The Gunners, who beat AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate in the last 16, will play the first leg at home on April 5 with the return leg at the VEB Arena scheduled for April 12. CSKA Moscow failed to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages this season with Manchester United and Basel progressing from […]

Liverpool will face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals. The teams have already met twice in the Premier League this season, City winning 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium in September, but their unbeaten run was ended at Anfield in January as the Reds registered a 4-3 victory. Anfield will host the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later. The European Champions’ coach Fernando Santos will have to do without central defender Pepe, but has called up 20-year-old Benfica defender Ruben Dias. Portugal were third in FIFA’s world rankings […]

Premier League strugglers Southampton have appointed Mark Hughes as their new manager following the sacking of Mauricio Pellegrino, the club announced on Wednesday. Southampton dismissed Pellegrino on Monday after a run of just one win in 17 matches left the side only a point and one place above the relegation zone with eight games of […]

Jack Wilshere is set for an England recall when Gareth Southgate names his squad for the pre-World Cup friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy on Thursday. The 26-year-old has not played for his country since the embarrassing Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland but has impressed after winning back his club place with Arsenal. Wilshere’s likely […]



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