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Angel Di Maria: Man Utd pay British record £59.7m for winger

<b>Manchester United have signed winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of £59.7m.</b><p>The Argentine winger had a medical in Manchester on Tuesday and has signed a five-year deal.<p>Di Maria - described as "world-class" by United boss Louis van Gaal - is likely to make his …

The best and worst of Balotelli

Watch the best and worst moments of Mario Balotelli's Premier League career following the latest controversy which saw him swap shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time during Liverpool's Champions League clash with the Spanish champions.<p>The mercurial striker, 24, joined Manchester City in …

Chelsea 2 Leicester City 0: Diego Costa and Eden Hazard score as Jose Mourinho's men continue winning start

Premier League match report - Chelsea's £32 million striker Diego Costa scores again as the Blues maintain their 100 per cent start to the season<p><b>Jose Mourinho</b> turned around to his bench and cracked a little smile. Roman Abramovich stood to applaud, exposing medium-sized sweat patches under his …

Liverpool set to seal £16m Mario Balotelli signing on Monday

<b>Mario Balotelli is expected to complete his £16m move to Liverpool on Monday.</b><p>The striker, 24, flew to Merseyside for a medical on Friday and will be back after the weekend to conclude the formalities of a transfer that will see him earn nearly £120,000 a week.<p>The deal will not be done in time for …

Barcelona: Can Enrique integrate Suarez, Neymar and Messi?

<b>As Barcelona prepare for Sunday's La Liga home opener against Elche, the Nou Camp outfit can certainly reflect upon a busy summer.</b><p>For starters, a new manager is at the helm as Luis Enrique arrives to replace ill-fated Argentine Tata Martino, who presided over the club's first season without a major …

Cesc Fabregas: Is Arsenal and Barcelona's loss Chelsea's gain?

<b>Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was left purring at the performance of Cesc Fabregas in Monday's win over Burnley, calling him a "maestro".</b><p>In his Premier League debut for the club, the midfielder had a hand in all three goals in a 3-1 victory and made the kind of impact that reinforced Mourinho's …

Balotelli signing a 'no brainer'

Football Focus pundit Mark Lawrenson says Liverpool's move for Mario Balotelli is a "no brainer" after they they agreed a £16m fee with AC Milan. for the Italy striker.<p>Martin Keown agrees saying that Balotelli will be a "fantastic signing" for last year's Premier League runners-up.<p>The deal will not …

Premier League predictions: Lawro v boxer Kell Brook

<b>BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson is pitting his wits against a different guest each week this season.</b><p>His opponent for this weekend's Premier League fixtures is <b>boxer Kell Brook, the new IBF welterweight champion.</b><p>Sheffield United fan Brook, who beat Shawn Porter on points to take the title …

Roy Hodgson encourages England players to move abroad

<b>England manager Roy Hodgson believes his country's young players would benefit from playing regular first-team football abroad.</b><p>Hodgson said "more than half" of the players he selects are not guaranteed a starting place at their English clubs.<p>Speaking to theFA.com, he said he would prefer English …

Cesc Fabregas: Arsenal's Arsene Wenger says he has no regrets

<b>Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has no regrets over his decision not to re-sign Cesc Fabregas this summer.</b><p>Spain midfielder Fabregas, 27, made an impressive Premier League debut for London rivals Chelsea as they won 3-1 at Burnley on Monday.<p>Arsenal had a buy-back option on Fabregas, who left for …

Match of the Day: 50 years of broadcasting celebration

<b>The BBC will celebrate 50 years of its iconic football television show Match of the Day with a special programme on Friday at 22:35 BST on BBC One (22:50 in Northern Ireland).</b><p>Packed with classic archive material, it charts the evolution of football's most famous programme and features new …

Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria tells club he wants to leave

<b>Argentina winger Angel Di Maria has told Real Madrid he wants to leave the La Liga club.</b><p>Di Maria has been linked with a move to Manchester United, with manager Louis van Gaal reportedly keen to take the 26-year-old to Old Trafford.<p>Real boss Carlo Ancelotti confirmed the player rejected the offer of …

Malky Mackay: Ex-Cardiff boss sorry for two 'disrespectful' texts

<b>Malky Mackay has apologised for sending two one-line text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".</b><p>The former Cardiff boss and his ex-Bluebirds colleague Iain Moody are alleged to have shared racist, sexist and homophobic texts.<p>But Mackay, 42, says his texts were part of "friendly …

Mario Balotelli v Luis Suarez: Liverpool's striker gamble

<b>After selling one of the most controversial players in the history of English football for £75m, you could forgive the powers-that-be at Liverpool for playing it safe for a while.</b><p>Instead, the Reds are seeking to replace Luis Suarez with Mario Balotelli - a man once dubbed "unmanageable" by Jose …

Barcelona's appeal against transfer ban rejected by Fifa, but club will take case to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Fifa confirm ban, imposed for their recruitment tactics over young players, will begin in January which means they can still sign players this window<p>Barcelona have lost their appeal against a year-long transfer ban over their recruitment tactics regarding young players – but will be allowed to keep …

Luis Suarez transfer: Barcelona continue battle with Liverpool claiming move cost only £65m

FC Barcelona insist the Luis Suarez transfer only cost £65million in total.<p>Ever since finally acquiescing to the Uruguayan's sale the Anfield top …

Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: Winners and Losers from Super Cup 1st Leg

The first competitive match of the Spanish 2014-15 domestic season took place on Tuesday evening as Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid fought out the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.<p>After a quiet match finally sprung to life in the final 10 minutes, James Rodriguez and Raul Garcia scored the goals …

Why Petr Cech Should Stay At Chelsea FC

After Jose Mourinho declared Thibaut Courtois the starter for Chelsea FC’s Premier League opener against Burnley FC many believed it was a foregone …

Cesc Fabregas's inspired pass to Andre Schurrle leaves Chelsea fans purring

The incredible pass from former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas which set up André Schürrle's goal against Burnley is already one of the greatest Premier League assists<p>Former Arsenal captain <b>Cesc Fabregas</b> announced his return to the Premier League in style on Monday night with a masterclass of …

Cesc Fabregas shines for Chelsea and bursts Burnley's bubble in Premier League opener at Turf Moor

In north London, they perhaps hoped that he would never come back to the Barclays Premier League. At least, if he did, they hoped he would come back …

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Manchester United close in on Rojo - Transfer Centre

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