South America

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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COMMENT: The city which hosted six matches at the World Cup is the home of Brazilian football, thanks to a young man who decided to promote the sport back in the 19th century

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The Blues have agreed to sign the Brazilian full-back and he will join former club-mate Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge once he has completed his medical in London

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The Hammers are keen to sign the Pachuca striker and have agreed terms with the Ecuadoran but are continuing to negotiate with the Mexican club over a fee for the 25-year-old

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The Atletico Madrid coach, who won the title with his side last year, says he is not interested in taking over his country's national team - yet

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Many players went into the tournament in Brazil with a stellar reputation already, but for others it was the perfect opportunity to showcase why they are worth millions

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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The former president of the Catalan club has questioned Fifa’s reasoning behind the player's suspension for biting, as he believes it will unfairly affect the Liga side

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The president of football's world governing body has supported the decision to hand the Uruguay international a lengthy suspension, but admitted he thought it harsh

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The defender has announced his desire to honour his contract and stay with the Spanish side, but is awaiting talks with the club to decide his future

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According to the former coach, the South American side “don’t know how to fix their problems”, after they suffered a humiliating 7-1 defeat in the semi-final of the World Cup

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The former Argentina international has hit out at the 27-year-old, claiming that he failed to meet expectation after the South Americans fell to a 1-0 defeat to Germany

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The Gunners have agreed a €4m fee with Nice for the Colombia goalkeeper and are in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid to sign their 20-year-old right-back on a season-long loan

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Having thrust himself into the spotlight with a Golden Boot-winning performance at the World Cup, the Colombian star now looks set to trade Monaco for Santiago Bernabeu