Wednesday Kickoff: Messi, Sanchez, Ings and more


Lionel Messi may be in a bit of trouble for a post-game incident, while Alexis Sanchez is also dealing with soem off-the-field issues.

Manchester City has denied reports of a tunnel altercation involving Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star reportedly waited outside of Manchester City’s locker room in an effort to confront an unnamed player following Tuesday’s 3-1 loss. (REPORT)

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez  has been accused of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of almost €1 million during his time at Barcelona. (REPORT)

Liverpool forward Danny Ings suffered a knee injury and could be out up to nine months. (REPORT)

Sunderland boss David Moyes will serve a one-game suspension after accepting an FA misconduct charge. (REPORT)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been named in Manchester United’s 21-man traveling squad ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash with Fenerbahce. (REPORT)

Tim Cahill is out of the latest Australia squad due to soreness. (REPORT)


David Beckham’s Miami project is reportedly targeting a 2018 start date. (READ)

NYCFC star David Villa will not be suspended for Sunday’s playoff clash with Toronto FC. (READ)

Villa, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Sacha Kljestan were named finalists for the MLS MVP award. (READ)

Bobby Wood was handed a three-match ban after earning a red card over the weekend. (READ)

Didier Drogba returned to practice on Tuesday, marking his first full involvement in two weeks. (READ)

Atlanta United will reportedly pay over $1 million for the use of Bobby Dodd Stadium. (READ)


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