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22  septembre     00h34
Cristiano Ronaldo dons a sword and traditional Saudi dress in new video with team-mate Sadio Mane to celebrate Saudi Arabian culture
   Ronaldo, , only made the switch to Saudi Arabia in December last year but has already settled into life in the Middle East with ease.
Man United stars ’are still upset over David de Gea’s treatment’ before Andre Onana was signed for 47m to replace the axed Spanish goalkeeper
   De Gea left Man United when his deal expired at the end of June with the club having backed out of a new contract offer to the Spanish goalkeeper, which would have kept him at the club on reduced terms.
Andre Onana’s handling woes continue with the goalkeeper dropping his car keys... as Man United’s squad return home after their Bayern Munich defeat
   Andre Onana’s handling woes continued as Man United players returned home following their Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich, with the goalkeeper pictured dropping his car keys.
WWE continues cull of talent with Dana Brooke, Mansoor and Mace all axed as wrestling promotion releases more stars amid budget cuts following merger with UFC
   The wrestling company has now released stars in its latest round of cuts in a brutal cull following its merger with UFC. It follows the release of ex World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler.
Man United boss Erik ten Hag has put his stamp on the team with a 400m transfer splurge... but the problem is they’re getting WORSE
   CHRIS WHEELER IN MUNICH: At a time when Erik ten Hag’s transfer policy is coming under some scrutiny, Andre Onana picked a bad moment to commit his first howler for Man United.
Fears it’s full-time for Football Focus: Iconic BBC show facing urgent talks to reverse decline in viewing figures with over a third lost in the last four years
   EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Mail Sport can reveal the year old programme has lost more than one third of its early season audience in the space of four years.
N’Golo Kante opens his Al-Ittihad account with a long-range SCREAMER, Neymar and Co. are held to a draw and an ex-Liverpool star scores a brace in all the latest Saudi League action
   N’Golo Kante opened his Al Ittihad goalscoring account in emphatic fashion after scoring a long range screamer in their league win on Thursday night.
21  septembre     23h56
Michael Owen claims Jurgen Klopp will be ’concerned’ with Liverpool’s slow starts... after the Reds were forced to come from behind again
   Owen suggested Klopp will been concerned by their tendency to fall behind despite recovering from setbacks to win matches against Bournemouth , Newcastle, Wolves and LASK.
France suffer huge World Cup blow as star man Antoine Dupont ’fractures his cheekbone’ in 96-0 thrashing of Namibia
   The French scrum half was caught by a high tackle from Namibia’s Johan Deysel, who was given a yellow card which was later upgraded to a red on review.
LASK 1-3 Liverpool: Mo Salah, Luis Diaz, and Darwin Nunez score as Reds mount ANOTHER comeback win after poor first half in Austria where they fell behind
   LEWIS STEELE AT THE RAIFFEISEN ARENA, LINZ: The Reds handed out lots of opportunities by making changes to the side who beat Wolves. And they did not compete at all in the first half.
Liverpool’s defensive issues run deep, Ryan Gravenberch fits Jurgen Klopp’s midfield well... and Ben Doak is still rough around the edges: FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED from Reds’ 3-1 comeback win at LASK
   In Virgil van Dijk and Ibrahima Konate, they had the central defensive pairing that started the Champions League final. And yet they were behind within minutes, still shuddering into life.
Under-pressure Rangers boss Michael Beale calls on his players to back up superb 1-0 win over Real Betis and banish their early season woes
   Michael Beale has told his Rangers players they must back up a superb win over Real Betis to complete a turnaround from their early season woes.
POLE POSITION: ’The new races in America are mad, not pure Formula One. They follow Netflix too much’: Bernie Ecclestone’s still going strong at 92... and ex-F1 supremo is as outspoken as ever
   JONATHAN McEVOY POLE POSITION: We spoke to Bernie Ecclestone packing for his next trip. He was en route from Ibiza to the place he now calls home, Gstaad, Switzerland.
Everton unlikely to have funds to sack Sean Dyche during 777 Partners takeover... with the Toffees boss protected by a 4m clause
   MATT HUGHES: With owner Farhad Moshiri unwilling to inject any more money, Everton are relying on loans from and MSP Sports Capital, which may not extend to a managerial pay off.
Alastair Cook wants to bow out of cricket with minimal fuss, ideally with another County Championship with Essex next week... and then head for his farm
   It says everything about Alastair Cook that he has already played on for Essex far longer than he planned when he bade farewell to England with a fairytale century in his last Test.
Aberdeen boss Barry Robson says 2-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt ’gives the players confidence they belong at this level’ and takes heart from ’disciplined performance’ despite defeat
   MARK WALKER IN FRANKFURT: Barry Robson insisted that their performance last night could be the spark that turns around what has been a poor campaign so far.
