Nearly 60 years on, it is still revered in some quarters as the greatest-ever European Cup Final?
What the papers say Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes has reportedly been “seduced” by Manchester United after the club offered him between £4.5million and £5.3million-a-season in wages. The Daily Mirror says reports in a Portuguese newspaper indicate the midfielder is putting pressure on Sporting to come to a deal with the Red Devils. The two clubs are still a way off agreeing on a figure, the paper adds.
What the papers say A potential transfer for Leicester City’s Harry Maguire makes headlines in Wednesday’s papers. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but according to the Daily Telegraph will have to pay more than £90million and make him the most expensive defender of all time to land him. The centre-back has made it clear he wants to leave Leicester, The Sun says, while the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have also launched a £50million bid for his signature.
Football’s anti-racism charity Kick It Out has commissioned a new play about the life of Laurie Cunningham, the former West Brom, Real Madrid and England winger who inspired a generation of black players.
What the papers say Arsenal could be facing competition in their pursuit for Kieran Tierney, the Mail reports. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti is said to be a long-term admirer of the Celtic left-back and could threaten the Gunners’ £15million bid, the paper says.
Real Madrid welcomed new signing Ferland Mendy after he completed his medical and sealed his move from Lyon.
Paul Pogba has cast doubt over his future at Manchester United after revealing he is considering “a new challenge”.
Eden Hazard believes he has the platform to try and become “the best player in the world” after signing a five-year deal with Real Madrid.
Eden Hazard has reiterated his desire to win many titles with Real Madrid after completing his “dream” £130million move to the Spanish giants on Thursday.
Highlights – Belgian forward leaves Chelsea to sign five-year contract after passing medical in Madrid.– Around 50,000 fans attend unveiling at the Bernabeu.– Hazard hails Zinedine Zidane as key to move and reveals desire to become “best player in the world”.
Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Ferland Mendy from Lyon with the France defender signing a six-year contract.
Luka Jovic described himself as “the happiest kid in the world” after being presented as a Real Madrid player on Wednesday.
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes Eden Hazard is the “perfect fit” for Real Madrid.
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Eden Hazard could not resist the opportunity of playing for Real Madrid, becoming the latest Premier League star to become a Galactico.
Eden Hazard hopes Chelsea fans understand why he is making his “dream” move to Real Madrid that could net the Blues an English record fee.
Eden Hazard was born to be a footballer.
Real Madrid have signed Belgium forward Eden Hazard from Chelsea on a five-year contract.
Real Madrid are understood to have agreed what could rise to a club-record fee to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea.
Christian Eriksen has indicated that he wants to leave Tottenham in order to join a bigger club.