SOCCER WORLD NEWS HQ DAILY UPDATES #THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2⃣0⃣1⃣9⃣ EDITION
📨📨The ‘last straw’ for Ozil at Arsenal? Parting of ways now possible, says Parlour
📨📨'I hope Man Utd don't end up like Liverpool' - Berbatov
📨📨Courtois battling 'De Gea syndrome' - Erwin Lemmens
📨📨Chilwell: No regrets at missing out on Liverpool move
📨📨Valverde praises impact of 'tired' Messi
📨📨Kane could walk into any team in the world - Berbatov
📨📨Emery coy over Ozil's Arsenal future
📨📨Messi squashes talk of problems with Griezmann
📨📨Klopp 'not angry' after Reds' defensive collapse
📨📨'Some of Abraham's touches were Drogba-esque' - Ferdinand
📨📨Crouch hits out at 'mental' Liverpool despite Salzburg win
📨📨Conte blasts referee for lack of 'respect' in Barca defeat
📨📨Real Madrid target Van de Beek rules out January move
📨📨Haaland: My father always says he scored at Anfield - now so have I!
📨📨Liverpool on best Anfield run for 34 years
📨📨Willian scores a worldie – no surprise there! - Abraham
📨📨Van Dijk: Liverpool obviously need to improve
📨📨Suarez & Messi bail Barca boss Valverde out of jail again
📨📨England still not over World Cup defeat to USWNT, says Telford
📨📨'Pepe is amazing' - Emery backs £72m star as pressure. grows
📨📨Hype of USWNT World Cup win a ‘motivation’ for England’s Taylor
📨📨Salah saves Liverpool after defence goes AWOL at Anfield
📨📨'Hakimi will be among the best full-backs' - Ajax Coach
📨📨Samatta: We were lucky against Napoli
📨📨Suarez double completes comeback win for Barca
📨📨Liverpool edge Salzburg in seven-goal thriller
📨📨Chelsea leave it late to see off Lille
📨📨'It's one of the worst I've seen!' - Solskjaer concerned about AZ pitch
📨📨Liverpool avoid being thrown out of Carabao Cup
📨📨Dortmund chief taunts Aubameyang for having to 'watch UCL on TV'
📨📨Sacked Nice forward stole Dolberg's watch due to 'jealousy'
📨📨Eriksen responds to 'bullsh*t' rumours
📨📨Tierney set to return for Arsenal in Standard Liege clash
📨📨James wants winning Europa League debut to ease pressure on Man Utd
📨📨'Pogba's bang average again - his mind is on January'
📨📨Ince: School playground Man Utd should aim for Europa League
📨📨Lazio chief Lotito claims monkey chants are not racist
📨📨Hodgson: Schlupp not well appreciated
📨📨Injury-hit Messi enduring most painful start to a season in his career
📨📨Pogba & Wan Bissaka left out of Man Utd's squad for AZ clash
📨📨'Hazard's trying, but football is about goals'
📨📨Bernardo Silva charged for controversial Mendy tweet
📨📨Cardiff to launch appeal against FIFA's Sala verdict to CAS
📨📨Baumann: Bayern? Everyone's sh*t stinks the same!
📨📨Benatia retires from international duty
📨📨Nigeria players cry out over unpaid World Cup bonuses
██████████████ TOP STATISTICS🔥 ██████████████
🎹🎹Lyon’s Memphis Depay has been involved in six of their last nine UEFA Champions League goals (3 goals, 3 assists).
🎹🎹Hakim Ziyech scored or assisted a goal in each of his last five matches in the Champions League (2 goals, 3 assists), the longest streak such for an AFC Ajax player this century.
🎹🎹Since the start of the 2017-18 season, there have been 47 goals scored in Champions League games at Anfield - seven more than at any other venue.
🎹🎹Since making his Champions League debut for Chelsea in September 2013, Willian has been directly involved in more goals than any other player for the club (15 - 10 goals and five assists).
