02/08/2020 - Football News Headlines From UK & Europe (now includes The Athletic)

Daily headlines from UK & European media outlets with The Athletic added, following the Football Index Media Review.

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Media Review 2020: https://www.indexnotes.co.uk/media-review-2020

Full description of sample study and indicative points allocation here.

The Athletic

‘History on a weekly basis’ – Harrogate rise as oldest League club wait for return posted 40m ago by Paul Taylor via Premier League – The Athletic What Chelsea need to do now posted 2h ago by Simon Johnson via Premier League – The Athletic Arsenal must show their two geniuses that this is just the beginning posted 13h ago by James McNicholas via Premier League – The Athletic

The Premier League 60: No 54, Paolo Di Canio posted 16h ago by James Horncastle via Premier League – The Athletic

The women’s transfer window: goodwill, missing medicals and not much money posted 16h ago by Adam Crafton and Oliver Kay via Premier League – The Athletic Chris Brunt’s best West Brom assists – chosen by Chris Brunt posted 16h ago by Steve Madeley via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 54, Paolo Di Canio posted 16h ago by James Horncastle via Serie A – The Athletic


Kylian Mbappe 20pts

Arsène Wenger: “I am basically sure that Kylian Mbappé will play against Atalanta.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Arsène Wenger rates PSG’s Champions’ League chances: “Manchester City & PSG are the two favourites.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●9h


Max Kruse 20pts

Kevin Danso 20pts

Werder Bremen hold preliminary talks with Max Kruse getfootballnewsgermany.com●9h

FC Köln decide against Toni Leistner deal; returns to QPR getfootballnewsgermany.com●9h

Osasuna close to finalising Lucas Torró (Eintracht Frankfurt) transfer getfootballnewsgermany.com●9h

Fortuna Düsseldorf look towards Kevin Danso getfootballnewsgermany.com●9h

Borussia Dortmund 'see no need' to discuss a new deal with Lucien Favre bulinews.com●11h


Chris Smalling 60pts

Surname Only

Ronaldo 20pts

Insigne -60pts

Zaniolo 20pts

Mbappe 100pts

Osimhen 20pts

Aurier 20pts

Messi 20pts

Smalling 20pts

First Name Only

Lautaro 20pts

Single Name Only

Gabriel 40pts

Arthur -20pts

Ronaldo: 'Let's go for another Scudetto' | Football Italia football-italia.net●9h

Chris Smalling set to return to Manchester United as no agreement found with Roma to extend loan - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●9h

The final Serie A 2019/20 standings | Forza Italian Football


Giaretta option for Watford job | Football Italia football-italia.net

Report: Friedkin back in for Roma | Football Italia football-italia.net

Spadafora: 'Serie A was nearly called off' | Football Italia football-italia.net

Liveblog: Serie A Wk38 Final Day | Football Italia football-italia.net

Milan and Napoli want Norwich defender | Football Italia football-italia.net

Lazio physio apologises for Gattuso insult | Football Italia football-italia.net

Insigne awaits injury verdict | Football Italia football-italia.net

Man Utd join Gabriel chase | Football Italia football-italia.net

Capello: 'Zaniolo has Ballon d'Or potential' | Football Italia football-italia.net

Mbappe' miracle for Atalanta game? | Football Italia football-italia.net

Barcelona: 'Arthur behaviour unacceptable' | Football Italia football-italia.net

How much did Osimhen cost Napoli? | Football Italia football-italia.net

Roma have reason to be confident ahead of Europa League campaign | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Liverani: 'Win by all means possible' | Football Italia football-italia.net

