Bayern Munich on fire as they thrash Hamburg 8-0

Bayern Munich inflicted another humiliating defeat on Hamburg at the Allianz Arena to remain firmly on course to retain their Bundesliga title. Two years after thrashing Hamburg 9-2 at home, Bayern went goal crazy again as braces from Thomas Muller, Arjen Robben and Mario Gotze plus further strikes from Robert Lewandowski

Shakhtar Donetsk lose Striker

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira has died in a car crash in the Ukrainian city on Saturday, the club have announced. In a statement on their website, Shakhtar said that the Brazilian, 25, was a "wonderful person, a talented footballer, open and friendly guy," the club added. "It is

Real Sociedad 0-2 Shakhtar Donetsk: Match Report

Real Sociedad were punished for failing to take their chances as they were beaten 2-0 by Shakhtar Donetsk thanks to Alex Teixeira's brace. The home side had numerous chances to take the lead, but Shakhtar held firm and Teixeira showed his class in their opening game of Champions League Group A. Jagoba Arrasate made three changes to

Totteham set for Willian and Lamela double swoop

Tottenham are closing in on a £60 million double swoop for Roma star Erik Lamela and Anzhi Makhachkalaattacker Willian according to Willian is set to undergo a medical in London on Tuesday, with Spurs technical director Franco Baldini meeting with Roma chief Walter Sabatini in the next 24 hours. The White Hart Lane outfit have yet to confirm

Manchester City confirm signing of Fernandinho

Manchester City have announced the arrival of Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk on a four-year contract. The 28-year-old has been a long-term target for City and, despite not having a manager in place, the club have completed a deal reportedly worth in the region of 29 million pounds. Fernandinho spent eight

Fernandinho linked to City for 42m pounds

Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho appears set to join Manchester City after the club reportedly agreed a fee with Shakhtar Donetsk. The English Premier League giants are still without a manager, with Manuel Pellegrini ÔÇô expected to take charge ÔÇô yet to officially be named. But strengthening of a squad which finished well behind