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    CRISTIANO RONALDO has arrived at Old Trafford for his first Manchester United pre-season match of the summer - nearly three weeks after the rest of his team-mates. Ronaldo, 37, rocked up in his Red Devils tracksuit and completed the look with a pair of white low Nike trainers. 3Cristiano Ronaldo rocked up to Old Trafford for the pre-season friendlyCredit: Instagram / @manchesterunited 3He wore the club tracksuit and a pair of Nike trainersCredit: Instagram / @manchesterunited 3The five-time Ballon d'Or winner returns to the starting XI in pre-seasonCredit: Instagram / @manchesterunited Arriving at Old Trafford.➡ @Cristiano ????#MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 31, 2022 He carried a washbag and wore a backpack as he made his way down the tunnel and into the home dressing room. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner nodded a hello to one person behind the United social media camera and then high-fived another staff member on the door. The Portuguese superstar returns to the team today as a youthful team face Rayo Vallecano in the final friendly. He missed the tour to...
    JOE RODON is not part of Tottenham's pre-season tour group to Israel. The defender has been left at home as Spurs face Roma in Haifa tomorrow. 1Joe Rodon is set to leave Tottenham on loanCredit: Getty Rodon, 24, is in talks with with French club Rennes over a loan switch. The Ligue 1 side are also understood to have an option to make the expected loan permanent for £18million. The Wales international is keen to play regular football ahead of the World Cup later this year. Rodon did not start a single Premier League game last season. Read More Transfer NewsTRANSFER NEWS Barca president promises Messi will sign, Cucurella hands in transfer request And after bringing in six new faces this summer, boss Antonio Conte is now working on parting ways with a number of fringe players. One of those is Rodon - who looks set to leave Spurs ahead of the new campaign. Boss Conte hinted that Rodon could soon be on his way out in order to secure regular game time. He said today: "Joe...
    LIONEL MESSI and wife Antonela are enjoying some time in a £7,000-a-week Four Seasons hotel in Paris following PSG's pre-season tour of Japan. The Ligue 1 champions won all three of their matches during their time in Asia, with Messi netting in the 2-1 victory over Kawasaki. 4Antonela shared a picture of the pair on her social mediaCredit: Instagram / @antonelaroccuzzo 4Antonela shared a snap of her looking across the Parisian skylineCredit: Instagram / @antonelaroccuzzo 4The pair are staying in an incredible, expensive Four Seasons establishmentCredit: Instagram / @antonelaroccuzzo 4The Eiffel Tower can be seen from Messi's breathtaking luxury hotelCredit: Instagram / @antonelaroccuzzo Now he is enjoying some down time with long-time partner Antonela after returning to the French capital. And Antonela showed off the Four Seasons hotel they are staying in with a couple of short clips. She also posted a loving picture of the pair and added the caption: "With my ❤️❤️." As stated on Booking.com, the hotel can be as expensive as £7,000 per night in July. READ MORE ON WAGSTHE MAGIC TUCH Thomas Tuchel holidays with...
    ATLETICO MADRID fans have revealed an anti-Cristiano Ronaldo banner at a pre-season game. The Spanish club's supporters have made clear where they stand on the 37-year-old amid rumours suggesting he could move to the Wanda Metropolitano. 2Atletico Madrid fans unveiled the banner away Numancia as they rejected RonaldoCredit: Twitter 2The Portuguese star is desperate to play Champions League football this seasonCredit: AP The banner was unveiled only hours after fans released a venomous statement regarding the potential arrival of Ronaldo. The large sign could be seen at their pre-season game at Numancia, which simply reads "CR7 not welcome". Dozens of fans can be seen holding the banner in the away end as Atletico followers rail against the Real Madrid superstar. Earlier a statement from fan group Union Internacional de Penas del Atletico de Madrid said the player did not align with their values. READ MORE ON MAN UNITEDRED DEVILS LATEST Martinez ANNOUNCED, Ronaldo told to pen NEW DEAL by agent, Wrexham latest A tweet read: "Given the possibility that the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo is more than just a rumour we...
