Gareth Bale scores their Real Madrid’s  fifth goal during the La Liga match between against Real Betis Balompie at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez had two goals each as Real Madrid claimed a comfortable 5-0 victory over Real Betis in a high-tempo Primera Division m(...)

The Olympic Stadium in Berlin, where Barcelona will seek their fifth European Cup and Juventus their third. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Is there a word for an anti-climax that happens before the actual event? Whatever that word is, it might in future make a snappier title for the so(...)

Barcelona’s head coach Luis Enrique: “I have three matches ahead of me and I will talk once the season is over.” Photo: Toni Albir/EPA

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique dismissed questions about whether he will stay on next season, saying he will comment once the current campaign, when the(...)

Luis Suarez says he has had to adapt to play alongside Lionel Messi and his new Barcelona team mates. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

Luis Suarez will head into Wednesday night’s Champions League quarter-final clash with Paris St Germain admitting he left Liverpool to win European fo(...)

FC Barcelona have had their two-window transfer ban upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport after appeal (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Barcelona will not be allowed to sign any players in 2015 after the Catalan club’s appeal against their transfer ban was dismissed by the Court of Arb(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

 Danny Welbeck moves to Arsenal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Arsenal sweated until beyond the final minutes of the transfer window to complete a deal to sign Danny Welbeck for £16m (€20,156,800) from Manchester (...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey leaves the field after receiving a red card during the first leg of their Champions League qualifying soccer match against Besiktas at Ataturk Olympic stadium in Istanbul. Photograph:  Murad Sezer/Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at the sending off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his side battled to a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first(...)

Barcelona’s new signing  Luis Suarez warms up with his team-mates  during a training session  in Sant Joan Despi near Barcelona. Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters 1:16

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has expressed his relief at training with new team-mates for the first time, declaring he feels “like a footballer again(...)

Manchester United are lining up a move for  Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo. Photograph:   Jose Sena Goulao/EPA

Louis van Gaal hopes to sign the Argentina defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for €20 million and is renewing his interest in Ángel di María af(...)