21/12/2020 - Football News Headlines from Europe (+ The Athletic)

Daily headlines from European football media outlets with The Athletic added, following the Football Index Media Review.

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The Athletic

Where Arteta is right and wrong about Arsenal’s xG percentages posted 1h ago by Tom Worville via Premier League – The Athletic Decoys and driving runs behind Solskjaer’s Man United exposing Bielsa’s Leeds posted 6h ago by Michael Cox via Premier League – The Athletic The lost Ballon d’Or: a case for Sadio Mane, the physical riddle posted 13h ago by Sebastian Stafford-Bloor via Premier League – The Athletic Why Solskjaer turned to McTominay and James to unpick Bielsa posted 15h ago by Laurie Whitwell via Premier League – The Athletic Spurs’ supposed squad depth looks a myth in week they drop from 1st to 5th posted 15h ago by Jack Pitt-Brooke via Premier League – The Athletic Inside Carlo Ancelotti’s first year at Everton posted 15h ago by Patrick Boyland and Greg O'Keeffe via Premier League – The Athletic John Stones: The resurrection posted 15h ago by Sam Lee via Premier League – The Athletic



Report: Teenage striking sensation Malick Sanogo may see Bundesliga action soon bulinews.com●2h

Jonas Hofmann travels with Gladbach to the Saarland bulinews.com●3h

Lukas Klostermann rejoins Leipzig in time for Pokal fixture bulinews.com●4h

Huub Stevens licensing situation puts pressure on Schalke to find new trainer quickly bulinews.com●5h

Training camp to keep slumping Sancho and Bellingham in Germany through Christmas bulinews.com●5h

Erling Haaland 'on schedule' to return in January bulinews.com●6h

Report: Mainz to dismiss Jan-Moritz Lichte after Pokal match bulinews.com●6h

Marcus Thuram gets long suspension for spitting bulinews.com●6h

Bender twins to retire at the end of the season bulinews.com●8h

Dayot Upamecano's RB Leipzig future 'open', Julian Nagelsmann to stay long term bulinews.com●12h

Marcel Sabitzer not concerned about his contract situation bulinews.com●12h

Hertha coach Bruno Labbadia blasts Matheus Cunha after 4-1 loss to Freiburg bulinews.com●13h

Bundesliga Team of the Week: Matchday 13 bulinews.com●14h


Rossi: Fiorentina is a second home for me, I want to prove I can still play | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Cassano: ‘Inter had signed Leao’ | Football Italia football-italia.net

Juventus to make McKennie’s move permanent | Football Italia football-italia.net

Who is new Atalanta signing Joakim Maehle? | Football Italia football-italia.net

Chelsea defender sparks AC Milan and Roma interest after expressing frustration | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Serie A Player of the Week | Round 13 | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Lightning quick AC Milan smash more records as unbeaten run continues | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

PODCAST: Fetishising Cristiano Ronaldo | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Serie A Team of the Week | Round 13 | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Luis Suárez questioned over pre-arranged Italian language exam as transcript is revealed - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●6h

Atalanta want €10 million for Gomez, but the captain wants to leave on a free | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com

Maran sacked by Genoa, Ballardini likely to return for fourth stint | Forza Italian Football forzaitalianfootball.com


Zidane makes things more difficult than ever for the substitutes marca.com●10h

Sorteo de Lotería de Navidad en directo | El Gordo, todos los premios, reintegros y pedreas en vivo marca.com●3h

LaLiga Santander is a two-horse race marca.com●22h

Benzema wins Di Stefano Trophy: It's an honour to unseat Messi and Ronaldo marca.com●13h

Koeman: For me, it was a penalty against Ramos marca.com●17h

Kroos quips back at social media critic marca.com●15h

Atletico Madrid face La Liga title test at Real Sociedad - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Sergio: It's never a good time to face Barcelona marca.com●10h

Lionel Messi on Diego Maradona tribute: "It's a beautiful memory on a very special day" - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

Benzema fuels debate in France: Will he overtake Platini as third-best French scorer? marca.com●6h

Renovated Santiago Bernabeu could raise Real Madrid's revenue to north of a billion a year - Football Espana football-espana.net●46m

Karim Benzema wins Alfredo di Stefano award in end-of-season awards - Football Espana football-espana.net●27m

Toni Kroos sets hater straight on Twitter - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Mikel Arteta said to be interested in another Real Madrid midfielder - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

Primera Iberdrola roundup: Atletico Madrid defeat Real Madrid in first ever capital derby - Football Espana football-espana.net●1h

Real Madrid without star midfielder for Granada clash - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

Sergio Ramos responds to Cristobal Soria on social media - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

Messi: I had a very bad time, I dragged it with me at the beginning of the season marca.com●11h

This evening's Spanish football headlines dominated by Messi's future and a worried Koeman - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Espanyol have a better leading striker than Barcelona - vote 86 percent of fans - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Ronald Koeman full of praise for talented young centre-back - Football Espana football-espana.net●2h

The striker who cannot stop scoring against Barcelona - Football Espana football-espana.net●3h

Joao Felix makes Atletico Madrid squad for Real Sociedad clash marca.com●3h

Barcelona midfielder wanted by La Liga rival on loan deal - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Barcelona name squad for trip to Valladolid - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Juventus join race for Barcelona transfer target - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Former teammate tips Mohamed Salah to move to Spain - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Real Madrid's 20-day revolution under Zinedine Zidane - Football Espana football-espana.net●4h

Luka Modric to miss Granada match marca.com●9h

Diego Simeone gives blunt responses to La Liga title race questions - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Atletico Madrid "not ready" to start with Suarez, Costa and Joao Felix, warns Simeone - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

MARCA hand out awards for 2019/20 season: Courtois, Messi, Benzema... marca.com●5h

Barcelona are in a "complicated situation" admits boss Ronald Koeman - Football Espana football-espana.net●5h

Barcelona presidential hopeful Laporta confident of Messi stay despite club having "lied" to the star - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

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