Galatasaray part ways with Prandelli

Galatasaray has sacked manager Cesare Prandelli following the side's elimination from European competition. Galatasaray deputy president Abdurrahim Albayrak told Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency Thursday that the club decided to part ways with Prandelli a day after the club's 2-0 loss to Anderlecht that eliminated the team from the Champions League. Galatasaray

Arsenal through to Champions League Round of 16

Arsenal secured qualification for the Champions League last 16 and eased some of the mounting pressure on manager Arsene Wenger with a morale-boosting 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal got the perfect start when Yaya Sanogo finally notched his first goal for the club, 18 months

Kompany speaks up on racial treatment

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has opened up in his new book on the verbal abuse he suffered during his youth career. The 28-year-old, who began his career in Brussels, has revealed in a new biography Vincent Kompany -'Van Ket tot Kapitein' that players of different racial backgrounds would receive abuse

PSG 1-1 RSC Anderlecht: Match Report

Paris St Germain were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Anderlecht in Champions League Group C. The visitors took the lead through Demy De Zeeuw with a little over 20 minutes remaining before Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the equaliser two minutes later. Things got harder for the visitors when Sacha

Anderlecht 0-5 PSG: Match Report

Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued his extraordinary goalscoring run with four goals as Paris St Germain thumped Anderlecht 5-0 in Brussels. Ibrahimovic completed his first Champions League hat-trick in a devastating 18-minute spell before half-time to ensure the French champions easily maintained their perfect record in Group C. Edinson Cavani got in on the

Anderlecht 0-3 Olympiakos: Match Report

Kostas Mitroglou's hat-trick fired Olympiacos to a 3-0 victory in Belgium and inflicted a second successive Champions League defeat on Anderlecht. Mitroglou gave Olympiacos a first-half lead which was preserved by Aleksandar Mitrovic's penalty miss. And the Greece striker scored twice more after half-time to complete a comfortable win which leaves

Benfica 2-0 Anderlecht: Match Report

Benfica's Champions League dream got off to a solid start as Jorge Jesus' men beat Anderlecht2-0 in Group C on Tuesday. First-half goals from Filip Djuricic and Luisao gave the home side an early advantage that they were not prepared to relinquish and they now find themselves comfortably off the mark in

SS Lazio announce Biglia deal

Italian capital outfit Lazio have finally made the signing of Argentine international Lucas Biglia official. The Biancocelesti have confirmed that the player has signed a five-year contract after netting the midfielder from Anderlecht. The 27-year-old, formerly of Argentinos Juniors and Independiente, moves to Italy after spending the last seven seasons in Belgium.

Lazio prepare Biglia swoop

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare is in talks with Anderlecht about signing Lucas Biglia this summer. The midfielder, previously paired with Inter, is wanted by the capital club ahead of the 2013-14 campaign. The Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Tare is set to fly to Belgium to conclude a deal for the

Fiorentina sign Iakovenko

Fiorentina have announced the capture of Ukrainian forward Oleksandr Iakovenko from Anderlecht. The Viola have handed the 25-year-old recruit a contract until June 2016 at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. The player started his career with Metalist Kharkiv, before spells at Lierse, Genk, Westerlo and Leuven.