Jackson Martinez finished the season as the Portuguese League’s top scorer with 26 goals

Tottenham target Barcelona star David Villa and Porto striker Jackson Martinez as Andre Villas-Boas looks to splash out £45m

Andre Villas-Boas wants to bring in two strikers over the summer

Andre Villas-Boas and Gareth Bale celebrate together but just how long will they both remain at Tottenham?

Tottenham to hold summit meeting on next season to prove club's ambition

Billionaire owner Joe Lewis to meet with chairman Daniel Levy and Andre Villas-Boas to prove ambition in order to keep hold of Gareth Bale

Torres salutes the Chelsea fans after the Spaniard gave Chelsea the lead

Europa League Final: Fernando Torres hailed as 'the difference' against Benfica by Rafael Benitez

Benitez claims the striker has improved since his arrival

Despite Chelsea’s superior record in Europe, Jorge Jesus believes his Benfica side can win

Benfica v Chelsea, Europa League Final: Benfica seeking to recapture their reputation of old

The final takes place in Amsterdam tonight

David Moyes

David Moyes to speak to the press - but he won't be answering questions about Manchester United

Everton determined press conference focuses on tomorrow's visit of West Ham

Andre Villas-Boas: Expects the new FWA Player of the Year Gareth Bale to stay

'Jose Mourinho would have a big impact again', says Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas has said Jose Mourinho will have a spectacular impact on the Premier League if he completes his return this summer.

Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas during his side's Europa League exit to Basel
Alan Pardew said there are no mission impossibles in football

Benfica v Newcastle: Alan Pardew aiming to stop Benfica taking 11th straight win

Newcastle travel to Portugal in the Europa League

Is being ordered to play behind closed doors really a punishment?

Hungary will play Romania this week in front of a sparse stadium

Joao Moutinho celebrates his goal

Champions League: Malaga v Porto match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League clash at Estadio La Rosaleda

Christiano Ronaldo (left) returns to Old Trafford for the first time since joining Real Madrid

Manchester United v Real Madrid: Sir Alex Ferguson trusts United's pedigree will stifle the threat of Cristiano Ronaldo in tonight's Champions League match

'We won't worry about what he can do,' says manager before next bout with Jose Mourinho

Lionel Messi pictured in Barcelona's defeat to AC Milan

La Liga quartet flirting with Champions League exits

'Suspense for the Spanish Champions League teams', was the headline in Marca this morning

Nani has been offered a new contract but is likely to leave this summer

Nani wants Manchester United exit following Real Madrid snub

Midfielder unhappy at missing out on place in side for Champions League match at the Bernabeu

Porto's Jackson Martinez (left) and Malaga's Martin Demichelis (right). The two sides face off in the Champions League tonight

Champions League: Porto v Malaga match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League fixture at the Estadio do Dragao

Andre Villas-Boas

Europa League tie against Lyon a 'test of Tottenham's Champions League credentials', says Andre Villas-Boas

Tottenham entertain Lyon at White Hart Lane tomorrow night

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links