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16/08/2020 - 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


Romelu Lukaku 20pts

The Athletic


Clubs discuss repeat of single-legged CL format… but it won’t be here to stay posted 1h ago by Adam Crafton via Bundesliga – The Athletic

Clubs discuss repeat of single-legged CL format… but it won’t be here to stay posted 2h ago by Adam Crafton via Serie A – The Athletic

Cox: Guardiola picked a Mourinho team, City had no style – and no success either posted 10h ago by Michael Cox via Premier League – The Athletic

The Comeback: No. 24 – Stokes’ nerveless Ashes ton as England held its breath posted 10h ago by Richard Sutcliffe via Premier League – The Athletic

‘Sevilla became addicted to success in Europe after 2006 UEFA Cup’ posted 10h ago by Dermot Corrigan via Premier League – The Athletic

How Romelu Lukaku is ‘doing something extraordinary’ at Inter Milan posted 14h ago by James Horncastle and Tom Worville via Premier League – The Athletic

Explained: How football will welcome fans back to stadiums posted 14h ago by Matt Slater and Chris WaughviaPremier League – The Athletic


France


Boulaye Dia 40pts


Marseille announce 3 new suspected COVID-19 cases in the 1st team squad, 5 days away from league start

getfootballnewsfrance.com●8h

Marseille, Rennes & Brighton retain interest in deal for Reims attacker Boulaye Dia getfootballnewsfrance.com●7h

ANALYSIS | Atalanta 1-2 PSG – how Thomas Tuchel enabled Paris to create their own luck getfootballnewsfrance.com●16h


Germany


Dayot Upamecano 20pts

Valentino Lazaro 40pts

Luca Waldschmidt 20pts

Tahith Chong 40pts

Thomas Muller 20pts

Tahith Chong 40pts


Surname Only


Reinier 20pts


First Name Only 40pts


RB Leipzig rule out Dayot Upamecano sale: “You don’t renew your contract just to change.” getfootballnewsgermany.com●26m

Gladbach in advanced negotiations to sign Valentino Lazaro from Inter getfootballnewsgermany.com●37m

Real Madrid’s Reinier to Borussia Dortmund is “in the pipeline.” getfootballnewsgermany.com●1h

Freiburg receive €15 million for Luca Waldschmidt getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Official | Werder Bremen sign Manchester United attacker Tahith Chong getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Franz Beckenbauer: 'Thomas Müller should play for Germany again' bulinews.com●4h

Thiago has reportedly agreed a four-year deal with Liverpool bulinews.com●5h

Official: Werder sign Tahith Chong on loan from Manchester United bulinews.com●6h


Italy


Single Name Only


Allan 60pts


Atlético Madrid and Borussia Dortmund interested in Napoli's Allan - asking price set at €40m - Get Italian Football News

getfootballnewsitaly.com●11h

Conte confident ahead of tomorrow's Shakhtar clash: "The word 'fear' is not a part of my vocabulary." - Get Italian Football News

getfootballnewsitaly.com●36m


Spain


Nacho Fernandez 40pts

Lionel Messi 40pts


Surname Only


Ter Stegen 40pts


Single Name Only


Allan 20pts

Allan 40pts


Ronald Koeman set to replace Quique Setien as Barcelona boss - Football Espana football-espana.net●7h

Barcelona reportedly confirm Quique Setien's sacking - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Girona and Elche set up Segunda Division play off final showdown - Football Espana football-espana.net●8h

Lopetegui: When you get to a final, you want to win it marca.com●9h

Atletico Madrid have a team for the long-term marca.com●9h

Atletico Madrid to reignite interest in Napoli star Allan - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

If only Spain or Real Madrid had let Julen Lopetegui do his work... marca.com●9h

Sevilla continue to make Europa League history marca.com●9h

Sevilla edge out Manchester United in Europa League semi-final clash - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Benfica want Real Madrid star Nacho Fernandez ahead of 2020-21 season - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Valencia eye summer move for Brazilian star Leo Cittadini - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Barcelona to allow Lionel Messi to decide his future this summer - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Koeman caught at Barcelona airport marca.com●11h

Ronald Koeman becomes frontrunner to be Barcelona coach marca.com●12h

The keys for Sevilla to eliminate Manchester United in the Europa League semi-final marca.com●3h

