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05/08/2020 - 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.


Live news feeds at https://www.indexnotes.co.uk/news

Headlines only: https://www.indexnotes.co.uk/headlines

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


Full description of sample study and indicative points allocation here.


The Athletic


Jamal Lewis 20pts

Luka Modric 20pts

Mason Greenwood 20pts


Surname Only


Alexander-Arnold 60pts

Doherty 60pts

Ake 40pts


The inside story of how Manchester City signed Ake (and why United didn’t)

posted 12h ago by Sam Lee, Peter Rutzler and more via Premier League – The Athletic

Liverpool value Jamal Lewis at £10m – Norwich will ‘pick up the phone’ at £20m posted 35m ago by James Pearce, Michael Bailey and more via Premier League – The Athletic

A decade of Doherty – the £75k bargain second only to Alexander-Arnold in stats posted 10h ago by Tim Spiers via Premier League – The Athletic Inter are bending over backwards for Conte – but will he ever be happy there? posted 12h ago by James Horncastle via Serie A – The Athletic Thank you for making our first year a big success posted 12h ago by Alex Kay-Jelski via Serie A – The Athletic ‘Madrid are always favourites’ – Real plot a Champions League comeback posted 12h ago by Dermot Corrigan via La Liga – The Athletic Thank you for making our first year a big success

posted 12h ago by Alex Kay-Jelski via La Liga – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 51, Luka Modric posted 12h ago by Jack Pitt-Brooke via La Liga – The Athletic Thank you for making our first year a big success posted 12h ago by Alex Kay-Jelski via Bundesliga – The Athletic ‘Madrid are always favourites’ – Real plot a Champions League comeback posted 12h ago by Dermot Corrigan via Premier League – The Athletic

Thank you for making our first year a big success posted 12h ago by Alex Kay-Jelski via Premier League – The Athletic The ‘(Club X) Way’ delusion posted 12h ago by Adam Hurrey via Premier League – The Athletic The matches that made Mason Greenwood posted 12h ago by Laurie Whitwell via Premier League – The Athletic The evolution of Liverpool’s front three posted 12h ago by James Pearce and Tom Worville via Premier League – The Athletic How does Everton’s recruitment work? posted 12h ago by Patrick Boyland via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 51, Luka Modric posted 12h ago by Jack Pitt-Brooke via Premier League – The Athletic


France


Stephane Ruffier -20pts

Younes Belhanda 20pts


Single Name Only


Gabriel 20pts


Arsenal make advance in bid to sign Gabriel from Lille getfootballnewsfrance.com●12h

St Étienne elect to remove Stéphane Ruffier from 1st team activities entirely after he refused to be #2 getfootballnewsfrance.com●13h

Dijon to sign Pape Cheikh Diop on loan from Lyon getfootballnewsfrance.com●13h

Younes Belhanda on the market, Galatasaray hand him bizarre fine getfootballnewsfrance.com●13h

Midfielder Jordan Adéoti to join Norwegian side Sarpsborg 08 getfootballnewsfrance.com●4h

Montpellier to land Jonas Omlin from FC Basel getfootballnewsfrance.com●4h


Germany


Leon Bailey 20pts

Frank Baumann 20pts

Max Kruse 20pts

Ilkay Gundogan 20pts

Kai Havertz 20pts

Jadon Sancho 40pts

Tahith Chong 60pts

David Alaba 60pts

Jerome Boateng 20pts

Jerome Boateng 20pts

David Alaba 20pts

Max Kruse 20pts

Jadon Sancho 20pts

Jadon Sancho 20pts


David Alaba (Bayern Munich) offered to PSG getfootballnewsgermany.com●10h

Werder Bremen not an option for Max Kruse getfootballnewsgermany.com●10h

Hans-Joachim Watzke offers Jadon Sancho update: “There has been no contact between Manchester United & Borussia Dortmund.” getfootballnewsgermany.com●11h

Wolfsburg knocked out of the Europa League after loss to Shakhtar bulinews.com●12h

No negotiations with Manchester United for Jadon Sancho, claim Dortmund bosses bulinews.com●12h

