The 31-year-old impressed for the Red Devils in cup competitions but is yet to play more than 20 minutes in a single Premier League matchOle Gunnar Solskjaer needs to have more faith in on-loan striker Odion Ighalo, according to former Nigeria forward Victor Ezeji. Ighalo’s arrival from Shanghai Shenhua in January raised eyebrows but he
Chelsea Football Club has completed the signing of one of the big names in world football with Thiago Silva joining on a one-year contract, with the club having the option of a further 12 months. That the Brazilian central defender’s time as a Paris Saint-German player was coming to an end was one of the
Hansi Flick came in as assistant at the start of the season and I think they knew there could be trouble there and if they had to make a call [on former manager Niko Kovac], he could take over. He has never had a job permanently as a head coach and for anybody to say
Champions Liverpool will face Championship winners Leeds United in the standout opening weekend game of the 2020-21 Premier League season
Champions Liverpool will face Championship winners Leeds United in the standout opening weekend game of the 2020-21 Premier League season.Championship play-off winners Fulham will host Arsenal, while West Bromwich Albion, the third promoted side, are at home to Leicester City.The opening round of fixtures will take place on the weekend of 12 September.However, Manchester City
Spain's La Liga will resume on 11 June when Real Betis face Sevilla, and next season will start on 12 September. Organisers want to finish the season on the weekend of 18-19 July "depending on the evolution" of coronavirus. The Spanish government's department for sport said agreements had been reached with La Liga and the
Arsenal are to begin talks with Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho's agent. The Brazilian 27-year-old has spent the season on loan at Bayern Munich but the Bundesliga champions will not pay the £105m required to make the deal permanent. Detail later.......
The Nigerian, 30, was signed on a short-term loan deal in January as cover for striker Marcus Rashford, who had been ruled out by a back injury. However, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic means Ighalo's loan will end before the Premier League's intended June return date, by which time Rashford is also expected to
Timo Werner scored his first goals since the Bundesliga returned from a two-month break amid the coronavirus pandemic as RB Leipzig thumped Mainz.
The 24-year-old Germany striker took his tally for the season to 30 with a superb hat-trick as his side won 5-0 to move third in the table. Elsewhere on Sunday, pressure is mounting on Schalke boss David Wagner after his side lost 3-0 to Augsburg. Schalke are now winless in nine games, and have scored
Peter Bonetti playing for Chelsea in 1970 - the year they won the FA Cup Former Chelsea and England goalkeeper Peter Bonetti has died aged 78 after a long illness. Bonetti was described by Chelsea as a "goalkeeping superstar of the 1960s and 1970s" and "one of our indisputably all-time great players". He was part
The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw.
Image captionCanadian flag bearer Rosannagh Maclennan during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has admitted for the first time that the games could be