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14/08/2020 - 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


Sadio Mane 20pts

Brandon Williams 20pts

Raheem Sterling 20pts


Surname Only


Upamecano 20pts

Fati 80pts

McNeil 20pts


Single Name Only


Willian 20pts


Explained: the Premier League’s letter about Newcastle’s failed takeover

posted 9h ago by Chris Waugh and Matt Slater via Premier League – The Athletic

‘Out of this world’ Upamecano is the centre-back wanted by all of Europe posted 1h ago by Raphael Honigstein via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 37, Sadio Mane posted 1h ago by Carl Anka via Premier League – The Athletic ‘Out of this world’ Upamecano is the centre-back wanted by all of Europe posted 2h ago by Raphael Honigstein via Bundesliga – The Athletic Cox: Leipzig rotations tormented Atletico and underlined Nagelsmann’s brilliance posted 5h ago by Michael Cox via Premier League – The Athletic Cox: Leipzig rotations tormented Atletico and underlined Nagelsmann’s brilliance posted 6h ago by Michael Cox via Bundesliga – The Athletic The bottom line is Willian can play Arteta’s idea of football posted 9h ago by James McNicholas and Jack Lang via Premier League – The Athletic Simeone’s successes have distorted things. Atletico are not a ‘superclub’ posted 9h ago by Dermot Corrigan via La Liga – The Athletic Bissau to Barca: How Fati debuted at 16 with ‘perfect blend of Europe and Africa’ posted 13h ago by Oliver Kay and Adam Crafton via Premier League – The Athletic Why Brandon Williams will always keep visiting his mother’s greasy spoon posted 13h ago by Daniel Taylor via Premier League – The Athletic Mauricio Pochettino is in no rush, so what is he waiting for…? posted 13h ago by Jack Pitt-Brooke via Premier League – The Athletic How can Lyon still compete in the age of the superclub? posted 13h ago by Adam Crafton and more via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 38, Raheem Sterling posted 13h ago by Sam Lee via Premier League – The Athletic Can Chelsea shift the deadwood? posted 13h ago by Liam Twomey and Dominic Fifield via Premier League – The Athletic Explained: English football’s fixture pile-up posted 13h ago by Ali Humayun, Charlotte Harpur and more via Premier League – The Athletic McNeil’s priority is playing regularly – and if he goes, it won’t be cheaply posted 13h ago by Andy Jones via Premier League – The Athletic McNeil’s priority is playing regularly – and if he goes, it won’t be cheaply posted 14h ago by Andy Jones via Serie A – The Athletic Bissau to Barca: How Fati debuted at 16 with ‘perfect blend of Europe and Africa’ posted 15h ago by Oliver Kay and Adam Crafton via La Liga – The Athletic


France


Samuel Umtiti 60pts

Jean-Clair Todibo 60pts

Miguel Trauco 20pts

Nayef Aguerd 60pts

Issiaga Sylla 20pts

Mateo Guendouzi 20pts

Houssem Aouar 20pts

Houssem Aouar 20pts


Arsenal offered Mattéo Guendouzi + cash for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar – L’Équipe getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Houssem Aouar on Man City match: “A job interview, no, no, but it is always flattering to be linked to such teams.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●9h

Samuel Umtiti follows Jean-Clair Todibo in testing positive for COVID-19 getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h

Olympiakos continue to push for St Étienne left-back Miguel Trauco getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h

Wolfsburg make €4.5m bid for Sochaux defender Maxence Lacroix getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h

Bruno Genesio sees a chance for his former club Lyon to beat Manchester City getfootballnewsfrance.com●3h

PSG fined €30k by UEFA for late kick-off against Atalanta getfootballnewsfrance.com●3h

Sochaux waiting for Manchester United to move after setting €3m asking price for Willy Kambwala getfootballnewsfrance.com●3h

Nantes make €2m bid for Oleg Reabciuk (Paços) getfootballnewsfrance.com●4h

Official | Rennes sign central defender Nayef Aguerd getfootballnewsfrance.com●5h

Official | RC Lens sign Issiaga Sylla from Toulouse getfootballnewsfrance.com●10h


Germany


Kai Havertz 20pts

Weston Mckennie 20pts

Lukas Klostermann 80pts


Surname Only


Reinier 60pts

Neuer 20pts


Bayern Munich crushed Barcelona

bulinews.com●10h

Kai Havertz wants to make the next step – Bayer Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro getfootballnewsgermany.com●3h

Borussia Dortmund interested in Real Madrid attacker Reinier getfootballnewsgermany.com●3h

Weston McKennie’s move to Hertha Berlin appears to be off getfootballnewsgermany.com●3h

Lukas Klostermann would be happy to continue in central defence bulinews.com●9h

Rudi Völler critical of Leverkusen's Europa League performance against Inter bulinews.com●11h

Stefan Kiessling: Neuer and ter Stegen are geniuses bulinews.com●13h


Italy


Alexandre Lacazette 20pts

Marash Kumbulla 20pts


Alexandre Lacazette among transfer suggestions as Juventus look to reinforce attack - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●2h

