REAL MADRID want to push through plans to leave La Liga and kick-start a new European Super League. President Florentino Perez has given his backing for Los Blancos to quit the domestic scene and join the elite in their own full-season. Perez has spoken to Fifa president Gianni Infantino to outline his vision that would include two separate leagues with 20 teams in each. It would also mean there would be a promotion and relegation format that is designed to bring through huge amounts of revenue. Plans have been drawn up to begin the new format after 2024 that would cause huge disruptions in domestic leagues. Clubs from Europe's top five leagues would be involved including England, Spain, France, Italy and Germany.Encouraging teams to join the new system will prove a challenge but they have been told their revenues will double, according to the New York Times. It would also spell the end of the Champions League which already brings in huge amounts of cash for Uefa. Infantino is keen to … [Read more...] about Real Madrid plan to LEAVE La Liga and head new European super league involving top English clubs in radical move
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Sonny Bill Williams flaunted his ripped physique as he took time out from his rigorous training regime to spend time with his family at the beach. The former All Blacks superstar is in Australia for a gruelling 30 day training camp with his personal trainer after he signed a lucrative deal with Super League club Toronto Wolfpacks. The New Zealand dual international and his pregnant wife Alana Raife took their three young children, daughters Iman, 6, and Aisha, 3, and 17-month-old son Zaid, to enjoy the Kingscliff waves on Tuesday. Sonny Bill Williams (pictured) showed off his chiseled shape as he emerged from the Kingscliff waves on Tuesday The former All Blacks star took a moment to cool down from his intensive training by jumping into the waves Wife Alana covered her burgeoning baby bump with an All Blacks jersey as the doting parents took their young ones into the water. The cross-code star has been spending hours every day at … [Read more...] about Sonny Bill Williams shows off his six-pack as he relaxes with his pregnant wife and children at the beach after his gruelling training program ahead of league return
Who is culpable for the teams’ respective positions? Liverpool’s stellar form, a weakness in central defence and a group of players who before Tuesday’s 4-1 rout of Burnley lacked an edge are key factors for Manchester City being 11 points behind the Merseyside club. Pep Guardiola rates the midfielder Fernandinho over John Stones or Nicolás Otamendi as first-choice cover for the injured centre-back Aymeric Laporte, illuminating how the failure to acquire an A-list replacement for Vincent Kompany was a serious error. The win at Turf Moor was a reminder of how energy and effervescence from the manager’s pass-and-move play had dipped: given the deficit this has to remain until May. United, seven points above the drop zone and eight off fourth, made their poorest start since 1988. Here Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman, is culpable for a recruitment policy that created a malaise during the five years before Ole Gunnar Solskjær became manager. … [Read more...] about Manchester derby: what’s gone wrong and right so far at City and United?
CHELSEA are preparing for managerless Everton after getting back to winning ways against Aston Villa. Frank Lampard's go-to young guns delivered the goods again on Wednesday, with Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham striking in a 2-1 victory. Follow ALL of the latest Blues news, updates and transfer gossip... Jake Lambourne9 minutes ago6th December 2019CHELSEA are reportedly ready to recall defender Jake Clarke-Salter from Birmingham. The Telegraph claim they will recall him in January if his game time does not increase. Clarke-Salter, 22, has featured in just five Championship games this season. The report adds that other clubs are interested in the player and are willing to play him more. Jake Lambourne46 minutes ago6th December 2019Jake Lambourne1 hour ago6th December 2019CESAR AZPILICUETA tipped hotshot Tammy Abraham to lift the Premier League Golden Boot. Chelsea ace Abraham returned from a hip injury on Wednesday to claim his 11th Prem goal of the season in the 2-1 win over Aston … [Read more...] about 10.10am Chelsea news LIVE: Zaha in talks, Giroud won’t leave until summer, Rudiger fit for Everton, transfer ban LATEST
JOSE MOURINHO suffered his first loss as Spurs manager on his return to Old Trafford. The Tottenham defence has so far been miles off the Special One's high standards, and it's now rumoured he wants to sell every one of the backline - except Toby Alderweireld. Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from North London here... Jake Lambourne9 minutes ago6th December 2019Jake Lambourne46 minutes ago6th December 2019JOSE MOURINHO has been tipped to get Tottenham challenging for next season's title by former striker Louis Saha. The ex-Man Utd man claimed the Special One could get Spurs up to the level of Liverpool and Man City. He said: “Mourinho will have Tottenham challenging Liverpool and Man City for the Premier League title next season. “They already have the players but Mourinho will bring the experience, the tactical awareness and the stability to take them up a level. “Harry Kane is the best striker in Europe and he is supported by the likes of … [Read more...] about 10.10am Tottenham news LIVE: Alderweireld only defender Mourinho wants to keep, Digne wanted in January