Cameroon midfielder Alex Song has announced retirement from international football following exclusion from his country's Africa Cup of Nations squad. He has not played for the national team since being sent off against Croatia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Marc Bartra has been ruled out of Barcelona`s visit to Granada on Saturday after picking up a hamstring injury as his side went out of the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino took responsibility for a failed tactical experiment as his side suffered a 3-1 defeat away to Real Sociedad to fall three points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear to the players in his squad that restless player are free to leave if not satisfied at the club. Wenger`s warning came in the aftermath of right-back Barcary Sagna`s comments, which questioned club`s summer transfer strategy, especially the sale of Alex Song and Robin Van Persie.