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    Alisson signing too good to pass up for Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp

    Alisson signing too good to pass up for Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp


    Jurgen Klopp says the opportunity to sign goalkeeper Alisson was too good to pass up, but insists his close bond with Loris Karius will...

    Jurgen Klopp says the opportunity to sign goalkeeper Alisson was too good to pass up, but insists his close bond with Loris Karius will not
    Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United may miss out on transfer targets

    Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United may miss out on transfer targets


    The FC crew answer your tweets on Jurgen Klopp's quest for a trophy, Anthony Martial's future and whether Neymar or Mbappe will lead PSG this season. Shaka Hislop offers a word of caution to Man United about Arturo Vidal after saying a move for...

    The FC crew answer your tweets on Jurgen Klopp's quest for a trophy, Anthony Martial's future and whether Neymar or Mbappe will lead PSG this season. Shaka Hislop offers a word of caution to Man United about Arturo Vidal after saying a move for the Bayern midfielder makes sense. SANTA CLARA -- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he may not get the players he wants in this transfer window as he looks to close the gap with Manchester City. Mourinho watched his team draw 0-0 with San Jose Earthquakes in Santa Clara on Sunday and afterwards appeared downbeat about his prospects of welcoming more new players before the deadline on August 9. United have signed Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant this summer but there is a nervousness among fans that it will not be...
    Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp warns U.S. not to pile pressure on Christian Pulisic

    Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp warns U.S. not to pile pressure on Christian Pulisic


    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool. With top Premier League clubs reportedly interested in Christian Pulisic, the FC crew assess whether he would benefit from...

    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool. With top Premier League clubs reportedly interested in Christian Pulisic, the FC crew assess whether he would benefit from staying at Dortmund. CHARLOTTE -- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warned the United States about putting "too much pressure" on Christian Pulisic after he watched the Borussia Dortmund forward score twice against his side on Sunday. Pulisic's introduction at half-time sparked a second-half comeback from Dortmund to beat Liverpool 3-1 in the International Champions Cup fixture as the 19-year-old, playing in his home country, netted a penalty, coolly finished off a counter-attack for an 89th-minute winner and then set...

    Minnesota United 5-1 LAFC: Loons run rampant


    Minnesota United won a club-record fourth home game in a row as Darwin Quintero and Co. eased past LAFC at TCF Bank...

    Minnesota United won a club-record fourth home game in a row as Darwin Quintero and Co. eased past LAFC at TCF Bank Stadium.
    Liverpool's Loris Karius hits out at critics after loss to Dortmund

    Liverpool's Loris Karius hits out at critics after loss to Dortmund


    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool. Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp admitted he has changed his mind over spending big money on transfers and 'doesn't care' about...

    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool. Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp admitted he has changed his mind over spending big money on transfers and 'doesn't care' about the criticism. Jurgen Klopp doesn't know if Christian Pulisic will ever join him at Liverpool, but he thinks Dortmund is a good place for the American to develop. CHARLOTTE -- Loris Karius has used Instagram to hit out at people who "take joy in seeing other people fail or suffer." Karius posted the message on Instagram shortly after he played the entirety of Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Charlotte on Sunday. The Reds goalkeeper has been under intense scrutiny so far this preseason following his two costly errors in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid back in May, and he was the subject of more criticism for his performance against...
    FC Dallas to trade Kellyn Acosta to Colorado for Dominique Badji - reports

    FC Dallas to trade Kellyn Acosta to Colorado for Dominique Badji - reports


    Houston and Dallas both scored in the first 10 minutes of the Texas derby as both sides left BBVA Compass Stadium with a point. FC Dallas is set to trade United States midfielder Kellyn Acosta to the Colorado Rapids for Dominique Badji, according...

    Houston and Dallas both scored in the first 10 minutes of the Texas derby as both sides left BBVA Compass Stadium with a point. FC Dallas is set to trade United States midfielder Kellyn Acosta to the Colorado Rapids for Dominique Badji, according to reports in The Dallas Morning News and The Athletic on Sunday. Acosta, 22, has spent his entire career with FCD, debuting with the first team as an 18-year-old in 2013. He's become an important part of the U.S. national team, appearing in World Cup qualifiers and the CONCACAF Gold Cup last year. The move comes after Acosta walked straight down the tunnel after being...
    Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte 'jealous' watching France win World Cup

    Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte 'jealous' watching France win World Cup


    Pep Guardiola says nothing is decided on Joe Hart's future after the English goalkeeper played 45 minutes in Man City's ICC loss to Dortmund. NEW YORK -- Aymeric Laporte admitted he was jealous watching France lift the World Cup from home with the...

