Manchester is Red, at least for the preseason. Manchester United used quickfire first-half goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford to topple Manchester City 2-0 in Houston as part of the International Champions Cup. The first half-hour saw plenty
When Neymar is available, should you get him even if the fee redefines astronomical? There was about a seven-minute stretch late last season, some of the key moments of FC Barcelona’s year, when it seemed like Neymar was truly arriving as one of the game’s transcendent players. In Barcelona’s now-famous 6-1 rally against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16 second leg, Neymar and his peers still needed three goals in the 88th minute when he counted out his paces behind a free kick.
Antonio Conte has revealed that Chelsea’s decision to get rid of controversial Spanish striker Diego Costa was made in January. The Italian manager, who won the Premier League last season in his first campaign in English football, was reportedly involved in an infamous text message with Costa, where he told the Spaniard he was not needed. According to the BBC, Conte texted his players wishing them a good holiday, to which Costa gave a jokey reply. Conte responded by saying: “Hi Diego, I hope you are well. Thanks for the season we spent together. Good luck for next year but you are not in my plan.” Speaking on the subject for the first time, Conte told reporters including the Daily Mail : “I don't