UEFA conducted its interminable Champions League group stage draw on Thursday, and for the second year in a row, it produced no real deathly groups of note.
Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero recorded a hat trick against Steaua Bucharest despite missing two penalties. Okay, so it was only Steaua Bucharest. Especially after the decidedly non-convincing 2-1 home win over Sunderland in the Premier League opener on Saturday, which was won on a penalty and a particularly
Villarreal hired Fran Escriba as its coach after parting ways with Marcelino Garcia on Thursday, less than week before it hosts a Champions League playoff first-leg match against Monaco. The Spanish club says that Escriba, a former manager of Elche and Getafe, will take over immediately. Villarreal
Paul Pogba has thrived over the past four seasons at Juventus, but if reports are to be believed, he will soon be rejoining Manchester United for a world-record fee. The Sun are among those suggesting a £105m ($139m) deal for the French midfielder is imminent, meaning Pogba will formally take the world