Saturday, August 1, 2015

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A 4-2 defeat to Stuttgart in the final game of their pre-season will send alarm bells ringing to Manuel Pellegrini, who heads into the new campaign with a haphazard defence

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Filip Kostic, Daniel Didavi and Daniel Ginczek exploited poor defending to embarrass the visitors before summer signing Raheem Sterling laid on two second-half goals

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The Bianconeri warm up for their Supercoppa Italiana clash with Lazio in China with a testing trip to the south of France

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The Reds must make do without new signings Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino who have not made the trip to Finland

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Steve McClaren once again omitted captain Fabricio Coloccini from his side as the Chelsea star's younger brother struck the only goal at St James' Park

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Just two days after beating Wolfsberger in the Europa League, Thomas Tuchel's men racked up a friendly win thanks to the Colombia and the German

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The Dutchman drilled one low effort at Timo Horn but Anthony Modeste and Yannick Gerhardt struck as the Bundesliga side triumphed at the RheinEnergieStadion

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The Frenchman has never beaten his Portuguese counterpart in 13 attempts, while Petr Cech is expected to start against his former club at Wembley

Friday, July 31, 2015

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The Premier League champions have no injury concerns ahead of Sunday's game at Wembley with the Portuguese in relaxed a mood ahead of facing Arsene Wenger

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Watch the likes of Michael Carrick, Matteo Darmian and Antonio Valencia exchange 22 headed passes, with the highlight undoubtedly being Jesse Lingard's struggles to lift a bin

Thursday, July 30, 2015

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The Chelsea loanee scored for a brilliant first-half treble, with Sullay Kaikai, Dwight Gayle and Wilfried Zaha also on the scoresheet in a thumping friendly win

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There have been promising signs in midfield and attack over the pre-season tour, but United's defence remains a work in progress at best and the manager must strengthen

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The England striker found the back of the net from 25 yards out but goals from Kaka and David Villa were enough to secure victory

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Paris Saint-Germain lifted the International Champions Cup trophy after securing a comfortable victory against the Premier League side, who struggled in defence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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The striker stormed off down the tunnel after being substituted in Wednesday's friendly and his coach admits he was not impressed with his performance