Thursday Kickoff: Coutinho, Rodriguez, Morata and more

Thursday Kickoff: Coutinho, Rodriguez, Morata and more


Thursday Kickoff: Coutinho, Rodriguez, Morata and more


One Brazilian star’s current club is hoping to hold onto him for quite awhile, while a former Colombian player says James Rodriguez is being influenced poorly by a club teammate.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he feels confident that Phillipe Coutinho will remain with the club long-term. (REPORT)

Former Colombia international Faustino Asprilla says that Cristiano Ronaldo is a bad influence on James Rodriguez. (REPORT)

Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata is set to miss one month due to a pulled muscle. (REPORT)

Meanwhile, Karim Benzema has rejoined Real Madrid training ahead of this weekend’s match against Atletico Madrid. (REPORT)

Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin is set to miss four weeks, while Arsene Wenger remains hopeful Alexis Sanchez will be fit for the weekend. (REPORT)

Barcelona has concerns over the career path of talented midfielder Alen Halilovic. (REPORT)


The U.S. Men’s National Team’s beatdown at the hands of Costa Rica should be a breaking point for head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. (READ)

Klinsmann accepted the blame following the USMNT’s lopsided defeat. (READ)

Sunil Gulati says there will be plenty of discussions before any decision is made regarding the USMNT boss. (READ)

SBI breaks down Tuesday’s match between the USMNT and Costa Rica. (READ)

Michael Bradley says the USMNT just wasn’t good enough in Tuesday’s loss. (READ)

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