Celtic new loan signing Patrick Roberts at the Utilita Energy Scottish League Cup, semi-final match at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Patrick Roberts revealed that some advice from Jason Denayer confirmed his decision to move to Celtic from Manchester City. The 18-year-old winger jo(...)

Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp says Pep Guardiola will have high expectations in England. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has welcomed the arrival of Pep Guardiola as Manchester City’s next manager and expects the Catalan to come to England (...)

Manchester City feel they beat their rivals to the signature of Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Manchester City believe they beat Manchester United and Chelsea to the hiring of Pep Guardiola, with the Spaniard receiving eleventh hour “overtures” (...)

Louis van Gaal: The Dutchman returned to the Netherlands on Sunday but is due back for first-team training today. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the ex(...)

Manchester United’s poor on field performances have seen them drop a place on the rich list, yet they remain in third. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United have dropped a place to third in the Deloitte rich list behind Real Madrid and Barcelona but could claim the No1 position next year (...)

 Vincent Kompany: City’s medical department are continuing to try and find a long-term solution that will solve the continuing setbacks with the muscle. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted Vincent Kompany may not return until the “last part of the season” due to his latest calf injury. The Manchester City(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi speaks to the audience after receiving the Ballon d’Or from acting Fifa president Issa Hayatou during the Fifa Ballon d’Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Even Fifa gets it right sometimes. In front of the usual Zurich crowd of power brokers, buffet-lurkers, desiccated legends and appallingly-tuxedoed s(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is unflustered by Pep Guardiola’s announcement he wants to manager in England next season. Photograph: PA

Louis van Gaal insists he is not intimidated by Pep Guardiola’s declaration that he is bound for the Premier League. Guardiola announced this week t(...)

Bayern Munich’s Jan Kirchhoff has arrived in Sunderland to discuss a contract as the Premier League club hope to complete the signing. Photo: Getty Images

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is closing in on his first January signing after Bayern Munich defender Jan Kirchhoff arrived in to the north east. The(...)

Manuel Pellegrini says his interests are in winning titles, not securing new contracts. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manuel Pellegrini has said he would choose winning the Premier League with Manchester City and being shown the door over continuing as the team’s mana(...)