Atletico Mineiro's Jemerson takes Brazil's call-up as a joke

Atletico Mineiro's Jemerson takes Brazil's call-up as a joke

Brazil are currently fourth in the South American standings with four points from their first three qualifiers.

Atletico defender Jemerson gets Brazil call

Atletico defender Jemerson gets Brazil call

Jemerson has made more than 100 appearances for Atletico Mineiro.

Uncapped defender Jemerson gets Brazil call

Uncapped defender Jemerson gets Brazil call

 Brazil coach Dunga has called up uncapped Atletico Mineiro defender Jemerson for the team's home World Cup qualifier against Peru in Salvador on November 17.

UCL: David Luiz doubtful for PSG's game at Shakhtar

UCL: David Luiz doubtful for PSG's game at Shakhtar

Brazil centre back David Luiz is doubtful for Paris St Germain`s Champions League Group A game at Shakhtar Donetsk, coach Laurent Blanc said on Tuesday.

Top 5 most expensive centre-backs in world football

Top 5 most expensive centre-backs in world football

Premier League big spenders Manchester City once again made headlines on Thurday after securing the services of Nicolas Otamendi in another big-money move.

PSG's David Luiz wants to finish career in MLS

PSG's David Luiz wants to finish career in MLS

 French football club Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz, who has been in the United States for the team's pre-season training, said he would like to continue his career in Major League Soccer (MLS).

Brazil can't escape Germany even in Chile

Brazil can't escape Germany even in Chile

Brazil`s players may hope to banish the memory of last year`s 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by winning the Copa America but they got an unwelcome reminder at their hotel in Chile where the address is Germany Avenue.

David Luiz says Brazil´s World Cup nightmare is over

David Luiz says Brazil´s World Cup nightmare is over

David Luiz said Thursday that Brazil have got over their World Cup nightmare by winning 10 games in a row heading into the Copa America.

Laurent Blanc says Montpellier match `most important of season`

Laurent Blanc says Montpellier match `most important of season`

Paris Saint-Germain head to Montpellier on Saturday for what is "the most important game of the season", said coach Laurent Blanc ahead of a match that could see PSG walk away as champions.

David Luiz and Thiago Silva the unlikely heroes for PSG

David Luiz and Thiago Silva the unlikely heroes for PSG

David Luiz and Thiago Silva have often been criticised at Paris St Germain for their defensive weaknesses but the Brazilian duo were the unlikely heroes on Wednesday as the French champions knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League.

Laurent Blanc revels in Champions League breakthrough

Laurent Blanc revels in Champions League breakthrough

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc declared that his team had "joined the big boys" after their potentially transformative victory over Chelsea in the Champions League last 16.

David Luiz delight as PSG knock out old club Chelsea

David Luiz delight as PSG knock out old club Chelsea

David Luiz, whose thunderous header helped knock Chelsea out of the Champions League on Wednesday, apologised to the fans of his former club for his goal celebration even if most of them had gone home by the time he scored it.

Champions League: Thiago Silva header gives PSG away goals win over Chelsea

Champions League: Thiago Silva header gives PSG away goals win over Chelsea

Paris St Germain reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Chelsea on away goals on Wednesday having survived most of the match with 10 men to draw 2-2 on the night and 3-3 on aggregate.

PSG thrash Lens 4-1 to claim top spot in Ligue 1

PSG thrash Lens 4-1 to claim top spot in Ligue 1

 Paris St Germain thumnped RC Lens 4-1 to move top of Ligue 1 on Saturday as the French Champions geared up for their Champions League clash at Chelsea next week.

David Luiz midfield option a qualified success for PSG

David Luiz midfield option a qualified success for PSG

Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc`s decision to field David Luiz in an unusual midfield position largely paid off on Tuesday in their 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie.

Gabriel Paulista is different to David Luiz, says Arsene Wenger

Gabriel Paulista is different to David Luiz, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger expressed his confidence that Arsenal's new defender Gabriel Paulista will not resort to extravagant playing style often associated with former Chelsea star David Luiz.

Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Brazilian defender David Luiz has been defended by his compatriot Juninho for the criticism he's received since joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this summer.

Roberto Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga

Roberto Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga

Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday.

Five most expensive defenders in English Premier League history

In his piece titled “Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back”, former Manchester United defender and now successful television pundit Gary Neville argues how the standard of defending in the English Premier League is on the decline desp

Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit

Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit

Premier League leaders Chelsea have announced a profit of 18.4 million pounds ($28.89 million) for the year ending June 30 2014, the largest since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich took over the club 11 years ago.