Roberto Soldado quickly became aware of fellow striker Harry Kane's talent when the pair were working together at Tottenham.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo cannot be overlooked for the Ballon d'Or, says Ashley Cole, who hopes a defender will soon win the award.
Manchester City trail Liverpool by 14 points, but Rodri has said the reigning Premier League champions will "fight until the end".
After his goal in Brugges, Vinicius spoke about his scoring ability and his performances. "Sterling at City also found it difficult to score goals," he said. ProfootballDB, BeSoccer's data lab, has compared the two players' numbers in their first season in a big league. The Brazilian is right to compare himself to the City star in some aspects; in others, not so much.
English media are echoing transfers, contract renewals and possible changes in the bench for several Premier League clubs; the winter transfer market promises to be a busy one.
Having initially taken the job on an interim basis, Richard Masters has been confirmed as the new chief executive of the Premier League.
Kylian Mbappe continues to be linked with a move to Real Madrid, something defender Dani Carvajal would certainly want to encourage.
Atalanta's achievement in reaching the Champions League last 16 despite a dreadful start is remarkable, especially for a club of their stature, but it has also had another, ominous knock-on effect.
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.