Football

Bayern Munich’s Hummels to donate 1% of wages to charity

Germany's World Cup winner Mats Hummels is the first player to join Manchester United's Juan Mata in pledging to donate 1% of his wages to charity.

Juventus close to signing Paris St-Germain’s Matuidi

Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is on the verge of signing for Italian champions Juventus.

Thierry Henry urges FA to name EPL after Alex Ferguson

Thierry Henry’s eight years at Arsenal were defined by a fierce rivalry with Manchester United, but the pundit has since spoken of his respect for Alex Ferguson.

Fame hasn’t changed me – Iwobi

Arsenal FC starlet Alex Iwobi, who is a Nigerian international, says he has not been overwhelmed by stardom.

Eagles need prayers to qualify for World Cup – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the NFF has done its part in ensuring that the Super Eagles qualify for the 2018 World Cup, adding that the national team need prayers to seal a spot at the Russia finals.

Politics keeping Musa on Leicester bench – Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has said politics and not incompetence is the reason why Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa has struggled to impress at Leicester City following a £16m move from CSKA Moscow last summer.

Barcelona close to deals for Coutinho, Dembele – Segura

Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele, according to the Catalan club's general manager, Josep Segura.

Real Madrid beat Barca 5-1 on aggregate to win Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 at the Bernabeu to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.

It’s the first time I feel inferior to Madrid – Pique

Gerard Pique says for the first time since he joined Barcelona he feels inferior to Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane's side claimed the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo angry as five-game ban is upheld

Cristiano Ronaldo has called his five-match ban for pushing a referee "exaggerated and ridiculous" and claims he is being persecuted after failing to have the sanction overturned on appeal.

Barcelona lost opportunity to sign Marco Asensio – agent

Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio's agent has told Bleacher Report that Barcelona "lost the opportunity" to sign the player as a teenager due to a disagreement over payment terms with his former club Real Mallorca.

Ronaldo ban upheld after Real Madrid appeal fails

Cristiano Ronaldo is out of Wednesday's Spanish Super Cup second leg against Barcelona after the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) appeals committee confirmed that it turned down Real Madrid's attempt to overturn his five-game ban.

Tevez expected back in China after treatment – Shenhua

Shanghai Shenhua denied suggestions that Carlos Tevez's career in China was over and said Wednesday they expected him to return after the Argentine went home for treatment on a muscle injury.

Onazi ordered to resume Trabzonspor training

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi’s move to English Championship club Birmingham from Trabzonspor is in doubt as he has resumed training with the Turkish top flight club.

Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City.

Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo joins Fulham on a season-long loan

Liverpool midfielder Sheyi Ojo has joined Fulham on a season-long loan.

Why we dropped Mbappe – Monaco

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment.

Gylfi Sigurdsson passes Everton medical – Koeman

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed Gylfi Sigurdsson has completed a medical ahead of his move from Swansea.

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