Bayern Munich enjoyed a 5-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Photograph: EPA

Bayern Munich 5 Borussia Dortmund 1 Bayern Munich stamped their authority on the Bundesliga by opening up a seven-point lead at the top thanks (...)

Wolfsburg’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne looks to be on his way to Manchester City. Photograph: Getty Images

VfL Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s transfer to Manchester City could be nearing completion, German and English media said on Thur(...)

Mario Balotelli arrives at Milanello sport center in Carnago; “I am happy to be back. I do not have much to say because I just need to train and show what I can contribute”. Photograph: EPA

Maverick striker Mario Balotelli will have a good behaviour clause inserted into his contract with AC Milan, banning extravagant haircuts and clothing(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli is set to remain at the club according to his agent. Photograph: EPA

Out-of-favour Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will receive a six-figure loyalty bonus if he is still at the club when the transfer window closes on(...)

David de Gea will not play for Manchester United against Tottenham Hotpsur in the opening game of the Barclay’s Premier League season tomorrow. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

SATURDAY Bournemouth v Aston Villa Max Gradel and Lee Tomlin are in line for their Bournemouth debuts. Manager Eddie Howe expects a challen(...)

Nigel De Jong’s tackle against Xabi Alonso in the 2010 World Cup final, he was in the spotlight again against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has dismissed complaints about a Nigel de Jong tackle during Tuesday’s friendly match against Bayern Munich by sayin(...)

Carlos Bacca is set to complete a move form Sevilla to AC Milan. Photograph: Getty

Liverpool look set to lose out on the signing of Carlos Bacca with the Sevilla forward set to undergo a medical in the next few days to complete his t(...)

Seven people have been arrested over suspected match-fixing involving Catania in Serie B. Photo: Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images

Seven people have been arrested over suspected match-fixing involving Catania in Serie B, police said on Tuesday. The seven were accused of “fraud in (...)

Former Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic is the new AC Milan coach, reports. Photo: EPA

AC Milan dismissed manager Filippo Inzaghi on Tuesday after a disappointing season in which they finished 10th in Serie A and failed to qualify for Eu(...)

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(...)