Zlatan Ibrahimovic has four-game ban cut

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had his four-match domestic suspension reduced to three games by the French league. PSG had appealed the case to the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF) to have the suspension reduced and the league have acted on the CNOSF's recommendation. The Swedish striker was banned following an

Ben Arfa completes Nice move

Newcastle outcast Hatem Ben Arfa has signed for Ligue 1 side Nice following his release from the Magpies. The playmaker fell out of favour with both Newcastle and Hull, who ended his loan spell early after coach Steve Bruce was unimpressed with the player's attitude - and his contract at St

Xavi suffers a knock in training

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez preparation for the coming season has suffered a setback and will be out for some couple of weeks after suffering a calf injury in pre-season training. The 36-year old was present in Barcelona's 1-1 draw against French club side Nice on Saturday. "Xavi suffered a slight calf strain