Chelsea’s Eden Hazard ‘sometimes seems a bit happy with what he has,’ says Michael Ballack

(CNN)Belgian forward Eden Hazard could be as good as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo if he changes his attitude, according to former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack. Ballack wants to see more consistency and a better work ethic from the 27-year-old but questions whether Hazard has the drive to be considered…

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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus win

Manchester (CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo was the last player to leave the Old Trafford pitch, serenaded as he made his way to the tunnel by the Manchester United fans who had remained with a rendition of “Viva Ronaldo,” the adaptation of the Elvis riff once commonplace on these terraces a decade or…

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Arnautovic seals victory as West Ham compound Manchester United gloom

The gloom surrounding Manchester United intensified after Felipe Anderson, a Victor Lindelf own goal and Marko Arnautovic gave West Ham a 3-1 win Clubs cannot win the Premier League by the end of September, but they can certainly lose it. And yet for Manchester United, the death or otherwise of…

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WWE Champion Roman Reigns Takes Leave Of Absence To Fight Leukemia – Perez Hilton

This is so sad… WWE wrestler and current Universal Championship title holder Roman Reigns is abdicating his championship and walking away from the sport — at least for the time being — to battle leukemia. The 33-year-old star wrestler and former football player revealed his diagnosis last night in a very…

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Cristiano Ronaldo stars in club’s win amid rape claim

(CNN)Amid rape allegations and with growing unease among his sponsors, Cristiano Ronaldo appeared unaffected as he starred for his club Juventus in its latest win. Follow @cnnsport Meanwhile, two leading sponsors of the 33-year-old are “monitoring the situation” as shares in Juventus — which have risen more than 100% in…

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What the back pages are saying: Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui’s future in doubt

(CNN)It’s been a tough few months for Julen Lopetegui. Follow @cnnsport READ: Jose Mourinho provoked on touchline as Chelsea snatches draw against Manchester United READ: Bayern Munich will no longer accept ‘disrespectful and disgusting’ reporting Newspaper SPORT suggests Real Madrid president Perez is looking to fire Lopetegui this week after…

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Jose Mourinho provoked on touchline as Chelsea snatches draw against Manchester United

(CNN)Ross Barkley’s goal deep in stoppage time ensured Chelsea remain unbeaten in the Premier League as Maurizio Sarri’s team earned a 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Follow @cnnsport READ: Mamadou Sakho’s journey from Paris to the Premier League READ: Bayern visualize the sound of fans…

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Michael Carrick: Depression over a game sounds extreme but I felt in a very dark place

Michael Carrick tells Daniel Taylor about the guilt that gripped him after the 2009 Champions League final, guiding Manchester Uniteds young players though pitfalls and dishing out rollickings Michael Carrick tells a story about the first time he encountered Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United when, by his own admission,…

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Ballon dOr 2018: contenders for footballs global honour revealed

Contenders for the 2018 Ballon dOr are revealed with Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Gareth Bale and Mohamed Salah making the list along with Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze have been nominated for the inaugural womens Ballon dOr while Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo…

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