AC Milan's Ibrahimovic to make acting debut in new Asterix and Obelix film

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 12:09 GMT

The news that he would be cast in the Asterix film, directed by Guillaume Canet and scheduled for release in 2022, came as a surprise.

West Ham's Lingard lifted by London high life

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 12:06 GMT

Lingard said a change in environment and shouldering off-field responsibilities were key reasons behind his revival during his loan spell at West Ham United.

Klopp to get small-scale reminder of Real Madrid training pitch

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 12:03 GMT

Klopp described Real's temporary ground as a "training pitch" before Liverpool were outclassed 3-1 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Tuchel pleased with Chelsea reaction to beat Porto after WBA shock

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Tuchel praised his side for overcoming the shock of last week’s 5-2 defeat to West Bromwich Albion as they beat Porto 2-0 in Wednesday.

Man Utd's Rashford available for Granada clash, says Solskjaer

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:45 GMT

Solskjaer said Rashford, 23, was available for the trip to Spain but might not be risked for the entire match.

Mbappe double helps PSG to thrilling win at holders Bayern

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:39 GMT

Mbappe scored twice to steer the visitors to a 3-2 victory over holders Bayern Munich in a topsy-turvy Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Porto coach not fooled by Chelsea thrashing to West Brom

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:37 GMT

Porto coach Sergio Conceicao said he is uneasy about facing Chelsea in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg so soon after they endured a shock 5-2 defeat at home to West Bromwich Albion.

Barcelona's Coutinho has knee surgery

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:36 GMT

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has had surgery on his left knee for an injury sustained during their 1-1 La Liga draw with Eibar in December, the Spanish club said.

Real Madrid's Vinicius at the double to rattle Liverpool

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:35 GMT

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr. came of age to score twice as his side punished a sloppy Liverpool to win 3-1 at home in Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Defiant Dortmund warn Man City tie not over yet

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:34 GMT

Borussia Dortmund interim coach Edin Terzic has warned Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola that their Champions League quarter-final tie is far from over despite a 2-1 win for the hosts at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.

Bernardeschi becomes sixth Italy player to test positive for COVID-19

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:33 GMT

Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi has become the sixth Italy player to test positive for COVID-19 since the international break, the Serie A champions said in a statement on Tuesday.

Fans back in Dutch stadiums later this month

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:32 GMT

Spectators will be allowed back into stadiums to watch league matches in the Netherlands later this month, the Dutch football association (KNVB) said on Tuesday.

Dortmund's Moukoko ruled out for rest of season due to injury

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:01 GMT

Borussia Dortmund's teenage striker Youssoufa Moukoko has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a ligament injury, the club said on Monday.

Ex-Roma owner Pallotta rues Monchi mistakes, defends Totti

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:01 GMT

Former AS Roma owner James Pallotta has accused ex-sporting director Ramon Rodriguez "Monchi" of making expensive mistakes during his time at the Serie A club.

Dembele volley takes Barca one point behind Atletico

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:00 GMT

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele struck in stoppage time to snatch a vital 1-0 win at home to Real Valladolid in La Liga on Monday to pull his side one point behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

Late Batshuayi leveller stunts Everton's Euro push

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 06:58 GMT

Everton midfielder James Rodriguez scored on his return from a long lay-off on Saturday against Crystal Palace but it was not enough to earn his side victory as the Londoners snatched a 1-1 draw with a late strike from Michy Batshuayi.

West Ham tame Wolves to break back into top four

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 06:56 GMT

West Ham United boosted their hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four and earning a Champions League berth after an impressive first half helped them to a 3-2 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.

Man City could break transfer record, says Guardiola

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 06:55 GMT

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said the club could break their transfer record and spend over 100 million pounds ($139 million) on a player, amid speculation over the future of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.

Dortmund spend huge sums on agent fees to bring in young talent: Guardiola

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 07:03 GMT

Borussia Dortmund invest heavily in the future of their squad and pay agents huge sums to bring in top young talent, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said ahead of Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final against the Germans.

Fulham blow chance to escape bottom three with late collapse at Villa

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 07:01 GMT

Fulham's Premier League survival hopes suffered a massive blow as they conceded three times in the space of nine second-half minutes to crash to a 3-1 defeat at Aston Villa on Sunday (Apr 4).