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July 17, 2014

Real Madrid
14:06 GMT

Real Madrid has topped Forbes' annual list of the world's most valuable sports teams.

July 16, 2014

Demba Ba
20:26 GMT

The striker has departed Chelsea after the arrival of Diego Costa saw him drop further down the pecking order, having scored just 14 goals in 18 months at Stamford Bridge

Toni Kroos
15:26 GMT

The Germany midfielder looks certain now to part ways with Bayern Munich, with only contract details to agree with the Spanish giants this summer

Man City boss Pellegrini rejects Brazil coaching job
13:56 GMT

Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini has turned down the chance to manage Brazil.

Filipe Luis agrees move to Chelsea
13:23 GMT

The Blues have agreed to sign the Brazilian full-back and he will join former club-mate Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge once he has completed his medical in London

July 15, 2014

Diego Costa
21:47 GMT

After a deal to take the centre-forward to London from Atletico Madrid was announced earlier this month, the €44 million Spain international is now definitively a Blues player

Lazar Markovic
21:45 GMT

The 20-year-old winger is the Reds' fourth signing of the summer following the acquisitions of Emre Can, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert, with further deals set to be confirmed

FIFA logo
16:22 GMT

Twitter was reportedly amid a flurry of excitement after an account named ' FIFA Corruption' seemingly predicted the deciding moment of the World Cup finale between Germany and Argentina hours ahead of time.

Alexis Sanchez
14:16 GMT

Arsenal's latest signing Alexis Sanchez has insisted that he has joined the Premier League side to win titles.

Sepp Blatter
13:36 GMT

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was a '9.25 out of 10', FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said.

Sami Khedira
01:49 GMT

The Gunners are willing to pay Real Madrid's €25 million valuation for the Germany World Cup winner but have been put off by his request for a basic salary of €250,000-per-week

July 14, 2014

Manchester United
14:54 GMT

The Premier League side have agreed a huge kit sponsorship guaranteeing them at least €940 million, starting in 2015

Cure your Fifa World Cup blues
13:53 GMT

So, the World Cup 2014 is officially over. But before you begin studiously ignoring that football exists until 2018, you might want to consider other ways to fill all your newly-found free time...

Paul Pogba
13:30 GMT

The Juventus midfielder has been rewarded for his strong performances, finishing ahead of his compatriot and the Dutch attacker

Manuel Neuer
13:27 GMT

The Bayern Munich star has been voted the best goalkeeper at this summer's World Cup, beating off competition from Keylor Navas and Sergio Romero