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Mourinho will use ridiculous FA charge as motivation

It took 10 days and the help of lip readers, but Man United's manager faces an FA charge. Really? Mourinho has every right to be livid.


What's wrong with Alexis? Even Mourinho doesn't know

Alexis Sanchez has been terrible since joining Man United and, based on inside sources at Old Trafford, no one knows how to get him back on track.

Paul Scholes takes aim at Man United's season of discontent

Paul Scholes will always give his honest opinion and as a "frustrated Man United fan," he's got lots to say about Mourinho, Pogba and his club.

Football Headlines

Africa Cup of Nations

Permutations for remaining AFCON qualifiers

KweséESPN looks at the permutations in each Africa Cup of Nations qualifying pool and who is most likely to reach the finals.


AFCON: Four teams qualify for finals

Four teams sides confirmed their ticket for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations during Tuesday's qualifiers.

Seychelles shock encapsulates Bafana failings

South Africa's two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles have revealed this Bafana Bafana side's true colours.

Nigeria hero Ighalo nearly quit after death threats

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo scored five goals in two games this week, but nearly hung up his boots after social media death threats and abuse.

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Odion Ighalo tells KweseESPN about death threats

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo, who scored the winner in Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, opens up about receiving death threats on social media.


Rohr pleased with young Nigeria despite wobble

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised the effort and quality of his young team after they secured a vital 3-2 win against Libya in Sfax on Tuesday.


LIVE Transfer Talk: Messi can leave Barcelona for free

Barcelona could lose Lionel Messi on a free transfer in 2020, as long as it's to a club that's not 'elite'. Transfer Talk LIVE has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Lovren and Ivanovic to Barcelona

Dejan Lovren and Branislav Ivanovic to Barcelona are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Insigne to Liverpool? Malcom to Inter?

Gab Marcotti assesses the latest transfer rumours, including Liverpool's reported interest in Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne.



International injuries: Liverpool hit by 'FIFA virus'

Liverpool have been hit hard during the international break with Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk all picking up injuries.

Mane undergoes surgery on broken left thumb

Liverpool's Sadio Mane has undergone an operation after breaking his left thumb while on international duty with Senegal.

Keita the latest Liverpool player injured

Liverpool are sweating on the fitness of Naby Keita after the midfielder sustained a muscular injury in his leg on international duty with Guinea.

French Ligue 1

Henry hopes to emulate Deschamps, Zidane at Monaco

Thierry Henry reveals his admiration for French managers Didier Deschamps and Zinedine Zidane in his first press conference as Monaco boss.


Henry out to emulate Zidane, Deschamps

Thierry Henry was presented as the Principality club's new manager, replacing Leonardo Jardim, and said the move was a 'dream come true.'

Sources: PSG fear FFP probe risks transfers

Paris Saint-Germain fear their January transfer window plans will be jeopardised by UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) investigation.

Inside France's break: Comebacks, bling, Deschamps' birthday

The France national team had an eventful international break complete with epic comebacks, Pogba's bling idea and a happy 50th for Deschamps.


Germany can find hope in France defeat

An unprecedented sixth loss in a calendar year and impending Nations League demotion hides the fact that Germany's football is getting better.

France 2-1 Germany: Germany staring down relegation

Germany won't be appearing in the Nations League finals this summer as they fall 2-1 to France and face the prospect of relegation from League A.


Marcotti: Absurd to fire Low after improved Germany showing

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti and Craig Burley have a heated debate on Joachim Low's future following Germany's defeat against France.


Brazil's win more worrying than Argentina's defeat

Brazil and Argentina are at very different stages of development, which is why the Selecao should be concerned by the manner of their narrow win.

Messi's absence a 'pity for football' - Neymar

Lionel Messi has taken a break from the Argentina squad since captaining them to the round-of-16 at the World Cup.

Neymar: We give our lives for this jersey

Brazilian star Neymar says he and his teammates would give their all for national jersey after beating Argentina 1-0 in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.


Football Talking Points

Transfer Rater: Sterling to Real Madrid? Lovren to Barcelona?

ESPN FC's Ale Moreno assesses the latest transfer rumours surrounding Raheem Sterling, Dejan Lovren, Arturo Vidal and many more.


Moreno: Nobody is exempt from blame at Man United

ESPN FC' Alejandro Moreno and Ross Dyer react to Paul Scholes' assertion that even Lionel Messi couldn't turn around the current Manchester United.


Should Usain Bolt make the move to Malta?

The ESPN FC crew discuss whether or not Usain Bolt should accept the offer from Champions League-chasing Valletta FC.


Africans to watch in Europe's top leagues

Ed Dove talks through which African players have impressed him the most so far this season and why you should be following their performances.


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