Louis van Gaal: wants Mats Hummels, Daley Blind and Stefan de Vrij among others. Photograph: PA.

Louis van Gaal has been told he is free to break the world transfer record to bring the right player to Manchester United. Last year Real Madrid set (...)

 Striker Alexis Sanchez has joined  Arsenal from Baracelona. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Alexis Sanchez is ready to tackle the biggest challenge of his football career head on by helping fire Arsenal to success next season. The Chile inter(...)

Liverpool have confirmed that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club “after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona. The player now has permission to complete the usual formalities, which will then conclude the transfer”.

Liverpool have finalised the terms of a club-record fee with Barcelona for the sale of striker Luis Suarez. Official talks began over a week ago and w(...)

 Alexis Sanchez having medical at Arsenal. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Arsenal Striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee, the club have announced. The Chile forward h(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini wants Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

Manchester City are closing in on a deal for Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero. Press Association Sport understands the club are in negotiations with(...)

Ashley Cole has joined Roma on a free transfer. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole has completed his free transfer move to Roma.The 33-year-old left back, a free agent following his rel(...)

Romelu Lukaku may have heralded a return to form with his extra-time goal against the United States in the Round of 16 game. Photograph:   Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Brasilia’s famed sense of order is likely to be swept away today as Argentina’s vast army of supporters descend on the capital. About 100,000 of them(...)

Germany’s forward Thomas Müller tired of the criticism. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

Thomas Müller believes criticism of Germany’s performance against Algeria is exaggerated. The Bayern Munich forward says the main thing is they ma(...)

To infinity and beyond Robin Van Persie may have looked like Buzz Lightyear as he took flight to head in one of the goals of the tournament in the Net(...)

A dejected Mario Balotelli (right) looks on from the bench during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas. The player has been linked with a move to Arsenal. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Arsenal may be the team to benefit from Italy’s early exit from the World Cup with under-fire Mario Balotelli prepared to consider a move away from A(...)