10/08/2020 - 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

First Name Only

Timo 20pts

The Premier League 60: No 45, Matt Le Tissier posted 1h ago by James Maw via Premier League – The Athletic

The Robinho experiment posted 12h ago by Daniel Taylor and more via Premier League – The Athletic

Nagelsmann exclusive: ‘Some players can step out of Timo’s shadow now’ posted 12h ago by Raphael Honigstein via Premier League – The Athletic

The Premier League 60, No 46: Claude Makelele posted 12h ago by Dominic Fifield via Premier League – The Athletic

Nagelsmann exclusive: ‘Some players can step out of Timo’s shadow now’ posted 13h ago by Raphael Honigstein via Bundesliga – The Athletic


Blaise Matuidi 20pts

Kylian Mbappe 20pts

Bahrain’s investment into Paris FC – what is this all about? getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h

Blaise Matuidi undergoing medical ahead of possible Inter Miami move getfootballnewsfrance.com●5h

Jean-Louis Gasset will replace Paulo Sousa as Bordeaux manager getfootballnewsfrance.com●6h

PSG: Kylian Mbappé back in full training ligue1.com●17h

AVB: 'We're missing options' ligue1.com●17h


Jadon Sancho 20pts

Jadon Sancho 20pts

Weston Mckennie 20pts

Nico Elvedi 20pts

Jerome Boateng -20pts

Kingsley Coman -20pts

Josip Brekalo 60pts

Jadon Sancho 40pts

Jhon Cordoba -20pts

Dayot Upamecano 20pts

Luca Waldschmidt 20pts

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Lukaku 20pts

Lukaku and Inter dump Leverkusen out of the Europa League bulinews.com●10h

Benfica to send representatives to negotiate deal for Luca Waldschmidt getfootballnewsgermany.com●10h

Official | Mainz sign talented Luca Kilian getfootballnewsgermany.com●11h

Jadon Sancho signed new Borussia Dortmund contract until 2023 in secret; no exit clause included getfootballnewsgermany.com●48m

Michael Zorc confirms that Jadon Sancho will stay at Borussia Dortmund bulinews.com●2h

Hertha emerge as front-runners to sign Weston McKennie from Schalke 04 bulinews.com●3h

Nico Elvedi: 'I'm not planning to leave' bulinews.com●4h

Jerome Boateng and Kingsley Coman in training as Bayern prepare for Barcelona clash bulinews.com●6h

Report: Josip Brekalo hopeful of Napoli move bulinews.com●7h

Jadon Sancho part of Dortmund's training camp squad amid Manchester United links bulinews.com●9h

Jhon Cordoba touted for move to England bulinews.com●10h

Report: Dayot Upamecano's new RB Leipzig deal includes a release clause bulinews.com●11h


Fabio Borini 80pts

Blaise Matuidi 20pts

Davide Faraoni 40pts

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Higuain 20pts

Khedira 20pts

Torino interested in signing free agent Fabio Borini - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●10h

Higuaín and Khedira expected to follow Blaise Matuidi on the way out as Juventus look to rejuvenate squad - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●11h

Hellas president Setti reveals Napoli interest in Davide Faraoni - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●11h

Drama, desperation and odd rules: Why to watch the Serie B playoffs | Forza Italian Football



Arthur Melo 20pts

Thomas Lemar 20pts

Antoine Griezmann -40pts

Kingsley Coman 40pts

Jerome Boateng 40pts

Paulo Dybala 20pts

Takefusa Kubo 20pts

Takefusa Kubo 20pts

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Correa 60pts

Vrsaljko 60pts

Carrasco 60pts

Balde 20pts

Odegaard 20pts

Ceballos 20pts

Reguilon 20pts

Parejo 20pts

Coquelin 20pts

Ramos 40pts

Kounde 20pts

Parejo 60pts

Coquelin 60pts

Vrsaljko 60pts

Bale 20pts

Single Name Only

Trincao 60pts

Isco 80pts

Rodrygo 20pts

First Name Only

James 20pts

Keylor -40pts

Barcelona star Antoine Griezmann could be dropped for crunch Bayern Munich clash - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Kingsley Coman and Jerome Boateng passed fit to face Barcelona - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Real Madrid considering €100m bid for Juventus star Paulo Dybala - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Atletico Madrid confirm travel plans for RB Leipzig Champions League clash - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Villarreal confirm loan switch for Real Madrid star Takefusa Kubo - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Florentino, Real Madrid need to sell, but they have to sign as well marca.com●11h

