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David de Gea can be Man Utd’s greatest keeper – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

David de Gea can be Man Utd’s greatest keeper – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

David de Gea could establish himself as Manchester United’s greatest goalkeeper, says interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Spaniard, 28, made 11 saves as United beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley. During 11 years as a striker at Old Trafford, Solskjaer played alongside Edwin van der Sar and Peter Schmeichel. “We’ve had some great keepers at this […]

Raheem Sterling: Chelsea fans banned for alleged abuse of Manchester City forward

Raheem Sterling: Chelsea fans banned for alleged abuse of Manchester City forward

Chelsea have suspended four people from attending matches while an investigation into the alleged racial abuse of Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling takes place. The incident involving the 24-year-old occurred during City’s 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea are “fully supporting” an ongoing police investigation. A club statement said evidence of racist behaviour […]

Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton sack Mark Hughes and set to approach Austrian

Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton sack Mark Hughes and set to approach Austrian

Southampton are set to approach former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl after sacking manager Mark Hughes on Monday. Hughes was sacked eight months after taking charge, with the Saints 18th in the Premier League table. Austrian Hasenhuttl, 51, has been out of work since leaving Leipzig in May, ending a two-year spell at the club. […]

Guillem Balague column: Who is to blame for the mess at Real Madrid?

Guillem Balague column: Who is to blame for the mess at Real Madrid?

Guillem Balague will be writing a regular column throughout the season and also appearing every Thursday on BBC Radio 5 live’s Football Daily podcast, when the focus will be on European football. You can download the latest Football Daily podcast here. When full-back Marcelo scored what turned out to be a consolation goal against Levante on […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: German magazine ‘stands by reporting’ of rape allegation

Cristiano Ronaldo: German magazine ‘stands by reporting’ of rape allegation

The German magazine that reported a rape allegation made against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo says it has “no reason” to doubt the authenticity of key documents used in its story. Ronaldo, 33, denies assaulting Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Lawyers representing the Juventus player said on Wednesday that documents had been “completely […]

Dwyane Wade: Miami Heat legend to return for 16th NBA season

Dwyane Wade: Miami Heat legend to return for 16th NBA season

Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade is set to return to Miami Heat for a 16th and final season. The shooting guard, who is the Heat’s career leader in points, assists, steals and games played, confirmed the news in a 10-minute video. “I feel it’s right to ask you guys to join me for one last dance, […]

Jose Mourinho: What is going on – and does he want out of Man Utd?

Jose Mourinho: What is going on – and does he want out of Man Utd?

A month ago, when England were looking forward to a World Cup semi-final and as pre-season training for Europe’s major clubs was just getting started, Manchester United’s final US tour match against Real Madrid had a major question mark over it. Gareth Bale would be involved. But for whom? Fast forward four weeks and, though […]

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