Five standout players from Brazil found themselves firmly in the spotlight - one way or another - after their performances this summer
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Sunday, July 27, 2014
Louis van Gaal is an avowed admirer of the 24-year-old but the Roma boss insists it would take a "three-digit offer" for him to even consider selling his injured talisman
The Bayern Munich coach has hailed his striker’s talent, acknowledging that the German giants have bought a "top player"
The Frenchman has emerged as the top priority target for Arsenal and Tottenham, but the Argentine refused to comment on the possibility of reuniting with his former player
The Wales midfielder has made an explosive start to pre-season and his team-mate believes that he will be an important figure in the upcoming season
As the Spanish champions close in on the signing of the France international, the Rojiblancos coach has praised his would-be new recruit
The 26-year-old picked up a knee injury in training and is expected to be out from four to six weeks, potentially ruling him out of the Reds' first three league games
Goal asked who were the best players in each position and has compiled an XI of star performers over the last year
The Dutchman conceded his side had been affected by the heat and altitude of Denver but was disappointed at their inability to keep the ball in the second half
The Glasgow club missed a penalty as their young side lost out to the Bundesliga 2 outfit ahead of their Champions League tie against Legia Warsaw next Wednesday
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The attacker, who had some issues with the San Paolo faithful last season, refused to take the microphone during a squad presentation ceremony at Dimaro
The Rojiblancos supremo feels that his decision to cash in on the Croatia international was totally justified given the playmaker would have been a free agent next summer
The Argentine could be sold in order to fund a move for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but the Blancos boss says the 26-year-old remains in his plans for the coming season
After spending the last two-and-a-half seasons on loan at Vitesse, the 23-year-old is desperate to belatedly show the Premier League what he can do
The Juventus coach has outlined his plans to bolster both attack and defence, while putting to bed rumours that Arturo Vidal will leave the club this summer
The Blancos are considering cashing in on the Argentina international to Paris Saint-Germain this summer - would this be sensible or silly?
The 27-year-old has dismissed reports linking him with a move to England this summer and believes he will stay in France
All three of the star forwards shone for their teams last season but who have Goal readers picked as the standout individual?
The Chelsea manager criticised Manchester United's deal to sign the teenager from Southampton but the new Old Trafford boss refused to hit back at the Portuguese in public
The 74-year-old has called the club's threat to contest their first Ligue 1 game in Montpellier as "absurd" amid disagreements over rent