Atletico Madrid standing at the gates of a new golden age marca.com●3h

The trio who Atletico Madrid fans want to leave marca.com●5h

Murthy hires a bodyguard after receiving threats marca.com●8h

Atletico Madrid ready to pay 40 million euros for Allan marca.com●8h

MARCA survey results: Barcelona fans want snap elections and Xavi as next coach marca.com●9h

Setien in and out of Barcelona within seven months marca.com●10h

Ter Stegen: I don't want to search for excuses because there are none marca.com●21h


UK


Women's Champions League last eight team guides – No 1: Arsenal theguardian.com●7h

Solskjær blames youth and poor finishing for Manchester United defeat theguardian.com●8h

USA star Rose Lavelle acquired by OL Reign ahead of expected move abroad theguardian.com●8h

Luuk de Jong sinks Manchester United and puts Sevilla in Europa League final theguardian.com●9h

Guardiola not looking to 'find excuses' for Man City exit bbc.co.uk●10h

Wigan's former owner Kay asked about administration before his takeover theguardian.com●1h

Rangers miss chance to move clear at top after goalless draw at Livingston theguardian.com●1h

To suggest Pep Guardiola has failed is ridiculous – but Champions League losses grate theguardian.com●2h

Gung ho against Real to matching up Lyon – Pep's Champions League pain theguardian.com●5h

Manchester United's Tahith Chong set for loan to Werder Bremen theguardian.com●6h

'Supernatural': how French media reacted to Lyon's win over Man City theguardian.com●6h

Rangers miss chance to extend lead over Celtic as dogged Livingston fight for draw telegraph.co.uk●6h

Another Champions League failure for Pep Guardiola, but he is gearing up to 're-challenge' himself with City telegraph.co.uk●7h

Arsenal's Lydia Williams and Steph Catley start with the tall order of PSG theguardian.com●8h

Arsenal's post-Wenger vision has been dismantled within two years - what is going on? telegraph.co.uk●8h

Aaron Ramsdale on the brink of joining Sheffield United telegraph.co.uk●8h

Manchester United winger Tahith Chong completes season-long loan to Werder Bremen telegraph.co.uk●9h

Celtic and Aberdeen players who flouted quarantine rules face punishment from Scottish football's authorities telegraph.co.uk●9h

David Goldblatt: ‘What is a football club? Its supporters’ theguardian.com●10h

'Three years in a row': Pep Guardiola bemoans latest Champions League quarter-final collapse - video theguardian.com●10h

First lady of football: ‘I could follow a game as well as any sweaty man’ theguardian.com●12h

Solskjær hopes to make final the first of many for Manchester United | Paul Wilson theguardian.com●13h

Champions League final 2020: When is it, what time is kick-off and what TV channel is it on? telegraph.co.uk●13h

Aymeric Laporte admits Man City's Champions League exit after Var controversy is 'hard to accept' telegraph.co.uk●13h

Mike McGrath's transfer notebook: Leeds United will look to Germany international Robin Koch if they fail to land Ben White telegraph.co.uk●13h

How the home team advantage is lost when no one's watching | Torsten Bell theguardian.com●14h

Ex-Scotland manager Brown remembers football in WW2 bbc.co.uk●14h

Is Messi's time at Barcelona coming to an end? bbc.co.uk●14h

Livingston 0-0 Rangers: Hosts claim point despite Lyndon Dykes absence bbc.co.uk●20h

Why did Pep Guardiola suck the joy and freedom out of Manchester City? | Barney Ronay theguardian.com●20h


General


How many penalties have Manchester United been awarded this season? | Goal.com goal.com●5h

Club Brugge showed the right attitude to beat KAS Eupen – Diatta goal.com●5h

Manchester United have an extraordinary path ahead of them - Lopetegui goal.com●5h

Solskjaer rues poor finishing as Man Utd slip to Europa League defeat goal.com●5h

Fernandes explains Lindelof argument after Man Utd's Europa League exit goal.com●6h

Solskjaer says Man Utd need signings to compete for Premier League title goal.com●6h

'The best team lost' - Maguire laments missed chances as Man Utd crash of out Europa League to Sevilla goal.com●6h

Sevilla smash-and-grab shows Solskjaer exactly where Man Utd are lacking goal.com●6h

