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ESPN FC News 27 Aug 00:00

James Rodriguez begins house hunting ahead of potential move to Juventus

Alejandro Moreno says that James Rodriguez's performance at Real Madrid might be due to his relationship with his manager. The summer transfer window is beginning to swing shut. Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse for the latest gossip ahead of deadline day. Follow our live blog below, and see the latest deals here. TOP STORY: James house hunting in Turin Confirmation that James Rodriguez could be set to swap Real Madrid for Juventus has come from an unlikely source. Italian estate agency Proto Group Ltd. have released a statement confirming that they are working on behalf of the Colombia international...

ESPN FC News 26 Aug 13:00

Europa League group stage draw - when is it and what time is it?

Take a look back at Sevilla's path to their third-straight UEFA Europa League trophy. The draw for the group stage of the Europa League takes place at midday BST, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 26. The 48 teams are separated into four pots ranked in order of UEFA team coefficient, which is based on a club's performance in the Champions League and the Europa League over the past five years. The 12 highest-ranked teams will be in pot 1, the next 12 in pot 2, then pot 3 with the lowest-ranked 12 in pot 4. No team can play a club from their own association. Clubs from Russia and Ukraine cannot...

ESPN FC News 26 Aug 08:15

Manchester United seeded in Europa League group stage draw

Take a look back at Sevilla's path to their third-straight UEFA Europa League trophy. Manchester United will be among the 12 top seeds when the Europa League draw is made on Friday. Manager Jose Mourinho will manage in Europe's secondary club competition for the first time in 13 years, having won the UEFA Cup when he was in charge of Porto in 2003. United will join Schalke, Zenit St. Petersburg, Shakhtar Donetsk, Athletic Bilbao, Olympiakos, Villarreal, Ajax, Inter Milan, Fiorentina, Anderlecht, Viktoria Plzen in pot 1, with the draw taking place at midday BST, 7 a.m. ET on...

ESPN FC News 26 Aug 05:40

Crucial fortnight as Chinese football bids for wider respect

Shanghai SIPG brought in Braziilan striker Hulk for a CSL transfer record fee. How important is continental performance to a league's standing and reputation? It's a question which has dogged the Premier League's claim to being the "greatest league in the world" over recent seasons, at the same time as English sides' Champions League performances have dropped off. Whatever the hype and publicity a league may garner, results against sides from other divisions are the only real indication of relative strength. For the Chinese Super League, this means AFC Champions League success...

ESPN FC News 26 Aug 05:19

Johor princess takes over as JDT president, pledges to works with TMJ

ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and Stanley Bernard recap JDT's 3-2 victory over second-place Felda United to go seven points clear. The newly installed president of Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) has vowed to build on the foundation set by the Crown Prince of Johor to take the club to greater heights. Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim is the younger princess sister of the Crown Prince, better known as TMJ. Announced on the club's Facebook page, Tunku Tun Aminah took over the Southern Tigers' throne on Thursday, replacing Ismail Karim, who stepped down. She promised to uphold the success that has seen the club clinch six trophies since...

Football | Mail Online 26 Aug 04:10

West Ham 0-1 Astra Giurgiu (1-2 agg): Filipe Teixeira dumps Slaven Bilic's side out of Europa League on a dismal night at the London Stadium

MATT BARLOW AT THE LONDON STADIUM: New home, same old West Ham. Out in the heats at their former Olympic venue. In fact, out before the heats. More of a false start on a night of frustration.

Football | Mail Online 26 Aug 03:52

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish insists there is 'no chance' Wilfried Zaha will leave and blasts Tottenham for trying to turn player's head

Steve Parish has insisted there is 'no chance' Wilfried Zaha will leave Crystal Palace during this transfer window. Sportsmail reported on Thursday that Zaha had requested a move away.

Football | Mail Online 26 Aug 03:41

West Ham close to sealing loan move for Juventus striker Simone Zaza with view to £24m permanent move

The 25-year-old Italy international will join the Hammers on a season loan with view to £24m permanent deal and has been offered wages of around £60,000 per week after tax.

Football | Mail Online 26 Aug 03:32

Everton rekindle interest in £30m Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini

Napoli want £30million for the 25-year-old Italy international striker who also has interest from Fiorentina who have discussed a swap deal involving forward Nikola Kalinic.

Football | Mail Online 26 Aug 03:10

Pep Guardiola's turn on the carousel as Manchester City head to Barcelona

IAN LADYMAN: As coach of Barcelona from 2008-12, Pep Guardiola was fortunate enough to work with special talent. Now he must return to the club with which he will forever be connected.

BBC Sport | Football | Premier League | World Edition 1 Feb 16:20

Everton sign Jelavic from Rangers

Everton sign Croatian international striker Nikica Jelavic from Rangers.

BBC Sport | Football | Premier League | World Edition 1 Feb 11:56

Swansea 1-1 Chelsea

Neil Taylor's late own-goal saves 10-man Chelsea as the Swansea City defender denied his side a famous win.

BBC Sport | Football | Premier League | World Edition 1 Feb 10:42

Sunderland sign Kyrgiakos on loan

Sunderland complete the signing of defender Sotirios Kyrgiakos on loan from VfL Wolfsburg until the end of the season.

BBC Sport | Football | Premier League | World Edition 1 Feb 10:40

West Ham sign Man Utd's Morrison

West Ham United sign Manchester United's Ravel Morrison for an undisclosed fee.

BBC Sport | Football | Premier League | World Edition 1 Feb 10:40

Spurs agree to sell Pavlyuchenko

Tottenham reach an agreement with Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow over the sale of striker Roman Pavlyuchenko.

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