    JACK GREALISH and Kevin De Bruyne were among a group of Manchester City stars to head out in Cheshire on Friday night. Alongside team-mates Riyad Mahrez, Kyle Walker and Phil Foden, the posse were spotted outside The Bubble Room in Alderley Edge. 7Jack Grealish and Kevin De Bruyne headed out on Friday nightCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 7The stars were spotted outside The Bubble RoomCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 7De Bruyne and Grealish chat as they arrive at the restaurantCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 7Phil Foden arrives to join the groupCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke Grealish, 26, wore a huge boyish grin as he arrived to meet his City pals. The group enjoyed a fun evening after a gruelling first week of pre-season training. Many of City's international stars have been back at their training centre this week to begin gearing up for the new campaign. After a tough week of fitness work, a Friday night trip out was just what was required - while Mahrez was celebrating his new contract extension, signed yesterday. Read More Football NewsGREAL HAPPY CAMP...
    CHELSEA's superstars were invited to tour Los Angeles Dodgers stadium as part of their US pre-season tour. The Blues showed off new £50million signing Raheem Sterling at the home of the 2020 Major League Baseball champions. 6Owner Boehly took members of the squad (Marcus Bettinelli, Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr, Raheem Sterling, Jorginho and Edouard Mendy) on a tour of the Dodgers StadiumCredit: Getty 6£50m man Sterling was unveiled to reporters on the diamond in his new Chelsea shirtCredit: Getty 6The team revealed custom LA Dodgers jerseysCredit: Getty 6Thiago Silva and Jorginho were among the stars admiring the home of the 2020 MLB champsCredit: Getty Owner Todd Boehly is part-owner of the franchise and invited the squad to check out the facilities. Sterling posed out on the diamond holding a football and wearing his new Chelsea shirt. Whilst Boehly posed with members of the team - Sterling, Marcus Bettinelli, Thiago Silva, Jorginho, Malang Sarr and Edouard Mendy - in custom Dodgers jerseys. Thomas Tuchel's side are set to play three pre-season matches over in the US. READ MORE ON CHELSEABLUES...
    MANCHESTER UNITED have arrived in Melbourne for the next stage of their pre-season tour. United were in Thailand since last Friday and beat Liverpool 4-0 in Bangkok in their first pre-season friendly. 8David de Gea was in high spirits as he stepped off the team busCredit: AFP 8Erik ten Hag waved towards fans as he entered the hotelCredit: AFP 8Bruno Fernandes looked fresh after playing against Liverpool in BangkokCredit: AFP 8Harry Maguire had to leave new wife Fern Hawkins on the other side of the world as he travelled to AustraliaCredit: AFP 8Fred impressed against Liverpool and scored an audacious lobCredit: AFP 8United face Melbourne Victory next on FridayCredit: AFP Next up for United is Melbourne Victory on Friday, and the Red Devils arrived in the city in good spirits on Wednesday. Erik Ten Hag waved at supporters as he made his way into the hotel, with Raphael Varane and Bruno Fernandes amongst the players snapped getting off the bus. The Red Devils will spend a few days in Melbourne with a match against Crystal Palace pencilled in for Tuesday....
    MANCHESTER UNITED are planning the rest of their pre-season tour without Cristiano Ronaldo. The Red Devils are in Bangkok where they play Liverpool on Tuesday before moving on to Australia. 3Cristiano Ronaldo has told Man Utd he wants to leave the club this summerCredit: Getty 3Man Utd are currently in Thailand for pre-season without RonaldoCredit: Getty 3Erik ten Hag is keen to instil confidence in the Man Utd team after a torrid campaign And if the Portuguese star has not joined up with them by the end of the week, the club believe that will be the cut-off on him meeting up with the squad. United play Melbourne Victory next Friday and they believe there is little point on him then flying all the way out to Perth for the games against Crystal Palace and Aston Villa on the last leg. Ronaldo wants out of United and has cited family reasons for not being on the tour so far. The 37-year-old is currently training alone in Lisbon. READ MORE ON MAN UTDUNITED LATEST Ronaldo's 'SIX FIGURE' bonus deal, Strakosha deal...
