Monday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending …
MAN UNITED: Paul Pogba has said he hopes injuries to “important players” could derail Manchester City’s season.
– Pogba’s red card at Arsenal will impact Jose Mourinho and United when they face City on derby day, writes Mark Ogden.
– Manchester United have confirmed the signing of youth player Aliou Traore.
– Mourinho hailed David De Gea as the best goalkeeper in the world after his heroics helped United to a 3-1 win at Arsenal.
– David De Gea leads the way in the Premier League Team of the Weekend.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Manchester City grab another late win as they beat West Ham to stay eight points clear.
– Pep Guardiola said he was happy to have his own version of “Fergie time” after Manchester City again left it late to clinch a 2-1 win over West Ham United on Sunday.
– David Moyes “gutted” as West Ham come away with nothing.
– Weekend review: Arsenal vs. Man Utd delivers, Liverpool and Chelsea romp, Manchester City win again
ARSENAL: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has refused to admit defeat in the Premier League title race, despite falling 15 points behind leaders Manchester City.
CHELSEA: Antonio Conte hopes Chelsea manage to agree contract extensions with Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard before next summer’s World Cup.
LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp was pleased with the way his players overcame adversity and adapted to an unorthodox lineup for the 5-1 victory at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday afternoon.
Transfer Talk: Mohamed Salah’s sensational form at Liverpool has ‘interested’ Real Madrid
REAL MADRID: Sergio Ramos broke the La Liga record for the most career red cards as he was sent off for the 19th time in league play on Saturday.
BARCELONA: Barca directors Robert Fernandez and Andre Cury have been pictured with highly rated Gremio midfielder Arthur, who was wearing the Catalan club’s home shirt in the photograph.
– Samuel Umtiti will miss the Clasico against Real Madrid later this month after Barcelona confirmed he will be out for eight weeks with a torn hamstring.
WATCH: Ernesto Valverde says Barca need more luck from officials
BAYERN MUNICH: Two months after taking the job, Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes is yet to sign his contract because he has been too busy.
– Heynckes has criticised his predecessor Carlo Ancelotti for his squad planning over the summer and the failure to sign a backup striker for Robert Lewandowski.
– Bayern Munich are out for revenge against PSG in the Champions League this week, writes Mark Lovell.