    Pep Guardiola says nothing is decided on Joe Hart's future after the English goalkeeper played 45 minutes in Man City's ICC loss to Dortmund. NEW YORK -- Aymeric Laporte admitted he was jealous watching France lift the World Cup from home with the option of a switch to Spain remaining a possibility. The Manchester City defender has not been called up by France manager Didier Deschamps since March 2017 and is still yet to make his debut for the national team, so it was not a surprise when he was left out of the squad for Russia 2018. But Laporte, 24, could still play for Spain as he qualifies through residency after moving to Athletic...
    Perth Glory sign former Spain under-21 international Juande

    Perth Glory sign former Spain under-21 international Juande


    Tim Cahill says he was surprised by the passion of A-League fans on his return to Australia. Perth Glory have signed Spanish midfielder Juan de Dios Prados Lopez for the next two A-League seasons. The 31-year-old, known as "Juande," came through the...

    Tim Cahill says he was surprised by the passion of A-League fans on his return to Australia. Perth Glory have signed Spanish midfielder Juan de Dios Prados Lopez for the next two A-League seasons. The 31-year-old, known as "Juande," came through the youth system at Real Betis and made his La Liga debut against Real Madrid in February 2007. After four years with Betis, the former Spain under-21 international headed to Belgium side Westerlo, before returning to Spain and joining second tier side Ponferradina. He then spent three seasons with Italian Serie B side Spezia. "I haven't seen many...
    Ozil's exit worse than any World Cup loss

    Ozil's exit worse than any World Cup loss


    Mesut Ozil feels he can no longer represent Germany due to racism. Raphael Honigstein takes a look at the explosive exit of the most technically gifted player of his generation, and the cloud it leaves over Die Mannschaft. Read...

    Mesut Ozil feels he can no longer represent Germany due to racism. Raphael Honigstein takes a look at the explosive exit of the most technically gifted player of his generation, and the cloud it leaves over Die Mannschaft. Read »
    Mesut Ozil's Germany exit worse than any World Cup loss

    Mesut Ozil's Germany exit worse than any World Cup loss


    Julien Laurens reacts to Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football for Germany due to a feeling of "racism and disrespect." Mesut Ozil's withdrawal from the German national team Sunday night came in three stages, just as the former...

    Julien Laurens reacts to Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football for Germany due to a feeling of "racism and disrespect." Mesut Ozil's withdrawal from the German national team Sunday night came in three stages, just as the former World Cup holders' premature exit in Russia had done. But parts of his statement contained accusations so explosive that the controversy will certainly not stop there. German FA President Reinhard Grindel -- who, Ozil alleges, had made him "a scapegoat for his incompetence and inability to do his job properly," "disrespected [the player's] Turkish roots" and "selfishly turned [him] into political...
    Alexis Sanchez can't inspire Man United in draw with San Jose Earthquakes

    Alexis Sanchez can't inspire Man United in draw with San Jose Earthquakes


    SANTA CLARA -- Alexis Sanchez returned to the Manchester United team but could not inspire Jose Mourinho's side to a first tour victory of...

    SANTA CLARA -- Alexis Sanchez returned to the Manchester United team but could not inspire Jose Mourinho's side to a first tour victory of the

    Extra Time: Martial to Chelsea? Neymar or Mbappe?


    The FC crew answer your tweets on Jurgen Klopp's quest for a trophy, Anthony Martial's future and whether Neymar or Mbappe will lead PSG this...

    The FC crew answer your tweets on Jurgen Klopp's quest for a trophy, Anthony Martial's future and whether Neymar or Mbappe will lead PSG this season.
    Christian Pulisic carries Borussia Dortmund to win over Liverpool

    Christian Pulisic carries Borussia Dortmund to win over Liverpool


    CHARLOTTE -- Christian Pulisic scored twice to rally Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool on Sunday, handing Jurgen Klopp's side...

