South America

Monday, July 21, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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The defender ended the forward's World Cup with a bad challenge, incurring the wrath of supporters who have threatened the player via phone and email

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The Liverpool midfielder could be reunited with former Anfield boss Rafa Benitez in Italy following the summer arrival of Emre Can on Merseyside from Bayer Leverkusen

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The Brazilian has been strongly linked with a move from Serie A to MLS and Flavio Augusta da Silva is hoping the attacker will link up with his former Milan team-mate

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With David Villa and Kaka on their way to USA and Frank Lampard believed to be ready to join them, the former Arsenal forward has a reason to celebrate

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COMMENT: Head injuries to Christoph Kramer, Javier Mascherano and Alvaro Pereira in Brazil highlighted the need for football to re-examine how to deal with such incidents

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The striker acknowledges that it would be a blow if the Colombia star were to move to Real Madrid but is confident the club will remain competitive

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The new Nerazzurri full-back believes his transfer from Roma can give him the platform to break into the Selecao side and is eager for domestic and European success with the club

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The Bianconeri director insists that the Italian champions want to hold onto their stars but, with Manchester United keen to sign the Chilean, a massive offer would be assessed

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COMMENT: There are many worthy contenders for the accolade after a season in which the prizes were shared around, making this the closest race for the award yet

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The 23-year-old made an impact while on loan at the Stadium of Light last season and the Black Cats boss is optimistic that he can persuade him to leave the Reds permanently

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The South American nation's head of state, Jose Mujica, has hit out at the extent of the striker's ban from footballing activity and claims he needs "a helping hand"

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The Serie A club chief is hopeful he can persuade the Colombian he can ignore transfer overtures, though he accepts he might already have his heart set on a departure

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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The 22-year-old will join the Portuguese giants for the 2014-15 campaign and the club have an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season

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The Manchester City goalkeeper is looking forward to playing in England after his move from Malaga and feels the Real Madrid star would be perfectly suited to the Premier League

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Goal's weekly column examines the impending outgoings at the Santiago Bernabeu and discusses the future of Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal after the exit of Juventus boss Antonio Conte

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There have been some notable patterns in the Goal 50 during its first half a dozen years of existence, but while some will continue in 2014 there are others which could be bucked