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Marcotti's Musings: Man United's Sanchez headache

What should Jose Mourinho do about his under-performing forward? Plus, Juventus got the best of Paulo Dybala, La Liga has a problem with its U.S. game plan and Barcelona dropped points.

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Premier League in 90 seconds: Don't hug Harry Kane so hard

All the happenings from the Premier League weekend, brought to you by the Exploding Heads in a convenient 90-second (plus stoppages) package.


The Best 2018

Modric ends Ronaldo, Messi duopoly

Modric wins FIFA The Best award; Messi fifth

Luka Modric becomes the first Croatian player to win the award after an outstanding year for club and country.

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Ronaldo, Messi The Best snub 'a lack of respect'

Fabio Capello says Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's absence at FIFA's The Best awards showed a lack of respect from the pair.

Salah wins 2018 Puskas Award: Seriously?

Craig Burley says football fans made a "pig's ear" of the vote for the Puskas Award, which was won by Mohamed Salah's goal against Everton.


FIFPro World XI: What were they thinking?

The FC guys air their grievances with the FIFPro World XI selections, noting that Dani Alves and Eden Hazard were especially confounding choices.


Was Modric the most deserving of FIFA's The Best award?

The ESPN FC crew assess Luka Modric's credentials after he claimed The Best FIFA Men's Player award over Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah.


Best FIFA Men's Player: Luka Modric

Croatia captain and Real Madrid star Luka Modric has been named the Best FIFA Men's Player in 2018 after winning the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.


Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois

Real Madrid and Belgium's Thibaut Courtois has been named the Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper in 2018 after winning the Golden Glove award at World Cup in Russia.


Womens Ballon dOr announced for 2018

A women's Ballon d'Or will be won for the first time in its history this year to recognise a player's exceptional talents at club and international level.


Premier League

Is Pogba the Premier League's most frustrating player?

Another Prem weekend is in the books, and again we've seen proof that Paul Pogba can be both inspirational and careless -- often at the same time. It's all in the weekend review.

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Lampard reunion highlights what Mourinho is missing

Frank Lampard turns up at Manchester United as a manager on Tuesday, giving Jose Mourinho a reminder of a midfielder who once helped win him titles.



Transfer Talk: Wolves want record fee for Neves

Manchester City have their sights set on Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves -- but the cost won't be cheap. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.

Transfer Rater: Herrera to Barcelona, Sane to Juve

Ander Herrera to Barcelona and Leroy Sane to Juventus are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Quick goals seal Arsenal win despite defensive wobbles

Arsenal's defence was bailed out by the under-pressure Petr Cech, and a pair of goals three minutes apart secured the Gunners a win over Everton.

Arsenal 2-0 Everton: Gunners' second-half surge

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang teamed up once again, leading Arsenal to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Everton.


Emery: Arsenal's reaction perfect after half-time team talk

Arsenal's Unai Emery insists he was not happy with his side's lack of control in the first half of their win over Everton and that they need to defend better in the future.


Prem: Top goals from Week 6

Relive the top strikes from Week 6 of the 2018-19 Premier League season, including a top-corner finish from Alexandre Lacazette against Everton.


Unai Emery has Arsenal trending upwards

Craig Burley believes Unai Emery has done well implementing his style, but still has his reservations about Arsenal playing out from the back.


Aubameyang quickly doubles Arsenal's lead

English Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (59') Arsenal 2-0 Everton


Lacazette gets Gunners on the board

English Premier League: Alexandre Lacazette (56') Arsenal 1-0 Everton


Sarri's Chelsea have shortcomings exposed

Chelsea denied a win for the first time this season in a draw at West Ham that exposed how far they remain behind the Premier League's top teams.

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Sarri must not waste Kante's talents

Maurizio Sarri enjoys the support of Chelsea supporters for now but he will be criticised if he continues to waste N'Golo Kante's talents.

West Ham 0-0 Chelsea: Hammers waste golden opportunity

Andriy Yarmolenko had a painful miss in front of goal which could have given Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham their statement win of the young Premier League season.


Sarri: Liverpool are a year ahead of Chelsea

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri believes his side are not on the same level as title rivals Liverpool and that they have a lot of work to do after their 0-0 draw with West Ham.


Why Chelsea couldn't defeat West Ham

Stewart Robson explains why Maurizio Sarri's side struggled to come away from the London Stadium with a victory over West Ham.


Burley: Europa League no excuse for Chelsea's display

Craig Burley isn't interested in hearing about how the Europa League affected Chelsea's play after they dropped points for the first time this season.


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The Best Awards: Who dressed to impress?

Where there's an award ceremony, there's a red carpet to show off footballers' sense of style. We round up the best of the ... The Best Awards.

So, you think you're Ronaldo's biggest fan?

Tensions are mounting between the Exploding Heads as they argue over which one of them is Cristiano Ronaldo's biggest fan.


Neymar comforts young crying fan

Neymar gave a hug and his jersey to a young fan who entered the field in tears as Neymar was subbed out of the game in the 91st minute.


Steph Curry challenges Neymar in H-O-R-S-E


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