Harry Arter is refusing to terminate his 40k-per-week Nottingham Forest contract despite not playing for two years and the club being desperate to sell the midfielder after he ’returned unfit’ for pre-season
   EXCLUSIVE: Harry Arter wants to see out the remainder of his existing , per week Nottingham Forest contract despite not playing for two years and the club trying to come to an exit agreement.
Joe Cole claims Mohammed Kudus will be ’another weapon for David Moyes’... as West Ham’s 38m signing scores in Europa League win over Backa Topola
   Former West Ham star Joe Cole has hailed Mohammed Kudus after the summer signing scored his first goal for the club in their Europa League win over Backa Topola.
Blow the whistle on Football Focus. We used to love it... but now it’s an irrelevance
   COMMENT BY JONATHAN McEVOY: It was a staple of growing up for many of us, providing an insight into the matches when there was nowhere else to turn to. Its only rival was Saint and Greavsie
Owen Farrell relishing England return in low-key clash against Chile after serving four-match ban... with the fly-half to continue as captain for the rest of the World Cup
   CHRIS FOY IN LILLE: After Steve Borthwick recalled Owen Farrell yesterday, he was asked if the Test centurion would continue as England’s leader for the rest of this World Cup.
West Ham 3-1 Backa Topola: Hammers survive scare to beat Serbian minnows in Europa League opener... as 38m man Mohammed Kudus stars
   Mohammed Kudus arrived for million from Ajax to a great deal of excitement around West Ham and how David Moyes hopes this will be the first of many magic moments for his new man.
The damning stats behind Manchester United’s dismal start: They can’t stop conceding, losing more duels, and they aren’t as trigger-happy in attack compared to last season... but in what metric have the Red Devils improved?
   While stats don’t always paint the full picture, this season’s numbers show how much standards have dropped for Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United side in a number of key areas.
Brighton 2-3 AEK Athens: Seagulls LOSE their first ever European match as Greek champions rain on their parade despite two Joao Pedro penalties
   MATT BARLOW AT THE AMEX: The flight of the Seagulls into Europe commanded great fanfare. It was, quite rightly, a celebration in its own right. Then AEK Athens clipped their wings.
Lionesses FINALLY reach 800,000 bonus agreement with the FA after players paused talks before the World Cup - as vice-captain Millie Bright hails ’extremely positive’ breakthrough
   Sarina Wiegman’s squad had been at loggerheads with the governing body before the tournament after they had been told they would not receive extra money on top of FIFA’s payments.
EXCLUSIVE: Alastair Cook set to retire from cricket (and it could even be tomorrow ) with ex-England captain and record Test run scorer focusing on his FARM and working behind the mic
   EXCLUSIVE BY PAUL NEWMAN: The former England captain will almost certainly retire next week at the end of a county season he still hopes will bring another title for Essex.
Chris Sutton explains the No 1 problem behind Man United’s awful form - and it’s NOT even their defence - as Ian Ladyman looks into ’uncertainty virus’ spreading through Erik ten Hag’s team on Mail Sport’s ’It’s All Coming Up’
   United are on a barren run of form by their standards having lost three of their opening five Premier Leagaue games and suffering defeat in their opening match of the Champions League.
Marcus Smith handed start at full-back for revamped England against Chile... as Owen Farrell is recalled at fly-half following his ban
   CHRIS FOY IN LILLE: Steve Borthwick has opted to rotate his playmakers, with Smith wearing for the first time, having made some encouraging cameo appearances off the bench.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy admits he made a ’MISTAKE’ hiring Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte
   On Tuesday night, the Spurs chief sat down with Son Heung Min and Ange Postecoglou at a fans forum to answer some questions from supporters.
Jurgen Klopp warns that Liverpool will NOT ’fly through’ their Europa League group, after Reds suffered early scare during 3-1 victory over LASK
   LEWIS STEELE: Jurgen Klopp has warned that Liverpool will not ’fly through’ the Europa League and they will have to dig in to win the competition after a tough first outing.
Robin Goodfellow’s racing tips: Best bets for Friday, September 22
   Mail Sport’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow delivers his tips for Friday’s meetings at Ayr, Newton Abbott, Kempton and Newbury.
PLAYER RATINGS: Ryan Gravenberch and Ben Doak impress on full debuts but Jurgen Klopp’s second string largely fail to convince after poor first-half display against LASK
   Ryan Gravenberch and Ben Doak were handed full debuts and were among the better performers on a night pockmarked with sloppy errors as Klopp made changes to his team.
Legia Warsaw 3-2 Aston Villa: Unai Emery left fuming as sloppy visitors are handed rude awakening on long-awaited return to European stage
   TOM COLLOMOSSE IN WARSAW: Emery made five changes and this result might make him doubt whether he has the squad to compete in four competitions.
West Ham fans share video of HORRENDOUS pre-match rain ahead of their Europa League opener... as supporters tease ’new waterfall feature’ at the London Stadium
   West Ham fans were left drenched ahead of their side’s Europa League opener on Thursday night following some heavy downpour at the London Stadium.
