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The Morocco international ends his loan spell with the Cottagers to move to Serie A

Didier Drogba

AC Milan keen to sign Didier Drogba

Former Chelsea striker ready to terminate his contract with Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua

Tottenham and Liverpool miss out as Wesley Sneijder agrees Galatasaray switch

Dutchman finally makes decision on his future

AC Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng, left, was racially abused

AC Milan forward Kevin-Prince Boateng invited to UN event

Former Tottenham player staged a walk-off in face of racist abuse

Balotelli missed 21.7 per cent of last season's games through suspension

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi apologises for 'rotten apple' comments directed at Mario Balotelli

Manchester City striker has been linked with move to San Siro

Wesley Sneijder holds out for Premier League switch amid rumours of Liverpool bid

Liverpool distance themselves from reports linking them with bid for Inter Milan star

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho pictured at Old Trafford

Barcelona 18 points clear after Real Madrid draw with La Liga's bottom side

In La Liga, Jose Mourinho came under further pressure on Saturday night, as Real Madrid drew 0-0 away to bottom side Osasuna. Iker Casillas returned for Real, but they were missing the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos. Kaka was then send off 19 minutes after coming on as a substitute. The result meant Real are 18 points behind Barcelona after the Catalan side beat Malaga 3-1 on Sunday evening.

Wesley Sneijder leaves the pitch after the defeat by Germany

Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United on alert as Wesley Sneijder seeks Premier League move

Inter Milan playmaker has been given 24 hours to decide if he wants to join Galatasaray

Manchester City and Chelsea 'target' Radamel Falcao hints at future in Italy

The Colombian international has been strongly linked with a move away from Atletico Madrid

Walk-off part: An angry Kevin-Prince Boateng of Milan (right) leaves the field in response to the racist abuse

Pro Patria punished for Kevin-Prince Boateng incident

AC Milan forward walked off after being abused

Didier Drogba

Juventus reveal approach for Didier Drogba

The former Chelsea striker joined Shanghai Shenhua in the summer

Edinson Cavani

Napoli president wants to partner Edinson Cavani with Mario Balotelli

Manchester City have reportedly been targeting Cavani

Sepp Blatter disagrees with Kevin-Prince Boateng's actions over racist abuse

The FIFA president believes the midfielder acted wrongly in the face of racist chanting

Kevin-Prince Boateng led the teams and officials off the pitch after racist abuse

Outrage over Uefa refusal to intervene in Kevin-Prince Boateng race storm

European football's governing body believes the Boateng incident lies outside its jurisdiction

Kevin-Prince Boateng led the teams and officials off the pitch after racist abuse

James Lawton: A Princely act by Boateng, but only the rulers can silence racists

Boateng would not dance any longer to the hateful sounds made by numbskulls

Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng gestures towards his abusers

Clarence Seedorf critical of Kevin-Prince Boateng's racism walk-off

AC Milan forward was one of a number of players subjected to racially abusive chanting

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