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Mane needs goals to emulate Salah, Firmino success

Sadio Mane is the third man of Liverpool's front three, but more goals could put him on level pegging with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

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Sarri arrival plunges Fabregas' future in doubt

Appointing a new manager creates winners and losers. While David Luiz and Willian have a new lease of life, Cesc Fabregas is in trouble at Chelsea.

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Manchester United

Football

Fred the midfield dynamo Manchester United have missed

In Fred, Manchester United have an asset that may help them become part of the Premier League title conversation.

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What now for Pogba, Mourinho and Man United?

Paul Pogba delivered an explosive quote in the mixed zone after Manchester United's win over Leicester. ESPN FC's Rob Dawson was there to hear it.

Who's more important to Man United: Pogba or Mourinho?

The FC crew try to make sense of Paul Pogba's latest comments about Manchester United and choose who they would keep between him and Jose Mourinho.

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Ronaldo's arrival will show Serie A is full of drama

Italian football has taken a back seat of late, but Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus is a big step toward restoring Serie A to its former glory.

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How will Ronaldo and Juventus line up vs. Chievo?

Stewart Robson reveals his projected Juventus XI as Cristiano Ronaldo gets set to make his Serie A debut against Chievo.

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Ronaldo's first Juve appearance draped in tradition

Juventus could have sold out the Allianz Stadium twice over for Cristiano Ronaldo's debut. Instead, it came in a town of 4,000 60 km outside Turin.

Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: 50-50 Challenge

Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday in the UEFA Super Cup. Club bloggers Rob Train (Real) and Joe Walker (Atletico) preview the affair.

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Spain to continue UEFA Super Cup dominance

For the ninth time in the past 10 seasons, this major trophy will end up in Spanish hands as the country's clubs continue to dominate in Europe.

Arsenal

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Where did Arsenal go wrong against Man City?

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Is Cech really better than Leno at Arsenal?

Petr Cech is so bad with his feet that it makes you wonder how bad Bernd Leno must be with his hands if Unai Emery doesn't see him as Arsenal No.1.

Emery needs time to fix, change Arsenal

Many pundits and fans harped "same old Arsenal" after Sunday's defeat but new boss Unai Emery can't be expected to fix Arsenal overnight.

Transfers

Transfer Talk: Real Madrid move for Juventus' Pjanic

Real Madrid have had enough of selling to Juventus, now they want to buy a midfielder from them instead. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Transfer Rater: Martial to AC Milan

Anthony Martial to AC Milan and Christian Eriksen to Paris Saint-Germain are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Balotelli wants out of Nice, but no one's calling

Mario Balotelli may want out at Nice, but according to ESPN FC's Julien Laurens, clubs aren't lining up to rescue the temperamental Italian striker.

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Deadline Day in 90 Seconds: Everton buy everyone

Let the Exploding Heads take you around the whirlwind action of the Premier League's transfer deadline day.

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Most expensive English transfers this summer

Now that the English transfer window is closed, take a look back at the most expensive players bought in the Premier League this summer.

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Ronaldo returns on the cover of FIFA 19

Cristiano Ronaldo is back on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA games, and this year he's swapped the white of Real Madrid for Juventus' black and white.

Ronaldo goes sneaker shopping with Complex

The Juventus and Portugal superstar spoke about his taste in footwear, as well as his childhood and how his son copies him.

Leverkusen troll Cech over error

The Bundesliga club poked fun at Cech and talked up Bernd Leno after the Arsenal keeper nearly scored a comical own goal.

Football

Marcotti's Musings: Barca begin with trophy; Pogba vs. Mourinho

The new season means Marcotti's Musings are back! This week, Gab looks at the Premier League's opening weekend, plus events around Europe.

Tevez excited to face Messi in Joan Gamper Trophy

Boca Juniors star Carlos Tevez is looking forward to playing against former Argentina teammate Lionel Messi in the Joan Gamper Trophy match at the Camp Nou.

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Where did Arsenal go wrong against Man City?

ESPN's Stewart Robson shares his analysis on where Unai Emery's Arsenal side fell short in their 2-0 loss to Manchester City at the Emirates.

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Emery: Long process for Arsenal to reach Europe's elite

Arsenal's Unai Emery admits his side still have lots of work to do, as he aims to take the club back into Europe's elite.

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Tevez excited to face Messi in Joan Gamper Trophy

Boca Juniors star Carlos Tevez is looking forward to playing against former Argentina teammate Lionel Messi in the Joan Gamper Trophy match at the Camp Nou.

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Premier League in 90 Seconds: New season, same results

The Exploding Heads are here to tell you that the more changes a new football season brings, the more things stay the same.

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How will Ronaldo and Juventus line up vs. Chievo?

Stewart Robson reveals his projected Juventus XI as Cristiano Ronaldo gets set to make his Serie A debut against Chievo.

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Who's more important to Man United: Pogba or Mourinho?

The FC crew try to make sense of Paul Pogba's latest comments about Manchester United and choose who they would keep between him and Jose Mourinho.

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David Silva retires from international football

David Silva has called time on his Spain career, retiring after 125 appearances over a 12-year span.

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DC United 3-2 Orlando City: Rooney plays hero

Late game heroics from Wayne Rooney to set up Luciano Acosta gives DC United a crucial win over Orlando City to stay alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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Valverde: Dembele a great asset for Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde praises Ousmane Dembele's impact in the Spanish Super Cup, amid speculation about the Frenchman's future at the Camp Nou.

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Extra Time: Benching Cech and the world's best striker

The guys respond to your tweets about Petr Cech, whether Aguero is the world's best striker and Klopp's continuous comments about Sergio Ramos.

