Chelsea sack manager Tuchel after poor start

Chelsea‘s new owners have sacked head coach Thomas Tuchel just three months after completing their takeover of the club. Tuchel’s 100th and final game in charge of Chelsea was Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions League defeat at Dinamo Zagreb. Sources told ESPN that Tuchel, 49, was informed of the decision Wednesday morning. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, … Read more

Barca, Man City win transfer window; Ronaldo, Leicester biggest losers

The summer transfer window has been incredible, as the top clubs around Europe spent millions to try to strengthen their sides. 2 Related According to Transfermarkt, clubs across the English Premier League spent a colossal €2.24 billion during the window — the most ever — and there were some huge moves, including Antony (€95m to … Read more

Sources: Man United to step up Antony pursuit

1:55 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United are considering making an improved offer for Ajax winger Antony, sources have told ESPN. United have already seen an €80 million bid rejected by the Dutch side, who have told United chiefs they would only consider a financial package worth closer to €100m. – Everything you need to … Read more

Ten Hag must drop Ronaldo, Rashford – Rooney

Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has urged Erik ten Hag to drop Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford for Monday’s Premier League clash against Liverpool. Both players featured in United’s opening two defeats to Brighton and Brentford with Ronaldo still seeking a move away from Old Trafford, while Rashford hasn’t scored a league goal since … Read more

Sterling: I was ‘raging, fuming’ at City treatment

Raheem Sterling has said he was “fuming” and “raging” at the way his Manchester City career came to an end this summer. The forward ended his seven-year spell at the Etihad Stadium after sealing a transfer to Premier League rivals Chelsea in a deal worth up to £50 million. Sterling previously said a lack of … Read more

Casemiro’s Man United transfer fee is second-biggest ever for a player over 30

9:00 AM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC Manchester United‘s swift move to agree a deal to sign Casemiro this week made headlines, while the potential fee they’ll pay Real Madrid — which sources have told ESPN is an initial £60 million (€70m), with another £10m (€11m) in add-ons — has raised eyebrows for a player who … Read more

Klopp: I almost called radio show to defend Utd

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he almost rang a UK radio station to defend rivals Manchester United from fierce criticism. United have endured a miserable start to the Premier League season and sit bottom of the table following defeats to Brighton and Brentford. – Notebook: The inside stories from world football– Ranking every transfer … Read more

Ten Hag demands attitude change from Man Utd | The Express Tribune

MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag lambasted the attitude of his players in an embarrassing 4-0 defeat to Brentford last weekend as he demanded a response in Monday’s clash with Liverpool. The Dutchman is off to the worst start of any new United manager in over 100 years after losing both his opening games … Read more

Sir Alex called as character witness in Giggs trial

Sir Alex Ferguson gave evidence in Ryan Giggs’ assault trial Friday. Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images MANCHESTER, England — Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was called Friday as a character witness for Ryan Giggs in a court case involving the ex-Premier League footballer. Giggs is on trial on charges of assault and use of … Read more

Everything you need to know about Man United new signing Casemiro

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro for €60 million, with a further €10m possible in performance-related add-ons, but is he the player to save the club? 2 Related Casemiro, 30, is widely regarded to be one of the best defensive midfielders in the world and has won almost everything … Read more