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Real Madrid deny making €310 million Neymar bid
The colossal transfer claim was made by Spain’s public television station TVE on Monday evening.
Messi stressed and unhappy at World Cup, says former team-mate
Pablo Zabaleta sympathises with his friend, who has not been at his best for Argentina.
'I'm realistic about the fact that it may be my last World Cup'
Knowing he is not certain to play in any future tournaments, Paul Pogba wants to help France to glory in the 2018 World Cup.
FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?
A Facebook post from has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.
Mousa Dembele will not join a Spurs rival
The Belgium international is assessing his options this summer but has assured Tottenham fans he will not join a top Premier League side.
Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid
The controversial figure also believes a 48-team tournament is a bad idea.
'He is the best midfielder in the world and because of that he has a lot of haters'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has thrown his support behind his former team-mate.
'There is nothing that justifies Julen Lopetegui not being on bench for tomorrow's game'
Real Madrid did not show any disloyalty towards Spain, according to Florentino Perez.
Sweden better off without 'best ever' Ibrahimovic - Henrik Larsson
The former striker is eager to see the debate regarding whether or not the veteran frontman should be at the World Cup brought to a close.
'Casemiro is one of the best, if not the best in the defensive midfield position'
The Real Madrid star has been lauded by Gilberto Silva ahead of the World Cup getting underway in Russia.
Toure says Guardiola 'has problem with African players'
The midfielder played 319 matches over eight seasons with Man City.
Lingard feels 'more comfortable' with England than at Man United
The Old Trafford academy graduate enjoyed the most productive season of his club career to date in 2017-18, but he relishes outings for his country.
Man United target Umtiti claims Barcelona will have to 'throw him out the door'
The France international has attracted interest from afar, but he remains committed to the cause at Camp Nou and will wait in further contract talks.
Paul Pogba includes ex-Arsenal star Abou Diaby on star-studded list of players better than himself
The Manchester United midfielder has put a fellow Frenchman alongside the likes of Andres Iniesta and Toni Kroos.
England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek
The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.
Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize
“Rummage in your handbags, wallets or purses, check on top of the fridge, the glove compartments of the car, coat pockets, wherever you keep your tickets.”
Gary Lineker says England should 'write off' World Cup
England head to Russia next month hoping to improve on a dismal 2014 campaign.
'I think he's mature enough now to go to a big club... Where the expectations are there'
Thomas Sorensen, a former team-mate of Christian Eriksen, thinks the Tottenham star is ready to join a “top, top” team.
'We need four quality players, players worth £50m each'
John Aldridge has urged Liverpool to invest heavily over the summer.
'I can give the guarantee that I don’t want him to leave'
Jose Mourinho is hopeful that Man United will keep hold of Paul Pogba in the summer.
Pogba insists: 'I have no problem with Mourinho'
Eyebrows were raised when he started both legs of the Champions League last-16 tie against Sevilla on the bench.
Rooney 'struggles against the best opposition,' says Allardyce
Everton manager Sam Allardyce was critical of the English striker’s display against Liverpool.
Mourinho: United deserve second place, no matter what critics think
Runaway leaders Manchester City will win the title if they beat the Red Devils in the derby next weekend.
Salah sold on cheap to Liverpool, says Roma chief
French forward Ousmane Dembele subsequently moved from Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona in a deal worth €145 million.
Real's Zidane has no faith in me, says Spain's hat-trick hero
The 25-year-old has become a key player under coach Julen Lopetegui.
'I can play left-back if the manager wants, no problem'
Eden Hazard says that he just wants to be out on the pitch and is not concerned in what position he is used
'Coutinho is on the same level as Neymar'
With the most expensive player in the world out injured for today’s meeting with Germany, Brazil team-mate Dani Alves believes the Barcelona man can step up.
'People with a brain' should back United overhaul - Mourinho
The Red Devils have endured a difficult season and trail 16 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin
The Mexican fighter claimed that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat.
'Jose Mourinho is destroying Luke Shaw'
Matt Le Tissier is unimpressed with the Manchester United manager’s handling of the left-back.
'I think Pep Guardiola is a person with a weak self-confidence'
Things did not end well between the Catalan coach and Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt at Bayern, and the latter has published a controversial autobiography.
'He is worth €100 million, but he is a free agent, so he is a bargain'
Agent Mino Raiola claims Mario Balotelli is ready to return to Italy, though he also acknowledged negotiating with teams in England.
'I could have gone to Chelsea... If money were my only motivation, I would have changed clubs many times'
Radja Nainggolan has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge on a regular basis.
'I'm not happy if Neymar is injured. Hopefully he can play'
Zinedine Zidane wants the Brazilian to be ready for the PSG-Real Madris encounter.
'I'm one of the greatest minds in football and I'm being wasted because of a lack of experience'
Sol Campbell says he is being unfairly overlooked for jobs in football.
Mo Salah is ‘probably the best Liverpool signing in the past 15 years’
The Egyptian has taken Anfield by storm, scoring 29 goals so far in his first campaign as a Kop.
'Mourinho has to win the title next season' - Gary Neville warns Man United boss
The former defender is looking for the Portuguese to make his side “killers in the final third”.
'20 years ago, 30 years ago, it was like all congratulate the player when he tricks the referee'
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fears over-analysis of decisions and a fixation with diving could kill the sport.
'You could just see him making that dive'
Harry Kane and Erik Lamela should not have been awarded penalties, according to Virgil Van Dijk.
Sanchez had one-and-a-half feet in Manchester City - Mourinho
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed how close new signing Alexis Sanchez was to joining Manchester City instead.