Italian World Cup midfielder Angelo Di Livio has demonstrated loyalty beyond the call of duty by agreeing a new two-year deal with the newly-formed Fiorentina club.
Uruguayan goalkeeper Fabian Carini's loan move to Arsenal from Italian Serie A side Juventus is in danger of collapsing as the parties are unable to agree personal terms.
Manchester United whose preparations for the new season could hardly have got any worse have been hit by another injury blow, this time to defender Wes Brown.
New Spain coach Inaki Saez has named five uncapped players in his first squad since taking over from Jose Antonio Camacho earlier in the summer.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson hasbeen accused of making an illegal approach to sign Rennes defender Julian Escude.
The rumours concerning Ronaldo's move from Internazionale toMilan continue to rumble on with reports in the Spanish media, suggesting that a deal between the clubs for the World Cup winner…
Real Madrid have been told to increase their offer for Internazionale attacker Ronaldo after a bid reported to be worth _48 million was rejected by the Milan club.
Portugal have installed youth coach Agostinho Oliveira as caretaker coach for the full national side, following Antonio Oliveira's dismissal in the wake of the country's dismal World Cup performance.
Tottenham's preparations for the new season have beendealt a massiveblow with the news that Gustavo Poyet could be out of action for up to 8 months.
Michael Ballack has been named as Germany's Footballer of the Year, finishing just ahead of the Player of the World Cup, team-mate Oliver Kahn.