🎹🎹Before Atalanta, the last Italian side to lose each of their first two games in a Champions League group stage were Inter, in 2006-07 - the Nerazzurri progressed that stage.
🎹🎹Emmanuel Dennis' goal for Club Brugge is the earliest they have ever scored in a Champions League game (8 minutes, 9 seconds). He is the third Nigerian to score against Real Madrid in the competition, after James Obiorah and Ayila Yussuf.
🎹🎹There were just 194 seconds between Son Heung-Min's opener for Tottenham Hotspur and Joshua Kimmich equalising for Bayern Munich.
🎹🎹Robert Lewandowski has scored 13 goals in just 10 appearances in all competitions for Bayern Munich this season, more than any other player in the big-five European leagues.
🎹🎹Raheem Sterling has been directly involved in 18 goals in his last 16 home appearances in the Champions League for Manchester City (11 goals, seven assists), scoring or assisting at least once in 12 of his last 13 such matches.
🎹🎹After a run of 10 wins and a draw in all competitions, Pep Guardiola lost his first game as Manchester City boss on this day in 2016, 0-2 against Spurs at White Hart Lane.
FIXTURES AND RESULTS
📅📅 3RD OCTOBER 2019
⏲⏲ TIME IN GMT+1/WAT
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group A🇪🇺
20:00 F91 Dudelange - Qarabag FK
20:00 Sevilla - APOEL Nicosia
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group B🇪🇺
20:00 Lugano - Dynamo Kyiv
20:00 Malmoe FF - FC Koebenhavn
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group C🇪🇺
20:00 FC Krasnodar - Getafe
20:00 Trabzonspor - Basel
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group D🇪🇺
20:00 Rosenborg - PSV Eindhoven
20:00 Sporting CP - LASK
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group E🇪🇺
20:00 Celtic - CFR Cluj
20:00 Lazio - Rennes
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group F🇪🇺
20:00 Arsenal - Standard Liege
20:00 Vitoria de Guimaraes - Eintracht Frankfurt
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group G🇪🇺
17:55 Feyenoord - FC Porto
17:55 Young Boys - Rangers
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group H🇪🇺
17:55 CSKA Moscow - RCD Espanyol
17:55 Ferencvaros - Ludogorets Razgrad
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group I🇪🇺
17:55 Oleksandriya - Gent
17:55 Saint-Etienne - Wolfsburg
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group J🇪🇺
17:55 Istanbul Basaksehir - Mönchengladbach
17:55 Wolfsberger AC - Roma
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group K🇪🇺
17:55 Besiktas - Wolverhampton Wanderers 17:55 SC Braga - Slovan Bratislava
🇪🇺 Europa League - Group L🇪🇺
15:50 FC Astana - Partizan Beograd
17:55 AZ Alkmaar - Manchester United
📅📅 2ND OCTOBER 2019
🇪🇺 Champions League - Group E🇪🇺
FT Genk 0 - 0 Napoli
FT Liverpool 4 - 3 Salzburg
🇪🇺 Champions League - Group F🇪🇺
FT Slavia Prague 0 - 2 Borussia Dortmund
FT Barcelona 2 - 1 Inter
🇪🇺 Champions League - Group G🇪🇺
FT RasenBallsport Leipzig 0 - 2 Lyon
FT Zenit St. Petersburg 3 - 1 Benfica
🇪🇺 Champions League - Group H🇪🇺
FT Lille 1 - 2 Chelsea
FT Valencia 0 - 3 Ajax
🏴 England - Championship🏴
FT Barnsley 2 - 2 Derby County
FT Brentford 1 - 1 Bristol City
FT Cardiff City 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers
FT Charlton Athletic 1 - 2 Swansea City
FT Luton Town 1 - 1 Millwall
✉✉FIFA has banned former CONMEBOL president Eugenio Figueredo from all football activities for life after finding him guilty of bribery.
