Cesc Fabregas: has endured a tempestuous relationship with Jose Mourinho, with whom he would have to build bridges. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

JAMIE JACKSON Chelsea have emerged as surprise contenders to lure Cesc Fabregas back to the Premier League after Arsenal indicated that they would no(...)

Yaya Toure and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini with the league trophy. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Yaya Toure has said it would be an “honour” to play for Paris Saint-Germain as the midfielder continues to suggest he wants to leave Manchester City.(...)

 Barcelona’s Dani Alves: has received huge support for his reaction to banana throwing incident, but says little has happened in Spanish football to tackle racism. Photorgraph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

As Barcelona defender Dani Alves was about to take a corner during the game at Villarreal on Sunday, a home fan threw a small banana onto the p(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s coach Jurgen Klopp (right), seen here with attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, has again ruled him out of the running for the Manchester United job. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay / Reuters

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United, and insists he has no(...)

 Phil Jones applauds fans after Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Phil Jones hopes Manchester United’s epic comeback against Olympiakos will kick-start the team’s faltering domestic campaign. United wil(...)

The Nou Camp is already the largest ground in Europe with a capacity of 99,354. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona’s board of directors will make a decision in January on whether to expand the Nou Camp or submit plans to move to a new stadium.The Spanish(...)

Barcelona’s midfielders Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta put  pressure on  Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema. The speed with which they seek to regain possession is a key part of Barcelona’s game. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

People talk all the time about the game being different now from what it was all the way back in the day. But when they do, I think they miss the poin(...)

   Cesc Fabregas (right) alongside Andres Iniesta at a Spanish training session last month. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has said that Manchester United target Cesc Fabregas wants to stay at the Spanish champions.United yesterday made a bid (...)

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund players celebrate on the last occasions they won the Uefa Champions League in 2001 and 1997 respectively. Photographs: Reuters

With an eye on Wembley, Germany’s biggest newspaper crowed in English “We are the Champions!”. Europe’s strongest economy, booming exports, rec(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi looks on as Bayern players celebrate after Mario Gomez, third right, scored during the Champions League semif-final first leg at the Allianz Arena. (Photo: Kerstin Joensson/AP)

Hello Bayern, goodbye Barça. There’s a sense a torch is being passed on the continent, following the Bundesliga champions’ 4-0 evisceration of (...)