• NBC Sports

    Bayern says clubs “risk FIFA punishment” for approaching Lewandowski

    Two Premier League giants are reportedly in the market for Robert Lewandowski, however, his current club isn’t having any of it. Bayern Munich has threatened repercussions from FIFA after Chelsea and Manchester United reportedly made contact with Lewandowski’s camp recently over a possible move to England. The 28-year-old goalscorer is said to be displeasured with the Bundesliga champions after having a falling out with manager Carlo Ancelotti towards the end of the 2016/17 season.

  • ESPNFC.com

    Juventus 'risk losing' Moise Kean amid tractor dispute

    The father of Juventus youngster Moise Kean says that the Turin-based club reneged on an agreement to send tractors to his home in the Ivory Coast, and added that Mino Raiola is not his son's agent. Biorou Kean claims that he had reached an agreement with the Bianconeri over a new contract for his son, but his payment for the deal -- agricultural machinery for his farm -- never arrived. Juve have told him that there is "no budget" for the payment, with Raiola considered by them as the player's agent. Until he is 18, Kean's parents' permission is required before he can sign any contract and Biorou says he has never given Raiola permission to act on his son's behalf. "Juventus offered a contract

  • Germany's rising stars relishing chance to shine
    AFP

    Germany's rising stars relishing chance to shine

    With their World Cup winners absent in Russia, Germany's rising stars are relishing their chance to shine at the Confederations Cup. None of the side that won the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil is present in coach Joachim Loew's squad in Russia, with some having retired and others either injured or rested. After a season in a struggling Schalke team, central midfielder Leon Goretzka was one of those who seized his chance in Monday's opening 3-2 win over Australia.