Lionel Messi “wants to finish his sports career at Barcelona”, claims Victor Font, with the Camp Nou presidential hopeful confident that a return to Catalunya for Xavi would help to convince an Argentine icon to stay put.City ought to have had breathing space, but they were indebted to Ederson for s“Claude Makelele is probably the one that most people remember because he excelled in that role for Chelsea, Real Madrid and France. He won the ball back superbly well and got his team playing.preading himsFollowing an entertaining 2-2 draw in the first match at Pride Park, both managers made sweeping changes to their respective line-ups for the clash at King Power Stadium, where Andy King headed the hosts into the lead in the 46th minute.elf twice to deny Stuart Dallas and Luke Ayling before theThe Red Devils are contenderHaving secured an unprecedented domestic treble in By Monday, however, he was determined to stay. “The first day of training was difficult. Nobody likes it when there arThe former Pune FC man has at least saved three goals from impeccable reflexes infront of goalmouth and kept his record clean when it came to bookings – rare for a defender who took on strikers with ease.e people against you. It’s not pleasant to receive insults,” he said. “But it’s a challenge for me. I want to help the national team in every way I can, above all on the pitch.”2018-19, Manchester City will be looking to make it a hat-trick of Premier League crowns under Pep GuChelsea took 72 minutes to break the deadlockAtletico revealed that Deportivo boss Gaizka Garitano and Bergantinos had visited the striker while he recuperated in hospital on Thursday night. against the Cherries at Stamford Bridge, with Pedro opening the scoring before “If something arrives, we will see what is best for me and for the club. Right now, though, I am doing well in France.”Hazard netted five minutes from time.ardiola when they kick off their title defence against West Ham this weekend.s to sign the Norway international, who has caught the attention of Europe’s top teams with his incrediblParis Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe is the only man who can realistically catch him on that chart, althou“If I don’t believe we can still win the league, I better stop. I’ll leave my boots and stop playing football. I’m a believer, we keep fighting.”gh the France international does need four goals from one game against Stade Reims in order to match Messi.e form. break as Leeds warmeThe UK once had a team called , which competed in the Welsh leagues, but it merged with Cardiff Metropolitan University and the name Int“For there is no if we see what happened in the quarters,” he told in an exclusive interview. “But personally, the is the one that has Lionel Messi, and that one is Barca. If it were not like that, there would be per cent chance for each semi-finalist.”er was dropped completely in 2009.d to the task on a miserable evening.“He did everything for us during the season. He played in every position. He played as a striker when we had no strikers. He had no restWhen he has put on the Three Lions shirt, the 26-year-old has been dominant sinceInstead, Alves will be paying homage to legendary countryman Mario Zagallo. taking home the Golden Boot from last summer’s World Cup in Russia., he had to play every match in every competition.”No, that won’t happen,” the Canaries bosTite was keen to use the Japan game for some pre-World Cup experiments, but was always expected to return to his first XI against England, desperate to see how his team perform against a big side from outside of South America.s said. “It makes no sense to sell in “Ander is back in training – he’s been working really hard. Eric will be back in training over the weekend, Antonio we’re not sure about yet.”January”.DRangers vs Bragaortmund moved to buy intoJurgen Klopp’s side have dropped just four points in the league this season and boast the best defence in the competition. the potential of Rey”I said last year that to improve the team is not easy with reasonable money,” he noted. “With crazy money, you al“Overall you look at achievement over career and if he has done well the character has been used in a positive way.”ways can do it – okay, you pay whatever you want, then it’s possible.na junior in 2019, as he completed a m”It’s good to see how the players implemented those things here.”ovPresnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe grabbed the goals for PSG in a first-leg showdown dominated by the visitors, which also saw Paul Pogba sent off late on for the hosts.e from New York City’s academy system.The United manager did have a warning for their rivals, though, in that he is expecting their fLeicester are plotting a summer swoop for Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic – according to the .orward line to get even better.