Manchester United’s world record transfer of Paul Pogba won’t have it facing discipline from FIFA, though a couple parties in the deal may not be off the hook. Sky Sports says a FIFA spokesman told them, “We can confirm that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Juventus FC. We cannot confirm further as proceedings are ongoing. We can confirm that no disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Manchester United.” Also in hot water could be Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola, who’s already having a bad week on behalf of client Gianluigi Donnarumma. FIFA announced last month its intention to investigation Raiola’s huge gains from Pogba’s transfer, and both Juventus and the agent remain
LeBron James’s status is uncertain past the summer of 2018. Perhaps Kyrie Irving’s is, too. Irving, the Australian-born point guard who finished second to James in scoring in the 2017 NBA Finals, is reportedly unhappy at the sudden organizational dysfunction within the Cavaliers organization.
Manchester United has not won the Premier League since 2012-13, an eternity for one of England’s biggest and most successful football clubs. United was lackluster in the league in 2016-17, its first campaign under Jose Mourinho. Here are five reasons why this could be United’s year.