Friday Kickoff: Reus, Suarez, Alderweireld and more


A star attacker is nearing a return to the field, while one of the world’s top forwards is looking to continue his career with his current club.

Thomas Tuchel says he will not put a firm date on Marco Reus’ comeback, saying the winger has “all the time in the world” to recover from an adductor injury. (REPORT)

Luis Suarez says he is hoping to retire at Barcelona. (REPORT)

Tottenham centerback Toby Alderweireld has been ruled out of  Saturday’s match at Bournemouth. (REPORT)

Christian Fuchs, who had previously stated his interest in playing in New York, has signed a new contract that will keep him at Leicester City until 2018. (READ)

Santi Cazorla could miss out on Arsenal’s clash with Middlesbrough over the weekend, while Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey could return to the lineup next week. (REPORT)

Radamel Falcao has returned to the pitch after passing concussion protocol. (REPORT)

Gianluigi Buffon says that Chinese investment in Serie A is a “defeat” for the Italian game. (REPORT)

Former Spain manager Vicente del Bosque says he received a €10 million offer from China, but insists that he has no desire to come out of retirement. (REPORT)


The U.S. Men’s National Team fell two spots in the latest FIFA rankings. (READ)

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says that he’s open to hosting UCL finales outside of Europe, including in New York. (READ)

Just days after capturing the NWSL title, Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into a “dream” U.S. Women’s National Team debut. (READ)

Jermaine Jones is set to return to action with the Colorado Rapids following an extended injury layoff. (READ)

Michael Orozco offers a look at life at Tijuana in a video tour around his home and the club. (READ)


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