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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

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Despite the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United having already splashed the cash, the transfer window is set to pick up even more pace in the coming days and weeks

Monday, 14 July 2014

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While the FA scramble from one in-vogue style to the next, their old rivals have stayed true to their principles and it is no coincidence that they are world champions yet again

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The likes of Colombia's James Rodriguez became household names, while Thomas Muller, Robin van Persie, David Luiz and more left indelible marks on an incredible summer of football

Sunday, 13 July 2014

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The Barcelona forward was brilliant against the lesser lights in this World Cup, but failed to inspire his side to victory like Maradona did when it mattered most

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It may be via a song rather than through their performances but Argentina have brought the party to Brazil this summer and their captain and talisman can have the final say

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The striker skippered an unfancied Netherlands side to third place at the World Cup and Old Trafford fans will be hoping he can thrive once again under the 62-year-old coach

Saturday, 12 July 2014

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Brazil suffered another embarrassing defeat as they lost 3-0 to Netherlands in the third-place play-off in Brasilia on Saturday and the coach must go after a World Cup nightmare

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The Barcelona forward is constantly compared to his compatriot and now has the opportunity to match him by winning the greatest prize of all

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The captain has been at the heart of his nation's rebirth since their disastrous Euro 2000 campaign and could complete an incredible international journey by lifting the World Cup

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WINDOW WATCH: Goal's weekly column looks at how Brendan Rodgers can go about suitably replacing the Uruguayan and the ongoing rivalry between the Reds and Arsenal

Friday, 11 July 2014

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For better or worse, there is no-one quite like the Uruguayan and Barcelona's gain is Liverpool and English football's loss as the striker completes a £70 million move to Camp Nou

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Gunners fans arrived in their hundreds to check out the excitement as word spread of the incredible light show and in-shop surprises in London on Thursday night

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The Manchester City defender has been superb for his country during their run to Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana and has a point to prove against Germany

Thursday, 10 July 2014

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The Reds have an extra £70 million burning a hole in their pockets after selling the striker to Barcelona, and their investment in domestic players and foreign talent is wise

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The 24-year-old has been the hero for Joachim Low's side during the World Cup and has the chance to win his second Golden Boot if he scores in the final against Argentina on Sunday

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COMMENT: Netherlands lost their World Cup semi-final against Argentina on penalties in Sao Paulo on Wednesday - but they overachieved in Brazil

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The Dutchman will start life at Old Trafford next week and will have just days to further mull over transfer targets and squad composition ahead of their tour of the United States

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Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano was in fantastic form as the Albiceleste held off Netherlands and booked a showdown with Germany after a tense penalty shootout

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

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Argentina have not won the World Cup since their legendary No.10 propelled them to victory 28 years ago but, in the Barcelona star, La Albiceleste finally have a talisman again

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The Real Madrid midfielder is out of the World Cup semi-final against Netherlands on Wednesday - and now Argentina need a complete re-think to get the best out of their star man