    JURGEN KLOPP could not resist a cheeky dig at Manchester United ahead of Liverpool’s Thai showdown with the Red Devils tomorrow. Klopp’s Reds were mobbed by around 1,000 fans as they landed in Bangkok yesterday - just a day after Erik ten Hag’s side touched down in the Thai capital. 3Klopp started the mind games against United early onCredit: Getty 3Ten Hag led on the team as they arrived in ThailandCredit: AFP There were noticeably less supporters at the Suvarnabhumi airport to welcome United - though hundreds still turned up. And grinning Klopp quipped: “First question I have, did it look like this yesterday when Manchester United were here?" The bitter Premier League rivals meet in a ‘friendly’ at the hot, humid and sold out 52,000-seat Rajamangala National Stadium. And Klopp reckons it will be a fierce encounter despite only pride being at stake. READ MORE IN FOOTBALLGET YOUR GOSS Man City AGREE £50m deal with Chelsea for Sterling, Lewandowski UPDATE He added: “Manchester United - a new manager, trained a little bit longer than us so might be in...
    BARCELONA duo Riqui Puig and Neto returned to training this week... despite being told they didn't have to. The La Liga giants welcomed 14 players back for pre-season preparations on Monday morning. 2Puig unexpectedly trained with Barcelona on MondayCredit: Getty 2Neto also showed up to trainCredit: Alamy Those involved included the likes of Gerard Pique, Sergino Dest, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Pedri, Nico Gonzalez, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Sergi Roberto. But, a select group of players were granted permission to miss the session so that they could resolve their futures. Puig and Neto were both named in this group, but according to Spanish outlet AS they decided to show up anyway. The pair have one year remaining on their respective deals, but both have been linked with a move away. Read More in FootballGET YOUR GOSS Lenglet to Tottenham in 'FINAL' steps, Richarlison's BAN, Poch SACKED by PSG Neto has been linked with a move to Celta Vigo, while Puig is claimed to be in advanced talks with Fiorentina. Ousmane Dembele and Clement Lenglet were among the players missing from the first...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO has been spotted for the first time since asking Manchester United to let him leave. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner informed the club that he wishes to move on to pastures new last weekend. ❗️Exclusive. Cristiano Ronaldo just arrived to @selecaoportugal training facilities. Hes still in Lisbon after missing @ManUtd first pre-season day. Ronaldos future is still uncertain. He wants to play @ChampionsLeague. pic.twitter.com/e2eQ3TAuQE— Pedro Sepúlveda (@pedromsepulveda) July 4, 2022 1Cristiano Ronaldo missed the start of Manchester United's pre-season trainingCredit: Getty Ronaldo, 37, wasn't part of the returning crop of players for pre-season training on Monday as he was given extra time off due to family reasons. But the Portuguese has been seen at his country's national training ground. MORE FOLLOWS
    ERIK TEN HAG has officially started his job as Manchester United manager as his new players reported for pre-season training today. The Dutchman, who has arrived from Ajax, was spotted entering the club's Carrington HQ this morning. 2Erik ten Hag was spotted arriving for his first day in charge of Man Utd this morningCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke 2His coach Steve McClaren was also back in familiar surroundingsCredit: Eamonn and James Clarke The 52-year-old was driven into the training ground ahead of his new side's return to work. Ten Hag was pictured in the back seat of a motor around 8am as he ensured he got off to an early start. And he was closely followed by his coach Steve McClaren, who was back in familiar surroundings 21 years after leaving his role as Sir Alex Ferguson's No.2. A number of United's international stars will not be in attendance for Monday's session under the new boss. READ MORE ON FOOTBALLDATE NIGHT Ronaldo & Georgina can't keep hands off each other as Wag wears strapless dress A large portion of the...
