The Champions League draw has been finalised. Here's a preview for Group B:
1. Real Madrid
Real Madrid (Soccer Power Index (SPI) chance to advance: 98.8 percent)
If Liverpool had kept one of the few available superstar attackers that Real haven't signed in recent years, then it would not have been difficult to imagine Carlo Ancelotti's side having a little trouble finishing top of this group. That may sound outlandish for the team defend...
Former Inter Milan, Roma and Real Madrid defender Walter Samuel has signed a one-year contract with Basel.
The 36-year-old Argentinian was a free agent after leaving Inter at the end of last season and, after rejecting an offer from Serie A club Sampdoria, he has opted to join the reigning Swiss champions.
Basel president Bernhard Heusler told the club's official website: "In Walter Samuel, Basel have signed a very experienced player with a great personality to boot.
"Once again, this is a tran...