Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 14th and 15th goals to set a record scoring start in a Spanish league season as Real Madrid eased to a 5-0 win at Levante on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored to move one goal from the competition's all-time scorer.
Juventus' Arturo Vidal, has been Manchester United's muse all summer and it looks like the highly rated midfielder could join Louis van Gaal's side before the transfer window shuts on Monday. After signing Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria for a record British transfer fee of GBP 59.7million, United have begun serious talks with Vidal for a possible move to Old Trafford.
With 10 days left for the English Premier League season to kick off, United`s players and Louis van Gaal have an interesting time ahead. The manager will be looking to cull down players he feels deemed for United. Several faces that include the likes of Shinji Kagawa, Javier Hernandez, Nani, Anderson and Marouane Fellaini are the pivotal faces that could leave Old Trafford.
Manchester United defenders have impressed new coach Louis van Gaal in their unbeaten pre-season tour with the Dutchman lauding the backline for adapting well to the new formation he has introduced since arriving at the club last month.
Javier Hernandez came off the bench to help Mexico reach the last 16 of the World Cup as their watertight defence and swift counter attacks gave them a 3-1 win against Croatia on Monday to emerge from Group A as runners-up behind Brazil.
Welcome to our live coverage of the World Cup Group A game between Croatia and Mexico at Arena Pernambuco – Recife. The Group A lclash between these two sides marks an interesting climax between two teams where Croatia need a win and Mexico need at least a draw to seal passage to the next round.
Javier "Little Pea" Hernandez, Mexico`s third most prolific international goalscorer of all time, has been left out of the starting line-up for Friday`s World Cup opener against Cameroon at Dunas arena.
Javier Hernandez getting back among the goals at Manchester United after a bit-part role this season would come as a welcome relief to Mexico coach Miguel Herrera ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, after finding firepower a big problem in qualifying.