Nuno: Sevilla represent a great challenge, they have incredible pedigree in this competition marca.com●13h

Vrsaljko: I feel fine and don't have any symptoms marca.com●13h

Two Atletico Madrid players who tested positive for COVID-19 won't travel to Lisbon marca.com●13h

James, Bale, Keylor... and Zidane's list of high-profile 'victims' at Real Madrid marca.com●13h

Official: Takefusa Kubo joins Villarreal on loan marca.com●15h

Rodrygo grows while Vinicius stagnates marca.com●16h

Valencia inform health authorities of positive COVID-19 case in their academy marca.com●3h

Spain to play Portugal in Lisbon in October marca.com●5h

Correa and Vrsaljko are the two players who tested positive for coronavirus marca.com●5h

Carrasco: Atletico Madrid deserve a Champions League marca.com●5h

Barcelona signing Trincao named most creative player in Portugal - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

Valencia move for Monaco striker Balde - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

Real Madrid decision on Odegaard future this week - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

The treatment that helped Fuenlabrada handle their COVID-19 outbreak marca.com●7h

Atletico Madrid anxious on Covid-19 results ahead of Champions League trip - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

No Real Madrid decision on Ceballos as Arsenal wait - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Real Madrid listening to offers for Chelsea-target Reguilon - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Barcelona meet with Arthur Melo over contract termination - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Barcelona bewildered with Setien not selecting youth players - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Parejo and Coquelin turn up at Valencia training as they await transfers to Villarreal marca.com●7h

Real Madrid eye Sevilla defender as long term Ramos replacement - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Kounde hits out at fans joking about Thomas Lemar having COVID-19 marca.com●8h

Sell, sell and sell: Nothing changes at Real Madrid marca.com●8h

Pirlo and his love of Isco marca.com●8h

Villarreal reach agreement with Valencia on Parejo, Coquelin deals - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h


Manchester United seal semi-final spot as Bruno Fernandes sinks Copenhagen theguardian.com●9h

Lukaku torments Leverkusen to earn Inter Europa League semi-final place theguardian.com●9h

Liverpool complete signing of Kostas Tsimikas on a five-year contract theguardian.com●12h

Wolves hope to buoy injured Jonny Otto against Sevilla in Europa League theguardian.com●12h

Germany extends ban on Bundesliga crowds in blow to British spectators' hopes of October stadium return telegraph.co.uk●14h

The Champions League and a return for the witch's curse – Football Weekly theguardian.com●14h

Revived Women's Community Shield to take place before men's match theguardian.com●1h

The Champions League and a return for the witch's curse – Football Weekly theguardian.com●1h

George Baldock confirms ambition to represent Greece: 'I’d never turn it down' telegraph.co.uk●2h

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has Tottenham medical ahead of move from Southampton telegraph.co.uk●2h

Willian confirms Chelsea departure as expected Arsenal move nears telegraph.co.uk●2h

Borussia Dortmund insist Jadon Sancho will not leave this summer theguardian.com●2h

The Fiver | Excellent or decidedly average debut seasons as Chelsea manager theguardian.com●2h

Manchester City Women sign USA World Cup winner Sam Mewis theguardian.com●3h

Ahead of the Champions League final stages, football is readying itself to experience a 'very different Lisbon' telegraph.co.uk●4h

The perfect storm that has been gathering over Real Madrid is now threatening to break telegraph.co.uk●4h

Chelsea chairman hails Frank Lampard's 'very successful' first season at Stamford Bridge telegraph.co.uk●4h

Lyon have a new homegrown hero in Maxence Caqueret theguardian.com●5h

Champions League quarter-finals to go ahead as long as teams have 13 players free of Covid-19 telegraph.co.uk●7h

Exclusive: Women's Community Shield to return and take place before men's equivalent at Wembley telegraph.co.uk●7h

Champions League quarter-finals: tie-by-tie analysis and verdicts | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●7h

