Harry Maguire, Sadio Mane and Wayne Rooney are among the stars to have embraced teqball during the coronavirus lockdown – a mixture of football and table tennis that has quickly grown from a Hungarian garage to a burgeoning international sport.
Sadio Mane says it is his dream to win the Premier League – but that it is “part of life” if the ambition is ended by the coronavirus pandemic.
What the papers say Arsenal’s 30-year-old Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is believed to be on Real Madrid’s radar. The Daily Express reports that Aubameyang, who has scored 20 goals in all competitions this season, has been eyed as a potential boost to the club’s attacking ranks.
What the papers say Liverpool are the favourites to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, the Sunday Express reports. The paper says that by the start of next season the 24-year-old striker could find himself at the Merseyside club, where he would find himself “ready to compete” against Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.
It was a weekend that could have seen Christian Benteke delay Liverpool’s Premier League title party, England’s cricketers enjoy success in Sri Lanka and Novak Djokovic lift a record sixth Indian Wells title.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will warn his players again about Atletico Madrid’s gamesmanship but admits this time he will not be forced into protecting them against red cards.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised his players’ reaction and regretted his own on the touchline after they came from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 and leave his side three wins from a first title in in 30 years.
Liverpool moved to within three wins of claiming a first league title in 30 years after passing another test of character to beat struggling Bournemouth 2-1.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has vowed the Premier League leaders will produce the reaction of champions after seeing their FA Cup hopes ended at Chelsea.
Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the shortlist for the Premier League’s Player of the Season award with Chelsea’s Eden Hazard the only man on the seven-strong list not to play for either of the title challengers.