Bayern Munich delivered a masterclass in transfer-market operations in May, when they announced the signings of Renato Sanches from Benfica and Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund on the same morning.
The Argentine failed to make the top three for the Best Player in Europe accolade in favour of the Real Madrid duo and the Atletico and France striker Lionel Messi has been left out of the top three shortlist
Lionel Messi has rewritten the Barcelona record books ever since he first pulled on a pair of boots for his debut against Espanyol. October 16, 2004, remains a date that will surely be etched in the memories
Know it All Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning: Hundreds of analysts, law enforcement and special operations personnel are already on the ground in Rio de Janeiro