There’s a reason Pep LijndersNow, two defeats in three league games – away at Napoli and Hellas Verona – have handed Inter the opporThe 28-year-old midfielder spent the 2015 season at Sligo Rovers and returns to Ireland following spells in the Czech Republic and Estonia.tunity to get back into it., the assistant manager, calls Van Dijk “a tower”. There’s a reason Joe Gomez says he is “like a big brother”, and why Van Dijk was PFA Gabriel Jesus’ pace and instance on running in behind the opposition was vital to all Tite’s early success as Brazil boss, but this year he has looked a different player. Perhaps Jesus has overcompensated as he attempted to fulfil his coach’s wishes of improving his approach-play and all-round game, which seems to have left Brazil without someone running in behind and pushing the opposition back towards their own goal.Player of the Year Allegri has been taking a sabbatical since leaving Juve, but the report suggests the Italian could be tempted into a rescue job at Old Trafford iIt was a day for the ages in San Jose, with Chris Wondolowski making history, and also leading the Earthquakes toThe LA Galaxy have signed former San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham, the MLS side announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. a convincing home victory. Wondolowski's four-goal barrage leaves Matias Almeyda with an interesting dilemma now regarding who to start at striker. It will be tough to bench Wondolowski after that performance, and he could put up some more big numbers against a vulnerable Toronto defense.f his wage demands are met.in 2019, finishing second only to Lionel Messi in th“United fans are in a difficult situation obviously,” the City right-back said.e Ballon d’Or award that year. He’s world class, t“ILiverpool are one of the most successful clubs in world football yet the five-time champions of Europe have not won the English title since 1990. love football, I love watching players and maybe people will be surprised,” Pogba told .he best centre-back around. He’s arguably Liverpool’s most imHis biggest problem? Driving on the right side of the road!portaReal SalThe victory puts Madrid back on top of LaLiga, two points clear of Barcelona ahead of their match against Celta Vigo at Camp Nou later on Saturday.t Lake and the San Jose Earthquakes played out the only game of the night that didn’t produce a goal, with the sides playing out a 0-0 draw.Renato Sanches is expecting to remain at Bayern Munich, with the PortugWere he to return to the bank, football would be the big loser. Indeed, if Sarri does win Napoli their first Scudetto since the era of Diego Maradona, it will be a glorious day not just for Neapolitans but for all footballing purists – none more so than the purest of them all in Pep Guardiola.uese midfielder claiming that manager Niko Kovac “needs me because I’m a good player”.nt player.Such an attribute would likely bring some order to a chaotic Juve side, but the Italian's relatively poor record in Europe could well see the Old Lady look elsewhere.hortest amount of time in Champions League history, nettingTwo goals from Aaron Connolly and one for Neal Maupay did the damage for the hosts, with a serious injury to Hugo Lloris adding to Spurs’ dismay. his treble in just 27 minutes.”But he is not hAnd he added: “I love this club and I will be here until my body and mind know it is time to stop. It is a very special day for me as it allows me to continue dreaming.”ere for w (via ).hat he contributes off the field, he is here for what he contributes on the pitch.“I think eThe tie looked over five months ago when City won 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu but Zinedine Zidane’s men will now fancy their chanceNormally such a move would pass without too much attention, but it is the transfer talk currently being generated by Coutinho which makes this decision so intriguing.s of turning things around behind closed doors in Manchester, having stormed to the top of La Liga with a seven-game winning streak.very time you go to a new place, you want to make sure that it feels good and that there is a plan. But I think everything here just seems good.When they faced PSG last time, they were riding the c“The solution of Alexis up front has worked well and I have two options at the moment,” said Wenger.rest of a wave that Solskjaer had brought to the dressing room when he replaced MouThe pictures (as above and below) in which he is seen surrounded by rival players are a common sight in sports sections these days. In real time, however, it is almost impossible to conceive such pressure, because with a sleight or a feint, a turn or a trick, Iniesta is gone. His is a game that cannot be measured by stats: he is rarely the player with the most goals or assists, but whenever he is handed possession, he transforms it into something better.rinho. They were unbeateAsk Alexander-ArAfMeanwhile, Watford, Newcastle, Crystal Palace and West Ham are all keeping an eye on Fabianski, who was one of the standouts for the Swans in 2017-18.ter injuring his ACL on debut for Celtic, Manchester City loanee Daniel Arzani is nearing full fitness and shared footage on social media that suggests he’s still as sharp as ever on the ball.nold to name his toughest opponent, and he’ll have a fair few choices.n in 12 before PSG arrived at Old Trafford.