Day: February 11, 2019

ESPN FC writers 2018 19 Champions League round of 16 predictions

11/02/2019

France legend Frank Leboeuf joins ESPN FC to talk the ramifications for PSG should they fail to progress in the Champions League for yet another season. Bayern Munich great Bastian Schweinsteiger throws his support behind Niko Kovac and tells ESPN FC they can get back to the Champions League final this season. Which eight clubs […]

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Aguero tops Player Power Rankings for second straight week ahead of Julian Brandt

11/02/2019

Craig Burley breaks down how Manchester City were able to stretch N’Golo Kane, Ross Barkley and Jorghino, allowing their star play makers to run rampant. Manchester City netted four goals in the opening 25 minutes, and Sergio Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 2nd half as Man City dominate Chelsea 6-0. Manchester City netted four […]

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Manchester United’s Martial: It’s easier to play for Solskjaer than Mourinho

11/02/2019

With Edinson Cavani picking up an injury against Bordeaux, the FC panel examine how PSG would line up if he’s ruled out against Manchester United. Manchester United eased past a woeful Fulham side to move up to 4th place in the Premier League. Following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 10th win in 11 games as caretaker manager […]

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Neymar hops to give mascots high-fives before PSG-Bordeaux match

11/02/2019

Neymar still has some time before returning to the pitch, but the Paris Saint-Germain star is still finding ways to keep himself involved — at least with the mascots. The Brazil international, currently out with a broken metatarsal in his right foot, gave high-fives to all the youngsters ahead of PSG’s home match against Bordeaux on […]

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Transfer Talk Manchester United to make £50m move for Ryan Sessegnon

11/02/2019

The transfer window for Europe’s biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. And Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world’s media and set correspondents loose to see what’s on the agenda for the summer. TOP STORY: £50m Sessegnon to Old […]

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Barca women’s boss accuses Rayo player of racism Rayo say claim an unacceptable lie

11/02/2019

With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Barcelona’s women’s team manager Lluis Cortes and forward Andressa Alves have alleged racist abuse from a Rayo Vallecano player following Alves’ sending off on Sunday, a claim Rayo have strongly denied. Alves was shown a […]

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes appointed Oldham manager

11/02/2019

ESPN’s Mark Ogden sits down with Gary Neville and Paul Scholes to discuss Salford City’s journey so far and what the future holds for the club. Former Manchester United players Gary Neville and Paul Scholes reflect on the impact Cristiano Ronaldo made during his time at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised Manchester United’s Jesse […]

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PSG still plan to attack Manchester United despite Neymar, Cavani absences

11/02/2019

Alexis Nunes and Craig Burley weigh up their predictions for the week’s Champions League round of 16 matches. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks ahead to Manchester United’s Champions League Round of 16 clash with PSG. With Edinson Cavani picking up an injury against Bordeaux, the FC panel examine how PSG would line up if he’s ruled […]

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Manchester United under Jose Mourinho were ‘laughing stock’ – Phil Jones

11/02/2019

With Edinson Cavani picking up an injury against Bordeaux, the FC panel examine how PSG would line up if he’s ruled out against Manchester United. Manchester United eased past a woeful Fulham side to move up to 4th place in the Premier League. Following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 10th win in 11 games as caretaker manager […]

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Sancho exclusive ‘I’m happy that I’ve opened doors’ for young English players with Dortmund move

11/02/2019

Jadon Sancho discussed his development at Borussia Dortmund, how he’s maturing and the influence Marco Reus has had on his career. DORTMUND, Germany — A different club, a different league, a different town, a different country. Life, in football and beyond, has changed so much for Jadon Sancho since his move to Borussia Dortmund 20 […]

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Juventus sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey to 4-year deal

11/02/2019

In an exclusive to ESPN FC, former Liverpool and Juve striker Ian Rush says Aaron Ramsey must go into Juventus thinking he’s the best player in the world to succeed. Wales manager Ryan Giggs expects to see an improved Aaron Ramsey if he seals a move from Arsenal to Juventus. Arsenal boss Unai Emery insists […]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer talks the talk before his biggest tests as Man United manager

11/02/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was ready for the question. It comes most weeks, in some shape or form, but this time, with Paris Saint-Germain’s visit to Old Trafford starting a run of three huge games for the Manchester United caretaker manager, it seemed pertinent. “Do you think the games against the likes of PSG and Liverpool […]

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Tottenham’s Juan Foyth benefitting from learning under fellow defender Mauricio Pochettino

11/02/2019

Hugo Lloris denied Jamy Vardy from the penalty spot and Christian Eriksen scored minutes later as Tottenham win a thriller against Leicester City 3-1. Hugo Lloris denied Jamy Vardy from the penalty spot and Christian Eriksen scored minutes later as Tottenham win a thriller against Leicester City 3-1. English Premier League: Heung-Min Son (90’+1′) Tottenham […]

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Ex-Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to host Champions League TV show

11/02/2019

The Exploding Heads bring you all the happenings from the Premier League weekend, plus a bonus Valentine’s Day message from Cristiano Ronaldo! With Edinson Cavani picking up an injury against Bordeaux, the FC panel examine how PSG would line up if he’s ruled out against Manchester United. Manchester United eased past a woeful Fulham side […]

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Manchester City fire shot over Liverpool’s bow while furthering Chelsea’s woe

11/02/2019

Nick Miller runs the rule over the Premier League’s biggest storylines. Realisation of the weekend Liverpool won’t be getting ahead of themselves having beaten a Bournemouth side who have lost their past nine away games, but the 3-0 victory was at least a nerve-steadier, a reminder that two draws wasn’t a colossal crisis. Also, it […]

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By the numbers – Chelsea suffer biggest defeat since 1991, Sergio Aguero levels with Alan Shearer

11/02/2019

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 to climb up to second in La Liga, and are now — aided by Barcelona’s 0-0 draw at Athletic Bilbao — just six points off the top. Juventus beat Sassuolo 3-0 — Cristiano Ronaldo with a goal and an assist — to go nine points clear of second-placed Napoli. […]

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Manchester City’s ‘incredible desire’ reminds Guardiola of Barcelona teams

11/02/2019

Craig Burley breaks down how Manchester City were able to stretch N’Golo Kane, Ross Barkley and Jorghino, allowing their star play makers to run rampant. Manchester City netted four goals in the opening 25 minutes, and Sergio Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 2nd half as Man City dominate Chelsea 6-0. Referee Mike Dean hid […]

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Jadon Sancho: England’s talented youngsters motivated by desire to provide for families

11/02/2019

Jadon Sancho says Christian Pulisic’s outstanding ability, commitment and passion for the game is an inspiration for him. After Dortmund let a three-goal lead slip against Hoffenheim, the FC crew voice their concerns about the Bundesliga leaders menality. Christian Pulisic explains what went wrong for Borussia Dortmund after his side were knocked out of the […]

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Jozy Altidore hopeful for new Toronto deal, but ‘no problem’ if not

11/02/2019

Jozy Altidore tells Max Bretos and Herculez Gomez the U.S. need to get back to playing for the crest and the country, something he thinks some players lost sight of. Jozy Altidore says he’s proud of USMNT teammate Christian Pulisic’s move to Chelsea and is a reflection of both the past and future for the […]

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Coutinho retains Barcelona faith despite doubts over fit in Valverde system – sources

11/02/2019

With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Barcelona were held scoreless in Bilbao, but still lead second-place Real Madrid by six points atop the La Liga table. Alexis Nunes and Paul Mariner sift through the more notable fixtures in La Liga this […]

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