Turkish soccer champion Galatasaray’s $57 million of debt due in the next 12 months, racked up by hiring coach Roberto Mancini and players including former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, is drawing whistles from investors.
Arsenal signed midfielders Mikel Arteta and Yossi Benayoun, along with defenders Andre Santos and Per Mertesacker before European soccer’s trade deadline. London rival Tottenham added one player and let six leave.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his competition-leading ninth goal as Real Madrid beat Galatasaray 3-0 to move closer to a third straight Champions League soccer semifinal. Malaga and Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0.