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Guardiola: Mendy needs to forget about social media

Pep Guardiola admits he finds Benjamin Mendy a frustrating player to manage, warning the Frenchman to lay off the social media.

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Celebrating 5 years of ESPN FC...with mean tweets

In honour of ESPN FC's fifth anniversary, Dan Thomas reads some of the more interesting responses to his tweet marking the occasion.

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Premier League

Man City can still improve; Liverpool impressive

The Premier League is back! In the first weekend of 2018-19, Man City showed there's room to grow yet and the World Cup's stars impressed, as did Liverpool.

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Premier League in 90 Seconds: New season, same results

The Exploding Heads are here to tell you that the more changes a new football season brings, the more things stay the same.

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Premier League Team of the Weekend

Paul Mariner defends his selections and omissions in the first team of the weekend of the Premier League season.

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Key questions

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Juventus

Football

Ronaldo's first Juve appearance draped in tradition

Juventus could have sold out the Allianz Stadium twice over for Cristiano Ronaldo's debut. Instead, it came in a town of 4,000 some 60 km outside Turin.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores in first Juventus appearance

In his first appearance in a Juventus shirt, Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring during the club's annual intra-squad friendly in Villar Perosa.

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Ronaldo scores goal in first Juve appearance

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal in his first Juventus appearance as the first team defeated the under-20 squad in an annual preseason friendly.

Liverpool

Football

Liverpool prove they can have a go at Manchester City

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Mane needs goals to emulate Salah, Firmino success

Sadio Mane is the third man of Liverpool's front three, but more goals could put him on level pegging with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

Mariner: Liverpool destroyed West Ham in midfield

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner calls Liverpool's attacking prowess against West Ham "a joy to watch", hailing the debut of newcomer Naby Keita.

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Dembele the hero as Barca win Super Cup

Lionel Messi looked in midseason form, while Ousmane Dembele stepped up to the occasion as Barcelona won their 13th Spanish Super Cup over Sevilla.

Messi breaks Barca trophy record with latest title

Lionel Messi became the most honoured player in Barcelona history with Sunday's Spanish Super Cup victory against Sevilla.

Match-winner Dembele 9/10 in Spanish Super Cup victory

Ousmane Dembele was the hero for Barcelona, scoring a brilliant winning goal as Barcelona won the Spanish Super Cup.

Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona: Messi makes Barca history

Ousmane Dembele's wonder strike delivered the Spanish Super Cup for Barcelona as Lionel Messi broke the record for most trophies won at the club.

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Dembele's thunderous strike gives Barca the lead

Spanish Super Cup: Ousmane Dembele (78') Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona

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Pique taps in Messi's free kick to bring Barca level

Spanish Super Cup: Gerard Pique (42') Sevilla 1-1 Barcelona

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Sarabia slots in the opener for Sevilla

Spanish Super Cup: Pablo Sarabia (9') Sevilla 1-0 Barcelona

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Manchester United

Football

Pogba: 'Things I cannot say, otherwise I will get fined'

Speaking to reporters after Man United's game vs. Leicester, Paul Pogba was asked whether he is "happy and comfortable" at the club, but turned down the chance to put recent speculation to bed.

Laurens: Pogba shows he can produce despite criticism

Julien Laurens shares his insights on Paul Pogba's cryptic social media post after Manchester United's win over Leicester.

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Cheer for Mourinho, Man United as captain Pogba stars

The display was not perfect and bigger tests lay ahead, but Friday's win vs. Leicester was exactly what Man United needed.

PSG 3-0 Caen: Champions punish sloppy Caen

Neymar, Adrien Rabiot and Tim Weah took advantage of Caen's defensive lapses to give Paris Saint-Germain a win to kick off their Ligue 1 title defense.

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Rabiot 7/10, Neymar 6/10 as PSG cruise in opener

PSG were missing many of their regulars but Neymar and Adrien Rabiot scored as the French champions cruised to a 3-0 season-opening win versus Caen.

PSG's ultras mean business going into the new season!

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Tim Weah scores first Ligue 1 goal for PSG

American international Tim Weah scores his first goal in Ligue 1 after subbing on for Neymar in PSG's opening match against Caen.

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Chelsea

Football

Sarri arrival plunges Fabregas' future in doubt

Appointing a new manager creates winners and losers. While David Luiz and Willian have a new lease of life, Cesc Fabregas is in trouble at Chelsea.

Bakayoko joins AC Milan on season-long loan

Tiemoue Bakayoko has left Chelsea to join Serie A side AC Milan on a season-long loan.

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All-round effort seals Sarri's winning start

From back to front, Chelsea's players impressed at Huddersfield and gave cause for optimism under the club's new manager.

Tottenham Hotspur

Football

Tottenham stadium delays show fans are cash cows

Tottenham's stadium delays leave a bad taste in the mouths of supporters who feel they have been misled and overcharged by the club.

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No signings, no problem for Spurs at Newcastle

Tottenham Hotspur dismissed all the prematch talk of their lack of summer signings with a season-opening win at Newcastle.

World Cup stars Vertonghen, Alli lead weary Spurs

Spurs had to hold on at the end and several players looked short of fitness but two players who featured in Russia helped see off Newcastle.

Pogba, Man United silence the noise vs. Leicester

After a month of speculation surrounding Paul Pogba's future, the Frenchman delivered the perfect response to lead Man United past Leicester City.

Mourinho: Pogba the first choice on penalties

Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba was the penalty-kick taker of choice for Manchester United after Pogba converted in their win over Leicester City.

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