‘No time to cry’: Premier League now only focus for Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — With no distractions from cup competitions, Chelsea’s path to the Premier League title is clear with 11 games to go — starting on Sunday against Southampton. The Blues were eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday, less than two weeks after winning the League Cup. “The same players, they have to go[…]

Matija Nastasic gets permanent contract with Schalke

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Defender Matija Nastasic has signed a long-term deal with Schalke after arriving from Manchester City on loan. The 21-year-old Serb, who has been playing regularly for Schalke, signed a contract until the end of the 2018-19 season. The deal was announced one day after Schalke was eliminated from the Champions League[…]

Messi, Aguero, Higuain in Argentina squad for matches in US

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has named Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain in a squad to face El Salvador and Ecuador in international friendlies later this month in the United States. Martino announced the 22-player squad on Tuesday, and included a first-time call up for Real Sociedad goalkeeper Geronimo[…]

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