United’s Paul Pogba: “He gives his absolute everything for the club every week.”   Photograph: EPA/Peter Powell

Paul Pogba cannot be expected to perform like a combination of Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes, Juan Sebastián Verón and Roy Keane, according to Ole Gunnar(...)

“Messi is two, three players at once,” Javier Mascherano once said. Above, Lionel Messi of Argentina. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

“Whenever I have trouble sleeping, I find Messi’s goals on YouTube and watch them on a loop,” the acclaimed Argentinian film-maker Lucrecia Martel sai(...)

Claudio Ranieri has taken a vastly different approach to management at Leicester compared to what he did at Chelsea. Photo: Reuters

Everybody had known the end was coming for Claudio Ranieri at Chelsea, but the moment at which the decision seemed made – and, more than that, was mad(...)

   Sporting Lisbon have confirmed via their official Twitter account that Marcos Rojo (above)  will move to Old Trafford. Photograph: Netun Lima/Getty Images

Marcos Rojo will become a Manchester United player and sign a five-year contract, subject to a medical, after the Argentina defender’s complicated thi(...)

 Argentina defender Marcos Rojo has suggested his move to Manchester United is imminent, describing it as a ‘dream’ to play for the Old Trafford club.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Sporting Lisbon have sanctioned the sale of Marcos Rojo to Manchester United with winger Nani returning to Portugal as part of the deal.Argentina inte(...)