    ERIK TEN HAG will arrive at Manchester United tomorrow with pre-season set to begin on Monday. The Dutchman will check in at Carrington as he plots a return to form next season for the Red Devils. 2Erik ten Hag is set to get pre-season underway on MondayCredit: PA United endured statistically their worst Premier League season of the Premier League era last time out. Ten Hag is set to face a baptism of fire amid a backdrop of fan unrest with the Glazers and a lack of signings. The former Ajax manager will meet a group of Man United stars when they check back for pre-season on Monday. He won't meet the bulk of his squad until later, however, with those out on international duty set to have an extended holiday. Read More Man Utd storiesUNITED AIRLINES Man Utd stars on their holidays from Ronaldo in Majorca to Sancho loving LA Ten Hag may meet the likes of Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, who weren't selected for England duty at the end of the season. If so the duo will...
    ARSENAL will report back at London Colney in less than two weeks before heading to Germany for their first match of the summer. The Gunners begin their preparations for the 2022-23 campaign on June 27 as Mikel Arteta prepares for another shot at securing Champions League football. 1Mikel Arteta's Arsenal side will report back for pre-season training on June 27Credit: Getty Tottenham pipped their North London rivals to fourth spot on the last game of the season. But Arteta still managed to claim a spot in Europe after failing to playing in any Uefa competition last term after finishing eighth in 2021. And the Spaniard will now be aiming to go one better this time around when he welcomes his players back to the club. According to Arsenal Fixture News, the first team squad are due to return on June 27. READ MORE ON ARSENALGUNNERS NEWS Jesus 'wants to join' Arsenal, Gunners confident of Tielemans transfer Though this excludes those currently on international duty, who will be given more time off to recharge. That means English quartet Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo...
    MANCHESTER UNITED supporters believe the club have dropped a huge hint that Paul Pogba will stay at the club. The Red Devils announced their pre-season plans earlier today with the headline match set to be against Liverpool in Bangkok on July 12. 2Paul Pogba is set to become a free agent in June when his Man Utd contract endsCredit: AFP 2Fans think the club have dropped a hint on his future after this promotional poster was releasedCredit: Twitter They will then head Down Under to Australia to take on Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 15 and July 19 respectively. But it was the image they used on social media to confirm the summer schedule that has set tongues wagging. Pogba, who becomes a free agent in June, was used on the promotional poster alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Telles. The Frenchman currently earns £15m-a-year deal at United which works out as £290,000 a week. Former club Juventus are believed to have been priced out of a move for him due to his salary. Paris...
    MANCHESTER UNITED will take on bitter rivals Liverpool in Bangkok as part of a pre-season tour. The game for the Centenary Cup will take place on July 12 at the Rajamangala stadium in the Thai capital. 2Ralf Rangnick's Man Utd will face Liverpool in a pre-season friendlyCredit: Getty 2They face Jurgen Klopp’s men on July 12 at the Rajamangala stadium in BangkokCredit: Getty The Red Devils will then fly to Australia for their first visit to Melbourne since 1999. They will play at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground against local A-League team Melbourne Victory on July 15, and then Crystal Palace on July 19.  Manchester United’s Football Director, John Murtough said: “Pre-season tours are such an important part of the squad’s preparation for the season ahead, so it’s crucial to have excellent training facilities and high-quality opposition. “We’re delighted that we’ll have both these things during our visits to Bangkok and Melbourne this summer, and we’re looking forward to playing in front of our fans in both cities for the first time in a number of years.” READ MORE MAN...
