Big debate: Experts decide who will win the Champions League

It's back! The Champions League returns with the real business about to start in the last 16 stage of the competition. With so many elite sides finishing as runners-up in the group stage, the draw has produced some spectacular ties - including the holders Real Madrid vs

Transfer expenditure revealed as 6 Premier League clubs feature in Euro top 10

Manchester City's January transfer splurge on centre-back Aymeric Laporte in the January transfer window has seen the Premier League leader's squad become the most expensive in world football. After the French defender's £57million switch to the Etihad, and even accounting for the loan exit of £42m centre-half Eliaquim Mangala

Real Madrid star opens up on stopping Neymar in Champions League

There is no method to stopping Neymar according to Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal. The Spain right-back will not face the Brazilian forward on Wednesday in the Champions League last 16 due to suspension, meaning Nacho or Achraf Hakimi will deputise. Neymar has 28 goals in just 27

Messi explains why Barcelona are better without Neymar

Lionel Messi insists Barcelona are better as a result of Neymar's departure having adapted their style of play. Paris Saint-Germain bought the Brazilian for £202m last summer, but the Blaugrana have flourished since under Ernesto Valverde. But Messi believes the La Liga giants have improved with the side

Xavi reveals star Barcelona tried and failed to sign last summer

Xavi has revealed Barcelona tried and failed to sign Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain last summer. The Spaniard, who now plays for Qatari side Al-Sadd SC, spent 17 seasons at the Nou Camp winning eight La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies, and clearly still has

Ronaldo explains why Real Madrid need to sign Neymar

Former Real Madrid striker Ronaldo believes Zinedine Zidane's side need Neymar. The Brazilian has been linked with a stunning move to the Bernabeu despite only joining PSG in a world-record deal last summer. The pair were both in London at the unveiling of Nike's new Mercurial 360 boots. And while former

Dani Alves forced to deputise in goal for PSG

Dani Alves ended PSG's victory over Sochaux in goal after a late red card for Kevin Trapp. PSG cruised into the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France on Tuesday night with a 4-1 victory. Angel Di Maria was the star of the show as he scored a hat-trick before the

The huge numbers behind Ronaldo’s new deal at Real Madrid

Real Madrid have reportedly accepted Cristiano Ronaldo's contract demands with the Portuguese star set to remain in Spain. The five-time Balon d'Or winner's future at the club was in doubt after a poor return in front of goal. Ronaldo had been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain and his former

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s role in Arsenal keeping Mesut Ozil

Arsenal signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the final factor to convince Mesut Ozil to stay at the Emirates, claim reports. Ozil agreed a whopping new deal on Thursday and landing Aubameyang was the sign that the Gunners were going in the right direction that Ozil needed, says the Star.

Mesut Ozil turned down three European giants to sign new Arsenal deal

Mesut Ozil reportedly turned down offers from Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United before agreeing a new deal at Arsenal. Ozil will earn £350,000-a-week after ending speculation over his future at the Emirates. The German World Cup winner is approaching the end of his existing deal, which is due to

Neymar slams PSG for "unfair" treatment of his team-mate

Neymar has hit out at Lucas Moura's impending move to Tottenham - claiming his compatriot hasn't been given a chance at Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old is set to join Spurs in a £25million switch from the Parc des Princes. Moura was left out of the PSG squad

Neymar explains why he blocked Edinson Cavani from taking penalty for PSG

Neymar has finally clarified why he blocked Edinson Cavani from taking a penalty against Dijon to clinch the all-time top goalscorer record for PSG. The Brazilian refused to gift his team-mate the opportunity to seal history, despite leading 7-0 at the time. The former Barcelona superstar grabbed the ball and