9:53 AM ET Arsenal‘s players exchanged angry words with each other in a clear-the-air meeting after manager Mikel Arteta called the squad together to identify reasons behind their poor start to the season. Sources have told ESPN that Arteta assembled the entire first-team group on Tuesday in a bid to address a slump in form
12:49 PM ET Arsenal‘s best results under Mikel Arteta have come in a style markedly at odds with the philosophy the Spaniard outlined when taking charge last December. “There are some things that have to have a blueprint,” he said at the time. “We have to have passion, we have to be dominant, we have
7:39 AM ET Adriana Garcia Barcelona should have sold Lionel Messi this summer to alleviate their financial problems, the club’s acting president Carles Tusquets has said. The Argentina star announced in August his wish to leave Barca, his team since 2001, but he was forced to take a U-turn when the Catalan giants demanded his
6:17 PM ET Harry Kettle The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done, and you can check out the major ones here. The window might be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the globe.
11:58 AM ET Italy have been drawn to face Spain while Belgium will meet France in the last four of the Nations League finals which will be hosted by the Italians next October, UEFA said on Thursday. The matches will be respectively at San Siro in Milan on Oct. 6 and the Juventus Stadium in
3:31 AM ET It feels like an eternity now, but I vividly remember what I was doing on Feb. 9 of this year. As the final part of a frantic two-week spell broadcasting matches up and down Germany, I found myself on very familiar terrain at the spaceship-like Allianz Arena to the north of Munich.
7:12 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done, and you can check out the major ones here. The window might be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the
We’re nearly at the end of 2020, which means it’s time for ESPN’s annual ranking of the best men’s players and coaches in world soccer! Welcome to the FC 100. This year, our fifth edition of the countdown has a lot of surprises and new faces — more on that later — as well as
10:58 PM ET Not since the start of the century has anyone managed to retain the title of the Copa Libertadores, and it is not going to happen this season. Flamengo of Brazil, the defending champions, failed to make the quarterfinals, falling in the first knockout round to Racing of Argentina on Tuesday. After a
4:12 PM ET Thomas Tuchel has great memories of Manchester, or more precisely, Old Trafford. Two and a half years ago, he planned the perfect game as his Paris Saint-Germain team thrashed Manchester United in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg. The Parisians should have won by more than the 2-0 scoreline, but their performance