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The reason Arsenal can only sign loan players

Unai Emery's comments last week raised eyebrows, but you can trace Arsenal's financial difficulties to last year and the signings of expensive players yet to live up to their price tags.

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How do you stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Take the mic away? Avoid him? Kick him? MLS coaches have their (tongue-in-cheek) say on how to stop the great man.


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Transfer Talk: Arsenal willing to pay Ozil to leave

Arsenal are willing to pay some of Mesut Ozil's wages after he leaves the Emirates if that would encourage a move. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Isco, Morata, Malcom & more

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more.


January Transfer Tracker for Europe's top clubs

With the winter transfer window open across Europe, see which players have left which clubs and where they are headed with our transfer tracker.


Premier League: 20 goals in 90 seconds


Blackburn 2-4 Newcastle: Magpies leave it late


Spurs left door open for Man United counter

Craig Burley goes to the tape and demonstrates how the pace of Manchester United's front three played a key role in their win at Tottenham.


Roma 4-0 Virtus Entella: Roma breezes into quarters


On the Spot: Was Salah's penalty the correct call?

Stewart Robson and former Premier League referee Peter Walton review all of the weekend's biggest decisions including Mo Salah's penalty in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Brighton.


Major League Soccer

De Boer: Only need to update Atlanta's hardware a little


How do you stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Take the mic away? Avoid him? Kick him? MLS coaches have their (tongue-in-cheek) say on how to stop the great man.


Porter: Ownership why I joined 'new Crew'

Caleb Porter walks through his decision on choosing Columbus Crew SC and his hopes of creating new energy with the new Crew.


De Boer eyes CONCACAF CL title


You Have To Answer: Tim Howard


Schelotto: I'm very excited to work with Ibrahimovic

ESPN FC's Seb Salazar sits down with Guillermo Barros Schelotto to talk his move to LA Galaxy and what his objectives are for his first season in charge.


LAFC's Bradley challenges Carlos Vela in 2019


English Premier League

In Dembele, Premier League losing its most unique player

Mousa Dembele never fit categorization during his time in the Premier League and his unique skill set might never be seen again.

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Emery's Arsenal honeymoon is over

Arsenal have lost four of their past eight games and are showing the kind of defensive frailty that turned fans against Arsene Wenger.

Premier League in 90 Seconds: Ben Foster is a strange man

Get caught up on the Premier League weekend with the Exploding Heads in a convenient 90-second (plus stoppages) package.



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Liga MX Power Rankings: America, Chivas reign atop early

The Liga MX Power Rankings are back, but with a twist. Every week we'll also explore a new topic, with this week focusing on key offseason moves.

Europeo of the week: 'Tecatito' Corona shines

"Tecatito" put on a show with two assists to help FC Porto to a win before helping out by playing at right-back, so deserves the award.

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