Dani Ceballos:  “We’ve got a very good compact side, and the three up front really make the difference.” Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

It starts with a song. Dani Ceballos listens back, laughs, then looks down a little bashfully. “Surprising,” he calls it. Arsenal fans knew he was g(...)

Jose Antonio Reyes has been killed in a car crash aged 35. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty

Jose Antonio Reyes, the ex-Arsenal and Spain forward, has died in a car crash at the age of 35, former club Sevilla have announced. Reyes was part of(...)

Carlos Bacca scores his second and  Sevilla’s third goal in  the Europa League Final match against FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk  in Warsaw. Photo: Martin Rose/Getty Images

Sevilla 3 Dnipro 2In the end, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s sense of their own destiny was not enough in Warsaw on Wednesday night. Sevilla, playing their (...)

Atletico’s coach Diego “Cholo” Simeone ponders a question at a recent Champions League final news conference. “It’s hard for me to interact with players who don’t give themselves completely. The weak don’t interest me.”

Last Saturday evening at the Camp Nou Barcelona surrendered its Spanish league title following a head-to-head encounter with Atlético Madrid. Seconds (...)