Tuesday Kickoff: Kane, Ronaldo, Toure and more


One of England’s brightest stars looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while Real Madrid has been boosted by the return of two of the world’s best.

Harry Kane could be sidelined for up to two months after suffering an ankle injury over the weekend. (REPORT)

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale returned to Real Madrid training on Monday after missing Sunday’s win over Espanyol. (REPORT)

Yaya Toure announced that he has retired from the Ivory Coast’s national team after making 102 appearances over a 12-year international career. (REPORT)

Andres Iniesta says he has no plans to be come a manager upon the conclusion of his playing career. (REPORT)

Patrick van Aanholt was removed from the Sunderland lineup on Sunday after the club received results of several cardiology tests. (REPORT)

AC Milan is prepared to offer 17-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma a new contract with the club. (REPORT)

Melbourne City has signed Argentinian winger Nicolas Colazo from Boca Juniors. (REPORT)

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis announced that the club has signed defender Kalidou Koulibaly to a deal that will keep him at the club until 2021. (REPORT)


Frank Lampard is set to miss three-to-four weeks due to a calf injury. (READ)

Columbus was officially confirmed as the host city for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s Hexagonal-opening clash against Mexico. (READ)

Former Argentina manager Gerardo Martino and former Seattle Sounders boss Sigi Schmid have been linked to the Atlanta United job. (READ)

U.S. Men’s National team assistant coach Andi Herzog is interested in the managerial opening at Werder Bremen, his former club. (READ)

Landon Donovan fought off chants of “AARP” from the Sporting KC crowd to score his first goal since his return to the field. (READ)

Jozy Altidore, Jordan Morris and Kelyn Rowe headline this weekend’s Best of MLS. (READ)

Werder Bremen forward Aron Johannsson insists that the referee misheard him before issuing the American a straight red card over the weekend. (READ)

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