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Real defender Danilo bound for City

MANCHESTER City is close to signing Real Madrid fullback Danilo, according to widespread media reports yesterday. Pep Guardiola made fullbacks his top transfer priority in the close season having released Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna, and Brazilian international ...

Football: Liverpool ready to break record to secure Van Dijk

LONDON: Dutch international defender Virgil van Dijk could become the world's most expensive defender and join English Premier League giants Liverpool from rivals Southampton, according to British media reports. The 25-year-old - who joined Southampton in 2015 after impressing a...

Germany detains suspected Islamist over football attack (VIDEO)

The Borussia Dortmund team bus is seen after an explosion near their hotel before their Uefa Champions League quarterfinal first leg match against AS Monaco, at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, April 11, 2017. — Reuters picKARLSRUHE (Germany), April 13 — German authorities arrest...

Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings, says report

France Football said it based its figures on salary, bonuses and advertising income for the 2016-2017 season. MADRID: Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros (US$95.3 million) in earnings, ahead of his...

Zidane hopes Jese fulfils potential, but doesn't haunt Real

"I like him a lot as a player and a person, and I hope that from Thursday it goes well for him at Las Palmas," says Zidane. MADRID: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hopes Jese Rodriguez rediscov...

China’s Lander Sports agrees to buy stake in Southampton

Southampton would join Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion, Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers as English football clubs that now have Chinese investors. — Reuters picSHANGHAI, Jan 26 ...

Fifa: Decision time for World Cup format on Tuesday

Fifa president Gianni Infantino attends a news conference during the Extraordinary Fifa Congress in Zurich February 26, 2016. — Reuters picZURICH, Jan 8 — After much discussion, argument and ...

Football: Mourinho hails 'amazing' Pogba signing

LONDON: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hailed France midfielder Paul Pogba's imminent arrival from Juventus on Sunday (Aug 7), describing the move as "amazing". Both clubs confirmed tha...

China's Suning to buy stake in Inter Milan, leads race for football 'super agent' Stellar: Source

HANGHAI: China's Suning Commerce Group is leading a race to buy UK-based Stellar Group, one of the world's leading soccer agencies, a person with knowledge of the talks said, even as the retail g...

Kaka highest earning player in MLS

Brazilian Kaka, a former world footballer of the year, is the highest paid player in USA's Major League Soccer. — File picLOS ANGELES, May 20 — Brazilian star Kaka is the highest paid player ...

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