Wenger: Europa League final being in Baku is 'a nightmare'

The former Gunners boss has expressed sympathy for Henrikh Mkhitaryan as well as fans of his old club and Chelsea ahead of the showpiece event The Europa League final being held in Baku is “a nightmare” for Arsenal and Chelsea fans, according to Arsene Wenger. Next week’s showpiece between two of London’s Premier League clubs will be …

'Lampard would be great at Chelsea' – Johnson backs Blues legend for manager's job

The former Blues full-back has endorsed his old team-mate for a highly-coveted role, amid rumours the Italian boss could leave this summer Derby County manager Frank Lampard would be a “great” choice to succeed Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea next season, according to Glen Johnson. The Blues legend has enjoyed a successful first year in management …

Liga MX final down to which team – Leon or Tigres – can stay true to identity despite absences

Nacho Ambriz’s team is missing two key attackers but must stick with its style in Thursday’s first leg and Sunday’s return Jose Juan Macias scored more goals than any Mexican in Liga MX this season. He helped Leon into the Liga MX final. Then, he left. Macias played in Poland for the Mexico U-20 national …

Odegaard's talent is a gift from god – Advocaat

The 20-year-old Real Madrid loanee has been in good form for Vitesse and Utrecht boss Advocaat believes he was born with a special talent Real Madrid winger Martin Odegaard’s talent is a “gift from god”, Dick Advocaat says. The 20-year-old has had an impressive season on loan at Vitesse, scoring 11 goals and providing 12 …

Liga MX transfer news: The latest rumors and chisme in Mexican soccer

Is Hirving Lozano bound for Serie A? Will Hector Herrera move to Atletico? Who will Chivas sign this summer? Goal summarizes the transfer talk Lozano headed back to Netherlands Hirving Lozano will miss the Gold Cup and is returning to the Netherlands to continue injury rehab with PSV, according to ESPN Mexico . The winger suffered a …

Kompany won Anderlecht job after six-hour meeting with Arnesen

The club director has revealed he hired the defender as the club’s new player-coach after a single impressive meeting Vincent Kompany was chosen as the new player-coach of Anderlecht after one six-hour meeting with the club, according to technical director Frank Arnesen. It was announced last Sunday that the Manchester City captain would return to …

Arsenal eye Reading striker Loader but face rival interest from Juventus, Wolves and Chelsea

Southampton, Leicester City, Lille and Rennes are also interested in the teenage forward, who has just one year left on his Royals contract Arsenal are one of several clubs keeping close tabs on Reading’s teenage striker Danny Loader, Goal understands. Click Here: The 18-year-old was part of England’s Under-17s World Cup winning team in 2017 and …

De Jong arrival set to leave Rakitic with peripheral role at Barcelona

The Croatia international believes he and the 22-year-old do not play the same role but club executives view the situation differently The acquisition of Frenkie de Jong is likely to put Ivan Rakitic’s place at Barcelona under threat, Goal understands. The 31-year-old Croatia international has been linked to a potential move away from the La …

Who is Sebastian Soto? The Hannover striker who could be the USA goal machine at the U-20 World Cup

The San Diego native will lead the U.S. attack at the Under-20 World Cup, and could be one of the tournament’s top goal scorers The Under-20 World Cup has been a good stage for American strikers through the years, with players such as Jozy Altidore, Rubio Rubin and Josh Sargent shining as goal-scorers in the …

Manchester United 2019 pre-season: Friendlies, transfers, rumours & Premier League fixtures

Here is your complete guide to United’s 2019-20 pre-season and matches, dates, venues and all you need to know about their summer Manchester United have a packed pre-season tour planned with trips to Australia, Singapore and China ahead of the new 2019-20 campaign. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be looking to bring back the positivity to a Red …