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Transfer Talk: Pochettino keen on Man Utd move

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Edinson Cavani and Marquinhos a 6 as PSG dig out victory in Coupe de la Ligue

Thomas Tuchel is convinced PSG can beat Manchester United after the two European heavyweights were drawn against eachother in the UEFA Champions Leauge round of 16, but insists it will not be straight forward.

Five-time defending Coupe de la Ligue champions Paris Saint-Germain are into the quarterfinals after a 2-1 win away at Ligue 2 side Orleans on Tuesday.

Edinson Cavani gave Thomas Tuchel's men the lead with a graceful lobbed effort before Joseph Lopy equalised for the hosts. Substitute Moussa Diaby grabbed an excellent late winner.


Away from home against motivated second-tier opponents on a cold winter night and on a dreadful Stade de la Source pitch, PSG had to dig out a result to...

Transfer Talk: Mauricio Pochettino keen on Manchester United move

Mark Ogden breaks down what makes Mauricio Pochettino the perfect candidate to succeed Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
Is Jose Mourinho now damaged goods? Gab Marcotti pontificates on when and where we might see the Special One return to coaching.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino plays down the 'rumours' suggesting he's in the running to replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs might be closed, but they are still working tirelessly behind the scenes to line up the arrival of their next star. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media to see who could be heading to your club when Jan. 1 arrives.

Pochettino keen on United job

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen on becoming Jose Mourinho's permanent successor at Manchester United, according to The Times.

Although Pochettino remained coy on rumours linking him...

River Plate's Club World Cup exit the latest low point for declining South American football

River Plate's elimination to Al-Ain at the FIFA Club World Cup is just the latest embarrassment for South American football.
River Plate's elimination to Al-Ain at the FIFA Club World Cup is just the latest embarrassment for South American football.

Ever since the current format of the FIFA Club World Cup was introduced in 2005, the semifinal stage has been an exercise in torture for South American champions.

First, there is almost too much at stake. The most powerful force in the competition is the desire of the Libertadores winners to have a crack at the European champions. As recently as two decades ago, this was an entirely fair fight. The sad truth, from the South American perspective, is that these days their representative is no longer...

Kevin De Bruyne returns, Man City survive penalties to advance to Carabao Cup semis

Manchester City advanced to the Carabao Cup semifinals following a 3-1 penalty shootout win over Leicester City.

LEICESTER, England -- Three points from the King Power Stadium on Manchester City's penalty-shootout win over Leicester City in the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup.

1. De Bruyne returns in style, holders City survive and advance

It was another penalty shootout in the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup for these two sides and it was the same result as City squeezed through, barely.

Aro Muric making just his third appearance was the hero as he saved from James Maddison and Caglar Soyuncu as...

The inside story of how Jose Mourinho unravelled at Man United

Jose Mourinho's reign began to unravel in earnest over the summer, but an atmosphere of fear and paranoia had already set in long before. Such was the shadow he cast over Manchester United that it began to affect even the most innocuous of matters, even those far from the pitch.

When a member of his backroom unknowingly agreed to a blind date with a media personality, the meeting was swiftly moved from Manchester city centre to a rural Cheshire pub out of fear they would be spotted and Mourinho...

USMNT player of the year Zack Steffen reflects on superb 2018, is ready for Man City

At the beginning of 2018, Zack Steffen hadn't played a minute for the United States men's national team. At the club level, he had been a starter with the Columbus Crew for just a single season, and the team's future in Ohio was very much in doubt.

Twelve months later, the Crew are saved, Steffen is the U.S. No. 1 goalkeeper and he has just completed a multimillion-dollar transfer to Manchester City that will see him head back to Europe in July. That's enough to get a player named U.S. Soccer's...