Football News and Gossip: UEFA Super Cup final, Bayern interested in Coutinho, ManCity Avoids transfer Ban and more..

Bayern Munich are interested in signing Philippe Coutinho on loan, should he not be involved in a potential swap deal with Paris Saint-Germain which would involve Neymar returning to Barcelona, according to Sky in Germany.

Meanwhile, Barcelona are open to offering Ivan Rakitic, Philippe Coutinho and €100M for Neymar, according to ESPN


Brescia and Flamengo are both looking to sign free agent forward Mario Balotelli, reports Sky Italia 👀
Where will the 29-year-old land? 🤔

Adil Rami has had his contract terminated for skipping training to appear on a reality TV show, reports L’EQUIPE 😳

OFFICIAL: Bayern Munich announce the signing of Ivan Perisic on a season-long loan from Inter ✍️

Henry Onyekuru has joined french side Monaco on a five year contract.

Nicolas Pepe’s replacement Victor Osimhen scored a brace for Lille on his Ligue 1 debut against Nantes

🚨 Daniele De Rossi has scored on his Boca Juniors debut against Almagro in the Copa Argentina ⚽🥅

Manchester City have avoided a transfer ban by FIFA even after being found guilty of illegally registering the transfers of minors.

Chelsea were found guilty of registering the transfers of minors and were punished by being told to serve a transfer ban of 2 windows.

Chelsea were handed a one-year transfer ban and fined more than £460,000 in February, however FIFA stated its disciplinary committee acknowledged the Premier League champions “accepted responsibility” in the matter.

BREAKING: we can confirm that Man City Defender Mangala is set to join new club Valencia

The Champions League play offs is set!

Super cup

Liverpool and Chelsea are set to battle out for the champions of champions of Europe -the super cup final- today in Istanbul, Turkey

The game is going to be taken charge by the first time in UEFA history by a female center referee.

Stephanie Frappart has declared she and her refereeing team are “not afraid” as they prepare to create history in Liverpool’s UEFA Super Cup final.

Frappart will become the first female to take charge of a major UEFA men’s match in Wednesday’s clash.

Team News

We will bring you more team news as the day progresses but we can confirm that Antonio Rudiger and willian are back in training and back in contention or Chelsea while Ngolo Kante is a doubt after picking up a knock in training. He is to be assessed before kick off tonight

Liverpool will be without first choice goal keeper Allison after he suffered a calf issue on The opening match day Of the EPL. Adrian will keep his place in between the sticks while veteran Lonegard will provide backup after being signed as emergency cover as all their goalkeeping options are injured.

Naby Keita is also a doubt for this game after feeling a reoccurrence Of the muscle injury he picked up while at National team duty last month.

Mane has declared himself fit enough to start saying he doesn’t need a holiday following his lengthy season

Compiled by: Utomobong Smart, David Okon and Emmanuel Alfred

Source: variable

Image credits: goal.com, bleacher report, twitter

Updated: August 14, 2019 — 6:40 am

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