Sport Jose Bosingwa says he will not play for Portugal again while Paulo Bento is in charge

Jose Bosingwa, the Chelsea defender, has said he will not play international football again while Paulo Bento remains Portugal manager. The 29-year-old had been pre-selected to join his national side for the Euro 2012 play-off games with Bosnia but was left out of Bento's final 25-man squad.

Great Manchester United goalkeepers

Spain Under-21 international David de Gea looks set to become the retired Edwin van der Sar's replacement at Manchester United after arriving in the city for a medical ahead of his proposed move from Atletico Madrid.

De Gea undergoing Manchester United medical

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is set to push his summer spending close to £50 million later this week when he completes the signing of goalkeeper David de Gea.

Sanchez the gem in Chile's goal mine

South America's Cristiano Ronaldo is 'missing piece in Barcelona's jigsaw' and is being sold before the transfer market falls apart

Nani to stay at United despite arrival of Young

Manchester United will not be offloading Nani following Ashley Young's £17m arrival at Old Trafford.

Manchester United will not sell Nani

Manchester United will not be offloading Nani following Ashley Young's £17million arrival at Old Trafford.

Young completes Manchester United move

New Manchester United signing Ashley Young is already targeting the club's 20th league title after agreeing a five-year deal at Old Trafford.

Ronaldo happy to finish career at Real

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed he would stay at Real Madrid for another 10 years if the opportunity arose.

David De Gea 'motivated' by potential Manchester United switch

David De Gea claims he is not worried about the possibility of becoming one of the world's most expensive goalkeepers if he joins Manchester United, and is only concerned about being a worthy replacement for Edwin van der Sar.

Cristiano Ronaldo wants long-term Real Madrid stay

Cristiano Ronaldo claims he would stay at Real Madrid for another 10 years if the opportunity arose.

Pearce plays up English strengths

Under-21 manager says Spain hold no fears in his side's opening European Championship game

Atletico coach hopes Sergio Aguero stays

Atletico Madrid's new coach Gregorio Manzano said today that he hopes forward Sergio Aguero stays at the Spanish club.

Allardyce backs Phil Jones to succeed at Manchester United

Former Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is convinced Manchester United are signing a star of the future in Phil Jones.

Brazil name injured Pato in Copa America squad

Brazil coach Mano Menezes has named injured pair Paulo Henrique Ganso and Alexandre Pato in his 22-man squad for the Copa America.

Down but not out: the plight of Spain's 'lost generation'

Amid a widening economic crisis, youth unemployment is sky-high and anger is rising. Dale Fuchs reports from Madrid

Atletico aim to hold on to De Gea

The new Atletico Madrid sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero is refusing to give up hope of persuading Sergio Aguero and David De Gea to remain with the club.

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