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LIVE Transfer Talk: Tottenham look to loan Barcelona's Malcom to replace Kane and Son

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The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. TOP STORY: Tottenham weighing up loan offer for Malcom Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, we show you a step-by-step guide to a transfer. What's a medical like? Can a 44-year-old man cut it in the Premier League? Our writer suffers -- and suffers some more -- through a medical at Everton. Watch live games, ESPN FC TV and MLS Rewind on ESPN+ in the U.S. LIVE: Latest from Transfer Talk FC Exclusives - United join race for Under - Morata loan, Chelsea want Higuain - United cool Milenkovic interest - Hudson-Odoi won't sign Chelsea deal - Man United to wait for Koulibaly Injury-hit Tottenham have become the latest side linked with out-of-favour Barcelona forward Malcom. The Daily Star claim the north Londoners are preparing for a spell without Harry Kane after the striker limped off...
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Transfer Talk: Manchester United now favour Solskjaer over Pochettino

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The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. Solskjaer now favourite for United job Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's faultless start to life in the Manchester United dugout has moved him ahead of Mauricio Pochettino in the running to replace Jose Mourinho on a permanent basis. According to The Sun, United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has...
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Man United stars praise David De Gea -- but is he the club's best ever keeper?

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Check out the best of David De Gea's 11-save performance for Manchester United in a crucial 1-0 win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. Stewart Robson shares his thoughts on how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's tactics and vital saves from David de Gea helped them overcome Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley. Craig Burley goes to the tape and demonstrates how the pace of Manchester United's front three played a key role in their win at Tottenham. ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down the key factors that guided Manchester United to a statement victory over top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Manchester United's record-breaking winning streak under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer survived its first tough test as the resurgent Red Devils scored just before half-time and then clung on to register a 1-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday. Spurs failed to lodge a single shot on target in the first half but the second was an entirely different story as the home side attacked in relentless waves, peppering United's goal again and again in search of an equaliser. However, Mauricio Pochettino's side had the...
Chris Wright

Tottenham investigating alleged racist abuse aimed at Son Heung-min

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Tottenham are investigating alleged racist abused aimed at Son Heung-min. Tottenham are investigating an allegation that one of their own supporters racially abused Son Heung-min during Sunday's defeat to Manchester United. A Spurs fan tweeted that he felt compelled to confront another member of the home crowd after being disgusted by what he heard. "I've not experienced racism at football for about 15 years," he wrote. "But today at @SpursOfficial was hideous. "Reported to stewards, confronted him myself and was called a c--t. "While I was standing next to...
Ben Pearce

Real Madrid injury crisis deepens as Benzema fractures finger

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The FC guys are incredulous that Isco keeps being left out as Real Madrid struggle to put together results under Santi Solari. Luka Modric opened the scoring, and Dani Ceballos' free kick in the 88th minute rescued all three points for Real Madrid as they defeat Real Betis 2-1. Gab Marcotti reveals all the factors at play when it comes to whether or not Tottenham's Christian Eriksen will make a move to Real Madrid. Karim Benzema has become the seventh senior Real Madrid player unavailable for Saturday's meeting against third place Sevilla at the Bernabeu after he was ruled out with a fractured finger. Benzema fell awkwardly in a challenge with defender Marc Bartra just before half time in Sunday's 2-1 La Liga win at Real Betis, and was replaced at the break by Castilla forward Cristo Gonzalez who made his La Liga debut. Editors' Picks Watch on ESPN networks in the U.S. ESPN+ is America's home for a host of professional soccer leagues from around the world, highlighted by Italy's Serie A, Major League Soccer, UEFA Nations League and English FA Cup. | ESPN+ schedule Welcome to the 2018 FC 100 ESPN FC's experts ranked the best men's players and managers in world football. Check out the list. How Mourinho unravelled at Man United Fear, paranoia, difficult behaviour and constant battling with club officials and players led to the inevitable, writes Rob Dawson. The greatest game never played When Boca Juniors and River Plate were set to meet in Argentina's most important match, Buenos Aires lost its mind, writes Wright Thompson. - Follow Transfer Talk LIVE in January - Fantasy: Set lineups, check scores! Madrid later confirmed the injury to the little finger on the 31-year-old's right...
Dermot Corrigan

