Mark Rebello

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Zidane brings back feel-good factor, but now the hard work starts at Real Madrid

The French coach was upbeat and charming Friday as he looked ahead to his debut, but only rapid results will ensure a smooth start to his tenure, writes Ben Hayward.<p>The feel-good factor is back at Real Madrid. Gone is the doom and gloom from the Rafa Benitez era, replaced by a fresh and sunny …

'Hazard fully focused on Chelsea amid Real Madrid link'

The Belgian reportedly wants to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, with Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain the three frontrunners for his signature<p>Eden Hazard’s father, Thierry, insists his son is “completely focused” on Chelsea amid reports linking the Belgian with a move …

Manchester Utd eye £40m Premier League marksman

The 2015/2016 season has marked a renaissance to the traditional number nine. Many pundits have thought that this position was a dying breed; and on the brink of extinction.<p>It is true that genuine “world class” strikers are becoming a rarer in Europe and across the globe. The ones in that bracket, …

Liverpool transfer news and rumours: Jurgen Klopp plots swoop for Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Liverpool FC in 2015 - Reports suggest Germany international would welcome reunion with former coach<p><b>Liverpool transfer news and rumours</b><p>Jurgen Klopp is reportedly lining up an audacious bid to sign Bayern Munich star <b>Mario Gotze</b>. The Germany …

Arsène Wenger says Alexis Sánchez will not be fit enough for Liverpool match

• Arsène Wenger says forward instead targeting Stoke game on 17 January<br>• Manager confirms Mathieu Debuchy can leave on loan this month<p>Arsène Wenger has said Alexis Sánchez will not be fit enough to return for Wednesday’s Premier League match at Liverpool, as Arsenal prepare to defend their FA Cup …

Arsenal Transfer News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Deals Gunners Blow, Top Rumours

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has shattered Arsenal's hopes of landing his signature after proclaiming he won't move to the Emirates Stadium, but the Gunners could look to sign Benedikt Howedes.<p>Aubameyang was named 2015 African Footballer of the Year on Thursday evening, and …

Demichelis: I had my bags packed for River

The 35-year-old emerged from the club's youth ranks in 2000 and says he was desperate to seal a quick return, only for the move to fall through at the last minute<p>Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis admits he was poised to join River Plate until the move fell through.<p>Demichelis signed a …

Lionel Messi incident played down by Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez

Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez has denied he deliberately stepped on Barcelona star Lionel Messi's leg during Wednesday's bad-tempered Copa del Rey …

Every day new nonsense comes along -Sammer on Gotze to Liverpool

Rumours linking the Bayern man with the Premier League are mere "nonsense", according to the German club's sporting director<p>Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has branded speculation linking Mario Gotze with a move to Liverpool as "nonsense".<p>The Germany international has been linked …

Klopp: You don't take the FA Cup seriously enough!

The Liverpool coach was surprised by the focus on Arsenal's Premier League drought as opposed to their back-to-back victories at Wembley upon his arrival in England<p>Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has questioned how seriously the FA Cup is taken in England and insists he regards it as a "big, big …

Gerrard a crowd-pleaser as Liverpool Legends defeat Australian veterans

Liverpool icon Steven Gerrard and his retired teammates drew an impressive crowd of 40,805 in their 4-0 exhibition game win over Australian legends at ANZ Stadium on Thursday night. Sydney’s big wet, the exorbitant ticket prices, or a clash with the Big Bash across the road simply weren’t enough to …

Nigerian Striker Scores Twice on Debut for New Club, Says Arsenal Want Him

Austin Amutu clearly isn't lacking in confidence.<p>The 22-year-old Nigerian striker only recently scored twice on his debut for Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, but he's already targeting a move to Premier League leaders Arsenal.<p>"It has been my dream to play for Arsenal, they came for my …

Man Utd transfer news and rumours: Manchester United draw up £365 million January shopping list

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Man Utd - Louis van Gaal has targeted Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Thomas Muller<p><b>Man Utd transfer news and rumours</b><p>Manchester United have drawn up a wanted list of forwards worth a staggering £365 million.<p>According to <i>The</i></i> …

Jan Kirchhoff takes chance reboot career with Sunderland

Jan Kirchhoff is off to Sunderland to test his skills in England. His injury history may have held back his development, but Sunderland could be …

Manchester Utd looking to end Adnan Januzaj’s loan at Borussia Dortmund

According to Sky Sports and The Times, Manchester Utd have requested to Borussia Dortmund that the loan of youngster Adnan Januzaj be terminated.<p>Both clubs had agreed for Janzuaj to have a season-long loan at Dortmund, however the highly rated youngster has failed to make a single start for …

Sunderland accused of 'scandalous' conduct as Kone deal collapses

Alex Hayes, the vice-president of the French club, claimed the Black Cats tried to change the terms of the deal after the defender had travelled to England to finalise the move<p>Lorient vice-president Alex Hayes has described Sunderland's conduct as "scandalous" after Lamine Kone's move to the …