Giampaolo chosen for Torino job | Football Italia football-italia.net

Milan step up Aurier pursuit | Football Italia football-italia.net

Could Conte quit Inter? | Football Italia football-italia.net

Bartomeu blocks Inter on Lautaro and Messi | Football Italia football-italia.net

Pochettino seeking 'new horizons' | Football Italia football-italia.net

Report: Roma give up on Smalling | Football Italia football-italia.net

Dida taking new Milan role | Football Italia football-italia.net

Pioli: 'Now build on this Milan' | Football Italia football-italia.net


Yangel Herrera 20pts

Dani Olmo 20pts

Marcos Llorente 20pts

Luka Jovic 20pts

Antonio Adan 20pts

Ivan Rakitic 20pts

Sergio Ramos 20pts

Luka Jovic -20pts

Thiago Alcantara 40pts

Miralem Pjanic 60pts

Eder Militao 20pts

Sergio Ramos 20pts

Arthur Melo 20pts

Surname Only

Morata 60pts

Parejo 20pts

Morata 20pts

Benzema 80pts

Koulibaly 40pts

Dembele -20pts

Mayoral 20pts

Hazard 40pts

Benzema 40pts

Asensio 40pts

Lewandowski 20pts

Single Name Only

Arthur -60pts

Zinedine Zidane faces selection headache ahead of Manchester City clash - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

PSG join the race to sign Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Miralem Pjanic sets Champions League target with Juventus ahead of Barcelona move - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Hazard, Benzema and Asensio make Zidane dream marca.com●10h

Eder Militao ready to step in for Sergio Ramos against Manchester City - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu slams Arthur Melo disrespectful over Juventus move - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Details of Lewandowski's Real Madrid contract revealed marca.com●13h

Only Morata knows the way to European success marca.com●3h

Yangel Herrera: David Villa's adopted son marca.com●3h

Valencia scour the market for Parejo replacement marca.com●3h

Simeone to make 260m euros worth of talent wait marca.com●3h

Marseille the latest club to show an interest in Caio Henrique marca.com●7h

Roma win seven of last eight Serie A games to send a scare to Sevilla marca.com●9h

Dani Olmo: From being welcomed by Morata to being a threat marca.com●9h

The Marcos Llorente example marca.com●9h

Benzema is Europe's best No.9 marca.com●11h

Napoli president confirms he rejected Luka Jovic move - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Atletico Madrid eye Levante's Aitor Fernandez as Antonio Adan replacement - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Sevilla eye summer return for Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic - Football Espana football-espana.net●13h

Saturday's transfer round-up: Koulibaly price tag set, Barcelona want to sell Neto... marca.com●23h

The problem for Dembele marca.com●1d

Mayoral a target for Lazio marca.com●1d

Bartomeu furious with Arthur: He has no reason not to come back, it's an act of indiscipline marca.com●1d

Sergio Ramos will travel to Manchester to lead the comeback marca.com●1d

Real Madrid not letting their guard down with tests on Sunday and Tuesday marca.com●1d

The 'self-destruction' of Luka Jovic: He could ruin his career marca.com●1d


Chelsea deserve delayed start to new season, claims Frank Lampard


Édouard's treble gets Celtic on their way as they chase 10th successive title theguardian.com●2h

Former Chelsea assistant Eddie Newton appointed head coach of Trabzonspor theguardian.com●3h

Harrogate see off Notts County on ascension day for manager Weaver theguardian.com●4h

Absence of fans most conspicuous on FA Cup final day - empty Wembley was a ghastly sight telegraph.co.uk●4h

Mikel Arteta has smoothed Arsenal's knots – driving them on starts here | Barney Ronay theguardian.com●4h

Aubameyang at the double as Arsenal turn tables on Chelsea to win FA Cup – video theguardian.com●4h

Bournemouth split with Eddie Howe, a man who was more than a manager | Ben Fisher theguardian.com●5h

FA urged by trans players to dismiss safety fears expressed by World Rugby when it updates own guidance telegraph.co.uk●5h

Frank Lampard must resolve Chelsea's defensive issues to progress | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●9h

Exclusive: Sheffield United make move for Nottingham Forest defender Matty Cash telegraph.co.uk●10h

Mauricio Pochettino admits he expected more time to turn it around at Tottenham telegraph.co.uk●11h

Eddie Howe to take break from football after leaving Bournemouth telegraph.co.uk●13h

Premier League 2019-20 fans’ verdicts, part two: Manchester City to Wolves theguardian.com●14h

Jude Bellingham will not be the last tyro hightailing it to the Bundesliga theguardian.com●14h

Premier League 2019-20 fans’ verdicts, part one: Arsenal to Liverpool theguardian.com●14h

Celtic 5-1 Hamilton Academical: Odsonne Edouard hat-trick in opening win bbc.co.uk●21h

