New Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel is reported to have told Juventus target Henrikh Mkhitaryan he will not be allowed to leave the club this summer, but the futures of Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels remain less certain.
We've heard the warnings for years. How football has become all about the one-percenters. The combination of financial fair play, the Bosman ruling and a boom in commercial and stadium revenue that has disproportionately flowed to the big boys have created a lop-sided landscape.
The ultra-rich get richer. The rich struggle to keep up. The middle class gets hammered. And the poor? Well, they become invisible.
It's hard to deny this. The Deloitte Money League list is imperfect, but it illustrates...
Carlos Tevez still has "United blood" according to his former Old Trafford teammate Patrice Evra after the pair were both part of the Juventus side that beat Real Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League semifinal first leg.
Tevez, 31, won the European Cup and Premier League as a Manchester United player, before controversially moving to crosstown rivals Manchester City in 2009.
Real Madrid lost 2-1 at Juventus in Tuesday's Champions League semifinal first leg as Alvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez scored to secure a narrow advantage over the defending European champions.
The Spanish media reacted with a mixture of annoyance and relief, criticising a poor performance but recognising that Cristiano Ronaldo's away goal gives Carlo Ancelotti's men a platform to turn things around at the Bernabeu next week.
In Italy, meanwhile, there was widespread acclaim for Juve's triumph during...