Here are the latest stories for Tuesday.
ARSENAL: Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner says he is “haunted” by his own claim that he would become one of the world’s greatest strikers, but has no regrets.
– Arsene Wenger admits he was surprised to see Nicklas Bendtner sign for Nottingham Forest and says the former Arsenal striker has a point to prove if he faces the Gunners in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night.
MAN UNITED: Former Manchester United manager Ron Atkinson says Jose Mourinho’s us-against-the-world approach won’t work at Old Trafford.
CHELSEA: Thibaut Courtois has again said he would like to return to Spain one day, adding that he will reassess his future at Chelsea in summer 2018.
– Chelsea are optimistic that captain John Terry will be fit in time to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as the 35-year-old steps up his recovery from an ankle injury at Cobham.
TOTTENHAM: Tottenham are concerned that Harry Kane could miss two months of action after suffering an ankle injury on Sunday, according to multiple reports in English newspapers.
LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp has said Liverpool’s youngsters retain his “trust” and will get opportunities to prove their worth this season despite the team having a lighter schedule.
SUNDERLAND: Patrick van Aanholt was withdrawn from the Sunderland lineup to face Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday after the club were informed of the results of tests on his heart.
LEICESTER: Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has revealed he failed in an attempt to sign Antonio Conte at Fiorentina. The Foxes chief wanted to bring the current Chelsea boss to the Stadio Artemio Franchi when Conte was playing for Juventus.
BARCELONA: Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre has hailed Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin as a “great player,” and revealed the reasons behind the former La Masia product’s exit from the Catalan club.
INTER MILAN: Mauro Icardi says the idea of leaving Inter Milan never entered his mind during the summer transfer window. The 23-year-old was linked with a move to Atletico Madrid, with his wife and agent Wanda Nara even claiming to have met with the club in July.
BAYERN MUNICH: Carlo Ancelotti says he feels very much at home at Bayern Munich and is revelling in the “family” atmosphere at the German champions.
MLS: New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard will miss the next three to four weeks with a calf strain suffered in Saturday’s game against FC Dallas.
MAN CITY: Ilkay Gundogan has warned Manchester City’s title rivals that there is more to come despite their brilliant start to the season.
– Pep Guardiola is having to manage expectations after Manchester City’s perfect start to the season and is wary of the quality he saw from Liverpool and Chelsea on Friday.
LIGUE 1: Lyon midfielder Mathieu Valbuena has described last season as “s—” after he was the victim in an alleged blackmail case and then missed Euro 2016.
– Monaco head coach Leonardo Jardim hinted that striker Radamel Falcao is not ready to play a full 90 minutes ahead of the Nice derby.
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