Listen: Off the Ball's Sunday Supplement bbc.co.uk●21h


Aubameyang can become Arsenal legend by staying - Arteta goal.com●8h

Wenger names his Champions League favourites as he cites decline in competition | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Troost-Ekong helps Udinese end Serie A 2019-20 season with victory over Sassuolo goal.com●9h

Aubameyang can become Arsenal legend by staying - Arteta | Goal.com goal.com●9h

'It's his decision' - Lampard says 'brilliant' Willian must decide his own future goal.com●9h

Lampard: Chelsea injuries show that players are in need of a break goal.com●9h

Victor Moses shifts focus to Europa League after Inter Milan Serie A campaign goal.com●9h

'Selfish Ozil is not bothered about Arsenal' - Gunners star slammed for missing FA Cup win goal.com●9h

Fiorentina's Duncan and Kouame end Serie A campaign with a bang goal.com●9h

Lampard: Chelsea injuries show that players are in need of a break | Goal.com goal.com●10h

'It's his decision' - Lampard says 'brilliant' Willian must decide his own future | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Arsenal News | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Arsenal told Aubameyang 'warrants' massive £500,000 per week salary by club legend talksport.com●10h

'Selfish Ozil is not bothered by Arsenal' - Gunners star slammed for missing FA Cup win | Goal.com goal.com●11h

Premier League clubs will have Howe at the top of their list – Redknapp goal.com●12h

'Selfish' Mesut Ozil blasted by Gunners great - 'He's not bothered about Arsenal' talksport.com●13h

Every PL club's predicted position compared with where they finished in 2019/20 talksport.com●14h

Thiago 'very likely' to complete Premier League move after latest development talksport.com●14h

'Ronaldo is a good person' - Everton's Kean reveals Juventus star's help goal.com●14h

Aurier: AC Milan show interest in Tottenham Hotspur full-back goal.com●14h

‘I have a lot of love for Betis’ – Ceballos refuses to commit to Arsenal future goal.com●4h

Simy: The potential obstacles facing Crotone’s top scorer in Serie A goal.com●4h

Roma’s Zaniolo a potential Ballon d’Or winner, says Capello goal.com●4h

Jenas cites Bale as he urges Kane to consider Spurs exit - Football365 football365.com●4h

Pundit questions 'excuses' made for Lampard at Chelsea - Football365 football365.com●4h

'People have made excuses for him' - Lampard questioned after Cup final defeat talksport.com●5h

Poch 'expected more support' from Spurs after Real Madrid call - Football365 football365.com●5h

Villa to spend £100m on four players including Said Benrahma - Football365 football365.com●5h

Redknapp surprised as Howe leaves Bournemouth but says 'plenty of clubs' will want him talksport.com●6h

Ex-Prem ref slams habitual Anthony Taylor after Chelsea defeat - Football365 football365.com●6h

Man Utd transfer in doubt after Man City move prompts hardball stance football365.com●6h

'Sir Alex took wrong approach against Barca' - Rooney says 'suicidal' tactics led to Man Utd Champions League defeats goal.com●7h

'Man City may never have a better chance to win the Champions League' - Rooney backs Guardiola's side to beat Real goal.com●7h

‘I have to show my heart’ – Militao vows to step up in Ramos absence for Real Madrid against Manchester City goal.com●7h

Arsenal plot raid on £68m defender loved by Liverpool and Klopp football365.com●7h

Lampard must find his inner Mourinho to turn Chelsea's young guns into a winning machine goal.com●7h

From shambles to champagne: How Arteta turned Arsenal's season around goal.com●7h

Ex-Chelsea striker Drogba submits candidacy for Ivory Coast FA presidency goal.com●7h

Pochettino: No Real Madrid regret but I expected more Spurs support goal.com●7h

Sarri's Juventus have the worst Serie A stats of the club's nine title winning seasons goal.com●7h

‘Aubameyang sounds like he’s leaving Arsenal’ – Rio Ferdinand goal.com●7h

Bayern Munich legend Kahn calls for stricter FFP rules after Manchester City overturn UEFA ban goal.com●7h

'You never know what will happen' - Pochettino re-opens door to coaching Barcelona goal.com●7h

Barcelona will not sign Lautaro or Neymar this summer, admits Bartomeu goal.com●7h

Tierney pays tribute to Arsenal physio who helped him overcome injury nightmare before FA Cup glory goal.com●7h

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