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Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar, Bale, Sturridge and more

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One La Liga star remains the target of local authorities, while another is in danger of missing his team’s biggest game due to injury.

Prosecutors in Spain are seeking a two-year prison sentence and a hefty fine for Neymar as punishment for the Brazilian star’s allegedly corrupt transfer from Santos to Barcelona. (REPORT)

Gareth Bale’s status is up in the air for this weekend’s Clasico after the Real Madrid winger injured his ankle in Champions League play. (REPORT)

Daniel Sturridge has been linked with a move to Southampton. (REPORT)

Swansea winger Ki Sung-Yueng has been ruled out for two weeks due to a broken toe. (REPORT)

The FA has charged Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater with violent conduct. (REPORT)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Serge Aurier was denied entry into England and will miss the club’s UCL clash with Arsenal. (REPORT)

TUESDAY REWIND

New U.S. Men’s National Team manager Bruce Arena says he will accept all players eligible to represent the team. (READ)

Sunil Gulati said a disappointing 2015 combined with the Hexagonal results led to Jurgen Klinsmann’s dismissal. (READ)

Goals from Jordan Morris and Nico Lodeiro pushed the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids. (READ)

The Montreal Impact held on to win, but not before Toronto FC scored two vital away goals in a 3-2 clash at the Olympic Stadium. (READ)

The match between the Impact and TFC was delayed due to incorrect field measurements. (READ)

Arena says he has not ruled out calling up Landon Donovan to the USMNT. (READ)

After 10 years away, Arena says he is better equipped to handle the USMNT gig. (READ)

In a Facebook video, Jurgen Klinsmann gave thanks to all those involved with the USMNT following his dismissal. (READ)

With Klinsmann now gone, the pressure now falls to the players to step up and lead the USMNT out of its current hole. (READ)

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