Friday Kickoff: Kante, Silva, Ronaldo and more

Friday Kickoff: Kante, Silva, Ronaldo and more

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Friday Kickoff: Kante, Silva, Ronaldo and more



One of the Premier League’s breakout players could be on the move, while another of the league’s superstars is set for a spell on the sidelines.

Manchester United is reportedly interested in signing Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante and the club is reportedly set to approach the Premier League leaders when the two sides collide this weekend at Old Trafford. (REPORT)

David Silva will not play again this season unless Manchester City reaches the Champions League final. The Spanish midfielder suffered a hamstring injury against Real Madrid and Manuel Pellegrini expects several weeks to be needed for recovery. (REPORT)

Zinedine Zidane says Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss this weekend’s match against Real Sociedad, but could be ready for next week’s Champions League clash with Manchester City. (REPORT)

Bayern Munich has denied reports that Arjen Robben will miss the rest of the season. (REPORT)

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to a new contract that will keep him at Tottenham until 2021. (REPORT)


NYCFC continues to struggle and, with a wealth of midfield options, the club should look into trading either Mix Diskerud or Kwadwo Poku. (READ)

Christian Pulisic should start for the U.S. Men’s National Team at this summer’s Copa America after proving himself with Borussia Dortmund. (READ)

Patrick Vieira refuses to put a timetable on the return of Frank Lampard, who has yet to play this season. (READ)

The New York Cosmos aren’t planning any roster or stylistic shake-ups following two straight defeats. Rather, the team is looking to improve late-game composure ahead of a clash with the league-leading Carolina RailHawks (READ)

The Montreal Impact were pleased to show character in escaping Yankee Stadium with a late draw against NYCFC. (READ)

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