Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has been appointed manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal and vowed to “make history” at the club. The Netherlands coach wi(...)

Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets steps on Real Madrid’s Pepe as players confront each other after Lionel Messi’s first goal at the  Bernabeu. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

As one former Barcelona player puts it: “It is the game of the century, even if there are eight of them a year.” It is a comment not just on th(...)

Neymar: Barcelona’s marquee signing in the summer is struggling to find his form after controversy over his multi-million euro move from Santos.

On Sunday, Barcelona will play Real Madrid at the Bernabéu stadium. Clásicos tend to define a season in Spanish football, this year’s encounter(...)

Barcelona’s Dani Alves at yesterday’s press conference where he defended team-mate and compatriot Neymar.

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has defended his team-mate and compatriot Neymar, claiming the forward has only been criticised in recent weeks f(...)

Neymar celebrates after scoring the opening goal for Barcelona during the La Liga match between against Real Madrid at Camp Nou in Barcelona. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona 2 Real Madrid 1: Neymar stole the show from the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale when the Brazilian’s strike set Bar(...)

Pepe Reina: “If I have one regret, it is the way that I am leaving”

Pepe Reina has criticised Liverpool’s handling of his Anfield exit and claimed he “deserved better” after the club agreed a loan deal with Napoli with(...)

Spain’s Pepe Reina speaks during a Confederations Cup news conference.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has reiterated his stance that new goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has been brought in to provide to competition for Jose(...)

Pepe Reina says he is happy to stay at Liverpool, ‘in principle’.  Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina insists his situation is clear and “in principle” he plans to remain at the club.However, the Spain international, who(...)

Keiren Westwood set to get his chance at Sunderland. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood is reportedly set to get his chance to impress Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio if current number o(...)

Armenia’s Henrik Mkhitaryan (centre) is a transfer target for Liverpool. Photograph: Jens Noergaard Larsen/Scanpix/Reuters

Liverpool are confident their attempts to strengthen the squad will accelerate further this week with deals edging closer to secure the Sunderland goa(...)