🚨 Chelsea are planning to back Thomas Tuchel in the summer, Chelsea are impressed Tuchel didn’t use Covid / Injuries as an excuse to push for unnecessary January signings.
Jules Kounde remains a priority target in defence. ( Matt_Law_DT )
AC Milan are working to extend both Ismael Bennacer and Rafael Leão contracts in the coming months. Talks ongoing after Theo deal completed. 🔴 #ACMilan
Sven Botman will be priority target as centre back for summer – he was untouchable in January but will leave Lille in July
Important to clarify that Cavani will be focused on Man Utd until end of the season. He’s set to try a new experience as free agent in June – but also had chance to leave in January & wanted to stay after direct talk with Rangnick 🔴 #MUFC
Cavani will be respectful, as always.
Adama Traore’s last two Premier League seasons: Two assists 😅
Adama Traore’s first two Barcelona games: Two assists 🤭
🚨 Kieran Trippier is set to be sidelined for Newcastle’s upcoming fixtures after fracturing a bone in his foot during yesterday’s win over Aston Villa.
🗣️ Thiago Silva: “I’ve waited 37 years for this moment. I’ve made a lot of sacrifices for this.”
Sadio Mane will have a stadium named in his honour in his home region of Sedhiou, following Senegal’s AFCON win 🇸🇳
His legacy is secured 🐐
Toni Rüdiger on his Chelsea contract situation: “I feel great here, I have always said it. I think the way I play you can see that I’m happy here”. 🔵 #CFC “But there are also other people who have to make decisions…”, he added.
Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid in June, Carlo Ancelotti confirms: “Bale has had injuries, then his contract ends – he may not have had a good motivation but he wants to finish here as he deserves”. ⚪️🏴 #RealMadrid “It’s important for Bale to finish his career well here”.
The Spotify-Barça deal is done. Only a few bureaucratic issues remain to be resolved. Barça will earn €280M over four seasons, around €70M per year, excluding variables.
🚨 Rules Reminder for #CHAMPIONSLEAGUE R16
● UEFA has removed the away
goals rule from the Champions League this season.
● If a tie is level at the end of the second leg, extra-time and penalties will take place as required, regardless of the number of away goals each team has scored.
● Managers are permitted to name up to 12 substitutes in their match squad and a maximum of five can be used during the 90 minutes at no more than three stoppages of play.
A sixth substitution and additional stoppage of play is available if a match goes to extra-time.
● Players who have joined a new club before the knockout stages are eligible to feature regardless of any previous participation in a European competition this season.
Pochettino: “It [PSG vs. Real Madrid] could be a #UCL final. PSG has been waiting for this trophy for a long time… I have total confidence in my team, we will do everything to qualify.” 🗣🇦🇷
🟢 Sporting CP have won all 8 of their two-legged knockout ties against English clubs…
Thibaut Courtois has saved his last 3 penalties faced.
One of the best goalkeepers in the world 💫
Unstoppable? Manchester City have scored five goals or more for the third time this season…
⏰⚽️1⃣7⃣ Bernardo Silva
⏰⚽️4⃣4⃣ Bernardo Silva
Kylian Mbappé on his future: “How to ignore the context? It’s easy, you have to play football! We ask too many questions, too many things”, he told Canal Plus. 🇫🇷 #UCL
- “We talk about PSG and Real, two big clubs but I’m a Chelsea player – I’m always very happy”.