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Former Manchester United star David Beckham visited his former English club Tuesday on the eve of new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal’s debut match against another of Beckham’s clubs.

The Switzerland international has acknowledged that it would be hard to turn down the Serie A champions if they made an offer Bayern Munich attacker Xherdan Shaqiri has admitted that he would be open to a move to Juventus if the opportunity arises.

The Frenchman will continue his career at the Camp Nou side after spending the past five seasons at Valencia
Barcelona have confirmed that they have reached a deal that will see them sign Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia on a four-year deal for a fee of €20 million.

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.

German football is mourning the death of former St. Pauli and Union Berlin player, Andreas Biermann, who has committed suicide after not recovering from a long spell of depression.

It was Sergio Ramos who dropped the Coppa del Rey while celebrating Real Madrid’s victory in the Spanish cup. A bus then drove over the trophy. Germany have managed something even more embarrassing.

Thierry Henry believes that his former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi is untouchable in terms of pure talent, even from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Fiorentina co-owner Andrea Della Valle has warned Barcelona that he will do everything possible to keep hold off star winger Juan Cuadrado.

West Bromkwich Albion have shattered their transfer record with the £10 million (N2.6 billion) signing of Nigerian international striker, Brown Ideye.

Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City and is looking forward to the new season with them, he said on Friday.

“The fans have always been good to me, they’ve always been good to my family,” Toure told Sky Sports television.

Lionel Messi has expressed his pride at the way he has helped to make Argentina a force to be reckoned with once again despite their World Cup final defeat.

The crisis that has rocked the Nigeria Football Federation since the Aminu Maigari-led board was sacked on July 6 is to be resolved today in line with FIFA's deadline for suspension lifting.
The development is as a result of the vacation of a suit in High Court Jos, which had earlier granted restraining order against Maigari's board thus preventing him and his board from administering Nigerian football.

Adem Ljajic will not be leaving Roma during the transfer window, according to his agent Fali Ramadani.

Spanish football club, Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world’s most valuable sports teams.

Nigeria has escaped outright ban by the world’s football governing body, FIFA, following the vacation of the court order sacking the Board of the Nigeria Football Federation led by Alhaji Aminu Maigari.

Brazil 2014 Super Eagles’ handler, Stephen Keshi, is in line to be named as the Bafana Bafana of South Africa coach by next week, The Eagle Online has gathered.

Tens of thousands of German football fans are giving a hero’s welcome to the World Cup-winning team in Berlin.

Lionel Messi may not have shed tears but he was clearly inconsolable. Not even picking up the Adidas Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player altered the Argentinian captain’s gloomy expression after his side’s 1-0 extra-time defeat to Germany in the Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter was “surprised” Argentina’s Lionel Messi won the World Cup Golden Ball award.