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Real Madrid: Gareth Bale treatment by fans ‘a disgrace’ – agent

Real Madrid: Gareth Bale treatment by fans ‘a disgrace’ – agent

The treatment of Gareth Bale by Real Madrid fans is “nothing short of a disgrace”, according to his agent. Sections of the Bernabeu jeered the Wales forward when he was substituted after 61 minutes of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Barcelona. “This generation of Real fans will be talking about Gareth’s goals for years to come,” said […]

Aaron Ramsey: Arsenal midfielder signs £400k-a-week deal to join Juventus

Aaron Ramsey: Arsenal midfielder signs £400k-a-week deal to join Juventus

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Juventus in the summer in a deal that will earn him over £400,000 a week. The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract that will see him join the Italian champions as a free agent, ending his 11-year spell with Arsenal. Ramsey passed a two-part […]

Emiliano Sala search: Body seen in plane wreckage

Emiliano Sala search: Body seen in plane wreckage

  One body has been seen in the underwater wreckage of the plane that was carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. A search on Sunday found the Piper Malibu plane on the seabed off Guernsey, almost two weeks after it went missing. The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) confirmed the sighting on Monday […]

Gonzalo Higuain a mercenary, says Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini

Chelsea’s on-loan striker Gonzalo Higuain is a “mercenary”, says Italy’s interior minister Matteo Salvini. Juventus striker Higuain ended a loan spell at AC Milan to move to Stamford Bridge, where his former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri is manager. “I’m glad that Higuain has gone,” Milan fan Salvini told Italian radio, according to the AFP news […]

David de Gea can be Man Utd’s greatest keeper – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

David de Gea could establish himself as Manchester United’s greatest goalkeeper, says interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Spaniard, 28, made 11 saves as United beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley. During 11 years as a striker at Old Trafford, Solskjaer played alongside Edwin van der Sar and Peter Schmeichel. “We’ve had some great keepers at this […]

Raheem Sterling: Chelsea fans banned for alleged abuse of Manchester City forward

Chelsea have suspended four people from attending matches while an investigation into the alleged racial abuse of Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling takes place. The incident involving the 24-year-old occurred during City’s 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea are “fully supporting” an ongoing police investigation. A club statement said evidence of racist behaviour […]

Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton sack Mark Hughes and set to approach Austrian

Southampton are set to approach former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl after sacking manager Mark Hughes on Monday. Hughes was sacked eight months after taking charge, with the Saints 18th in the Premier League table. Austrian Hasenhuttl, 51, has been out of work since leaving Leipzig in May, ending a two-year spell at the club. […]

Guillem Balague column: Who is to blame for the mess at Real Madrid?

Guillem Balague will be writing a regular column throughout the season and also appearing every Thursday on BBC Radio 5 live’s Football Daily podcast, when the focus will be on European football. You can download the latest Football Daily podcast here. When full-back Marcelo scored what turned out to be a consolation goal against Levante on […]

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