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Bonucci extends Juve contract


United assess Barnsley's Holgate


Bartomeu wants Pedro to stay at Barca


S.League concern about ASL

 By Ben Gladwell

Leonardo Bonucci extends Juventus contract until 2020

Schalke reject a bid for Julian Draxler from Juventus, despite the midfielder having agreed terms with the Italian club
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed that Arturo Vidal's arrival from Juventus is drawing ever closer, with the player due in Munich for a medical.

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has signed a new contract until 2020.

Bonucci, 28, follows Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini, who extended their contracts in November, and Claudio Marchisio, who extended his deal earlier this month, in committing his future to the Italian champions, who go in pursuit of a fifth straight Scudetto this season.

The new contract agreement was announced on and their official Twitter channel.

Man United assessing Barnsley defender Mason Holgate

ESPN FC's Craig Burley wants Louis van Gaal to admit fault if and when he gets his tactics wrong this season.
The ESPN FC crew debate whether or not Sergio Romero will succeed at Manchester United, if United will regret selling Angel Di Maria and more.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has warned his side not to make another poor start, with the new Premier League season less than two weeks away.

Manchester United have taken teenage prospect Mason Holgate on trial with his club, Barnsley, expecting the defender to leave Oakwell.

Holgate, who has also been linked with Arsenal, Aston Villa, Tottenham and Everton, has the chance to impress United's coaching staff this week.

Barnsley boss Lee Johnson had earlier said the League One club were resigning themselves to losing the 18-year-old, who can play at right-back or centre-back and is reported to be valued at around £1 million.


 By PA Sport

Michel Platini set to announce decision to run for FIFA presidency

Despite investigations of corruption in the bidding to host the 2018 World Cup, Sepp Blatter assures Russian president Vladimir Putin that the country will have FIFA's full support leading up to the tournament.
Liberian FIFA Presidential hopeful Musa Bility says Michel Platini is more of the same and thinks he can be a fresh voice to lead football forward.
Head of anti-corruption agency, Sylvia Schenk talks FIFA elections and reassigning World Cup hosts.

Michel Platini is set to declare that he will run for the FIFA presidency this week, with an announcement potentially being made on Wednesday.

UEFA president Platini held further talks with football powerbrokers at the 2018 World Cup draw in St Petersburg on Saturday, and is confident he has the support needed to win.

It is understood a letter to national associations declaring his intention to run has been prepared and will be sent out when he announces his candidacy.

The election to succeed Sepp...

Josep Maria Bartomeu keen to keep Pedro at Barcelona

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol contends that Pedro has no reason to leave Barcelona, and may not be what Manchester United need.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is hopeful that Pedro will remain at the club this summer despite reported interest from Manchester United.

Pedro, 27, rose through the ranks at the Camp Nou and extended his contract last month until June 2019, but is now thinking about leaving to get more playing time.

The Spain international made just 25 starts in all competitions -- netting 16 goals with nine assists -- following the arrival of Uruguay forward Luis Suarez last summer from Liverpool and...

Benfica midfielder Filip Djuricic in Newcastle's sights - sources

Filip Djuricic,  pictured during his spell at Mainz, spent part of last season on loan at Southampton.

Newcastle are considering a move for Benfica midfielder Filip Djuricic, sources have told ESPN FC.

Djuricic, 23, spent the second half of last season on loan at Southampton, making nine appearances, but the Saints decided not to make the move permanent.

The Serbia international finds himself down the pecking order at Benfica, who are open to the idea of either...

Barcelona, Athletic and RFEF face fines over Copa del Rey final

FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique has spelled out his ambition to win three more titles before the year is out.

Barcelona are facing a €66,000 fine as punishment for security breaches and unacceptable behaviour from a section of their fans during May's Copa del Rey final at the Camp Nou.

The anti-violence commission of the country's sports council announced a €60,000 penalty is pending as punishment for the security violations along with a further €6,000 for Barca's failure to stop a group of supporters from turning "a sporting event into a stage for political demands through intolerant acts."