#FootballGist: Spurs Launch New Stadium, Bonucci Claims He Was ‘Misunderstood’

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Good morning Gisters, welcome to the latest football news for today.

Spurs celebrate stadium launch

Tottenham Hotspurs celebrated the official unveiling of their £1bn stadium with a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace to keep pace in the race for the Premier League’s top four.

Bonucci readdresses statement on Kean’s racist chants

Juventus captain, Leonardo Bonucci has claimed that he was “misunderstood” over his comments that team-mate Moise Kean was partly responsible for the racist abuse he received from Cagliari supporters.

Cagliari president accuses Kean of disrespect to fans

Cagliari president Tommaso Giulini has insisted he condemns the alleged racist abuse of Moise Kean, but insists the Juventus striker disrespected his club’s fans after scoring.

Man United plan summer overhaul

Manchester United could allow as many six players leave this summer as new boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to build a new team for next season. Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera maybe some of the names that will be shown the front door.

Man City go back top

Manchester City have climbed above Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table following a comfortable 2-0 win over Cardiff City at the Etihad Stadium yesterday evening. City sits one point above the Kops with six games left.

De Gea is going nowhere out of Man United

Even if they fail to agree on a new contract, Manchester United are confident that their Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, will stay with the club this summer. Real Madrid, Juventus and Paris St-Germain are all monitoring the De Gea situation.

Barca looking to profit on player sales in the summer

Barcelona are looking to raise €300m (£256.13m) from player sales during the summer transfer window to balance the club’s accounts and be able to make signings without Financial Fair Play rules.

Guardiola confident in Foden’s potentials

Pep Guardiola has suggested that Phil Foden is set to become a Manchester City star for the next decade after the teenager made an impressive first Premier League start in Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Cardiff.

Ranieri proud of Roma’s come back

Claudio Ranieri has shown admiration for Roma’s resilience to come back twice to draw with Fiorentina. “I wanted us to show we could still fit into Europe somewhere,” the former Leicester City manager said.

Zidane suffers first defeat

Zinedine Zidane suffered his first defeat since making a dramatic comeback to management at Real Madrid as Valencia registered a 2-1 victory over Los Blancos at the Mestalla.

Real  Madrid keep sights on Spur’s Kane

Real Madrid may likely ask for the signature of Harry Kane if they fail to snap up Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe.

Abrahimovich no longer paying for corporate box at Chelsea

Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich has stopped paying up front for his £1m-a-year corporate boxes at the club following his visa row with the Government.

Kovacic plans Chelsea stay

Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, 24, has admitted he would rather make permanent his current loan deal at Chelsea than return to parent club Real Madrid next season.

Arsenal looking for a new technical director

Ajax’s Marc Overmars and Marseille’s Andoni Zubizaretta have been mentioned among the candidates being interviewed by Arsenal for their technical director role.

Brazil’s Pele hospitalised

Football legend, Pele is currently receiving treatment for a urinary tract infection in a French hospital, according to Omnisport.

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