Klinsmann: Messi deserves to win the World Cup

Jurgen Klinsmann hopes to see Lionel Messi win the World Cup with Argentina in 2018, saying the Barcelona star must claim that title to "seal his legacy".

Messi has led Argentina to a major final each of the past three summers but remains without a senior title on the international …

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Man Utd set for £21m sponsorship blow if they lose Europa League final

Manchester United have confirmed they will lose £21 million on sponsorship revenue alone should they lose the Europa League final and subsequently miss out on Champions League qualification.

And the club’s chief financial officer, Cliff Baty, confirmed on Tuesday that the terms of United’s kit deal with Adidas …

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Pogba still unavailable but kids not an option for Man Utd boss Mourinho

Paul Pogba will not be back for Manchester United's Premier League contest against Southampton on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho will resist the temptation to play the "kids".

France midfielder Pogba did not travel with United for Sunday's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Tottenham due to the death of his father …

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Tottenham defender Rose may miss start of next season after knee surgery

Tottenham full-back Danny Rose may miss the start of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign after the club confirmed he had exploratory surgery on his left knee.

Rose has established himself as one of the most valuable full-backs in the Premier League this term under Mauricio Pochettino, impressing in his 18 …

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Zidane dismisses James Real Madrid exit talk

Zinedine Zidane refused to be drawn into discussions over James Rodriguez's future at Real Madrid, insisting he and the squad are interested only in Wednesday's crucial La Liga clash with Celta Vigo.

Reports this week have suggested James is set for a big-money close-season move to Manchester United after falling …

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Cavani and Mbappe win big at Ligue 1 awards

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has been named Ligue 1 Player of the Year for the first time, while Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe is the best young player for 2016-17.

Cavani has scored 35 league goals in as many appearances in a stunning individual season, even though PSG are set …

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Conte: Azpilicueta would be ready to play in goal if I asked him

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has named Cesar Azpilicueta a model footballer, insisting that the Spaniard's professionalism is such that he would gladly pull on gloves and play in goal for the club if he were asked.

Azpilicueta has lined up as part of the Blues' back three for most of …

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Guardiola: Barca or Bayern would've sacked me by now

Pep Guardiola says he would have been sacked by Barcelona or Bayern Munich if he had delivered the kind of season he has had at Manchester City.

The Catalan has endured the first trophyless campaign of his managerial campaign and is focused on securing a third-placed finish by winning the …

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Guardiola hits out at Wenger claims: 'Win more games yourself'

Pep Guardiola has dismissed Arsene Wenger's concerns that "some teams are on holiday" ahead of Manchester City's remaining fixtures against West Brom and Watford.
Wenger seemingly hit out at West Ham, who lost 4-0 to Arsenal's rivals for the top four, Liverpool, on Sunday.

"I never saw one player in …

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Houston to host first Manchester derby on foreign soil

The 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off in August, but Manchester United and Manchester City won't have to wait that long to renew hostilities.

The rivals will meet at NRG Stadium in Houston as part of the International Champions Cup on July 20, the clubs announced Monday.

“The Manchester Derby …

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