Spanish star Xavi Hernandez signs with Qatari side Al Sadd
Spanish star Xavi Hernandez signs with Qatari side Al Sadd

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has signed for Qatari side, Al Sadd for next season, it was confirmed by club officials on Saturday.

Italy coach Antonio Conte gets death threats after Claudio Marchisio injury
Italy coach Antonio Conte gets death threats after Claudio Marchisio injury

Italy coach Antonio Conte has received death threats from angry Juventus fans who blame his training methods for the injury that will probably rule midfielder Claudio Marchisio out for the rest of the season.

Italy's Claudio Marchisio ruled out with knee ligament injury
Italy's Claudio Marchisio ruled out with knee ligament injury

Italy and Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is set to be ruled out for several months after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in training with the national team, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

Frank Lampard visits future MLS club this weekend
Frank Lampard visits future MLS club this weekend

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard will visit his future Major League Soccer club this weekend, attending a New York City match against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets given all-clear to face Real Madrid
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets given all-clear to face Real Madrid

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has recovered from injury and was fit to face Real Madrid in La Liga on Sunday, the club has confirmed.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has criticised his midfielder James McArthur for diving in his side`s 2-1 win at Stoke.

Morgan Amalfitano signs new deal with West Ham United
Morgan Amalfitano signs new deal with West Ham United

West Ham midfielder Morgan Amalfitano signed a new two-year contract with the Premier League club on Friday.

Potsangbam Renedy joins Bulgaria top football club CSKA Sofia
Potsangbam Renedy joins Bulgaria top football club CSKA Sofia

Former Indian football team midfielder Potsangbam Renedy has joined Bulgarian top division league side CSKA Sofia for the rest of this season on loan from Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters.

FA Cup, 5th Round Preview: Jordan Henderson keen to shoulder more responsibility for Liverpool
FA Cup, 5th Round Preview: Jordan Henderson keen to shoulder more responsibility for Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson says he is ready to lead from the front as his injury-hit side aim to avoid more misery at Crystal Palace in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.

Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are "miserable", claims Paul Scholes
Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are "miserable", claims Paul Scholes

Manchester United, once a byword for slick attacking football, are playing some "miserable" stuff under manager Louis van Gaal, former United midfielder Paul Scholes believes.

Arsenal fear Aaron Ramsey could be out for at least a month
Arsenal fear Aaron Ramsey could be out for at least a month

English football club Arsenal fears midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to be out for at least four weeks after suffering a hamstring injury against Leicester City Wednesday.

Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl sidelined with shoulder injury
Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl sidelined with shoulder injury

German football club Borussia Dortmund's midfielder Sebastian Kehl will be out of action for four weeks due to a left shoulder injury, the club has confirmed in an official statement.

West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges
West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges

An English court on Thursday cleared West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison of charges of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother.

Asian Cup: Long-serving Zheng Zhi bids to guide China out of ''dark years''
Asian Cup: Long-serving Zheng Zhi bids to guide China out of ''dark years''

Of all China`s players at the Asian Cup, captain Zheng Zhi may be the most tired of hearing his nation described as the "sleeping giant" of world soccer.

Devastated Wolfsburg to go ahead with South African trip
Devastated Wolfsburg to go ahead with South African trip

The death of Belgian Under-21 international midfielder Junior Malanda has left his German club Wolfsburg devastated but they will still go to South Africa for their training camp said sporting director Klaus Allofs on Sunday.

Four weeks out for injured Borussia Dortmund star Sven Bender
Four weeks out for injured Borussia Dortmund star Sven Bender

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sven Bender underwent surgery on his right knee on Friday and will be sidelined for four weeks, the Bundesliga club said.

Serie A, Gameweek 18 Preview: `No crisis` at Juventus as Italian champions prepare for Napoli
Serie A, Gameweek 18 Preview: `No crisis` at Juventus as Italian champions prepare for Napoli

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has brushed off suggestions of a crisis, insisting the champions` resolve will remain intact when they visit in-form Napoli looking for their first win of the year on Sunday.

Cameroon midfielder Alex Song retires from international football
Cameroon midfielder Alex Song retires from international football

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.

David Moyes opens La Liga door for Steven Gerrard
David Moyes opens La Liga door for Steven Gerrard

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has told Steven Gerrard he would be welcome at Real Sociedad next season if the outgoing Liverpool midfielder fancies a La Liga swansong.

Iron-willed Gerrard among Liverpool's greatest
Iron-willed Gerrard among Liverpool's greatest

It is testament to Steven Gerrard`s ability that his Liverpool career will be remembered for heroic acts of willpower that ensured no deficit was irretrievable and no opponent unbeatable, rather than the league title that eluded him.