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Trending: Bob Bradley named Swansea boss, Barcelona and Man City beaten

Here are the latest stories for Monday.

SWANSEA: The club have named former United States boss Bob Bradley as their new coach after parting company with Francesco Guidolin.

ENGLAND: Interim manager Gareth Southgate believes Wayne Rooney remains the "outstanding leader" in the national team as he confirmed that the Manchester United man would retain his country's captaincy.

- Alan Shearer believes Marcus Rashford should start for England against Malta on Saturday -- but Wayne Rooney should not be playing behind him.

- Manchester United forwards Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard have been recalled by England's new interim manager Gareth Southgate.

PREMIER LEAGUETottenham Hotspur inflicted a first defeat on Pep Guardiola's Manchester City with a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane. Arsenal beat Burnley with an injury-time goal, Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen scored a late equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw at Manchester United and Leicester City were held to a 0-0 home draw by Southampton. FULL REVIEW

LA LIGABarcelona were stunned for the second straight season at Celta Vigo on Sunday, losing 4-3. Real Madrid missed the chance to move back to the top of the Primera Division table as they drew 1-1 at home to Eibar, while Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 2-0 at the MestellaVillarreal drew with Espanyol and Athletic Bilbao lost 2-1 to Malaga. FULL REVIEW

NICE: Nice coach Lucien Favre has said he struggled to understand Mario Balotelli's red card against Lorient and is backing the striker to deliver more than just goals this season.

SERIE AJuventus stayed top of Serie A with a convincing 3-0 victory at EmpoliRoma secured a scintillating 2-1 victory over Inter Milan, while AC Milan won a 4-3 thriller against Sassuolo but Napoli's unbeaten start ended 1-0 vs. Atalanta. There were also wins for TorinoGenoa and Cagliari while Sampdoria and Palermo drew 1-1. FULL REVIEW

MAN CITY: Pep Guardiola admitted Tottenham had been "one step in front" of his side in Sunday's 2-0 defeat at White Hart Lane.

TOTTENHAM: Mauricio Pochettino described the 2-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday as "nearly perfect" and challenged his players to maintain that level for the rest of the season.

ARSENAL: The Gunners are preparing to offer defender Hector Bellerin a new deal to secure his future at the Emirates Stadium, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.

- Arsene Wenger admitted Arsenal had been lucky to get a 1-0 win at Burnley on Sunday after a last-ditch winner went in off Laurent Koscielny's arm.

MAN UNITEDHenrikh Mkhitaryan is likely to miss Armenia's games against Romania and Poland following a request from Manchester United, the nation's FA has confirmed.

- United are stepping up their interest in Racing Genk attacker Leon Bailey, sources close to the Premier League club have told ESPN FC.

Jose Mourinho said his team should have had a "fat result," scoring five or six goals, instead of a 1-1 home draw with Stoke City on Sunday.

BARCELONALuis Enrique says he's to blame after Barcelona leaked four goals away to Celta Vigo for a second season in succession as they were beaten 4-3 at Balaidos on Sunday.

- Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen apologised to his teammates for making the mistake which he felt cost his side the game against Celta Vigo on Sunday.

REAL MADRID:  Zinedine Zidane denied his team were in crisis after Sunday's shock 1-1 La Liga draw against Eibar at the Bernabeu.

- Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo says his new hotel ventures form part of preparing for his life after football -- although the 31-year-old says he still sees himself playing for another decade or so.

LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp says he has no intention of celebrating his first year in charge of Liverpool as there is plenty of work still to be done.

ASTON VILLA: The club have sacked Roberto Di Matteo with the club 19th in the Championship. Villa won just one of their 11 league games under the former Chelsea and Schalke boss.

- Steve Bruce is interested in the vacant manager's job at Aston Villa, sources close to the former Hull City boss have told ESPN FC.

CAMEROON:  Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song is in a coma after suffering a stroke on Sunday, L'Equipe has reported.

WORLD CUP:  Germany head coach Joachim Low has warned against expanding the World Cup to 40 teams, saying it will "dilute the sporting value" of the tournament.

WEST HAM: Co-owner David Sullivan has played down the crowd disturbances during Saturday's home match with Middlesbrough, saying reports on the trouble have been "sensationalised.''

BORUSSIA DORTMUND:  Marco Reus is edging closer to a return to action as he battles to overcome the groin injury he sustained in May.

FRANCE:  Karim Benzema hopes to be able to play again for France, despite the ongoing police investigation that saw him excluded from Les Bleus' Euro 2016 squad.

UNITED STATES: Jurgen Klinsmann has called in a mix of veterans and emerging talents to his squad ahead of upcoming friendlies against Cuba and New Zealand on Oct. 7 and 11, respectively.

MLS: Brad Evans scored with a late penalty kick as the Seattle Sounders beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1, while Montreal Impact beat Orlando City FC 1-0.

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