Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending…
LIVERPOOL: Emre Can said he couldn’t remember ever scoring a better goal than his fantastic overhead volley that helped Liverpool beat Watford 1-0 on Monday night.
– Jurgen Klopp admits even he was surprised by Can’s brilliant match-winning goal at Vicarage Road.
– Philippe Coutinho had to leave Liverpool’s win at Watford early in the first half on Monday night after picking up an injury, though he should not be sidelined for very long.
MAN UNITED: David De Gea is not pushing to leave Manchester United this summer, sources have told ESPN FC, despite being linked with a transfer to Real Madrid.
– United have contacted Torino to register their interest in striker Andrea Belotti, sources have told ESPN FC.
– Luke Shaw’s season could be over after suffering a badly bruised foot against Swansea, sources have told ESPN FC.
– Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s knee operation has been a success and he will make a full recovery, according to his agent Mino Raiola.
– Ashley Young admits United’s failure to put teams away at Old Trafford has undermined them this season, while Jose Mourinho has hinted he could play his under-23 side in the season’s final game against Crystal Palace.
ARSENAL: Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech felt “angry and disappointed” after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Tottenham left their hopes of Champions League qualification hanging by a thread.
TOTTENHAM: Harry Kane wants Tottenham to make Chelsea squirm this weekend by beating West Ham three days before the Blues play Middlesbrough.
CHELSEA: Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic says Tottenham have made securing the Premier League title a “more difficult” task than it was two years ago.
MAN CITY: Gabriel Jesus has said he is happy to fight for his place in the Manchester City starting lineup and expects to be a substitute if he is not in form.
ATLETICO MADRID: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said he would not feel any extra pressure in Tuesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg at Real Madrid — even though his team have been eliminated from the competition by their neighbours in each of the last three seasons.
BAYERN MUNICH: Netherlands captain Arjen Robben drew level with legendary countryman Johan Cruyff on 10 career league titles as Bayern Munich clinched a record fifth successive Bundesliga crown at the weekend.
BORUSSIA DORTMUND: Borussia Dortmund have confirmed contract talks with Shinji Kagawa as he approaches the final year of his current deal.
MONACO: Radamel Falcao has told L’Equipe he hopes to extend his contract with Monaco, as he prepares for Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg with Juventus.
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