Philippe Coutinho celebrates his wonderful winner against Manchester City, his third goal in seven games. Photograph: Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Philippe Coutinho had not recovered from the pain of missing out on a World Cup in Brazil when the new Premier League season opened in August. Having(...)

Italy’s former World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro has been handed a 10-month jail sentence. Photograph Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Fabio Cannavaro has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for breaching orders to keep out of his property after it was seized by authorities.The 41-y(...)

 Goalkeeper Craig Gordon of Celtic fails to hold the ball allowing Rodrigo Palacio of Inter Milan (not pictured) to score their third goal. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Celtic 3 Inter Milan 3Celtic will encounter mixed emotions when the dust eventually settles on a match which will live long in the memory. So much for(...)

Former Liverpool striker may be on his way from AC Milan  to boyhood club Atlético Madrd. Photograph: Getty Images

Milan have opened negotiations with Atlético Madrid as they seek to dispense with the services of Fernando Torres, who is currently on a two-year loa(...)

File photo dated 20-10-2014 of Chelsea’s Manager Jose Mourinho during a press conference at Cobham Training Ground, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 3rd, 2014. Jose Mourinho will prioritise winning over remaining undefeated as Chelsea go in search of trophies. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Jose Mourinho has claimed Newcastle United raise their game specifically for contests against Chelsea and, as with other Premier League sides, treat o(...)

  Controversial Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been charged by the FA for an allegedly  racist and antisemitic post on Instagram.   Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Mario Balotelli has been charged by the Football Association for reposting an image of the Nintendo character Super Mario that prompted accusations of(...)

Roberto Mancini has been out of work since leaving Galatasaray during the summer and is set to return to the San Siro after the sacking of Internazionale boss Walter Mazzarri

Inter Milan have fired coach Walter Mazzarri after a poor start to the season, leaving former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini in line to return t(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester Utd The Hawthorns 7.45pm, Sky Sports 1 Louis van Gaal believes defeating West Bromwich Albion at The Hawtho(...)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring his third goal during the friendly between Sweden and England in November 2012. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

On his birthday, an October day so gorgeous it seems as if summer might never end on the outskirts of Paris, Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains as defiant as (...)

Arsenal manager  Arsene Wenger and Chelsea boss  Jose Mourinho whose sides clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.  Photo:  Richard Heathcote/Getty

Arsène Wenger says his players have not been scarred by Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea following their 6-0 drubbing of Arsenal last season, but he claimed(...)