Leon Bailey linked with Everton and Tottenham bulinews.com●3h

Frank Baumann confirms Max Kruse has turned down an offer from Werder bulinews.com●3h

Ilkay Gündogan: 'Kai Havertz's potential is unlimited' bulinews.com●3h

Intermediary used in negotiations between Manchester United & Borussia Dortmund for Jadon Sancho getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Werder Bremen interested in Manchester United’s Tahith Chong getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Bayern Munich close to finalising Barry Hepburn deal; Aaron Hickey to visit Säbener Straße getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Uli Hoeness urges David Alaba to stay at Bayern: 'A million here or there isn't that important' bulinews.com●6h

Hertha set to sign Groningen full-back Deyovaisio Zeefuik bulinews.com●8h

Bayern Munich would be open to selling Jérôme Boateng getfootballnewsgermany.com●10h

FC Köln coach Markus Gisdol pens contract extension bulinews.com●10h

FC Köln head coach Markus Gisdol signs 3-year contract extension getfootballnewsgermany.com●10h

Jerome Boateng to play for his future at Bayern bulinews.com●10h


Italy


Alexis Sanchez 20pts

Official | Milan confirm signing of Pierre Kalulu on five-year deal from Lyon - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●9h

Torino president Cairo confirms Marco Giampaolo arrival as final details are decided on two-year deal - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●11h

Inter CEO Beppe Marotta confirms Alexis Sánchez signing on permanent deal, to be announced tomorrow - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●11h

FEATURE | Serie A Season Review #1: SPAL Ferrara - Get Italian Football News

getfootballnewsitaly.com●6h

Bologna 2019/20 Season Review | Forza Italian Football

forzaitalianfootball.com


Spain


Gareth Bale 60pts

Takefusa Kubo 40pts

Pione Sisto 20pts


Surname Only


Parejo 20pts

Salisu 60pts

Oblak 20pts

Carrasco 60pts

Llorente 60pts

Lukaku 100pts

Reguilon 100pts

Umtiti 60pts

Messi 60pts

Suarez 60pts

Griezmann 60pts

Mandi 40pts

Kroos 40pts


Single Name Only


Casemiro 20pts

Ederson 20pts


Celta Vigo winger Pione Sisto to rejoin Danish club Midtjylland - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Barcelona to play Messi, Suarez and Griezmann in hope of outscoring Napoli - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Another cruel goodbye for EuroGeta marca.com●10h

No Liverpool approach for Betis defender Mandi - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Casemiro claims new Real Madrid contract is complicated - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Kroos chooses the line-up he dreams of for his final game marca.com●10h

Getafe out of Europa League after defeat at Inter - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Leipzig and their similarities to Atletico Madrid marca.com●10h

The one Simeone is missing marca.com●10h

Barcelona president Bartomeu condemns Napoli counterpart on Covid-19 claims - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Lopetegui: Sevilla have to be at our best because Roma are Italy's most in form team marca.com●12h

Futre: With Simeone at Atletico I'm not afraid of anyone marca.com●12h

Ederson: From a very poor family, didn't want to be a goalkeeper, called 'fat', world record, more than 30 tattoos ... marca.com●13h

Bergantinos: All dressing room codes have been broken and I have my suspicions marca.com●1h

Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid squad for Champions League trip to Man City - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Serie A sides gear up for Spanish tests in Europe - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Valencia captain Parejo set for Villarreal move - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

Southampton sign Valladolid defender Salisu - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Villarreal reach deal to sign Real Madrid teen Takefusa Kubo - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Atletico Madrid are depending on Oblak marca.com●4h

Pablo Machin named new Alaves head coach marca.com●4h

Gudelj on COVID-19 positive: The worst is that I don't feel anything and I still can't help the team marca.com●5h

Catalan government confirm Barcelona against Napoli safe for Camp Nou - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Carrasco and Llorente: From subs in the Champions League round of 16 to starters in the quarter final marca.com●5h

Djene: I'm not as strong as Lukaku but strength alone is not enough, intelligence is important marca.com●5h

Cerezo: Simeone can play how he wants because the results are indisputable marca.com●6h

