Lionel Messi ready to equal Carles Puyol's appearance total

Sporting vs Barcelona on Wednesday could see Lionel Messi match up to Carles Puyol in the all-time top appearance makers list for Barcelona.

If he plays, Messi will be making his 593rd official appearance for Barcelona - and if he scores, his 100th European goal.

Messi will be level with Puyol …

read more

CR7 'Expecting A Baby Girl' With Pregnant Georgina Rodriguez

Cristiano Ronaldo may be expecting a baby girl! The Real Madrid superstar is expecting his first child with Georgina Rodriguez, with the sex of the baby thus far kept a secret.

An Instagram post from Rodriguez's dance teachers accidentally revealed that the latest addition to Ronaldo's family is a girl …

read more

India Submit Bid for U-19 World Cup 2019

With the country ready to host the U-17 World Cup next month, AIFF President Praful Patel has confirmed a bid for another FIFA event - The 2019 edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

"We are bidding for it. It is not that this is confirmed, we will try and convince …

read more

Lampard Backs the Sale of Costa to Atletico Madrid

Putting a £57 million deal in place with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa will be “a relief” for Chelsea, says Frank Lampard.

With Antonio Conte having previously revealed that he took the decision to part with the Spain international back in January, it has taken eight months for the Blues …

read more

Mendy To Be Treated in Barcelona As Man City Fear Ligament Damage

Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy will undergo further tests on his injured knee as fears grow he could miss several months of action, reportedly.

Mendy was forced off during the first half of City's game against Crystal Palace on Saturday after colliding with Andros Townsend.

After missing training on Monday …

read more

Mourinho Bemoans Lack of Midfield Options

Manchester United are short on "solutions" in midfield for their away Champions League match against CSKA Moscow, says manager Jose Mourinho.

"I won't have Fellaini, I won't have Pogba, we won't have Carrick, so all three are midfield players that we lose for this match. So there are not many …

read more

Neymar to Return for Bayern Clash

Neymar and Angel Di Maria will return to Paris Saint-Germain's squad for their crucial Champions League match against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

World-record signing Neymar missed Saturday's 0-0 away draw against Montpellier in Ligue 1 due to a foot injury, the first game Unai Emery's men have failed to win …

read more

Henry:Aguero Is The Only World Class Striker in EPL

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero is the only world-class striker in the Premier League, according to former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry.

"The only one who is world class, or has been world class, is Aguero because of the longevity of what he has done in this league, year in and …

read more

Juve to Appeal Against Fine, Agnelli Ban Issued By FIGC

Juventus will appeal against a €300,000 fine and a one-year ban issued to president Andrea Agnelli by the Italian Football Federation for his role in selling tickets to fans allegedly linked with organised crime.

The Serie A champions were hit with the financial penalty, while Agnelli and three other …

read more

Official: Suso renews with Milan

Milan have officially confirmed that Suso has extended his contract until 2022.

The Spanish international’s agent arrived at Casa Milan earlier today to iron out the final details, and his new deal has been officially confirmed.

Suso weighed in with seven goals and nine assists in the league last …

read more

Pulis Rounds On 'Cheating' Alexis Sanchez Amid Rodriguez Penalty Row

Tony Pulis accused Alexis Sanchez of diving and insisted Jay Rodriguez should have had a penalty in West Brom's 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.

"Everybody's seen what happened," the West Brom boss said. "If you want to make an example of something, with Sanchez, the first free-kick he gives on the …

read more

Xabi Alonso Announces Move Into Management

Former Spain star Xabi Alonso has revealed he is moving into management after retiring at the end of last season.

"After 17 years in the game, I have considered the next step in my career," Alonso said on Instagram. "I have decided to go into management. Find out [where …

read more