Xavi claims Qatar bid is a ‘very good option’ for Man Utd

Barcelona coach Xavi has claimed that a Qatar takeover at Manchester United led by Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani would be a ‘very good option’ for the Premier League side. Xavi made the assertion ahead of his Barça team playing at Old Trafford on Thursday night, citing his own experience of living in Qatar […]

English football regulator plan confirmed but financial battles loom | Football

English football is to take a new direction after the government confirmed plans for an independent regulator of the game, but crucial concerns over financial redistribution may yet hinder any progress. On Thursday the government will present its white paper on football governance in the men’s elite game to the House of Commons. Its plan […]

Player ratings as Gvardiol cancels out Mahrez strike

Manchester City were pegged back by RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 in what proved to be a cliched game of two halves in Germany. Riyad Mahrez’s 20th Champions League goal gave City a deserved lead midway through the first half, before Leipzig came storming back in the second […]

Tottenham weighing up Evan Ndicka on free transfer

Tottenham Hotspur’s search for a new centre-back could lead them to Eintracht Frankfurt defender Evan Ndicka, 90min understands. Spurs will look to add a new defender to their ranks this summer, with Cristian Romero’s arrival on a loan with an obligatory purchase clause in 2021 their last permanent addition in that area. Sources have told […]