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07/08/2020 - 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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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


Lionel Messi 20pts

Lionel Messi 20pts


Surname Only


Ronaldo 60pts


Single Name Only


Richarlison 20pts


Ronaldo will not be happy. He knows his window of opportunity is closing

posted 10h ago by James Horncastle via Serie A – The Athletic

Lionel Messi’s ten stages of greatness posted 14h ago by Michael Cox, Tom Worville and more via Premier League – The Athletic The Richarlison you don’t know posted 14h ago by Jack Lang via Premier League – The Athletic Arsenal saying job losses mean they can keep investing in team just doesn’t wash posted 14h ago by Daniel Taylor via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 49, Robin van Persie posted 14h ago by Sarah Shephard via Premier League – The Athletic Graeme Souness and Liverpool. Will a lost love ever be rekindled? posted 14h ago by Simon Hughes via Premier League – The Athletic Lionel Messi’s ten stages of greatness posted 15h ago by Michael Cox, Tom Worville and more via La Liga – The Athletic


France


Moussa Dembele 20pts

Houssem Aouar 60pts

Kiki Kouyate 20pts

Fikayo Tomori 60pts


Cheikh Ndoye on trial with EA Guingamp getfootballnewsfrance.com●7h

RB Leipzig make contact for Moussa Dembélé – player won’t leave for the sake of it getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Toulouse to sign striker Vakoun Bayo from Celtic getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Manchester City, Juventus & Arsenal interested in Houssem Aouar – L’Équipe getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Metz dreaming of Kiki Kouyaté deal getfootballnewsfrance.com●9h

Rennes begin talks for Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori getfootballnewsfrance.com●11h


Germany


Christian Fruchtl 20pts

Leon Bailey 60pts

Kingsley Coman -20pts

Sven Ulreich 20pts

Tahith Chong 60pts

Tahith Chong 40pts

Alexander Schwolow 20pts

Nordi Mukiele 40pts


Single Name Only


Thiago 20pts

Thiago 20pts


How Alexander Schwolow ended up joining Hertha instead of Schalke 04 bulinews.com●1h

Bayern Munich register interest in Nordi Mukiele (RB Leipzig) getfootballnewsgermany.com●12h

Hansi Flick wary of Chelsea: “Frank Lampard is doing an outstanding job.” getfootballnewsgermany.com●5h

Official | FC Nürnberg sign Bayern Munich stopper Christian Früchtl getfootballnewsgermany.com●5h

PODCAST | The Get German Football News Show – Episode 1 getfootballnewsgermany.com●6h

Agent suggests Leverkusen could let Leon Bailey go for a suitable price bulinews.com●7h

Kingsley Coman ruled out of Bayern's second-leg clash with Chelsea bulinews.com●7h

Bayern to kick off the new Bundesliga season against Schalke 04 bulinews.com●9h

Report: Celtic make contact with Sven Ulreich over possible transfer bulinews.com●11h

Hansi Flick will not stop Thiago from leaving Bayern Munich getfootballnewsgermany.com●12h

Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong wants to join Werder Bremen, confirms agent bulinews.com●12h

Werder Bremen close in on Tahith Chong (Manchester United) loan getfootballnewsgermany.com●12h

Bayern München coach Hansi Flick 'understands' if Thiago wants Premier League move bulinews.com●12h


Italy


Leonardo Bonucci 140pts


Surname Only


Higuain 20pts

Sanchez 40pts

Ronaldo 20pts

Juventus Player Ratings: Ronaldo not enough | Forza Italian Football

forzaitalianfootball.com

Sarri on his future: "I don't think highly competent directors like ours make decisions based on one game." - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●10h

Leonardo Bonucci following Juventus' Champions League elimination: "The main goal was to win the league." - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●10h

Higuain expected to rescind Juventus contract | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Fiorentina lead Atletico Madrid in chase for Arsenal midfielder | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

New Roma president looking to poach Juventus director | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Sanchez completes permanent Inter switch from Manchester United | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com


Spain


Joao Felix 60pts

Claudio Bravo 20pts

Marc Roca 20pts

Cristiano Ronaldo 20pts

Caglar Soyuncu 60pts

James Rodriguez 60pts

Arda Turan 20pts

Gareth Bale 20pts

Diogo Leite 60pts

Raphael Varane -40pts

Raheem Serling 100pts

Gabriel Jesus 60pts

Karim Benzema 20pts

Raheem Sterling 20pts


Surname Only


Calabria 20pts

Hernandez 60pts

Dembele 20pts

Bravo 20pts

Oblak 80pts

Ramos 20pts

Varane 20pts

Varane 20pts


Fuenlabrada miss out on Segunda play-off spot with Deportivo defeat - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Ramos did more in the stands than the players did on the pitch marca.com●10h

