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Mo Salah starts for Liverpool but Roberto Firmino is dropped for Danny Ings. The Reds are chasing second, while West Brom are out to avoid relegation. Follow live with ESPN.

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Liverpool gearing towards a title challenge

Liverpool are fighting for second place as they look to lay down a marker ahead of a potential title challenge next season.

Can Liverpool finally topple lowly West Brom?

West Brom have been by far the worst team in the Premier League but Liverpool have failed to beat them twice, drawing once and losing in the FA Cup.


Wenger announces his exit

Can Gazidis, Arsenal get Wenger replacement right?

Ivan Gazidis sounded confident in the club's ability to find Arsene Wenger's successor but as Man United showed after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, transition is a messy business.

Top Tenner: Tricky managerial transitions

It's hard to replace a club legend as manager. Here are some other notably tricky transitions as Arsenal prepare for one of their own after Wenger.

Who will be Arsenal's next manager?




Why Wenger decided to leave Arsenal: The inside story

Officially, Arsene Wenger wasn't pushed out of Arsenal. He jumped. But it's the sort of leap you take when there's no way out and events over this season made it clear he had no choice, writes Gab Marcotti.

Wenger leaves Arsenal with tarnished legacy

Mark Ogden: Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal with a tarnished legacy after staying on too long but in time, fondness and respect for his achievements will return.

How Wenger revolutionised football at Arsenal.

The FC crew discuss the timing of Arsene Wenger's decision to leave Arsenal, his legacy after 22 years at the club and what he will do next.



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Transfer rumours

Transfer Talk: PSG worry Neymar may push for exit

A year after Neymar abruptly left Barca for PSG, Les Parisiens are worried he may suddenly push for a move to Madrid. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Transfer Rater: Richarlison to Man United

Richarlison to Manchester United and Layvin Kurzawa to Chelsea are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.

Dortmund keen to sign Chelsea's Batshuayi

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed the club's interest in signing Michy Batshuayi.


Arsenal Fan TV host reacts to Wenger leaving.


Gazidis: Wenger made art out of football.


WATCH: Arsenal's tribute to Arsene Wenger.


Fans’ Eye View: Wenger is a fraud.


Conte: Wenger one of the best mangers in the world.


Klopp: Football will be different without Wenger.


Hughes: Wenger moved the goalposts for everybody.




WATCH: Exploding Heads lay Wenger's coat to rest.


What the world was like when Wenger joined Arsenal

Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal in September 1996 and would go on to oversee vast change at the club. The world's changed a lot since then, too.

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal reign in numbers

Arsene Wenger has announced that he will leave Arsenal after more than 21 years of service this summer. Here are some key stats about him.


FA Cup semi-finals: Things you need to know.


Extra Time: Ranking Wenger, Arsenal's future and more.


Extra Time: Underrated Firmino, David de Gea, Torres to MLS.


WATCH: ESPN FC Best of the Week.


Why the FA Cup matters more to Spurs than Man United.


Spurs don't 'need' FA Cup but they do deserve it

It's short-sighted to say that Tottenham "need" a trophy like the FA Cup, but they do deserve a tangible reward for their stunning over-achievement.

Man United or Spurs: Who needs the FA Cup more?


Why the FA Cup matters more to Spurs than Man United.


EXCLUSIVE: Man United's Smalling chats to ESPN FC.


Pochettino: FA Cup win won't take Tottenham to the next level.


Manchester United or Spurs: Who needs the FA Cup more?


Pochettino: No Wembley advantage for Spurs.


Who starts for Jose Mourinho on Saturday?


Chris Smalling Exclusive Interview

EXCLUSIVE: Man United's Smalling chats to ESPN FC.


Smalling ignoring talk of Man United exit

Chris Smalling says he is ignoring any talk that he could leave Manchester United this summer.

Utd season success with FA Cup - Smalling

Chris Smalling said ending the season second in the Premier League and lifting a trophy would represent a successful campaign for Manchester United.

Major League Soccer

Youthful MLS audience perfect for Earth Day push

MLS, Adidas and Parley are partnering to raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution, and the league's young audience is perfect for the project.

Why are MLS Cup winners Seattle, Toronto struggling?

The Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC have won the past two MLS Cups, but are at the bottom of the table. Should they be worried?

WATCH: LAFC unveil new stadium.

LAFC co-owners Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra share their excitement as Banc of California Stadium is unveiled.



Last Train to Russia: Ekaterinburg.


Last Train to Russia: Kazan.


Last Train to Russia: Samara.


Last Train to Russia: Saransk.


Last Train to Russia: Nizhny Novgorod.


Last Train to Russia: St. Petersburg.


Premier League Highlights

Burnley 1-2 Chelsea: Chelsea five points from 4th.


Leicester City 0-0 Southampton: Spoils shared.


Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester United: "B" squad does just fine.


Brighton 1-1 Tottenham: Hosts earn valuable point.


Prem: Top goals of Week 34.


WATCH: Manchester City's top goals of the season.


Weekend football

FA Cup and Premier League predictor.


W2W4: Do Spurs care about FA Cup?

W2W4 previews the weekend's action by highlighting its most compelling storylines as Man United and Tottenham vie for a place in the FA Cup final.

Premier League: What is still at stake?

Manchester City have wrapped up the Premier League title with a month to spare, but what else has yet to be decided?

Pogba, Man United respond to Mourinho criticism

With their under-scrutiny midfielder impressing, much-changed Man United got a confidence boost ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semifinal vs. Tottenham.

Pogba and Herrera land 9/10s for United

Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera dictated play for Manchester United, as one would expect them to at their best. But Luke Shaw looked rusty.

WATCH: Mourinho on Pogba's performance.

