Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at the Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid: ‘My career so far is not unlucky.’ Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Jürgen Klopp has said he and Mauricio Pochettino must accept the outside world will judge their managerial careers on silverware, as he hopes to win t(...)

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweirel  blocks Ajax’s Frenkie de Jong’s shot  during their  Champions League semi-final second-leg win at   at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam. Photograph: Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images

Toby Alderweireld has been close to a Champions League title before. Close enough, in fact, that there was probably someone squirrelling away trying t(...)

Harry Kane has declared his fitness for Saturday’s  Champions League final against Liverpool. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Harry Kane has made it plain he will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool on Saturday, going so far as to say if the game were tomo(...)

Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal against.

Ajax 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Agg 3-3, Tottenham win on away goals) When everything changed, there were suddenly seven, eight, maybe even nine Aja(...)

Arsène Wenger: “The next game is always the most important in life and this one influences the future of my club.”  Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty

Arséne Wenger went back to Madrid – in his own mind – when he was asked last week to reveal his most memorable European result with Arsenal. It came (...)

 Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata scores his side’s  fourth goal to complete his hat-trick against Stoke City. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

If there were any Chelsea fans still worrying whether they would make a better fist of defending their Premier League title than the previous attempt(...)

Atlético Madrid fans watch a flyover by Eagle Patrol before the opening game at  Estadio Wanda Metropolitano against Malaga. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

There was a glint in Diego Simeone’s eye as he pointed at his chest, mouthed “me” and turned. Right-footed, he struck the ball into the back of the ne(...)

Real Madrid  coach Zinedine Zidane: “This club relishes moments like this and we’re focused on the  game.”  Photograph: Pierre Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty

Real Madrid will attack city rivals Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final second leg and not sit back and defend their 3-0 lead as they(...)