Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich took over the London club in 2003. Photograph: Getty Images

Antonio Conte has become the seventh man to be named the permanent Chelsea manager by Roman Abramovich since the Russian bought the club in 2003. Giv(...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic: will relish the challenge of a big night at  StamfordBridge. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Chelsea’s Champions League knockout stage adventures have rarely been anything less than gruelling. From the cod-ideological struggles with Barcelo(...)

Paris St-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has extended his contract with the French champions until 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

Paris St Germain have opted for stability and extended coach Laurent Blanc’s contract until 2018 on Thursday, giving the former France boss two extra (...)

Paul Clement has been fired as manager of Derby County. Photograph: Reuters

A run of seven Championship games without a win cost Paul Clement his job as Derby County’s manager on Monday. During his days as Carlo Ancelotti’s as(...)

The 1978 First Division Champions and League Cup winners Nottingham Forest line up with their trophies, together with members of the local police constabulary who were placed in charge of the cups by Forest Manager Brian Clough (front row, far left). Photo: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

We all know the possible narrative at this stage – Leicester City hold onto their six point lead at the top of the Premier League table over the next (...)

Rafa Benítez expressed gratitude to everyone he worked with at Bernabéu. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Benítez has expressed his gratitude for having the opportunity to manage Real Madrid and wished his successor Zinedine Zidane well. The former(...)

Real Madrid’s new coach Zinedine Zidane arrives with Real Madrid’s president Florentino Pérez before a statement at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on January 4, 2016.  Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane has become the manager of Real Madrid after the club’s president, Florentino Pérez, announced the sacking of Rafael Benítez at the Ber(...)

 Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce: “The last time we faced ‘the biggest game of the season’ we failed miserably. That was Watford. We haven’t won a point since then, so this is even bigger than Watford.” Photo:  Ian MacNicol/Getty images

Around 30 miles separate Sunderland from Middlesbrough and, as it stands, there is a division between the two football clubs. Around 40 miles separa(...)

  Pep Guardiola is aiming to lead Bayern Munich to their third Bundesliga title in a row. Photograph: Andreas Genert/EPA

Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season and will be replaced by Carlo Ancelotti. The news follows months of speculation about(...)

Bayern Munich’s headcoach Pep Guardiola and his soon to be replacement Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Getty Images

Bayern Munich and coach Pep Guardiola will part ways after three seasons at the end of the current campaign and Italian Champions League-winning coac(...)