Month: January 2021

4:42 PM ET Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he substituted experienced midfielder James Milner in the second half of their 3-1 win at West Ham United because of his concern about more injuries. Klopp and Milner were involved in a minor tiff on the touchline when Klopp sent on Curtis Jones, but a minute later
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3:34 PM ET Liverpool have eased their defensive problems by agreeing a £2 million deal for Preston North End defender Ben Davies, sources have told ESPN. Davies, 25, will undergo a medical in Liverpool on Monday before completing the transfer, which also includes Anfield youngster Sepp van den Berg, 19, moving to the EFL Championship
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11:20 AM ET Manchester United have loaned winger Facundo Pellistri to Alaves for the remainder of the season. Pellistri, 19, moves to La Liga to gain first-team experience having made several appearances for United’s under-23 side since joining last summer. “Our scouts have followed Facundo for a long time and we believe that he will
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1:22 PM ET Mohamed Salah broke his six-game Premier League scoreless streak on Sunday as Liverpool beat West Ham 3-1 at the London Stadium. Salah scored the first two to put Liverpool in control. Georginio Wijnaldum added a third on 84 minutes before Craig Dawson grabbed a consolation goal for West Ham two minutes later.
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6:38 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Lionel Messi and Barcelona will take legal action against Spanish newspaper El Mundo after it released the leaked details of the forward’s record-breaking contract on Sunday. El Mundo published documents relating to Messi’s four-year deal, signed in 2017, and gave an intricate breakdown of the €555 million he
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10:38 AM ET Some Marseille fans stormed into the team’s training ground hours before a Ligue 1 game against Rennes as they protested against the club’s officials, French multimedia outlet RMC Sport reported on Saturday. RMC Sport reported some 150-200 supporters tried to break into the Robert Louis Dreyfus centre. Footage on RMC Sport’s twitter
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5:30 PM ET Aramide Oladipo Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned that Manchester City could “run away” with the Premier League title this season. Pep Guardiola’s side sit at the top of the table after winning 10 out of their previous 12 league matches. – Olley: Liverpool’s front three are back– Stream ESPN FC Daily
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8:47 PM ET An offer from an English Championship club to take United States defender Aaron Long on loan has been turned down by the New York Red Bulls, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPN. The offer involved taking on all of Long’s salary and included an option to buy in the
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8:11 PM ET Alex Kirkland Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims it has obtained a copy of Lionel Messi‘s Barcelona contract, saying figures confirm the star player’s deal is the biggest in sports history. According to the report, Messi would receive a maximum of €555,237,619 (US$673,919,105) over four seasons, if a series of conditions were met.
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10:09 PM ET Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford said the racial abuse he received online after Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Arsenal was “humanity and social media at its worst.” The 23-year-old England international said he refused to take screenshots of the multiple messages he received as it would be irresponsible to do so. “Humanity and
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5:56 PM ET United States youth international Bryan Reynolds is set to join Serie A side AS Roma from FC Dallas, sources have told ESPN. Roma have agreed a deal that would bring Reynolds to Italy originally on loan, but has an obligation to sign the player for €7 million plus add-ons, sources say. Reynolds,
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4:19 PM ET United States forward Jozy Altidore won’t play in Sunday’s friendly against Trinidad & Tobago due in part to injury, as well as a possible transfer involving the Toronto FC star, according to U.S. manager Gregg Berhalter. Berhalter, addressing reporters via a Zoom call ahead of the match, said that Altidore was training
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10:26 AM ET Bayern Munich fined France midfielder Corentin Tolisso an unspecified amount and dropped him from Saturday’s Bundesliga game against Hoffenheim after the World Cup winner broke the league’s health measures by getting a tattoo. – Stream Bundesliga on ESPN+ The 26-year-old had briefly posted on social media a video of him getting a
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