The quickest, easiest way to end all of this as quickly as possible is to cup tie the player at the earliest possible moment. Then I would expect to see Coutinho starting against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, when his invention and guile would be very useful to unlock the door against opponents who will come to Anfield intent on defending.
Ronaldo's return boosts Real's attack after a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Levante on Saturday, their second successive home draw which left them trailing early Liga leaders Barcelona and Real Sociedad by four points. Besides Karim, we have Gareth [Bale] and Cristiano. "We're all excited to have him back with us". In team news, centre-back Raphael Varane is available again following an adductor muscle issue, while emerging star Marco Asensio is a doubt with his own new injury problem.
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson could be out a while after injuring his wrist in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions . It wouldn't be the slightest bit surprising to see the Cardinals go into a timeshare at running back with Williams, Ellington and even potentially Foster.
There will be many changes in the United side following Saturday's draw with Stoke with both Eric Bailly and Phil Jones not being able to feature due to bans. "Apart from that there many teams in Champions League who are very similar to teams in the Europa League ". However, the Swiss outfit did knock United out of the group stages in 2011, in a huge shock that reverberated around Europe, and saw Nemanja Vidic suffer a knee injury that meant he never really returned to his ...
Lee had battled injuries through his first two seasons but stayed healthy in 2016 and caught 63 passes for 851 yards and three touchdowns and averaged 30.3 yards on 18 kickoff returns. After those three, however, the Jaguars don't have a player on the roster who has caught a pass in a game. Without Robinson, the Jaguars will have to rely heavily on Marqise Lee and Allen Hurns , as well as veteran Arrelious Benn, who is one of the team's core special-teams players.
Klopp revealed that his decision to hook Mohamed Salah at half time was purely tactical and that the Egyptian global will be available for their Champions League game against Sevilla in midweek along with Philippe Coutinho. While the Spurs got a much-needed win so did their biggest rivals. Danny Welbeck (sixth, 50th) struck twice while Alexandre Lacazette (27th) scored once to help Arsenal thrash Bournemouth.
He has been trying to push through a transfer to his former club Atletico Madrid , but did not succeed. The Spain international's preferred move to Atletico was not possible over the summer due to the La Liga side's transfer ban, while various stop-gap loan possibilities to the likes of AC Milan, Las Palmas and Fenerbahce all proved fruitless.
Tomorrow: Maribor PL v Spartak Moscow, Liverpool v Sevilla, Feyenord v Man City, Shakhtar Donetsk v Napoli, Leipzig v Monco, FC Porto v Besiktas, Real Madrid v Apoel Nicossia, Tottenham v Borussia Dortmund. He added: "I think it's easier for him to play Champions League , it's more comparable to the Portuguese style of football, to the football in the Portuguese League".
Do you think Dybala could be the ideal man for Barca in the future? Super-agent Mino Raiola has claimed that Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus at some point in the future, and Chelsea could be his next destination, report the Independent .
You are never relaxed in England. "We're developing a few players in the squad who are getting to that age where they are playing big roles in their clubs and taking on that responsibility". Meanwhile Tiemoue Bakayoko was in the first team today and looked to be in superior fitness than he did in his Chelsea debut against Tottenham at Wembley last.
Some 900,000 customers lost power in Georgia. The waters took their toll on Miami Beach and downtown Miami , leaving some areas in Brickell with waist-deep flooding. Irma weakened to a Category 1 hurricane at around 2 a.m Monday as it's center and core moved over land, forecasters said, and it could be downgraded to a tropical storm by late Monday morning.
Week 3 kicks off on Friday night, when No. 22 South Florida hosts IL (7 p.m. ET on ESPN/Watch ESPN). "To have ESPN " College GameDay " come to the University of Louisville for the second straight season is a tribute to head coach Bobby Petrino, all of our players and where this football program has come through the years", U of L athletics director Tom Jurich said in a release.
In a recent interview with Spiegel Online , Lewandowski expressed his views and rather his dissatisfaction with the money spent and the quality of players that have arrived at the Allianz Arena. Mueller moaned to the German media after being benched at Bremen, but Ancelotti says no player has a guaranteed place. We are not getting a great price on Bayern Munich winning this game and as a result, I think there is no point in making that bet.
Both teams stumbled out of the gate on offense , fielding some empty possessions before putting some points on the board. This is a game Carolina will be favored to win, but it will be a tougher challenge than today's game against San Fran.
Nearly half of Glennon's 40 pass attempts (18) were spread out between running back Tarik Cohen (12 targets) and Zach Miller (six targets) in Sunday's 23-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons . It seems Cohen's versatility and explosiveness are going to be very valuable to the Bears in 2017, and if this offense is going to keep pace with high-powered franchises like Tampa Bay, he'll need to be a key factor.
After months and months of proceedings, McGregor was handed a $25,000 fine and given 25 hours of community service for the debacle. But according to a lawsuit obtained by The Blast , security guard William Pegg is suing Notorious after claiming he was struck by the can.
There is no timetable for the decision, however, according to Ian Rapoport , it is now likely that Elliott will play the entire 2017 season as the case makes it way through the courts. The NFL has fought doggedly to preserve the six-game suspension Roger Goodell issued to Ezekiel Elliott . Henderson ruled not to allow Elliott's team to interview his accuser, Tiffany Thompson, and also didn't allow them access to the interview and notes.
The Jaguars defensive line completely bullied the Texans offensive line from the opening whistle. Signing Calais Campbell and A.J. Bouye in the offseason, plus with the development of Myles Jack , Dante Fowler and Yannick Ngakoue , the expectations were that the Jaguars defense would control the tempo of the game and field position.
Cameron Jordan (team-leading 7.5 sacks) and linebacker Craig Robertson (club-best 114 tackles) made their marks previous year and rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore is hoping to do the same with the NFL's worst pass defense. Outlook: The Monday night nightcap of the NFL's opening weekend could be hugely important in the grand scope of this season, as both the Chargers and Broncos look like possible playoff contenders in the NFL's best division.
This week it's the Bolts in Denver against the Broncos so let's start with the visitors. The Chargers are kicking off a new era as they play their first meaningful game since moving in the offseason from their longtime San Diego home.