For nearly three months football enthusiasts in Wuhan were left kicking their heels indoors as the coronavirus raged in the Chinese city at the epicentre of the outbreak.
When Tianjin Tianhai surprisingly thrashed Rafael Benitez's Dalian Yifang 5-1 to stay in the Chinese Super League in November, disgruntled fans were quick to allege corruption -- the legacy of a murky past that exploded into scandal 10 years ago.
Erling Haaland is a target for Real Madrid from 2022, says 'AS'. And it may be that his future is somehow linked to Achraf Hakimi's. Borussia Dortmund want to keep the footballer for longer and the club could use him to secure Haaland's transfer.
In Barcelona they are preparing for a busy market... or at least they would like to. In order to sign, certain players have to be released. But, according to 'AS', in the club they've found a problem: many want to stay in the Camp Nou and that could prevent others from coming.
Ahead of leaving Ajax to join Chelsea, Hakim Ziyech receives a farewell message from his mother. The Moroccan is left in tears by the words.
Meet Caio Roque, one of the rising stars from Flamengo's academy. The left-back has in Marcelo his great inspiration to shine as a professional player.