Manchester United have no interest in signing Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho and are no longer planning to bring in Arturo Vidal from Juventus before the end of transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC.
The Red Devils have been monitoring Vidal, 27, this summer but have yet to submit a bid for the Chile international.
There were reports that United were about to make a 24 million-pound offer for Carvalho, 22, but the Portugal internat...
Juventus will not be at full strength when they travel to Verona for Saturday's Serie A opener against Chievo.
The three-time defending champions suffered a blow this week with Italian veteran playmaker Andrea Pirlo ruled out for a month with a muscular problem.
Juve are also without new signing Alvaro Morata, who is sidelined for a month with a knee injury, and suspended defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Fernando Llorente and Sebastian Giovinco are set to start from the bench against Chievo with both st...
At first glance, one would imagine Juventus are capable of qualifying from Group A in the Champions League. However, many said the same of their group last year, yet they fell to Galatasaray and only achieved a draw against Copenhagen, failing to qualify for the next round.
This is why it's imperative the Bianconeri learn from their mistakes and start off well -- which includes collecting three points in their first game at home to Malmo on Sept. 16.
Champions League group stage
A: Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Olympiakos, Malmo
B: Real Madrid, Basel, Liverpool, Ludogorets
C: Benfica, Zenit, Leverkusen, Monaco
D: Arsenal, Dortmund, Galatasaray, Anderlecht
E: Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, Man City, Roma
F: Barcelona, PSG, Ajax, APOEL
G: Chelsea, Schalke, Sporting, Maribor
H: Porto, Shakhtar, Athletic Bilbao, BATE
On paper, achieving a win seems realistic bu...
Who is the greatest captain of all time? From Aug. 18-29, ESPN FC will reveal its 10-man shortlist of the finest skippers to have graced the game, before conducting a vote for the winner. The result will be revealed on Sept. 1.
As the only goalkeeper on this list of captains, Dino Zoff is something of an anomaly. Goalkeeper-captains have become increasingly prevalent since Zoff's retirement, but the intriguing thing about Zoff is the way he bucked the trend in both roles. Goalkeepers are sup...