Football

4:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting football clubs’ finances around the world, Europe’s top teams are looking to their youth teams rather than to transfers for ways to freshen up. Already this season we’ve seen teenagers like Borussia Dortmund‘s Giovanni Reyna, Arsenal‘s Bukayo Saka and Manchester United‘s Mason Greenwood make their
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9:08 AM ET Chelsea have stabilized their form under new manager Thomas Tuchel, who replaced Frank Lampard on Jan. 26. The reworked Blues have been unbeaten since, winning six games and drawing three in all competitions, but much of the positivity has been lacking one person in particular: Christian Pulisic. The USMNT international, who has
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8:05 AM ET AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reaffirmed his belief that athletes should “stick to sports” as he addressed comments aimed at LA Lakers star LeBron James. Speaking in an interview for UEFA for Discovery+ in Sweden last Thursday, Ibrahimovic had said: “[LeBron] is phenomenal at what he’s doing, but I don’t like
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6:42 AM ET Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was provisionally freed on Tuesday after appearing before a judge following a night in jail while being investigated for possible irregularities during his administration. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Court officials said Bartomeu and his former adviser at the Spanish club, Jaume
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7:58 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Edinson Cavani looks set to return to the Manchester United squad for their trip to Crystal Palace. United travel to Selhurst Park on Wednesday and after Cavani came through training on Tuesday unscathed, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful to have the striker available again after missing the last four
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5:46 AM ET Adriana Garcia Valencia fans have been hoping for a new owner for some time. Photo by Allsport Co./Getty Images Prince of Malaysian state Johor Tunku Ismail ibni Sultan Ibrahim has expressed interest in purchasing Spanish club Valencia from Singapore businessman Peter Lim. The 36-year-old posted a series of stories on Instagram that included
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4:26 AM ET Ian St John served Liverpool with distinction as part of a golden era in the 1960s and 70s. Phil Noble – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Liverpool legend Ian St John has died at the age of 82. St John, a forward, made 425 appearances for Liverpool between 1961 and 1971, scoring
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12:27 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Luke Shaw has escaped a ban despite the FA looking into the Manchester United defender’s comments about referee Stuart Attwell following the draw with Chelsea, sources have told ESPN. In a television interview after the 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, Shaw suggested Attwell had decided against giving United
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