✉✉Joaquin Correa is set to sign a new deal with Lazio as it is alleged AC Milan were willing to pay over €40m
✉✉EFL have confirmed Liverpool will be fined
£200,000 for fielding an ineligible player in their Carabao Cup game against MK Dons. They will not face expulsion from the competition.
✉✉Lazio claims that while Claudio Lotito used an ‘inappropriate’ term to describe white skin as ‘normal’, its impact has been ‘manipulated’ by the Press
✉✉Lionel Messi has instructed FC Barcelona to attempt to sign Inter Milan striker and fellow Argentine Lautaro Martinez - reports
✉✉Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez set to be out until Christmas with knee ligament injury
✉✉Knee injury suffered by FC Barcelona teenage star Ansu Fati related to growth pains, say El Mundo Deportivo
✉✉FC Barcelona have twice been thwarted in their attempts to sign Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij, say reports
✉✉Manchester City and Arsenal are both keen on playmaker Martin Odegaard, on loan at Real Sociedad from Real Madrid , say El Desmarque
✉✉FC Barcelona are using tonight's UCL clash against Inter Milan to monitor three of the Italian side's stars - Milan Skriniar, Stefano Sensi and Lautaro Martinez - claim Italian reports
✉✉The Argentine Football Association has failed with their appeal to CONMEBOL regarding Lionel Messi's three-month ban following last summer's Copa America.
✉✉Ex-Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is set to announce his retirement from football tomorrow
✉✉AS Roma sporting director Gianluca Petrachi risks a long ban for starting work at the Olimpico while still being contracted to Torino
✉✉Ex-Juventus boss Max Allegri reportedly decides to see out the rest of his sabbatical
QUOTE OF THE DAY
🗣🗣"Milan are nothing special. It's impossible for us to lose" -
The words of Johan Cruyff before the 1994 CL Final.
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📨📨Manchester United are watching Real Madrid winger Martin Odegaard but face competition from Liverpool and Arsenal.
📨📨Mauricio Pochettino held clear-the-air talks with his shell-shocked stars after their 7-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich.
📨📨Manchester City star Bernardo Silva is set to personally plead with the FA bosses not to ban him for his "racist" tweet.
📨📨Allegri wants to wait until the end of the season before targeting the Premier League.
📨📨Kyle Walker and Dele Alli are sweating over their England places under Gareth Southgate - but Tammy Abraham is in line for a call-up.
📨📨Bayern Munich are eyeing a transfer swoop for 16-year-old Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham.
📨📨Manchester United have reportedly identified Timo Werner, Moussa Dembele and Ousmane Dembele as transfer targets in January.
📨📨Manchester United are reportedly stepping up their pursuit of Leicester's £80m-rated playmaker James Maddison.
📨📨Tottenham fear that a disillusioned Harry Kane could join the growing list of senior players who want to leave in the summer.
📨📨The FA has secured three times the number of tickets it was originally allocated for England's match in Prague next week, in an attempt to reduce the risk of fan misbehaviour.
📨📨Tottenham players fear manager Mauricio Pochettino is looking for a way out but the club won't sack him as it would cost £32m.
📨📨Inter Milan are lining up a stunning January deal for Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez to expand their attacking options
📨📨Maurizio Sarri wants a reunion with Chelsea star N'Golo Kante and Juventus believe they can get him for £70m.
📨📨Paul Dummett has admitted Newcastle stars exchanged harsh words in a brutal inquest into their 5-0 loss at Leicester.
📨📨Manchester City talisman Raheem Sterling has urged them to be patient as they bid to be crowned kings of Europe.
📨📨Mauricio Pochettino summoned his shell-shocked Spurs players to a crisis meeting after their Champions League humiliation.
📨📨Chelsea's Tammy Abraham is set for an England recall amid Marcus Rashford's injury worry.
📨📨Mauricio Pochettino is not facing the sack as Tottenham say it's business as usual after their Bayern Munich thrashing.
