Wednesday Kickoff: Leicester, Benzema, Queretaro and more


A surprising candidate could be set to take over at Leicester while Karim Benzema could return to his national team despite all of the controversy.

Roy Hodgson is reportedly a candidate to fill the vacant Leicester City manager position. (REPORT)

France coach Didier Deschamps says he could call in Karim Benzema for the first time since the forward was charged with conspiracy to blackmail teammate Mathieu Valbuena. (REPORT)

Queretaro was fined for wearing shirts saying “Rivalry is not violence” following the incident between Tigres and Veracruz. (REPORT)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge’s future with the club remains uncertain. (REPORT)

Victor Moses has signed a new long-term deal with Chelsea. (REPORT)

Former FIFA executive committee member Amos Adamu was hit with a second ban for unethical conduct. (REPORT)

Javier Mascherano returned to the Barcelona squad ahead of Wednesday’s match against Sporting Gijon. (REPORT)


SBI takes a look at New York City FC and how several additions could help the club push higher. (READ)

A preview of Atlanta United, whose ambitious offseason has the club hoping to buck the trend of difficult debut seasons for expansion clubs. (READ)

MLS announced the league’s set of roster rules for 2017, which include a focus on homegrown development. (READ)

Freddy Adu is reportedly considering offers from Poland and Asia. (READ)

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