Diego Costa will face a late test to prove his fitness ahead of Chelsea's meeting with Newcastle United this weekend after the forward broke his nose in training....
One year after he was racially abused by Chelsea fans at a Paris metro station, Souleymane Sylla has been invited to attend the Champions League rematch between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain next Tuesday....
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will hope to add to his phenomenal tally of 30 goals in all competitions already this season when Borussia Dortmund host Hanover in the Bundesliga on Saturday....
The baton passed from Eden Hazard to Riyad Mahrez in the second minute of Leicester City's 2-1 victory over Chelsea at the King Power Stadium in December....
England /
Premier League
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appealed for fans not to stage protests during Sunday's top-of-the table clash against Leicester City as new supporter anger erupted....
Louis van Gaal has confessed he does not know if he will still be Manchester United manager should he fail to lead his team to a top four finish in the current campaign....
Champions Chelsea will aim to continue their laborious climb up the Premier League table with a victory at home to Newcastle United on Saturday....
Spain /
Primera División
Valencia coach Gary Neville has pleaded with the club's disgruntled fans to turn up and support his struggling side when they face Espanyol at the Mestalla on Saturday....
Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Thursday after receiving treatment for kidney stones which affected his participation in December's Club World Cup....
Germany /
Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen will be without Mexican striker Javier Hernandez for this weekend's Bundesliga match at Darmstadt with a torn buttock muscle, his club announced on Wednesday....
Germany international and Schalke captain Benedikt Hoewedes has shown some faith in the Royal Blues by signing a three-year contract extension until 2020, it was announced on Wednesday....
Italy /
Serie A
Gonzalo Higuain says Napoli have no intention of buckling under pressure as they continue their quest for a first Scudetto in 26 years with a hotly-anticipated visit to champions Juventus on Saturday....
Journeyman striker Alessandro Matri opened the floodgates for Lazio in an error-strewn 5-2 win over hapless Verona who were left rooted to the bottom of Serie A on Thursday....
France /
Ligue 1
Three of the suspects charged in the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape blackmail affair involving France striker Karim Benzema have been released from custody, the public prosecutor in Versailles, near Paris, said on Friday....
The planned buyout by a mystery Saudi prince and a British businessman of French Ligue 1 side Nice has fallen through, club president Jean-Pierre Rivere revealed on Friday....
/
Champions League
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League....
Manuel Pellegrini has warned the Football Association that he will select an under-strength Manchester City team for their FA Cup tie against Chelsea unless the English game's governing body bow to his scheduling demands....
Football
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appealed for fans not to stage protests during Sunday's top-of-the table clash against Leicester City as new supporter anger erupted....
Three of the suspects charged in the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape blackmail affair involving France striker Karim Benzema have been released from custody, the public prosecutor in Versailles, near Paris, said on Friday....
Fabio Cannavaro was sacked from his role as manager of Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr for "bad results" on Friday just four months after taking charge....
Louis van Gaal has confessed he does not know if he will still be Manchester United manager should he fail to lead his team to a top four finish in the current campaign....
The planned buyout by a mystery Saudi prince and a British businessman of French Ligue 1 side Nice has fallen through, club president Jean-Pierre Rivere revealed on Friday....
Celtic manager Ronny Deila is confident his players will respond in the right fashion as they face up to a tough Scottish Premiership title challenge from Aberdeen....
Paris Saint-Germain head into Saturday's game at home to Lille with the spectre of next week's Champions League last-16 clash with Chelsea looming large over the runaway Ligue 1 leaders....
Gonzalo Higuain says Napoli have no intention of buckling under pressure as they continue their quest for a first Scudetto in 26 years with a hotly-anticipated visit to champions Juventus on Saturday....
Diego Costa will face a late test to prove his fitness ahead of Chelsea's meeting with Newcastle United this weekend after the forward broke his nose in training....
One year after he was racially abused by Chelsea fans at a Paris metro station, Souleymane Sylla has been invited to attend the Champions League rematch between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain next Tuesday....