Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend | Football

[ad_1] 1) Lukaku ready to show Anfield he’s the finished article Romelu Lukaku’s first eight league games against Liverpool, when he was a much rawer prospect, yielded five goals, with Daniel Agger, Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho among those buffeted relentlessly and remorselessly by his bulldozing presence. Yet he failed to score in his subsequent … Read more

Champions League 2021-22 draw: group stage analysis and predictions | Champions League

[ad_1] Group A Group A is by by some distance the toughest, featuring the defeated finalist of the past two seasons, plus RB Leipzig, who reached the semi-final two seasons ago. There will be a repeat of last season’s semi-final, in which Manchester City comfortably overcame Paris Saint-Germain in a battle of two mega-rich petro-clubs. … Read more

Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy charged with four counts of rape | Manchester City

[ad_1] Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy has been charged with four counts of rape, Cheshire Constabulary has confirmed. City have also suspended the France international pending an investigation. In a statement, the force said: “The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Cheshire Constabulary to charge a man in connection with allegations of sexual assault. Benjamin Mendy, aged … Read more

Champions League group stage draw – live! | Football

[ad_1] 4.59pm BST 16:59 Half time: Alashkert 0-0 Rangers (agg: 0-1) It hasn’t been a classic, but Rangers are on course for the group stages. They’re a goal up on aggregate and now a man up after James was sent off for deliberately dangling his leg so that it hit the sliding goalkeeper Ross McCrorie … Read more

Manchester City open talks over signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus | Manchester City

[ad_1] Manchester City are hoping to pull off a sensational attempt to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal forward’s representative held talks with Juventus over a potential return to the Premier League. The 36-year-old has less than 12 months of his current deal with the Italian giants that is worth an estimated €31m a season … Read more

Harry Kane confirms he will be staying at Tottenham this summer | Harry Kane

[ad_1] Harry Kane has confirmed he will be staying at Tottenham this summer and that he is “100% focused on helping the team achieve success” having accepted defeat in his battle to force a move to Manchester City. Kane has been pushing for a move to City for months, and had initially hope to seal … Read more