Vinicius testified in court today for the racist insults received on May 21 in the Valencia-Real Madrid match.
Valencia statement: “We wish to express surprise, rejection and indignation.”
“We demands that Vinicius publicly rectify his alleged statement”.
Barça announce that tests carried out this morning revealed that Robert Lewandowski has a left ankle sprain. In addition to a severe contusion to the left tibia, tests have confirmed a grade 2 sprain in the ankle of Robert Lewandowski – 3 to 4 weeks out.
His participation in El Clásico is in danger but not ruled out yet.
“He is out and his recovery will determine his availability”, club reports.
Official: Arsenal announce that Myles Lewis-Skelly has signed 1st professional contract.
“It means the world to me — to play for Arsenal, I’m truly speechless. I’ve been dreaming of this moment. To say that I’m a professional football player is a dream come true”.
Balotelli: “What if PSG call me? No chance. No way — as I used to play for Marseille and Nice so… no way”.
“What if they come with €10m salary proposal?”.
“Of course. In that case I’d accept… for €10m I’d even join my brother’s team and go play there!”, told TvPlay.
Manor Solomon will miss two/three months with meniscus injury suffered in training, club sources confirm.
One more blow for Postecoglou after Perisić ACL injury.
Luis Enrique: “I’m responsible for the team’s results — that is very clear”.
“I’m the first and last person responsible for the 4-1 defeat against Newcastle”. Is it difficult to coach PSG? Luis Enrique: “What kind of question is this?”.
“These are difficult games to go through as a coach. I think our attitude was very good. I think the result is a bit unfair. Not totally unfair, but it’s excessive. Btw, I congratulate Newcastle”.
Guardiola on Rico Lewis: “What a player. What a player. 18 years old”.
“I’ve been a manager for 15 year, training unbelievable players, to find a player like him in the pockets, moving into the spaces… wow”.
“He’s one of the best I ever trained, by far”, said.
Bad news for Brighton as Pervis Estupinan will be out for “long time”, says Roberto de Zerbi.
“Estupinan is injured, I can say that he can’t play for a long time. Of course we lose an important player”.
The Premier League cannot press ahead with plans to implement an automated offside system because of its contract with Nike.
Jarrod Bowen’s new contract talks with West Ham are moving slowly, putting both Liverpool and Newcastle on alert.
Darren England, the official at the centre of the VAR controversy that has plunged English referees into crisis, will not take charge of further Liverpool games this season but will not be sacked.
André Onana is reluctant to take time away from Manchester United to play for Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations in January after a difficult start to his career at Old Trafford.
His priority is to focus on United.
The Independent has been told that the atmosphere inside the #mufc dressing room and among general staff is now “toxic”.