    LITTLE ARMENIA (KABC) -- Santa Claus is coming to town, and Adele's of Hollywood Costumes has been in charge of dressing him for 50 years."It's a family business and when you come through the door, you feel like you're part of the family. And that is really that's what keeps me coming back," said customer Brian Butler.Store employees say they prep all year-long for the holiday season. And they say Adele's is one of the largest Santa costume providers in the nation. They even send some overseas to Australia, England and France.But with the pandemic bringing mall Santa's and parades to a halt last year, employees say business was tough.Last year, many children made visits to Santa virtually."I think it was just as fulfilling because we were able to still see as many children as we had in the years prior," said customer Cortney Lofton.Pre-pandemic, Adele's would distribute close to 800 Santa costumes during the holiday season. This year, that number is cut in half."Now we're making a smaller amount because the demand is not there," said Theresa Saidy, owner...
    THIS is the shocking moment an NFL fan took a savage beating during a pre-season game between the LA Rams and LA Chargers on Sunday. Three man unleashed a barrage of punches when a fight erupted after a woman threw a beer during a furious exchange of words. 3This LA Rams fans took a severe beating from three men during his team's pre-season game against the LA ChargersCredit: AP 3He was dragged over the seats in front of him before being punched from all angles Footage filmed inside the So-Fi stadium in California showed the fans of opposing teams yelling at each other before things turned violent. The larger man dressed in a grey Rams jersey can be seen angrily gesticulating and squaring up to the three men in Chargers gear. He took a swipe at the trio as one of them yelled back. After a period of gesturing and shouting, the Rams fan turned his back on the group as a woman behind the trio launched a beer at him. This appeared to infuriate him and he turned around...
    GILLINGHAM left fans in stitches after brazenly selling 'out of date alcohol' for £2 a pop for their pre-season friendly against Millwall on Tuesday. The League One side continued their 2021-22 preparations by hosting the Lions at Priestfield Stadium, with fans finally back inside the stadium. 1Fans were left in stitches after Gillingham openly sold 'out of date alcohol' for £2 a go for their pre-season friendly against MillwallCredit: Twitter After more than a year away due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Gills were thrilled to welcome supporters back - albeit for a friendly. And it seems the club hoped the few fans in attendance would help get rid of some of the backlog of beer they've been unable to flog in the absence of match-day crowds. Before the game had even kicked off, fans were swarming to Twitter to spread the word of the night's biggest highlight. Many social media users shared a picture of the Gillingham kiosk brazenly admitting to selling expired booze. A poster next to the bar read: "OUT OF DATE ALCOHOL. Discounted price. £2.00." But...
    MANCHESTER UNITED were mocked by Queens Park Rangers fans chanting 'Can we play you every week?' and 'Ole's at the wheel' during a stunning pre-season friendly on Saturday. The Hoops scored three goals in six second half minutes to thump the Red Devils 4-2 at Loftus Road. 4The QPR fans loved watching their side dismantle Man UtdCredit: Reuters No way QPR fans are chanting “Ole’s at the wheel” looooool ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/aYlrrzIbUg— Nízzy. (@11Nizzy) July 24, 2021 The QPR fans in the stadium were in such a jubilant mood that they began taunting Man Utd with the famous football tunes. They first began with jovially asking them whether they could play them every week. And the QPR supporters then went on to mock United manager Solskjaer, who had to witness his side's dreadful afternoon. Competitively, the West London side have not beaten United in 17 matches, a run which stretches all the way back to 1992. And while this was only a friendly, it was still a game to saviour for their loyal supporters who came out to watch their pre-season...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly reassessing Facundo Pellistri's place in the squad after he impressed in pre-season. Pellistri, 19, was loaned to Alaves in January after signing for United in October, making 12 appearances in La Liga. 2Facundo Pellistri could have a first-team role at Manchester United this season According to AS, United are "revaluing" Pellistri's place in the squad, claiming he could be set for a first-team role. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had stated his intention was to loan out the Uruguayan once again this summer. The Red Devils boss, 49, said: "I can see a loan deal for him, there’s been loads of interest and for his best interests a loan would be what we look for." But speaking to MUTV, Pellistri shared his determination to stay and win a place in the team. He said: "I went on loan to Alaves, I feel good, now I’m here trying my best, always pushing forward. "I would like to stay here but I’m still working hard, improving and continue working." OLYMPICS BETTING SPECIAL: GET ADAM PEATY TO WIN ANY MEDAL IN...
