA Cup exit means for […]

Liverpool know treble elusiveness can use it against Manchester City

Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook says his League One team didn’t even look at the draw for FA Cup quarter-final before knocking out Premier League leaders Manchester City. Wigan’s shocking 1-0 FA Cup win over Manchester City ensured Pep Guardiola’s team cannot secure a clean sweep of trophies. In the […]

Willian Hat trick is coming for Chelsea we’ll treat United like Barcelona

Chelsea’s goalscorer Willian believes the Blues were unlucky to concede in their 1-1 draw with Barcelona in first leg of Champions League last-16 tie but insists they can win at the Nou Camp. LONDON — Willian warned that it is only a matter of time before he gets the hat […]

Barcelona agree deal to sign Gremio’s Arthur, 21 – sources

Arthur could be the next young Brazilian to move to Barcelona. Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle with Brazilian club Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur in a deal which could reach €40 million, sources have told ESPN Deportes’ Jordi Blanco. The 21-year-old was named the most valuable player in […]

Mesut Ozil Aaron Ramsey out Danny Welbeck David Ospina to start for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger credits Arsenal for taking the game to a ‘nervous’ Ostersunds side and navigating the weather conditions in their comprehensive victory. LONDON — Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey will miss Arsenal’s Europa League match against Ostersunds, but Arsene Wenger is hopeful they will both be fit for Sunday’s Carabao […]

Borussia Dortmund’s Lukasz Piszczek praises Michy Batshuayi focus

Borussia Dortmund’s Peter Stoger admits the club is lucky to have Michy Batshuayi after the Belgian scored his fifth goal in three matches since moving to Germany. Lukasz Piszczek has praised on-loan Michy Batshuayi for his focus and attitude since arriving at Borussia Dortmund. Batshuayi, 24, joined Dortmund on loan […]

Juan Mata Manchester United target Champions League after Premier League failure

From Juan Mata’s VAR encounter to the emergence of kid pitch invaders, the Exploding Heads get you caught up with the latest happenings in FA Cup in 90 seconds. The ESPN FC crew delve into the complexities of Sevilla vs. Manchester United, including how Paul Pogba will play if he […]