Lionel Messi reveals Barcelona significance behind his all-black leg ink: ’I got this tattoo to show my love for the club that made me what I am’
   The year old spent years at his boyhood club, Barcelona, before leaving for PSG in . But, despite his Nou Camp exit, two years on, the Inter Miami star still holds the Blaugrana dear.
Anass Zaroury backs 10m emergency appeal to support victims of ’heartbreaking’ Morocco earthquake... as Burnley partner with Islamic Relief to help aid distribution
   JACK GAUGHAN: Zaroury, who represents Morocco, has family who live close to Marrakesh and is joining Islamic Relief’s aid distribution after they partnered with Burnley.
Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion is released after nearly TWO DECADES with the company as the promotion rings the releases
   During his time there he became a two time World Heavyweight champion, two time United States Champion, six time Intercontinental Champion and through that he won the triple crown.
Former Sheffield Wednesday boss Darren Moore appointed new Huddersfield manager following the departure of Neil Warnock
   Warnock took charge of his last match for the Terriers in Wednesday night’s home draw with Stoke and the Sky Bet Championship club have wasted little time in naming Moore as his replacement.
Georgia Hall wary of Solheim Cup’s feisty past ahead of battle with the USA as Europe chase historic third straight triumph
   RIATH AL SAMARRAI: The biennial showdown between against the US has developed a reputation as one of the feistiest encounters in sport.
Tottenham are ’set to trigger a one-year extension’ clause in Son Heung-Min’s contract - in a bid to keep the South Korean at the club until 2026
   Following the summer transfer saga that surrounded Harry Kane , who had just months remaining on his deal in the north London, the club will be looking to avoid a repeat in the future.
IAN LADYMAN: While Man City have cracked the code, Chelsea too often are just throwing darts in the dark
   IAN LADYMAN: Chelsea’s Premier League money arrived a good while before City’s did. So it’s worth asking now just how a club with such a head start has managed to fall so far behind.
Conor Benn ’should NOT be boxing this weekend and is yet to clear his name’ after TWO failed drugs tests, insist the British Boxing Board of Control... with welterweight fighter set to return to ring after 17-month absence
   It was announced on Wednesday that Benn was set to fight for the first time since twice testing positive for clomifene in when he takes on little known Mexican Rodolfo Orozco on Saturday.
Everton confirm they are ’working alongside Merseyside Police’ after reported racist abuse directed towards an Arsenal player on Sunday
   Everton have confirmed that they are working with the Merseyside Police following a reported incident of racist abuse during their defeat to Arsenal .
US captain Stacy Lewis takes Solheim Cup gamble by leaving out world No 2 Lilia Vu of the opening session and asking out-of-form Lexi Thompson to hit first tee shot
   US captain Stacy Lewis has taken an opening session gamble by leaving out her top ranked player and placing the first tee shot in the hands of a golfer in the most questionable form.
Warren Gatland set to keep faith with hooker Ryan Elias and drop co-captain Dewi Lake to the bench as Wales boss recalls big guns for crunch World Cup clash against Australia
   Warren Gatland will recall his first choice stars on Friday for Wales’ crunch World Cup clash against Australia with Ryan Elias set to be preferred to co captain Dewi Lake at hooker.
Lionel Messi takes aim at former team PSG again and claims he was the ONLY World Cup-winning Argentina player not to get recognition from his club
   The seven time Ballon d’Or winner’s spell in Paris came to a sour end and he left the French champions at the end of his contract in summer to join David Beckham’s Inter Miami in mid July.
Lionel Messi reveals that he wants another child with his stunning wife, Antonela, as he claims ’we’ll see if a baby girl arrives’
   Messi, , is known for being a family man and he and his beautiful wife Antonela, also , share three sons together, Thiago, , Mateo,, and Ciro,, and he refused to rule out adding another.
Tottenham chief scout Leonardo Gabbanini leaves the club after ONE YEAR in the role
   Italian administrator Gabbanini has played a key role over the summer in identifying targets and acting as a conduit between intermediaries and the club, but he has now departed.
Max Verstappen plans to put Singpore’s fifth-placed finish behind him in Japan... but singles out McLaren duo Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri as major threats to his return to winning ways
   OLLIE LEWIS IN SUZUKA: The Dutchman, , saw his race winning run come to an end last weekend as his Red Bull struggled to master the razor tight street circuit in Marina Bay.
Gary Neville blames the Glazers for Man United’s demise, so how have other clubs left them behind?
   Manchester United’s humbling on their own turf at the hands of Brighton on Saturday was their third defeat in five league games, and the atmosphere at the club is starting to turn sour.
We’ll keep on sportswashing’: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince says he ’doesn’t care’ about criticism of the Gulf kingdom’s investment in Newcastle and golf - as long as it grows their GDP
   The nation has pursued a sports centric growth agenda over the past five years as Saudi Arabia itself has played host to a wealth of events from boxing matches to football tournaments.