Tuesday 2 September 2014
COMMENT: The Blancos should be building on last season's success. Instead, coach Carlo Ancelotti must reshape the team again after a summer of unnecessary changes
The Colombia international provides Louis van Gaal with a selection headache in attack, while Blind's versatility gives the Dutchman options to rotate in defence and midfield
Goal looks at the best five footballers to have taken orders from both Mou and Pep over the years and which coach made better use of them...
With the transfer window slamming shut on Monday, Goal takes a look at the clubs and individuals who came out smiling after deadline day.
The Ligue 1 side might not have imploded in the manner of Anzhi Makhachkala, but they will not be troubling Europe's elite any time soon
The Uruguay star tops the list of the biggest deals in a hectic window which saw a number of moves among the world's major clubs
The poll was split right down the middle over whether the Colombian striker represents money well spent or a total waste of cash
COMMENT: The 24-year-old has completed a €17.5 million move from the Eredivisie champions to the Premier League giants and it marks the latest step in an eventful career
Monday 1 September 2014
The Colombian's prospective loan move from Monaco has divided opinion - is the striker what Louis van Gaal needs or should he have bolstered up at the back?
Goal picks out the best talent from across the German top flight after Leverkusen marched on, Dortmund won and Schalke held Bayern Munich
The best performers in the latest round of Italian league action are honoured by Goal in our star XI
Jose Mourinho's men preserved their 100 per cent record by exploiting Everton's worst defensive start to a season since 1956 while Louis van Gaal's men remain toothless
Three games down, 35 to go - on deadline day, some of the Premier League's chief contenders have work lots of work to do to keep pace with Chelsea
Goal takes a look back at the weekend's fixtures and picks the the finest XI from the latest round of top-flight action, including Chelsea's emphatic 6-3 win over Everton
COMMENT: The Blancos' 4-2 defeat at Real Sociedad has highlighted major flaws throughout the team, just three months after they won La Decima
Zlatan Ibrahimovic enjoyed a stunning return to action in a game which Stephane Ruffier will quickly want to forget
Los Blancos surrendered a two goal lead as Jagoba Arrasate's outfit recorded their first win of the season at the Anoeta
Marcelo Larrondo had his first-half penalty saved and Nemanja Vidic was dismissed late on as the Nerazzurri failed to make the most of their superior possession in Turin
The transfer window closes on Monday night and Arsenal looked short of killer instinct in front of goal with the young Frenchman leading the line against Leicester City
Sunday 31 August 2014
Diego Lopez and Jeremy Menez enjoyed impressive starts to their Serie A careers with the Rossoneri as Pippo Inzaghi's side got off to a flyer