Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces MU move

The deal means the Sweden striker is now reunited with United manager Jose Mourinho, whom he had worked with at Inter Milan during the 2008-09 season. Time to let the world know. My next destination is @ManUtd pic.twitter.com/DAK7iYlrCq — Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) June 30, 2016 Prior to joining PSG, where he spent four years, Ibrahimovic…

Manchester United close in on Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic deals

Manchester United are closing in on two major signings with deals for the Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic looking likely after a busy Saturday. José Mourinho is keen to sign both players as he steps up his recruitment drive before his first season in charge at Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan has one…

Lionel Messi retires from int’l football

Lionel Messi retired from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. “It’s not meant for me. For me the national team is over. I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion,” the 29-year-old forward said after defeat by Chile at…

Boleyn Ground 1904-2016: Farewell Upton Park

With West Ham’s move to the Olympic Stadium imminent, club figures and fans pay tribute to the Boleyn Ground, before the Hammers’ last match at Upton Park on Tuesday night.  

Bayern sign Dortmund’s Hummels and Benfica’s Sanches

German champions Bayern Munich have signed Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels and Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches from the start of next season. Hummels, 27, will join Bayern on a five-year deal subject to a medical.Bayern have paid Benfica €35m (£27.5m) for 18-year-old midfielder Sanches, who was also wanted by Manchester United, in a deal which…

FIFA new president.

Gianni Infantino has succeeded fellow Swiss Sepp Blatter as president of world football’s governing body Fifa. The Uefa secretary general polled 115 votes, 27 more than closest rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa.Prince Ali bin al-Hussein (four votes) and Jerome Champagne (0) were third and fourth respectively. Blatter, who had led Fifa since 1998, stood…

Pep Guardiola – next Man City boss

Pep Guardiola to succeed Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City boss The 45-year-old, currently in charge at Bayern Munich, will replace Manuel Pellegrini, who will leave on 30 June.