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Philippe Coutinho represents a “risk” that Bayern Munich do not need to take, says Stefan Effenberg, with Mario Mandzukic a more suitable option for a club looking to land the Champions League crown.

Manchester City turned down Philippe Coutinho before Bayern move

Barcelona’s desperate attempt to offload Philippe Coutinho this summer saw Manchester City initially reject him.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
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 City have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte has successfully completed surgery on his injured knee.

Manchester City confirm Aymeric Laporte’s knee surgery

The defender was injured during Saturday’s defeat of Brighton and is now expected to be missing long-term.
Manchester City have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte has successfully completed surgery on his injured knee.

Injured Manchester City star undergoes knee surgery in Barcelona

Manchester City have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte has successfully completed surgery on his injured knee.
Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Bayern Munich planning January move for Leroy Sané

Bayern Munich are likely to reignite their interest in Leroy Sané when the winger returns from injury.
Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk named Champions League’s fastest player

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has been named the fastest player in last season’s Champions League.
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English Premier League early predictions

Football being the most loved game on the planet, continues to amuse sports fanatics every day. While there are several international and local tournaments taking place throughout the year, Premier League remains the most eagerly awaited annual competition. Popular in its home country of England, fans across the world also follow the English clubs as they go about winning and losing matches.
Inter Milan have signed another Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez after bringing Romelu Lukaku to San Siro last week, according to the club official website.

Alexis Sanchez blames Manchester United flop on lack of game time

Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.
Paul Pogba has lauded new Manchester United team-mate Harry Maguire, branding him a “leader” after just one appearance for the club and revealing that he now calls him “The Beast”.

Gary Neville: Manchester City may live to rue letting Manchester United land Harry Maguire

Manchester City may live to regret their decision not to fight harder for Harry Maguire, says Gary Neville, with arch-rivals United now boasting a centre-half option who would have been a perfect successor to Vincent Kompany and cover for the injured Aymeric Laporte.

Micah Richards: Austin Okocha is a magician

Manchester City former right-back Micah Richards has praised the duo of Austin Okocha and Alex Iwobi for their great exploits on the football field.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo up for FIFA best award

Virgil van Dijk is on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, both of whom he beat to UEFA’s Player of the Year gong last week.
Fernando Llorente has joined Napoli on a free transfer for two years after the Spaniard left SpursCredit- Twitter @en-sscnapoli

Fernando Llorente joins Napoli on free transfer

Llorente, 34, spent two seasons in north London, scoring two Premier League goals and three in the Champions League, including the controversial effort which earned Spurs a semi-final triumph over Manchester City in April.
Harry Kane has scored his 10th goal in the North London derby, equalling the record for most scored in matches between Arsenal and Tottenham.

Kane equals North London derby record with 10th goal against Arsenal

Harry Kane has scored his 10th goal in the North London derby, equalling the record for most scored in matches between Arsenal and Tottenham.
Romelu Lukaku, fresh from completing an €80 million (£74m-$90m) move from Manchester United, has been handed No. 9 at Inter, with Mauro Icardi edging closer to the exits at San Siro.

Roberto Martinez: Romelu Lukaku’s stats were overlooked in England

Romelu Lukaku's goalscoring record should have earned him more respect in England, according to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez.
Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool maintain 100 percent record

Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.
Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.

Nigeria’s Tom Dele-Bashiru ready to take English premiership by storm

Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.
Arsenal’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League were all but snuffed out on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly Brighton.

Arsenal, Tottenham battle for North London derby supremacy

After recording their best start in the Premier League in almost a decade-two wins in two games, Arsenal fell like a pack of cards against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend while Tottenham Hotspurs against all odds, lost 0-1 at home against Newcastle.

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