Football transfer rumours: Liverpool to win race for David Brooks? theguardian.com●10h

Manchester City's Caroline Weir would welcome crowd pilots in women's football telegraph.co.uk●10h

Free agents facing complicated summer in bid for new contracts telegraph.co.uk●10h


'You love to see it' - Dortmund taunt Man Utd over stalled Sancho transfer on social media | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Forget Sancho...Man Utd must sort foundations before building - Football365 football365.com●8h

Solskjaer 'delighted' Man Utd are through after fantastic Copenhagen effort football365.com●8h

Sancho saga far from over as sluggish Man Utd stumble into semi-finals | Goal.com goal.com●8h

'I think they are bluffing' - Sancho backed to make Man Utd switch despite Dortmund stance | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Strasbourg star Mothiba ruled out until 2021 with knee injury goal.com●9h

Lukaku continues to break records by scoring in Inter's Europa League clash with Bayer Leverkusen goal.com●9h

Leeds re-sign Man City winger Harrison for third loan spell goal.com●9h

'Sancho can make the difference' - Hummels delighted after Dortmund vow to keep Man Utd target goal.com●9h

Man United squeeze into Europa League semis, Conte helps Chelsea's Havertz pursuit talksport.com●9h

Chelsea target Havertz scores on what could be farewell Bayer Leverkusen match talksport.com●10h

Lukaku breaks two more records in Inter's Europa League clash with Bayer Leverkusen | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Liverpool complete first summer signing, Dortmund's Sancho statement, Willian latest talksport.com●10h

Leeds re-sign Man City winger Harrison for third loan spell | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Liverpool confirm £11.75m signing of defender Tsimikas from Olympiacos goal.com●11h

'Go and get him, it's simple as that!' - Ferdinand says it would be a mistake for Man Utd to miss out on Sancho | Goal.com goal.com●11h

Dortmund issue Sancho statement, Willian to Arsenal takes big step, Liverpool signing talksport.com●25m

Man United's Sancho deadline, Liverpool signing, Spurs and Leeds battle for striker talksport.com●1h

Arsenal to offer Ozil eye-watering pay-off to leave this summer talksport.com●2h

Dortmund chief makes strong statement amid Sancho's Man United links talksport.com●2h

Meunier opens up on 'outrageous' party culture at PSG goal.com●2h

FIFA 21: Major changes to Ultimate Team include fitness cards purge, co-op mode add & Division Rivals rethink goal.com●2h

Europa League success could set up new winning culture at Manchester United, says Ferdinand goal.com●2h

Inter Miami set to sign Matuidi from Juventus goal.com●2h

Liverpool appoint Gary O'Neil as new Under-23 assistant coach goal.com●2h

Borussia Dortmund give Sancho transfer update amid Man Utd interest | Goal.com goal.com●2h

FIFA 21: Fitness cards removed from Ultimate Team & other changes revealed | Goal.com goal.com●2h

Pirlo yet to obtain UEFA Pro Licence - how will his role at Juventus work? talksport.com●3h

Man Utd ready to make offer that ‘cannot be refused’ for Napoli man - Football365 football365.com●3h

Inter Miami set to sign Matuidi from Juventus | Goal.com goal.com●4h

It's deadline day for Man Utd...are there better options than Sancho? football365.com●4h

Willian to Arsenal, Liverpool agree signing and prep £35m bid, Leeds eye Chelsea ace talksport.com●5h

Atletico Madrid confirm Correa and Vrsaljko have tested positive for coronavirus goal.com●5h

Parejo and Coquelin set to leave Valencia for Villarreal in €13m deal goal.com●5h

Every Premier League club's player of the season - Football365 football365.com●5h

Martinez: I'll leave Arsenal if I don't get more games goal.com●5h

Pirlo was laughing like crazy when he got the Juventus job, says Galliani goal.com●5h

Pogba 'the ideal gift' for Pirlo at Juventus, says Toni goal.com●5h

Sevilla signing Rakitic from Barcelona almost impossible, Monchi claims goal.com●5h

Werner will need time to show his best qualities at Chelsea, says former RB Leipzig team-mate Poulsen goal.com●5h

Atal reiterates Nice commitment amid Real Madrid and Napoli links goal.com●5h

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