    ARSENAL'S pre-season tour to America has been cancelled due to positive coronavirus cases within the camp. The squad were due to fly out to Florida this week. 1Arsenal have scrapped their pre-season tour to Florida due to a coronavirus outbreak at the clubCredit: Getty But The Athletic report a 'small number' of the party planning to travel have caught the virus. A game against Inter Milan was scheduled for Sunday night in the Florida Cup. The winners would have faced Everton or Colombian side in the final on July 28. Arsenal kick off the new Premier League season against Brentford on August 13. More to follow... Most read in FootballLive BlogMAN UTD TRANSFER NEWSKieran Trippier could cost £18m, Varane switch 'closer every day'Live BlogTRANSFER NEWSChelsea quoted £100m for Declan Rice, Harry Kane transfer updateARSENAL NEWS LIVELokonga move CONFIRMED, Max Aarons race, Ben White £50m exclusiveTOKYO KO?Olympic chief says Games could STILL be axed as Tokyo faces TRIPLE health threatExclusivePREM PAEDO PROBEPremier League footballer arrested on suspicion of child sex offencesFOOTBALL’S GOIN’ HOLSRaheem ­Sterling & Kyle Walker enjoy well-deserved...
    ROMA battered Serie D minnows Montecatini 10-0 in Jose Mourinho's first pre-season match in charge. The Portuguese was announced as the Italian side's new manager in May, succeeding his compatriot Paulo Fonseca. 4Jose Mourinho donned a Roma tracksuit on the touchline for the first timeCredit: Getty 4The Portuguese cut a relaxed figure alongside Joao SacramentoCredit: Getty Having worked as a SunSport columnist this summer, Mourinho arrived in Rome last week for his official unveiling. And he has now gotten down to work on the training pitch. Mourinho, 59, took his side to nearby Trigoria as they stepped up their pre-season work with a match against lowly Montecatini. The exercise was a fruitful one, with Roma coming away with an easy win and 90 minutes in the legs. Former Real Madrid forward Borja Mayoral bagged a hat-trick. While Carles Perez, Gianluca Mancini, Riccardo Calafiori, Nicolo Zaniolo, Nicola Zalewski and Amadou Diawara also got in on the action. An own goal by Montecatini player Santi completed the rout. The Serie D side weren't too disheartened by their thrashing, however. COMPETITION: WIN ONE...
    HECTOR BELLERIN was pictured travelling to Arsenal's pre-season tour of Scotland amid his uncertain future. The right-back is believed to be open to a move away from Arsenal after eight years with the club, where he joined at youth level. 3Hector Bellerin was pictured travelling to Arsenal's pre-season tour of ScotlandCredit: Instagram / @omarrekik 3Hector Bellerin is believed to be open to a move away from ArsenalCredit: Getty Inter Milan and PSG are among those linked with him, while manager Mikel Arteta looks set to raise funds this summer by selling unwanted players. But for now, Bellerin will feature in Arsenal's pre-season preparation, where they play Hibs tomorrow night. The defender is part of the 30-man squad that travelled to Scotland. Despite looking to clear out their squad, Arsenal have received hardly any bids so far. William Saliba will join Marseille on a season’s loan, having spent the last year with Nice. Ahead of his move, it means the £27million centre-half will spend a third year away from Arsenal without ever kicking a ball...