Inter set to beat Lazio to Marash Kumbulla signing - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●2h


Spain


Ivan Perisic 20pts

Serge Gnabry 20pts

Gerard Pique -20pts

Gerard Pique -40pts

Alphonso Davies -40pts


Surname Only


Gimenez 20pts

Umtiti 100pts

Parejo 80pts

Messi -40pts

Coutinho -20pts

Suarez 20pts

Pique -40pts


Single Name Only


Koke 20pts


Barcelona star Gerard Pique slams unacceptable Champions League exit - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

Messi cuts a devastated figure in the Barcelona dressing room marca.com●8h

Coutinho compounds Barcelona misery marca.com●9h

Maldini: This is the tsunami that's going to wipe out everyone: Setien, Bartomeu, Suarez... marca.com●9h

Bartomeu: It's time to make decisions, I've already thought about some of them marca.com●9h

Setien: Now Barcelona have to draw conclusions and make decisions marca.com●9h

Gerard Pique admits Barcelona need wholesale changes following Bayern Munich demolition - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Pique: Disgrace is the word, I'll leave if I have to marca.com●10h

Farewell Setien, but he can't be the only one to leave marca.com●10h

Barcelona make unwanted history in Champions League capitulation marca.com●10h

Barcelona destroyed by Bayern Munich in 8-2 Champions League quarter final exit - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

(Video) Outrageous run from Alphonso Davies hands Bayern Munich 5-2 lead - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

The manic half hour which saw Bayern Munich destroy Barcelona marca.com●11h

(Video) Ivan Perisic and Serge Gnabry reestablish Bayern Munich's lead over Barcelona - Football Espana football-espana.net●26m

Koke and Gimenez lift Atletico Madrid morale marca.com●54m

Huge concern at Real Madrid over alarming financial situation - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Jordi Cruyff appointed at Chinese Super League club - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

End of the line for Simeone marca.com●1h

Atletico Madrid president backs Simeone after Champions League exit - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Barcelona defender Umtiti tests positive for Covid-19 - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Rio Ferdinand: Simeone is a lunatic marca.com●2h

Parejo: Villarreal is the best place I could be marca.com●2h

La Liga reject Spanish FA on 24-team Segunda - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Celta Vigo complete deal for Real Madrid midfielder - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Atletico Madrid have roughly 15 days to recharge their batteries marca.com●5h

Borussia Dortmund favourites to land Real Madrid's Brazilian star - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

The big Atletico Madrid survey: It's time to grade the 2019/20 campaign marca.com●7h

This is why Real Madrid contacted Nagelsmann marca.com●9h

Another European disappointment for Atletico Madrid marca.com●10h


UK


Saturday's gossip column bbc.co.uk●9h

Gerard Piqué admits 'rock bottom' Barcelona need new blood theguardian.com●9h

Bayern Munich deliver Champions League demolition of dismal Barcelona theguardian.com●10h

Pep Guardiola admits Champions League pressure is constant for Man City – video theguardian.com●10h

Pep Guardiola plays down Manchester City's Champions League chances theguardian.com●1h

Referee Sam Allison: 'As a black man in this world there are challenges' theguardian.com●2h

Why so much Neymar rage? He is the complete attacking footballer | Barney Ronay theguardian.com●2h

The Fiver | Willian, Arsenal and a brand new earworm. Ah yes, money theguardian.com●5h

Premier League CEO responds to plea for clarity over Newcastle takeover theguardian.com●5h

Gabriel Jesus needs extra finish to shine up front for Manchester City | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●7h

Newcastle deal collapsed because Saudi Arabia refused to deny that it would be in control of the club telegraph.co.uk●8h

West Ham owners urged to rethink season ticket renewal policy telegraph.co.uk●8h

Sarina Wiegman to succeed Neville as England manager from September 2021 theguardian.com●8h

Frank Lampard among Premier League staff and players rushing back from France telegraph.co.uk●8h

Jadon Sancho latest: Borussia Dortmund chief says decision to keep player 'set in stone' telegraph.co.uk●8h

How Memphis Depay went from Manchester United flop to Man City's biggest headache telegraph.co.uk●10h

Willian outlines Arteta's influence after signing three-year Arsenal deal theguardian.com●10h

All or Nothing: series charts Mourinho's arrival and a season at Spurs – video trailer theguardian.com●11h

Football transfer rumours: Cristiano Ronaldo not heading to Barcelona? theguardian.com●11h

Meet Sarina Wiegman - the coach who changed the face of Dutch women's football telegraph.co.uk●13h

Clubs step up plans for fans at football matches, with October return hoped for telegraph.co.uk●13h

Arsenal due to announce Willian signing this weekend on three-year deal telegraph.co.uk●13h

Team Ozil or Team Arsenal? An ugly mess with both sides at fault and the only real winner is Mesut's bank account telegraph.co.uk●13h

FA Cup replays scrapped for next season, but FA wins battle to keep key rounds in weekend dates telegraph.co.uk●13h

Sarina Wiegman named next head coach of England Women to replace Phil Neville telegraph.co.uk●14h

How Raheem Sterling has saved his best form for the Champions League this season telegraph.co.uk●14h

