9:55 AM ET Chelsea are keeping tabs on Bayern Munich defender David Alaba but face competition from Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid for his signature, sources have told ESPN. The 28-year-old is expected to leave Bayern on a free transfer when his contract runs out next summer but he is free to negotiate with overseas
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5:18 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens A court has ruled that Santos must pay Barcelona €2.9 million for violating an agreement the two clubs had relating to Gabriel “Gabigol” Barbosa, sources have told ESPN. As part of the deal to sign Neymar in 2013, Barca also secured a preferential option on three other Santos
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12:17 AM ET Tom Marshall Substitute Emmanuel Gigliotti rescued a late 1-1 draw for ten-man Leon against Pumas UNAM in the first leg of Thursday’s “Guard1anes 2020” Liga MX final. – Liga MX coverage on ESPN Deportes– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ A second half goal from Paraguayan Carlos Gonzalez had handed home side
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9:24 PM ET Columbus Crew SC‘s hopes of winning a second MLS Cup final suffered an immense blow on Thursday night when the team announced that midfielders Darlington Nagbe and Pedro Santos have been deemed “not medically cleared to play.” The Crew are scheduled to play the Seattle Sounders FC in the MLS Cup final
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7:42 PM ET Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur may be flying high in all competitions but the Portuguese coach conceded that he is unable to keep all of his players happy with England forward Dele Alli not getting any minutes in their Europa League win on Thursday. – Europa League: Who is in, when is the
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6:46 PM ET Bob Foose, the executive director of the MLS Players Association, said that “almost 20%” of MLS players contracted COVID-19 over the course of the season, and that the players surrendered close to $150 million in potential earnings due to the renegotiated collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that was agreed to in June. Speaking
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4:01 PM ET The United States women’s national team will participate in newly created Nations League tournament as CONCACAF announced its international women’s calendar for 2021 to 2024, which includes the qualifying format for the 2023 World Cup. The Women’s CONCACAF Nations League is part of a new initiative to double the number of official
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2:47 PM ET Arsenal capped a perfect run through the Europa League group stage with a 4-2 victory at Dundalk on Thursday. Edward Nketiah saw his hard work pay off on 12 minutes when the forward chased down a defender and intercepted an attempted clearance before before dinking over the keeper from inside the box.
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12:21 PM ET Robinho was at AC Milan from 2010 to 2014. Marco Luzzani/Getty Images Robinho‘s nine-year prison sentence for sexual assault has been upheld in the Milan courts following an appeal. The verdict relates back to an incident which took place on Jan. 22, 2013 involving a 22-year-old Albanian woman. – Stream LIVE games and
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9:02 AM ET Christian Pulisic‘s attempts to put his fitness issues behind him remain a “work in progress” according to Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard. The USMNT international scored his first Premier League goal of the season in last Saturday’s 3-1 win over Leeds, coming off the bench to make only his fifth appearance in
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5:56 AM ET The fourth official whose comment was at the centre of the suspension of the Champions League clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday has said he is not racist. Sebastian Coltescu, from Romania, was accused by Basaksehir players and staff to have used a racial slur against the club’s assistant
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5:29 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens One of the candidates running to become the next president of Barcelona has said he will gift club members tattoos and pizzas if they vote for him. Jordi Farre needs to gather 2,257 signatures from Barcelona club members to be eligible to be run in the election for
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12:25 PM ET The Columbus Crew announced that a player has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Saturday’s MLS Cup final against the Seattle Sounders. The latest positive test is the ninth such result that the Crew has sustained during the postseason. – Stream LIVE games and replays on ESPN+ (U.S. only) A total of
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4:04 PM ET Ndombele’s resurgence in 2020-21 has been one of the stories of the Premier League season as Tottenham have mounted a credible title challenge. Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images When it comes to talking about Tanguy Ndombele and Jose Mourinho, a pair who’ve clashed at times in 2020, nothing will ever
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