600 and counting for Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi's 600th career goal for club and country sent Barcelona eight points clear at the top of the La Liga table after a vital 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid. Messi converted his third free-kick in three consecutive La Liga matches in the 26th minute to secure a deserved victory against

Swansea confirm signing of Borja Baston for £15.5m

Swansea have confirmed the signing of Borja Baston for £15.5m from Atletico Madrid, subject to international clearance. Sources revealed the two clubs had agreed the deal on Tuesday, with the 23-year-old becoming Swansea's record signing. Borja, who will wear Swansea's number 10 shirt, spoke about the excitement and pressure of joining Swansea. "There

Borja Baston having Swansea medical 

​ Spanish striker Borja Baston is having his Swansea City medical before a proposed a £15m club record transfer. The 23-year-old Atletico Madrid forward, who scored 18 La Liga goals on loan at Eibar last season, is set sign a four-year deal at the Welsh club. The Swans have already signed fellow Spaniard

[Video] Galatasaray 0-2 Atletico Madrid: Match Highlights

Atletico Madrid kicked off their Champions League campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Galatasaray in Istanbul thanks to two goals from Antoine Griezmann. Diego Simeone's side dominated the opening stages, and took the lead courtesy of an exquisite 18th-minute strike from the France international. Griezmann then moved the visitors further ahead

Joao Miranda joins Inter Milan

Inter Milan have signed Brazilian defender Joao Miranda from Atletico Madrid. Atletico says that the 30-year-old centre-back will play for the Nerazzurri after the two clubs reached a deal. Miranda spent four seasons at Atletico, helping them win the Spanish league, Europa League and Copa del Rey. The player had been tipped with

New Watford boss relishes the challenge ahead

New Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores insists he has no fears after becoming the club's fifth coach in the space of 12 months. Giuseppe Sannino, Oscar Garcia, Billy McKinlay and Slavisa Jokanovic all managed Watford in the Championship last season as the club achieved promotion to the Premier League but Flores

Arda Turan keen on £29m Chelsea transfer

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan wants to join Chelsea in a £29million deal this summer. The Blues are emerging as strong candidates to land the talented Turkey star ahead of next season. Turan wants to leave the Spanish capital this summer; news that has alerted a host of Europe's top clubs. Chelsea are

Tevez returns home

Carlos Tevez has completed a return to his boyhood club Boca Juniors from Serie A winners Juventus. The deal was announced by Boca during Argentina's Copa America quarter-final penalty shootout victory over Colombia, in which Tevez scored the winning spot kick. The 31-year-old began his career at Boca as a teenager before