Reguilon: Winning the Europa League would be the icing on the cake marca.com●6h

Roma contenders to sign Barcelona defender Umtiti - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Alaves appoint Pablo Machin as new boss - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Messi sueña con la Champions, La Decimocuarta está más cerca - MARCA.com marca.com●17h


UK


Premier League needs to update and bar human-rights abusers, says Amnesty theguardian.com●8h

Champions League incentive will drive Wolves on against Olympiakos theguardian.com●9h

The five subs rule threatens the competitive nature of the Premier League, it should be thrown out telegraph.co.uk●9h

Casemiro: 'Even today I get a little nervous talking to Zidane' theguardian.com●10h

Martial strikes late against Lask as United ease through in Europa League theguardian.com●10h

Amnesty International urges Premier League to overhaul 'hopelessly unsuited' owners’ and directors’ test telegraph.co.uk●10h

Backlash expected as Premier League clubs set to vote on continued use of five substitutes telegraph.co.uk●11h

Nuno Espirito Santo joins calls for Premier League season start date to be reconsidered telegraph.co.uk●11h

Celtic's attacking full-backs earn comparisons with Andy Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold telegraph.co.uk●11h

Will Fulham go big in the transfer market or will they play it sensible this time around? telegraph.co.uk●11h

Manchester City complete £41m deal for 'leader' Nathan Aké from Bournemouth theguardian.com●12h

Manchester United ready to walk away from Jadon Sancho deal if Borussia Dortmund do not lower £108m fee telegraph.co.uk●13h

Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid squad for Manchester City game theguardian.com●13h

Nathan Ake completes £41m move to Manchester City from Bournemouth telegraph.co.uk●14h

The view from the pubs at Griffin Park as Brentford miss out on promotion theguardian.com●44m

Crystal Palace want Brentford's Ollie Watkins and offer deal to Ryan Fraser theguardian.com●54m

Fulham can learn from their 2018 promotion, which led to a letdown theguardian.com●1h

Racism in Britain: the time for denial is over | Letters theguardian.com●1h

Fulham's Premier League return and footballing bookworms - Football Weekly theguardian.com●2h

The Fiver | Manchester United, Fred the Red and that slender five-goal advantage theguardian.com●2h

Arsenal plan 55 redundancies 'to enable us to continue to invest in the team' theguardian.com●3h

Which clubs were in the top flight when Leeds were last there? bbc.co.uk●5h

Anelka: Misunderstood review – subtle portrait of an enigmatic talent theguardian.com●6h

Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid squad for Champions League tie at Manchester City telegraph.co.uk●7h

Jurgen Klopp signs deal with Adidas as Liverpool start lucrative Nike sponsorship telegraph.co.uk●7h

Around the world with Zé Maria: from Brazil to Parma, Inter, Kenya and back theguardian.com●7h

Arsenal to make 55 redundancies due to impact of coronavirus on club's finances telegraph.co.uk●8h

Kai Havertz's focus is on Bayer Leverkusen, insists manager Peter Bosz telegraph.co.uk●8h

Footballers who have had club shirts retired having played very few games theguardian.com●8h

European football is back: Can Manchester City out-think Real Madrid again and are Man Utd home and dry? telegraph.co.uk●9h

Aston Villa in pursuit of £18m Brentford striker Ollie Watkins telegraph.co.uk●9h

Football transfer rumours: Jamal Lewis and Aïssa Mandi to Liverpool? theguardian.com●9h

Scott Parker: Fulham won't make same mistakes after securing Premier League promotion – video theguardian.com●10h

Liverpool will have to pay £20m for Jamal Lewis with Norwich under no pressure to sell telegraph.co.uk●10h

Slaven Bilic to listen to offers for Kieran Gibbs as West Brom aim to streamline telegraph.co.uk●10h

Restart football's innovations offer glimpse of game's TV-centred future theguardian.com●10h

The France football captain who murdered for Hitler – podcast theguardian.com●13h

Harrison Reed to consider £8m switch to Fulham following Southampton loan deal telegraph.co.uk●19h


General

DAZN teams with Steve Nash on Champions League video series sportingnews.com●8h

Scholes slams 'not good enough' Lingard and suggests he could leave Man Utd | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Solskjaer confirms permanent Inter move for Man Utd flop Sanchez | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Manchester United debutant praised as new 'leader' by delighted Solskjaer football365.com●9h