Watford to appoint Serbian Vladimir Ivic as new head coach telegraph.co.uk●14h

Arsenal keen on signing Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara telegraph.co.uk●14h

Can Man Utd sign both Sancho & Grealish? bbc.co.uk●15h


General


'It was fun beating Messi' - Bayern star Goretzka has no sympathy for Barcelona and their superstar | Goal.com goal.com●8h

'Announcements will be made' - Barcelona president Bartomeu hints at changes after Bayern humiliation | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Messi and Ronaldo both miss Champions League semi-final for first time in 15 years goal.com●8h

Alphonso Davies, Bayern Munich show Lionel Messi, Barcelona who's boss in Champions League rout sportingnews.com●8h

'Brutal...but we're not done yet' - Kimmich sends warning after Bayern's annihilation of Barcelona goal.com●8h

Setien dodges Barca future question after Bayern humiliation goal.com●8h

Brilliant Bayern Munich set multiple records with Barcelona hammering goal.com●8h

'If we need new blood, I'll be the first to go' - Pique admits Barca must change after hitting 'rock-bottom' goal.com●8h

The most shocking soccer signings of the 21st century sportingnews.com●8h

'Brutal...but we're not done yet' - Kimmich sends warning after Bayern's annihilation of Barcelona | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Messi and Ronaldo both miss Champions League semi-final for first time in 15 years | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Bayern München News | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Brilliant Bayern Munich set multiple records with Barcelona hammering | Goal.com goal.com●9h

'If we need new blood, I'll be the first to go' - Pique admits Barca must change after hitting 'rock-bottom' | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Players who haunted parent clubs in Europe as Coutinho bags double against Barcelona talksport.com●10h

Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich: Bundesliga champions obliterate dismal Blaugrana to book semi-final spot goal.com●10h

Barcelona obliterated! Nobody can stop Bayern Munich from winning the Champions League now goal.com●10h

'Best team in the world'? Historically bad Barcelona humiliated by Bayern Munich goal.com●10h

'Best team in the world'? Historically bad Barcelona humiliated by Bayern Munich | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Barcelona obliterated! Nobody can stop Bayern Munich from winning the Champions League now | Goal.com goal.com●10h

‘I choose Lens’ – Seko Fofana ready to depart Udinese goal.com●10h

'I'd 8-2 be a Barcelona fan!' - Blaugrana humiliated by Bayern Munich thrashing goal.com●10h

'Alaba wants to make the match interesting!' - Bayern defender slated for comedy own goal against Barcelona goal.com●10h

Muller makes Barcelona suffer once more after breaking German Champions League record goal.com●10h

Competition for Sancho, Liverpool make Thiago approach, Dybala to the Premier League? talksport.com●1h

There are no favourites! Guardiola says anything can happen in the Champions League | Goal.com goal.com●2h

'He’ll be back' - Guardiola says departing Manchester City legend Silva will get Etihad tribute goal.com●2h

Vertonghen signs for Benfica on free transfer after leaving Spurs goal.com●2h

Injured Aguero to miss Manchester City's Champions League quarter final against Lyon goal.com●2h

Why Premier League drink breaks and five subs will no longer happen goal.com●2h

Barcelona defender Umtiti returns positive coronavirus test | Goal.com goal.com●2h

Ex-Tottenham defender joins Benfica on three-year deal talksport.com●3h

‘A ball can Start Something Priceless' – Mourinho joins football legends discussing the power of the beautiful game | Goal.com goal.com●3h

'Messi gives Barca the edge over anyone' - Mascherano backs former club to down favourites Bayern goal.com●4h

SPFL charges Celtic and Aberdeen over Covid-19 protocol breaches goal.com●4h

'Formidable' - Ferdinand lauds Upamecano as RB Leipzig reach Champions League semi-finals goal.com●4h

Upamecano’s dominant Atletico performance epitomises RB Leipzig character goal.com●4h

‘It’s my favourite album of the year’ - Music, gaming and life in lockdown with Antoine Griezmann goal.com●4h

Guardiola hasn't achieved anything with Manchester City that nobody else has, claims Ferdinand goal.com●4h

FC Dallas reveal Cannon received death threats after calling out booing fans goal.com●4h

SPFL charges Celtic and Aberdeen over Covid-19 protocol breaches | Goal.com goal.com●4h

Arsenal appear to troll fans over Aubameyang announcement as Willian deal is confirmed talksport.com●4h

Wiegman to replace Neville as England Women boss next year - Football365 football365.com●5h

Masters breaks Premier League silence on Newcastle takeover football365.com●5h

Guardiola hasn't achieved anything with Manchester City that nobody else has, claims Ferdinand | Goal.com goal.com●5h

Dortmund CEO dismisses Sancho claims of ex-Man Utd duo - Football365 football365.com●6h

What is the record for most Champions League goals in a single season? goal.com●6h

‘It’s my favourite album of the year’ - Music, gaming and life in lockdown with Antoine Griezmann | Goal.com goal.com●6h

FIFA 21: Release dates, price, consoles, new features & pre-order news goal.com●6h

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