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Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk threatens to eclipse Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi in world’s best

Virgil Van Dijk threatens to eclipse fellow European stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to lift FIFA’s The Best Player award on Monday, to set himself up as favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or.
Maurizio Sarri’s first game on the Juventus bench ended with a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina as the Italian champions held on despite losing three players to injury.

Maurizio Sarri returns as injury-hit Juventus suffer in Fiorentina stalemate

Maurizio Sarri’s first game on the Juventus bench ended with a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina as the Italian champions held on despite losing three players to injury.
Ander Herrera is excited to play alongside Neymar and believes the Brazilian can challenge fellow Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe to win the Ballon d'Or.

Ander Herrera: Neymar a candidate for Ballon d’Or

Ander Herrera is excited to play alongside Neymar and believes the Brazilian can challenge fellow Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe to win the Ballon d'Or.
Luis Abram's 85th-minute goal gave Peru a 1-0 win and handed Brazil its first defeat since the 2018 World Cup quarterfinals against Belgium.

Luis Abram strikes late as Peru down Brazil

Peru grabbed a slice of revenge for their loss to Brazil in the Copa America final on Tuesday, defeating the five-time World Cup winners 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles.
Neymar scored and set up another as the Brazil star made his long-awaited return in the South American champions' 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia.

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar scores in Brazil’s 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia

Neymar scored and set up another as the Brazil star made his long-awaited return in the South American champions' 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia.
Marcos Rojo is ready to push for a January move away from Manchester United if required, with a mooted summer switch to Everton having failed to materialise.

Marcos Rojo ready to push for January move away from Manchester United

Marcos Rojo is ready to push for a January move away from Manchester United if required, with a mooted summer switch to Everton having failed to materialise.

Nigel de Jong: Qatar 2022 World Cup will be amazing

Former Netherlands international Nigel de Jong is no stranger to Qatar football. He signed for Qatar Stars League (QSL) outfit Al Ahli back in 2018 before moving to Al Shahaniya after a season.
Brazil goalkeeper Ederson has declared star team-mate Neymar is happy after linking up with the national team following his failure to return to La Liga champions Barcelona.

Ederson: Neymar is happy despite failed Barcelona move

Brazil goalkeeper Ederson has declared star team-mate Neymar is happy after linking up with the national team following his failure to return to La Liga champions Barcelona.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the reason behind his decision to loan Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan, insisting that the forward needed to go.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains why he let Alexis Sanchez leave Manchester United

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the reason behind his decision to loan Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan, insisting that the forward "needed to go".
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has conceded that Alexis Sanchez could leave Manchester United this month if an offer that's good enough for the club and him is forthcoming.

Alexis Sanchez in Milan ahead of expected Inter loan

Manchester United and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez arrived in Italy on Wednesday ahead of an expected loan move to Inter Milan.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Gerard Pique wants Neymar back at Barcelona

Neymar is seeking a move away from French Ligue club, Paris Saint-Germain and has been linked with a return to Barcelona two years after leaving the Blaugrana on a world-record €222 million (£200m/$246m) transfer.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

Neymar left out of latest PSG squad as Ligue 1 champions await clarity

Neymar remains absent from Paris Saint-Germain's matchday squad in a sign the Ligue 1 club are yet to gain clarity on his future.
Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.

Neymar could make PSG return for Toulouse clash – coach

Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino: Christian Eriksen situation is hurting player, club

Mauricio Pochettino fears the transfer market uncertainty over Christian Eriksen is hurting the player and Tottenham, as he expressed surprise that the situation had not been resolved.
Bernardo Silva has welcomed the €70 million (£63m-$79m) arrival of Rodri at Manchester City, with the club’s record signing tipped to make Pep Guardiola’s squad “more complete”.

Rodri: Adapting to ‘overwhelming’ Manchester City not easy

Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

Paris Saint-Germain open to Neymar loan deal with obligation to buy

Paris Saint-Germain are open to the idea of a loan deal for Neymar, with a subsequent obligation to buy, as the Brazilian continues to seek a way out of Parc des Princes.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Bayern Munich confirm Philippe Coutinho loan deal with option to buy

Bayern Munich are set to sign Philippe Coutinho on a season-long loan from Barcelona and the deal includes an option to buy the playmaker, Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed.
Luis Suarez is out for an indefinite period after injuring his right calf in Barcelona's La Liga loss to Athletic Bilbao on Friday, the club have confirmed.

Barcelona confirm Luis Suarez calf injury

Luis Suarez is out for an indefinite period after injuring his right calf in Barcelona's La Liga loss to Athletic Bilbao on Friday, the club have confirmed.

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