Here are the latest stories for Monday.
BARCELONA: Neymar has lost his final appeal and will stand trial on corruption charges related to his transfer to Barcelona four years ago.
– President Josep Maria Bartomeu has said Luis Enrique has the full backing of the club.
– Lionel Messi’s late penalty spared Barcelona further embarrassment as they bounced back from their Champions League humiliation by beating struggling Leganes 2-1 in La Liga.
– Andres Iniesta says Barcelona’s players have not lost confidence in coach Luis Enrique, while the boss said he had no problem with the jeers aimed at him by supporters on Sunday.
– Dani Alves has criticised Barcelona’s board for showing him no respect during his final three seasons with the club.
FA CUP: Holders Manchester United will travel to Premier League leaders Chelsea in the standout tie of the quarterfinal draw, a game that will see Jose Mourinho return to Stamford Bridge.
– Mourinho says Chelsea have the Premier League title wrapped up and can afford to pay more attention to their FA Cup quarterfinal than Manchester United.
– Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared United’s blushes at Ewood Park as they came from behind to beat Blackburn Rovers 2-1.
– Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham Hotspur saw off Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Mark Clattenburg is to set to continuing refereeing in the Premier League for the time being despite taking up a position in Saudi Arabia, sources have told ESPN FC.
REAL MADRID: James Rodriguez’s wife Daniela Ospina has played down any problems between her husband and Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, saying that the frustration he feels when not picked is “personal,” not aimed at his boss.
– Pep Guardiola has said he believes Monaco are one of the best teams in Europe as he prepares his Manchester City side to face them in the Champions League on Tuesday.
MAN CITY: Real Madrid could try to sign Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi as a replacement for Pepe if he leaves the Bernabeu at the end of the season, the player’s agent has claimed.
AS ROMA: Coach Luciano Spalletti has said his future at the club will depend on what happens with Francesco Totti in the summer.
ARSENAL: Pep Guardiola has jumped to the defence of Arsene Wenger and says the criticism of managers in “unacceptable.”
– Wenger is worried the artificial pitch at Sutton United’s home ground could cause problems for his players when they visit the fifth-tier side in the FA Cup on Monday.
– Wenger has vowed to “fight back” after the team’s 5-1 loss to Bayern Munich ramped up criticism against the Frenchman, and insisted that defeat won’t make it harder to keep star striker Alexis Sanchez at the club.
– Thierry Henry has praised Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe, writing in his Sun column: “He can do what he wants with the ball.”
CHELSEA: Antonio Conte has warned the fringe members of his Chelsea squad that it is not his priority to “try to make all of the players happy” as he chases an historic Premier League and FA Cup double this season.
BAYERN MUNICH: The German Football Association (DFB) has asked Carlo Ancelotti to explain why he made an offensive gesture following his side’s 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
VALENCIA: Nani has said his side will take on La Liga leaders Real Madrid in a positive frame of mind on Wednesday but told Onda Cera they “cannot dream of anything but avoiding the drop.”
SERIE A: Napoli bounced back from the Champions League loss at Real Madrid with a comfortable 3-1 away win at Chievo, while Inter Milan beat Bologna and Roma thrashed Torino. REVIEW
LIGUE 1: Paris Saint-Germain were held to a goalless draw by Toulouse that left them three points adrift of the Ligue 1 summit, while late goals rescued a Lyon in a 4-2 home win against Dijon. REVIEW
MLS: David Villa was sent off during New York City FC’s 3-1 Desert Diamond Cup loss to Houston Dynamo on Saturday night thanks to the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.
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