Lionel Messi not winning Ballon d'Or would be 'madness,' says Thierry Henry

SPANISH PRIMERA DIVISIÓN<p>Thierry Henry says it would be "madness" if Barcelona star Lionel Messi is denied the Ballon d'Or trophy on Monday.<p>Along with …

Allegri happy with firing forwards

Massimiliano Allegri is thrilled with his striking options as Juventus continues to revive its Serie A title defense.<p>Juventus coach Massimo Allegri is spoiled for choice up front, as he discovered during Juventus' 3-0 win over Verona on Wednesday.<p>The reigning Serie A champions coasted to an eighth …

Kirchhoff completes Sunderland switch

Sunderland has completed the signing of defender Jan Kirchhoff from Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich.<p>Jan Kirchhoff has completed his move to Sunderland from Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich.<p>The 25-year-old has signed an 18-month deal with the Premier League struggler after sealing a transfer for …

Real Madrid have their eye on Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane as new era begins

Exclusive: Spaniards monitoring Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane as chiefs at Santiago Bernabéu start to plan for life after Cristiano Ronaldo<p>Real Madrid are looking at the Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane as a potential recruit in the long term as the club approach a new era of rebuilding, …

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Premier League star striker says he wouldn't turn Manchester Utd should they call

Watford striker Odion Ighalo has revealed that should Manchester Utd come calling, he would find it difficult to turn down, and said that playing at Old Trafford would be a “dream”.<p>Ighalo has arguably been the surprise package this Premier League campaign – alongside Leicester duo Riyad Mahrez and …

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Named 2015 CAF African Player of the Year

Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named CAF 2015 African Player of the year for his stunning campaign in the Bundesliga, predictably beating out Manchester City's Yaya Toure.<p>BBC confirmed the news on Thursday, and his club took to Twitter to congratulate the former Milan …

Gareth Bale expresses delight to be training under Zidane

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, has put a damper on the prospect of either Manchester Utd or Chelsea signing him this summer.<p>Rafa Benitez was ruthlessly dismissed on Monday by Los Blancos’ chief Florentino Perez and was replaced by Madrid legend, Zinedine Zidane. The move prompted speculation that …

Sunderland sign Bayern defender Kirchhoff

(Reuters) - Premier League strugglers Sunderland have signed defender Jan Kirchhoff from Bayern Munich for an undisclosed fee, the club said on Thursday.<p>Bayern Munich's Jan Kirchhoff poses during a photo call in Munich, Germany, July 16, 2015. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle<p>The towering centre back, 25, …

Liverpool transfer news: Subotic tops shortlist as Klopp looks for solution to defensive crisis

The 27-year-old has only played 360 minutes for the Bundesliga side this season and is a primary target for the Reds, who have no experienced centre-backs available<p>Jurgen Klopp is pushing for a reunion with Borussia Dortmund’s Neven Subotic, who he believes is the answer to Liverpool’s defensive …

Moyes: Of course I would manage United again

A failed first attempt at managing Manchester United would not be enough to dissuade David Moyes from a return to Old Trafford.<p>David Moyes insists he would relish the opportunity to manage Manchester United again despite enduring a torrid 10-month reign at Old Trafford.<p>Moyes signed a six-year …

Spanish league will send government a report on Espanyol fan chants to Barça

• Football federation’s disciplinary code broken by supporters<br>• Neymar and Barça targeted in La Liga match<p>The Spanish league said it will send a report denouncing racist and abusive language by fans during Espanyol’s home match against Barcelona last Saturday to the government’s anti-violence …

Aston Villa transfer news: Charles N’Zogbia poised to join AEK Athens

Frenchman's Villa nightmare could be over this month with a loan move to the Greek club<p>Aston Villa are finally ready to sever their ties with £9.5million flop Charles N’Zogbia by offloading the winger to AEK Athens.<p>N’Zogbia’s Villa nightmare could be over this month with a loan move to the Greek …

Chelsea transfer news and rumours on Friday: Blues set to sign Ezequiel Lavezzi

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Chelsea FC in 2016 - Guus Hiddink will beat rivals to signing of PSG forward<p><b>Chelsea transfer news and rumours</b><p>Chelsea are poised to swoop for Paris Saint-Germain forward <b>Ezequiel Lavezzi</b>, according to the Daily Star.<p>The Argentine is out of contract in …

Gerard Pique Mocks Espanyol After Barcelona Beat Catalan Rivals in Copa Del Rey

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique hit out at local rivals Espanyol, criticising their supporters and players in the aftermath of the second of three quickfire games between the two sides.<p>After the Catalan outfits played out an ill-tempered 0-0 draw in La Liga on Saturday, they locked horns again in …