PETE JENSON: Man City and PSG have replaced Real Madrid as the go-to destinations

So in the end it was not Kylian Mbappe’s dream to play for Real Madrid. They will not enjoy his prime years at the Santiago Bernabeu. There will be no grand unveiling this summer and, even worse, there is not a single euro of compensation coming their way because nothing was signed. It’s a decision … Read more

Kylian Mbappe: PSG went to incredible lengths to convince striker to snub Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain pledged to make sweeping changes to how the club is run and put together a staggering £650,000-a-week wage packet in their successful bid to convince star striker Kylian Mbappe to stay. The France international, 23, rejected Real Madrid to sign a new three-year contract at the Parc des Princes, drawing a line under … Read more

MATCHDAY: Liverpool hosts Spurs; Nice-Nantes in French final

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday: ENGLAND Quadruple-chasing Liverpool turns its attention back to the pursuit of the Premier League title against Tottenham after reaching the Champions League final. Before playing Real Madrid in Paris on May 28, Liverpool could add the FA Cup and Premier League title, having already collected … Read more

PSG ‘have offered Kylian Mbappe £125MILLION over two seasons but wants Real Madrid to pay MORE’

Paris Saint-Germain ‘have offered Kylian Mbappe £125MILLION over two seasons in a bid to convince the striker to stay at the club… but France star wants Real Madrid to pay him MORE as he waits on move to Spanish giants’ Kylian Mbappe’s contract with French giants PSG expires this summer The 23-year-old is widely expected … Read more

The 10 highest-paid players in each of Europe’s top five leagues

It probably won’t surprise anyone to know that players from Manchester United, Real Madrid and PSG are among the highest-earning stars in the world. Despite their recent struggles, United are still one of the biggest teams in the world and the Premier League’s financial strength has it well placed above the others in terms of … Read more

Liverpool 3rd, Man Utd 7th…

It’s no secret the best club sides have a galaxy of stars, with modern recruitment strategies allowing them to pick the most talented players from around the globe – but which squad is the most valuable in world football? With the transfer market about to open, it would be no surprise if clubs in Europe’s … Read more

Mauricio Pochettino was blindsided by Erik ten Hag’s Man United appointment, where could he go next?

When Mauricio Pochettino was revealed as being on the two-man final shortlist for the Manchester United job along with Erik ten Hag, he was clear favourite and there was a school of thought which had the Argentine as the only realistic option. Ten Hag had never managed a top club or even been a manager … Read more

PSG: Pochettino claims Kylian Mbappe future decision could be made ‘when title is wrapped up’

PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino claims Kylian Mbappe’s future could be decided ‘as soon as the Ligue 1 title is wrapped up’ with potential clinching match against Lens on Saturday but reiterates his desire for the forward to stay amid Real Madrid pursuit Kylian Mbappe’s contract at Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of the term … Read more

Real Madrid remain confident in their bid to sign Kylian Mbappe after missing out on Erling Haaland

Real Madrid remain quietly confident that Kylian Mbappe will join them this summer but Manchester City signing Erling Haaland removes their Galatico alternative and leaves them trying not to ponder the consequences of going for both and ending up with neither. Their interest in Haaland was never all-in, as it has been for Mbappe. In … Read more