    NEW Roma manager Jose Mourinho has been enjoying some Italian culture by driving a Vespa around the club's training ground. The SunSport columnist recently arrived in Rome after his team returned to training ahead of the upcoming season. 4Jose Mourinho has been riding a Vespa around Roma's training groundCredit: https://www.instagram.com/josemourinho/ 4The 58-year-old was filmed by a man on a golf buggyCredit: https://www.instagram.com/josemourinho/ 4Portuguese coach Mourinho has just started his new job at RomaCredit: The Sun The 58-year-old has shared a video on Instagram of him riding the Italian scooter while being filmed by several cameras. One cameraman is sitting on a golf buggy, which makes the video even more bizarre. It's unclear at this stage why Mourinho was driving a Vespa around Roma's training ground, although we assume it was for business and not pleasure. The ex-Chelsea manager was greeted by dozens of Roma supporters when he arrived in the Italian capital at the beginning of July. Mourinho has replaced fellow Portuguese coach Paulo Fonseca at the Stadio Olimpico and is aiming to close the gap on Inter Milan....
    MOHAMED SALAH is set to skip the Tokyo Olympics after Liverpool won the club vs country row. Egypt wanted their star forward, 29, to take part in the Games and play in the opening group match against Spain on July 22 in Sapporo. 3Mohamed Salah will not travel to the Olympics and will remain with Liverpool insteadCredit: PA However SunSport understands Salah will remain with his club for pre-season rather than travel to Japan for the three-week event. Pharaohs’ chiefs are understandably unhappy with the decision by the Anfield club. But given the Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled for next January and February in Cameroon this is at least a compromise on his international playing availability as Jurgen Klopp’s men look to mount a title challenge. Salah scored 22 Premier League last season as Liverpool qualified for next season's Champions League on the last day of the Covid-hit campaign. Jurgen Klopp's men open up their 2021-22 season with a trip to Norwich on August 14. That means, Salah would face a race against time to be fit and up...
    MANCHESTER UNITED bosses fear militant fans could be planning a summer of discontent which will see them plotting to disrupt the club for months. Officials have already stepped up security at the club’s Carrington training ground in the wake of around 100 fans breaking into Old Trafford and storming the pitch ahead of the clash against Liverpool. 2Man Utd chiefs are worried fans are planning to disrupt the club all through the summerCredit: Guardian News & Media / Free to use by all titles in perpetuity under NMC agreement The protest, along with hundreds more supporters preventing the team bus from leaving The Lowry Hotel prior to last Sunday’s game, led to the fixture being postponed. Club officials are now concerned fans left furious by the Glazer family’s attempts to join a controversial European Super League could cause chaos over the coming months. A previous protest saw around 20 supporters walk into Carrington and speak to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. A source said: “United’s success is often attributed to the fact they have fans all over the world who come...
    DAVID BECKHAM was ‘like a kid on first day back at school' as Inter Milan began pre-season training under new boss Phil Neville. The former England and Manchester United defender has taken the reins of his ex-team mate’s MLS team after leaving his job with England Women. 6Phil Neville took charge of his first training session at Inter Miami todayCredit: https://www.instagram.com/intermiamicf/ View this post on Instagram A post shared by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) After swooping to sign Ryan Shawcross from Stoke City last month, Neville got to work with the rest of his new squad today as pre-season got underway. And Goldenballs was also there to watch, sharing a photo on Instagram and captioning it with: “Like the first day back at school today @intermiamicf .. Fresh start and excited to get this season started .. Pre Season day 1.” The two Class of ‘92 stars came through the ranks under the guidance and genius of Sir Alex Ferguson, who helped create an unforgettable, trophy-laden dynasty at United. Fergie’s attention to detail and thirst for winning has rubbed off on...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — It’s been 277 days since the Warriors played at Chase Center. It is a night of firsts for the players, staff, and the media. From the stands, it sounded like a game, and on the court, it looked like a game, especially with Steph Curry back in action. It just wasn’t the kind of game anyone’s used to. Coach Steve Kerr spoke to the media via Zoom before tipoff. “It’s a strange atmosphere out on the court, and it’ll be weird tonight to play a game without our fans out there,” he said. The Warriors, playing their first game since the NBA shutdown last March, won the contest 107-105 with Steph Curry scoring 10 points and Kent Bazemore, who rejoins the team this year after signing a free agent contract, chipping in a team-high 13 points. Star Draymond Green and NBA No. 2 draft pick James Wiseman did not dress for the game after reportedly testing positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week. Steph Curry took his tunnel shot to a new level on...
