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What pre-season offers Premier League clubs and fans

What does your club do on pre-season tours? Last year, Man United players cruised around Beverly Hills.
What does your club do on pre-season tours? Last year, Man United players cruised around Beverly Hills.
What does your club do on pre-season tours? Last year, Man United players cruised around Beverly Hills.

And so it begins again. Just six and a half weeks after the end of last season, the Premier League is rousing itself for another campaign. On Wednesday, West Bromwich Albion and Southampton will play warm-up games in Austria and Germany respectively and, a day later, Sunderland will face Darlington 1883. Pre-season has begun. Soon, so will the madness.

Pre-season friendlies are curious things. They exist in a strange state of duality in that they can be extremely useful to those within and utterly...

 By Nick Miller

Alexis Sanchez threatened by burnout after overexertion for Arsenal, Chile

Chile triumphed over Argentina in the Copa America final as Alexis Sanchez put home the decisive penalty in the shootout.

After scoring the penalty that won the Copa America for Chile, Alexis Sanchez dashed away to celebrate, as you would in such a moment of joy.

He had secured Chile's first Copa win in their 99-year history and added to his healthy collection of medals, which include a La Liga title with Barcelona and the FA Cup with Arsenal, as well as a UEFA Super Cup medal won during his time in Catalonia.

There's a decent chance more could come for him at club level this season, too. The signing of goalkeeper...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Claudio Ranieri talks up links to Leicester City job

The ESPN FC panel react to Nigel Pearson's sacking from Leicester City, but it appears the crew question whether or not it was the right decision.
ESPN FC's Janusz Michallik reacts to Leicester's surprise firing of Nigel Pearson.

Claudio Ranieri has talked up links with the managerial vacancy at Leicester, telling The Sunday Post: "I would be thrilled to return to coach in the English Premier League."

Ranieri, 63, is currently without a job after a disappointing brief spell in charge of the Greek national team came to an end last year.

The former Valencia, Chelsea, Juventus and Monaco boss has fared better at club level, though, and said he would be open to offers from Leicester, who have sacked coach Nigel Pearson despite...

 By PA Sport

Bojan Krkic set join Stoke City in Singapore

Bojan Krkic's first season at Stoke City was cut short by a knee injury in January.

Bojan Krkic will take another step towards full fitness on Stoke's pre-season trip to Singapore -- even though he will not play any games.

But Potters left-back Erik Pieters will not travel to the Barclays Asia Trophy, which also features Everton, Arsenal and the Singapore Select XI, as he continues his rehabilitation following groin surgery this summer.

Bojan's promising first season in English football following his surprise transfer from Barcelona was cut short in January when he suffered a cruciate...

 By Mike Whalley

Raheem Sterling wants out of Liverpool's preseason tour - sources

Raheem Sterling has been rated the most valuable young player under the age of 21 by Soccerex.
ESPN FC's Paul Mariner believes that Raheem Sterling would benefit for his transfer drama to be done sooner than later so he can get back to training.

Raheem Sterling has told Liverpool he wants to be left out of their preseason tour as he tries to force through a move to Manchester City.

The winger has told manager Brendan Rodgers he does not wish to join the trip to the Far East and Australia, sources have told ESPN FC.

Liverpool will fly to Thailand on Sunday to begin the two-week tour before returning to Merseyside on July 25.

The club still expect Sterling to be on that flight, although that could change if they receive a third bid from City...