Marcos Alonso scored twice as Chelsea beat Leicester on Saturday to move seven points clear at the top of the English Premier League in spite of Diego Costa’s absence.
Diego Costa has been left out of Chelsea’s matchday squad to play Leicester City.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed all the transfer talks linking Philippe Coutinho to top La Liga clubs, indicating the club has no plans to sell the midfielder.
Fifa’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.
Real Madrid on Saturday equalled FC Barcelona’s Spanish record of 39 games unbeaten in all competitions with a comfortable 5-0 La Liga victory over Granada at the Bernabeu.
Indications on Saturday emerged that Chelsea is about to recall defender, Nathan Ake early from his season-long loan at Bournemouth.
Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted that he needs to rest more and that sitting out the odd game is in the interests of him and Real Madrid, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.
Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United scoring record as the FA Cup holders cruised into round four with a 4-0 win over Reading on Saturday.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has conceded that the current injury crisis at the club has left him regretting the decision to let Jack Wilshere to leave the Emirates last summer, according to reports in the Star.
Leicester fought back to move into the FA Cup fourth round as Ahmed Musa’s double clinched a 2-1 win at Everton on Saturday.