Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring Barcelona’s second against Napoli. Photograph: Joan Monfort/AP

Barcelona 3 Napoli 1 (Barcelona win 4-2 on aggregate) A fired-up Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Saturday for a 4-2 aggr(...)

 Jadon Sancho’s expected arrival  at Old Trafford means  United have a golden chance to firmly re-establish themselves as a force – but more reinforcements are still required. Photograph: Friedmann Vogel/EPA

Jadon Sancho has 11 England caps. He was in the Bundesliga team of the season at 19. He makes in-game decisions as prescient as a teenage Wayne Roone(...)

Manchester City have agreed a fee with Bournemouth to sign defender Nathan Ake. File photograph: PA

Manchester City have agreed to sign Nathan Aké from Bournemouth for £39m (€43m), taking their outlay in two days to more than £63m (€70m) after a deal(...)

Leipzig’s German forward Timo Werner had his heart set on a move to Liverpool. Photograph: Getty Images

Look out. Here comes everybody! Or at least, here come Kylian Mbappé, Ferran Torres, Ousmane Dembélé, Kalidou Koulibaly, Adama Traoré, Leroy Sané, Die(...)

Dejan Lovren heads home Liverpool’s equaliser  during the  Champions League Group E match against Napoli  at Anfield. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Liverpool 1 Napoli 1 Europe holds few surprises for Jürgen Klopp after 100 Uefa games and his latest encounter with Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli brought (...)

Dries Mertens after opening the scoring for Napoli. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty

Napoli 2 Liverpool 0 Liverpool will not mind should history repeat itself and another late defeat in Naples eventually end with Champions League glor(...)

Harry Maguire:  became the world’s most expensive defender  when Manchester United signed him for a reported fee of €86m from Leicester City.  Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

In May, Ed Woodward asked Leicester City how much they wanted for Harry Maguire and was told €86 million. On Monday, the master of negotiation complet(...)

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt are hosting the tournament. Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty

The 32nd Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on Friday when hosts Egypt take on Zimbabwe in Cairo. Here is everything you need to know before the tournam(...)

Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret reacts after Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette scores his goal. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

Napoli 0 Arsenal 1 (Agg: 0-3) For all the moments this season when critics have scratched their heads struggling to put their finger on what the iden(...)

Aaron Ramsey celebrates after scoring Arsenal’s opener against Napoli. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Arsenal 2 Napoli 0 If only Arsenal could unlock the bewildering and elusive secret to away games. Having given themselves an encouraging leg up with (...)

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