Wednesday Kickoff: Mourinho, Toure, Marchisio and more

Wednesday Kickoff: Mourinho, Toure, Marchisio and more

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Wednesday Kickoff: Mourinho, Toure, Marchisio and more



One of the world’s best managers discussed difficulties with his new job, while another says he is open to burying the hatchet with one of his stars.

Jose Mourinho admits that life in Manchester has been “a bit of a disaster” as he continues to live in a hotel with his family in London. (REPORT)

Pep Guardiola says he would like to have Yaya Toure back in the Manchester City squad. (REPORT)

Claudio Marchisio is nearing a return to the Juventus lineup after missing six months due to a knee injury. (REPORT)

Interim England manager Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford may still play at the European Under-21 Championship next summer. (REPORT)

Chelsea winger Pedro says he was close to returning to Barcelona over the summer. (REPORT)

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu is set to miss three weeks due to a calf injury. (REPORT)

Ivory Coast star Gervinho is dealing with rupture knee ligaments and will miss January’s African Cup of Nations.(REPORT)


Portland Timbers captain Liam Ridgewell and goalkeeper Jake Gleeson were arrested for DUI on Monday night. (READ)

Christian Pulisic is doubtful for Wednesday’s DFB-Pokal match. (READ)

The Tampa Bay Rowdies and Ottawa Fury FC have left the NASL to join the USL ahead of the 2017 season. (READ)

Following the Rowdies and Fury’s departure, the NASL says the league remains committed to growing long-term. (READ)

In Tuesday’s question of the day, SBI asks who you think will win MLS Cup. (READ)

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