Inter 2-0 Getafe: Lukaku and Eriksen seal Europa League progress goal.com●9h

Manchester United 2-1 LASK (7-1 agg): Solskjaer's side ease into Europa League quarter-finals goal.com●9h

Champions League bracket 2020: Teams, standings, schedule & more to know for UEFA Round of 16 matches sportingnews.com●9h

Fulham will learn from mistakes of last disastrous PL campaign, says Parker talksport.com●9h

Lukaku joins Eto'o, Ronaldo and Milito in exclusive Inter club with Europa League goal | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Brazilian club Pelotas blames 'third party' for monkey chants broadcast over loudspeaker as part of fake crowd noise | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Ighalo fails to eclipse 95-year Manchester United record against LASK goal.com●10h

Man United rip up Sanchez contract as flop joins Inter on free transfer - reports talksport.com●10h

Lingard can't stop scoring - but second-string Man United fail to impress talksport.com●10h

Bale suffers latest Zidane insult as suspended Ramos travels to Man City over him talksport.com●10h

Arsenal plan 55 redundancies, United threaten to drop Sancho pursuit, Chelsea boost talksport.com●10h

Sanchez and Man Utd almost done as Inter make huge claim - Football365 football365.com●10h

Arsenal staff left shocked as Gunners axe talent spotter Cagigao | Goal.com goal.com●52m

Arsenal plan 55 redundancies, United threaten to drop Sancho pursuit, Chelsea boost talksport.com●1h

Man United and Villa warned Sancho and Grealish deals 'could upset dressing room' talksport.com●2h

Arsenal offer Willian three-year £100k-a-week deal - as club announce 55 job cuts talksport.com●3h

Wolves boss Nuno echoes Lampard's thoughts on PL restart - Football365 football365.com●3h

Arsenal announce 55 redundancies due to coronavirus - Football365 football365.com●3h

'Dressed up' Solskjaer would have been fired by Chelsea - Football365 football365.com●3h

Arsenal announce 55 staff to lose jobs as part of cost-saving measures talksport.com●4h

'He's the king!' - Aubameyang tipped to stay at Arsenal as Man Utd 'aren't bigger' than Gunners | Goal.com goal.com●4h

Chelsea target Havertz '100%' committed to Bayer Leverkusen - Football365 football365.com●4h

Willian ‘better than Pepe’ and a no-brainer signing for Arsenal, says Gunners icon talksport.com●4h

'Idol' Mane could get transfer wish as Liverpool eye 'little brother' - Football365 football365.com●4h

Man United may drop Sancho pursuit, City to complete Ake deal, Liverpool eye defender talksport.com●4h

Leeds win the Double; Burnley in a European final; West Ham down football365.com●4h

'It made me want to sign even more' - Torres reveals what Guardiola said to him before joining Manchester City | Goal.com goal.com●4h

'Lots of players don't make it' - Gradel reveals why he rejected Arsenal for Leicester | Goal.com goal.com●5h

'It was an honour to play with David Silva' - Kolo Toure hails departing Manchester City great | Goal.com goal.com●5h

Townsend thought Kolasinac would 'batter' him after taunting Arsenal ace in bust-up talksport.com●5h

Bryan says Fulham now have 'winning mentality' they previously lacked to compete talksport.com●5h

Ndombele to benefit but England ace dropped - How Spurs could look with Hojbjerg talksport.com●5h

'His legend status was secure long ago' - Barcelona star Messi pays tribute to Real Madrid hero Casillas after retirement | Goal.com goal.com●5h

'I wanted to stay' - New Manchester City winger Torres angry at Valencia hierarchy and reveals he was forced out | Goal.com goal.com●5h

How Chelsea's interest in Brighton star could scupper Leeds - Football365 football365.com●5h

Parker explains how Fulham will avoid 'clear errors' of last PL season - Football365 football365.com●5h

Manchester City 'more than a match' for Real Madrid but must be wary of Benezma threat, says Lescott | Goal.com goal.com●6h

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