Europe

Friday 26 August 2016

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The Bundesliga side have strengthened their midfield by snapping up the former Tottenham Hotspur man from PSG on a four-year deal

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The Lille full-back is eager to prove himself at international level and has set himself the long-term goal of playing at Russia 2018

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The goalkeeper, who completed a move to the Blaugrana from Ajax on Thursday, insists he has not arrived to make up the numbers and wants to usurp number one Marc-Andre ter Stegen

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The Catalan is looking forward to returning to the club where he spent much of his career, while he says he has "a lot of respect" for Celtic

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The Magpies are finding their feet in the Championship but the Seagulls are in good form and our tipster is backing goals when these two teams lock horns at St James' Park

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Lazio will be dreading the Juventus duo, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala who have impressive records. These are the five things you need to know about the action this weekend

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Finding someone to fill the shoes of the most expensive player in the world was never going to be easy but the Italian champions are poised to pull off another shrewd market move

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The former Real Madrid goalkeeper is not in the new coach's first national team squad as his impressive international career draws to an inevitable close

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The Portuguese boss has likened his side's pool in Europe's sister club competition to one that would normally appear in the premier tournament due to its toughness

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Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti makes history this weekend and Werder Bremen will be looking to change their luck against the league champions.

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Jose Mourinho's side are the outright favourites to win the competition according to the bookmakers after being drawn against Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk

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The goalkeeper has left Paris Saint-Germain on a temporary basis, in an agreement which both clubs say does not an include the option to make the switch permanent

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Although the Colombia attacker has had his opportunities reduced at the Bernabeu since the appointment of Zizou, the Frenchman does not want him to leave

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According to the Argentine coach, his attacker enjoyed a better season than the Euro 2016 winner, who relied upon "the collective giving power to the individual"

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The Blaugrana's technical director Robert Fernandez has revealed the club will only try to land the Valencia man as an attacking reinforcement before the transfer window closes

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The Germany international says new boss Carlo Ancelotti has a closer relationship with the players than his predecessor, who left to join Manchester City this summer

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The Frenchman is hopeful that his Real Madrid side can turn the tables over Barca in the Spanish top flight this season and had words of praise for a striker

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The 31-year-old was voted UEFA's Best Player on Thursday, but he will not have the opportunity to showcase his talents this weekend

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Peter Lawwell has acknowledged the difficulty of games against Barcelona, Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach but remains confident with Brendan Rodgers in charge