Previous
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Apoel Nicosia
Borussia Dortmund
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Manchester City
Napoli
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Shakhtar Donetsk
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
NK Maribor
Liverpool
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Spartak Moscow
Sevilla FC
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
RB Leipzig
FC Porto
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
France U17
Spain U17
0
0
LIVE 29'
Game Details
Iran U17
Mexico U17
2
0
LIVE 30'
Game Details
England U17
Japan U17
2:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Mali U17
Iraq U17
2:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Trending: Kane carries Spurs' hopes at Real

Latest
Read

Transfer Rater: Alonso to Barca, Vardy to Chelsea

Transfers
Read

Martinez key to Heynckes' Bayern fix

Bayern Munich
Read

Cagliari sack Rastelli after sixth loss

Cagliari
Read

Madrid aim to keep UCL run alive vs. Spurs

Five Aside
Read

Chelsea edge closer to Torres deal

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay is waiting at the club's Cobham training ground for the arrival of Fernando Torres in order to complete a deal worth £80 million in transfer fee and wages.

• Blues on brink of Luiz deal
• Liverpool offer £35m for Carroll
• Dalglish determined to keep Torres
• Reds to spend Torres loot
• Liverpool want Anelka
• Konchesky joins Forest on loan

Chelsea will pay £45 million cash with a large chunk up front, plus a basic salary of £200,000-a-week - plus bonuses - which will almost double Torres' current £110,000-a-week deal at Liverpool.

A five-year contract with signing-on fee would be worth £35 million - bringing the overall investment to a staggering £80 million.

A deal in principle has already been hammered out in advance of the 11pm GMT transfer deadline, but the final hurdle is Liverpool finding a replacement, which seems likely to be found with the £35 million signing of Andy Carroll, to add to Luiz Suarez, whose £22 million deal is all but done too.

Liverpool's new owners have pledged all the £45 million cash from the transfer to Kenny Dalglish to spend in bringing in at least two or even three new signings to cushion the blow of losing Torres.

Abramovich has his own private jet on standby to take Torres from the Liverpool training ground in Melwood to Cobham as soon as Liverpool give the green light to the transfer.

The Liverpool owners have been stunned to discover that Chelsea might think their asking prices of £50 million is far too much, but Roman Abramovich has now sanctioned a bid of £45 million. There have been four failed attempts in the last week to sign the player, including an exchange deal involving Daniel Sturridge.

Liverpool, though, were not keen on the youngster and, while they would have taken back Nicolas Anelka, the Frenchman declined to return to Anfield.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.