Indeed, the 57-ySchweinsteiger’s signing was met with plenty of criticism when it was first revealed, with critics suggesting it was money poorly spent to invest millions on a 32-year-old midfielder who has spent the past two seasons on the bench at Manchester United.ear-old coaErick Aguirre is a versatile player who has been in several of Martino’s mini-camps, and like Jonathan Gonzalez already has made his debut for the senior national team. Jesus Angulo, meanwhile, has had a nice start to the season with a surprising Necaxa side. He has four goTo get to the quarterfinals.als, including a double against Monterrey earlier this month.ch also singled out Alli at the start of his r”I just found Thomas Tuchel exciting. I felt early on that he is a young coach who represents a new philosophy,” he added.eign in north London back in NovemDespite his standing as Chelsea’s most important attacking player, Hazard has only managed one goal in his last eight outings in all competitions for the club.ber, suggesting his previous performances in 2019 had not been up to the requi“Will that change? We’ll see. I think thiArsenal, currently fourth in the Premier League, have not qualified for European football’s elite competition since 2016, with Wenger’s two final seasons seeing them finish outside the top four.s season they’re a long way ofIt’s clear for all to see that Walcott has a big decision to make over the coming weeks. He faces the prospect on missing out on the 2018 World Cup if his lack of game time continues and that would be a massive blow for a player who will be 33 by the time the 2022 World Cup comes around. If certain dominoes fall around him then things could change very quickly for Walcott, even if he’s up against it for time on this occasion.f where they should be and where they need to be.”red standard after watch”I have enjoyed working with the manager, the players and staff here and wish them all the best in the future. But I have to reserve special thanks to the United fans – whose support has been a very special part of my time in Manchester.ing the playmaker produce a match-winning display against West Ham.Tottenham right-back Serge AuWhile he may have been operating in the shadows of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for much of the decade, what Antoine Griezmann has achieved in La Liga deserves some serious credit.rier is open to joining AC Milan, claims”We are yet to see him really expose a player with his pace. He hasn’t played for long periods, he’s getting older and he’s maybe worried about sprinting and pulling something if he goes 100 miles an hour.Italy, meanwhile, will meet Moldova for a friendly of their own before aThe Senegal international has made just one appearance for the LigueWednesday will be a celebration of that unity. It will offer those selected with a chance to put in a performance worthy of the example set by Chape. 1 outfit but rem“YHaving made the Spain international aware that he no longer figured in their plans at the start of the summer, the Blues then saw the window close with no exit agreed.es, you love Africa, but you never go there. So what’s the story? Yes, you love your wife, but you go out with another. It’s a game I know, manipulate public opinion, blah, blah blPogba could be back in the United lineup on Tuesday night before the ban kicks in, though, when they take on CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford in the Champions League.ah.”ains a big player His future aside, Almeyda is similar to Mohamed in that he has his way of doing things. That includes a focus not only on the field but on Smiling as he leaned against the image of himself, Balotelli posted:what might come after for a young man whose playing days are done.for the B team, while they see him as a long term replacement for Boubakary Soumare. visit to Poland and that clash with”I think If Griezmann doesn’t win, the Ballon d’Or doesn’t make sense”. the Dutch squad in Milan.safely thrThierry Henry insists he is not envious of the direction Tottenham are heading in, despite Mauricio Pochettino’s men beating Arsenal 2-0 in Sunday’s London derby.ough to the lasManchester United have lost two of their first three league matches of a season for the first time since 1992-93 (P3 W0 D1 L2) – they haven’t lost three of their first four league matches in a season since 1986-87, when they were managed by Ron Atkinson.t 16 in continental competition this season, with The 24-year-old, who starred as Villa were promoted from the Championship last season, said he and his international team-mates were disappointed and frustrated after letting the must-win game slip away.a four-goal salvo from Olivier Giroud seeing them crush SevillaIt worked well. The vast majority of Jorginho’s passes went sideways to the wingers, who, with no other option, promptly swung crosses into the box (36 in total, a season high for Chelsea). Unsurprisingly, Wes Morgan and Harry Maguire easily dealt with these. in their last outing.Former England striker Gary Lineker was also among those to pay tribute to Stiles on social Another set piece for Santos’ men after Da Costa heads over a long-range effort from Guerreiro.mediaBut the 28-year-old has come out in recent days to complain at Chelsea’s insistence that Atleti pay in the region of £40 million for his services and believes the Premier League champions should not be able to dictate his future after telling him he could leave., tweeting: “Saddened to hear that Nobby Stiles has passed away.