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Alvaro Morata will fill Diego Costa void for Chelsea, says Andriy Shevchenko

Alvaro Morata will fill Diego Costa void for Chelsea, says Andriy Shevchenko

Diego Costa's departure will have no lasting impact on Chelsea's title ambitions because in Alvaro Morata they have signed the perfect striker to fill his boots, the club's former frontman Andriy Shevchenko said on Friday.

India bracing for U-17 World Cup Challenge: Luis Norton de Matos India bracing for U-17 World Cup Challenge: Luis Norton de Matos

Matos said India did not play enough matches against national teams but the performance against Chile should hold them in good stead.

Manchester United's Paul Pogba could be out for three months: Report Manchester United's Paul Pogba could be out for three months: Report

French international Paul Pogba could be out of action for three months, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday, dealing a huge blow to Manchester United.

Atletico Madrid show classic grit in triumphant start to new era Atletico Madrid show classic grit in triumphant start to new era

Torres was brought on as a substitute to a huge ovation, the former Liverpool and Chelsea striker still a huge fan favourite at Atletico.

Paulinho helps Barcelona move seven points clear of Real Madrid; Ousmane Dembele limps off Paulinho helps Barcelona move seven points clear of Real Madrid; Ousmane Dembele limps off

Barca were dealt a double blow before half-time as record signing Ousmane Dembele limped off with a hamstring injury, before Gaku Shibasaki`s sensational volley put Getafe in front.

EPL Saturday Report: Six-goal Manchester City go top, Liverpool held by Burnley EPL Saturday Report: Six-goal Manchester City go top, Liverpool held by Burnley

It was City`s 12th goal of a memorable week that also included a 5-0 thrashing of Liverpool and a 4-0 win at Feyenoord.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte eyes revenge over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal Chelsea manager Antonio Conte eyes revenge over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal

The Gunners also handed Conte the most chastening defeat of his reign earlier that season with a 3-0 victory in the league, as well as defeating Chelsea in the Community Shield at the start of this term.

Romelu Lukaku set Wayne Rooney target by Jose Mourinho Romelu Lukaku set Wayne Rooney target by Jose Mourinho

Mourinho is of the view that Lukaku will continue to benefit from playing in a United side who carry more attacking threat than they did last season.

Kylian Mbappe not on Lionel Messi's level yet, says Pep Guardiola Kylian Mbappe not on Lionel Messi's level yet, says Pep Guardiola

Guardiola also said he had warned his Manchester City stars about the perils of social media although he has no intention of curbing their use of it.

Wayne Rooney deserves warm welcome on Old Trafford return, says Jose Mourinho Wayne Rooney deserves warm welcome on Old Trafford return, says Jose Mourinho

Rooney moved back to his boyhood club at the start of the season after 13 successful years at Manchester United.

EPL Preview: Manchester City, Watford eye Premier League summit EPL Preview: Manchester City, Watford eye Premier League summit

Table-toppers Manchester United and Manchester City, currently second on goal difference, both have 10 points from their opening four Premier League games.

Over 500000 World Cup tickets requested on first day of sales: FIFA Over 500000 World Cup tickets requested on first day of sales: FIFA

World soccer`s ruling body said in a statement that Russian fans had made the most requests in the first 24 hours of sales, "followed by their Mexican, Argentinian, Brazilian, Chinese, U.S., Colombian, German and English counterparts".

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne over crowd problems UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne over crowd problems

Arsenal said they had worked with the Metropolitan Police and UEFA in deciding whether the game, which the English team won 3-1, went ahead.

Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho sizzles in Delhi Dragons' 4-3 win over Mumbai Warriors Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho sizzles in Delhi Dragons' 4-3 win over Mumbai Warriors

Ronaldinho showed why he is is best in the world when he just flicked a pass into the goal post in the 13th minute to take his side 2-1 up.

AIFF boss Praful Patel boasts of India having international standard infrastructure AIFF boss Praful Patel boasts of India having international standard infrastructure

Patel, who has been at the helm of affairs for more than eight years, said that India is ready for the mega-event starting October 6.

Manchester United has the best squad in Premier League, feels club legend Ryan Giggs Manchester United has the best squad in Premier League, feels club legend Ryan Giggs

Giggs also termed ManU's decision to appoint Mourinho as a difficult one but said the club went for someone who was proven.