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Emery confident in Aubameyang-Lacazette pairing

Unai Emery has no doubts that Arsenal strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette can co-exist on the pitch.

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W2W4: Arsenal, Chelsea battle to forge new identities

Arsenal and Chelsea are trying forge new identities when they meet in the Premier League. That and more in our What To Watch For preview.

How big a deal is De Bruyne's injury for Manchester City?

With Kevin De Bruyne set to miss up to three months, Stewart Robson and Shaka Hislop examine the impact his injury will have on Manchester City.


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Saturday's Premier League fixtures

Why Sarri has football's toughest job at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri probably has the toughest job in football given the precarious position Chelsea are in and Roman Abramovich's demands for success.

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Morata, Aubameyang both on borrowed time?

Alvaro Morata and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrived at Chelsea and Arsenal, respectively, in similar fashion. But their futures look different.

Emery coy on whether Cech will start against Chelsea

Arsenal's Unai Emery insists that he has confidence in both Bernd Leno and Petr Cech and their abilities to play out from the back but wouldn't be drawn on who will play against Chelsea.


Kane's versatility makes him more than a pure goal scorer

Harry Kane isn't looking himself in goal-scoring terms, so it's a good thing for Tottenham that he can do more than the number on his back suggests.

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Pochettino - I wouldn't risk players' fitness

Manchester City's De Bruyne suffered a knee injury in training this week, having played until the last weekend of the World Cup.

Pochettino jokes about 'perfecting' Alli's celebration

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino joked to reporters that he had mastered Dele Alli's celebration.


Confessions of a failed Ronaldo fan

For some reason, Cristiano Ronaldo has as many haters as fans. Do we have him all wrong?


Horncastle: Ronaldo ready to spearhead Juve attack

FC's James Horncastle is in Turin to report on the news Cristiano Ronaldo will start in Juventus' opener and Claudio Marchisio has left the club after 25 years.


Ronaldo's Juve arrival can't overshadow team goals

The world will be watching as Cristiano Ronaldo makes his Juventus debut, but the team's success will also depend on a talented supporting cast.

Watch Serie A on ESPN

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo and the stars of Serie A all season long, with every match from the Italian top flight available on ESPN and ESPN+.


ESPN FC's Serie A predictions: Will Ronaldo win top player?

Juventus are the unanimous pick from the FC crew to win Serie A, but not everyone is convinced Cristiano Ronaldo will be player of the year.


Can Ronaldo do for Juventus what he did for Real Madrid?

On the eve of Cristiano Ronaldo's debut for Juventus, Mina Rzouki and Gab Marcotti discuss their expectations for him and how he will be deployed.


How Cristiano Ronaldo affects the Juventus XI

James Horncastle breaks down what he expects the Juventus XI will look like at Chievo after Max Allegri confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo will start.


Allegri: Ronaldo's already shown us extraordinary things

Massimiliano Allegri revealed new signing Cristiano Ronaldo has already impressed in training ahead of their Serie A opener against Chievo.


Ronaldo-mania hits Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo makes his debut for Juventus against Chievo Verona on Saturday. Get hyped.


How will Ronaldo and Juventus line up vs. Chievo?

Stewart Robson reveals his projected Juventus XI as Cristiano Ronaldo gets set to make his Serie A debut against Chievo.



La Liga

Barca boss calls La Liga matches in U.S. 'strange'

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says La Liga's plan to take one fixture per season to the United States or Canada strikes him as "strange."

La Liga in North America: Is the global game going too far?

La Liga is coming to North America, but how do fans feel about it? ESPN FC's La Liga correspondents and bloggers have their say, and you can too.

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La Liga in North America: How other sports fared abroad

While a regular-season La Liga game in the U.S. would be a first for a European football league, other sports have been going abroad for years.



Preseason Week 2 takeaways: Mahomes shows off arm, McCarron fractures collarbone

Week 2 of the preseason is underway. Here are the biggest things we learned for every team.

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NBA Rookies talk best advice, big purchases and LeBron

We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

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NBA superteam rankings: Who has the most star power?

Who really has a superteam, and who's close to being the next one? We rank the top teams into tiers by star power.

Love knew LeBron's decision was between Lakers and Cavs

Kevin Love understands LeBron James leaving Cleveland for Los Angeles to begin a new chapter.


Stephen A.: McCollum is 'a frustrated individual'

Stephen A. Smith understands CJ McCollum's frustrations with NBA superteams.


Simmons: I knew LeBron already picked the Lakers

76ers point-guard Ben Simmons spoke at the unveiling of his NBA 2K19 Australia cover.


Drummond blocks camper's shot with his head

Andre Drummond dominates campers with several blocked shots, followed by a crossover that sets up a jam.


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