Manchester United invite Giuseppe Rossi to train with squad

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David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. Check out the best of David De Gea's 11-save performance for Manchester United in a crucial 1-0 win at Tottenham. Craig Burley goes to the tape and demonstrates how the pace of Manchester United's front three played a key role in their win at Tottenham. ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down the key factors that guided Manchester United to a statement victory over top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Manchester United are not going to sign free agent Guiseppe Rossi, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite impressing Sir Alex Ferguson in training. The U.S.-born Italy international is searching for a new club after leaving Genoa and is training with United after being invited to Carrington by former United teammate Solskjaer. Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, we show you a step-by-step guide to a transfer. What's a medical like? Can a 44-year-old man cut it in the Premier League? Our writer suffers -- and suffers some more -- through a medical at Everton. Watch live games, ESPN FC TV and MLS Rewind on ESPN+ in the U.S. LIVE: Latest from Transfer Talk FC Exclusives - Morata loan, Chelsea want Higuain - United cool Milenkovic interest - Hudson-Odoi won't sign Chelsea deal - Man United to wait for Koulibaly - Rabiot agrees terms with Barcelona Rossi, 31, was watched by Ferguson on Saturday during United's final preparation to face Spurs and Solskjaer believes the former Italy international...
Rob Dawson

Gabriel Jesus helps Manchester City handle Wolves to close gap on Liverpool

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Manchester City Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Manchester City thoroughly handle Wolves at the Etihad to get back to four points behind Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. Manchester City thoroughly handle Wolves at the Etihad to get back to four points behind Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. English Premier League: Conor Coady (78' OG) Manchester City 3-0 Wolves English Premier League: Gabriel Jesus (39' PEN) Manchester City 2-0 Wolves English Premier League: Gabriel Jesus (10') Manchester City 1-0 Wolves English Premier League: Willy Boly (19') Manchester City 1-0 Wolves Gabriel Jesus took his tally to seven goals in three games with a double as Manchester City beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 to cut Premier League leaders Liverpool's advantage to four points on Monday. The Brazilian tapped in after 10 minutes and struck again from the penalty spot before the break after Wolves had been reduced to 10 men as Willy Boly was shown a straight red card. After back-to-back league defeats during the Christmas fixtures, City have now won five matches in a row in...
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France and PSG star Mbappe can become 'the new Pele' - Pele

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French Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappé (70') SC Amiens 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain Brazil great Pele has tipped Kylian Mbappe to "become the new Pele" and also told France Football he has warned Neymar he must continue to focus more on playing than play-acting. Pele has fostered a friendship with Mbappe via social media and a number of mutual compliments ever since, at age 19, the France forward became the youngest-ever goalscorer in a World Cup final since the Brazilian legend struck twice as a 17-year-old in 1958. The parallels between the prodigies past...
Ian Holyman

PSG's Neymar: U.S. starlet Timothy Weah can be one of Europe's top attackers

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ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Mark Ogden weigh in on American Timothy Weah's loan move to Celtic from PSG. PSG's Timothy Weah explains how his loan move to Scottish side Celtic came about. Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has backed new Celtic signing Tim Weah to develop into "one of the top attacking players in Europe" after he joined the Scottish giants on loan earlier this month. Weah, 18, joined Celtic on an initial six-month loan deal last week and extended his PSG contract until 2021 just before leaving Parc des Princes but the senior American international has struggled for minutes this season since Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's arrival as backup to Edinson Cavani. Weah...
Jonathan Johnson

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's tactical acumen overcomes Mauricio Pochettino

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Stewart Robson shares his thoughts on how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's tactics and vital saves from David de Gea helped them overcome Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley. Craig Burley goes to the tape and demonstrates how the pace of Manchester United's front three played a key role in their win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down the key factors that guided Manchester United to a statement victory over top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur. LONDON -- With 95 minutes on the clock and Manchester United leading 1-0, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stood on the edge of his technical area and urged substitute Diogo Dalot to move away from the touchline on the far side to congest space in midfield and restrict Tottenham options through the centre of the pitch. Seconds later, Mike Dean's final whistle ensured that Solskjaer passed his first big test as United caretaker manager in emphatic fashion, with that small instruction serving as a microcosm of...
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