COMMENT: The Argentine is making history at Atletico and is keen to broaden his horizons at some of Europe's top teams in future - but not at the Bernabeu or Camp Nou
Friday 12 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
COMMENT: The German has been exposed in a number of games for club and country this season and needs the right conditions if he is to demonstrate his class
UEFA president recently threatened Franck Ribery over his decision to retire from national duties, but the greatest of players have done the same throughout history.
Wednesday 10 September 2014
In light of the Moroccan defender's acrimonious split from the Serie A side, Goal takes a look at some of the more controversial transfers in recent years
Barcelona have been one of the most active clubs in the transfer window, spending over €150 million this summer. Goal's Brendon Netto assesses how they spent that sum..
The experienced coach got his tactics all wrong as he opted for a five-man defence and was duly punished for his mistake, albeit in an unfortunate way
The Azzurri won their opening competitive fixture under their new coach in much the same vein as he achieved positive results in his time as Juventus boss
Goals from Simone Zaza and Leonardo Bonucci were enough for Antonio Conte's side in Oslo, as the ex-Juventus coach's system ensured that Italy were comfortable throughout
Two goals from Gareth Bale - including a superb second-half free-kick- proved to be the difference as Chris Coleman's side battled to a vital victory against the minnows
Tuesday 9 September 2014
The cash strapped Rossoneri sold Mario Balotelli and brought in Fernando Torres alongside a truck load of players either on a Bosman or loan to end a mixed mercato.
COMMENT: The former Arsenal attacker is determined to keep on playing for the national side, but it might have been better for his career had he decided to focus on his club
EXCLUSIVE: The 23-year-old midfielder says that the Spaniard's record commands respect from all around him, and that coach Pep Guardiola has "solutions for everything"
GBGT takes a closer look at the 23-year-old Monaco full-back who was a surprise call-up after Maicon left the squad on Sunday
COMMENT: The Three Lions got their qualification campaign for the tournament under way with a superb 2-0 win over Switzerland and the under-fire coach should be given time
The former Bianconeri boss has replaced Cesare Prandelli and immediately injected a huge Juve flavour into the squad, but is he justified in doing so?
COMMENT: Vicente del Bosque's new-look side started Euro 2016 qualifying in style and their under-fire goalkeeper also proved a point after some trying times of late
La Roja start their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with ease as they claim all three points in their opening match of Group C...
Monday 8 September 2014
In a summer transfer window rocked by several high profile signings, it also saw players coming back to their former clubs whether on loan or on a permanent basis.
COMMENT: Beyond the widespread apathy towards Roy Hodgson's management and Wayne Rooney's role as captain, there are a core of young, exciting players waiting to be unleashed
Five legends will be inducted into the Goal Hall of Fame and you have until Friday to cast your vote!