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 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
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
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
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's Champions League dream got off to a solid start as Jorge Jesus' men beat┬áAnderlecht2-0 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
Italian capital outfit┬áLazio┬áhave finally made the signing of Argentine international Lucas┬áBiglia┬áofficial. The┬áBiancocelesti┬áhave confirmed that the player has signed a five-year contract after netting the midfielder from┬áAnderlecht. The 27-year-old, formerly of┬áArgentinos┬áJuniors and┬áIndependiente, moves to Italy after spending the last seven seasons in Belgium.
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 have announced the capture of Ukrainian forward┬áOleksandr 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.
Duda┬ástruck either side of half-time as┬áMalaga┬ádenied┬áAnderlecht┬áthe chance to compete in the Europa League in the new year. The Portuguese opened the scoring on the brink of the interval, but Milan Jovanovic equalised soon after the restart. Duda restored his side's advantage soon after, but Dieumerci Mbokani salvaged a point at the
Malaga┬áwill be without influential defender Martin Demichelis in their final group stage match against┬áAnderlecht┬áon Tuesday after the Argentine centre-back picked up his third booking in the competition against Zenit St Petersburg last time out. Sergio Sanchez looks set to take his place in defence and make his third appearance in this