Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane: “This will be very, very, very difficult. It will not be like the last game against Wolfsburg.” Photograph: Gerard Juliengerard/AFP/Getty Images

Even now, after all the money spent, the trophies that have already been stacked up in the years of Abu Dhabi ownership and all the A-grade footballer(...)

Juventus celebrate their win over Fiorentina, a result which effectively sealed the league title. Photograph: Epa

AS Roma 1 Napoli 0 (Juventus are crowned champions) Juventus won Serie A for the fifth season in a row without kicking a ball on Monday after Napoli,(...)

Juventus’ midfielder Claudio Marchisio leaves the pitch on a stretcher during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Palermo. Photo: Marco Bertorello/Getty Images

Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio will miss this year’s European Championship after tearing knee ligaments during Juventus’ 4-0 Serie A victory over (...)

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to hit 30 La Liga goals in six consecutive seasons as he inspired Real Madrid to a 4-0 thrashing of Eibar. Photo: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Barcelona’s Anoeta Stadium jinx struck again when they lost 1-0 at Real Sociedad on Saturday, their second successive defeat in La Liga. Elsewhere, (...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic after scoring against Manchester City on Wednesday night. Photograph: Getty Images

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent says the Paris Saint-Germain striker will sue a Swedish doctor who made doping allegations. The doctor, Ulf Karlsson - who(...)

Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain reacts after he received a red card during the Italian Serie A football match against Udinese. Photograph: Getty Images

Napoli’s bid for the Serie A title suffered a setback on Tuesday after striker Gonzalo Higuain was banned for four matches for reacting angrily to be(...)

Antonio Conte will be free to start his job at Chelsea despite an ongoing match-fixing  trial. Photograph: Epa

Antonio Conte will be free to take up the reins at Chelsea after Euro 2016 regardless of the outcome of a match-fixing trial taking place in Cremona a(...)

 Antonio Conte will take over as Chelsea manager for the start of next season. Photograph: EPA

“Eat grass.” Out of context, Antonio Conte’s message to his Juventus players may have sounded more like a threat than an instruction but he repeated i(...)

Poland’s Kamil Grosicki vies for a ball with Finland’s goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. Photograph: Getty Images

Kamil Grosicki and Pawel Wszolek scored two goals each as an experimental Poland lineup thrashed Finland 5-0 in a friendly on Saturday to extend thei(...)

Italian national team head coach Antonio Conte speaks to the media during a press conference in Florence. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Italy manager Antonio Conte has refused to comment on speculation that he will become Chelsea’s new manager after Euro 2016 but admitted he is looking(...)