Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Thursday October 17, 2019
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has suggested that winning La Liga is much more important than the Champions League or Copa del Rey. In his words, he said it is difficult for a team to perform excellently well in the Champions League or Copa del Rey without being a good performer in the La Liga.
Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta has hailed youngster Phil Foden and labelled the English man’s potential limitless who he believes will thrive under Pep Guardiola.
Ecuador are set to offer former Germany boss Jurgen Klinsmann the managerial position of their National team.
Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has played down rumours linking him to Manchester United by claiming he doesn’t speak enough English to be the manager of such a top side.
If eventually he takes over at United, he will bring duo Emre Can and Mario Mandzukic alongside with him.
Manchester United are interested in signing six different players in 2020. They are believed to be in need of two strikers, two central midfielders, one central defender and one left-back.
They’ve identified Moussa Dembele and Mario Mandzukic as the striking options, Saul Niguez and James Maddison for the midfield positions.
Paul Ince has called on Manchester United not to spend a large sum of money on West Ham star Declan Rice.
According to reports, AC Milan have lost about €146m over the past year.
Calum Dyson, a former Everton star has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 23 after failing to recover from the serious ankle injury he sustained about two years ago.
Leicester City are set to offer left-back Ben Chilwell a new five-year deal that will worth £25m. He will reportedly earn £100k per week as they look to wade off interest from the likes of Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea.
Paris Saint-Germain are ready to offer defender Marquinhos one more year deal at the club despite his current deal taking until 2022.
Paris Saint-Germain are set to offer left-back Juan Bernat a new deal at the club which will keep him until 2023.
Liverpool 19-year old forward Rhian Brewster has revealed that his manager Jurgen Klopp did not want him to go out on loan during the summer because the manager has him in mind.
Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen is set to replace Real Madrid star Isco who is set to leave the Santiago Bernabeu side in January.
The Belgian FA has fined Anderlecht £4, 315 for making Vincent Kompany their manager despite not having the qualifications required.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero reportedly escaped in a car accident yesterday morning on his way to training which led to the crashing of his £150k range rover.
According to reports, Valencia, Leicester City and West Ham all made moves for Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny in the summer. He’s presently on loan at Turkish side Besiktas.
According to reports, Chelsea have been named the dirtiest ever Premier League team after receiving more cards than other sides since 1992.
The Premier League will reportedly go against a reduction in the automatic doors for Champions League when they hold a meeting this week.
Leeds United are still interested in Chelsea 19-year old defender Reece James.
Galatasaray are ready to cut short their loan deal with Southampton star Mario Lemina in January.
Everton are interested in signing Ronan Darcy and Dennis Politic.
UEFA are set to consider stripping Istanbul the opportunity to host the Champions League final year due to the ongoing military conflict in Turkey.
Arsenal are interested in signing Olympiakos star Daniel Podence.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to play duo Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Anthony Martial against Liverpool on Sunday despite being half-fit.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil played in the club’s behind-closed-door friendly against Reading yesterday and he could be in contention for their match against Sheffield United on Monday.
Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney is set to start a Premier League game for the first time against Sheffield United after fighting back from injury.
Ryan Sessegnon and Giovanni Lo Celso are both back in training with Tottenham.
Celtic 16-year old star Karamoko Dembele has pledged his allegiance to play for England at the expense of Scotland.
In the world of Boxing…
American 27-year old boxer Patrick Day has been confirmed dead after four days of suffering brain injury following his fight against Charles Conwell. May his soul rest in peace.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!