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# excess

Last year
'His weight fluctuated, the end looked nigh for Argentina’s most famous number 10'
Read an extract from USA 94: The World Cup that Changed the Game by Matthew Evans.
All time
Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.
Napoli rejected '€100m bid' for key defender from Premier League club
The club’s outspoken president Aurelio De Laurentiis says the Serie A side were offered big money for Kalidou Koulibaly.
Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history
The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.
Man United retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'
Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs in the 2016/17 season grew 6% to €7.9 billion, a new record.
Man United set to make Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid Premier League player - reports
The Chilean striker would earn between £400,000 (€453,000) and £500,000 (€566,000) a week before tax.
Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal
Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.
Lionel Messi's new contract has a €700 million buyout clause
Blaugrana director Guillermo Amor believes that the Argentine’s astronomical sum should scare off any pursuer.
'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'
Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.
Ryan Giggs agrees with Roy Keane, calls transfer market 'ridiculous'
The Welshman feels his former team-mate was right to raise concerns over recent deals.
Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal
The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.
Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion
Record revenues in football during 2015-16 will rise considerably when last season’s accounts are released, according to Deloitte.
Revealed: Cristiano Ronaldo’s worth and how much it costs to ‘rent’ the Real Madrid star
The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is the latest subject of information released by those behind the Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football book.
Man United made €100m bid for Muller, Bayern confirm
The club’s finance chief has admitted a huge offer for the Germany international from Old Trafford was turned down out of hand last summer.
Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football
It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.
Carlos Tevez set to become world's highest-paid footballer
Gus Poyet says only “some details” need to be hammered out before the Argentine’s move from Boca Juniors can be announced
Carlos Tevez will earn £1 a second if he moves to China - reports
The ex-Manchester United striker is rumoured to have been offered a world-record wage to join Shanghai Shenhua.
Tevez demands £250,000 a week to rejoin West Ham
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan made the revelation in an interview.
Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge
Midfielder Pavel Mamayev and forward Alexander Kokorin allegedly splashed out on 500 bottles of the alcoholic drink.
Is Aaron Ramsey really worth £50million and good enough to play for Barca?
In addition, Man United are understood to be willing to part company with Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans.
Here's every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer
A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.
Europe's Big Five smash transfer window records
FIFA’s transfer monitoring system said that by Sunday, $2.09 billion had been spent by top clubs.
Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.
Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money
The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.
Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade
Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.
14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit
Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.
10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees
A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.
Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer
Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life.
NBA star gets a cash machine in his own kitchen
DeShawn Stevenson came up with a novel way of avoiding having to walk down the street to the bank recently.
'Breast milk diet' dad donates milk to quadruplets
A dad who decided to live off his wife’s excess breast milk cut his project short following negative commentary – but ended up donating the milk to children who really needed it.