Jose Mourinho was asked to rate Paul Pogba and respond to Paul Scholes' scathing criticism of the Frenchman after the West Brom match.


Morata's Chelsea nightmare continues

Antonio Conte's side maintain hope of a top-four finish after beating Burnley to claim their second away win in five days, but Alvaro Morata's ongoing frustration was visible once again.

Morata apologises for substitution tantrum

Antonio Conte said he will consider playing Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud together in attack for Chelsea's FA Cup semifinal against Southampton.

Who's to blame for Chelsea's failed season?

With Chelsea on the outside looking in when it comes to the UCL next season, the FC crew examine who's to blame for their underwhelming campaign.


Burnley 1-2 Chelsea: Chelsea five points from 4th.


Liga MX


W2W4: Liga MX to bid farewell to Marquez, Estadio Azul

Week 16 of Liga MX's Clausura boasts matchups between playoff contenders, a home farewell to a Liga MX legend, as well as the age-old Estadio Azul.

How to fix the Copa MX

The Copa MX has been completely overshadowed by other competitions this time around. What can be done to restore its prestige?

Unravelling the Liga MX playoff picture with two rounds to go

With the Liga MX playoff picture far from settled with just two weeks remaining, Cesar Hernandez breaks down all 18 teams' chances into four tiers.



Enjoy Marquez while you still can

Rafa Marquez's playing career is coming to a close, and with it the opportunity to appreciate one of the greatest players in Mexican soccer history.

EXCLUSIVE: Marquez opens up about World Cup hopes.

Mexican legend Rafa Marquez sits down with ESPN to discuss his lengthy career and the possibility of playing in a fifth World Cup before retiring.


Osorio's big idea for Mexico's World Cup prep

Juan Carlos Osorio has developed an online platform of learning and nutrition for his Mexico players as they prep for the World Cup.

Moreno: Toronto looked like they didn't belong.


Toronto must discover ruthless streak

After missing chances in the first leg, Toronto must now score two goals at minimum, something no team has done to Chivas in this tournament.

Chivas' attacking endeavor surprises Toronto FC

After delivering a gritty performance to get past NYRB in the previous round, no one expected Chivas to stun Toronto like it did on Tuesday night.

The Toe Poke

Drogba backs Salah after Liverpool milestone

Didier Drogba sent Mohamed Salah a message of congratulations after the Egyptian became the highest scoring African player in a single season.

Zlatan as a movie star? Yes, please!

Everyone's favourite Swashbuckling Swede -- the one and only Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- has admitted he's considering a career as a film star.

WATCH: Conte's wife calls during press conference.

Antonio Conte was embarrassed in front of a room full of journalists as a phone call from his wife interrupted his press conference.


Premier League

Premier League winter break plan not fit for purpose

A mid-season break is long overdue in England, but the current proposals are deeply flawed and nothing more than a lame attempt at ticking a box.

Premier League winter break: How it could work

The Premier League in February confirmed it is open to the idea of introducing a winter break, and reports suggest it could be announced soon.

Safe standing should return to English football

Football grounds are safer than they have ever been. Safe standing provides a chance to further reduce the risk to matchgoing supporters.

Italian Serie A

Are Napoli capable of winning at Juventus?


Napoli visit Juventus with title race firmly back on

Just days ago, Napoli's title challenge seemed to be dead but favourable results Wednesday make Sunday's trip to Juventus the "mother of all games."

Real Madrid


Bale deserved better at Real Madrid if this is the end

Gareth Bale's Real Madrid career looks to be coming to a unceremonious end but if this is in fact how it ends, he should be remembered favourably.

Money won't deter Perez over Arrizabalaga

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is keen on signing Athletic 'keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and when Perez wants you, cost isn't normally an issue.

Zidane: Real Madrid don't listen to you guys.

Zinedine Zidane defended his side's recent performances and admitted that they try to avoid what the press have said about them.


fifa world cup

Ibrahimovic: I am going to the World Cup.


Baggio's penalty, Poll's card trick in World Cup bloopers

Roberto Baggio's penalty, Graham Poll's three-card trick and Rene Higuita's walkabout feature in Nick Miller's World Cup Top Tenner of bloopers.

World Cup auditions highlight Libertadores

One of the early trends in this year's Copa Libertadores is that players are getting a chance to audition for European clubs and World Cup spots.


Bayern dominance, Bundesliga brain drain

The semifinals of the DFB Pokal highlighted some glaring problems in the Bundesliga, with Bayern Munich's hegemony continuing to go unchallenged.

Dortmund must lick derby wounds ahead of Bayer

Borussia Dortmund were exposed tactically in the derby vs. Schalke. They'll have to quickly regroup against Leverkusen to salvage a top-four place.

WATCH: The art of dribbling with Leon Bailey.

Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey gives ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes a crash course in the art of dribbling and reveals his influences growing up.


international champions cup

ICC includes Madrid, Barca, Manchester clubs, Liverpool

The International Champions Cup announced its full 2018 schedule, featuring games like Real Madrid-Man United and Man United-Liverpool.

Man Utd-Liverpool, Madrid-Juve among the biggest games

The International Champions Cup is back for 2018 and will see the game's top teams face off in preseason. Here are six must-see games.

WATCH: Stars heap praise on International Champions Cup.

Luis Garcia, Michael Essien and many more former stars heap praise on the ICC tournament and how it prepares for the long season ahead.


UEFA Champions League

Marcotti reveals Roma's weakness vs. Liverpool.


Are Real Madrid underdogs against Bayern?

The FC crew are split on whether Bayern Munich or Real Madrid is the likelier side to prevail in their Champions League semifinal tie.


Who will go through in UCL/UEL?

With the draws made for the semifinals in the Champions League and Europa League, here's a look at how the big games will pan out.

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