Monday, July 28, 2014

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Some of football's biggest names - including Franz Beckenbauer, Alessandro Nesta and Michael Owen - take us through the top 10 of the 2014 award

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The Real Madrid star says it is a "very big honour" to have topped Goal's annual list of the world's most outstanding players

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The Brazilian right-back is expected to play as a right wing-back in Louis van Gaal's 3-4-1-2 system next season, but has been forced to return to Carrington with a groin problem

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The former centre-back has previously claimed he was prevented from captaining England due to the colour of his skin and is disappointed by the lack of support for his opinions

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The 22-year-old has been informed that he is surplus to requirements at Emirates Stadium, with Mathieu Debuchy having arrived from Newcastle and Calum Chambers set to sign

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The Gunners are set to announce the Southampton defender’s signature imminently and the French boss has lauded the Englishman's ability to play in a variety of positions

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From Emre Can to Cesc Fabregas, Goal rounds up how some of the new recruits in England's top flight got on Sunday's friendly matches in Europe and the USA

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The Czech Republic goalkeeper insists he is relishing the challenge of competing alongside the 22-year-old, who has been hugely impressive in his three seasons at Atletico Madrid

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Stevan Jovetic was part of a depleted squad that made a real statement in the US and has given Pellegrini the best kind of selection headache ahead of the new campaign

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The €25 million winger was afforded 45 minutes against Olympiakos on Sunday and showed glimpses of his potential, but faces stiff competition for a regular starting berth

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The €35 million summer signing from Athletic Bilbao has made a promising start to his Red Devils career, impressing in pre-season victories over LA Galaxy and Roma

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The midfielder has revealed the new manager was angry after Manchester United conceded two late goals against Roma, and feels his evident winning mentality is perfect for the club

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The England international produced a neat finish just five minutes in after pouncing on a deflected effort from Daniel Sturridge

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Brendan Rodgers was keen to bring the France international to Anfield but the forward has made it clear that he has no interest in joining last season's Premier League runners-up

Sunday, July 27, 2014

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Stevan Jovetic scored twice, while Scott Sinclair, Jesus Navas and Kelechi Iheanacho all netted one goal apiece as Pippo Inzaghi's men were humiliated

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The Croatian gave his first interview after signing from Southampton for €24 million and admitted he can't wait to pull on the red jersey in front of an Anfield crowd

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Brendan Rodgers' men will be looking to bounce back from their loss to Roma when they meet the Greeks at Soldier Field in Chicago

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The Stamford Bridge boss was glad to see his side involved in a real contest with the Slovenian outfit as Diego Costa got off the mark for his new club in their victory

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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