Varane: This defeat is mine, I have to accept it marca.com●11h

Raphael Varane takes responsibility for errors in Real Madrid defeat at Manchester City - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

Raheem Sterling hails Manchester City energy in Real Madrid win - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

Manchester City 2-1 win dumps Real Madrid out of the Champions League - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Varane gifts Manchester City two goals marca.com●12h

(Video) Gabriel Jesus restores Manchester City's lead against Real Madrid - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

(Video) Karim Benzema heads Real Madrid level against Manchester City - Football Espana football-espana.net●13h

RFEF call a meeting to discuss start of non-professional football marca.com●13h

(Video) Raheem Sterling nets vital opener against Real Madrid - Football Espana football-espana.net●13h

Pauleta: It's time for players who make the difference to step up, like Joao Felix marca.com●55m

Calabria and Claudio Bravo linked with Real Betis marca.com●2h

Atalanta move for Espanyol star Marc Roca - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

Valencia had agreement to sign Man United's Cristiano Ronaldo in 2006 - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Granada favourites for Watford forward Hernandez - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Barcelona have just 13 senior players for Napoli tie, Dembele misses out - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Real Betis consider move for Man City goalkeeper Bravo - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Villarreal plan to raid Valencia for midfield duo - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Barcelona eye Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Atletico Madrid return to training with caution marca.com●4h

Perea: I would like to see James Rodriguez at Atletico Madrid marca.com●4h

Arda Turan takes 87 percent wage cut after joining Galatasaray from Barcelona - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Oblak: Atletico Madrid are going to Lisbon full of excitement marca.com●4h

Gareth Bale videoed playing golf after deciding against travelling with Real Madrid squad to Manchester - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Valencia to sign Porto defender Diogo Leite - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Deportivo and Numancia call for Tebas to be stripped of his functions marca.com●6h

Barcelona boss Setien: "It has never crossed my mind that this is my last game" - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

Manchester City have spent €209m more than Real Madrid on midfielders - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

The Atleti Territory is here marca.com●6h


UK


Barcelona: Quique Setien not worried as Champions League resumes bbc.co.uk●9h

Manchester City have potential to win Champions League, says Guardiola theguardian.com●10h

Lyon condemn Juventus to another exit despite Cristiano Ronaldo double theguardian.com●11h

The three options remaining in Newcastle United takeover saga telegraph.co.uk●11h

Callum Hudson-Odoi must use Bayern game to prove his worth to Frank Lampard and Chelsea telegraph.co.uk●11h

Gareth Bale has exhausted his stock of public sympathy, it is time for self-respect to kick in telegraph.co.uk●11h

Phil Foden stars to offer Manchester City glimpse of multiple futures theguardian.com●11h

Jesus ensures stylish Manchester City sweep past Real Madrid theguardian.com●11h

Chelsea weighing up Rennes offer to take Fikayo Tomori on loan theguardian.com●13h

Coach accuses president of Haiti FA of sexual abuses over many years theguardian.com●32m

Wolves must cut squad if they qualify for Europe after FFP breach theguardian.com●2h

The Fiver | Those innocent days when sales of toilet paper were stable theguardian.com●3h

Ajax keen to take Ryan Sessegnon on loan from Tottenham theguardian.com●5h

Footballers face 12-match bans for making racist comments in private messages telegraph.co.uk●5h

Nicola Sturgeon takes aim at Aberdeen players after match called off theguardian.com●6h

League One and League Two clubs pass vote to bring in salary cap theguardian.com●7h

Spurs agree fee with Southampton for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg while Kyle Walker-Peters heads other way telegraph.co.uk●8h

Jorginho's agent opens door to Juventus move, raising possibility of Chelsea bid for Declan Rice telegraph.co.uk●8h

Exclusive: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang close to signing new three-year Arsenal deal telegraph.co.uk●8h

Chelsea weighing up Rennes offer to take Fikayo Tomori on loan theguardian.com●8h

It’s the Bandinis 2020! The complete review of Serie A's 2019-20 season theguardian.com●8h

Chelsea to open Women's Super League title defence at Manchester United theguardian.com●9h

Salary caps approved by League One and League Two clubs in vote for greater stability telegraph.co.uk●9h

Liverpool dominate nominations for Premier League end-of-season awards telegraph.co.uk●10h

Stop insulting Scottish football — that's for us fans to do telegraph.co.uk●10h

Tottenham aim to rise funds to sign right-back Zeki Celik by offloading Serge Aurier or Juan Foyth telegraph.co.uk●10h

Football transfer rumours: Jorginho to Juventus? David Silva to Lazio? theguardian.com●11h

Chelsea players cannot holiday or return home to countries on UK quarantine list telegraph.co.uk●11h

AC Milan keen on Lucas Torreira with Arsenal open to selling midfielder telegraph.co.uk●11h

Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2019-20? theguardian.com●12h

Zinedine Zidane's back-to-basics approach gives Real Madrid hope against City | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●12h

