Barcelona agreed to sign Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano and may trade striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to AC Milan for as much as 40 million euros ($50.8 million).
European and Italian champion Inter Milan is preparing to offer Liverpool about 20 million pounds ($31 million) for midfielder Javier Mascherano, the Daily Express said.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Premier League head Richard Scudamore wants the world soccer to follow his lead by banning investment funds from buying shares in players, a $3 billion-a- year market. His opponents say the plan won’t work.
"We had the best chances but we did not take them."
- Javier Mascherano on Jul 13, 2014