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FIFA’s The Best: The Contenders

Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mo Salah have all had outstanding seasons but who will walk away with FIFA's 'The Best' men's player of the year award?

FIFA’s The Best: The Contenders

Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mo Salah have all had outstanding seasons but who will walk away with FIFA's 'The Best' men's player of the year award?

Transfer Rater: Ander Herrera to Barcelona, Leroy Sane to Juventus

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Ander Herrera to Barcelona La Liga champions Barcelona are hoping to take advantage of Herrera's contract impasse at Manchester United by making an approach for the Spain…

Transfer Rater: Ander Herrera to Barcelona, Leroy Sane to Juventus

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Ander Herrera to Barcelona La Liga champions Barcelona are hoping to take advantage of Herrera's contract impasse at Manchester United by making an approach for the Spain…

Juventus substitute Federico Bernardeschi 8/10 for well-deserved goal

Frosinone held on with gritted teeth but Juventus finally pierced through that strong defence, grabbing a 2-0 victory to make it five wins out of five. It was clear from the start that the home side had no intention of playing football. Registering 72% possession and attempting 30 shots on goal, Juventus simply spent their time launching attack after attack but couldn't find their way through against a stubborn defence. Uncharacteristically sloppy and wasteful in possession, the Bianconeri were…

Juve unbeaten, Inter labouring & Milan chasing top 4

Gab Marcotti breaks down what to expect from Serie A's top clubs on Matchday 5. Be sure to catch all the action this weekend on ESPN+.

Griezmann ‘may be serving, not dining’ with Messi & Ronaldo

Craig Burley feels Antoine Griezmann's comments are a bit arrogant when he said he's at the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ¬1bn release clause was ‘not there to be paid’ – Real Madrid president

Tensions are mounting between the Exploding Heads as they argue over which one of them is Cristiano Ronaldo's biggest fan. The guys respond to your tweets about a "backhanded compliment," Cristiano Ronaldo's red card and whether Neymar is overrated. Cristiano Ronaldo's €1 billion release clause in his Real Madrid contract was "not there to be paid," according to club president Florentino Perez, who insisted the European champions "got the highest value we could" when he was sold to Juventus in the summer. Ronaldo moved to Italy for €100 million after nine years at Real Madrid and Perez said that, when it was clear the Portugal captain wanted to leave, Madrid negotiated the best price for him. "The release clauses are not there t...

Extra Time: Ronaldo’s red re-examined; Neymar overrated?

The guys respond to your tweets about a "backhanded compliment," Cristiano Ronaldo's red card and whether Neymar is overrated.

More deserving of the Ballon d’Or: Modric or Ronaldo?

Sid Lowe weighs in on the Ballon d'Or debate that has seen Real Madrid's players split in their support for Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Emre Can comments on women’s football after Cristiano Ronaldo red ‘sad’ – Kelly Smith

The FC guys explain why it's unlikely Cristiano Ronaldo's red card against Valencia will be overturned, even though they strongly disagree with the sending off. Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri believes VAR would've helped the referee make the correct decision when sending Cristiano Ronaldo off in their 2-0 win over Valencia. Former England captain Kelly Smith has criticised Emre Can following his comments on women's football after Cristiano Ronaldo's red card in the Champions League on Wednesday. Ronaldo was sent off for putting his hand on Valencia defender Jeison Murillo's head with Can saying afterwards: "That's meant to be a red card? Come on, we're not women. "I heard that it was for him pulling hair. We're not women....

Cristiano Ronaldo likely to get 1-game ban, face Manchester United – sources

Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri believes VAR would've helped the referee make the correct decision when sending Cristiano Ronaldo off in their 2-0 win over Valencia. Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to serve a one-game Champions League ban, sources have told ESPN FC, which would leave the Juventus forward free to face former club Manchester United at Old Trafford. The 33-year-old was sent off during the Italian champions' 2-0 win over Valencia on Wednesday for tugging the hair of defender Jeison Murillo. He is set to serve an automatic one-match suspension which will rule him out of the home game against Young Boys on Oct. 2. Fantasy Play ESPN Fantasy Soccer Pick your eight-man team and compete in the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga or Liga MX, then go head-to-h...