“David Silva needs to manage his ankle until the end of the season. Difficult for him to play two games in a row and we do not want to force him too much. We just have to make sure he is 100%. He doesn’t need an operation at the end of the season.” … [Read more...] about Manchester City to meet Real Madrid in Champions League semi-finals
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Defeat on Sunday and there is every chance Arsenal will finish above their neighbours for the first time in four seasons. Spurs would be back to square one. … [Read more...] about Harry Kane’s future in limbo if Tottenham lose to Arsenal with Spurs star growing sick of club’s failure
After Atlético’s exit from the Champions League to RB Leipzig, the time has come to talk of the future of Jan Oblak, who has left the door open for a move, with Chelsea the expected destination, and Atlético closing on a deal for Eibar keeper Marko Dmitrovic as a replacement. Ben Chilwell, available for a hefty £80m, a price that doesn’t seem to have put off Manchester United. That may fly in the face of talk that United have suspended all other business with the aim of getting their signing of Jadon Sancho completed, which would be a blessed relief to everybody. However. Borussia Dortmund do not seem ready to play ball on that one, and are ready to wait until next year when Real Madrid and Barcelona might come calling. United may meanwhile raise some funds by cashing in £20m on Chris Smalling, ready to take a pay cut to make his stay at Roma a more permanent one. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Cristiano Ronaldo not heading to Barcelona?