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Wayne Rooney's first three possible transfers if Derby boss takes Newcastle job

Newcastle v Spurs updated match in pictures 60 minutes We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Newcastle United are still looking for a manager to replace Steve Bruce, with several names understood to be in the hat

Solskjaer’s “tried a few of Sir Alex's tricks” - Man Utd must stick by him

Former Manchester United star Kleberson has urged his former side to stick by Ole Gunnar Solskajer. The Red Devils have failed to win their last three Premier League games, and they conceded four goals to Leicester City at the weekend. United now face a tough run of fixtures that features two Champions League clashes, as well as games against Liverpool and Manchester City in their next six. And Cristiano Ronaldo

Crouch praises referee in reversing Atl Madrid pen against Liverpool

‘For the referee to overturn it is a brave decision’: Peter Crouch praises match official in reversing controversial call to award Atletico Madrid a late penalty against Liverpool as they desperately chased an equaliser Diogo Jota appeared to have brought down Jose Gimenez in the 84th minute But the Atletico Madrid defender appeared to go down too easily After the referee awarded Atletico a penalty, he was informed by VAR

Messi hailed for giving up hat-trick chance - before Mbappe blazes penalty over

Lionel Messi passed up the chance to complete his hat-trick from the penalty spot in Paris St-Germain's 3-2 win over RB Leipzig on Tuesday night – but he was left to rue handing Kylian Mbappe the ball instead. Messi was on target twice in PSG's dramatic Champions League group stage victory at the Parc des Princes, swinging the game back in their favour after Leipzig had stormed into a 2-1

Arsenal could save £15m in January transfer plan with Bernd Leno surplus to requirements

Mikel Arteta laments Xhaka injury blow for Arsenal We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Arsenal could land Barcelona goalkeeper Neto on the cheap in the January transfer window as they reportedly look to sell Bernd Leno.

Jose Mourinho slammed by Italian press as Man Utd and Tottenham problems repeat

In pictures: Leicester v Man Utd We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Italian media are hammering Jose Mourinho after AS Roma’s 1-0 defeat at Juventus on Sunday. Mourinho is receiving criticism for his side’s results

Pep Guardiola has no intention of rushing Cole Palmer despite cameo in City win

Pep Guardiola has no intention of rushing teenager Cole Palmer following his outstanding cameo in Manchester City’s Champions League cakewalk in Bruges. The highly-rated 19-year-old came off the bench and scored a classy goal as City eased to a 5-1 win over Club Brugge in their Group A clash at the Jan Breydel Stadium. It capped an impressive few days for the youngster, who briefly appeared against Burnley in the

Supercomputer predicts Man Utd set for more woeful form putting pressure on Ole

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! A supercomputer has predicted that Manchester United are set for even more bad form in the near future, mounting extra pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United's form has gone from bad to worse, and Saturday's 4-2 defeat was their fourth loss in seven games, and they finally surrendered their record breaking unbeaten run away from

Cole Palmer scores classy goal as five-star Manchester City hammer Club Brugge

Teenager Cole Palmer scored a classy goal and Riyad Mahrez struck twice as Manchester City ignited their Champions League campaign with a comfortable 5-1 win over Club Brugge Full-backs Joao Cancelo and Kyle Walker were also on target in a one-sided win in Belgium that strengthened City’s position in Group A after defeat to Paris St Germain three weeks ago. Hans Vanaken claimed a consolation for the hosts late on

Celtic fans unveil anti-UEFA banner before afternoon Ferencvaros clash

‘Conundrum clue: Fans before TV’: Celtic supporters slam UEFA in Countdown themed banner message over decision to move their Europa League clash with Ferencvaros to a 3.30pm kick-off Celtic defeated Ferencvaros 2-0 in the Europa League on Tuesday afternoon  The game could not take place on Thursday due to Rangers also playing at home UEFA didn’t want the clash to clash with the evening’s Champions League games Celtic fan groups