Atlético Madrid took the free-kick but their captain acted like they hadn’t and Koke Resurrección didn’t get up.
In one respect, of course, José Mourinho is right.
West Ham United summer signing Alvaro Arbeloa is impressed with teammate Manuel Lanzini.
Aitor Karanka has warned Ben Gibson to concentrate solely on his Middlesbrough performances and not allow himself to become distracted by mounting talk of an England senior call-up. It would be no surprise were Sam Allardyce to name the Under-21 centre-half in his next squad, particularly as Gibson is that most prized defensive commodity – a left-footer.
Claudio Ranieri has insisted his feud with José Mourinho belongs to the past, with the Leicester City manager describing the enmity that once existed between the two as “prehistoric” and saying he would happily share a glass of wine with his opposite number after Saturday’s Premier League match at Old Trafford.
Emmanuel Adebayor has rejected claims he smoked cigarettes and asked for a shot of whisky in his coffee during a meeting with Lyon over a potential move to the French club.
Here is how we predict Leeds United and Ipswich Town will line up this weekend:
Rangers stars react after they are drawn against Celtic in the Betfred Cup.
The American looks a real talent for the future at Spurs.
Wayne Rooney has admitted he is under greater scrutiny than ever before in his career after a testing start to the season but the Manchester United captain believes he can still play a major part under José Mourinho.
Celtic and Barcelona are due to face off in yet another Champions League tie on Tuesday night. Can the Scottish champions upset the odds once again?
Evercore have announced that Dimitrios Georgiou has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director. Georgiou will be based in London and will focus on advising clients on M&A and capital-raising assignments in the Industrials and Services sectors.
Credit Suisse’s trading chief Brian Chin moved to establish his management team, naming David Miller as global head of credit and Jay Kim to run securitized products.