International Champions Cup: Big questions facing the top clubs
Alejandro Moreno examines Real Madrid's projected starting XI for next season and says additional signings are still needed to bolster the squad. Former Arsenal forward Paul Mariner says Laurent Koscielny is putting his legacy with the Gunners at risk with his recent behaviour. The world's biggest clubs will go head-to-head in the International Champions Cup (ICC), which kicks off on Tuesday across the United States, Europe and Asia. U.S. viewers can watch all matches across ESPN's platforms. Check out our ICC landing page here.Points and pride will be on the line but, most important, clubs and fans will be desperately searching for answers to the questions that loom over each team's preseason.Jump to: Real Madrid | Man United | Juventus | Bayern Munich | Arsenal... Sources: Man Utd's Matic to discuss future
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop weighs in on whether Man United should cut their losses with David De Gea if he doesn't accept an improved contract offer. With reports from Spain suggesting a Paul Pogba - Gareth Bale swap is in the works, the ESPN FC panel debate whether Manchester United or Real Madrid would prefer that deal more. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol examines Manchester United's transfer needs and explains why their summer dealings will all hinge on Paul Pogba. Steve Nicol assesses the £200,000 a week Marcus Rashford will be making after signing a new deal with Manchester United. Nemanja Matic is seeking talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over his Manchester United future after being made aware of interest from Inter Milan and AC Milan, sources have told ESPN FC.Sources have told ESPN FC that Inter, who are also pursuing United forward Romelu Lukaku, have indicated a willingness to offer £10 million plus Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan for Matic, who cost United £40m when signed from Chelsea in July 2017.- Premier League fixtures 2019-20 in full- Who has qualified... Why Europa League ban is 'a great deal' for Milan
ESPN FC's Mina Rzouki explains why AC Milan will not be disappointed by their ban from the UEFA Europa League for the 2019-20 season.
Sources: PSG in talks over Donnarumma deal
Julien Laurens discusses the race for Matthijs de Ligt as Juventus have reportedly swooped in to challenge PSG for the 19-year-old Ajax defender. ESPN FC's La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe delves into the intricacies of player-swap deals and why they've become increasingly difficult to pull off. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens explains why a return to Barcelona would make the most sense for Neymar, should he decide to leave PSG this summer. Gab Marcotti provides an update on the Neymar's future with Paris Saint-Germain, after chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi's comments warning the Brazilian. Paris Saint-Germain are in talks with AC Milan over the signing of goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in a deal which would see Alphonse Areola go the other way, sources have told ESPN FC.The Serie A outfit would prefer a transfer fee upwards of €50 million. Agent Mino Raiola is heavily involved in the deal as he represents both goalkeepers.- When does the transfer window close?Last season, Areola shared goalkeeping duties with Gianluigi Buffon, having previously split playing... Milan hit with Europa League ban for 2019-20
ESPN FC's Mina Rzouki explains why AC Milan will not be disappointed by their ban from the UEFA Europa League for the 2019-20 season. AC Milan's exclusion from the Europa League for the 2019-20 season has been upheld, the Court of Arbitration (CAS) has ruled.The Rossoneri finished the previous campaign in fifth place, missing out on a Champions League finish to their city neighbours Inter by one point.- Top European league honours 2018-19But despite qualifying for the Europa League, they will not play in the competition next season after being found guilty of failing to adhere to UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations.Serie AStream Serie A on ESPN+ in the U.S.Why Italian football finds its way into your bloodLISTEN: The latest Serie Awesome Podcast"AC... San Siro to be demolished by Inter, AC Milan
Gab Marcotti puts himself in Mauro Icardi's position to explain the Argentine's approach to his future at Inter Milan. Steve Nicol weighs in on the latest transfer rumours, including Paul Pogba back to Juventus, Gianluigi Donnarumma to PSG, Joao Cancelo to Man City and more. Gab Marcotti explains the role Milan legend Paolo Maldini will play in Ivan Gazidis' search for a manager to replace Gennaro Gattuso. Stewart Robson believes Inter Milan will pose a serious threat to Juventus in challenging for the Scudetto next season. AC Milan and Inter Milan are planning to knock down San Siro and build a brand new stadium together on the same area of land, according to the Rossoneri's president Paolo Scaroni.The two clubs are collaborating on a joint project which, according to Scaroni, will see the iconic venue demolished with a new stadium constructed.- When does the transfer window close?- Check out all the completed transfers"Everything is proceeding," Scaroni told La Gazzetta dello Sport from Lausanne, where the Olympic...