Ajax keen to sign Ryan Sessegnon on loan from Tottenham telegraph.co.uk●12h


General


Van der Vaart hopes Kane remains with Mourinho at Tottenham goal.com●9h

Lyon boss Garcia: Loss to Juve was the happiest defeat of my career! goal.com●9h

'I am the coach of Real Madrid, that's it' – Zidane dismisses doubts over his future goal.com●9h

'Serie A was our main goal' - Bonucci plays down Juventus' Champions League exit | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Juventus put in a 'great performance' despite Champions League exit, claims Sarri goal.com●9h

'I find this offensive' - Sarri angry as his Juventus future is questioned after Champions League exit goal.com●9h

'Ronaldo will stay with us' - Juventus president Agnelli says Portugal star will return next season goal.com●9h

Van der Vaart hopes Kane remains with Mourinho at Tottenham | Goal.com goal.com●9h

'I work to be like Ronaldo' - Man City match-winner Jesus channels Brazilian legend goal.com●9h

'We have to beat the big clubs' - Guardiola says Real Madrid triumph is not enough for Manchester CIty goal.com●9h

Ready for the throne: Man City no longer have anything to fear after toppling kings of Europe goal.com●9h

'This is my defeat' - Varane takes responsibility for Madrid Champions League exit after Man City horror show goal.com●9h

'I am the coach of Real Madrid, that's it' – Zidane dismisses doubts over his future | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Lyon boss Garcia: Loss to Juve was the happiest defeat of my career! | Goal.com goal.com●9h

'I find this offensive' - Sarri angry as his Juventus future is questioned after Champions League exit | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Champions League: Real Madrid is Spain's best team but a long way behind Europe's best sportingnews.com●10h

Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid (4-2 agg): Sterling, Jesus seal quarter-final spot goal.com●10h

Juventus 2-1 Lyon (2-2 agg): Ronaldo heroics not enough as Bianconeri crash out on away goals goal.com●10h

A wake-up call for Real Madrid - Spain's best team but a long way behind Europe's best goal.com●10h

'I work to be like Ronaldo' - Man City match-winner Jesus channels Brazilian legend | Goal.com goal.com●10h

'We have to beat the big clubs' - Guardiola says Real Madrid triumph is not enough for Manchester CIty | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Ready for the throne: Man City no longer have anything to fear after toppling kings of Europe | Goal.com goal.com●10h

PSG manager Tuchel joins club's growing injury list after breaking foot | Goal.com goal.com●1h

Bale won't play for Real again, Wolves 'a threat' to Chelsea, Thiago to Liverpool talksport.com●2h

‘Messi carrying Barcelona’s whole team on his shoulders’ – Edmilson sees Blaugrana suffering ‘shady moment’ goal.com●2h

Werder Bremen confirm talks with Man Utd over Chong deal goal.com●2h

Will FIFA 21 have VAR? goal.com●2h

‘Sancho is a future Ballon d’Or winner’ – Man Utd a ‘great move’ for winger, says former coach goal.com●2h

‘David Silva loves Serie A & could play until he’s 40’ – Man City star’s father responds to Lazio links goal.com●2h

Five things you might not know about Kieran Trippier goal.com●2h

Manchester United decide not to release any players under 19 football365.com●5h

Charlton future in doubt as three people from ESI fail EFL directors’ and owners’ test talksport.com●5h

Eric Cantona: A guiding light for those who just don’t fit in... football365.com●5h

Why Willian is 'upset and offended' with Chelsea as Arsenal switch edges closer talksport.com●5h

'The Busquets of Bayern' could be the key to unlocking Mourinho's Spurs talksport.com●5h

Liverpool have the best new Premier League home kit and it really isn't fair football365.com●5h

'Not impressed' by Lampard, Ole is not 'the one' and more mails... football365.com●5h

Bale won't play for Real again, Aubameyang's £250K deal, Jorginho to help Rice move talksport.com●6h

Nicola Sturgeon ‘furious' at Aberdeen players for trip to bar as two test positive talksport.com●6h

Arsenal transfer round-up: Aubameyang contract update, Willian close, Partey blow talksport.com●6h

Liverpool stars dominate as Premier League announce nominees for end of season awards talksport.com●6h

Ronaldo agreed to leave Man Utd for Valencia in 2006 but move never happened, claims Carboni goal.com●6h

'It has not crossed my mind' - Setien not thinking Barcelona's Champions League showdown with Napoli will be his last game goal.com●6h

Fabregas posts special tribute to Cagigao after Arsenal exit goal.com●6h

Northern Ireland boss backs Lewis to make step up at Liverpool football365.com●6h

Ronaldo agreed to leave Man Utd for Valencia in 2006 but move never happened | Goal.com goal.com●7h

Spurs set to drive £20m asking price down as they target striker football365.com●7h

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