Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo looks despondent as his side slumped to a defeat against Sevilla on Sunday night. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

A flash of brilliance from Neymar helped Barcelona pull three points clear at the top of the Primera Division on Sunday. The Brazilian striker had al(...)

Bayern Munich enjoyed a 5-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Photograph: EPA

Bayern Munich 5 Borussia Dortmund 1 Bayern Munich stamped their authority on the Bundesliga by opening up a seven-point lead at the top thanks (...)

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi reacts after being injured during a Spanish La Liga match against Las Palmas at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona Photograph:  Manu Fernandez/AP Photo

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has told his players they will need to step up after seeing their talisman Lionel Messi ruled out for up to two months wi(...)

Hugo Lloris in action for Tottenham against Manchester United last season: the Frenchman was kept on the bench last weekend when his side lost 1-0 at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Mauricio Pochettino has appointed Hugo Lloris as his captain at Tottenham Hotspur and the manager is happy rather than worried about the interest Man(...)

Real Madrid celebrate during the La Liga match between Elche FC and Real Madrid - manager Carlo Ancelotti forsees the league title being decided on the final match day. Photograph: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Real Madrid may have extended their lead over second-placed Barcelona at the top of La Liga to four points on Sunday but coach Carlo Ancelotti still (...)

In-form Neymar is challenged by Villarreal’s Sergio Asenjo. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Lionel Messi struck the winner for Barcelona as they twice came from behind to beat Villarreal 3-2 at home and move a point behind leaders Real Madrid(...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

 Arsenal unveil new signing Gabriel at London Colney. Photograph Stuart MacFarlane/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s protracted move for Gabriel Paulista has been completed, with the Brazilian defender arriving in a deal which will see Joel Campbell complet(...)

Adnan Januzaj: his agent said the Parisian side “have shown themselves to be interested this winter,” Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

Manchester United have rejected an approach for Adnan Januzaj from Paris Saint-Germain according to the teenager’s agent.The French champions tried to(...)

Villarreal’s Gabriel Paulista tries to block Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale. The 24-year-old Brazilian centre back will sign for Arsenal in the next 24 hours. Photograph:  Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Arsenal are putting the finishing touches to the signing of Villarreal’s Gabriel Paulista after the Brazilian defender was granted a work permit.Gabri(...)