Arsenal snatch pre-season shootout victory against Chelsea

Alex Iwobi converted the winning spot-kick as Arsenal beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties in a thrilling International Champions Cup clash in Dublin. Second-half substitute Iwobi held his nerve to clinch victory for the Gunners at the Aviva Stadium after goalkeeper Petr Cech had saved from Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Another Arsenal substitute, Alexandre

Martial risks Man United fine after going AWOL

Anthony Martial has risked being disciplined by Manchester United by failing to return to training following the birth of his second child. Martial, 22, left United's Los Angeles training camp last week to attend the birth of his son, but after the safe arrival of Swan Anthony, he did not return

Mourinho has been positive during Man United tour – Grant

Manchester United goalkeeper Lee Grant said Jose Mourinho has been supportive and upbeat while working with players during the International Champions Cup. Mourinho has expressed his frustration on a number of topics in recent weeks, from the club's transfer business to the depth of the squad in the United States to

Man United to turn to Mina?

Manchester United have asked Yerry Mina to wait for them to make an offer for him, Sport say. The Barcelona defender has been heavily linked with a move to Everton in this window, but United could beat them to a deal for the Colombia international. Mina is reportedly United's second priority, with

 I asked for five players and none have arrived- Mourinho

W​ith Manchester United struggling in pre-season, coach Jose Mourinho has highlighted their lack of signings as being a reason for the team's struggles. The Red Devils have yet to win in the International Champions Cup, losing one and drawing another of their two games. Their most recent was a 4-1 loss against

Carl Ikeme retires aged just 32 after leukemia cancer battle

Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from football at the age of just 32 on doctor's advice after a year-long battle with cancer. The Nigeria international revealed last month that he was in 'complete remission' after being diagnosed with acute leukemia in July last year. Ikeme made 274 domestic career

Roma demands Messi as compensation for Malcolm

Roma have slammed Barcelona after hijacking the signing of Malcom - and demanded LIONEL MESSI as compensation. The forward was waiting to board a private jet to Rome to seal a deal when the La Liga champions made an 11th hour offer. Malcom, 21, instead jetted to Spain to complete a whopping

Real Madrid lose their Ballon d’Or status

D​ue to Cristiano Ronaldo's departure , Real Madrid are to enter the new season witout a Ballon d'Or winner amongst their ranks for the first time in almost 20 years. Going all the way back to the 2000/01, Los Blancos were at the start of their Galacticos era which saw a

Mkhitaryan takes sly dig at Mourinho

HENRIKH MKHITARYAN is enjoying football again after being crushed by Jose Mourinho’s negativity at Manchester United. The Armenian winger struggled to cope with Mourinho ’s defensive mind-set and was substituted in every Premier League he started for the Red Devils last season But a mid-term move to Arsenal in exchange for Alexis

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