The Argentine midfielder says his former teammate endorsed the move from Real Madrid to Old Trafford.
Monday, November 17, 2014
As Manchester hosts the latest leg of the players' personal duel, is the Barcelona star running the risk of being trumped as the greatest of his generation?
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Germany is looking to end the year on a high with a friendly win over Spain.
The midfielder says he'll take the criticism of his national team manager.
Spain's manager has hailed his two veteran defenders.
The winger scored La Roja's third goal in a comfortable victory on Saturday but faces an uncertain future at Barcelona following the signing of Luis Suarez.
Goal takes a look at the worst acquisitions the 10-time European champions have made, with the likes of Jonathan Woodgate, Antonio Cassano and Royston Drenthe on the list
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque claims his side can still improve, despite its convincing 3-0 win over Belarus on Saturday.
Vicente del Bosque's men scored an easy victory, extending their unbeaten home run in qualifiers to 29 matches
Goals from Isco, Sergio Busquets and Pedro ensured a straightforward three points for La Roja as they keep their qualification hopes on track against the Group C minnow.
The Barcelona legend praised his new teammate, who is yet to score for Barca in four games but continues to grow in confidence.
The Germany goalkeeper will miss Tuesday's friendly with a minor knee injury.
Vicente del Bosque has cooled talk of a new Spanish generation ahead of his side's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belarus on Saturday.
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Real Madrid star was cheered with every touch in his country's 2-1 win over the USA in Fulham, underlining his status as national icon.
The El Tri defender appeared in a friendly months after he fractured his leg during the World Cup.
The striker says his time in the A-League was a positive experience.
The midfielder picked up an injury while away on international duty.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Spain manager has called the team's disappointing World Cup "just a bad memory."
The former Manchester United manager says he is heading to "the best league in the world."
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi join the likes of Floyd Mayweather and Kobe Bryant on Forbes' list of the top 20 highest-paid athletes in 2014.