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*Today’s Football Headline News 🗞*
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has reportedly emerged as a fitness doubt ahead of the Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain.
Pep Guardiola claims some critics will write his Manchester City side off as a failure if they do not win the Champions League.
City have spent more than £500million on players since Guardiola took charge at the Etihad Stadium in 2016.
Arsenal are reportedly mulling over a possible move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco.
Speculation emerged suggests that the Spain international is desperate to leave the Bernabeu, having fallen out of favour with new Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari.
Virgil van Dijk has insisted Liverpool have no reason to fear Paris Saint-Germain heading into their crucial Champions League tie this week.
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football management at Bayern Munich, who are considering the Frenchman as a successor to Niko Kovac.
Aleksandar Kolarov responded to recent criticism of Roma’s performances by asserting football fans know nothing about the game’s intricacies.
Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo warns Valencia are “a great team”, and it’s a special game for him “because I was there for three years”.
AC Milan have rejected the opportunity to sign Chelsea and England centre-back Gary Cahill, 32.
Didier Drogba has singled out former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard out as one of the biggest influences on his career.
Antonio Giraudo, Luciano Moggi and Roberto Bettega, the former Juventus directors, have been acquitted of false accounting charges dating back to 2001.
Drogba played with Lampard for eight years at Stamford Bridge, which culminated in Champions League triumph in 2012.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko is reportedly an injury doubt for today’s match with Real Madrid. The Giallorossi face the Champions League holders at the Olimpico, and will be in pole position to top the group if they can take all three points.
AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso has not ruled out signing LA Galaxy and former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37.
Milan defender Mattia Caldara expects to be back around February but “I don’t want to push the time because there’s the risk of relapses”.
Luke Shaw admits a “thick skin” is required to play under Jose Mourinho but wants his Manchester United team-mates to fight for “the biggest club in the world”.
Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 27, says Chelsea are aiming for “top four” in the Premier League this season and will “not be the champions”.
Mesut Ozil is facing an uncertain future at Arsenal with the prospect of spending more time on the bench at away games with Unai Emery disappointed in his contribution away to Crystal Palace in October.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Juventus are taking the Champions League one step at a time and that Barcelona are his favourites to win the competition this season.
Manchester United are interested in signing West Ham and Austria striker Marko Arnautovic, 29.
Jose Mourinho has challenged Manchester United to treat the Champions League clash with Young Boys as a knockout match, despite acknowledging victory is not essential.
UEFA is unhappy with Tottenham’s Wembley pitch ahead of their game against Inter Milan but has still deemed it fit for purpose to avoid complications.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has reignited his interest in 29-year-old Borussia Dortmund and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel.
Santiago Solari has defended “honest” Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos following allegations of anti-doping violations.
Former Manchester United boss David Moyes believes he should have been given more time at Old Trafford.
Aymeric Laporte says Manchester City will be out for revenge when they take on Lyon in the Champions League.