Europe

Monday, July 28, 2014

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The Dortmund man has admitted that it was not easy not to be involved in Brazil and is keen to fill Philipp Lahm's void in the team

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The Belgium international is happy that his performances for Tottenham have caught the attention of the Catalan giants, but stressed no transfer is in motion yet

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The Spanish side have won the race to sign the France international after meeting his £23.7m release clause, with the 23-year-old now set for a medical with the league champions

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The Germany international was caught on camera partaking in a chant that features the lyrics "BVB sons of bitches" while celebrating his country's World Cup success

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The Premier League champions swept away their Serie A opponents with a devastating first half display in their International Champions Cup opener a Heinz Field

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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 Manchester City

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The former Manchester United captain has heaped praise on the Nerazzurri boss for explaining clearly what he wants from him after joining on a free transfer earlier in July

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The France international has been impressed by the performances of the striker, who bagged three goals in two games over the weekend following his arrival from Dortmund

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The striker will make his long-awaited return to action in the pre-season tournament in which the Ligue 1 runners-up will compete with Arsenal, Valencia and Benfica

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Carlo Tavecchio, the frontrunner to become the new head of Italian football, has caused uproar after referring to African players as "banana eaters" during an amateur leagues meet

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Fellow new signing Sebastian Rode was also on target as Pep Guardiola's side marched to a comfortable triumph against their Bundesliga rivals

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The 67-year-old signed the Dutchman during his time at Tottenham in 2010 and believes the player could score 12 goals in an attacking-midfield role at Loftus Road

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The Italy international scored in a devastating opening half-hour in which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a double - though he was also forced off with injury

Sunday, July 27, 2014

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The UK's deputy prime minister believes football's governing body should strip the country of its right to host the 2018 tournament due to the escalating conflict in Ukraine

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After his side's pre-season win over Real Madrid, the 52-year-old says his players must "never be satisfied" as they strive to return to their treble-winning level of 2010

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The Spain international is reportedly a target for Napoli but he maintains he is fully committed to starting the new domestic season with the La Liga champions