Mario Balotelli: “I think he now feels that it is time to show the type of player he is.” Photograph: John Walton/PA wire.

Brendan Rodgers has no reservations over handing Mario Balotelli an immediate debut at Tottenham Hotspur, insisting the £16 million (€12 million) stri(...)

 Callum McGregor has signed a new five-year contract with Celtic. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal’s recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side in Group C of(...)

Raul Garcia of Atletico  Madrid scored a late header to earn his side a 1-1 draw against Real Madrid. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Atletico Madrid’s Raul Garcia netted a late equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw at Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup first leg after substitute James Rod(...)

Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers still targeting another striker in the transfer window. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists his side have not lost their fear factor following the departure of striker Luis Suarez — but he is still lo(...)

 Alberto Moreno has left Sevilla FC for Liverpool.  Photograph:  Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images

Defender Alberto Moreno admits his departure from Sevilla has been emotional and complicated but he is relishing the prospect of joining Liverpool. Th(...)

 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo  celebrates a goal  with James Rodriguez during last night’s Uefa Super Cup victory over Sevilla at  Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Real Madrid 2 Sevilla 0 After the chastening experience of finishing third in La Liga last season, Real Madrid have declared their intention (...)

Loic Remy: scored 14 goals for Newcastle last season, before dip in form after the sale of Yohan Cabaye. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool have taken their summer spending over €100 million – and could go beyond €125 million in the coming days – after agreeing a €25 million fee(...)

 Luis Suárez (left) and Iago Aspas (right) have both left Liverpool for Spain.  Photograph:  Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images

Iago Aspas says his former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suárez has been “treated like a murderer” by Fifa after the Uruguayan bit Italy’s Giorgio Chiellin(...)

Joaquín Turina (1882-1949) was once described as a nationalist composer whose music was “almost unexportable” in spite of its great popularity in his (...)

Falcao’s Monaco team mate James Rodriquez carries Colombian hopes in the absence of ’El Tigre’

Colombia face Greece in Belo Horizonte on Saturday night with both sides having legitimate hopes of progressing from arguably the tournament’s weakest(...)