Tuesday Kickoff: Fabregas, Chicharito, Balotelli and more


A Mexican star is set for some time away from his club team during the international break, while Chelsea could be set for another major transfer.

Bayer Leverkusen has granted Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez a special leave to visit his girlfriend, who is recovering from a collapsed lung. (REPORT)

AC Milan is reportedly interested in Cesc Fabregas. Chelsea would reportedly be interested in a cash-plus-player deal that involved Mattia de Sciglio. (REPORT)

Mario Balotelli is unlikely to serve a red card suspension after French officials admitted that the forward’s second yellow card was incorrect. (REPORT)

13-year-old Karamoko Dembele came off the bench to make his debut for Celtic U-20s on Monday. (REPORT)

Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi is set to sign a new deal with the Italian club according to his agent. (REPORT)

Juventus forward Claudio Marchisio is nearing a return from injury. (REPORT)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says his father was in contact with Manchester City over a possible move this past summer. (REPORT)


Swansea City hired Bob Bradley as the club’s new manager. (READ)

SBI asks how you think Bradley will fare with his new club. (READ)

Alejandro Bedoya has withdrawn from U.S. Men’s National Team camp due to injury. (READ)

Following lengthy absences, Danny Williams and Timmy Chandler are looking to reclaim spots with the U.S. Men’s National Team. (READ)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hinted that he is targeting a 48-team World Cup. (READ)

Evan Bush earned SBI MLS Player of the Week honors to headline this weekend’s Best of MLS. (READ)

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