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Benzema needs final triumph to make Champions League his own

Real Madrid's Rodrygo was asked on Tuesday what was the best piece of advice he had been given by Karim Benzema, and he answered quickly: "To give him the ball".

UK government authorises sale of Chelsea FC

The UK government announced Wednesday it had given the green light to Todd Boehly's proposed takeover of Chelsea football club from the sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich.

Premier League board approve Chelsea takeover by Boehly group

Todd Boehly's proposed takeover of Chelsea moved a step closer to completion on Tuesday when the Premier League board announced it had approved his purchase of the London club.

BBC apologises to fans after 'Manchester United are rubbish' gaffe

The BBC was forced to apologise to Manchester United fans on Tuesday after a message appeared on their news ticker labelling the Premier League club as "rubbish".

Giroud's 'Gladiator'-like goals help Milan win Italian title

After Zlatan Ibrahimović acted like the protagonist from the movie "Braveheart" in a rousing speech to his teammates, Olivier Giroud likened his own exploits on the field to another blockbuster — "Gladiator."

Former Bayern boss Kovac to coach Wolfsburg

Former Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac was named as Wolfsburg's new boss on Tuesday, the Bundesliga club announced.

Madrid tries to forget Mbappe, focus on Champions League

Real Madrid wants to quickly forget about Kylian Mbappe and turn its focus back on the Champions League final against Liverpool.

Xavi says Barcelona need rebuild but silent on Lewandowski

Coach Xavi Hernandez said Tuesday his Barcelona team must be rebuilt after a turbulent season but refused to be drawn on whether Robert Lewandowski was a transfer target.

Son Heung-min's 'joyous' Golden Boot hailed by S.Korea president

Son Heung-min has been congratulated by South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol for winning the Premier League's Golden Boot, as his club Tottenham Hotspur announced Tuesday they would play a pre-season friendly against Sevilla in Suwon on July 16.

Avram Glazer defends Man Utd reign after troubled season

Avram Glazer has defended his family's controversial reign as Manchester United owners after a troubled season marred by fan protests.

Mbappe says he consulted Macron over PSG deal

Kylian Mbappe made the startling revelation Monday that he had talked over his potential transfer to Real Madrid with Emmanuel Macron, saying he appreciated the "good advice" of the French president, who wanted the Paris Saint-Germain star to stay in France.

Man City's Mendy pleads not guilty to nine sex offences

Manchester City and France footballer Benjamin Mendy denied nine sexual offences against six young women as he appeared in court on Monday.

New Man Utd boss Ten Hag aims to smash Liverpool-City duopoly

Manchester United's new manager Erik ten Hag believes it is possible to end the dominance of Manchester City and Liverpool despite taking over a struggling side that finished a lowly sixth in the Premier League.

Guardiola hails 'legends' as Man City prepare to party

Pep Guardiola described his Manchester City players as "legends" after they staged an incredible fightback to win the Premier League, with fans preparing to line the streets on Monday to hail their heroes.

Dortmund name Terzic as new head coach, sign Ozcan from Cologne

Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have continued rebuilding for next season by naming Edin Terzic as head coach and signing Turkey midfielder Salih Ozcan on Monday.

Liverpool, Aston Villa sign highly rated youngsters

Liverpool and Aston Villa started building for next season by announcing the signings of highly rated youngsters on Monday.

Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara joins Aston Villa

Aston Villa on Monday announced the signing of Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara on a five-year contract.

Inzaghi conquers Inter Milan despite title disappointment

Simone Inzaghi will count his first season at Inter Milan as a success even though he conceded the Serie A title to local rivals AC Milan, as his team's chances of retaining their crown were in doubt last summer.

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