In the Group D fixtures for the day, Argentina, bolstered by a second half hattrick from Lionel Messi, sealed their progress into the knockout rounds with an authoritative win over Panama. Meanwhile, Chile required a controversial last minute penalty to overcome Bolivia.
Speculation that the midfielder would move to Chelsea because of the arrival of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge next season have been put to rest by the player.
Real Madrid face another trophyless season after the 2-0 loss in Wolfsburg, and the top brass at the club are reportedly prepared to sell star forward Cristiano Ronaldo in an attempt to completely overhaul the squad.
According to English daily, The Daily Mail, Chelsea are all set to stun Bayern Munich with a transfer offer for star midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Today's transfer news revolves around an emotional reunion being planned at Stamford Bridge, Bayern Munich looking at a top young English player and Atletico Madrid luring away a forgotten Liverpool striker.
Arturo Vidal gave Bayern Munich a slender 1-0 lead for their Champions League quarter-final return leg at Benfica next week, after hitting the winner just 109 seconds into Tuesday's first leg.
Keen to improve their options up front, Manchester United are preparing themselves to make the big money signing of PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The 34-year-old striker, whose contract runs out at the end of the season, has shown that he still has the quality to compete at the highest level. The Swede has 35 goals in all competitions this season, two of which came in PSG’s high-profile Champions League tie against Chelsea. According to the Daily Star, Manchester United are prepared to give Ibrahimovic a contract worth around £250,000-a-week — a deal that could make him the highest paid player in the Premier League. Juventus make Hazard their prime target Eden Hazard continues to be linked with a move away from Chelsea in the summer despite his indifferent form this season, with Italian giants Juventus reportedly joining PSG and Real Madrid in the race for his signature. According to a report in Tuttosport, the Blues want the on-loan Juan Cuadrado […]
Antonio Conte, who looks almost certain to take over as Chelsea manager next season, has a very close relationship with Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Today's transfer gossip features Manchester United finding something they've been searching for a very long time -- a prolific striker, Stamford Bridge could be the site of a touching reunion between teacher and student and Alexis Sanchez is apparently frustrated at Arsenal.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has suggested that Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal could play a deeper role against his former side in the first leg of Tuesday's mammoth Champions League Round of 16 tie. Meanwhile, centre-back Giorgio Chiellini remains unavailable for the hosts.