Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Trending: Manchester United name strong squad to face Burton

Trending: Manchester United name strong squad to face Burton

Wednesday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending...

MAN UNITED: Jose Mourinho has promised to take the League Cup seriously again this season and is planning to rest just four of his stars for the clash with Burton Albion on Wednesday.

- Inter Milan rejected Manchester United's offer for Ivan Perisic this summer because they are convinced they can be as successful as Manchester United, the club's sporting director Piero Ausilio has said.

- Marcus Rashford, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele and Christian Pulisic have been named among the 25 nominees for the 2017 Golden Boy award.

- Manchester United are to seek advice from "relevant bodies" after anti-discrimination group Kick It Out urged the club to ban an "offensive" chant about Romelu Lukaku.

LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's defending for the goals conceded in the 2-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Leicester City made him feel "really, really sick."

WATCH: Burley: Liverpool won't be crying over Carabao Cup exit

ARSENAL: Jack Wilshere is "a more mature man" after going through all his injury problems, Arsene Wenger has claimed, as the Arsenal midfielder prepares to use the Carabao Cup as a stepping stone back into the first team.

- Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette is convinced that teenager Reiss Nelson will be "a top player" for the club.

CHELSEA: Youngster Ethan Ampadu will be on the bench and could make his senior debut for the club against Nottingham Forest in Wednesday's Carabao Cup third round tie at Stamford Bridge, Antonio Conte has confirmed.

- Chelsea have denied any wrongdoing amid reports that they face a FIFA investigation for breaching the governing body's regulations regarding the signing of youth players.

PSG: Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi has said there is no rift between Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

BARCELONA: Ernesto Valverde was almost at a loss for words after another astonishing Lionel Messi performance helped Barcelona beat Eibar 6-1 and extend their winning start to the season in La Liga to five games.

REAL MADRID: Zinedine Zidane has said that Gareth Bale is "a complete player" and backed him to get back to top form.

- Real Betis coach Quique Setien has said he believes Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid "are often at the level" Barcelona reached under Pep Guardiola.

MEXICO: Mexican clubs have rallied to aid the relief effort after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake caused devastation in Mexico City and surrounding states on Tuesday.

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