The six English clubs that signed up to the breakaway European Super League (ESL) earlier this year have agreed to pay a total of £22 million as part of a settlement with the Premier League, it was announced Wednesday.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham also agreed to accept fines of about £20m each and 30-point deductions if they join a similar unsanctioned competition in the future -- a punishment that would have seen Arsenal and Spurs relegated during the 2019-20 campaign.
UEFA also announced on Wednesday that it had put a hold on its disciplinary case against the remaining Super League rebel clubs -- Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid -- who were facing a ban from the Champions League.
A statement from the Premier League read: "...
The striker enjoyed a superb goalscoring season for Inter Milan and would be a dream summer signing at Arsenal for one of the club's former players
Arsenal could be one of the more busier teams in the summer transfer window.
Despite the 2020/21 Premier League season - that saw the Gunners finish eighth - being over for just over a week, several names have already been linked with moves to the Emirates Stadium.
Emiliano Buendia is seen as the alternative to Martin Odegaard if Arsenal can't reach a deal with Real Madrid to bring the midfielder back for another spell after impressing on loan during the second half of the campaign.
Meanwhile, links to the likes of Yves Bissouma, Sander Berge, Ryan Bertrand and Josh Doig simply refuse to go away as Mikel Arteta looks to overhau...
Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku has been named as the best overall MVP of Serie A after Inter Milan won the league title for the first time in 11 years.
The Belgium international has scored 24 league goals and provided 11 assists.
Cristiano Ronaldo was selected as the best attacker after he scored an impressive 29 league goals — making him the top scorer of the season.
What other awards were given out?
Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic was awarded the best Under-23 player award followed by Gianluigi Donnarumma as best goalkeeper after he kept 14 clean sheets for AC Milan.
The best defender award went to Atalanta’s Cristian Romero.
Nicolo Barella picked up the best midfielder award to join Inter team mate Lukaku on the honours list.
What has been said?
Serie A CEO Lui...
Cristiano Ronaldo could be on his way back to Manchester United after reportedly prioritising a shock comeback while doubts grow over his future at Juventus.
Ronaldo currently earns almost £500,000-a-week ($920,000) in Italy and would be taking a pay cut to switch to Old Trafford.
Massimiliano Allegri is the new man in charge at Juve and he is reportedly not again the prospect of letting Ronaldo leave in the summer transfer window.
Paris Saint-Germain is another potential landing spot for Ronaldo although the club’s desire to tie down Kylian Mbappe means United remains in the mix.
Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Juve are looking to offload Ronaldo in exchange for Paul Pogba.
Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola is reportedly set to meet with United negotiators on Zoom this w...
Juventus have sacked coach Andrea Pirlo after a single season in charge
Juventus have sacked coach Andrea Pirlo after a single season in charge, the deposed Italian champions announced on Friday. The club released a statement headlined "Good Luck, Andrea Pirlo" after a season in which Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates lost the Serie A title to Inter Milan and were eliminated in the last 16 of the Champions League. "Pirlo has just begun the first steps of what will no doubt become a brilliant career as a coach," Juventus' statement read. "An adventure of transformation, seeking, and often managing, to bring his ideas and his experience as a champion on the pitch from the 'other side' of the fence."
The former midfielder, who enjoyed trophy-laden spells as a player at AC Milan a...