Jose Mourinho gambled everything on the Europa League last season and it paid off. Manchester United’s football excited precisely nobody but that won’t have bothered the manager. The world’s most expensive squad may not have competed for the title but they earned their way back to the Champions League regardless.
His first major success last term then can be said to have been dampening down expectations to such an extent that supporters felt finishing the season in sixth place and with the Europa League title represented success. Read the rest of this entry
Agents wield a huge influence in modern football. Much of the power has been taken away from the clubs and handed to the players as multi-million deals are brokered through transfers and new contracts.
And two of these so-called super agents are ahead of the rest. With numerous clients apiece, Mino Raiola and Jorge Mendes could build an entire squad and, once again, the Italian-born representative and the Portuguese are very much in the headlines this summer. Read the rest of this entry
The attacking midfielder was unveiled as a Bayern Munich player on Wednesday, joining on a two-year loan from Real Madrid that will cost the Bavarians €5 million per season.
That means that, to date, James has now changed clubs five times for a grand total of €140.1m, Read the rest of this entry
We take a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond throughout the ongoing summer window Read the rest of this entry
The Paris Saint-Germain striker picked an incredibly attacking side, with only midfielders and forwards named.
“I need no defenders, only attackers,” Ibrahimovic told Uefa.com as he selected his team. Read the rest of this entry
The game marked PSG’s first at home since the terror attacks in the French capital two weeks ago that left 130 people dead and hundreds more injured. Read the rest of this entry
It’s been one of the most goal-packed Champions League matchdays in recent memory, with hordes of first-class performances. As a result, some huge names – such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mesut Ozil, Neymar and Thomas Muller – have missed out on a spot in the Team of the Week despite dazzling. So, who DID make this week’s Champions League best XI?…