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Pep Guardiola wanted to join Arsenal as a player, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger revealed he was once visited by Pep Guardiola when the former Barcelona player wanted to sign for Arsenal. Guardiola made more than 250 appearances for Barcelona as a player, before a series of...

Philippe Coutinho’s Barcelona home burgled on Monday

Philippe Coutinho's new home in Barcelona was burgled on Monday night while he was out for dinner with his family. The former Liverpool playmaker returned to his home in the early hours of Tuesday morning...

Carabao Cup can be a catalyst for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Manchester City take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final, live on Sky Sports, on Sunday. After a shock FA Cup exit to Wigan, here's why the League Cup will now hold even more importance...

Jose Mourinho a ‘pioneer’ of tactics, says Vincenzo Montella

Sevilla head coach Vincenzo Montella has described Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho as a "pioneer" ahead of their Champions League round-of-16 clash. Mourinho takes his side to Spain for the first leg on Wednesday looking...

Chelsea v Barcelona preview: Can Lionel Messi break his duck?

Guillem Balague takes a closer look at how Chelsea can stop Barcelona and whether Lionel Messi can break his duck against the Premier League champions... I hear a lot of Chelsea fans highlight that Lionel Messi...

Pogba and Ibrahimovic in Man United training ahead of Sevilla clash

Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have returned to Manchester United training ahead of their trip to Sevilla in the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday. They were joined by Ander Herrera, Marcus Rashford and...

Manchester City consider legal action after Sergio Aguero spit claim

Manchester City are considering legal action after Sergio Aguero claimed he was verbally abused and spat at by a Wigan fan. City met with the Argentine striker on Tuesday morning to discuss his recollections of...

Mohamed Salah says Jurgen Klopp’s tactical switch unleashed his goals

Mohamed Salah says Jurgen Klopp's tactical switch has helped unleash his goals at Liverpool. Salah, who joined Liverpool from Roma in the summer, has scored 30 goals in 36 appearances for the club and is currently the...

Team GB women curlers secure thrilling victory over Switzerland

Team GB's women's curling team remain in the hunt to qualify for the Winter Olympic semi-finals after a thrilling victory over Switzerland in Pyeongchang. Eve Muirhead's team badly needed a win to realistically maintain their...

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United have ‘some problems’ with injuries

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful some of his key players will be fit in time for Wednesday's clash with Sevilla. Mourinho finds himself having to deal with a range of injuries just as...

Paul Pogba must prove doubters wrong, says Paul Parker

"The way is to go out there and prove people wrong and go show them you can adapt, change and prove that what Manchester United paid is worth it" - Paul Parker   Paul Pogba...

Doping case launched against Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky

The Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has begun proceedings against Russian mixed curler Alexander Krushelnitsky. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze with his wife in the mixed doubles at the Winter Olympics, is suspected of...

Pep Guardiola reveals he almost joined Wigan as a player

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he almost joined Wigan during his playing days, only to be deemed not good enough. Now one of the most decorated managers in world football, Guardiola also enjoyed a...

Elise Christie to undergo fitness test to decide Winter Olympic fate

Elise Christie will undergo a fitness test on Tuesday to determine if she can compete in the 1,000m short-track event at the Winter Olympics. The 27-year-old crashed out of the 1500m semi-finals on Saturday evening...

Arsenal sign record shirt deal with Emirates

Arsenal and Emirates have announced a new five-year extension to their long-standing shirt deal. The partnership, which began in 2006, will continue until the end of the 2023/2024 season. It is the largest sponsorship deal signed...

Alex McLeish confirmed as Scotland head coach

The Scottish Football Association (SFA) has confirmed Alex McLeish as Scotland head coach on a contract until 2020. McLeish returns to the role he previously held for less than a year before leaving to become...

Arsene Wenger plans to see out two-year Arsenal contract

Arsene Wenger says he plans to see out the remaining year and a half of his Arsenal contract amid speculation he could leave the Emirates at the end of the season. The 68-year-old signed a...

Jose Mourinho says speculation Paul Pogba relationship deteriorating is ‘lies’

Jose Mourinho says any speculation the relationship between him and Paul Pogba has broken down is "lies". Recent reports have suggested Pogba is unhappy with the position he is being asked to play in by...

Nathaniel Clyne’s return makes Liverpool comfortable in defence

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool now have a "comfortable situation" at right-back following Nathaniel Clyne's return to the squad. Clyne resumed full training earlier this week after recovering from a long-term back injury, and the England...

Hector Bellerin criticises ArsenalFanTV for feeding off club’s failures

Hector Bellerin has accused supporters channel ArsenalFanTV of feeding off the club's failures. The fan-run YouTube channel has over 670,000 subscribers in which Gunners supporters comment on matches shortly after the final whistle. Hector Bellerin has...

Alex McLeish confirmed as Scotland head coach

The Scottish Football Association (SFA) has confirmed Alex McLeish as Scotland head coach. McLeish returns to the role he previously held for less than a year before leaving to become Birmingham boss in 2007, after...

Bucks hope to hit break on high note vs. Nuggets

MILWAUKEE — With one game before the All-Star break, the Milwaukee Bucks will try to end an eventful and occasionally turbulent first half on a high note Thursday night when they welcome the Denver...

Jay Rodriguez granted extension to respond to racism charge

West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been granted an extension until March 9 to respond to his FA charge of using racist language, the governing body has announced. He has already denied making racist comments...

Liverpool attempting to sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Liverpool are trying to sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson ahead of the summer.  Sky sources in Italy have said discussions are underway and at a very early stage via an Italian intermediary. They also say Liverpool made...

Andy Robertson saved match ball for hat-trick hero Sadio Mane

Andy Robertson has paid tribute to "workhorse" Sadio Mane and says he made sure his team-mate got the match ball after his hat-trick against Porto. The Liverpool left-back also praised his team's performance in Portugal...

Romelu Lukaku intends to return to boyhood club Anderlecht before end of his career

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku says he will to return to boyhood club Anderlecht before retiring from football. Lukaku started his career with the Belgian club before joining Chelsea in 2011, coming through the youth...

Liverpool’s front three is the best in Europe

Liverpool have the best front three in Europe right now, say Steve Sidwell and Dennis Wise. Liverpool convincingly beat Porto 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in Portugal on Wednesday with...

How Ajax youngster Justin Kluivert is making a name for himself

The next Arjen Robben? Better than his dad? A soon-to-be Premier League player? Justin Kluivert has been making a name for himself at Ajax. James Walker-Roberts looks at what the future might hold for...