France

Friday, March 20, 2015

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The Juventus midfielder has been linked with a big-money move to Stamford Bridge, but the Portuguese insists he is happy with his squad

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The Bianconeri will be quietly satisfied with Friday's Champions League draw, not that the Czech was letting on

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The north east club have begun discussions with the Ghana international's camp over a move to England in the summer but face competition from elsewhere in the Premier League

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The France coach was left to lament the serious hamstring injury suffered by the Juventus star, insisting he has been made to play too much football

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The vice president of the principality club says the Italian champions are incomparable to beaten last-16 opponents Arsenal and knows what they are capable of

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The quarter finals of the Champions League will see a Madrid derby while the French giants will once again do battle with Luis Enrique's side

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The Clasico rivals could meet in the quarter-finals after making it to the last eight, with the ties set to be unveiled on Friday

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Current titleholders Real Madrid, Liga leaders Barcelona and 2013 winners Bayern Munich are among those through to the last eight of this year's tournament

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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The coach was ruthless in his assessment of his side's elimination from the Europa League at the hands of Fiorentina and hopes they use anger to rejuvenate their flagging form

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The former Fiorentina defender thinks the Stadio Olimpico boss' position is untenable after they were dumped out of the Europa League in embarrassing style

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The midfielder has been ruled out for 50 days with a hamstring injury, the Serie A champions have confirmed, meaning he will miss crucial clashes in April

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The Swede has received only a mandatory ban, but the full-back misses out for three games for comments made on Twitter about referee Bjorn Kuipers

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The Brazilian defender, who joined from Barcelona three years ago, has committed himself to the French champions until the summer of 2016

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PROFILE: Alexandre Lacazette's scoring exploits this season have overshadowed the 21-year-old's contribution - but all that is set to change after he was called up by France

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The Olympique Lyonnais attacker's family had hoped that he would declare for Algeria but Didier Deschamps has persuaded him to represent Les Bleus

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Arsenal bowed out of the Champions League despite winning 2-0 at Monaco, much to the frustration of their French coach, who feels away goals should only count after extra-time

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Jose Mourinho's side have built up a six-point lead over their rivals and have a game in hand, with the Arsenal boss admitting a late charge is dependent on mistakes by the Blues