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Manchester United

Is Pogba the Prem's most frustrating player?

Another Prem weekend is in the books, and again we've seen proof that Paul Pogba can be both inspirational and careless -- often at the same time.

Pogba misunderstood by fans - Deschamps

Paul Pogba has often been the subject of criticism from fans and media, but Didier Deschamps has said people have the wrong idea.

Man United's attack scares rivals - Pogba

Manchester United were held by Wolves at Old Trafford and Paul Pogba said they had not been able to create enough chances to win the game.

Football Talking Points

Queiroz: Liverpool's Salah is a role model for Africa

Iran's Carlos Queiroz believes Mo Salah's incredible season with Liverpool gives children all over Africa something to inspire to and that they can be among the best players in the world.


Extra Time: What should Man United do with Alexis Sanchez?

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets, including what Manchester United should do to get the most out of Alexis Sanchez.


Deschamps: Pogba not as individualistic as people think

France's Didier Deschamps believes Paul Pogba is misunderstood by football fans who think he only cares about himself but that he actually plays to get the best for the team.


Premier League Team of the Weekend: Week 6


Premier League

City must emulate European giants - Pep

No team has successfully defended the Premier League title for 10 years but Pep Guardiola has targeted domestic superiority.

Kane admits he has been below-par

Kane was under the spotlight after going five games without a goal for club and country, but he scored a first-half penalty to end his mini-drought.

Premier League Team of the Weekend: Week 6


Transfer Talk

'Barcelona-Atletico decision was difficult'

Antoine Griezmann said he lost sleep during the summer as he debated whether to leave Atletico Madrid for Barcelona.

Transfer Talk: Wolves raise price for Neves

Manchester City have their sights set on Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves -- but the cost won't be cheap. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.

Gotze told to join Liverpool after BVB axe

Borussia Dortmund's Mario Gotze has been advised to join Liverpool in order to revive his career after admitting criticism is getting to him.

La Liga

Players' union against Barca-Girona in U.S.

The Spanish Footballers' Association notified La Liga that it does not approve of plans to stage Girona's home game against Barcelona in the U.S.

Madrid hoping for 'best stadium in world'

Real Madrid's general assembly voted in favour of putting the club €525 million into debt in order to fund the remodelling of the Santiago Bernabeu.

Mariano's ruthlessness could put Benzema out of a job

Real Madrid needed a way to replace the departed Cristiano Ronaldo's goals. Mariano Diaz looks the part, and that should worry Karim Benzema.

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Barca no longer perfect after Girona draw, but still unbeaten

The perfect start to their season is over, but 10-man Barcelona came from behind to salvage a draw with Girona to maintain their unbeaten campaign.

I'm sorry Barca's Lenglet saw red - Girona's Pons

Girona player Pere Pons offered his apologies to Clement Lenglet despite it being the Barcelona defender who saw a red card in Sunday's 2-2 draw.

Valverde 'shocked' by Barca red card

Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde insists the referee's failure to look at VAR for Clement Lenglet's red card in their draw to Girona was a huge mistake that cost them.


Moreno: Valverde's rotations cost Barcelona vs. Girona

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno explains how Ernesto Valverde's player selection played a major role in Barcelona's 2-2 draw against Girona.


Quick goals seal Arsenal win despite defensive wobbles

Arsenal's defence was bailed out by the under-pressure Petr Cech, and a pair of goals three minutes apart secured the Gunners a win over Everton.

Cech answered critics in Arsenal victory - Emery

Arsenal kept their first clean sheet of the season and had 36-year-old Petr Cech to thank for keeping Everton at bay in the first half.

Cech stars, earns 8/10 as Arsenal win again

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were Arsenal's match-winners against Everton but Petr Cech was the star man, earning 8/10.

Arsenal 2-0 Everton: Gunners' second-half surge

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang teamed up once again, leading Arsenal to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Everton.


Emery: Arsenal's reaction perfect after half-time team talk

Arsenal's Unai Emery insists he was not happy with his side's lack of control in the first half of their win over Everton and that they need to defend better in the future.


Prem: Top goals from Week 6

Relive the top strikes from Week 6 of the 2018-19 Premier League season, including a top-corner finish from Alexandre Lacazette against Everton.


Unai Emery has Arsenal trending upwards

Craig Burley believes Unai Emery has done well implementing his style, but still has his reservations about Arsenal playing out from the back.


Aubameyang quickly doubles Arsenal's lead

English Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (59') Arsenal 2-0 Everton


Lacazette gets Gunners on the board

English Premier League: Alexandre Lacazette (56') Arsenal 1-0 Everton


Giroud's connection with Hazard absent in West Ham draw

Olivier Giroud's telepathic understanding with Eden Hazard went missing as Chelsea's attack misfired in a scoreless draw at West Ham on Sunday.

Sarri's Chelsea have shortcomings exposed

Chelsea denied a win for the first time this season in a draw at West Ham that exposed how far they remain behind the Premier League's top teams.

Chelsea a year behind City, Liverpool - Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri refused to use Europa League fatigue as an excuse after his team was held to a goalless draw at West Ham.

West Ham 0-0 Chelsea: Hammers waste golden opportunity

Andriy Yarmolenko had a painful miss in front of goal which could have given Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham their statement win of the young Premier League season.


Sarri: Liverpool are a year ahead of Chelsea

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri believes his side are not on the same level as title rivals Liverpool and that they have a lot of work to do after their 0-0 draw with West Ham.


Why Chelsea couldn't defeat West Ham

Stewart Robson explains why Maurizio Sarri's side struggled to come away from the London Stadium with a victory over West Ham.


Burley: Europa League no excuse for Chelsea's display

Craig Burley isn't interested in hearing about how the Europa League affected Chelsea's play after they dropped points for the first time this season.


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