Lionel Messi throws his jersey to the crowd as he celebrates his team’s win over Ecuador. Photograph: Getty Images

Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American matches that also saw Per(...)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp: got his days mixed up. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp had not long sat down in the Etihad Stadium’s media room following Liverpool’s 5-0 defeat to Manchester City at the weekend when he was (...)

Philippe Coutinho of Brazil celebrates his goal against Ecuador with teammate Willian. Photograph: Reuters

Uruguay and Argentina drew 0-0 in an uninspiring but hotly contested World Cup qualifier in Montevideo on Thursday, a result that leaves both sides s(...)

 Sevilla president Jose Castro says they are working hard to try and sign Manchester City striker Nolito. Photograph: PA

Sevilla president Jose Castro says they are working hard to try and sign Manchester City striker Nolito and his former Etihad team-mate Jesus Navas. (...)

Argentina Lionel Messi  celebrates with goalscorer  Gabriel Mercado during the friendly international  match against Brazil at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Argentina 1 Brazil 0 Jorge Sampaoli enjoyed a perfect start to his Argentina reign with a 1-0 friendly win over Brazil on Friday, ending opposing coa(...)

Ernesto Valverde is expected to be unveiled as the new manager of Barcelona on Monday night. Photograph: Ander Gillenea/AFP

Barcelona are set to name their new coach on Monday evening, with Ernesto Valverde widely expected to take charge. Barca president Josep Maria Bartom(...)

Christian Fuchs of Leicester City faces the cameras during a press conference at The King Power Stadium. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

To put into perspective the size of the task Leicester City face: Atlético Madrid have eliminated Bayern Munich, Barcelona (twice), Che(...)

Arsenal fans hold up anti-Arsene Wenger signs after the defeat against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Getty Images

On Arsène Wenger, everything is divided, even the news. Just as Bild was reporting there has been contact between representatives of Arsenal and the B(...)

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy falls after an incident with Sevilla’s Samir Nasri which resulted in a second yellow card for Nasri in their Champions League last 16 second leg clash. Photo: Rui Vieira/AP

Towards the end of a relentless, slightly hysterical night at the King Power Stadium Jamie Vardy could be seen punching himself repeatedly in the face(...)

Kasper Schmeichel, Wes Morgan and Wilfred Ndidi celebrate Leicester City’s passage into the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Photograph: Oli Scarffoli/Getty

Leicester City 2 Sevilla 0 (Leicester City win 3-2 on aggregate) It was a raucous, extraordinary evening that ended with Leicester City celebrating t(...)