The striker’s exit from Chelsea has somewhat damaged his reputation amongst the fans, but when the dust has settled, he should be remembered as the truly fantastic player who made huge contributions to two league titles. Read the rest of this entry
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford and Paris Saint-Germain teenager Kylian Mbappe are among the contenders for the Golden Boy award.
Italian newspaper Tuttosport have released a 25-man shortlist of candidates for the prestigious prize.
The best players on the planet under the age of 21 will battle it out to take the title, with the winner determined by a panel of 30 journalists. Read the rest of this entry
Barcelona expect Ousmane Dembele to return at the beginning of January following a successful operation on his hamstring.
The France international suffered a torn tendon in the 2-1 La Liga win at Getafe and it was feared he could be out for up to four months.
However, after surgery in Finland, Barca now hope he will be back for close to the start of 2018. Read the rest of this entry
“It’s my ball and you’re not getting it,” Dani Alves seemed to say as he pushed team-mate Edinson Cavani away from a free kick at the edge of the Lyon box before sliding it around his body to allow international team-mate Neymar to try his luck.
The subsequent effort was disappointing. It crashed into the defensive wall before being cleared but the battleground had been set for more to come. Read the rest of this entry
The ex-England international has announced that he will be seeking to become a professional in another sporting field at the age of 38, and two years after he retired from the football ranks. Read the rest of this entry
Kolo Toure called time on his playing career last week as he confirmed that he was hanging up his boots and taking on a coaching role with Celtic. At 36, the Ivorian may still have had something to offer on the pitch, but he can look back on a remarkable career in which he’s become one of the most decorated players in the history of the continent. Toure won the Nations Cup in 2015, and ended his career with an Invincible Treble under Brendan Rodgers in Glasgow, but where does he rank among the continent’s greatest centre-backs? Read the rest of this entry
After starting the season in blistering form for the reigning Serie A champions, Dybala continues to draw comparisons with his fellow Argentine. Read the rest of this entry