Tuesday Kickoff: Marquinhos, Zouma, Medel and more


One centerback says he will stay put despite interest from one of the world’s biggest clubs while another’s long road to recovery is reaching its end.

Despite interest from Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos says he wants to continue with the French club. (REPORT)

Kurt Zouma returned to the pitch on Monday in a match with the Chelsea under-23s for his first appearance in nine months. (REPORT)

Inter Milan’s Gary Medel has been handed a three-match suspension for elbowing Atalanta’s Jasmin Kurtic. (REPORT)

Bayer Leverkusen manager  Roger Schmidt has been fined €15,000 and suspended for two matches after calling Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann a “nutcase”. (REPORT)

Despite reports stating that Robert Lewandwoski has agreed to a new deal with Bayern, the forward’s agent says there is “nothing new to report” with regards to a contract extension. (REPORT)

Lyon’s Mathieu Valbuena is set to miss three weeks due to a shoulder injury. (REPORT)

Abou Diaby is set to miss four months after undergoing an operation on his right ankle. (REPORT)

Former Premier League forward Peter Odemwingie has signed with Rotherham. (REPORT)


Giles Barnes and the Vancouver Whitecaps headlined the Best of MLS. (READ)

After difficulty adapting to a lesser role, Brad Davis is ready for his post-playing career. (READ)

Jack Harrison continues to shine for NYCFC as the team heads towards the postseason. (READ)

The U.S. Women’s National Team dominated Switzerland again in a 5-1 friendly win. (READ)


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