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November 5, 2021 at 11:40 am EDT
Max Kilman signs deal with Wolves
Max Kilman has signed a new contract with Wolves until 2026.
The center-back has been a mainstay of Bruno Lage’s squad this season and has impressed throughout, although he often comes across as a right-center-back despite his left foot.
Athleticism Tim Spiers has more on Kilman’s new contract here.
(Photo: Jack Thomas – WWFC / Wolves via Getty Images)
November 5, 2021 at 11:10 am EDT
Explaining Man United’s £ 660million debt
Manchester United are one of the biggest football clubs in the world, with sources of income that others can only dream of.
They’re also not afraid to spend either, with significant spending going to Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Donny van de Beek in recent seasons.
So how do they have over half a billion pounds in debt? Athleticism Matt Slater explains.
Explained: Manchester United, Glazers and £ 660million in debt
November 5, 2021 at 10:26 am EDT
Germany names the young team
It’s a talented but young team for Hansi Flick here.
Adeyemi, Wirtz, Nmecha, Musiala are all very promising players and all are included in Flick’s selection.
There is no room for Timo Werner, however, as he recovers from an injury.
November 5, 2021 at 9:59 a.m. EDT
Lindelof doubts for Manchester derby
Manchester United center-back Victor Lindelof is in doubt for tomorrow’s Manchester derby as he still suffers from an injury.
This compounds United’s defensive problems, with Raphael Varane still out for at least a month.
More information about Lindelof here.
November 5, 2021 at 9:40 a.m. EDT
Firmino out for at least four months with hamstring injury
Very bad news for Liverpool, with Roberto Firmino being ruled out for at least a month due to a hamstring problem he contracted in the 2-0 win over Atletico on Wednesday.
“It’s a big blow,” Klopp added. “I don’t know exactly but over 4 weeks … a serious injury. Let’s see, Bobby is a quick healer.
More on this injury here.
November 5, 2021 at 9:35 am EDT
England Under-21 squad announced
Lee Carsley has named his team for the matches against the Czech Republic and Georgia.
There has been no call-up for West Ham’s Ben Johnson but senior prospects Emile Smith Rowe and Conor Gallagher remain with the Under-21 squad.
Anthony Gordon of Everton, meanwhile, wins his first call-up in this age group.
Fleetwood Town’s James Hill has also been called up, after the 19-year-old center-back has been in excellent form for his club this season.
November 5, 2021 at 9:03 am EDT
49ers Enterprises increases stake in Leeds to 44%
The 49rs Enterprises increased its stake in Leeds United to 44%.
As a result, Andrea Radrizzani’s Aser Ventures group, which bought Leeds in January 2017 before buying 100% of the club that summer, saw its share drop to 56% of the club.
Athleticism Phil Hay has more on what this means for the Elland Road club.
November 5, 2021 at 8:08 am EDT
Kane: Conte makes players want to put bodies into play
Harry Kane doesn’t often give post-game interviews, but has spoken of Antonio Conte’s influence at Spurs after just a few days on the job.
“His CV speaks for itself. He has won trophies at the highest level, with the biggest clubs, so everyone is delighted to learn and work under him,” said Kane.
“That passion that he shows every day, every meeting, every workout is what you thrive on. You play games wanting to put your body on the line for him. You can already feel it.”
November 5, 2021 at 8:02 am EDT
Newcastle new owners invest more than £ 30million in the club to cover costs
The drama never ends in Newcastle, does it?
The new group of owners had to invest more than £ 30million in the club to cover running costs, with the cash injection not related to January transfer window spending.
Athleticism George Caulkin has more below.
Newcastle new owners have invested over £ 30million in the club to fund running costs
November 5, 2021 at 7:47 EDT
Belgium is taking action!
They all do, now Belgium have also named their squad for the World Cup qualifiers next week.
Roberto Martinez has called up 29 players, including Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga.
The other usual Premier League suspects are also named, with Kevin De Bruyne, Youri Tielemans and Timothy Castagne among the selection, but Romelu Lukaku goes missing as he recovers from injury.
November 5, 2021 at 7:36 EDT
Netherlands team announced
Few surprises here from Louis van Gaal, since he appoints his team for the trip to Montenegro and the visit of Norway during the next international break.
November 5, 2021 at 7:15 am EDT
Barcelona agree to pay Xavi’s release clause to Al Sadd
Staggering news from Qatar, if not eagerly awaited at this point, that Barcelona have agreed to pay Xavi’s release clause to Al Sadd.
The clause payment, estimated at € 5million, paves the way for Xavi to become Barcelona’s head coach.
More information on this breaking news here.
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November 5, 2021 at 7:11 EDT
Spain nominate squad for World Cup qualifiers
Spain have named their squad for their upcoming qualifying matches against Greece and Sweden.
Leeds United striker Rodrigo has been recalled but there is no room for Brighton’s Marc Cucurella.
Barcelona’s youngster Gavi is once again part of Luis Enrique’s squad, while there is a comeback for his team-mate Ansu Fati.
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November 5, 2021 at 6:37 EDT
Rangers operating losses rise to £ 23.5million
After their 1-1 draw with Brondby last night, there is more bad news for the Rangers this morning.
Their accounts have gone down and reveal their operating losses increased to £ 23.5million, a 19% increase.
More on this story here.