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Pep Guardiola refuses to look past Manchester City clash with Wolves

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has stressed he is not looking beyond Tuesday’s Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Wolves, warning that “any team can beat us”.

Ronald Koeman is under huge pressure at Everton (Martin Rickett/Empics)

Arsenal score five at Everton to increase pressure on Ronald Koeman

Beleaguered Everton manager Ronald Koeman was left clinging on to his job after they slipped into the Premier League’s relegation zone with a 5-2 home defeat to Arsenal.

Ronald Koeman (Richard Sellers/PA)

Everton sack Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman has been sacked as Everton manager.

Juan Mata ( Martin Rickett/PA)

Juan Mata urges United to pull together after below-par display at Huddersfield

Juan Mata wants Manchester United to show unity as they look to bounce back from their lacklustre defeat at Huddersfield.

Mauricio Pochettino (Adam Davy/PA)

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say After Tottenham held Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League clash, the Spanish giants could be interested in having manager Mauricio Pochettino at the Bernabeu when current boss Zinedine Zidane decides to call it a day at the reigning La Liga champions, according to the Mirror.

David Beckham is still honing his skills (Steven Paston/PA)

David Beckham strikes a familiar pose

It has been four years since David Beckham retired but the former England captain has not lost any of his poise on the ball.

Harry Kane celebrates scoring Tottenham's fourth goal (John Walton/Empics)

Harry Kane helps himself to double against generous Liverpool

Harry Kane capitalised on another defensive horror show from Liverpool by scoring twice for Tottenham in a ruthless 4-1 victory.

Andrew Wiggins (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Andrew Wiggins upstages Carmelo Anthony as Timberwolves deny Thunder

Andrew Wiggins sunk a three-pointer from just inside half court on the buzzer – just seconds after Oklahoma City Thunder thought they had won the game with a long range effort of their own.

Harry Kane (Frank Augstein/AP)

Spurs striker Harry Kane inspired by Diego Maradona meeting

Harry Kane felt inspired by meeting Diego Maradona on Sunday and wants to replicate the former Argentina striker by becoming the best player in the world.

Alex Blackwell paced Australia to victory (Nick Potts/PA)

Gardner and Blackwell star as Australia draw first blood in Women’s Ashes

Ashleigh Gardner starred with ball and bat as Australia drew first blood in the Women’s Ashes by beating England in a tense series opening one-day international in Brisbane.

Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring Real Madrid's second goal (Francisco Seco/AP/PA)

Marco Asensio takes centre stage as Real Madrid brush aside Eibar

Marco Asensio had a hand in two goals as Real Madrid recorded their fourth successive LaLiga win with a routine 3-0 success over Eibar.

Sami Khedira scored three times (Alberto Lancia/AP)

Sami Khedira takes home the match ball as 10-man Juventus hit Udinese for six

Sami Khedira scored a first career hat-trick as 10-man Juventus recovered to trounce Udinese 6-2 at the Dacia Arena.

Louis Moult celebrates with his Motherwell team-mates and fans after scoring the first goal (Jane Barlow/PA)

Louis Moult brace books Motherwell’s Hampden final place

Louis Moult’s double sent Motherwell into the Betfred Cup final as Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha and opposite number Stephen Robinson were sent to the stand during a bad-tempered semi-final.

Green Bay could not stop the New Orleans Saints (Mike Roemer/AP)

New Orleans Saints see off a Green Bay Packers side missing Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers were beaten by the New Orleans Saints in their first full game without star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Christian Wade dives over to score a try (Mike Egerton/PA)

Wasps sting Harlequins to end losing run

Nathan Hughes terrorised Harlequins as Wasps swept aside their Premiership rivals with a 41-10 bonus-point victory in Champions Cup action in Coventry.

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp celebrates after scoring a touchdown (Matt Dunham/AP/PA)

Los Angeles Rams break London duck in style by shutting out Arizona Cardinals

It was third time lucky for the Los Angeles Rams in London as they enjoyed a 33-0 rout over the Arizona Cardinals.

Diego Maradona holds aloft a Tottenham shirt at Wembley (John Walton/Empics)

Diego Maradona and Kobe Bryant jump on Tottenham bandwagon

Two famous faces were in attendance as Tottenham hammered Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley to cement third place in the Premier League.

Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring the last-gasp equaliser (Claude Paris/AP/PA)

Edinson Cavani rescues Paris St Germain at Marseille after Neymar red card

Paris St Germain extended their unbeaten run against Le Classique rivals Marseille to 15 matches after Edinson Cavani’s late free-kick rescued a 2-2 draw.

Neymar had an entertaining first Classique (Claude Paris/AP)

Goal and red card on mixed night for Neymar

Marseille were denied a first win against Paris St Germain since 2011 by Edinson Cavani’s stoppage-time free-kick as Le Classique at the Stade Velodrome ended in a 2-2 draw.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the US Grand Prix (Eric Gay/AP/PA)

Austin victory leaves Lewis Hamilton on the brink of a fourth world title

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth world championship after a crushing victory over Sebastian Vettel at the United States Grand Prix.

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