With the 20 Premier League managers now set for the start of the 2017-18 season (Frank de Boer joined Crystal Palace to occupy the final vacancy in the PL) things are slotting into place ahead of preseason kicking off for most clubs next week. Yes, we know that plenty of transfers are yet to be made but there are just 47 days until the Premier League season kicks off and we all know how demanding PL fans can be. Jose Mourinho (Man United) – 10/10 – Expected to win the PL and at least reach the last four of the UCL.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) Mexico star Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez trained separately from his teammates on Monday because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican team that has been struck by injuries at the Confederations Cup. Defender Diego Reyes also didn’t practice with the team in its final training session before traveling to Sochi for Thursday’s semifinal against Germany. Mexico had already lost defender Carlos Salcedo because of a shoulder injury, while defender Hector Moreno has been a concern with a muscle ailment. Coach Juan Carlos Osorio is already certain to be without midfielder Andres Guardado because of a yellow card suspension. Chicharito warmed up with the rest of the
Newly promoted Newcastle United are monitoring the situation of Real Madrid's second choice goalkeeper Kiko Casilla. The Magpies gained promotion to the Premier League last season and are looking to bolster their squad with the hope of retaining their top-flight status.