Diego Simeone's side finished third last season but are ready to overtake their great city rivals as well as the Catalans and dominate the Spanish football landscape
Saturday 20 August 2016
With rivals Argentina and Uruguay having twice taken first, the time has come for the Selecao to complete their set and finally end their wait for Olympic glory
The Swiss star was regarded as one of Europe's premier young talents when joining Bayern Munich but never got to grips with the Catalan's demands and had to move on in his career
The England international did not look himself during Leicester's opening day defeat to Hull, but after rejecting Saturday's opponents Arsenal he will be keen to put that right
The France international left a positive impression on his second Red Devils debut as they cruised to a 2-0 win over Southampton, after making a slightly shaky start
Friday 19 August 2016
Two new signings at opposite ends of the career spectrum have given the Red Devils their belief back under Jose Mourinho
The Catalan club have been linked with a bewildering variety of candidates to fill their fourth forward spot. Many have moved elsewhere - but these names are still up for grabs
The 22-year-old cost £47.5 million to prise away from Everton but after just 11 days at his new club he has already shown why the coach was desperate to sign him
The French midfielder might have had to wait almost five years for his chance, but it comes at a time when he is fully prepared to prove his world-class quality
With Paul Pogba set to make his second Premier League debut on Friday, Goal looks at how other stars got on during their bows in England...
The 25-year-old will have his physical checks and settle on personal terms ahead of becoming the Eagles' record-signing, dwarfing their previous top fee
The pitchforks are out for the Spaniard following his latest errors, but not from the man that matters most - Jurgen Klopp. The 24-year-old must prove him right
The Gunners' English trio were part of a boastful away kit unveiling at Emirates Stadium three years ago - but their careers have yet to take off amid the previous hysteria
The Euro 2016 winner continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford, but does he posses the character and ability to truly bolster Jose Mourinho's squad?
Thursday 18 August 2016
The 24-year-old's costly errors against Arsenal have come under the spotlight, but the Reds boss remains committed to helping him improve as a player
Can we expect many changes from Barcelona and the rest of Spain's top clubs in the coming term?
Ahead of the start of the new Italian top flight season this weekend, Goal has taken a look at how each team might set up as they bid to produce a strong campaign...
Goal’s Mark Doyle previews Juventus and all of their traditional rivals - including AC Milan, Inter, Roma and Napoli - ahead of the 2016-17 Serie A season
The Turkey midfielder opened the scoring for the Catalans against Sevilla and added a stunning second to continue his fine form after a tough debut campaign at Camp Nou
Wednesday 17 August 2016
After two years looking in at Europe's elite competition, the Scots are well placed to make their return, but it should have been so much more straightforward