Fernando has since agreed a new contract at Porto but is one of City’s options as they re-evaluate players for that position with Blaise Matuidi of Paris St Germain and Southampton’s Victor Wanyama among the names being studied. The dreadlocked winger was being talked up as the natural heir to Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal’s national team, but he wasn’t a regular for Bayern last season. The Premier League sides were scheduled to meet in Beijing during last summer’s tour to the Far East, but that match was postponed just hours before kick-off because of concerns over the state of the National Stadium pitch following torrential rain. Bayern Munich have launched their home kit for the 2017/18 season with a nod to their great sides of the seventies. Real Madrid have opted for a radical pink colour for their third kit for the new season, with the strip made entirely from recycled ocean plastic. Ceballos secured a second Arsenal loan from Real Madrid borne out of an excellent end to last season where he helped deliver a record 14th FA Cup for Arsenal. The retired German international then moved to Real Madrid after an impressive showing at the 2010 World Cup and now finds himself at Arsenal.
“A lot of my mates at talkSPORT – Laura Woods, Darren Bent and Ray Parlour – all see Tierney as a future Arsenal captain. Tierney is still young. Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid Q&A: Do they still want him? Barcelona and Real Madrid had already been confirmed to meet in El Clasico Miami on July 29 at Hard Rock Stadium. As well as the new kit, today also marks the start of Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech’s Chelsea careers as they officially join the club on July 1, though they won’t be available to play until next season. Bayern will also play at the ICC Singapore 2017, facing Chelsea, who could well be the new Premier League champions, on July 25 and then Inter two days later. The China event will involve Bayern Munich and Arsenal, who will play in Shanghai on July 19, as well as AC Milan, Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund. United will play both of the LaLiga giants during their summer tour of North America, with ICC matches set for July 23 against Real Madrid at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and three days later against Barcelona at FedEx Field in Washington DC.
If you wish to purchase the authentic Real Madrid shirt, it is priced on the website at £109.95 with matching shorts £42.95. The cost of a men’s or women’s replica adult shirt is £64.95, while the junior version is priced at £49.95. A thrilling new attacking partnership between Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane had hearts racing at the start of the year, while players such as Leon Goretzka, Niklas Suele and most notably Joshua Kimmich have matured into leadership roles. Manchester United will play Manchester City as part of the 2017 International Champions Cup in the United States, while also taking on Real Madrid and Barcelona, it was announced on Tuesday. Spurs travelled to Australia last summer for ICC matches against Juventus and Atletico Madrid in Melbourne. However, the game on July 20 was included among the fixtures released by ICC organisers at Tuesday’s launch event from New York. City duo Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus were in New York for the launch event as they both continue their rehabilitation from injury. Tottenham ambassador Ledley King told the launch event he believes the ICC will provide much-needed high-level competition at a crucial stage of pre-season.
Playing so many pre-season friendlies crammed into such a short time frame and with the travelling involved may raise eyebrows, given recent complaints about fixture congestion from United boss Jose Mourinho. One possibility is a new knockout phase followed by a 16-team group stage split into two divisions of eight, playing 14 games home and away. We have some great games lined up in some amazing stadiums,’ the City boss said in a statement on the club’s website. Chelsea will look at various ways to bring in the 25-year-old who has scored 24 goals in 26 games this season. City boss Pep Guardiola believes the ICC will offer ideal preparation for the 2017/2018 campaign. Leeds United are preparing an improved offer for Red Bull Salzburg’s USA international midfielder Brenden Aaronson. We also offer custom jerseys, so you can select the colour, fit, size and style of your ideal team outfit. Aaronson played 45 minutes in a friendly on Tuesday as Red Bull beat SV Reid 3-1. His style and energy would be an ideal fit for Leeds and they will be hoping the player’s desire to play in England can play a part in persuading his club to deal now.