Barcelona midfielder Gavi to undergo surgery for knee injury sustained with Spain’s national team

Barcelona midfielder Gavi will undergo surgery to repair a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the club said Monday. Gavi was injured in the first half of Spain’s 3-1 win at Georgia on Sunday in qualifying for the 2024 European Championship. Barcelona said medical exams on Monday also revealed an … Read more

Spain midfielder Gavi leaves European qualifier in tears with apparent leg injury

Spain midfielder Gavi had to be substituted after an apparent right-leg injury in the first half of his team’s final European Championship qualifying game against Georgia on Sunday. The 19-year-old Barcelona player was in tears when he limped off the field in the 24th minute in Valladolid. Gavi took a hard hit to the side … Read more

Manchester United midfielder Casemiro unlikely to return from injury before Christmas

Manchester United midfielder Casemiro is unlikely to play before Christmas after sustaining a hamstring injury. The Brazil international was taken off at halftime of United’s 3-0 loss against Newcastle in the League Cup last week. United initially said he would be out of action for “several weeks,” but on Tuesday manager Erik ten Hag gave … Read more

Editor’s Column: Dom Szobozlai is Liverpool’s best midfielder since Steven Gerrard

When Liverpool signed Dominik Szoboszlai for £60m in the summer, fans were happy. We’d got an attacking midfielder through the door for big money. It all happened relatively quickly and the Reds beat a deadline to pay his £60m release-clause from Rb Leipzig. There were no celebrations in the street, though. No other big European … Read more

Juventus midfielder Pogba provisionally suspended for doping | Football

If found guilty of doping, Pogba, who was star of France’s 2018 World Cup win, could be suspended for up to four years. Juventus’s France midfielder Paul Pogba has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, Italy’s national anti-doping (NADO Italia) tribunal said on Monday. The test, performed after Juve’s 3-0 Serie … Read more

Liverpool were offered the chance to sign Arsenal midfielder on deadline day – Klopp was even interested

According to Daily Express, Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga was reportedly offered to Liverpool before his loan move to Luton Town. The Belgian international, who has been compared to former Manchester City star Yaya Toure, joined Arsenal in 2021 from Anderlecht. Lokonga initially impressed under then-manager Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht, which caught the eye of … Read more

Manchester United signs Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat on loan from Fiorentina

Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat described Manchester United as the “club of my dreams” after completing a season-long loan move to the English team in the final hours of the last day of the transfer window. Amrabat moved on Friday from Italian club Fiorentina, which reportedly received a loan fee of 10 million euros ($10.8 million). … Read more