Arsenal’s defining Champions League night asks the ultimate Mikel Arteta question

During the energetic training sessions ahead of Arsenal’s visit to Bayern Munich, Thomas Tuchel’s staff talked the players through Bukayo Saka’s runs and told them to use their “experience”. It was a word uttered six times by the manager or Harry Kane during the German side’s pre-match media duties and could well prove the difference … Read more

England squad for Euro 2024: who is on the plane to Germany?

Gareth Southgate has some tough choices to make With Euro 2024 fast approaching, Gareth Southgate’s England squad is starting to take shape. Telegraph Sports assesses what the team would look like if it were chosen now: Goalkeepers Jordan Pickford has performed well for Everton – Getty Images/Tony McArdle Plays in the last game of the … Read more

The secrets of Bayer Leverkusen’s success (it’s not all about Xabi Alonso)

Alonso was a gamble when he was appointed – Shutterstock/CHRISTOPHER NEUNDORF Bayer Leverkusen today secured the 2024 Bundesliga title with a 5-0 win over Werder Bremen and a 29-match record of 25 wins, four draws and no defeats. Unbeaten in all competitions for 38 matches, a record number of points are within their reach over … Read more

Arsenal vs Aston Villa LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more today

Arsenal host Aston Villa in the Premier League for Sunday’s late kick-off, hoping to move ahead of Manchester City and Liverpool and regain top spot in the table. The Gunners are confident after their 3-0 win over Brighton last weekend, but know they cannot drop any points with the title race on such a razor’s … Read more

PSG vs Barcelona LIVE: Champions League latest team news, line-ups and more tonight

Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona meet again in the Champions League with a place in the semi-finals at stake. After a thrilling start to the quarter-finals on Tuesday night in both London and Madrid, an opportunity awaits those in action tonight, with PSG, Barcelona, ​​Borussia Dortmund or Atletico Madrid guaranteed to make it to the Wembley … Read more

Bukayo Saka Arsenal penalty ruling after controversy over Bayern Munich’s Champions League VAR

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka is challenged by Manuel Neuer -Credit: (David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Arsenal and Bayern Munich have it all to play for in next week’s Champions League quarter-final after a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium. In a chaotic match, Bukayo Saka opened the scoring for Arsenal, before Serge Gnabry and Harry … Read more

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich LIVE: Champions League team news, line-ups and more tonight

Arsenal will host Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the Champions League tonight. The Gunners have reached this stage of Europe’s top competition for the first time since the 2009/2010 season and will be hoping to progress to the last four. Mikel Arteta’s side, who are also fighting for the Premier League title, face a … Read more

Where should Phil Foden play for England after Man City’s scintillating form?

Phil Foden has performed in Erling Haaland’s absence (Getty Images) Phil Foden’s hat-trick against Aston Villa on April 3 could be seen as a turning point for the Manchester City player. Long considered a substitute for the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland, he shone on that occasion in their absence, with a … Read more

How Nike uses controversy to stay relevant

The new England football kit, NFL rebel Colin Kaepernick and transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney are among the controversial topics linked to Nike When the multi-coloured St George’s Cross on England’s new £125 kit forced Nike and the Football Association into full-blown crisis mode last week, one sentence was spun by insiders desperate to play down … Read more