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Friday Kickoff: Ozil, Wenger, Bale and more


Fallout continues from Arsenal’s lopsided midweek loss while Real Madrid are about to see the return of one of the club’s biggest stars.

Mesut Ozil’s agent says the midfielder is being made the “scapegoat” of Arsenal’s Champions League loss. (REPORT)

Arsene Wenger says he will manage next season, whether it be at Arsenal or somewhere else. (REPORT)

Gareth Bale is set to make his return to the Real Madrid lineup this weekend against Espanyol. (REPORT)

Romelu Lukaku is set to return to the Everton squad next week. (REPORT)

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus underwent successful surgery on his injured foot. (REPORT)

Barcelona is set to take an appeal of Luis Suarez’s suspension to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (REPORT)

Roma fullback Alessandro Florenzi will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL. (REPORT)

Southampton has signed former Juventus defender Martin Caceres. (REPORT)

Mexican international Marco Fabian says he hopes to return to the Eintracht Frankfurt lineup in the next few weeks as he battles back from a back issue. (REPORT)


Tab Ramos is confident in the current group of U.S. Under-20s as he enters his third World Cup qualifying tournament. (READ)

Jonathan Klinsmann was named the U-20s starting goalkeeper ahead of Saturday’s opener. (READ)

Terrence Boyd says his focus remains on helping Darmstadt avoid relegation. (READ)

SBI takes a look at the New England Revolution, who are feeling the pressure after falling short in 2016. (READ)

Gianni Infantino says up to four countries could host the 2026 World Cup. (READ)

Ali Curtis and the New York Red Bulls mutually parted ways on Thursday. (READ)

Brad Evans took to Twitter to voice his opinion on moving to a rival via MLS rules, prompting Dax McCarty and Herculez Gomez to chime in. (READ)

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