The Czech goalkeeper says he is relishing the challenge of competing alongside the 22-year-old, who has been hugely impressive in his three seasons at Atletico Madrid.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Barcelona star has made the prestigious 2014 list, which will be announced later Monday, but he is the only player from his country to be included.
The France international will continue his career at the Primera Division champion after an impressive spell with Sociedad.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The man who brought the pair to Serie A believes that their respective careers would be best served by a return to Italy given their lack of game time at the Etihad
The center back becomes Brendan Rodgers's fifth summer signing and third from Southampton, with Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, after rejecting interest from Arsenal and Spurs.
The France international has been impressed by the performances of the striker, who bagged three goals in two games over the weekend.
Fellow new signing Sebastian Rode was also on target as Pep Guardiola's side marched to a comfortable triumph against its Bundesliga rival.
The Belgium international insists he is happy to commit his long-term future to Spurs, and is set to undergo tests on an ankle injury when he returns to training Monday.
The Spain striker netted his first goal for the club ahead of the 2014-15 Premier League season as Jose Mourinho's men came from behind to defeat their Slovenian opponent.
The Reds had agreed to an 8 million-pound deal with Queens Park Rangers for the France international, but problems detected during medical tests have derailed the move.
The 21-year-old's long-term future at Stamford Bridge remains unclear ahead of his return to preseason training July 30, although Everton has agreed to two deals for the striker.
Nick Clegg believes FIFA should strip the country of its right to host the 2018 tournament because of the escalating conflict in Ukraine.
The 24-year-old says he is inspired by links to the Barcelona midfielder and believes his performances were starting to improve last season.
Carlo Tavecchio, the front-runner to become the new head of Italian soccer, has caused an uproar after making a racist remark directed toward African players.
After his side's preseason win against Real Madrid, the 52-year-old says his players should "never be satisfied" as they strive to return to the level of 2010.
Club chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has guaranteed that the German giants will not suffer a World Cup hangover.
Louis van Gaal is an avowed admirer of the 24-year-old, but the Roma boss insists it would take a "three-digit offer" for him to even consider selling his injured talisman.
The top 50 players from the 2013-14 season will be revealed Monday. But what is the Goal 50?
The 26-year-old picked up a knee injury in training and is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks, potentially ruling him out for the Reds' first three league games.
The manager criticized the early kickoff time, saying the Red Devils were affected by the heat and altitude of Denver.