Broadcaster Sky has lost the rights to the Champions League in Germany, a competition it has screened for the last 20 years, to rivals DAZN and Amazon, it was confirmed Thursday.
Borussia Dortmund's season is being a bit irregular and Lucien Favre's job until the end of the season is not guaranteed. That is why the Dortmund board are thinking about Mauricio Pochettino as an eventual replacement on the Dortmund bench.
Lautaro Martínez's future has become a staple on every transfer rumours page. Although Neymar and Mbappé's possible transfers are expected to dominate headlines next summer, the Argentinean's situation is not far off. Now, with Barcelona and Manchester City following him closely, Inter bosses have decided to find a way to tie him to the team more permanently.
The usual Corazón Classic Match that sees Real Madrid legends play now has a date. The opposition will be Porto Vintage and will be played earlier because of work at the Bernabéu.
Erling Haaland is said to have visited Dortmund for possible transfer talks, but Michael Zorc is not prepared to discuss the rumours.
Pedro Rodriguez has once again professed his love for FC Barcelona. The former Barça player even hinted he'd be happy to come back to the team which saw him become a star, although he acknowledges the possibilities are slim.
FC Barcelona president, Josep María Bartomeu, "tried to send a message of normality" and declared at the club's Christmas lunch with the press that "the 'Clásico' will not be postponed" and that "the Camp Nou is a place of free expression".
Atalanta returned home to a heroes' welcome with 2,000 fans braving bitter cold in the Alps in northern Italy after the Bergamo team reached the Champions League last 16 in their debut campaign despite losing their first three matches.