Inter striker Gabriel Barbosa has reached new heights on loan at Flamengo and is better placed than ever to succeed in Europe.
UEFA made the draw for the Euro 2020 play-offs. Most of the match ups had already been confirmed, but Hungary, Israel, Romania and Bulgaria were assigned to their play-off path via a draw. In addition, the host of the final in each path has also been confirmed and an additional draw was conducted 30 minutes after the main draw.
Chelsea have received acclaim for trust in young players, but how do they compare to the other clubs in Europe's major leagues?
Antoine Griezmann made a shocking confession about his style of play in Barcelona to one of his main brand partners, Puma. He explained that he does not know how to dribble, which is why he prefers to focus on his speed to make up for the lack of skill in that department.
Maurizio Sarri confirmed in a press conference prior to Juventus' game at Atalanta that there is a 99% chance Cristiano Ronaldo will not play. The Portuguese told his coach that he has a knock which he picked up in Portugal's game with Luxembourg.
After the international break, La Liga returns and there is quite a lot of expectation over the eleven Real Madrid will field against Real Sociedad. Zidane has a compact formation, but his tendency to rotate could bring about surprises in the starting XI.
Tottenham appointed Jose Mourinho as their new boss on Wednesday and Manchester United chief Ed Woodward was quick to congratulate him.
Vinicius made everyone happy in the match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad last season, his first La Liga start. Now he has the opportunity to do the same again versus the same opponent. Things have changed and in these moments, not so much is expected of him.