    CHARLOTTE -- Christian Pulisic scored twice to rally Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool on Sunday, handing Jurgen Klopp's side a first
    Transfer Talk: Chelsea to price Real Madrid out of a move for Eden Hazard

    Transfer Talk: Chelsea to price Real Madrid out of a move for Eden Hazard


    Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea want all their top players to stay. The FC crew look back on the 2018 World Cup and identify four stars who either improved their stock in Russia or saw it take a hit with their play. The transfer window is open, and...

    Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea want all their top players to stay. The FC crew look back on the 2018 World Cup and identify four stars who either improved their stock in Russia or saw it take a hit with their play. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. When does the transfer window close in the Premier League and the top European leagues? TOP STORY: Chelsea won't budge on Hazard Chelsea have warned Real Madrid they will not sell star man Eden Hazard -- even for £170 million, according to the Mirror. The Blues would not even accept the second-highest fee of all time -- the highest being £200m...

    Liverpool 1-3 Dortmund: Pulisic puts on a show


    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat...

    Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool.

    Dortmund get a third to seal victory


    International Champions Cup: Jacob Bruun Larsen (90'+3) Liverpool 1-3 Borussia...

    International Champions Cup: Jacob Bruun Larsen (90'+3) Liverpool 1-3 Borussia Dortmund

    How the relationship between Ozil and Germany broke down


    Julien Laurens reacts to Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football for Germany due to a feeling of "racism and...

    Julien Laurens reacts to Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football for Germany due to a feeling of "racism and disrespect."
    Manchester United's Antonio Valencia limps off injured in friendly

    Manchester United's Antonio Valencia limps off injured in friendly


    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jose Mourinho is facing his first injury scare of Manchester United's summer tour after Antonio Valencia limped off against San...

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jose Mourinho is facing his first injury scare of Manchester United's summer tour after Antonio Valencia limped off against San Jose

    Pulisic wins, converts penalty for Dortmund


    International Champions Cup: Christian Pulisic (66') Liverpool 1-1 Borussia...

    International Champions Cup: Christian Pulisic (66') Liverpool 1-1 Borussia Dortmund
    With Cristiano Ronaldo in the fold, Juventus must move on to the rest of their business

    With Cristiano Ronaldo in the fold, Juventus must move on to the rest of their business


    Juventus' new man Cristiano Ronaldo shares what he hopes to achieve during his time at the club. ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes speaks to Paolo Maldini about Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus and Italy's hopes for the future. ESPN FC's Paolo...

    Juventus' new man Cristiano Ronaldo shares what he hopes to achieve during his time at the club. ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes speaks to Paolo Maldini about Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus and Italy's hopes for the future. ESPN FC's Paolo Bandini delves into Gonzalo Higuain's future at Juventus and discusses the chances he'll join Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea. Caught up in their wave of delirium, Juventus are still coming to terms with the beguiling arrival of five-time Ballon d'Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo. Yet despite concluding the best bit of business managed this decade, if not ever, there is still a lot of work to be done in the transfer market, opportunities left to exploit and financial concessions that need to be made. Concessions is the operative word. Juventus have bought Ronaldo to not only ensure sporting success but commercial success,...
    Portland Timbers withdraw U.S. Open Cup protest over LAFC players

    Portland Timbers withdraw U.S. Open Cup protest over LAFC players


    Portland Timbers The U.S. Open Cup will continue as scheduled after the Portland Timbers withdrew their protest of Wednesday's 3-2 defeat to LAFC. Portland had complained about the number of foreign players in LAFC's lineup, and U.S. Soccer, which...

    Portland Timbers The U.S. Open Cup will continue as scheduled after the Portland Timbers withdrew their protest of Wednesday's 3-2 defeat to LAFC. Portland had complained about the number of foreign players in LAFC's lineup, and U.S. Soccer, which organizes the cup, admitted to a "good faith misunderstanding" on Saturday. "After a thorough review of the Portland Timbers' official protest, it has been determined that the inclusion of additional foreign players was a result of a good faith misunderstanding among U.S....
    Usain Bolt's move to the A-League should be up to the fans - Tim Cahill

    Usain Bolt's move to the A-League should be up to the fans - Tim Cahill


    When it comes to Usain Bolt potentially joining the A-League or any other issue in football, Tim Cahill believes it should boil down...

    When it comes to Usain Bolt potentially joining the A-League or any other issue in football, Tim Cahill believes it should boil down to