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Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after goal against Tottenham disallowed

Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.
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”.

Rio Ferdinand: Comparing Harry Maguire to Virgil van Dijk is unfair

Comparing Manchester United new boy Harry Maguire to Liverpool talisman Virgil van Dijk is “unfair”, says Rio Ferdinand, despite there being obvious links between two big-money centre-halves.
Xherdan Shaqiri has hinted that he may look for a move away from Liverpool, with a “solution” required to his lack of regular game time.

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri drops transfer hint

Xherdan Shaqiri has hinted that he may look for a move away from Liverpool, with a “solution” required to his lack of regular game time.
Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.

Pep Guardiola: Tottenham are ‘real contenders’ for the Premier League

Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.
Eden Hazard

Emmanuel Petit: Chelsea players thinking about Eden Hazard exit

New Chelsea boss Frank Lampard already finds himself in must-win territory, says Emmanuel Petit, with a 4-0 defeat to Manchester United suggesting that some players are still “thinking about what a big loss Eden Hazard is”.
Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior says he was nervous when Zinedine Zidane first returned to the club following nine months away.

Vinicius Junior: Zinedine Zidane made me nervous when he returned to Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior says he was nervous when Zinedine Zidane first returned to the club following nine months away.
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.

Stefan Effenberg: Philippe Coutinho a risk Bayern Munich don’t need to take

Various attacking options are reportedly being considered by the Bundesliga title holders ahead of the German transfer window swinging shut.
David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.

Peter Schmeichel: David de Gea ‘staying’ at Manchester United

David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.
Adrian took great satisfaction from helping to secure another piece of silverware for Liverpool after settling the UEFA Super Cup penalty shootout with Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp lauds ‘incredible’ Adrian’s flying start to Liverpool career

The Spaniard, only in the side because of an injury to number one goalkeeper Allison Becker, saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty to give Liverpool a 5-4 shootout win against Chelsea after the showdown between Champions League and Europa League winners had finished 2-2 in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah doubts Pep Guardiola’s claim Premier League is most important

Mohamed Salah has responded to Pep Guardiola's claims that winning the Premier League is most important each season, instead claiming that the Champions League is the trophy everyone wants to win.
James Milner of Liverpool shows his appreciation to the fans at the end of a Pre-Season Friendly match between Sevilla and Liverpool at Fenway Park on July 21 (John Powell-Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

James Milner: Liverpool want the habit of winning trophies

James Milner wants Liverpool to get into the “habit of winning trophies”, with the UEFA Super Cup presenting them with another opportunity to claim major silverware.
Jurgen Klopp insists his belief in Liverpool’s ability to land major honours never wavered, but he is pleased to have ensured that there is now “no doubt” that the Reds are winners.

Jamie Carragher: Liverpool have arrogance in a nice way

Jamie Carragher considers Liverpool to have “arrogance in a nice way”, with the Reds believing in themselves again on the back of a Champions League triumph.
Donny van de Beek

Erik ten Hag: I guess Real Madrid target Donny van de Beek will remain...

Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag said Donny van de Beek could stay at the Eredivisie champions despite interest from Real Madrid.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

UEFA Champions League draw holds August 29

Liverpool are heading into the Champions League 2019/20 competition as defending champions.
David Okereke

David Okereke excited to top goals chart in Belgium

Nigeria Under 23 international, David Okereke, has revealed that he is living his dream after he notched another goal last weekend to race to the top of the Belgian Jupiler League with four goals.
Antoine Griezmann scored his first goal in Barcelona colours, and Luis Suarez netted twice, as the La Liga champions thrashed Napoli 4-0 in their final pre-season game on Saturday in Michigan.

Antoine Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barcelona’s bid for third La Liga title

The added presence of Antoine Griezmann in an already formidable FC Barcelona forward line makes them favourites to land a third successive La Liga crown this season.

Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder announces retirement

Dutch legend and Inter’s treble winner Wesley Sneijder has retired from professional football.
Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ in pursuit of more silverware

Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.

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