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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

The 21-year-old sealed the world champions` 3-1 win in Sochi with a second-half brace by heading home Joshua Kimmich`s cross, then drilled in a second to calm German nerves just after Vincent Aboubakar netted Cameroon`s consolation goal.

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Russia, a record low 63rd in FIFA's world rankings, face Portugal on Wednesday and New Zealand play Mexico the same day.

I'm leaving Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo tells national teammates: Report I'm leaving Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo tells national teammates: Report

The four-time World Footballer of the Year has helped Real win the Champions League three times and La Liga twice.

Troubled Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more silver at Confederations Cup Troubled Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more silver at Confederations Cup

Madrid sports media is awash with headlines suggesting Ronaldo wants out of the Spanish champions, despite only signing a new contract through to 2021 in November.

Eden Hazard plays down transfer rumours by praising Chelsea 'family' Eden Hazard plays down transfer rumours by praising Chelsea 'family'

Midfielder Eden Hazard tried to play down speculation that he is about to move away from Stamford Bridge by describing how settled he feels with his Chelsea "family".

Russia faces first test for 2018 World Cup with Confederations Cup opener

World Cup holders Germany and the FIFA Confederations champions compete in the eight-team tournament which will put Russia`s ability to handle thousands of visiting and home fans under the spotlight.

Arsenal must spend more, but lay off Arsene Wenger says Emmanuel Petit

It is 13-years since Wenger`s `Invincibles` won the last of his three Premier League titles and the club has just come through their worst season in two decades.

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia, New Zealand primed for Saint Petersburg opener FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia, New Zealand primed for Saint Petersburg opener

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opener along with FIFA boss Gianni Infantino at Saint Petersburg's purpose-built World Cup 68,000-seater stadium.

Lionel Messi's hometown, old friends brace for celeb wedding Lionel Messi's hometown, old friends brace for celeb wedding

Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo, 29, on June 30, a week after the player's 30th birthday, in Latin America's celebrity wedding of the decade.

Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations: Report Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations: Report

Ronaldo, Portugal`s all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain -- among them Barcelona`s Lionel Messi and Neymar -- to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers.

Sunil Chhetri leaves Wayne Rooney behind by scoring his 54th international goal Sunil Chhetri leaves Wayne Rooney behind by scoring his 54th international goal

Only Portugal star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina`s Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey of United States stand ahead of the 32-year-old Indian.

Wayne Rooney, Diego Costa in focus as China transfer window opens Wayne Rooney, Diego Costa in focus as China transfer window opens

Brazilian international Oscar moved to Shanghai SIPG for 60 million euros ($67 million) as Chinese clubs splashed an unprecedented 388 million euros the January-February window.

Raheem Sterling expects Manchester City players to 'punish' opponents Raheem Sterling expects Manchester City players to 'punish' opponents

The 22-year-old England international scored 10 goals in all competitions last season and believes that Guardiola can help him develop further.

Confederations Cup: Coach Joachim Loew looking to blood Germany's rising stars

With no Mueller or Gomez around, RB Leipzig`s Timo Werner, the Bundesliga`s top-scoring German forward last season with 21 goals, and Hoffenheim`s burly striker Sandro Wagner will have their chance to shine.

Everton sign Jordan Pickford as Britain's most expensive goalkeeper

Everton weren't finished spending yet and they completed a busy 24 hours by landing Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen for 23.5 million.