Saturday, August 2, 2014

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The Giallorossi have spent beyond their means in recent years and credit of €100 million from a capital increase does nothing to help them meet Uefa's new rules

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The Chilean has been linked with the English giants on a daily basis this summer but is hardly the first player to have been caught up in such long-running speculation

Friday, August 1, 2014

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The Roma and Netherlands midfielder is still recovering from a serious knee injury, but the Red Devils boss is prepared to bide his time and make a bid in January

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The Chile forward is expected to play some part in the matches against Benfica and Monaco this weekend as Arsene Wenger races to get his team fit in time for the new season

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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PROFILE: The versatile Sporting Lisbon defender has completed his move to Tottenham - Goal profiles the 20-year-old who has long desired a move back home

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Goal's experts have their say on how the list of the planet's top footballers will look in 2015. Tell us what you think

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COMMENT: The Frenchman has endured a miserable 2014 and, despite being considered among the best players in the world last year, looks unable to claim individual honours again

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The 21-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements by the Chelsea boss, despite proving prolific in front of goal in loan spells with both West Brom and his new club Everton

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The FIGC vice-president has courted much controversy lately, and the Italian game's ability to deal with the situation will say much about its readiness for the future

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The 19-year-old made observers sit up and take notice of his performances in Ligue 1 last season, and he was the best man to replace Christian Benteke at the World Cup

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The future of the Chilean star is still in doubt, but he would be committing a grave error if he departed Turin for a club at the beginning of a massive rebuilding operation

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COMMENT: The Three Lions suffered a humiliating exit in Brazil and not one of the squad features on our list of the finest footballers in 2013-14. So where has it all gone wrong?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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The goalkeeper broke into Lille's line-up and was one of the standout performers of 2013-14 with his match-saving efforts, earning him a spot in 2014's Goal 50

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ANALYSIS: There were some big-name drop-outs and exclusions from this year's rankings - who is likely to make a return and who is gone forever?

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COMMENT: The Portugal international may not be the greatest of all time, but has there ever been a player with such a perfect blend of technique and physique?

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The former Liverpool and Manchester United attacker believes that there has never been a footballer with as many weapons as the Real Madrid icon

Monday, July 28, 2014

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A few eyebrows may be raised at Arsene Wenger's willingness to spend so big on the 19-year-old but he offers technical ability, athleticism and versatility beyond his years

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It is the third time the Real Madrid ace has won the award, which he adds to a season’s haul that includes the Champions League, Copa del Rey and the Ballon d’Or

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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