According to reports, Manchester United are 'above all' in the race to sign Newcastle United target Adrien Rabiot from Serie A giants Juventus.
Chelsea are desperate for a win as they return to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League this afternoon. It’s been a tough start to the new Mauricio Pochettino era in west London, with poor results played out against the backdrop of another ongoing injury crisis. Villa won 2-0 on this ground back in April and will be targeting successive league triumphs over today’s opponents for the first time in 30 years, though Pochettino is boosted by the returns of Moises Caicedo and Armando Broja.
Kylian Mbappe remains the closest contender to Erling Haaland but Harry Kane has his first Bayern Munich hat-trick and is lurking in the Bayern background.
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