📨📨Fikayo Tomori is hoping to join Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Ross Barkley in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the Euro 2020 qualifying trips to Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
📨📨Christian Eriksen has mocked internet rumours that Tottenham Hotspur team-mate Jan Vertonghen had an affair with his girlfriend.
📨📨Scotland new boy Lawrence Shankland has dismissed claims that he almost joined Rangers instead of Dundee United.
📨📨Defiant Steven Gerrard insists he won't use Young Boys' plastic pitch as an excuse if Rangers fail in Bern - despite admitting they should be banned.
📨📨Neil Lennon insists Spurs' seven-goal battering by Bayern Munich is proof that Celtic and Scottish football deserves more respect.
*THE SCOTTISH SUN*
📨📨Stuart Lovell has been suspended by PFA Scotland amid a bitter legal fight with chief executive Fraser Wishart.
📨📨Derek McInnes insists he won't rush Scott McKenna back to shore up his dodgy defence.
🇪🇺🇪🇺 EUROPEAN PRESS
📨📨Arsenal and Manchester City are both interested in Martin Odegaard and could make an offer next summer. Odegaard has quickly impressed on a two-year loan at Real Sociedad from Real Madrid, who would demand around £55m for the Norwegian. (Eldesmarque)
📨📨Barcelona remain interested in Chelsea winger Willian and could offer the Brazilian a contract in January when his deal with the Blues will have only six months to run. (Mundo Deportivo)
📨📨Liverpool, Tottenham, Bayer Leverkusen, Valencia, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid were all interested in Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Dani Olmo this summer but were put off a transfer by the club's £35m valuation. (Marca)
📨📨Former Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was whistled by Real Madrid fans and then brought off at half time of Los Blancos' 2-2 Champions League draw with Club Brugge. The goalkeeper was supposedly withdrawn at the break due to stomach problems. (Marca)
📨📨Real Madrid will send several scouts to watch Ajax trio Donny van de Beek, Hakim Ziyech and David Neres. The Liga giants were linked with Van de Beek in the summer as an alternative to Paul Pogba. (AS)
📨📨Qatari club Al Rayyan have held talks with Diego Costa over a potential transfer next summer. The striker has struggled since returning to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea in 2018 and has scored just six La Liga goals. (AS)
📨📨Massimiliano Allegri will not break his year-long sabbatical to take over at either Tottenham or AC Milan. The Italian coach, who is believed to be learning English, has been out of work since the summer after he left Juventus. (Corriere dello Sport)
📨📨Former Italy international Claudio Marchisio is expected to announce his retirement from football. The midfielder had been in talks with Rangers and Monaco, and clubs in China, but has decided to hang up his boots. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
📨📨Andriy Shevchenko has not been offered the opportunity to replace Marco Giampaolo by AC Milan. "I love Milan but the club has not contacted me," the former striker said. "On a professional level I'm not thinking about Milan right now." (Gazzetta dello Sport)
📨📨Barcelona have also added AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek to their growing list of potential long-term Luis Suarez replacements. The Poland international only joined the Rossoneri in January from Genoa after a goal-laden start to life in Serie A. (Calciomercato)
📨📨Manchester United will continue to monitor the form of Lyon striker Moussa Dembele this season ahead of a move for the French striker next summer. The 23-year-old has become a priority for the Premier League side. (Le10Sport)
📨📨Chelsea are interested in 18-year-old Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile and could make an offer for the centre-back when their registration ban comes to an end next summer. (Le10Sport)
Former Leicester manager Claude Puel is expected to take charge of St Etienne and wants former Foxes assistant Jacky Bonnevay to join him at the Ligue 1 side. (Le Progres)
📨📨Bayern Munich were offered the chance to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City this summer but the Bundesliga club opted not to pursue a deal for the Brazilian and instead focused on Leroy Sane. (Sport Bild)
📨📨The Bavarians hope to sign Sane next summer and will also move for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz . If Bayern are unable to land Havertz they will look to make Philippe Coutinho's loan move from Barcelona permanent. (Sport Bild)
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