Mauricio Pochettino leaves Chelsea by mutual agreement after one season

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has left the club by mutual consent after just one season at Stamford Bridge. Pochettino, 52, took charge of Chelsea on 1 July, signing a two-year contract with the option of a further year. The Argentine was under pressure after an underwhelming first half of the season but a run of five successive wins to end the season ensured they finished sixth in the Premier League.

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Liverpool target Rúben Amorim won’t guarantee Sporting future

Liverpool managerial candidate Ruben Amorim says he “can’t make any guarantees” that he will still be Sporting Lisbon boss next season. The 39-year-old is a leading contender to replace the outgoing Jurgen Klopp in the summer. Reports in Portugal today have suggested Liverpool intend to strike a deal with Amorim before the end of the season.

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Arsenal fightback to earn draw in Lisbon

Arsenal secured a hard-earned draw against Sporting Lisbon in an entertaining Europa League last-16 first leg. William Saliba gave the Gunners the lead but it would only last 12 minutes as Goncalo Inacio levelled before Paulinho put Sporting in the driving seat.

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Man City ease into quarter-finals despite stalemate with Sporting Lisbon

Manchester City were content to play-out a goalless draw at home to Sporting Lisbon to ease into the Champions League quarter-finals thanks to the handsome 5-0 aggregate lead they brought to tonight’s tie from the first leg in the Portuguese capital.

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Silva shines as City demolish Sporting Lisbon

Manchester City all but secured their place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a resounding 5-0 win away to Sporting Lisbon. Bernardo Silva bagged a brace as the Sky Blues added further goals through Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden.

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