7 goals in 7 games – Is Newcastle’s Isak the striker top clubs should target this summer?

Currently worth €70m  ©TM/IMAGO Since Erling Haaland came to the Premier League, scored a Premier League record 36 goals and helped Manchester City to the treble, the traditional number nine has undoubtedly been back in fashion. Clubs are scrapping to find their very own Haaland, in an attempt to keep up with Pep Guardiola’s serial winners. Liverpool brought in … Read more

6 goals in 7 games – Lewis Morgan comeback has fuelled red hot Red Bulls start

Leads MLS in scoring  ©TM/IMAGO The New York Red Bulls have been off to a red-hot start this season not just topping the Eastern Conference but Major League Soccer as a whole. Indeed, a win against the Chicago Fire on Saturday (7:30 p.m. ET) would see the Red Bulls kickstart the season with a perfect three-in-three home … Read more

5 goals in 4 games – Is Newcastle’s Isak the striker top clubs should target this summer?

Currently worth €70m  ©TM/IMAGO Since Erling Haaland came to the Premier League, scored a Premier League record 36 goals and helped Manchester City to the treble, the traditional number nine has undoubtedly been back in fashion. Clubs are scrapping to find their very own Haaland, in an attempt to keep up with Pep Guardiola’s serial winners. Liverpool brought in … Read more

Pepe, Modric, Ferdinand & Co – The players with the most games played with Cristiano Ronaldo

Pepe & Ronaldo oldest ever Portugal players  ©TM/IMAGO Cristiano Ronaldo is continuing to break records into his late 30’s. Now 39 years old, and playing his club football in Saudi Arabia with Al-Nassr, the Portuguese superstar is still in pristine physical shape and still finding the net at a prolific rate (albeit in a lower standard … Read more

Andrés Iniesta on Xavi’s Barcelona, playing 1,000 games and post-career plans

Sid Lowe, Spain writerMar 12, 2024, 07:00 AM ET Andrés Iniesta has played over 1,000 games in his professional career spanning Barcelona, Vissel Kobe and now Emirates Club in the UAE. Emirates Club Time passes and life changes but, Andrés Iniesta says, “the essence remains.” He won it all: there were 31 trophies, 10 league titles, … Read more

Lionel Messi’s load management begins: Why he’ll sit out various MLS games throughout 2024

  Lionel Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo watch Sunday’s Inter Miami match against CF Montreal from a pitchside suite at Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Montreal won 3-2. (Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Lionel Messi sat out Inter Miami’s Sunday match against Montreal, and the team’s stated reason was simple: … Read more

Messi, Garnacho set for Argentina’s U.S. games

Lionel Messi will lead an Argentina squad featuring four players aged under 20 in two friendlies in the United States in March with the Copa América and Paris Olympics in mind. One of the biggest surprises of coach Lionel Scaloni’s squad named on Friday was 19-year-old left back and midfielder Valentín Barco. He joined Brighton … Read more

Javier Mascherano may be resigned to losing Lionel Messi for 2024 Olympic Games

Lionel Messi’s chances of competing at the 2024 Paris Olympics are looking slim. The Inter Miami star, who won the World Cup with his nation, is looking to extend his record on an international level this summer. Argentina are also competing in the Copa America, of which they are the defending champions. To prepare for … Read more