4:30 AM ET Wait, what? You think it’s over? You really think that because Atletico Madrid only need to beat bottom-three Real Valladolid to win their third La Liga title in 44 long years, and that because they Harry Houdini-ed their way out of frightful peril at the weekend, we’ve already had our last Glenn
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8:59 AM ET Moises Llorens Sam Marsden Barcelona president Joan Laporta has secured a loan from an American investment bank which will allow him to use €100 million ($122m) to settle outstanding payments owed to the players, various sources have told ESPN. Laporta will be able to call on a credit line of up to
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7:06 AM ET France boss Didier Deschamps will call up Karim Benzema to his 26-man squad for Euro 2020, sources told ESPN, despite the striker facing trial for alleged blackmail. The decision comes more than five years since Benzema’s last cap. Deschamps will announce his squad on Tuesday at 3 p.m. ET live on French
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5:05 AM ET Eric Cantona wasn’t surprised by his inclusion in the Hall of Fame. Photo by Harold Cunningham – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has become the third person inducted into the Premier League’s Hall of Fame, following Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer. Cantona, 54, joined United from Leeds United in
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12:22 AM ET New York Red Bulls and United States international defender Aaron Long has sustained a ruptured right Achilles tendon, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to ESPN. MLSMultiplex was the first to report the extent of Long’s injury. – ESPN+: MLS chat and more on ESPN FC Daily (U.S. only)– Which
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10:19 PM ET Reigning Major League Soccer champions Columbus have reached an agreement with supporters that walks back some of the more controversial aspects of its recent rebrand, including adding back the word “Crew” to the team’s official name and logo. Members of the front office met with representatives of various Crew supporters groups, including
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1:20 PM ET Title-chasing Real Madrid will be without midfielder Toni Kroos for their must-win match against Villarreal on the final day of the Liga season after the German tested positive for COVID-19. – Real, Atletico title deciders moved after complaints– Monday Musings: Suarez rescues Atleti’s La Liga title hopes The club announced that Kroos
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11:07 AM ET Kathleen McNamee United States women’s national team duo Sam Mewis and Rose Lavelle have announced they are leaving Manchester City and returning to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) after one season in the Women’s Super League (WSL). Mewis, who was named ESPN’s inaugural best women’s player in the world, is rejoining
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4:22 PM ET Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson said his late game-winning goal against West Bromwich Albion was all down to his “instincts” as a footballer. The Brazil shot stopper headed in the winner for Liverpool on almost the last touch of the game in the 2-1 victory over the Baggies to keep their Champions League hopes
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4:43 PM ET Harry Kane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club this summer, sources have told ESPN. Sources said the England captain expressed his desire to move on during a face-to-face meeting with chairman Daniel Levy and would prefer to remain in the Premier League. – Where are they now? Spurs’ team
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11:27 AM ET A man with a backpack full of Bibles broke into Neymar‘s property early Sunday morning before being arrested and transported to a psychiatric hospital, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC. – Vickery: Neymar is still Brazil’s main man– Laurens: Will PSG regret giving Neymar a new contract? The 26-year-old managed to make
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9:48 AM ET Jeff Carlisle Close U.S. soccer correspondent Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Kyle Bonagura Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Pac-12. Joined ESPN in 2014. Attended Washington State University. The Sounders look unstoppable, FC Cincinnati opened their brand-new stadium with a familiar defeat, and the New
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6:04 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona are exploring replacements for Ronald Koeman but president Joan Laporta doesn’t want to sack the Dutch coach without having a successor in place, multiple sources have told ESPN. Barca had the destiny of the La Liga title in their own hands before facing Granada on April 29
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6:55 AM ET Alex Kirkland La Liga‘s title-deciding final round has seen kickoff times changed for the third time in 12 hours due to a row over Villarreal‘s preparation time for the Europa League final and concerns over a clash with the Eurovision Song Contest. Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid both go into this weekend’s
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