    THIAGO'S move to the Premier League is edging closer after it was revealed he will not participate in Bayern Munich's pre-season medical tests, according to reports. The Spanish midfielder is being heavily linked with a move to both Liverpool and Manchester United. 2Thiago has been granted extra time off by Bayern MunichCredit: Getty Images - Getty Bayern are holding out for £27million with Thiago's contract expiring in 12-months time. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp appears to be leading the chase to sign the ex-Barcelona man while United have made initial contact with the player's agent. And among all the speculation over his future, Bayern have allowed Thiago "a few more days off" to get his head in order. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   The European champions head for their coronavirus testing today ahead of their pre-season training restart. Journalist Fabrizio Romano wrote on Twitter: "Thiago will NOT be present at Bayern's training centre for medical tests. "Key days are coming. Liverpool are still pushing to get him but Bayern...
    The pro dancers for the ABC celebrity ballroom competition reunited with safety guidelines in place. The Dancing with the Stars pro dancers reunited for pre-show coronavirus testing as the 29th season of the ABC celebrity ballroom got one step closer to becoming a reality. In a new photo posted to Instagram, DWTS pro Emma Slater shared a look at more than half of the show’s pros as they posed together on the studio lot. In the pic, which can be seen below, nine dancers stood socially distanced with masks on. It was hard to see who each person was due to their distance and the masks on their faces, but Emma tagged the professional dancers that were in the photo, including Keo Motsepe, Brandon Armstrong, Pasha Pashkov, Gleb Savchenko, Artem Chigvintsev, Brittany Stewart, Daniella Karagach and Emma’s husband, Sasha Farber. In the caption to the pic, Emma noted that the photo op took place as the group gathered for their COVID-19 tests at the studio. She explained that they will consistently do testing and will keep socially distant from each...
    THERE has been a reported spike in positive coronavirus cases since Premier League teams returned for pre-season preparation. According to The Telegraph, 14 new cases have been recorded at 12 clubs who started training again last weekend. Officials are said to be concerned cases could continue to rise as players were pictured partying with rival stars on holiday over the past few weeks. MORE TO FOLLOW Most read in FootballWHAT'S THE DIL?Married footie star Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'grows close to stunning journalist'PicturedIRON WILLTyson shows off lean figure as 54-year-old sheds pounds despite Jones fight fearsHARD TIMESMatt Hardy 'caused chaos' backstage after chair gaffe left him with head gashLive BlogGUNNERS NEWSArsenal transfer news LIVE - Latest updates from the Emirates'THE MAGIC OF TV'Trump 'feared Vince McMahon had DIED after being duped by limo explosion'PicturedTROLLEY GUNNAR SOLSKJAEROle hits shops as he takes break from landing Sancho & defender
    LIVERPOOL have been hit by a positive coronavirus test just days into their pre-season training camp. Jurgen Klopp's men are currently in Austria as their Premier League title defence preparations begin. 1It is not yet known whether a player or staff member has the illnessCredit: PA:Press Association On Tuesday, a positive test was reported within the camp although it is not known if the case is a player or member of staff. Daily Mirror state that training is set to continue as normal despite the Covid-19 diagnosis, with a club spokesperson refusing to confirm or deny the case. The Reds were initially due to head to the French city of Evian for their August training camp yet had to shelve those plans when the UK Government added the country to their coronavirus quarantine list. As things stand, the squad are still expected to remain at their base on the outskirts of Salzburg for the rest of the week before a selection of warm-up friendlies. The team hotel has reportedly been shut off from the public during their stay with tests...
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