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    Mou too young to be tempted by Chinese

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:25pm on December 22, 2016

    Wealthy Chinese clubs are unlikely to lure Jose Mourinho away from England as the Manchester United manager says he is enjoying the challenge of competing...

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    Barcelona pummel Hercules

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:19pm on December 22, 2016

    Turkey international Arda Turan scored a hat-trick as holders Barcelona thrashed third-division side Hercules 7-0 in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-32...

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    Bayern hammer 10-man Leipzig

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:15pm on December 22, 2016

    Ralph Hasenhuettl admitted 10-man RB Leipzig had been taught a tough ‘lesson’ as leaders Bayern Munich handed out a 3-0 hammering to their nearest Bundesliga...

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    Maradona under fire for hunting endangered animal

    Sports Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2016

    Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has sparked fury after a picture circulated of him purportedly grinning and holding a rare dead animal in one hand...

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    Toure keen to help City become ‘bigger’ than MU

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:54pm on December 21, 2016

    Midfielder Yaya Toure is determined to realise his dream of helping Manchester City eclipse arch rivals Manchester United....

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    Lindelof ready to take next step: Ibra

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:17pm on December 21, 2016

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes his fellow Swede Victor Lindelof has the talent to shine for the world’s top teams amid growing speculation the Benfica defender is...

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    Dortmund stumble against Augsburg

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 11:14pm on December 21, 2016

    Borussia Dortmund missed a bagful of chances to draw 1-1 at home with Augsburg on Tuesday, as they squandered the opportunity to make up ground...

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    Barca ready to make Messi best paid player in the world

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:16pm on December 20, 2016

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu indicated the Spanish champions are prepared to make Lionel Messi the world’s highest-paid player to keep the Argentine superstar at...

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    Mane strikes late to give Reds derby joy

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 11:14pm on December 20, 2016

    Jurgen Klopp finally had a reason to celebrate Christmas after Sadio Mane’s dramatic 94th-minute goal saw his side move second in the Premier League table...

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    ‘Spectacular year for Cristiano’

    Agence France-Presse . Yokohama | Updated at 11:44pm on December 19, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo said he had answered his critics in style as he rounded off a ‘spectacular’ year with a hat-trick to win the Club World...