Sport Schalke's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrates after scoring

A look at the 20-year-old Schalke midfielder as he edges towards a move to the Premier League

Totti agrees new Roma contract

Francesco Totti has revealed he has finally agreed a new contract which is likely to see him end his career with AS Roma.

Huntelaar wants to stay in Milan

Klaas Jan Huntelaar has no intention of leaving AC Milan in the January transfer window.

Huntelaar transfer rumours denied

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is staying at AC Milan, according to the Netherlands international's agent.

Leonardo pleads for patience at AC Milan

AC Milan coach Leonardo has appealed to Rossoneri supporters not to give up on his struggling outfit.

Pato ready for Milan derby

AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato believes victory in tomorrow's derby clash against Inter will dispel the notion Jose Mourinho's men are better equipped to win the Scudetto this season.

Madrid accept Inter offer for Sneijder

Real Madrid have accepted an offer from Inter Milan for midfielder Wesley Sneijder.

Berlusconi involved in AC Milan formation row

AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has risked undermining new coach Leonardo before the city derby by saying he prefers a different formation to the one used by the Brazilian.

Ferguson faces a race against clock to find firepower

After failing against Burnley, United will know Rooney needs greater support. Sam Wallace on the options in the current transfer window

Berlusconi closes Milan's chequebook for summer

The Milan owner, Silvio Berlusconi, has confirmed the club will not be signing any more players this summer. The Rossoneri have brought in four new faces during pre-season, with the arrivals of Thiago Silva from Fluminense, Oguchi Onyewu from Standard Liège, Flavio Roma from Monaco and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar from Real Madrid.

Huntelaar blasts Real Madrid conduct

AC Milan new boy Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has hit out at his treatment by former club Real Madrid.

Huntelaar completes AC Milan transfer

AC Milan have confirmed Klaas Jan Huntelaar has completed his transfer from Real Madrid and signed a four-year contract at the San Siro.

Transfer talk: Portsmouth make a Mark

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Real turn focus to trimming squad

Real Madrid have ended their search for new signings with the deal to land Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso from Liverpool and will now focus on trimming their squad, director general Jorge Valdano said today.

Fabregas demands Arsenal aim high

Cesc Fabregas has warned Arsenal will not enter the new Barclays Premier League campaign thinking only of a fourth-placed finish - and intends to "improve everything" next season.

Tottenham maintain interest in Bassong

Tottenham have been encouraged by suggestions Newcastle centre-back Sebastien Bassong wants to work with Harry Redknapp at White Hart Lane.

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