PSG’s Thomas Meunier believes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would benefit from having stadiums close together for a better atmosphere after visiting the Al Wakrah Stadium. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea’s big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappé
Despite qualifying for the UCL round of 16, the FC crew focus in on Man United’s ‘deep-rooted’ issues that resurfaced in their defeat at Valencia. The FC panel assess if Manchester City deserve to be ahead of Barcelona and Juventus as the oddsmakers’ favourites to win the Champions League. The ESPN FC crew weigh up
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper. Here are today’s top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola believes Kevin De Bruyne is fit enough to feature in their match day squad against Burnley. The transfer window for all of Europe’s big five leagues is closed, but that doesn’t stop Transfer Talk from rummaging around about who will be moving where come January. TOP STORY: Man City look to
‘Take The Ball, Pass The Ball’ will feature former and current Barcelona players looking back on Pep Guardiola’s four years and 14 trophies with the club. ESPN FC’s Ale Moreno and Ross Dyer make their picks for the weekend’s key La Liga fixtures. Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has said Ajax duo Matthijs de Ligt and
Hirving “Chucky” Lozano was back on the score-sheet for PSV as they rebounded from their UCL defeat at Barcelona in a 3-0 win over rivals Ajax. Zlatan Ibrahimovic talks his continued love for video games, which all started at Ajax with his first ever game Pro Evolution Soccer. The agent for Ajax midfielder Frenkie de
Gab Marcotti speaks to Alexis Nunes about the proposed introduction of VAR in the Champions League and how it will be used. With a Spanish team winning each of the last five Champions League titles, is this the year their dominance comes to an end? Juventus will face Manchester United in the Champions League group