Bayern Munich leaves-back Alphonso Davies


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Bayern Munich left-back Alphonso Davies said Lionel Messi denied his request for his shirt after last week’s 8-2 demolition in the Champions League quarter-final.

Serge Gnabry fired Bayern Munich into their first Champions League final since 2013 with a 3-0 win against Lyon.

Watford forward Gerard Deulofeu blasts new Barcelona boss: “Ronald Koeman gave me nothing as a coach during the six months I was at Everton. We’ll see how he does at the Camp Nou.”

Presidential candidate Victor Font has revealed his plans to appoint Xavi as Barcelona’s next head coach.

Ronald Koeman: “I’m planning the season with Coutinho in mind. He’s a world class player.”

Rangers winger Ryan Kent has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Leeds United.

Bayern Munich will play in the final of the European Cup/Champions League for the 11th time in the club’s history (equalling AC Milan’s record), with only Real Madrid (16) having participated in more.

Chelsea and Wolves given permission for later start to new Premier League season.

Alphonso Davies believes the hunger for glory has inspired Bayern Munich after they reached the Champions Legaue final with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Lyon.

Manchester City are reportedly ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish.

Arsene Wenger has revealed he was “very sad” when Serge Gnabry decided to leave Arsenal in 2016.

Manchester City have extended the loan deal of veteran Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson by another season.

Premier League footballers have come under scrutiny from senior scientists for apparently failing to adhere to social-distancing during their off-season holidays.

Lyon manager Rudi Garcia admitted he felt a sense of “injustice” after his side fell 3-0 to Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday.

Manchester United must be careful not to hinder Mason Greenwood’s development if they sign a forward, according to former Red Devils striker Andy Cole.

Jose Fonte on Gabriel
“Everybody’s dream is to play in the Premier League. Gabriel has been asking me questions about the Premier League, clubs in the Premier League, so I tried to give him my honest opinion. Hopefully he’ll be very successful. I have no doubt.”

Kingsley Coman said his “heart is 100 per cent” with Bayern Munich ahead of facing boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League final.

Ralf Rangnick confirms he was first approached by Milan just days after Stefano Pioli was hired, wonders if the Rossoneri are ‘happy with the results’ and outlines why keeping Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘makes little sense.’

Manchester United may offer goalkeeper Sergio Romero as part of negotiations for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick said his team must defend better in the Champions League final after earning a date with Paris Saint-Germain.

Lazio director of communications Stefano De Martino took another swipe at David Silva. ‘We still believe when someone gives his word, it means something.’

Lyon’s defeat means that Ajax are back in the Champions League.

Sevilla defender Jules Kounde warns that Inter hitman Romelu Lukaku is ‘a level above anything else we’ve faced this season’ in the Europa League Final.

Bayern Munich have more talent at their disposal now than when they last ruled Europe in 2013, according to captain Manuel Neuer.

Arsenal will have Mohamed Elneny back within their ranks this week, with the midfielder having completed his loan spell at Besiktas.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s team selection against Lyon left some members of his squad dismayed, according to transfer expert Ian McGarry.

The Spanish government does not believe fans will be able to return for the start of the new La Liga season.

Bayern Munich star Serge Gnabry has admitted that his side were lucky to see Lyon miss several good chances early in Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final, which the Bavarians won 3-0.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta should sell Hector Bellerin at the right price, according to former Gunners hero Charlie Nicholas.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants to bring Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31, back to the Premier League club.

Barcelona teenage star Ansu Fati has switched his agent to Jorge Mendes having previously been represented by the brother of Lionel Messi.

Manchester United need to sign a top centre-back to get the best out of club captain Harry Maguire, according to former Tottenham striker Darren Bent.

Paris St-Germain’s 35-year-old Brazil centre-back Thiago Silva, who is leaving the French club after the Champions League final, has been offered to Chelsea.

Ronald Koeman wants to make Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum his first signing at Barcelona.

Paul Pogba is set to be offered a bumper new three-year deal at Manchester United, as club chief Ed Woodward is keen to tie him down to a new contract.

Arsenal are “closer than ever” to agreeing a deal with Lille’s Brazilian defender Gabriel, 22, with the Gunners confident of announcing the £27m move this week.

Lyon sporting director Juninho confirmed there will be departures following the club’s Champions League semi-final loss, though he is not worried about the Ligue 1 outfit.

Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will reportedly speak to former team-mate Ryan Giggs to seek advice about one of his summer transfer targets as he continues to look for alternatives for Jadon Sancho.

Wolves are willing to listen to big offers for Spanish winger Adama Traore, despite the 24-year-old having three years left on his contract at Molineux.

Chelsea will sign Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, 21, on a five-year deal this week if they and Bayer Leverkusen can reduce the £18m difference in their valuations of the player.

Tottenham want to take Liverpool’s 21-year-old England Under-21 striker Rhian Brewster on loan.

Leicester City and Aston Villa are rivalling Italian side Atalanta for 27-year-old Marseille and France winger Florian Thauvin, who had an unsuccessful spell at Newcastle United between 2015 and 2017.

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