'If Sancho's in the team, Man Utd would've scored' - Scholes tips Dortmund star for move after Sevilla disappointment goal.com●6h

Man Utd hit 31-year low after Europa League semi-final defeat to Sevilla goal.com●6h

Manchester United have an extraordinary path ahead of them - Lopetegui | Goal.com goal.com●7h

Solskjaer rues poor finishing as Man Utd slip to Europa League defeat | Goal.com goal.com●7h

Solskjaer says Man Utd need signings to compete for Premier League title | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Fernandes explains Lindelof argument after Man Utd's Europa League exit | Goal.com goal.com●8h

'The best team lost' - Maguire laments missed chances as Man Utd crash of out Europa League to Sevilla | Goal.com goal.com●8h

'If Sancho's in the team, Man Utd would've scored' - Scholes tips Dortmund star for move after Sevilla disappointment | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Man Utd hit 31-year low after Europa League semi-final defeat to Sevilla | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Solskjaer: 'Tired' Man Utd have 'come quite a distance' - Football365 football365.com●8h

Solskjaer tight-lipped over Sancho transfer links after Man United’s UEL exit talksport.com●8h

Sevilla smash-and-grab shows Solskjaer exactly where Man Utd are lacking | Goal.com goal.com●8h

Wan-Bissaka sleeps as Man Utd crumble to semi-final defeat - Football365 football365.com●8h

Diatta’s brace powers Club Brugge past Musona’s KAS Eupen goal.com●9h

Sevilla 2-1 Manchester United: De Jong fires Sevilla into Europa League final goal.com●9h

Man Utd set European penalty mark with Fernandes opener against Sevilla goal.com●9h

'Son of a b****' - Lindelof and Fernandes in angry altercation during Man Utd defeat talksport.com●9h

Silva tells ‘pathetic’ Liverpool fans to ‘find a partner’ after Man City’s UCL exit talksport.com●2h

Man City star Bernardo slams 'pathetic' Liverpool fans for mocking Lyon defeat | Goal.com goal.com●2h

Cameroon conquers the Champions League goal.com●2h

Arsenal director Venkatesham 'impatient' to compete for more trophies after Sanllehi departure goal.com●2h

Rumminegge 'surprised' by Bayern Munich reaction to historic Barcelona win goal.com●2h

‘Beckham really wanted me’ - Matuidi on swapping Juventus for Inter Miami as he keeps door open to France goal.com●2h

Manchester United youngster Chong joins Werder Bremen on one-year loan goal.com●2h

Borussia Dortmund and Hyderabad announce multi-year partnership goal.com●2h

'Rice's Chelsea exit affected me a lot' - Mount reflects on hurdles to breakthrough at Stamford Bridge goal.com●2h

'Nobody expected us at that level' - Lyon goalkeeper Lopes revels in Champions League underdog status goal.com●2h

‘I enjoy playing against the best in the world’ – Lyon’s Cornet delighted with performance against Manchester City goal.com●2h

'It’s good to be back' - Brewster ready to help Liverpool defend Premier League title goal.com●2h

Lukaku has 'found his happiness' at Inter after leaving Manchester United, says Van Persie goal.com●2h

'The show must go on!' - Guardiola needs to act quickly to cure Manchester City's Champions League hangover goal.com●2h

Podolski backs Werner to succeed in first Premier League season football365.com●3h

'I just say wow!' - Boateng awed by Davies after Bayern star's performance against Barcelona goal.com●3h

Watch Man Utd target Sancho humiliate Vienna defender with sublime skill for BVB talksport.com●3h

Barcelona put first team players up for sale following poor season football365.com●3h

Aubameyang teases new Arsenal contract with cryptic social media post talksport.com●3h

James: I wanted to leave Real Madrid and the club wouldn't let me | Goal.com goal.com●3h

Leicester look at Sevilla keeper Rico as Schmeichel successor football365.com●3h

Leeds target German defender Koch as alternative to White football365.com●4h

Man United face Arsenal in 'leaked' Premier League opening fixtures talksport.com●4h

Man Utd youngster joins Werder Bremen on season-long loan deal football365.com●5h

Rumminegge 'surprised' by Bayern Munich reaction to historic Barcelona win | Goal.com goal.com●5h

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