Arsene Wenger feels he was ‘invaded’ by the increasing demands of a modern-day manager during his time with Arsenal. The former Gunners boss feels he didn’t have enough time to think about football towards the end of his time at the Emirates.

The weekend’s big game in Ghana has been postponed due to torrential rains in Kumasi,
Asante Kotoko’s encounter with arch-rivals Hearts of Oak in the 2019 Ghana President’s Cup will be rescheduled after the match was disrupted by heavy rains on Sunday.

Raheem Sterling is one of the top five players in the world, better than Neymar, and should be targeting winning the Ballon d’Or in his career – according to former Chelsea and Marseille forward Tony Cascarino.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah boasts similarities to Lionel Messi and can become even better if he tones down his obsession with goals, according to Arsene Wenger.

Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford should embrace Cristiano Ronaldo as a role model, according to former Red Devils coach Rene Meulensteen.

Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri limped off after just seven minutes of Italy’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Finland on Sunday night, with what appeared to be a thigh strain.

Davinson Sanchez made sure to let his presence known against Neymar on Friday night, by leaving the forward crumpled in a heap on the ground.

Barcelona are preparing a contract for Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 32, to keep him at the club for the rest of his career.

Chelsea could be forced into offering left-back Emerson Palmieri, 25, a long-term contract with former boss Maurizo Sarri interested in taking the Brazil international to Juventus.

Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez has admitted this is the first time he has seen Romelu Lukaku so focused and happy as he backed the Inter star to lead the way for club and country.

Leonardo Bonucci matches Alessandro Del Piero’s 91 Italy caps yesternight, putting him in the all-time top 10.
The Juventus defender started yesterday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Finland in Tampere.

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, who is on loan at Roma, says racism is unacceptable and sad to see in modern times but says the issue is not just a problem for Italian football.

Ciro Immobile confessed a two-year Italy drought “was weighing on me,” but he broke it in tonight’s 2-1 victory in Finland.

Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 24, is on the verge of signing a new contract, despite interest in the Serbian from Manchester United, Paris St-Germain and Juventus.

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has declared his goal is to reach 200 international appearances after equalling Iker Casillas’ record on Sunday.
Ramos moved level with Casillas as Spain’s most-capped player following his 167th cap in a 4-0 rout of the Faroe Islands in Euro 2020 qualifying.

Gianluigi Donnarumma saw “a great performance” as Italy won 2-1 in Finland, their sixth Euro 2020 win out of six, even if they conceded an historic goal.

Manchester United and Manchester City are set to compete for the signing of 20-year-old Benfica midfielder Florentino Luis.

David de Gea has reportedly told friends that he plans to reject a £350,000-a-week contract tabled by Manchester United and leave the club for free next year.

Roberto Mancini insists Italy deserved to beat Finland by more than 2-1 considering their dominance and he could use Stefano Sensi with Marco Verratti in future.

France midfielder Paul Pogba, 27, stayed at Manchester United instead of moving to Real Madrid because of a £150m sports sponsorship deal.

Italy moved six points clear at the top of European Championship qualifying Group J with a deserved 2-1 win over nearest challengers Finland.

Liverpool could be boosted by the return of Naby Keita next weekend once the international break is over.

Leonardo Bonucci insists he wasn’t trying to get Armenia striker Aleksandr Karapetyan sent off. “I already had two stitches from an elbow.”

Liverpool are reportedly leading the race to sign Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir, who is also wanted by Juventus.

Marcos Rojo, 29, will push for a move to Aston Villa from Manchester United in January, after the Argentine defender failed to leave Old Trafford in the summer.

Danny Rose has vowed to have his say on his turbulent summer with Tottenham, but insists he has nothing to prove.

Some Barcelona players offered their own money to help fund a move for PSG’s Brazil forward Neymar this summer

England left-back Danny Rose, 29, wants to stay and fight for his place at Tottenham Hotspur despite interest from other clubs and the arrival of Ryan Sessegnon, 19, from Fulham over the summer.

Dries Mertens is widely expected to leave Napoli at the end of the season, with his future at Anderlecht, in China or MLS.

Gareth Southgate believes England’s frontline is as exciting as any other in the world.

Liverpool are reportedly not opening contact talks with Virgil van Dijk despite the recent speculation.

Real Madrid will reignite their interest in Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, 22, in the summer 2020 transfer window.

Juventus are reportedly considering a January bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier.

Italian Serie A giants AS Roma have offered a contract extension to veteran defender Aleksandar Kolarov in order to keep him at the Stadio Olimpico.

Italy full-back Matteo Darmian, 29, has ‘no regrets’ over his move to Manchester United, after he joined Parma following four seasons at Old Trafford.

Luis Suarez will reportedly return to training at Barcelona on Wednesday as he works towards featuring against Valencia later this month.

Adidas reportedly played a key role in keeping Paul Pogba at Manchester United beyond the end of the recent transfer window.

Italian Serie A giants Napoli star striker Lorenzo Insigne is eager to extend his contract with the club

Stalwart Germany and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, 33, has no plans to retire. ‘I will retire when my services are not needed anymore”.

Manchester United players are reportedly glad that Alexis Sanchez left the club towards the end of last month.

Albanian Prime Minister Edvin Rama revealed his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron offered a sincere apology after the wrong national anthem was played for Albania at their Euro 2020 qualifier with France in Paris.

Javi Gracia has voiced his surprise after being abruptly sacked by Watford and replaced by former manager Quique Sanchez Flores on Saturday.

England captain Harry Kane insists he pays no attention to people who accuse him of diving and is only focused on scoring goals.

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez feels Romelu Lukaku will be unaffected by recent racist abuse.

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