Clubs in France's Ligue 1 are set to suffer catastrophic combined losses of more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.57 billion) this season due to a combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and the collapse of a record domestic broadcast deal, a source close to the French league (LFP) said on Wednesday.
After Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku got involved in a war of words, the Swedish striker denied on social media that he made racist comments.
Amongst the fog, Sergio Canales produced this classy turn and finish as Real Betis beat Real Sociedad 3-1 in the Copa del Rey last 16.
Martin Odegaard arrives at Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid for the rest of the season to far less fanfare that the excitement which welcomed Mesut Ozil from the Spanish capital seven-and-a-half years ago.
Aleksander Kokorin is continuing to rebuild his career after his time in prison. Fiorentina have announced this Wednesday the signing of the 28 year-old striker from Spartak Moscow for five million euros. He is signing until 2023.
The head of the powerful European Club Association, Andrea Agnelli, has warned that top-level football clubs across the continent face more dire financial losses this year as they struggle to come to terms with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.