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  • Belmadi ends years of turbulence to lead Algeria to Afcon final
    by Reuters on July 17, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    After a turbulent period which saw Algeria employ seven coaches in three years, it has taken Djamel Belmadi less than one year to restore order and turn a dispirited squad into finalists at the Africa Cup of Nations. Although he had only coached in Qatar before taking the job, Belmadi has lifted the Desert Foxes out of their rut and turned them into the most impressive side at the tournament, with five wins and a draw, 12 goals scored and two conceded, on their way to Friday's final against Senegal. Belmadi... […]

  • Leroy Sane could be the 'new face of Bayern Munich'
    on July 17, 2019 at 8:56 am

    Lothar Matthaus speaks exclusively to ESPN FC about the potential transfer of Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich, who he feels could be a huge get for the German giants. […]

  • Matthaus: Bayern Munich need a player like Pulisic
    on July 17, 2019 at 8:50 am

    Lothar Matthaus believes Bayern Munich need a winger with qualities similar to that of Chelsea and USMNT midfielder Christian Pulisic. […]

  • Atletico sign Trippier from Tottenham for ¬25m
    by ESPN on July 17, 2019 at 8:05 am

    Hector Herrera outlines why he chose Atletico Madrid and the achievements he hopes to accomplish with his new club. Julien Laurens questions whether Joao Felix will be able to express himself at Atletico Madrid like he's done with Benfica. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol likes Tanguy Ndombele for Tottenham but wonders what part of the midfield he will occupy with Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Moussa Sissoko all with clearly defined roles. Atletico Madrid have signed Kieran Trippier from Tottenham for €25 million plus add-ons. The England international had been expected to leave North London this summer and was initially linked to a move to Serie A with Napoli and Juventus mooted as potential suitors. - When does the 2019-20 La Liga season start? However, after agreeing a deal with Tottenham, Trippier arrived in Madrid on Wednesday where he underwent a medical before putting pen-to-paper on a three-year deal. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Trippier, 28,... […]

  • Greenwood, 17, could start Prem opener - Ole
    by Rob Dawson on July 17, 2019 at 7:53 am

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer addresses David De Gea's contract situation and what the future holds for the current Man United squad. PERTH, Australia -- Mason Greenwood is in contention to start Manchester United's Premier League opener against Chelsea, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, after watching the teenager score his first senior goal in the victory over Leeds United. The 17-year-old striker, who scored 30 goals in 29 academy games last season, got his first senior goal in the 4-0 win at Optus Stadium on Wednesday and Solskjaer says the youngster has impressed so much that he is an option to start when Chelsea... […]

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