Jurgen Klopp said on Monday he feels like "Kindergarten Cop" in comparison to the raging Diego Simeone but it will be Liverpool looking to make it a case of men against boys when they face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League....
The return of Neymar from a rib injury in time for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 clash at Borussia Dortmund "changes almost everything... and brings a lot of confidence" to his Paris Saint-Germain team-mates, coach Thomas Tuchel said....
Portugese football and the country's politicians were divided on Monday after Porto forward Moussa Marega was targeted with racist chants during his side's weekend win at Vitoria Guimaraes....
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has little sympathy for Manchester City over their ban from European competition, especially as he regularly lost some of his best players to their wealthy Premier League rivals....
Premier League
Pep Guardiola has told friends he is going to remain as manager of Manchester City even if the appeal against their two-year European football ban is rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), according to media reports on Monday....
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner's future....
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he still only wants the best for former employers Manchester City, even though a European ban for the English champions could give the Gunners a route into next season's Champions League....
Primera División
It was a good weekend for Barcelona in the Spanish title race, while Paris Saint-Germain's defensive vulnerabilities were again exposed before the Champions League returns....
Real Madrid's winning streak ended when they conceded a late goal to draw 2-2 at home to Celta Vigo and finish the weekend with their lead over Barcelona down to one point....
Sevilla missed the chance to move in to the La Liga top four on Sunday as they drew 2-2 with rock-bottom Espanyol....
Bundesliga
It was a good weekend for Barcelona in the Spanish title race, while Paris Saint-Germain's defensive vulnerabilities were again exposed before the Champions League returns....
At just 21, Kylian Mbappe is already a World Cup winner while at only 19, Erling Braut Haaland has emerged as a rising fast-star this season....
Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer insisted the defending champions should have scored more, despite a 4-1 away win at Cologne sweeping them back to the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday....
Serie A
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gave warning his side are ready to fight for their first Serie A title since 2000 after moving into second in Serie A on Sunday, just one point off leaders Juventus after a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Inter Milan....
Juventus reclaimed top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-0 win over 10-man Brescia but Lazio moved just a point behind into second after beating Inter Milan 2-1 in a clash between the title rivals in Rome....
Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado scored as Juventus rediscovered winning form, beating 10-man Brescia 2-0 on Sunday to reclaim top spot in Serie A before title rivals Inter Milan and Lazio clash later....
Championship
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa said his side were now better placed to cope with the pressure of pushing for promotion to the Premier League after a much-needed win over Bristol City on Saturday....
West Bromwich Albion edged a step closer to the Premier League as the Championship leaders battled to a 2-1 win at Reading, while promotion rivals Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw at Millwall on Wednesday....
Leeds United fans can be forgiven for feeling a horrible sense of deja vu as another season that promised so much under the mercurial Marcelo Bielsa has come off the rails in the new year....
Champions League
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says how his team defend against Paris Saint-Germain stars such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will be the deciding factor in Tuesday's Champions League clash....
Pep Guardiola has told friends he is going to remain as manager of Manchester City even if the appeal against their two-year European football ban is rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), according to media reports on Monday....
Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke gave a terse response when asked about the return of former coach Thomas Tuchel to Signal Iduna Park with his Paris Saint-Germain team for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 first leg....
Europa League
Manchester United will take on Club Brugge in the last 32 of the Europa League while struggling Arsenal will face Greek side Olympiakos following Monday's draw in Nyon....
Teenager Mason Greenwood again grabbed his chances for Manchester United, scoring twice in a 4-0 thrashing of AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League on Thursday....
Arsenal came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Standard Liege and make sure of a place in the Europa League last 32 as Group F winners on Thursday....
AFC Champions League
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta produced a magical display on his Asian Champions League debut Wednesday to inspire Japan's Vissel Kobe to a 5-1 thrashing of Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim....
AFC Cup football matches involving teams from East Asia have been postponed until April over the deadly coronavirus, the Asian Football Confederation said on Tuesday....
Football
Porto's Mali forward Moussa Marega said on Monday he 'couldn't stay on the pitch' after he suffered racist abuse in a Portugese league match at Vitoria Guimaraes at the weekend....
Bafetimbi Gomis was the hero yet again as reigning champions Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia bounced back from a goal down to edge out the UAE's Shabab Al Ahli in the Asian Champions League on Monday....
Barcelona have denied trying to boost the image of club president Josep Maria Bartomeu by hiring a company that criticised current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media....
Dutch legend Ruud Gullit said Monday that Moussa Marega's Porto team-mates should have done more to protect him after the Mali striker walked off in protest after receiving racist abuse in a Portuguese league game....
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says how his team defend against Paris Saint-Germain stars such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will be the deciding factor in Tuesday's Champions League clash....
It was a good weekend for Barcelona in the Spanish title race, while Paris Saint-Germain's defensive vulnerabilities were again exposed before the Champions League returns....
Jurgen Klopp said on Monday he feels like "Kindergarten Cop" in comparison to the raging Diego Simeone but it will be Liverpool looking to make it a case of men against boys when they face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League....
The return of Neymar from a rib injury in time for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 clash at Borussia Dortmund "changes almost everything... and brings a lot of confidence" to his Paris Saint-Germain team-mates, coach Thomas Tuchel said....
Portugese football and the country's politicians were divided on Monday after Porto forward Moussa Marega was targeted with racist chants during his side's weekend win at Vitoria Guimaraes....
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has little sympathy for Manchester City over their ban from European competition, especially as he regularly lost some of his best players to their wealthy Premier League rivals....